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Rachel Greig

Good on you Heidi! I often feel the same... and only yesterday I was scrolling through MY digi photos too - and thinking of how much I need to scrapbook for ME! Look forward to seeing what you create this week. My me time will have to wait, I'm off to teach in Perth for a few days.

Nita

Can't believe how much your children have grown ~ add to the fact that you now have Capri, and there's another baby on the way! You deserve some ME TIME ~ I can't wait to see what you create!

I have two girls, and it's hard to make time for me! However, I did take one of the classes through Scrap-A-Faire this weekend, and it was awesome! So nice to have ME time, and I truly enjoyed it ~ now, if only I could get some more time!! HA!

Ania

How cool - good luck in finding and reclaiming your hobby as your own!! :)

Marije

The way I sort out my digital photos, is I save them in a folder until I have close to 700mb. Then I burn a disc. That way it never gets out of hand! I put the dates on the disc and put them in order in a box :) The hardest part is picking photos to print, I would liek to print them ALL!! :D

Marije

OH! And you have BEAUTIFUL kids!

Kayla MacAulay

i can't wait to see what you come up with, I always LOVE to see your work, good on you for taking some ME scrapbooking time, I am often trying to complete scrapbooks that people are asking me to do that aren't for me, so i haven't been doing much ME scrapbooking either :( i'll get to it. anyway. good luck.
hugz!! :) kayla

Natalie

just last night I was looking through all my digital photos - and thinking about how bad I really need to get an external hard drive to back them all up. That is going on my todo list TODAY!

patty

enjoy your "play" time!!!
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AndreaJ

Sometimes you just gotta do something fun. It recharges your spirit! I can't wait to see what you do!

Dawn Bibbs

Well good for you!!! I guess once you find "work" in the "hobby" that you love, it almost defeats the purpose of the hobby. And to some extent, it's no longer enjoyable. I mean c'mon, who enjoys HAVING to do work? SMILE.
I'm glad quite the opposite has happened with you and you're again, making time to do what you love and have a passion for..."work" on your "hobby". Gotta love it! Can't wait to see what you create. Enjoy your week.

Vee

have so much fun creating!!
you deserve it and can't wait to see what you create :)

Talia

Good for you, Heidi!! I can imagine how hard it must be for you to scrapbook just for fun. And isn't what this is all about? have fun!

Patty

Glad to know that I am not alone. I am a scrapbook teacher. Too often i am making a page just for the class or just for a product. And i lose the love of this hobby that started 5 yrs ago for me. So I, too, took some time for me - just to play, just to scrapbook. I took the whole month of January off - it was fabulous! And i fell in love with scrapbooking again. Heidi - have your fun. Can't wait to see how renewed you are!

maryjo

cool!
can't wait to see what u come up w/.
enjoy your play time- u deserve it...
mj

StayFunny

ENJOY ENJOY and ENJOY your time to create!
I can't wait to see what your amazing brain will come with and see the final result!
Feel free and go with the vibes!

Laura

Heidi - You SHOULD be playing, you are the reason the rest of us get to right ?! Indulge yourself girl. I am not so patiently waiting for the end of my semester so I too can call off all "things to do" and just put "Scrapbook" back on my list. It is most definitely time.
And you are so right, I think the reason you make sure great stuff is because you are a scrapbooker. You know what you will love and what works and won't, and the rest of us thank you for that. Not to mention that I am DYING to see the results ... enjoy your week =)

Jolene George

Good for you! As soon as I move and get settled in, I plan to do a lot of scrapping for ME. it's been too long and I miss it so much. http://jolenegeorge.blogspot.com/

lisa

yay! i can't wait to see some of your stuff! good for you--have fun!

Darlaina

Hey Heidi,
Love your blog! Can't wait to see the scrapbook pages you come up with. So fun to look at and get ideas from! I don't scrapbook, but love using your products and ideas for cardmaking. Great stuff! I was just drooling over your big photo corners on Saturday!

Anyway, the other night I was also scrolling through my thousands of digital photos on my computer and thinking, "I've got to archive these and back them up." If you find a good program or way to do this, let us know!

Enjoy your personal creative time! Thanks for everything!

scrapbooking for others

When I started scrapbooking for others 3 years ago, I quickly realized that scrapbooking for me took a backseat! I make premade scrapbook layouts and sell them on ebay (sbfo), teach at my LSS (much more work than I ever imagined, but love it) and have 6 private clients that keep me so busy. One of my goals for BPS A Year to Remember 2007 was to scrapbook one layout a week for me...but I have only made 3 layouts for me so far this year. Hey, but the year is young and there are many crops to go to yet! Love your blog and BPS class! Vickie K

Kim Griffin

PLAY, PLAY, PLAY away Heidi...can't wait to see what's up your sleeve this time! I played with lots of your products a few weeks ago and they were forwarded to you to have a peak at...i hope you enjoyed seeing your stuff on someone else's "creative canvas" for a change!!
you inspire so many people in more than just scrapbooking Heidi, God bless you for the genuine and loving person that you are!!
Kim
:O)

kim Loewen

I'm excited to see your creations! Have fun creating and taking time for yourself...enjoy!

paige

oh do create!!!! but please share, we are all so inspired by your personal pieces!

Leslie

Have fun playing this week!! Can't wait to see the results.

As someone who recently lost all my photos from Feb 2006-Dec 2006, please, please find time to back up! Just do it! If you wait for the perfect system like I was doing, you may lose some of those precious memories.
Thanks for sharing your blog with us! You certainly inspire me to create and enjoy the hobby! Leslie

Jana

GOOD FOR YOU! Hope your mojo is flowin' and that you get lots of fun scrapping done just for YOU & your precious family. Have fun!

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