Every month I receive the Ali Edwards ‘Story’ kit and also the ‘Stories By the Month’ kit. I have been a subscriber since day one and they continue to be my favourite product to reach for. Because I haven’t been as creative as I like over the past year, I have several kits unopened. Yikes. This month, I opted to grab a kit in order to absolutely crush it. Boom. I did not crush it.
Insert sad face.
However, the cork letters were used as a jumping off point. I finished not one but two layouts as a result. And that, my friends, is what I am calling a win.
The words reminded me of a couple sets of photos. Next thing I knew it, I managed to have two layouts going at the same time. With the Pink Paislee Bloom Street embellishment pack and papers in hand, I was going between both layouts moving things around until I was happy. It’s funny how I started the night with no creativity and almost a forced plan. By the end of the night, I was oozing. Bottom line is simple. “Just start”. I have to keep reminding myself of this. It sounds so easy but “just start” almost hurts.
It doesn’t hurt.
Just start today.
Cathy Caines, Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator
2013-14, 2017, 2018 Stampin’ Up! Artisan Design Team Member
2014-Present Creative Scrapbooker Magazine Blogger
2017-Present Simple Scrapper Creative Team Member
2020-21 Ali Edwards Guest Story Teller
St. John’s, Newfoundland Labrador