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Lisa Dickinson
Colorado
raising hell since 1971.
Interests: photography <br> scrapbooking <br> running <br> interior design <br> reading <br>
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We're officially saying goodbye to summer as both kiddos head back to school today. I'm going to totally ignore the fact that both are embarking on significant educational milestones (Hayden - last year of high school and Riely - last... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2018 at Gettin' By
Hey Leslie! Thanks so much for stopping by! To subscribe to the blog, just enter your email in the box in the right sidebar (it's just under the navy cut files logo). That will sign you up with Mail Chimp and you should get a confirmation email shortly after. :)
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Have you gotten your hands on the summer issue of SCT yet? If not, you definitely should! It's the perfect companion while you're lounging by the pool, sipping an icy beverage and working on your tan (or sitting in an... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2018 at Gettin' By
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I'm such a huge fan of PageMaps - there's no better way to get a creative kick-start for a page - so I was thrilled to contribute to their latest class, Creative Layouts 105. This awesome self-paced, online class starts... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2018 at Gettin' By
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Today is the official last day of school for my kiddos, and with all the events, activities and general craziness that end of the school year brings, I have to say I'm just as happy as Riely an Hayden that... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2018 at Gettin' By
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Hello friends! Today marks almost 20 years of my being involved in scrapbooking, and while I can hardly believe that amount of time has passed, I'm so thankful I have albums (and albums and albums and albums!) of documented memories... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2018 at Gettin' By
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I know all you scrapbookers are excited for this weekend as we celebrate our wonderful hobby! I'm excited to be joining in the fun with Scrapbook.com and wanted to share a project I created for the Live, Laugh, Layout Challenge.... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2018 at Gettin' By
Just hand weights and maybe a yoga mat!
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Hello Friday - so good to have you here! Since I've added quite a few new subscribers lately, I thought it might be a good time to do a round-up of my favorite basic scrapbooking tools. And while there's no... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2018 at Gettin' By
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Spring has officially sprung and the newest issue of Scrapbook & Cards is available (for download or on newstands) now! I was thrilled to be one of the three artists to create for the popular Designer's Challenge column that's been... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2018 at Gettin' By
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I know spring is on its way (despite the fact that Mother Nature is teasing us with 70º temps one day and several inches of snow the next!) and that's because the newest SCT Delivered kits are now shipping! And... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2018 at Gettin' By
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If you've got a flash card full of Christmas photos waiting to be scrapped, here's a quick page idea for you! I was totally inspired by the packaging on this Simple Stories collection pack, because it displays the patterns perfectly.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2018 at Gettin' By
Hi Sandy! Thanks for stopping by & commenting! :)
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If I look back at my favorite album pages, they all have one reoccurring theme: lots of pattern! I love the challenge of finding prints that will work well together and quite often my biggest dilemma when creating a layout... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2018 at Gettin' By
thank you lauren! :)
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The last few months have seen me putting some serious miles on my car as I shuttle Riely between school, theater rehearsals, choir practice, basketball games, service projects, and the many social gatherings she and her friends plan. And while... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2018 at Gettin' By
Hey Leslie! Thanks for taking the time to comment! It's always nice to know I'm not here just talking to myself :) Have a wonderful day!
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I'm a big believer in blazers (say that 3x fast!) because they can take my typical Mom uniform of jeans + tee to the next level without much fuss. Throw it on and you immediately look more polished, even if... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2018 at Gettin' By
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I've been living in my camouflage skinnies since fall and have been looking for new ways to style these closet basics. And while camo and floral might not be the most obvious combination, I also like pineapple my pizza and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2018 at Gettin' By
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Yep, I'm a slave to the grid layout and you can find that design framework on countless pages in my albums. And while I love using this simple idea of blocks to build a page, sometimes I don't feel like... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2018 at Gettin' By
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Let's see...we have eight more days until Christmas and while I should be freaking.the.hell.out that none of my shopping is done, my cards aren't mailed (let alone designed & ordered) and the house is only partly decorated, I'm blissfully ignoring... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2017 at Gettin' By
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Something about fall makes me want to hunker down in the house and surround myself with all the feel-good things. And while a big glass of cabernet and a Costco-size bag of candy corn usually do the trick, here's a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2017 at Gettin' By
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We got our first official snow yesterday - a big dumping of big, fluffy flakes that coated everything in a soft blanket of white. It was beautiful, but didn't really stick to anything except the grass and trees, and most... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2017 at Gettin' By
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A few months back my scrap room was packed up in boxes in our basement so we could refinish our wood floors, paint everything a fresh new color, and do a little Fixer Upper-style makeover. All that was missing was... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2017 at Gettin' By
Thanks Anastasia! I kinda have a thing for these circle frames :) And yay for pumpkin muffins - they are my favorite fall treat!
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