You can’t catch me yet….

I bet you thought I had forgotten to post today, huh? Got ya! I’ve been busy, busy today stamping up a storm for a very hectic week next week. I have a holiday card class on Tuesday, stamp club resumes on Wednesday and then my first-ever crop on Sunday! Whew… I’m tired just thinking about it. Well, I got all the cards done for the card class next week. Maybe I’ll show a sneak peek of one of the cards later this week. Today’s sample is actually a 6 X 6 scrapbook page I designed for a recent hostess who loved all the Halloween goodies in the 2010 Holiday Mini Catalog. I have to say I’m not normally a Halloween fan, but some of the supplies this year were just too yummy to resist! The paper on this sample is actually called “Wicked Cool” — very appropriate for New England… and I love that it is flocked. Very fun. I also used some of our new waffle paper — more fun stuff! I felt a little guilty being inside all day as it was so beautiful. So I did go for a drive this afternoon to do a couple of

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Quick post

I was fortunate in March to have more workshops than normal and that means more scrapbook pages! So I figured I’d share another progressive scrapbook page with you today since I haven’t been able to put together any insightful or entertaining posts recently. This was a 6 X 6 make and take we made at a workshop late last month. I find progressive scrapbooking is great not only for new scrapbookers, but also for cardmakers, too since the smaller size is a similar size canvas to a card. You can’t really see it in the picture but the background is stamped with the flower image from “With All My Heart” out of the Occasions Mini Catalog. The 8.5 X 11 page looked like this: As you can see I just mounted the 6 X 6 on a polka dot patterned paper (from the Sweet Pea Designer Series Paper Pack) and added a small strip of Dusty Durango to the side. You could easily add photos along the left hand side or add a title there with some smaller photos under the main photo…. You get the idea. I have to say I even surprise myself sometimes with how quickly these

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Scrapbook update

At the beginning of the year I had set a goal for myself to complete 6 scrapbook pages per month. Well, the results are both good and bad. On the good side, the little quota I set for myself has increased the amount of scrapbooking I do each month (having a lot of workshops where I demonstrate progressive scrapbooking has helped, too!). Sadly, though I have still not hit the six page requirement yet (that’s the bad side). I’ve come close. I completed 4 and 1/2 in March. How do you have a half of a scrapbook page, you ask? Well, I laid it out. Continually looked it over day after day for about a week and I just couldn’t commit to it (I hadn’t taped anything down) so I packed it all up and put it in one of those scrapbook page folders and stored it under my table for a new day. I know, I know. I should just pull it out, tape it down and call it done, but now it is just principal. I will evenutally probably do just that, but for now it remains in limbo. The 6 X 6 page pictured above was a

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