I will start this blog post with a little confession: I officially admit to having scrapbooking on the brain quite often, during the typical day. Okay, who am I fooling -- it's probably more like ALL.THE.TIME! I know, you're surprised, right?! Who would've guessed it? ;) I just can't help myself -- I'm constantly running across things that inspire me: a new favorite photo, fun new scrapbooking goodies, something funny my kids say or do, a page/card I see online or in a magazine, an interesting color combination, etc. The sources for inspiration are just endless! Fortunately, pinterest has allowed me to catalog and organize many of the ideas I run across on the Internet, that would otherwise completely be lost in my memory bank. Have you checked out pinterest yet? If not, be prepared to devote a couple hours on your first visit! It is a complete time suck, but oh so much fun, too! You can look here to view and follow my pinterest boards.
Beyond the Internet, however, I needed a way to store and organize additional ideas on paper. A notebook, of sorts, that I could sketch in, make lists, add pictures, carry coupons -- and one that I could easily store and take with me in my purse (or gigantic diaper bag, as it currently stands!). So, along came the idea for this sweet little thing: