What is new from the patio? A fair amount of focus looking forward & in particular, to December Stories scrapping. My new resolve to not purchase anything new was tested on Friday, when I was in Waterloo, which is very close to the only local scrap store left. Of course I had to visit.
I did sign up with Get It Scrapped, Debbie Hodge's free December Stories mini workshop. I really like the new to me idea of recording stories of December in a new way. First lesson - The Herald's of Christmas. Yes, yes, yes, a new perspective to the telling of the stories & remembering. Sing it Taylor - shake shake shake it up.
I cannot decide which album to use this year, in the past all my Christmas albums have been red, but like so many other things, I am feeling the need for a little shaking up. (I can hear Taylor Swift singing) I have two to choose from; the standard & classic deep ruby red (photo shows a bright red, it's not) or the green herringbone. Both are 12X12 & from the stash.
I also have to make a choice about a title page. Both "joy" pages would require a little more bling & I do have some red, green & clear bling rhinestones. I will add the year to the bottom of the page. The Simple Stories sheet of page is complete on its own - umm what's a girl to do?
|oops - how did this new sheet get in there?!?!|
I have started some of my foundation pages & from my stash, I have some pocket pages that were suppose to be 12X12 but the manufacturer missed the mark; almost, but not quite. I think I will use them for the stash of quote cards.
I am using these tags as my day markers - I have right through to the 31st of December. Each one has a little pocket so I can add some journaling thoughts.
My calendar so far just has the numbers on - that package only went to the 25th, so I have some other little squares that fit for the 6 days following.
I hope everyone has a wonderful week ahead. My thought for the week is: Tea is wealth itself, because there is nothing that cannot be lost, no problem that will not disappear, no burden that will not float away, between the first sip and the last.
My Gran said this all the time, but it is from The Minister of Leaves, The Republic of Tea.
PS - I do apologize if anyone now has that T.S song stuck in their head.