6x6 paper pads - ever use one up completely?

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Posted 10/10/2012 by susanlk in General Scrappin'
 

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Posted: 10/10/2012 11:32:56 AM
Since there's been a lot of talk about the 6x6 paper pads lately, I got to wondering how many scrappers have used up entire pad (or several)?

I have accumulated quite a nice collection and have even used them here & there. But I am no where close to finishing off any one pad.

Of course, I've never used up an entire full-size paper pad, either. But that doesn't stop me from purchasing all the paper goodness that keeps being released.


Susan


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Posted: 10/10/2012 11:40:20 AM
I have used up the entire pad of AC Shoreline. I made 2 minis with that line. I think I may have about 3-4 sheets of that pad left. I am about to have used up the AC Amy Tangerine pad doing the same thing. The minis are made to just have a 4x6 photo adhered to the back. So each page is using a page from the pad with a bit leftover as accent. Then I have diecut pinked circles using several sheets that have been leftover.


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Posted: 10/10/2012 11:45:30 AM
I'm relatively new to scrapbooking (beginning of 2012), and I use my 6x6 pads a ton! I haven't used one up entirely, but I am really close to using up the Dear Lizzy Neapolitan one.

Hahaha. Never mind. I just checked and I still have 13 pages of it that are completely untouched and a whole bunch of half/quarter pages. I feel like I've used it a ton thought! I've probably used about the same amount of MME Miss Caroline, Crate Paper Story Teller. I've used them all almost primarily on Project Life though.

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Posted: 10/10/2012 11:45:43 AM
I used an entire Echo Park 6x6 with Shimelle's Perfect Collection class. I got 16 6x6 pages done in less than 2 hours! It was fun and quite liberating to use an entire pad.



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Posted: 10/10/2012 11:58:23 AM
I've used two complete pads. I used them for two different albums I did. I also used the 12x12 papers that matched too


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Posted: 10/10/2012 12:14:48 PM
me. finally. a basic grey pad.



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Posted: 10/10/2012 12:24:27 PM
Yes, My Minds Eye Lime Twist the 1st 6x6 pad I ever purchased. I did a lot of summer layouts and layouts of the kids playing a the park. I have some tiny scraps left but that is all.

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Posted: 10/10/2012 12:39:53 PM
yes i have use an entire 6x6 pad when i make a mini album as i cover the pages and make the pockets and tags with the same collection.... I love 6x6 not too much paper waste there.... now im begining to incorporate them in my 12x12 lo's after taking alisson davis class.... i still have a tons of pads not used as that was what i bought all the time now im getting into getting the 12x12 collection but usually pick the 6x6 and 12x12 from the collection. because i love to make mini and 6x6 work best for that...




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Posted: 10/10/2012 12:50:52 PM
Here is a great tutorial on using an entire 6x6 pad for cards.


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Posted: 10/10/2012 12:56:23 PM
People finish using paper pads? This concept is just theoretical for me.


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Posted: 10/10/2012 1:18:00 PM
Yes! I can use a whole pad very quickly when I make paper wreaths. The 6x6 size is perfect and a pad lets me easily make 2 paper wreaths.
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Posted: 10/10/2012 1:56:10 PM

People finish using paper pads? This concept is just theoretical for me.


LOL! That's why I was curious. I get excited when I finish off a pack of embellies. I can't imagine how over-the-moon excited I'll be if I ever finish off a paper pad (of any size).


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Posted: 10/10/2012 1:59:49 PM
Cristal,

Thanks for that link. I need to make up some pet sympathy cards for some friends. I just haven't been motivated. There are some beautiful cards there, and I have that Carta Bella pad, too. Love that line!


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Posted: 10/10/2012 2:41:32 PM
I used up an entire Dear Lizzy neapolitan 6x6 pad, LOVED it, i used it all in my PL


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Posted: 10/10/2012 3:54:44 PM
I can honestly say that the only thing I've ever completely finished is a roll of washi tape - black with white polka dots (K&Co Smash). I rarely even finish a single sheet of paper.

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Posted: 10/10/2012 4:09:25 PM
Yes! I made a mini album using one and I used it all up. I've never used a 12X12 one up though



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Posted: 10/10/2012 4:44:03 PM
Yep, but only one I was making a mini album for a friend, who got two kittens and BG Max and Whiskers was just perfect for that job


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Posted: 10/10/2012 5:33:39 PM
I have only used up one entire 6x6 pad. It was an older BG line that was on the masculine side,so I made cards of all sorts (because I never seem to have any for men) until it was all gone. I love my 6x6 pads and sometimes just sit and leaf through them...crazy ,I know!!!

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Posted: 10/10/2012 6:06:48 PM
I went on a binge when I started scrapping again & accumualted so many, that I am lucky to use a piece out of one....Finish one???????? Probably not in this lifetime but I do like having the options.

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Posted: 10/10/2012 7:19:25 PM

Yes! I can use a whole pad very quickly when I make paper wreaths. The 6x6 size is perfect and a pad lets me easily make 2 paper wreaths.
Pinkabella, elaborate please! Sounds awesome!


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Posted: 10/10/2012 7:35:06 PM
I have 2 mme ones that had about 4-6 sheets in them. I just took them apart the other day. I stuck the papers together (from the same Lime Twist collection) but that's the most I've ever used out of one.



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Posted: 10/10/2012 8:18:41 PM

Here is a great tutorial on using an entire 6x6 pad for cards.


Thank you for this link. Lots of inspiration here.


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