Sunday, September 30, 2007

Is there such a thing as "papers anonymous?"

"Hello. My name is Carli and I am a paperaholic."

Okay. I will admit it. I have a serious addiction. I love 12x12 scrapbook paper! The beautiful colors, patterns, and textures make me go a little light headed. When I see a delicious collection of paper I literally salivate. It is so embarrassing to keep wiping my mouth as I walk up and down the rows of gorgeous paper.

Last night after the Relief Society broadcast I went to a crop at Keepsakes and Memories. (Thanks Sharon!) I could hardly contain myself! I know I have plenty of paper, but I could not stop myself. I have some new favorites: Cloud 9 Design, Heidi Grace designs, and Daisy Bucket designs. I think I showed remarkable restraint by not taking it ALL home.

When I did get home and finally got to sleep (not until 4:00 am - Rochelle I don't know how you do it?!?) I kept dreaming of paper. Yummy colors, beautiful patterns, and tantalizing textures were in my dreams. I was creating adorable layouts and classic cards like a scrapbooking machine! A crop at the store was the perfect inspiration to get my creative juices flowing! I am so excited for scrapaway next week!!!

4 comments:

Alison said...

are you kidding me?? 4am?

Three Girls and a Boy said...

If there isn't a "papers anonymous" established, then I'll help you get it started. My name is Kacy...and I'm a paperaholic! Carli, I have so much paper it's disgusting. The funny thing is, I just buy it. I don't use it because if I use it, I won't have it anymore. HA! Isn't that just so lame? I'm a weirdo. I always tell myself as I walk down the paper isle (which I should just not do in the first place) that I don't NEED any more PAPER!!!

smallred said...
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smallred said...

Carli, I agree that this behavior does point to an addiction. I would suggest canceling the Scrap Away trip as the first step on the road to recovery. I'll keep you in my prayers. Good luck!

P.S. I'll tell Rochelle the bad news.