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 Hello there friends. Welcome back — two days in a row! I’m on a roll! I wanted to share with you a Progressive Scrapbooking page that I did for a private class this winter. I haven’t shared one of these in a while and it’s still one of my favorite tools for facing the blank 12 x 12 scrapbook page. So after I became a Stampin’ Up demonstrator NINE years ago (!), I started doing a lot more cards. That meant when I started facing the blank 12×12 page I often would get stumped. So one of the ways I counter that problem is to work in a progressive nature — I start by designing a 6×6 page (which is closer to the size of a card and that way a little less intimidating). So the photo to the left is a 6×6 page I created using the Something Borrowed Designer Series Paper from the 2015 Occasions Catalog. I LOVE this paper — it’s so versatile for every theme/topic/occasion. I also used one of my go-to scrapbooking sets these days — So You.Next, I make that 6×6 design the focus of an 8.5 x 11 page. You can see that

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Happy National Scrapbook Day!

Hey there! I almost didn’t make it, but Happy National Scrapbooking Day! Did you get a chance to get scrappy? I’m actually at the Ready Set Crop Spring Fever event in Leominster, MA. We’re having lots of fun. Although sadly I’m not teaching any scrapbooking classes this weekend I did have a fun card class earlier today that kept me busy for a bit. But rather than sharing cards today, I thought it would be more appropriate to share with you a few of my recent scrapbook pages. I’ve actually been making quite a few lately for events. The one above was a single page I made as part of the make and takes for last month’s Memory Keeping Club class, which meets the last Friday of every month at the Harwich Community Center. We get together and work on our own projects for a few hours and I always have a make and take or two. The next date is Friday, May 22nd. You should join us! I’ve also been hosting a couple of scrap-a-thon’s lately, too. The first time I did this event was last summer and it was a big hit. So I just did one in

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