Sharing my last Scrapbooking From the Inside Out layout for the month of August. For this layout, I chose a different way to "escape"...
There are times in my day to day life when I feel a little overwhelmed. A little tired. A little restless. A little frustrated.
And there are times when I would just like to escape for awhile. Just get in my car and go to a hotel and stay by myself in the peace and quiet. Where no one is yelling "MOM" all day long in a whiny voice. Where no one is complaining about the food I cook. Or can't find the item they are looking for and are expecting me to pull it out of thin air.
And it's ok because I am human. So I come back to reality and realize that my family loves and needs me. Just as I love and need them. I am pretty essential to their everyday life! And that is a blessing. Something I am truly grateful for on a daily basis!
But every once in a while, on a particularly crazy day, you might see me eying my car from the doorway and wondering what would happen if I just got in and went for a little drive :)
Photo taken by my daughter while she was playing with the camera on my phone. I found it a few days later :)
This is probably one of the most real layouts I have done in a while. And it felt good :)
I actually used some pink Perfect Pearls and did a dry brushing technique, a stencil from the Crafter's Workshop and blue stamping ink. All which came in the August Escape kit. I am typically not much of a "mixed media" scrapper, but I had a lot of fun experimenting with it all :)
Also, bright pink is not a color I usually choose to scrap with. But in little doses and with that blue, I like it quite a bit :)
Have you scrapbooked about any difficult topics recently?