What theme products or embellishments did you think you'd never use, till now?

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Posted 2/24/2013 by Sophikins in General Scrappin'
 

Sophikins
StuckOnPeas

PeaNut 62,725
January 2003
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Posted: 2/24/2013 9:11:32 AM
I have been scrapping since 1997. I have 3 dd who were in lots of activities and sports, but never anything to do with baseball. I never bought, or even looked at, anything baseball related. Any baseball related thing that came in a pack with something else I gave away, or never used (like with a set of sports themed stamps)

Now dd#2 is dating a college baseball player, more than two years at this point. Lots of pics with her at his games, we've gone to his games with her, and now she/we have gone to some of the pro games in her city. Since I like photography, I have taken quite a few action photos of him to put on layouts. I never thought I'd be looking for baseball related stuff!!

Anything you thought you'd never need to use on a scrapbook page, but do now?


M

alone_inacrowdedroom
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PeaNut 477,798
August 2010
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Posted: 2/24/2013 9:19:12 AM
I'm the opposite, I used theme stuff quite a bit when I first started scrapping and now I very rarely do. I'm working on a Disney album right now, though, and I've used two Disney stickers so far (halfway through the book).



EllenPea
Pea with a Pen

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February 2003
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Posted: 2/24/2013 10:43:42 AM
I haven't bought any new stuff in awhile. As far as the stuff I haven't used before, like Washi tape, I learned long ago to never think I would never use something. I would use Washi if I had it already, but I just can't bring myself to buy it, when I don't "need" it.



rlg510
PeaNut

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January 2013
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Posted: 2/24/2013 11:28:22 AM
I had a ton of stuff that I got a crops in goodie bags. But, then I discovered smash books, and started using a lot of those things as the style was so different. Stickers were the items I least expected to use that I now use in smash books and PL journaling cards.

Xanthippe
BucketHead

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Posted: 2/24/2013 11:33:43 AM
I never thought alpha stickers would come back in, but they are great for project life. I also never expected sequins to be big in scrapbooking but I'm liking the look even though I haven't used them myself.
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