What are you thankful for? Scrapbooking related

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Posted 1/1/2013 by purpledaisy in General Scrappin'


PeaNut 116,261
November 2003
Posts: 25,809
Layouts: 102

Posted: 1/1/2013 11:54:08 AM
So I've been thinking this morning about all of the ways I'm tempted to be dissatisfied with what I have in my stash. Or that I compare my style with someone else and feel like my style falls short. I don't want to keep doing that this year! I want to be content with what I have, even if I don't purchase another new item. I want to be happy with my style, because it's my style! In the spirit of those goals, I've compiled a list of things I'm thankful for, scrapbook style. Please feel free to join me!

I'm thankful for...
my craft room (so great to have a place to leave a mess)
my sewing machine (I don't have a lot of machines, but I love using my sewing machine)
my small stash of washi tape (I have a nice selection of colors)
my patterned paper (truly, I have more pp than 1 person will ever use)
my handwriting (I like my handwriting)
my camera (been blessed with a nice camera to use)

This is just a portion of what I am thankful for regarding this hobby.


May we be consumed with the Creator of all things rather than with things created.

6 rings - no cheating! Go STEELERS!

Holding a grudge is letting someone live rent-free in your head.

Professional Hobbyist

PeaNut 292,577
January 2007
Posts: 5,245
Layouts: 51
Loc: In the deep-fried south.

Posted: 1/1/2013 12:10:52 PM
My craft room. LOVE my new space.

I am also thankful for feeling more accepting of my "new" style. It's actually my OLD style. I have rediscovered that I am a flat, simple scrapper. This is enabling me to finally let go and just start scrapping again, and also become inspired to share my work.

My camera. Middle of the road, SLR style but not a true SLR (which I don't have the patience to learn!), but takes amazing pictures even though I am not that skilled.

My S/O. I know that sounds crazy when it's scrap-related, but I swear every time I turn around that man is packing us off to some new location to make more great memories.

My stash. All the shopping I did when I was so depressed for the last couple of years is really coming in handy now because I can "shop" at home!

Happiness looks good on everyone!

luv my son

PeaNut 95,467
July 2003
Posts: 1,421
Layouts: 0
Loc: N. Cal

Posted: 1/1/2013 12:13:55 PM
I'm thankful for...
-my scrapbook room
-my husband and son who deal with my obsession
-the UPS and mail carriers who bring my amazing packages.
-all of the wonderful scrap goodies in my scrapbook room.
I'm sure there is much more, but this is a start

Cindy March

PeaNut 487,105
November 2010
Posts: 1,325
Layouts: 9
Loc: Long Island, New York

Posted: 1/1/2013 12:19:16 PM
Loving family and friends to scrap!

from New York
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PeaNut 553,290
May 2012
Posts: 1,308
Layouts: 0
Loc: NJ

Posted: 1/1/2013 12:20:04 PM
I am thankful for a husband who has NEVER once complained about my scrapbooking in any way shape or form!

2012- layouts completed-77
cards made- 192
mini albums made- 1
calendars made- 2

2013- layouts completed-80
cards made- 197
mini albums made- 3
calendars made-2

2014- layouts completed-11
cards made-86


PeaNut 545,193
February 2012
Posts: 120
Layouts: 24
Loc: Chicago, IL

Posted: 1/1/2013 1:50:55 PM
I'm thankful for:
- My scrapbook room (which was a perk that came with getting our new home June of 2012)
- My digital camera
- My iPhone (which allows me to take photos on the go)
- Persnickety (love the quality!)
- My scrapping coworker & friend who I regularly go cropping with and who is just as obsessed with me
- My husband who looks at my new layouts with googly eyes
- We R Memory Keepers which I entrust to house my memories
- Pinterest & 2Peas for Inspiration
- Paperclipping Roundtable for ideas and for laughs
- Archivers (where I buy 90% of my supplies and materials)

"Worrying is using your imagination to create something you don't want." - Esther Hicks

My blog.


PeaNut 280,770
October 2006
Posts: 397
Layouts: 25
Loc: Tennessee

Posted: 1/1/2013 2:30:41 PM
Great idea for a thread! I'm thankful for:

- My wonderful husband who has always been so supportive of all my crafty endeavors.
- The new scrappy friends I've made made thanks to the internet.
- My scrap room.
- My Cameo and all of the new things it will allow me to experiment with this year.
- 2Peas, and all the Peas in the pod!

likes shiny things

PeaNut 114,614
November 2003
Posts: 22,668
Layouts: 499
Loc: Ontario, Canada

Posted: 1/1/2013 2:40:24 PM
I am thankful for time and space to scrapbook.
I am thankful for a family who appreciates and loves what I do.
I am thankful to all of the inspiring Peas and scrappers who share their work online.
I am thankful for a DH who says, "don't you think you need to go scrapbook shopping?".

See things that shine on Pinterest, Instagram, and YouTube.


