Have you ever changed your mind about a line?

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Posted 2/14/2013 by ckettel in General Scrappin'
 

ckettel
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Posted: 2/14/2013 12:38:52 PM
So when the Basic Grey Serenade line came out, I admit I wasn't crazy about it. It was nice, but not my taste. So several weeks later I guess it must have grown on me. Now I look at it and I really want. Lucky for me it's on clearance and I was able to grab some.

Do you ever look at a line and at first glance say no, but change your mind later?


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Posted: 2/14/2013 12:42:11 PM
Dear Lizzy 5th & Frolic. It looked a little drab to me, but I kept seeing it on LOs and it looked better and better each time. So I JUST bought the collection pack for 50% off =)




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Posted: 2/14/2013 12:43:51 PM
Same here with 5th & Frolic! I'm a huge Dear Lizzy fan but was not impressed when it got revealed. Now I think it's my favorite Dear Lizzy line ever!

Lilith Eeckels
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Posted: 2/14/2013 12:48:34 PM
Happens all the time. I wasn't swept away buy the XOXO collection from AC but LOVE it now!!!!!


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bcmom13
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Posted: 2/14/2013 12:56:09 PM
Definitely.


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Posted: 2/14/2013 12:59:53 PM
Of course, and the reverse happens too - I'll get all excited about a line and then after a closer inspection realize it isn't for me.

jerseygirlanne
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Posted: 2/14/2013 1:01:09 PM
The oppsite happens to me. I buy a line that I think I love and then it sits and sits and I never use it because I realize I never really liked it after all!!


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alone_inacrowdedroom
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Posted: 2/14/2013 1:03:28 PM
Yes, many times! Sometimes I just have to see it used first.



bluna
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Posted: 2/14/2013 1:07:28 PM
Yep. All the time. AND, like KBPea, the reverse happens to me a lot also.


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CraftyNikki
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Posted: 2/14/2013 4:03:49 PM
Quite a few times! It's always fun to see how my opinions about a line will change from the time I first see it when the sneaks come out from CHA to the time they're released and I start seeing them being used. Lines that don't grab me at first can become one of my favorites, and a line I thought for sure I'd want all of, I might never buy.



ashazamm
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Posted: 2/14/2013 4:56:59 PM
I really want EP Sweet Girl but thought All About A Boy was too babyish for my DS8. Then I looked at it more and realized it wasn't. Now I'm excited for their release!

I bought tons of Crate Paper's Farmhouse thinking it was fall themed and I could use it for Fall and Thanksgiving but I found it very difficult. It wasn't what I thought it was. I should have looked at it closer. There are other lines that I found difficult to use.

norcha
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Posted: 2/14/2013 5:13:38 PM
Many times! I wouldn't purchase it myself, but find it in a kit that I subscribed to and end up loving it!



Ising
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Posted: 2/14/2013 9:21:39 PM
Yes! Usually after I see how someone used it!


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Posted: 2/14/2013 9:29:51 PM

The oppsite happens to me. I buy a line that I think I love and then it sits and sits and I never use it because I realize I never really liked it after all!!


That is totally me. I have a couple of collections that I look at and wonder what I was thinking.

EllenPea
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Posted: 2/14/2013 11:57:30 PM
When the whole brand BG came out and was advertised here on Two Peas I didn't like it. But when I saw it at my LSS (Sublime), I loved it! Sublime is still my favorite BG line of all times, but there have been plenty I have loved since then.



scrapmomto5
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Posted: 2/15/2013 1:09:59 AM
Both has happened to me too!

ncgibbons
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Posted: 2/15/2013 7:26:25 AM
Yes both!

I bought Crate Paper's Portrait collection for some wedding photos but have since decided it is too dark and I'm resigning it to the sell/donate pile.

By contrast, I bought Echo Park's Victoria Gardens collection on a whim and when it arrived dismissed it as too floral. I decided to use it for my first attempt project for The Perfect Collection thinking that if it all went wrong it wouldn't matter. By the time the layouts were finished I had fallen in love with the collection and it one of my favourites. The layouts are in my gallery if anyone is interested!

I think The Perfect Collection is great for those paper packs that you have gone off because when the paper is all chopped and in starting points it looks very different!
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