Thursday, May 06, 2010


So, we went on a week long trip to New Hampshire at the beginning of April. I took lots of pictures, as I tend to do. I like the idea of scrapbooking, I always enjoy seeing other people's pages and art, I have lots of supplies for it (and for making cards and books and ...) but, somehow, I never get around to doing it myself.

I decided that I'm going to do it for this past trip, so I pulled out some 6x6 cardstock and printed out a bunch of pictures. Each page takes a while to do, and they're very much not finished (and I want to make more pages with other pictures from the trip), but mostly, I'm feeling frustrated. The pages don't look as good to me as the ones I see from other people. I don't know if it's because they're mine, so I'm more judgemental, or if it's just that they're not finished yet (and it shows)...

Also, I'm really not sure that this is my 'craft'. Merrie won't look at the book, when it's done, and Geordie hates to see pictures of himself, so he won't look either. That sort of means that there's no one to show the book to - other than here, online.

What do you think? Are they okay? What do they need? (Besides journalling - I haven't written the journalling yet.)



Tina said...

great job!!! scrapbooking is fun when you have the time for it. Great photos!!!!

come by when you have a chance to see my artful thursday project.

embellishments by tina

tamdoll said...

I think these look great. I used to scrapbook all the time - and it got so exhausting after a while trying to think of themes, and designs... now if I put books in an album I simply make sure I have Who, What, Where, When, Why and the pictures. Over time, that's what really counts..