Friday, February 1, 2013

Get a LOAD of this!

I am taking part in LOAD for the month of February.  LOAD stands for Lay Out A Day.  I've done two-week LOADS before; one time it was technique-focused, another time it was a Sketch LOAD.  Those ones were through my local scrapbook store, A PILE OF SCRAP!  But THIS one?  This is an online LOAD (go here for more info: and is a FULL MONTH!!  Ack! 

I'm going to love it;
my house will not;
And I know my dog won't love it;
because he won't be getting as much attention.  But I'm looking forward to the chaos that will soon reign for 28 days. Hmm, I should take a before/after picture of my scraproom, LOL.

Today is Day 1, and the prompt we were given was "No Words". 

Create a layout with no journalling, no title... try to convey the feeling without using words.  My first reaction was to create a layout of Rudy, with hearts all around (because I love the little guy).  But the sample layout that was shown used that concept, and I didn't want to copy.  So I started thinking of winter photos, and using snowflakes to either indicate the cold, or how much snow there was. 

These photos were taken just after Christmas, back in 2005.  My brother and I were visiting our parents for the holiday; I was going to be heading back home that afternoon, and there had been quite a snowstorm the previous night / that morning.  I did make it home that day though. :)

Here is the layout:
Patterned Paper: Carta Bella
Cardstock: Reflections
Diamond Stickles
Martha Stewart Border Punch
Clear Dew Drops
Making Memories Slice - FaLaLa cartridge (for the snowflakes)

We'll see how Days 2 and 3 go; this weekend is quite busy for me.  I'm heading out Saturday for a quick road-trip (2 hours there, 2 hours back) for a dress fitting.  And the men and women curling provincials are this weekend, and I was hoping to take in some games. And Sunday is the Superbowl (yes, I'll be watching!).  And then there's my New Year's Resolution of making at least one new recipe a week, so I'll have to make something this weekend.

See? Busy!

I hope you'll follow me on my LOAD journey this month!

1 comment:

  1. Love this layout Dana! Thanks for sharing. I am impressed you are doing LOAD. Enjoy all your fun stuff this weekend.