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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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When a certain design format works for me, I tend to use it over and over.Because I'm lazy like that. And one such format is what I oh-so-cleverly call a Circle of Circles. (Apparently, I'm also lazy at thinking up... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Gettin' By
good to know - thanks for the input KP! :)
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As my first Five on Friday post in a long while, this one's a bit random and scattered...but then again, so am I these days. Surely falling into a more regular back-to-school routine will help with my ability to multi-task... Continue reading
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It's probably a bad sign when you go to compose a blog post and it's been so long since your last one that you can't remember your Typepad password! But despite a few hurdles getting logged on, I'm happy to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2015 at Gettin' By
Aw, thank you Michelle! I appreciate you stopping by and saying hi!
Toggle Commented Jul 21, 2015 on Elle's Studio | July 2015 Kits at Gettin' By
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Hey there friends! I know I've been MIA around here, but blogging has slipped to the very bottom of my summer priority list. The all-important tasks of soaking up sun, consuming outrageous quantities of BBQ and generally savoring every little... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2015 at Gettin' By
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Happy Friday! We are gearing up for a big weekend of summer firsts around here! Tonight Riely is performing in the first of two theater productions as the lead in Annie. She says she's not nervous at all and can't... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2015 at Gettin' By
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I bet you thought when I said I'd be posting more regularly once we got into our summer routine, it meant more than once a week, huh? Turns out, my kids aren't too into the whole "kick-back-and-relax" kind of summer... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2015 at Gettin' By
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Summer has officially arrived in Colorado! I can tell because the flowers are in full bloom, the days are sunny (and getting longer!) and my Mom Taxi is working overtime trying to get kids to all their activities! I haven't... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2015 at Gettin' By
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Hey Ashley! Yes, that crate is from Target! They often put them on sale late summer and they are usually under $4 each :)
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Hey Beth! I'm not sure as I don't know the interior dimensions of that unit, but the bins are 13.75" wide x 15.5" deep x 10." high. Hope that helps!
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Banners are such a fun page accent, and you often see small rows of banners (also known as garland or bunting) strung across the corner of a page as a whimsical embellishment. But banners can also be used as a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2015 at Gettin' By
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Yes, I do know it's Thursday, but it's been a whirlwind week with the end of school (and accompanying activities), a quick getaway to the mountains for the long weekend (with no internet service) and generally a very full schedule... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2015 at Gettin' By
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We're having another rainy, dreary day here in Colorado and while I should probably be working on the family Ark, I've been flipping through my pile of recent layouts and reminiscing. It's definitely got me dreaming of sunshine and beaches,... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2015 at Gettin' By
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I'm so excited to be a part of another PageMaps University class, this time focusing on my very favorite scrapbook tool - the Silhouette! If you're new to digital cutting (or trying to figure out if you want to delve... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2015 at Gettin' By
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A few months back when I asked for suggestions on blog content, several readers suggested I share photos of where I scrap and some of the tips and tricks I use to organize my space. Since a full-blown tour would... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2015 at Gettin' By
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Hope all you mamas out there had a wonderful Mother's Day weekend and got spoiled like you deserve! While we were celebrating, the Elle's Studio kits for the month went on sale and they are perfect to get you in... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2015 at Gettin' By
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I'm just now getting around to editing our spring break photos from Mexico, and thought I'd share a few of my favorites here today. And since while viewing other people's vacation photos is best done with la large supply of... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2015 at Gettin' By
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Though I've always had a deep seated love for stripes, most of the pieces I've added to my closet are black, navy, or gray. But I seem to be gravitating toward red this spring. Maybe because it pairs so dang... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2015 at Gettin' By
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I know I've mentioned my fondness for the 9-square grid here before and you've seen countless pages from me using it. But another favorite (that I don't think I've used here lately!) is a grid based in rectangles, rather than... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2015 at Gettin' By
Hi Carol! It's right here: http://blog.basicgrey.com/?p=15345 Hope that helps! :)
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Looking back through any given week of scrapbook postings on the blog, it's not too hard to see I rely heavily on my Silhouette Cameo for most of my page designs. When I got the machine (back in 2010, maybe?)... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2015 at Gettin' By
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I am admittedly not that great of a stamper, but I do enjoy experimenting with stamps every once and awhile. Recently I tried my hand at making a patterned paper with some of the smaller Elle's Studio stamps and I... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2015 at Gettin' By
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Happy NSD to all my scrapper friends! I hope you all are celebrating this hobby of ours in crafty and creative ways today! While I'm not actually doing any scrapping today (we have a family getaway in the mountains) I... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2015 at Gettin' By
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I think I've heard on the local news that baseball season is well underway...but since the bulk of my interest in the sport revolves around the pretzels, cotton candy, and oh yeah, BEER, I can't be absolutely certain. What I... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2015 at Gettin' By