Happy National Scrapbook Day!

Today is the day we’ve all been waiting for. There are so many fun things going on today and this weekend. There are large crops and just friends getting together to scrapbook. There are big sales at the brick and mortar stores, as well as at the online stores. My company, Memory Works, is doing some great promotions. There are online crops – so many, it’s impossible to keep up. There is scrapbooking inspiration everywhere and I just love it. My plan for the day and the reality have turned out to be two different things, LOL. I had planned to have some friends over to crop while we watched QVC and participated in the online crop at Creating Keepsakes. But….both friends had to cancel (important things came up, I understand :). I did have the house to myself – a rare occassion – so I took the opportunity to do an excellent house cleaning (I know, bo-RING!). It’s now 1pm my time and the CK online crop is “over” but everyone is still chatting. Even Elsie stopped by and chatted with us (sweet). I didn’t win any of the cool prizes and didn’t have time to do any of the challenges by Ali Edwards. But I’m reading through all the posts and looking at the amazing pages people are doing. GOD, there’s some talented ladies out there! It truly amazes me and makes me proud to be associated even in a small way with them. There are so many posts, I hope they keep the forum up for a few days so I can get through them all. (Edit: I see now where Ali said it will stay up for a month, whoo hoo). I’m copy/pasting all of Ali’s challenges into a Word document with links to my favorite pages to use as samples for each one. When done, I will have created an Everyday Beauty album. I don’t know when I’ll get to it because I’m still working on that dang cruise album (my love/hate relationship with it is blossoming, can you tell??). Anna Griffin and Lisa Bearnson have been on QVC and I really enjoyed watching both of them. I hope you celebrated in a special way and that you’ll tell me about it in the Comments section (feel free to post a link to your blog). Viva NSD!!

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4 Comments on Happy National Scrapbook Day!

  1. Becca
    May 5, 2007 at 1:13 pm (7 years ago)

    Happy Day! I have loved looking at all the activities going on around the web. Lots of things to save for future projects. Thanks to CK for leaving everything up for a while.

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  2. americanmom
    May 5, 2007 at 11:09 pm (7 years ago)

    Hi Becca – I noticed you guys had an NSD event on OrganizedScrapbooks.com – did you have fun with that? Thanks for helping to make NSD so special for all of us!

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  3. Karen
    May 6, 2007 at 2:49 pm (7 years ago)

    Erika how do you mean ” I’m copy/pasting all of Ali’s challenges into a Word document with links to my favorite pages to use as samples for each one. When done, I will have created an Everyday Beauty album”?
    Do you mean that all the instructions are on the forum?
    If that’s the case, could you please send me the link because it sounds like it might be an interesting project to run in the background.

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  4. americanmom
    May 6, 2007 at 3:51 pm (7 years ago)

    Hi Karen – Here is the address to the CK Message Boards – choose “NSD Crop With Ali Edwards”: http://www.creatingkeepsakes.com/mb/. In separate posts, she has the challenges with her example in the first entry. Then other CKMB’ers have added links to the pages they did to meet the challenge. It sounds like a neat project :) (I e-mailed you, but thought others might have the same question, so I posted here too).

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