Happy Saturday afternoon! Yahoo, I love Saturday afternoons...!! The ones where you don't have anything planned and can just cruise along, doing whatever grabs you. It's been a tidying kind of day today too. Cleaning up all the schrapnel on my work table, in my house in general, and in my head!! I finally FINALLY like I am back to my normal self, after the gross wretched flu-cold thing that had me in its grips over pretty much the entire Christmas holidays. Sheesh!! I almost got depressed. Dragging my sorry butt around the house in my pjs for an entire week without getting out of the house (I just felt too pathetic) blowing my nose off, coughing out lungs...Anyways!! I'm SO glad that's over and done with.
The end of this week saw me on a bit of creating marathon-frenzy: I was asked to create two gift albums just before the holidays, and hadn't had much of a chance to get at them before Christmas (added to the fact it was a photo compliation of a number of people's photos, so I was waiting for all the material to trickle in over the holidays before I could finally get to work...) and what with my getting sick and all, I had to do the entire project in only a few days. On that I'd say: don't try this at home. It was mostly an excerise in running around with a flaming head. Now that I think of it, I must be getting pretty good at running around with a flaming head because I seem to do it quite often when I'm working on a deadline...If anyone out there has this natural tendency when it comes to "completing important projects of a creative nature" and has any advice for me, I'd love to hear it!! :) I dunno...maybe that's just how I work best and should find a way to see it in a positive light. Hmmmm. I'll have to meditate on that one a wee bit and get back to you.
Here's a couple pics of the finished albums:
It might be difficult to see, but the covers, backs and sides of both albums are covered in fabric. They both contain approximately 12 double-page spreads of photos and writing. Oh, and the albums measure about 30 x 22 cms.
Okay, I'm off to fool around with my new sewing machine that the Three Kings brought me. I've been waiting all week to get a chance to get it set up and revv the motor awhile!! ;D Enjoy your Saturday!