Hello. In what feels like the blink of an eye, I'm doing my 115th blog post. I started blogging as a personal challenge to myself - as both a technical and creative challenge. Truth - I love it. I love that my blog is an electronic map of my life. I love that blogging connects me to people around the world - HELLO YOU in South Africa, America, India, China, Japan, Canada, Germany, Malaysia, Denmark, Ukraine and the United Kingdom who regularly visit my blog. Thanks for stopping by.
And now, a little project to share. This "this is my life" project was initiated by Stacy Julian; it was intended to be a real mini-book which fits into the palm of your hand, but I made my album 15cm x 15cm. I like doing projects which are a snapshot of my life at a specific point in time, like Ali Edwards' "a week in the life" project - go take a look, Ali's 2011 project is starting shortly.
The world changes so quickly and we are changing and growing all the time, so these snapshots of what I like, think, feel, wear, eat, drive, do, etc. are awesome to look back on as a piece of the puzzle that makes up my life. For this project, I took photo's of my everyday life - from my shoes to driving in traffic, the goodies on my bedside table, my office workspace, the water bottle which is always by my side, and even a photo of my dishwasher which makes my life just a little bit easier! I put the album together with as little fuss as possible - just some doublesided paper, handwritten notes, bound together with an O-ring and some ribbon. No fuss, no hassle. Just the way I like it.
Just some cardstock which I covered using sticky plastic to protect
the front and back covers; the stamp is by Heidi Swapp (I think!)
This is the little basket which is home to my mini albums;
it lives in my craft room