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Lisa Dickinson
raising hell since 1971.
Interests: photography <br> scrapbooking <br> running <br> interior design <br> reading <br>
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When I first started scrapping I dreaded the two-page spread. It was such a intimidatingly large canvas to start with and what the heck do you do with that center line? Pretend it's not there? Ignore it and hope it... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Gettin' By
I jumped on the Project Life bandwagon back in 2012 and while I have failed to keep up with it regularly (due to a little known ailment called FOCA - Fear of Completing Albums that also affects my December Daily,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2017 at Gettin' By
I'm thrilled to be contributing to a new online class partnering Scrapbook & Cards magazine with the always popular PageMaps! SCT 365 is year-long, self-paced class that will help you get a year's worth of memories onto the page, one... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2017 at Gettin' By
Happy New Year! (and while that isn't in all caps, I am totally yelling it!) After the past year filled with lots of trials, obstacles and general crappiness, I'm heartily kicking 2016 to the curb and welcoming 2017 with a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2017 at Gettin' By
The holiday season is coming up fast and before we know it 2017 will be rolling in! So it's not too early to start thinking about getting organized in the new year, and the newly revamped Scrapbook & Cards Creative... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2016 at Gettin' By
I've been in the middle of a major scrap clean out lately, attempting to reclaim my dining room for its intended use before Thanksgiving arrives. It's currently serving as overflow storage for finished layouts, half-used kits and many, many scrap... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2016 at Gettin' By
If you haven't already downloaded your copy of the newest issue of Scrapbook & Cards Today, then add that to your to-do list for today. It's a wonderful magazine chock full of fall inspiration and you're going to want to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2016 at Gettin' By
Well here it is September (almost October!) and my hopes of falling back into a regular school/work/blog routine have kind of gotten sidetracked. Mike and the kids are back to their own schedules, which should logistically allow me to set... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2016 at Gettin' By
It's the last weekend before the kids head back to school and the realization that we are officially finished with the elementary school years is starting to hit me. (gulp!) On Tuesday, Riely will board the bus for middle school... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2016 at Gettin' By
Like most college girls in the early 90s, I owned the requisite denim overalls and wore them religiously with my flannel shirts & Doc Martens while listening to Nirvana and Pearl Jam. Several years after college, I revisited overalls as... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2016 at Gettin' By
Hey Lauren! I do plan to do the Blogarage Sale! It will likely be in November when I am forced to clean off the dining room table for Thanksgiving dinner and get rid of stuff! :)
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I might still be recuperating* from a fun-filled weekend with a karaoke birthday party for Riely and an amazing Avett Brothers show at Red Rocks (posts on both to come soon!) but packing all the fun we can into these... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2016 at Gettin' By
After a whirlwind week of birthdays, anniversaries, swim meets, VBS and oh yeah - a parade!! it's finally Friday and we are looking forward to a relatively event-free weekend (Can I get a woo hoo!) And since everyone in the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2016 at Gettin' By
Hey Kathleen! I do use page protectors (all my albums are American Crafts Modern Albums ) and they flatten dimensional items slightly, but they are roomy enough to still allow things to "pop" up a bit!
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Mike and celebrated our 18th anniversary on the 18th (does that make it our golden anniversary?!?) so I thought this week would be a perfect time to share a layout about us. It's another two-pager that features circles folded into... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2016 at Gettin' By
Sometimes you buy a piece of clothing with grand hopes that it will be become your next closet star...that piece that you'll reach for time and time again because it's the perfect combination of style and comfort (and it just... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2016 at Gettin' By
Lately I've been playing hooky from the blog in the name of all things summer. Sneaking away to the pool when I should be working....sipping birthday cake Slurpees when I should be having a protein shake...and convincing the family that... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2016 at Gettin' By
Summer is in full swing and while the 100˚temps make me whiny, I am enjoying the time spent keeping cool at the pool, cooking up seasonal favorites on the patio and sipping adult beverages on the front porch (because what... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2016 at Gettin' By
I know my WW posts have already firmly established my fondness for denim shorts + tees this season, and the fact that I've stocked up on these Old Navy tees and several pairs of Target shorts (I bought 3 pairs... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2016 at Gettin' By
When I first learned about the visual triangle in design (Debbie Hodge does a great job of explaining it here!) I'm not sure I fully appreciated the impact it could bring to a scrapbook page. It wasn't until I actually... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2016 at Gettin' By
I've mentioned before that denim shorts are the mainstay of my summer wardrobe, simply for their utter versatility. But every now and then, I get a wild hair and venture outside that comfortable jean zone. Purchasing these floral shorts at... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2016 at Gettin' By
The latest issue of SCT is hot off the presses, and I hope you all are enjoying the magazine! Hard copies are now available at many Barnes & Nobles (you can check this link to see if your local store... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2016 at Gettin' By
Maybe we need to start a Green Romper Club, too! :)
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Summer may be fleeting in Colorado, but for the few months it does stick around, I like to indulge in some special skin care. Here are a few of the products I'm digging during the warm weather season! 01// Juice... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2016 at Gettin' By
Yes Gina it was!! Ah, 1970s fashion! :)
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