Monthly Archives: May 2007

Albert Lea MN DigiScrappin’ Marathon

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Well…at long last ladies…we have two summer ‘retreats’ of sorts for you to pick from! They are both in Albert Lea Minnesota … a central location, easy for everyone in the Midwest to get to.

Check out our website: www.digitalscrapbookingfriends.com

You’ll find all the details on the tab titled ROAD TRIPS … Albert Lea is the second on the list.

Do consider joining us … it just won’t be the same without you!

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Mother’s Day Thoughts

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This week I’ve been thinking about the many gifts my mother has given me. The one I appreciate most is the encouragement she’s given me as I’ve explored all kinds of creative outlets (even now!) . . . she is always encouraging. When I’ve worried that maybe I’m just chasing a rainbow or a crazy rabbit trail, she’s reminded me to just enjoy the process . . . “there is no limit on the number of creative skills I’m allowed to pursue” . . . and that there is no ‘expectation’ other than to come away having learned something new about myself. I so appreciate that about my mom!

That said, my current ‘creative outlet’ has been working on using my digital software skills to create my own scrapbooking kits. This page was made from a kit I made as a participant in the SNL #26 challenge. The forum provides the color palette and everyone ‘playing’ starts with a blank slate . . . no rules . . . just create papers and embellishments for digital scrapbooking! I’m having so much fun with this month’s colors I’ve already created four kits! Who knows, I may even get them posted to my PAPERS page!