Sunday, April 1, 2012

Organize your Stuff Week 20 (round 5): One Little Word March Homework

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It may be April 1st, but this is no April Fool’s joke! We are here today to share our March One Little Word (OLW) Homework . What is OLW? It is the class at Big Picture Classes where we have all picked a word to represent our year (our one little word). The always awesome Ali Edwards gives us a monthly prompt to capture that word.  It is also a blog Hop, so you might have reached us from Orange Gearle.

Our word for 2012 is JOURNEY. This week, the homework was to do something concrete with our word. So, my magnificent mother-in-law flew out and watched the tribe, while I took three days of ME time at CKC Portland…a whole state (and what felt like an entire world) away!
Stamps:Tim Holtz, Avocado Arts,title: Thickers
Our text for this month reads:

This month I will actually take a JOURNEY. Not in any sort of metaphorical or spiritual way, but a get the heck out of dodge, on the road again, for real JOURNEY! My batteries need a recharge, and I am going SOLO!

This is the reverse side with the details of our trip.  Creative Me was so excited to use her Photoshop (one of the main reasons for the trip was to take photoshop classes) to put the pictures in...and to write on one during the journaling process!
OCD Me has reminded us to keep it short, but is was an AMAZING journey! We always are amazed at the wonderful people that we meet when our heart is open for any kind of a Journey!

Some of the previous posts about our trip are here and here.

Below is the rest of the blog hop list.  Jen is next if you are hopping. Thank you Margie as always for hosting!

Amanda <---YOU ARE HERE***
Jen                    <---NEXT***
Melissa S
Missus Wookie
Margie *Start of HOP
Orange Gearle


Missus Wookie said...

I've sooo been enjoying learning bits of photoshop as I wander the web and dabbling in digital scrapping. Learning new stuff from the digi files, Jessica Sprague and would love to take some classes in person. How fun that you got to do that.

Great photo with the frame :)

kelly said...

what a fabulous way to experience journey!! :) way to use your knowledge in your assignment! love, kelly

Cynthia said...

Okay I am kind of jealous! Your trip sounds freaking amazing! So happy for all the different parts of you!

jillconyers said...

What a fun post! I haven't been to a CKC in so long. A perfect weekend of ME time.

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Catherine said...

What a lovely layout you created, the colors and embellishments, swoon. Journey is one of my favorite words, as it can be interpreted so many different ways. Thanks for sharing your journey with us.

Donna said...

How wonderful that you were able to take an action through a journey. Great mother-in-law, too. What a blessing.

cinback said...

Oh good for you! I have never gone on a journey solo.

Naomi said...

That is so awesome! Good for you for leaving for three whole days. Impressive!

Ruth said...

Good that you managed 'me' time and aren't we thankful for mums/mums-in-law who hold the fort.

Lisa said...

I really love your word! I got away, too, in March. Nothing like it to breathe life back into life :)