{New Layout} How Quickly Things Change

Hello there. Happy Wednesday to you. I wanted to pop in and share a new layout with you. This one was created for Simple Scrapper and was inspired by one of the March 2104 Story Starters.  I was looking through photos for something that would inspire me to scrap, since I wasn’t really feeling like scrapping. And then when I saw this photo, my heart swelled. My sweet baby boy, who is jus a few weeks from turning 5 and kindergarten quickly approaching. I knew I had to do something with this photo. I looked over the Story Starters for this month (March 2014) and immediately I knew what I wanted to write about … sometimes just a little push is all we need, right?

I’m not sure what I love most about this page … the photo, the colors, the journaling. It’s easily one of my favorites and super meaningful to me.

Kimberly Kalil Designs: How Quickly Things Change

Journaling reads:

I was pouring over old Facebook photos and stumble onto this one of Cooper from January 3, 2010  with the caption: Coop inside the little house Shelby made from a left over Christmas box. The photo, with his chubby cheeks and big blue eyes, is so precious.  But even more precious was the comment I found attached with it. Mike had posted the comment, but I don’t remember seeing it. He said “I love this kid, and especially the absolute joy in his eyes every time he’s got a new toy. I especially love that this is from ShelbyMade.”

“However, to be introspective for a rare moment, I especially love that, even thought there’s a bit of graininess, we capture more  awesome moments of our lives on bad camera phones than with going to a Sears/KMart/Whatever studio or setting up a tripod or hauling out a dinky video camera made in 1996. I encourage everyone to make your camera phone your go-to device for capturing magic, or else you lose it setting up and posing.”

In my lifetime, memory keeping has changed in ways I never thought possible. Modern technology — Facebook, camera phones, etc — has been a game-changer. It’s amazing how easily we can capture these sweet moments, as well as our feelings for them. Times have changed for sure.

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