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Posted 12/14/2012 by LynnGhahary in General Scrappin'
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Posted: 12/15/2012 8:04:07 AM
My confession is I'm addicted to the FSOT board. I LOVE buying stamps! It's a sickness really. I buy them and then I don't use them. I tell myself as soon as I organize my scrap room I'll use these stamps - everyday I say I'll do it and every day I don't!!



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Posted: 12/15/2012 8:15:40 AM
I absolutely cannot start a new project or lo until the one I am working on is finished. And I must clean up after each scrappy session. I refuse to leave a lo laying on my desk if I am not finished with it. It must go into an Iris box with all of the pieces and parts.

and

I absolutely do not allow food or beverage around my craft area. NONE. Not even my own.

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Posted: 12/15/2012 8:31:11 AM
When I am on holiday in the States. i buy so much scrapbooking stuff, that there is no more room for my clothes. This year I sent the clode in a box home. And the scrapbookstuff in my suitcase.


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Posted: 12/15/2012 11:13:36 AM
I went three years without buying scrapping supplies.

I frequently adhere my photos upside down.

And I have trouble getting rid of old letter stickers because sometime, somewhere, somehow, I'm going to have use for all those Qs, Xs, and Zs. The day after I get rid of them all. So I rarely buy alphabet stickers (except the mini tile alphas) and use the same die cut alphas over and over again just so I can avoid all those spare letters.


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Posted: 12/15/2012 11:43:31 AM
I love buying, but I don't have as much of an opportunity to actually scrap.

I love tools...I have really tried to curb my spending, but I haven't done too well lately.




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Posted: 12/15/2012 11:58:38 AM
I might have close to as many scrapbook letter sticker collections as Lynn, except that it would be because I hold onto things for a really long time - so that's my confession. Letter stickers I might purge a little quicker than other things, but I've had some papers, die cuts, image stickers and other embellishments for more than 10 years now.



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Posted: 12/15/2012 12:48:53 PM
I like to re-arrange my scrap room(done twice in the last 6 mths.) but I still have piles to put away and stuff to find homes for







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Posted: 12/15/2012 1:33:40 PM
I'm packing up my stash to renovate my house, and I am secretly excited by having only a small stash to choose from for a while, not having to wade through everything.

On the other hand, as I am packing, I am also buying, which is a little crazy. But those 2Peas boxes are so great for packing paper in



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Posted: 12/15/2012 2:57:32 PM
What a fun thread! Some of these confessions hit really close too home and some of them make me want to be real-life friends with you! Others are just making me giggle!


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Posted: 12/15/2012 5:16:35 PM
I read more about scrapbooking then scrapbook.


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Posted: 12/15/2012 5:56:17 PM
I do not have one finished album. In fact I have only 2 half started albums. Total.


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Posted: 12/15/2012 6:14:54 PM
I'm a terrible photographer. But more than that, I absolutely hate taking photographs and refuse to carry anything other than my cell phone for a camera.

Also, I've spent at least $4000 on scrapbooking since May. And that's saying something since I'm a full-time university student making, what, $12,000 a year?

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Posted: 12/15/2012 6:23:28 PM
I keep buying an I never throw anything out I even keep scrap paper some of it I know I will never use. I even have some really ugly paper but I refuse to throw it out. There must be something wrong with me


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Posted: 12/15/2012 8:35:43 PM

When I am on holiday in the States. i buy so much scrapbooking stuff, that there is no more room for my clothes. This year I sent the clode in a box home. And the scrapbookstuff in my suitcase.



I'm sorry, but I fail to see the problem here. Isn't this what you are supposed to do????





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Posted: 12/15/2012 10:41:58 PM
Waratah: I completely understand. I,
Too, have one completed album. It's my Journal your Christmas album from 2010.
My summer album from the same year, sits unfinished. Along with several others...


oh, my deepest secret?!
I still have the scraps from the very first pages I ever did, in the box from my very first scrapbook experience.


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Posted: 12/16/2012 5:49:56 AM
I have not started my wedding album. I was married on 07/07/07. All my things are in a Rubbermaid tote in our office/craft room/exercise room.


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Posted: 12/16/2012 6:11:54 AM
That link is hilarious.

Guilty of most of the above.

What's wrong with the Iris containers? It keeps the contents clean. I haven't counted how many I have ...

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Posted: 12/16/2012 9:54:02 AM

I have not started my wedding album. I was married on 07/07/07.


LOL--I was married in 2000 and I haven't started mine yet either.



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Posted: 12/16/2012 10:46:41 AM
This one is awful. Prepare yourself! I'm terrible about putting my layouts into albums. I currently have two 3' stacks of them that need homes. Any helper volunteers?

I plan on watching a few series while I put them into albums. It's something I plan on improving in 2013.


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Posted: 12/16/2012 1:02:06 PM
Confession! I paid 32.00 for the Venice beach add on speech bubbles stamp set from studio calico. Lol
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Posted: 12/16/2012 4:29:04 PM
I also at least partially plan some of our outings with the idea that this would be something good to scrapbook. I even consider what we will be wearing for the photos. Even though I might have an ulterior motive, most of these outings turn out to be fun.


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Posted: 12/18/2012 9:51:37 AM

ill get more scrapping done when my baby gets older
My baby is 21... so what's my excuse?

So, I guess my biggest confession is that I've probably completed 4 pages in the last 6 months.) I won't tell you how much I've spent, though! ) I'm ashamed, but I'm sure not alone!


