I went on a weekend scrap retreat this past weekend.  I decided I was not going to do digital this weekend, but rather try to use up some of my stash of “traditional” scrapbooking supplies. I really enjoyed playing with all my stuff and fiddling around with my Cricut, Glimmer Mists, and all the other goodies in my stash.

Here are some of the pages I did:

IMGP2327Using up some of the Close To My Heart papers.

IMGP2328Another use-up-the-paper layout. I had that heart patterned paper but had never used it. Loved the pattern but had to get creative with using it so the hearts didn’t dominate the layout. I like how it turned out. I still need to go back and write my story (in that big white patch on the right page) but I was not in a journaling mood at the time.

IMGP2329This is another CTMH layout – one I had done as part of a workshop last winter but never used because we had no snow! I had to get a little creative with my pictures because it was designed for vertical pictures and I had a ton of horizontal, but I’m happy with how it turned out.

IMGP2330These two layouts (above & below) are from a SEI kit I had gotten in October. I loved, loved, loved the papers. There were iridescent papers, felted papers, all kinds of beautiful papers. I used to get their kits as part of Club SEI. After using a few of the kits this weekend, I started wondering if I wanted to sign up for the club again. They have BEAUTIFUL papers and the kits are really nice.

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That cream paper on the left page has silver iridescent leaves on it. I don’t know if you can see them in this photo, but the paper is gorgeous.

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This was using up a free kit I won at a crop at Archiver’s back in February.

IMGP2333And this was the Crop Mania goodie at the Archiver’s March crop. I modified the title using my Cricut and some plain white paper, but I like how the layout turned out.

And these last three were just using up some more papers I had one or two of but loved. And these 5×7’s of the girls I just loved and couldn’t not put in the scrapbook.

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And this one is another kit from Archiver’s – I think it was the February goodie at their Crop Mania.

Tomorrow, an update on my Project Life album. Yeah, I worked on that, too. :-)         

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3 thoughts on “Finally, a scrapping post!

  1. They look great! I’d love to scrap with you. I am always looking for new ideas and I don’t always feel very creative but I want to be. Like I said, I have kind of lost my oomph lately. But these look really good!

  2. Wendy & ‘Nay, you both just have to DO IT! Once you start, your “funk” will end and you’ll get back into the groove of scrapping again. I wish I lived closer to you both so I could scrap with you… of course, given where you both live, that is physically impossible. Wait, I’m halfway between you both… y’all can come here and scrap with me! 😉

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