I hope you’re not getting too tired of scrapbook pages! I’m on a roll, and afraid to quit for fear of not getting back to it. I REALLY want to finish this album before I run out of steam!
I made the decision many years ago to scrap chronologically rather than just picking photos here and there to scrap. But, back in those days, I wasn’t an avid photographer. I just took the photos I needed to take to document the event, and rarely got the camera out for everyday stuff.
Now it seems like I walk around with a camera in my hands all day every day, so I have photos galore, and no hope of ever getting all of them into traditional layouts. PLUS, I take tons and tons of photos of wildlife and scenery when we are on vacation, and traditional layouts would go on forever – BORING! But, I can’t just throw them away, or put them in boxes somewhere. So I’ve come up with a way of getting them in albums, but without page after page after page on the same subject.
I collage them.
It works like this – I pick out the most interesting photos and do a two page layout on whatever the subject is, like this one of Elk.
Then I take all the leftover photos and do another 2 page spread collaged, allowing for many more photos on a page than if I was needing journaling or embellishments.
And this one of Buffalo…
Followed by its collages of extra photos…
I most CERTAINLY am on a roll!
Today I am feeling extremely grateful to be caring for my grandchildren while their parents work. Not all grandparents get to see their babies nearly every day! My Hannah, Bea and Joshua are the lights of my life – soon to be joined by another light, Baby Lexie. Life is good. No, Life is GREAT!