It's been raining incessantly here in the Philippines for the past week and many areas in the capital and nearby provinces are already flooded, people are being evacuated, classes and offices are suspended.
There was no announcement yet as of last night so I got up early as usual this morning as it's my kids' Periodical Exams week. I've already woken up my son, he's already in the bathroom about to take a bath when the school service driver texted me and told me it has been announced on TV that classes are also suspended in our area! Haist!
Opening up my favorite facebook group page instead, the Philippine Crafters Association, I posted that I hope everybody's OK since we have members who live in flood-stricken areas and one's down with intestinal flu. I looked up the Filipino Scrapbookers Challenge Blog to see what's the current sketch challenge and suddenly got this idea to do a summer outing page complete with this big smiling sun in shades! My personal rebellion against the non-stop rains LOL!
Here's the current Filipino Scrapbookers Challenge Blog sketch #3
And here's my "rebellious" take on the weather:
Everything on this page is old, I used a page from an old 2008 calendar from my sister-in-law in Canada, my old hoarded scrapbook papers, old tags, old twine and old photos.
I painted the printed scripts and dates with my DIY glittered white acrylic paint, cut the summer scrapbook paper and used the two corners, cut the sun silhouette from the same scrapbook paper and cut 4 of the beach stuff into circles from another coordinating paper.
I had to roll the sun rays because they'd occupy almost a quarter of the page if I don't and I won't have space for the main title, "LIFE SHOULD BE A BEACH" which I just doodled using a blue metallic gel pen.
Using an old tag, I journalled my subtitle, "and not a she-dog LOL!", taking a funny slight on the usual expression that "Life is a b_tch". Well, this is a scrapbook challenge entry, so I have to keep it wholesome LMAO!
Stickers are also from my old stash from years back. The sins of a scrapbook hoarder will have to come out LOL!
Did it all this morning while it's raining hard outside. When everything's gloomy, scrap something cheery :D
Here's hoping that the rain would finally stop, the sun would come out and dry all the flooded areas, but most specially, dry my laundry LOL!