Tuesday, June 7, 2016

06/07/16 - "Cuddles With Spotty"

(Insert whiny voice here):  You guuuyyyyssss... I'm so behind on blogging!
 
(Okay regular voice from here on out):
I have been scrapping but I'm behind on blogging.
Well, at least that's the better problem to have, right?
 
My problem is I don't know how to just share a layout w/ a brief description...
I always feel like I have to tell "a story" or at least explain my layout/why I created it...
And that always seems to become such a lengthy process....which is fine, usually, but when I go through my 'bouts of  'low energy' (my energy cycles go up and down and sometimes will stay down for quite a while before going up again...) it becomes exhausting!
Blogging shouldn't be "exhausting" so I just stop altogether.
 
It's funny cuz as an introvert you'd think a 'brief description' is what I'd be all about... you know, the less talking the better...
And when I actually 'talk' that's pretty much how I am, but when I 'write' it's the opposite.
Anyway enough about that...
I'll try to keep (the rest of) this brief:
 
I need to catch up on my blogging and to (hopefully) make this easier on myself I'm going to start w/ my most recent layout and go backwards until I'm caught up!
 
My first (errr..last/most current) layout is this one:
 
 
"Cuddles With Spotty"
Journaling: With so many fur babies sometimes Spotty doesn't get enough attention so today was time for some Cuddles With Spotty 6.4.2016"
 


Created (mostly) for the SB.com
"Scrap Your Pet/Animal" Challenge
*No Twist
 didn't realize it until after I was finished but I used the exact same dog tag PP on the last layout of Spotty I created: Such a Good Boy
 
I guess it was made for him!
 
 
 
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Also included I the following June SB.com Challenges:
>HOARDERS Challenge
9 items:
Everything on this page (including the BG), except the file buttons, is over a year-and-a-half old (the dark blue paper is approximately 15 years old)
*NO TWIST

>Sticker Challenge
23 stickers:
-Alphas (17)
-Camera
-"With Love"
-Self Adhesive Buttons (3)
-Self Adhesive dog-head banner
*No Twist

>Scrap with Your Scraps
2 Scraps:
-The blue and white polka dotted PP
-The blue and white graph PP (Circle)
 
 

4 comments:

  1. This is so fun! LOVING that background paper and the photos!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  2. Cute layout. And yes, blogging should be fun...I enjoy your posts...even if you just post the photo, I'd totally comment :) but it is nice to read about your creative process as well :D

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  3. I always feel a little weird just showing a layout with no backstory either. But sometimes no explanation is needed. Do what feels right to you, whether it's writing a lot or a little, frequently or not! :)

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  4. I write a tiny little backstory and then include my supply list unless I really have a story to tell. Usually it's just a short little blurb. I think this layout is adorable. The sunny background rocks!

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