**June Check-in!**

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**June Check-in!**

June is already here! Summer is a great time to scrapbook some fun outdoor memories. I can't hardly wait! Picnics, boating, lake, birthday parties, etc.! Copy and paste the following to tell us a little about yourself Scrapbooking Friends!

Name:

DH/SO:

Children/ages:

Digital or Paper:

Favorite thing about June:

Tell us some new technique you'd like to try to challenge yourself:

Anything special project you are working on this month?

Favorite LO/Altered Project from May:

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Name: Charys

DH/SO: Scott

Children/ages: Kayson 20 months

Digital or Paper: Paper

Favorite thing about June: My sister's wedding June 6th! And I'm going to Hawaii June 20-23rd!!!! (For another wedding!!!) My wonderful Grandpa is buying us the tickets for his daughter's wedding. :cool::cool::cool:

Tell us some new technique you'd like to try to challenge yourself: I would love to dry emboss on my layouts and cards.

Anything special project you are working on this month? Chocolates for my sister's wedding...I've got to make little cards to go on the packages.

Favorite LO/Altered Project from May: I am going to put this, since it was my favorite project from May

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Joined: 05/08/06
Posts: 6264

Name: Stephanie

DH/SO: Dave

Children/ages: Andrea 19M

Digital or Paper: Digital

Favorite thing about June: Warm

Tell us some new technique you'd like to try to challenge yourself: I've got some paper projects to try.

Anything special project you are working on this month? I desperately need to get some pages done for my FIL. All the parents have or will be receiving albums and I tried to include pages of them with Andrea, but I don't have any made with my FIL yet. Sad

Favorite LO/Altered Project from May: (tough to choose one)

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Name: Karen

DH/SO: Wayne

Children/ages: None (YET)

Digital or Paper: Paper. I love the chaos lol

Favorite thing about June: Hubby stops complaining about bad weather lol

Tell us some new technique you'd like to try to challenge yourself: punched paper as a background

Any special project you are working on this month? I think I will do an Exploding Box for Ryan who I nanny and give it to him with his birthday present. I bet that would thrill him over all the presents....the title of it alone! lol

Favorite LO/Altered Project from May:

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Posts: 1278

Name: Jess

DH/SO: Damian

Children/ages: Kayley, 10 1/2 months

Digital or Paper: Both!

Favorite thing about June: DD is being baptized next weekend!

Tell us some new technique you'd like to try to challenge yourself: I am working on altering pictures in photoshop to use in my digi pages.

Anything special project you are working on this month? An altered CD tin for DH for fathers day.

Favorite LO/Altered Project from May: My mum and I made a scrapbook for Kayley's great grammie. Here are SOME of the pages from it.

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Posts: 95

Name: Brandie

DH/SO: Ryan

Children/ages: Alison, 6 months on June 5th

Digital or Paper: Paper

Favorite thing about June: Getting back into scrapbooking since we've been out of town.

Tell us some new technique you'd like to try to challenge yourself: To do a weaving LO and also learn more about my cricut

Anything special project you are working on this month? Getting caught up on LO's and getting pictures printed

Favorite LO/Altered Project from May: Nothing for May as we were out of town.

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Posts: 1152

Name: Aja

DH/SO: Russ

Children/ages: Tyler, 14 months

Digital or Paper: Paper

Favorite thing about June: Semi-Annual sale at Bath & Body Works all month long! Finding great things for cheap, cheap, cheap!! LOL

Tell us some new technique you'd like to try to challenge yourself: I'd like to emboss more. It takes some time and works some muscles in your arm, but I'd like to do it more often.

Anything special project you are working on this month? No, not really, I'm just taking scrapbooking nice and slow. We are planning on another garage sale this month, so maybe I might be able to do some scrapbooking shopping that I've wanted to do for a Looooong time.

Favorite LO/Altered Project from May:

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Name: Nancy

DH/SO: Phillip

Children/ages: T.J. is 2 years old!!!!

Digital or Paper: Paper

Favorite thing about June: No plans!!!!!

Tell us some new technique you'd like to try to challenge yourself: I would like to try some altered projects.

Anything special project you are working on this month? Just going to start having fun with scrapping again. I get in a crazy mad rush from March to May and then in May I am overwhelmed with actiivities that I have to take a scrapbooking time out. But I'm starting to get some pictures together and will be happy to return to scrappin in my free time.

Favorite LO/Altered Project from May: I did NO scrapbooking in May except for those cards at the very beginning.

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Name: April

DH/SO: Bryan

Children/ages: Kyle 12, Zoey 3 and DJ 1

Digital or Paper: Both

Favorite thing about June: SCHOOLS...OUT...FOR...THE SUMMER!

Tell us some new technique you'd like to try to challenge yourself: Hmm..not sure, too many things I don't know how to do. I keep saying I'm going to try paint and I haven't yet...I'll make that a goal this month.

