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    Remember how I offered the challenge to see what you could do with your Cricut leftovers? Well I finally did it. I totally lifted this layout, but she used leftover stickers in her strip. (Scrapbooks Etc May/June 200

    I am very happy with this layout ... but scroll down to see what was supposed to happen instead.






    I wanted to use the insides of letters first, you know, the insides of Os and As mostly.

    So I put them on painter's tape as step 1 - the paper it's going on is above it




    Stupid me thought I'd use the Zip 2 Way Glue instead of my dot runner. That was a big mistake, as it soaked through the paper and ruined about a third of the snippets. Ugh.

    Here's how it came out, you can see where some of the paper came off




    So I started over, and used letters/numbers instead. My remaining "snippets" are above the strip




    I used my Xyron to turn them into stickers and randomly placed them on the strip. Here are the two strips compared (I didn't have another blue 12"wide strip so I went with red)




    Jordan asked if she could have the blue strip - see what she did with it. The blue dots above are fingerprints - she asked if she could stamp and the next thing I knew she was using her finger instead of a stamp. The blue won't come off her hand. Oh, well.




    And that's all I have to say about that.
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    Well your layout turned out terrifically!
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    Wow...neat job. So with the Zig two way glue, was that a bottle of glue or a pen? I'm guessing it was a bottle, but didn't know they made them. I really like your daughters work too..so sweet!
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    i think this is my new fav of yours!!! i love it@

    also, can you give me some info on the zyron? do you use it for every layout? is it hard to use? is it expencive?
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    very cute!
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    I love the layout, Gwen. This page is so clean looking.
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    This whole post made me smile. First, I love the page. The letter scraps look great and the overall layout is so nice. Then your whole story about how it was supposed to be different just made me chuckle. I like the finished product though, so at least it worked out in the end and look what a great art project came out of your "mistake".
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    This layout is in my top 5 faves of yours'. DH was looking over my shoulder at lunch when I was reading this and he's like "that's so cool"!!! (And he's kindof stingy on compliments!) I love how you rounded the corners and angled your papers. That's the best idea for the leftover bits. I have to say, I use leftovers in so many things. I almost always cut two of every image and a lot of times letters, so most cards are just made from my scraps. But this went into my lift folder for a talking page of Kayson's later, so I'm going to start saving more letters in a pile. LOVE IT!
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    oh, and tell Jordan she did a great job! I love that she wants to scrapbook with momma!
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    Quote Originally Posted by InspiredHeartDesigns View Post
    i think this is my new fav of yours!!! i love it@

    also, can you give me some info on the zyron? do you use it for every layout? is it hard to use? is it expencive?
    thanks!

    The Xyron is super easy to use, and I think it's a "must have" with the Cricut. I think the 250 was $25 (I wouldn't go with anything smaller) - I use my half off coupons to buy refills whenever I get the coupon (I always have at least one refill on hand).

    My only complain is that there's no warning when it's about to run out. It ran out on me last night, and I did lose one letter as a result.
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