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Posted 2/1/2013 by ljbridges in General Scrappin'
 

ljbridges
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Posted: 2/1/2013 5:29:48 PM
So I was putting items in my bucket and realized..I had WAY more embellishments than paper. Way more.
I'm an embellishment junkie, way can I say
So what do you fill your cart with...paper or embellishments? Is it an even mix?

biochemipea
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Posted: 2/1/2013 5:31:00 PM
It's always paper for me!
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AshleyCrafty
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Posted: 2/1/2013 5:44:44 PM
Normally I would say paper, but this time it might be an even mix. I am low on both!! (I know how could that happen!!) but, I'll get back to you on that in about an hour i'm filling my bucket now.

scrapbookinglife
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Posted: 2/1/2013 5:51:42 PM
Ive been trying to not but paper lately since I have tons but the new elle's studio sucked me in! I have quite the cart going!
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leisa77
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Posted: 2/1/2013 6:13:27 PM
Paper, always.

I'll probably buy one or two alphas, maybe a sheet of other stickers, an embellishment pack and the rest of my order will be paper.

I do buy a lot of embellishments at the craft shop rather than online though - things like paper flowers, bling, buttons, brads and ribbon, I tend to buy the shop's own brand rather than the more expensive scrapbooking manufacturer's version. I can usually get a match and it leaves me more money for paper

amblet
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Posted: 2/1/2013 6:26:34 PM
Normally it is paper but this last order I would say was an even mix. I have more paper than I will ever use so I am trying to stock up on embellishments these days.

tinkgumby
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Posted: 2/1/2013 7:06:11 PM
Both! I love paper but love it even more with fun stuff on it.
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NativeNewYorker
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Posted: 2/1/2013 7:16:05 PM
Lately, it has been paper.

TexasJen
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Posted: 2/1/2013 7:30:06 PM
I used to mostly do paper, becuase it's more economical. But recently I'm doing a pretty even mix, and I'm loving all the fun pre-made and dimensional embellishments!

Lisa Risser
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Posted: 2/1/2013 7:52:26 PM
My purchasing has been a little lopsided lately,too. So many cute embellishments and goodies out right now! I need to even it out a little and order a few more papers so I can use up all the delicious embellishments I seem to have overindulged in,lol!

mamashosh
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Posted: 2/1/2013 8:04:56 PM
embellishments. I have enough pp to make any look work pretty much.

Cinderelly
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Posted: 2/1/2013 10:34:09 PM
It always used to be paper and I still buy plenty of pp but lately I've been getting more embellishments. A lot of the layouts I've been pinning/bookmarking have been inspiring me to branch out and try new things vs. keeping very simple. Loving all the new options and fun things I have to play with!

@my
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Posted: 2/1/2013 10:36:06 PM
Definitely paper for me. I love a good embellishment or sticker too but if push comes to shove I always go for the paper.

beamed
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Posted: 2/1/2013 10:58:28 PM
I am a paper lover. I have way more paper than I can possibly ever use and yet I keep buying more.

caz hancock
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Posted: 2/1/2013 11:08:30 PM
embellishments

Gem Girl
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Posted: 2/2/2013 7:00:44 AM
As if I can resist anything pretty?

stwa
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Posted: 2/2/2013 7:32:13 AM
Paper! I am deffinately into paper, especially those sheets you can cut out images and use them as embellishments. I have a harder time mixing and matching my embellies so I choose mostly paper cause I get more for my money that way

besskinn
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Posted: 2/2/2013 7:47:04 AM
Pretty evenly embellishments and paper.

Wait...no, that's a lie....prolly more paper...
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KirstenDrew
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Posted: 2/2/2013 7:49:06 AM
Paper for me for sure. But I've been really trying to balance it more recently with embellies. I think the embellies are just harder to get a feel for online vs in person. But at my LSS, they often don't stock the embellies that go with a line Like, I've never seen the Glitz rhinestones (the giant ones) in person, but I've added them to my cart, and hope they look good

wiggydl
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Posted: 2/2/2013 8:24:31 AM
for me it is paper, paper, paper .... I am farily certain it is a true addiction

CristinaC
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Posted: 2/2/2013 8:38:47 AM
I always get way more paper than I need! I love paper!!

purpledaisy
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Posted: 2/2/2013 8:44:59 AM
Paper. Embellishments are more expensive. With paper, I get the pretty without all the cost.

VirginiaGomes
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Posted: 2/2/2013 10:15:04 AM
I'm an embellish type of girl.
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stashful
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Posted: 2/2/2013 10:26:59 AM
I always seem to go for stamps, embellishments, and collection kits. So basically, just about everything!

KatyLouWho
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Posted: 2/2/2013 10:49:55 AM
Embellishments mostly!

I think it's because I have about an inch of paper that I want to blow thru this winter. When I'm done with that then I'll start considering buying more paper.

But embellishments often inspire me to add more and more paper ( to go with the colors on the embellishment, so I'm very happy, because I want to use the paper I've got!

My only "resolution" this year was to use my paper stash. I'm doing a pretty good job of it too.

EllenPea
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Posted: 2/2/2013 10:54:06 AM
Paper, but I put some collections that had stickers in there too. To ever have enough to make it worthwhile for me, I would have to probably throw some tools in to.

KBPea
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Posted: 2/2/2013 11:10:04 AM
I usually have more paper, but I've realized recently that my embellishment selection is getting very small, so I've been trying to expand. My latest order has 5 embellishment items (one of which is a 3 pack of washi) and 19 pieces of pp. That's a lot more balanced than it usually is!

alone_inacrowdedroom
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Posted: 2/2/2013 1:06:07 PM
Paper gets me every time. But I also have a whole cart filled with alphas right now.

cengland
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Posted: 2/2/2013 1:47:38 PM
For me, paper. I'm a moderate embellisher so I don't need huge gobs of embellishments and often those I favour come in packs of many (ie. buttons, wood veneers, pins, etc.) so I don't need to refill them as often. It's harder to find the nicer paper lines over here so it's more convenient for me to buy paper from 2Peas.

Momma_Paparazzi
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Posted: 2/2/2013 1:51:57 PM
Most times paper and then I don't have any embellies... I really need to learn to make them myself with all this paper I have.

cycloneboonty
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Posted: 2/2/2013 5:51:45 PM
I can't afford to fill my scrapping bucket here at 2peas - the shipping costs to Australian are crazy! .. It's way more for shipping here than any other online US scrap store.
I shop locally and get the same items at good prices and usually with free shipping.
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Madeline
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Posted: 2/2/2013 6:56:59 PM
Paper, paper, and more paper. I'm a patterned paper fanatic, besides, I can't afford too many embellishments. I do well enough with my paper.

Darkchami
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Posted: 2/2/2013 8:08:26 PM
I try to make it a pretty even mix. It doesn't do me much good to have one without the other.

However, at this point I could probably order nothing but embellishments for the rest of the year. I highly doubt I would run out of paper.

andreakuenzel
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Posted: 2/2/2013 9:27:06 PM
Usually both!

anitatina
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Posted: 2/2/2013 10:29:31 PM
It's usually Thickers, but I don't have any more room for them so gotta use some of my stash before buying more!

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Posted: 2/2/2013 11:01:05 PM
I just hit buy on a cart yesterday and there were way more embellishments than paper.

Happy Wife
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Posted: 2/2/2013 11:03:14 PM
Bellis for me.. I am all about the bling...

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Posted: 2/3/2013 2:50:15 AM
Paper, definitely.

I love stamps, so they may be tied with embellies on some orders. Not too many of each of these.
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