Anything special project you are working on this month? Finishing all my layouts from my scrapbook weekend! Smile

Favorite LO/Altered Project from May: I'll get there....

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Name: Angie

DH/SO: Eddie

Children/ages: Jamie, almost 14 months

Digital or Paper: Both!

Favorite thing about June: eh, no favorites about June. its hot and sticky yuck. I do like that it means I am closer to July which is when we visit family in SC.

Tell us some new technique you'd like to try to challenge yourself: lol, I've tried most everything I wanted so far, I think mostly I just want to get stuff done.

Anything special project you are working on this month? nope, just getting these pictures scrapped.

Favorite LO/Altered Project from May:

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Name: Erin

DH/SO: Kevin

Children/ages: DSS Zack, 12, DSS Alek 11, DS Patrick 17 months

Digital or Paper: Paper

Favorite thing about June: :shrug:

Tell us some new technique you'd like to try to challenge yourself: I just want to get good at using the cricut

Anything special project you are working on this month? Maybe a few cards. Not sure yet.

Favorite LO/Altered Project from May:The journal.

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Joined: 08/23/06
Posts: 1558

Name: Beth

DH/SO: Terry

Children/ages: Caleigh -- 15 months

Digital or Paper: Digital

Favorite thing about June: Nice summer weather

Tell us some new technique you'd like to try to challenge yourself: I would like to work with Gimp a bit and figure out what it can do

Anything special project you are working on this month? Trying to find more time to simply scrap and organize

Favorite LO/Altered Project from May:

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Name: Amy

DH/SO: Mark

Children/ages: Brooklyn 7, Regan 4, and Carson 2

Digital or Paper: paper

Favorite thing about June: summer vacation starts

Tell us some new technique you'd like to try to challenge yourself: I am awaiting my Design Studio and I can't wait to play around with it

Anything special project you are working on this month? I really need to print some pics and get into the groove of scrapping more

Favorite LO/Altered Project from May: This is pretty much the only one I've done in May

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Posts: 1075

Name: Carrie

DH/SO: DH = Michael

Children/ages: Scout is four months old... many furbabies!

Digital or Paper: Mainly digital lately. I don't have the space for paper right now.

Favorite thing about June: My birthday!!! (28th)

Tell us some new technique you'd like to try to challenge yourself: To make my own digi paper

Anything special project you are working on this month? Just working on Scout's book still. I want to get her "month" pages done this month (try to catch up to her, anyway!)

Favorite LO/Altered Project from May:

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Joined: 04/18/06
Posts: 59

Name: Vy

DH/SO: None

Children/ages: Autumn 19 Months

Digital or Paper: Digital

Favorite thing about June: Camping!

Tell us some new technique you'd like to try to challenge yourself: I'd love to work more with torn edging.

Anything special project you are working on this month? I hope to get the pictures layed out and printed from my parents trip to the Carribian so it can be a birthday gift for my mom in July.... Once I get my computer fixed

Favorite LO/Altered Project from May: Wasnt able to do any with the messed up Computer Sad

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Name: Kristen

DH/SO: Jeff

Children/ages: Walt/18mo

Digital or Paper: Digital

Favorite thing about June: Finally some warm weather!

Tell us some new technique you'd like to try to challenge yourself: Learning how to use PSE to enhance my photos before I scrap them

Anything special project you are working on this month? No - I finally finished Walt's 1st year book so no I am going to start on our family album

Favorite LO/Altered Project from May:

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Name: Lauren

DH/SO: Jason

Children/ages: Nathan 3 1/2 months

Digital or Paper: Paper

Favorite thing about June: I dunno...getting closer to vacation in July???

Tell us some new technique you'd like to try to challenge yourself: I want to try to make an exploding box but I doubt i will have the time

Anything special project you are working on this month? still chugging along, working on DS's book

Favorite LO/Altered Project from May:

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Posts: 8185

Name: Gwen

DH/SO: Rich

Children/ages: Andrew (6.5), Jordan (5 in less than a month!), Natalie (2) ... Jack due in July

Digital or Paper: both, but mainly paper

Favorite thing about June: It's one month closer to Jack's arrival ... and it's summer!

Tell us some new technique you'd like to try to challenge yourself: I bought some grungeboard, I'd like to figure out how to use it on my layouts

Anything special project you are working on this month? Just trying to catch up on Natalie's professional pictures book and the family book before Jack comes. But I also have a TON of sewing to do too, so I have to find the balance of craftiness. Wink

Favorite LO/Altered Project from May: I barely did any pages, I guess Easter would be my favorite.

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Posts: 5333

Name: Ashley

DH/SO: dh Bill

Children/ages: 1 baking!

Digital or Paper: Paper

Favorite thing about June: Summer is finally here!

Tell us some new technique you'd like to try to challenge yourself: scrapping in general, can that count?

