I finally got to shop at real stores yesterday!

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Posted 10/14/2013 by amom23 in General Scrappin'
 

amom23
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Posted: 10/14/2013 10:42:32 AM
We were out of town yesterday (2 hours away) to take DH to the airport. I took the time to stop at a LSS and Michaels. I picked up some fun scrapbooking stuff and a couple canvas boards that I plan to mod podge photos onto. It was fun to shop at actual stores vs. online.


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Posted: 10/14/2013 10:57:25 AM


I totally get your post! I miss shopping at real stores where I can see and touch the things before I buy them.



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Posted: 10/14/2013 10:58:50 AM
Lucky you


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Posted: 10/14/2013 11:21:24 AM
I really miss being able to go to LSS for the latest supplies out and like you all said-being able to see and touch before I buy. I have bought things online and when I got it thought to myself, that isn't exactly how I thought it would be. But there is also something great about buyin gpretty stuff at midnight in PJs from the comfort of home to.


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Posted: 10/14/2013 11:25:38 AM
Agreed! I love being able to just wander around and see things "for real" You just don't get the same feel for it online.

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Posted: 10/14/2013 12:09:18 PM
We go away a few times a year and that is the only time I purchase creative supplies.
We don't have a LSS here, and I don't on-line shop.

So when we go away and I find crafty stores, I go a little crazy and buy up half the store, lol
But since those are the only times I really buy supplies, I think its fine

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Posted: 10/14/2013 2:33:42 PM
Yes! I hate online shopping!
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Posted: 10/14/2013 3:06:37 PM
That's how I felt on Saturday when I went to the local Scrapbook Expo! It was like *FINALLY!* I get to see things IRL! And, interestingly enough, I passed up the brands that I usually like (didn't like the colours) and got some things I never would have thought of. Funny how that works.


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