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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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One of my favorite purchases for summer wear were these camouflage shorts from Target. They are soft, they are stretchy, and they are just GOOD. (Quick disclaimer: I cut off the cuffs so they'd have raw hems. I have long-standing... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2019 at Gettin' By
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We've had such a mild summer here in Colorado, with most days in the mid-80s and afternoon thunderstorms almost everyday that keep it nice and cool. And I totally don't hate it. My flower pots are flourishing, the air conditioning... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2019 at Gettin' By
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Last spring our family made the decision to start fostering dogs for a local rescue (from whom both of our Great Danes were adopted) and since then, we've hosted eight dogs while they waited to find their forever homes. And... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2019 at Gettin' By
Thanks Leslie! I appreciate you stopping in & saying hi. And YES - making cards does help eliminate a little bit of the "bomb effect" that seems to happen whenever I get in a creating frenzy :)
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Hi Tina! Thanks for stopping by & taking time to comment! :) And yep, I’m totally guilty of planning photos around perfect paper - it’s a dirty little scrapbook secret 🤣
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I'm definitely not known as a card maker, but after recently having an awkward moment standing in the middle of the Target greeting card aisle and loudly proclaiming that STORE BOUGHT CARDS ARE A TOTAL RIP OFF (much to the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2019 at Gettin' By
Hi Leslie! Thanks so much for stopping by! :)
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Happy Father's Day! I've rounded up some of my favorite dad-theme layouts to share today (and bonus - they come without corny jokes and the famous socks & sandals combo!). Here's to celebrating our dads and all they do for... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2019 at Gettin' By
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I'm just now checking to see if there's a snowstorm in hell, because I BLOGGED TWO DAYS IN A ROW YOU GUYS! Just goes to show what you can accomplish when you apply yourself. And refrain from watching "just one... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2019 at Gettin' By
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I always think summer will be a time to slow down, relax the schedule and make time for all things I haven't gotten around to during the business of the rest of the year (like, uh, BLOGGING??) And then before... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2019 at Gettin' By
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Last week our pup Wednesday turned one, so I thought it's be a perfect time to share one of the layouts I did featuring her as a cute little runt. I used the spring SCT Delivered Kit, Spring Fling as... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2019 at Gettin' By
Hey Janet! Lately I've been using this glue pen and it's pretty awesome! I've also used this liquid adhesive in the past (it has a fine tip that makes application a breeze!)
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I totally feel the same Anastasia! They really knew how to rock the patterns!
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Yes they were! I miss them ALL.THE.TIME.
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I'm a proud hoarder of patterned paper and despite the fact that I use it on just about every layout I create, my stash is always expanding. Some of my very favorite patterns were from BasicGrey and when I came... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2019 at Gettin' By
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Target Moto Jacket (similar) + Knox Rose Tunic (ebay, ThredUp, similar) + AG Nikki Jeans + Freebird Lasso Booties (similar, similar) + Jack Wills clutch (similar, similar) I've always known there are certain pieces in my closet that I'm drawn... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2019 at Gettin' By
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Since we just celebrated Valentine's Day, I thought I'd share a page full of love (and not coincidentally, HEARTS!) One of my favorite ways to reinforce the theme of a page is to use repetition. In this case, I've used... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2019 at Gettin' By
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Sometimes starting a double-page layout can be a bit intimidating. I find the 12x24 canvas hard to visually organize, especially if you're used to designing 12x12 pages. One trick I love to implement when starting a two-pager is to immediately... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2019 at Gettin' By
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After almost 20 years of scrapbooking (and collecting all the latest and greatest scrapbooking products!) I've spent the last few months organizing and attempting to reduce my stash to better fit in the confines of my small home office. I've... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2019 at Gettin' By
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I'm thrilled to be involved with another year of SCT’s 365 Online Layout Class! SCT asked previous students what they would like to see in this year’s class and many of those suggestions were implemented in the 2019 class. Each... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2018 at Gettin' By
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So who's prepared for it to be 2019?! While I'm definitely not quite ready to wrap up the end-of-year celebrations, I'm begrudgingly flipping the calendar to a new, fresh year that probably doesn't involve cocktails at any hour (because it's... Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2018 at Gettin' By
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Bishop Sleeve Cardigan + Umgee Tunic + Madewell Skinny Jeans + Matisse Booties (similar) I'm not a frequent Starbucks customer, though I've been known to suck down a few Latte Brevés during times when I need and extra boost (or... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2018 at Gettin' By
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With a mere seven days to go until the big Christmas celebration, I'm (quite literally) wrapping up my holiday to-do list. I'm popping the Christmas cards in the mail today and then getting cozy for a marathon wrap session. Last... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2018 at Gettin' By
Tiny Prints J. Crew Minted Adobe Glossier Target American eagle Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2018 at scrap resume
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A little more than two weeks until Christmas - is anyone else in denial?? I have about ten million other things I should be doing to prepare, yet here I sit composing a blog post. Because what fun are the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2018 at Gettin' By