• scrapbooking your stash - scraplifting yourself - Danie Faye
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    Scrapbooking with Scraps

    Scrapbooking with Scraps (Process #2) Welcome back to the latest installment in my Scrapbooking with Scraps series! In today’s blogpost, we will focus on drawing inspiration from yourself. Products Used: Crate Paper Notes & Things Crate Paper Wonder Maggie Holmes Chasing Dreams Studio Calico “Kit“ Studio Calico “Kit“ Watercolors  Various scraps from old American Crafts collections The Process: Since I drew inspiration from a layout within my presence, it came together pretty quick. I pulled a lot of pieces from my scrap bin for layering. I matched my layers to the photo. The photo was taken in late February, which on the Gulf Coast, can be confused with fall season…

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    How My Scrapbooking Style Has Evolved

    If you follow me on social media, you get the luxury of experiencing my emotional rollercoaster. Ha! It is not what you think. I am the victim of “being your worst critic.” When I tell you guys that I constantly fall in and out of love with layouts, you would call me crazy. I do not know why I am like this, but as I mentioned in my last blog post, my followers continuously push me to accept how beautiful my work is. With that said, let us go WAAAAAY back to when I first started scrapbooking and see how my style has evolved over the last 12 years. January…

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    What Inspires You?

    Sometimes you have to stop what you are doing and say “Why am I doing this?” If you have a valid reason for why you are doing whatever it is that you are questioning, then that is what inspires you. It really is that simple. I started scrapbooking…now crafting…to document the pregnancy of my firstborn. Not in a million years that I would think that I would continue this hobby 12 years later. I enjoy this hobby because it lets me center my emotions. It is my form of meditation. You may laugh, but I do go through a process to get myself in the mood to craft. Especially, now…