Anything special project you are working on this month? sadly, nothing

Favorite LO/Altered Project from May: Sad ACK! I NEED to scrap! I have NO motivation!

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Name: Brittany

DH/SO: DH- Tim

Children/ages: Andrew almost 17 months

Digital or Paper: paper but i've started to use some digital

Favorite thing about June: father's day, picnics, family time, day trips, nice weather, weddings, parties etc

Tell us some new technique you'd like to try to challenge yourself: alot of techniques are still new to me... if i get the $ for an embossing gun etc i'd like to try that and of course a ton of altering techniques i'm going to try
Anything special project you are working on this month? father's day gifts and cards, wedding cards, graduation gifts and cards, etc etc etc

Favorite LO/Altered Project from May: the framed layout that i made for my mom for mother's day. although i couldn't take a pic before i gave it to her and i haven't been able to steal it back from her for a few minutes since to take a pic.... last time i was at their house she had it at work. hopefully soon.

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Posts: 443

Name: Melissa

DH/SO: Chris

Children/ages: Noah 4 1/2 months

Digital or Paper: Both

Favorite thing about June: It our first Father's Day

Tell us some new technique you'd like to try to challenge yourself: I'm going to be doing a scrapbooking baby book and I haven't done any paper scrapbooking since 2006

Anything special project you are working on this month? Noah 1 year digital album

Favorite LO/Altered Project from May: I don't have any just started getting back into scrapbooking

Joined: 10/26/01
Posts: 3413

Name: GiGi

DH/SO: Carlos

Children/ages: Loli, 6 years

Digital or Paper: I prefer paper, but have been limited on time, so lately it's all been digi

Favorite thing about June: it's only 30 days long? i'm working my tail off this month, so it's hard to find a silver lining.

Tell us some new technique you'd like to try to challenge yourself: I'd like to try to create some elements of my own

Anything special project you are working on this month? I just want to get back in the groove and I'd really love to sneak in some time for paper scrapping

Favorite LO/Altered Project from May:

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Joined: 11/19/06
Posts: 167

Name: Nikol

DH/SO: DH = Mark

Children/ages: Zoe, 10 months

Digital or Paper: Digi

Favorite thing about June: Finally some warm weather....and camping!!

Tell us some new technique you'd like to try to challenge yourself: I still need to figure out how to use typed text in my digi pages and also need to actually get a page printed to make sure I am doing this correctly

Anything special project you are working on this month? Need to do many pages of our Memorial Day camping trip.

Favorite LO/Altered Project from May: I'm really just starting out.....but this is my favorite one that I did last month:

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Posts: 12

Name: Julie

DH/SO: DH Bill

Children/ages: Alexa 5 Wil 3 one on the way!

Digital or Paper: Paper

Favorite thing about June: VACATION!

Tell us some new technique you'd like to try to challenge yourself: I would like to do more hand stitching on my pages!

Anything special project you are working on this month? I am on a few DT's and have a TON of work coming up in the next week and a half:eek:

Favorite LO/Altered Project from May:

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Posts: 53852

Name: Shannon

DH/SO: Kevin

Children/ages: Karl- 1 year

Digital or Paper: Paper

Favorite thing about June: Karl's bday and flowers blooming

Tell us some new technique you'd like to try to challenge yourself: Maybe scheduling a specific night to scrapbook...

Anything special project you are working on this month? Finishing Karl's first year album and catching up on our family album.

Favorite LO/Altered Project from May:
I made this for Karl's party

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Joined: 01/18/06
Posts: 238

Name: Marissa

DH/SO: Bruce

Children/ages: Peyton, 2 on the 24th :eek:

Digital or Paper: Paper

Favorite thing about June: P's birthday (mixed with a bit of sadness because it's going too fast!)

Tell us some new technique you'd like to try to challenge yourself: I'd love to try stitching.... but that requires getting my sewing machine out as well and I think that's a bit ambitious just now LOL I actually just want to get good at planning some pages and actually JOURNALING on them. That is SO hard for me!

Anything special project you are working on this month? My best friend is turning 40 and I'm working on an album for her. I'm doing it in the shape of a purse and then the ring-bound pages inside. Her birthday is July 9th and I REALLY hope to have it finished and to her by that day! I'd also love to scrap some pages of our England trip but there just aren't enough hours in the day Sad

Favorite LO/Altered Project from May: I don't think I did a single one--ha! I can't remember. I did like the way my cards came out for the swap (froggies) and I really like my new siggy pic (if that counts!) Biggrin

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Joined: 12/01/05
Posts: 180

Name: Heather
DH/SO: Pete
Children/ages: Emily who is almost 2

Digital or Paper: paper all the way

Favorite thing about June: warm and sunny!

Tell us some new technique you'd like to try to challenge yourself: I need to be more creative with my layouts. Also thinking about trying out the cricket.

Anything special project you are working on this month? Finishing up my book from 2007.