Saturday, 19 March 2011

Photo Collage

I sent a photo collage over to the Counterfeit Kit Challenge Blog by way of an introduction.  It's obviously 100% clear to me what each of the photos means, but for the record I'll explain each of them ... perhaps there's material for a scrapbook page here too:


Starting with the obvious - I love books; that's a pile of some of my all time favourites.  My house is already full of books and I do occasionally buy more, but I'm making the most of the public library at the moment - it's a wonderful (but threatened) resource and stops my house from overflowing!

Next there's a page I did for a circle journal about my favourite colour, followed by a picture indicating just how long I've been in the IT industry: punched paper tape!

After that a butterfly jigsaw piece I created as part of a jigsaw swap to represent my love of crafting, which is often accompanied by a lovely cup of Typhoo tea: my first and last drink of the day (with several in between).

Then there's a suitcase - the picture is nabbed from the internet, but I wish I owned one in real life - as it shows that I'm British and love travelling.

The final two photos show one of my newest hobbies, geocaching, and one of my oldest hobbies, Tae Kwon Do, which consumed my life for a while: I was training four nights a week and reached blue belt.  Unfortunately injuries and travelling put paid to that, but I'm hoping that the geocaching will be with me for a long time yet and will actually help me to stay fit!

It was a fun exercise to try and find photos that summed me up - why don't you give it a try - leave me a link and I'll come and find out about you!

11 comments:

Mary B said...

Great idea Jemma I may just do that.

S said...

I hadn't thought about making a layout from my collage - great idea!

Sian said...

I saw this on the counterfeit blog and thought it was such a good way of meeting everyone.

I have always loved the sound of geocaching - it sounds like a grownup version of orienteering which I used to enjoy very much when I was in the Guides

humel said...

What a fine idea! I might just do that :-) Great to get to know you better xx

Mad for Paper said...

Hi,
Congrats on the Counterfeit DT. I love your photos, the punched paper tape made me LOL. I used to work with that too.
Can't wait to see more of your stuff.
Ang

redmom said...

Congrats on the DT! Thank you for sharing what all the photos on your collage represent!!

alexa said...

Lovely peep into knowing a bit more about you ...

marianne said...

Congrats on the DT spot! I used your envelope tutorial as a sample in my March journaling challenge. Hope that's ok!

http://www.challengemastersonline.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=1942

Brenda said...

love your photo collage! Great idea!
I found your blog from the list of people taking Shimelle's class. Thought I'd stop by and say "hello".

Missus Wookie said...

Congrats on the DT :)

IT industry oldie here too I remember using those punch cards as play things when my Dad was programming with them.

Geocaching looks like such fun, I'm hoping to have a go this year - now the weather has warmed up.

scrappysue said...

Oh my gosh, I totally need that suitcase, FABBY!