So What's Up With All The Huge Ampersands?

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Posted 4/12/2013 by Sweet Pea in General Scrappin'
 

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Posted: 4/12/2013 3:17:45 PM
So many product line feature huge ampersands, or repeating ampersand patterens. I musr be out of the loop because I don't get it. Can someone clue me in?


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Posted: 4/12/2013 3:27:15 PM
Typography is a very popular, returning trend currently.

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Posted: 4/12/2013 3:45:07 PM
Because if your gonna do it, you might as well do it up BIG!


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Posted: 4/12/2013 3:52:13 PM
I've been away from the world of scrap, so I'm seeing lots of unfamiliar things lately. I also see "hello!" on a lot of embellies, too. These two things just seem overused.


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Posted: 4/12/2013 3:56:05 PM
Must be an old trend regurgitated. Years ago it was a giant letter.
I think Sasha (?) made a big joke about it one year.



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Posted: 4/12/2013 4:07:28 PM
I wondered that myself. But I've learned real quick I'm not a trending scrapper so I'm kinda in the dark on lots of things.


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Posted: 4/12/2013 7:14:10 PM
I love them. But then again I always have more to say...



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Posted: 4/12/2013 7:23:22 PM
Today's Ampersands are Yesterday's Brackets.

(I predict " # " to be the wave of Tomorrow)


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Posted: 4/12/2013 7:28:13 PM
^^^^^^^^^

I agree with what SueSume said




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Posted: 4/12/2013 9:39:09 PM
I love them, particularly for connection/love layouts . I'm planning to use some small metal ones in my wedding tablescapes, and they will definitely show up in my wedding album!!



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Posted: 4/12/2013 10:36:28 PM

I also see "hello!" on a lot of embellies, too.


A few of the lines I bought recently have that saying, I wonder how many times I can say hello without it being redundant... LOL

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Posted: 4/12/2013 11:58:56 PM
The whole "hello" thing is getting a bit out of hand, as things do when they peak. Still, it's a trend I don't mind - anything event-neutral is game for me. I'm a huge typography fan and something of a budding designer outside this hooby, so ampersands don't bother me. The #s are really late. 2011 and 2012 were the years of the hashtag for me (in my vernacular, anyway).

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Posted: 4/13/2013 12:56:11 AM

(I predict " # " to be the wave of Tomorrow)


The #s are really late. 2011 and 2012 were the years of the hashtag for me



Dang!
So it was Tomorrow yesterday? hocked

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Posted: 4/13/2013 9:44:06 AM
I don't understand the attraction either. I only use them when I am doing a title that says ___&___




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I almost bought one recently, but decided to wait. I saw one at HL today for half that price. I am going back with my coupon and getting it! I love them~!


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