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Archive for April, 2012

Let Someone Else Do It

SaraTips & Techniques

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Sometimes, it’s not about what we want to say. Sometimes it’s all about what OTHERS have said. Journaling doesn’t always have to be your view of a situation. We use quotations and lyrics a lot, but what about just normal everyday words from normal everyday people? For example, I’ve been thinking about doing a layout…

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TangO Winner!

SaraContest

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It’s time to announce the winner of the newest Oscraps Collab, TangO! Mr. Random selected someone who was VERY enthusiastic about the heat!!! Congratulations to Michael!!! Michael, you’ll be receiving your code in your PM and email inboxes. Keep, your eyes out for this hot new collab! It will be coming out soon ready to…

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Tips and Techniques – Using Styles & Actions

VickiSTips & Techniques

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Happy Wednesday!!! I’m super excited to bring you a quick tutorial on how to use actions and styles in your layouts! In this tutorial, you will see how I created the little details in this LO here: For the awesome picture of my darling Cora’s prom shoes (2nd from left) and her girlfriends’ shoes, I…

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Celebrating Earth Day Scrappy Style

DianeChallenges

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This past week, weekend and for many the entire month of April has witnessed the celebration of Earth Day, the honoring of this wonderful planet we call home, and all that is precious in it, on it, within it.  Of course our Oscraps scrappers have participated in the celebration in spades, filling the Web Inspiration…

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Hybrid: Souvenir Cover

VickiSTips & Techniques

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Having recently returned from a short Easter vacation, I had lots of bits and bobs from our trip i.e. ticket stubs, maps etc. As a traditional scrapbooker, I would use them on my layouts. However, as a digital scrapper, I can only scan the items that I want and use them on my digital page….

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Frame It!

DianeTips & Techniques

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Yes, a picture may be worth a thousand words, but a picture can be just a picture. A framed picture, however, is a work of art, a treasure, something that is so special that one has taken the time to surround it, emphasize it, give it a border, a boundary, some umph!  Where would we…

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Want to TangO?

SaraContest, Store Collabs

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Maybe I’m still in the Latin mood after Dancing with the Stars this week, but I’m thinking that we need to spice things up around here!  Miss Clara has helped us out by giving us the chance to giveaway the upcoming Oscraps collab – TangO!! Would you like to get your hands on this hOt…

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Journaling – tell the story…go ahead!!

VickiSTips & Techniques

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So, journaling… We all either love it or hate it… or we go through phases…we want to document our lives, or we just want to create art. We’ve looked at a bunch of different creative ways to tell our stories of our pictures here on the OBlog; through different fonts, use of word art, keeping…

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Be Challenged, Learn & Grow

DianeChallenges, Tutorials

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Yes, challenges are fun. But when we take on challenges, we can not only have fun, but learn and grow in our skills, our technique repertoires, our artistry, our storytelling.  And let’s face it, no matter how young or old, learning it good!  It keeps our mind active, it keeps our spirits up, it keeps…

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Oscraps Collaboration Kit: Evolution

VickiSStore Collabs

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Have you seen it? April’s Oscraps kit, Evolution is full to the  brim … 63 papers, 288 alphas & 158 elements! It’s one of our largest kits so far! Here’s what our Cheery-O members have done with the kit: Hope you have been tempted! If you do, do show us in the gallery what you…

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