August 11, 2012

Where did I go?

Was there a time that you feel overwhelmed with this hobby? I did. It has been a few months that I have to put my scrapbooking hobby to a halt because of work and summer vacation. Then when I was ready to go back, I can't find Mr. Mojo.

I decided to stay away from my blog and some online communities because I wanted to enjoy this hobby. I don't want to feel the pressure of creating, what people think nor the need to get approval from others.

Thank goodness to online classes. I signed up to Nic Howard’s online class that inspired this layout and helped me get my mojo back. We were instructed to use chipboards and of course I used the gorgeous Imaginarium chipboards because they are perfect for any design I wanted to achieve. Now, I have been creating quite regularly and I am happy.

Beauty


Products Used: Webster Pages and Pink Paislee patterned papers, Ranger Distress Inks, Gesso Acrylic Paint, Shimmerz Pearlz and Kraft Cardstock.

Imaginarium Design Chipboards used:
Flourish 1 (IDFL0001)
9 Cogs on board (IDS0018)
Steampunk Clock (IDT0016)

Altering Imaginarium chipboards are very easy. I am sure you have seen a lot of techniques used by the amazing Design Team here. This time around, it was my little 4yr old (the girl in the photo) that altered all the chipboards I have used for this layout.



The three shape chipboards were stamped with 2 different colours of distressed inks. Then, it was randomly painted with white paint on some of the edges. While the word “Beauty” was initially painted with white then coated with yellow Shimmerz Pearlz.

8 comments:

Leanne said...

Gorgeous LG!! I'm glad you are back and creating for "you"..x

hilde janbroers said...

Glad you find back your mojo!! now hold it tight...lol. Your layout is gorgeous!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Glad to see you back!! This is Gorgeous!!!!!

Lizzyc said...

HI..This is really beautiful.. so happy to see your scrapping again..

Leigh said...

Lovely!
I'm glad you found the time and the desire to create again!

Monique Liedtke said...

I'm really loving this layout! So glad you're back!

Anonymous said...

Absolutely gorgeous. It looks simply understated but, so effective.

Jona Panesa said...

it really is gorgeous. Time really comes when we get overwhelmed with scrapbooking. I am still hibernating from scrapbooking. I love to enjoy the process of creating and still enjoying life and things that matter most.