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Posted: 12/18/2012 12:36:02 PM
I don't have just one sb addiction. Thickers is the addiction that is most out of control, though. I use them on 99% of my pages.


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Posted: 12/18/2012 12:36:19 PM
Can I just tell you all how much I have LOVED reading all of these?!? Nice to know we all have a few scrapbook secrets!


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Posted: 12/18/2012 12:53:43 PM
OK, I have a few:
ADDICTED to OA mini market letter stickers. When a new color came out I would buy 2 sheets...now I just buy 5-6 sheets right away because I know I will end of buying more. I have them on rings in my scrap space and had to split them onto two rings because the first one was getting too heavy.

If I don't have time to scrap, but want to...I sometimes just take a stack of my paper (I have it in drawers by manufacturer for the most part) and look through it. Just to touch it and remind myself what I have...makes me feel like I am giving myself a few minutes of creative time.

And sssh don't tell my husband this one (although I believe the jig is up), but I reached the 2nd tier of customer loyalty discount here at Twopeas in my 1st 6 months as a member. And I did not receive the promised phone call to congratulate me on this achievement.


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Posted: 12/18/2012 2:23:32 PM
I don't purge. At all. I still have papers from the late 90s. I even have some of those weird eyelash fibers, as well as shaped brads for things that do not even interest me. Surely I will use them someday, right? I actually end up turning a lot of the papers over and covering them completely with other papers and elements.

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Posted: 12/19/2012 6:56:38 PM
My obsession is mists and paints and inks. I have way too many brands, styles and colors...AND I DON'T USE THEM NEARLY ENOUGH!


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Posted: 12/19/2012 10:07:04 PM
I cannot pass up a paper sale at Hobby Lobby and usually come home with more paper than I will ever use. I have been going through it and giving some of it to my mom. To ease the guilt I suppose.


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Posted: 12/20/2012 8:09:18 AM
Despite my crammed-full studio & all the $$$$ I've spent, I haven't made an actual layout in 2012. I've done a '12 PL, but no real layouts.


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Posted: 12/20/2012 8:50:22 AM
Sometimes the only reason I go to events is so I can scrapbook them afterwards. I even held a jubilee party this summer so I would have jubilee photos to scrapbook. Of course, I always have a good time once I'm there, but the motivation to go in the first place is the layout I want to make after.

I've been doing JYC/DD this month and find I am making far more effort to do christmassy things every day so I have something interesting to include.

I am actually tempted to try PL next year to see how much that motivates me to do more in the evenings



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Posted: 12/20/2012 8:55:58 AM
like a junkie i hide and hoard glue sticks and become amaniac if i cnt find them LOL


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Posted: 12/20/2012 11:06:21 AM
My confession- I am afraid to use things up. The more I like something (paper, embellishment etc.) the less likely I am to use it. I have found myself picking my least favorite paper, sticker or die cut from a collection and using that one, but "saving" the others that I actually like better (and therefore NOT using the things I like best!)

I have also tried to convince myself that its "okay" to use my Copics, Distress Markers, Stickles, inks and paints, and that I don't have to "save" those too.

Stamps are great, since I don't feel like they can be used up.


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Posted: 12/20/2012 12:07:59 PM
My confession is that I spend waaaaaaay more time on pinterest, 2peas, scrappy blogs than I do scrapping. And I have way more paper than I could ever use, while still buying more. I refuse to get rid of any paper, even little slivers, because someday I might want to do a lo of all paper slivers! Even the paper I hate stays, though I would never use it on a lo. Why do we do this?

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Posted: 12/20/2012 12:21:18 PM
Hey everybody! Just noticed a lot of views on my "ScrapSecrets" so I thought I would jump over here to say hi. Thanks to SDeven for linking me! I would LOVE, LOVE to have new ScrapSecrets for my project (http://angeladaniels.squarespace.com/archived-scrapsecrets/). You all have some good ones on this thread- if you make a little scrappy project (can be index card size) to share your secret, I'd be so thankful to get to share them. What do you say? You can email jpegs to guiltycrafter@gmail.com

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Posted: 12/20/2012 1:18:13 PM
I have far more pp than I will ever possibly use!!!


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Posted: 12/20/2012 6:09:31 PM
Nothing to horrible here. I read more than I do. I did do project life this year and I'm considering just buying Echo Parks fun line this year for it. I'm going to try and stay away from the blogs so I'm not enticed.

Wait! I love Sharpies! LOVE.Love.Love them.


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Posted: 12/20/2012 6:40:01 PM

Hey everybody! Just noticed a lot of views on my "ScrapSecrets" so I thought I would jump over here to say hi. Thanks to SDeven for linking me! I would LOVE, LOVE to have new ScrapSecrets for my project (http://angeladaniels.squarespace.com/archived-scrapsecrets/). You all have some good ones on this thread- if you make a little scrappy project (can be index card size) to share your secret, I'd be so thankful to get to share them. What do you say? You can email jpegs to guiltycrafter@gmail.com


I read some more of your posts, and your blog is hilarious! I'll see if I can whip up a little scrap secrets project [why don't we have "can you keep a secret" smiley face?]

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Posted: 12/20/2012 8:41:26 PM
I have a hard time using products again. For example, thicker- have a hard time using them again on another LO. I like every LO to be original. I'm slowly over coming this problem.


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