Monday, April 23, 2012

”You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.” -- Rabindranath Tagore

Creative beings are always looking to draw inspiration from somewhere.
We need constant stimulation.
When I began scrap booking I subscribed to 2 wonderful magazines.
Scrapbooks etc. and Creating keepsakes.
I still love the days they come in the mail.
I take my mags. to a quiet place and slowly study each page for new ideas and suggestions.
As the years passed and I became computer savvy I made friends
(or just became a fan) of fellow scrapbookers.
This week I will show you how to be inspired.
It's almost the same as scrap lifting. 
And you don't have to wait for your magazine to come.
There are a few ladies that I absolutely loooove because of their consistent style.
Today I will introduce you to two of them.
You will clearly see how I draw my inspiration from them and then make it my own.
My daughter Rachel  took some fun and funky pictures of her sister.
There will be many different ways that I will be preserving these memories.
Here's my first.
After I saw this post I was inspired to make this:


Another one of my top 3 creative genius scrappers is this fabulous lady.
I discovered her several years ago and she continues to fascinate me with her unique style.
She inspired me to make this one:

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As you can see I don't have one style that I prefer to use to express myself.
There are many moods to my work.
And I love that.
Some of the time I like to work with straight lines.
And other times I like to free fall!
What is your style?
If you don't have it down pat yet, don't fret.
The fun is in the search.
Trying different ways.
Exploring.
Finding.
Being stimulated and inspired.
That's what it's all about for me.
The end result is besides the point.
It's the process that means everything....











5 comments:

Dani Cristina said...

Is beautiful the two LOs!
I loved.
Hugs
Dani Cristina
Brasil

Debbie said...

You've got such creative and fun ideas, Faygie! Not just in scrapbooking, your prose, too.

Faygie Fellig said...

thanx to both of you for comments. means alot!

donkey and the carrot said...

They are so lovely!!! Live love laugh! That's a moto!

Tracy said...

Both pages are stunning.
I love the journaling you did on the second one.
I am not sure what my style is or if I even have one, but I am okay with that :)