I went to a scrapbooking session last Friday night with my friend, Brenda. It was my first scrap in more than a year.
In fact, the last scrap I attended was with Brenda when she first introduced me to scrapbooking.
I've put off scrapbooking for lack of time and space in my little house. And I spend most of my little free time keeping up with bills and laundry and pursuing other interests . . . crocheting, knitting and sewing.
Besides spending time with Brenda, I realized (or remembered) how much scrapbooking makes me happy. Well, any time spent creating makes me happy. I don't really know why.
I spent time working on a small 5" X 7" book I had started over a year ago about my first trip off the East Coast — a visit to Chris' hometown of Evansville, Ind. That was back in 2007. See how far behind I am? I haven't even started on our wedding album yet (we've been married 2 years now).
Here are the 4 pages I completed:
On the way home, Brenda and I talked about how nice it would be to have a local scrapping club or get together in the Twin Counties. Last week's scrap was in Dobson, N.C. Though close, still not close enough to participate in the club's regular scraps.
I think scrapping clubs are the best way to complete albums. You get to spread out on large tables, spend hours of uninterrupted time working and fellowship with other like-minded people. Trying out new tools and winning drawings isn't too bad either. :)
Maybe we should organize our own scrap. It would be nice to get some albums completed.
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