Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Journaling Yourself- By Keren Tamir


Keren here and its my turn again on the Blue Fern Studios blog.
This month my reveal is all about me, how I feel, my thoughts and memories of this time of my life as I'm approaching 40. I had to jot down some of my thoughts and feelings so I can one day look back and remember them. I guess this is what scrapbooking is all about. I always thought I should scrapbook for my kids so they can have these memories in the future. However I actually think that I am scrapbooking for myself, so when I'm old and gray (LOL) I can look back and remember how I felt or how I looked. That is if I can find these layouts amidst the hundreds of boxes I will have by then.

"Happy"


 I've used the new and amazing Ombré Dreams collection for both layouts today. It is such a gorgeous collection and so versatile. I just love it so much and its perfect for my style.


I framed my photo in the new Wildflower chipboard frame. I painted in purple and turquoise to match the colours of the papers. 


I used a few of the layering stems and the tweet friends branch to layer in between the flowers. I also painted them in purple and turquoise. 


Finally I used pieces of the graduated circles and the happy title from the optimist word set to finish the page.



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"Believe"


Here is my second layout this month and it also about me but with my new haircut.
I recently cut my hair short so I can donate it. I figured I should also record this episode in my life as I very seldomly journal about myself. I think it happens about once a year so at least now I have two layouts showing my Before and After pictures of my hair.


I have a how to video on how I create this layout here below so I won't go into a lot of specific details and just watch the video.









Thank you so much for visiting the Blue Fern blog today!!
Have a wonderful day!!

Keren

8 comments:

  1. Oh my, these are simply stunning, Keren!

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  2. Stunning! So true that not only will our children enjoy these glimpses of days gone by, but so will we enjoy looking back at ourselves in years to come!

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  3. The Lo's are simply amazing Keren! Love them so much! And I enjoyed watching the video..TFS ! Plz keep them coming.. its so much fun to watch you create such gorgeous pages!

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  4. Thank you Keren for a fabulous video tutorial! Love this layout. So beautiful.

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  5. Gorgeous work, Keren! You do purple so well! And I love the new haircut!

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  6. Love how you scrapped yourself and your beautiful new 'do'! Gorgeous colorful lo's, great journaling.

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  7. amazing projects Keren, amazed at how you always come up with such beautiful creations! You're a well of inspiration!

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