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Posted 3/16/2013 by Artfulscrapbooking in General Scrappin'
 

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Posted: 3/16/2013 10:50:09 PM
I finished a layout, well I thought I did...but it seems like it needs something more...but I'm not sure what. So, I decided to put it away and move on, then hopefully come back to it and know what to do, but I keep thinking about it obsessively, I even pulled it out and tried something else that did not work!!! Does that ever happen to you???



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Posted: 3/16/2013 10:52:05 PM
yes...and i usually end up starting over.


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Posted: 3/16/2013 10:53:19 PM
Oh yikes, I don't want to do that...LOL!!

passion4scrappin
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Posted: 3/16/2013 11:05:19 PM
I think about that with every page I have done after a day or two I think to myself forget I am moving on to my next layout.


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Posted: 3/17/2013 12:41:01 AM
Totally. I often leave a finished layout out over night and then come back to it the next day and tweak a few things before I put it in a page protector.


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Posted: 3/17/2013 2:16:49 AM
I leave my layouts out for sometimes up to a week afer I think I'm finished with it. Sometimes I end up adding more to it after I set it aside for a bit. I have had times posted it on my blog. After seeing it on my blog I decided it needed a little this or that.
Then tweak it and put up a new picture in the post.
I don't think your obessed. I think after you put it aside for a few days more ideas come to you that you want to add it on the page.



Patti3566
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Posted: 3/17/2013 6:43:32 AM
That is why I don't glue anything down and it takes me a week sometimes to complete a lo. Something either hits me as to what to do to make it work or I just put all the parts and pieces away and start something else. Usually, I figure it out and have only given up on a lo a couple of times.

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Posted: 3/17/2013 11:17:52 AM
I usually have the opposite problem. I usually think something needs to come off and it's usually just one thing that's really stuck down!


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Posted: 3/17/2013 11:19:59 AM
Yes, I've sometimes had layouts sitting for two or three weeks before I could figure out what they needed.






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Posted: 3/17/2013 11:49:37 AM
Thanks for all the ideas and suggestions Peas! I feel much better now. I am going to leave it for awhile and I feel good about the new layout I started. Hopefully, when I go back to it with fresh eyes I will know what to do!!

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melanell
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Posted: 3/17/2013 7:46:03 PM
I have to put it away at that point. Otherwise, I wind up "forcing" something extra on to the LO, and 9 times out of 10, then I wind up hating it!


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