Over the last year or so, I've realized that I use most of my creative time to work on projects for my business. My old scrapbooks have been somewhat neglected. When I have worked on my personal pages, it is often when my energy and creative juices are depleted. The goal is often to just "get it done" and as a result the pages are over-simple.
So, I've decided to be sure to have a little time carved out each week to focus on a project or two JUST FOR FUN! This page is a result. Note that NONE of the images are from my beloved Close To My Heart cartridges -- gasp! Instead, I pulled from the Disney Classics cartridge to create this Captain Hook themed layout. (However, I did use CTMH cardstock of course and also our Silver Foil Paper.)
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Are you like me and need to start making time for your personal projects? Maybe you don't have a scrapbooking business distracting you, but I bet you have other things that fill up your days. I started with Close To My Heart for this very reason --- I was not finding time to scrapbook and thought that doing it as a job would force me to make time. I had found that I needed regular creative time to handle the stresses of life. My plan has worked well for me most of the time, but I still have to be careful to carve out time for my personal projects.
I'd love to hear from you! In the comments, I'd love to hear your struggles with making time for your hobbies -- scrapbooking or other. If you are inspired to mark off some creative time, please share what you are working on!