PeaNut 553,849
May 2012
Posts: 147
Layouts: 5
Loc: Way down South

Posted: 1/1/2013 3:18:58 PM
I'm thankful for:

My scrappy room - which is recently organized
My scrappy stash
My scrappy friends Tesi and Charlotte and the other Sassee Scrappers
My online scrappy friends
My monthly BG kits
My USPS guy that knows me by name because we no longer have any LSS and the big box stores just aren't convenient for shopping
My D300 and awesome lenses - that I break out sometimes (need to work on this in 2013)
My 5 wonderful, gorgeous grandchildren that are my inspiration for scrapbooking
My dh who is learning - finally - to accept my obsession

Ancient Ancestor of Pea

PeaNut 51,456
October 2002
Posts: 14,144
Layouts: 84
Loc: VA

Posted: 1/1/2013 3:21:27 PM
I am thankful for 2 peas which has provided me with wonderful friendships (both online and IRL).
I am thankful for a husband who gets it
I am thankful for a room that is my "happy place"

AKA- Mom, Mommy, Mommajack, hey you!
CKU- N alumni X2

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PeaNut 120,429
December 2003
Posts: 1,089
Layouts: 3

Posted: 1/1/2013 5:08:12 PM
*My DH who skis - he never mentions how much I spend on my hobby.
*My cozy workspace - built by dh in the end of the kitchen
*the view from the window in said space of the birds at the feeders and snowy woods.
*My stash of papers and stamps and and . ..
*My new camera - Nikon D9300
*The trips we take that give me the subject matter for the photos to scrap using the papers in the workspace while dh is skiing (in the house that jack built)


PeaNut 526,836
November 2011
Posts: 1,089
Layouts: 0
Loc: Beautiful HB, Southern CA

Posted: 1/1/2013 5:12:43 PM
DH - who took photos of a guys only movie outing to see the Hobbit. He emailed them to me for my December Daily!


Just me in MI
Jeepers PEApers

PeaNut 178,994
November 2004
Posts: 2,468
Layouts: 0

Posted: 1/1/2013 8:41:52 PM
Great thread, OP.

I am thankful for:

Two Peas, a wonderful site to visit & get inspiration or just hangout
My own scraproom so the grandkids won't get into all my goodies even though I share
My DH, who supports my love of scrapbooking
The time to scrap, I am a SAHW who watches her grandkids(4 with another due in July)
Times spent with family & friends which generates more pictures to scrap.


PeaNut 508,490
May 2011
Posts: 85
Layouts: 1
Loc: Illinois

Posted: 1/1/2013 8:51:19 PM
I am thankful for:
My hubby. I slowly took over our spare bedroom with my scrapbook items, and he hasn't complained once.
My new Nikon D3200 from my hubby!

My family who have supported me and my habit

My friends who I get to scrapbook/talk about scrapbook with!


PeaNut 508,490
May 2011
Posts: 85
Layouts: 1
Loc: Illinois

Posted: 1/1/2013 8:54:42 PM
I forgot to mention Two Peas!
I haven't been on here long, but everyone has been super nice and helpful!
I'm addicted to this site!!


PeaNut 551,978
April 2012
Posts: 2,099
Layouts: 79
Loc: Canada

Posted: 1/1/2013 10:47:42 PM
Love this I have so much to be grateful for!

* a scraproom that I created just how I want, that has four windows that let in the happiest light and I have an amazing view from... It's just a beautiful spot in the trees
* my Mac and Silhouette... I get so much inspiration from all the projects and videos here, and when I don't have something I can usually make it or something like it with my Silhouette...
* my printer - I don't use it a lot, but if my anxiety is acting up I can print a few photos and escape into a project...
* my stash... Old stuff, new stuff - I have so much... I sometimes loose sight of that when I see the next beautiful thing, but the little 5 year old girl in me squeals with joy at all the stuff there is to play with... And it's all stuff I'm allowed to use!
* my scissors... They're comfortable and sharpe and nothing feels so good as cutting into paper... It breaks the spell of the 'perfect page', and once I make a cut it's like second guessing stops and it's all fun and free creativity

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PeaNut 503,375
March 2011
Posts: 1,411
Layouts: 3

Posted: 1/1/2013 10:52:35 PM
Great thread!

My scrapbook room
All of my supplies- I don't have nearly as much as many, but I definitely have what I need
My 2 beautiful boys to scrap!


PeaNut 116,261
November 2003
Posts: 25,809
Layouts: 102

Posted: 1/2/2013 10:29:08 AM
I love reading all of these! Thanks, peas.


May we be consumed with the Creator of all things rather than with things created.

6 rings - no cheating! Go STEELERS!

Holding a grudge is letting someone live rent-free in your head.


PeaNut 226,382
October 2005
Posts: 1,577
Layouts: 39
Loc: New England

Posted: 1/2/2013 10:49:43 AM
I am so thankful for the Scrapbooking Inudstry - the manufacturers who make some of the coolest products that I just have to have them. The websites that sell all these cool products so I can sit at home on my computer in my PJs and shop (and window shop) all I want, anytime of day. The great designers out there who are truly talented and share their talent and inspire us via their blogs and through online galleries. I'm also grateful for my fellow scrappers - I have learned so much from you all through these message boards. WOW - now that I think about it - I am thankful for the internet! Can you imagine life (now) without it

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