Thursday, May 15, 2008
Today as I was scrapping....or as my husband calls it, "making stuff"..... i was clearing some scraps off my table and (gasp) throwing them away. I started thinking about all the little bits of wasted paper, and it reminded me of my mother. She used to sew almost all of our clothes and I swear, she could take one-third of a yard of material and make a floor length dress and have fabric left over for a shawl. She would not have thrown those scraps away and probably could have made a 12 x 12 album with them. They really were just little scraps, none bigger than two inches wide and most smaller. I do have a drawer full of scraps and I just feel that I have to draw the line somewhere. If I had kept all the scraps I've generated, we'd probably have to move out of the house. It's already getting crowded as it is with all the full sheets of paper.