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fatandsassyopera
« on: May 18, 2007 09:13:07 PM »

So i've been trying to find ways to cut down scrapping costs.  I found my buying habits getting out of control so i've been looking into cheaper but very chique lay outs.http://gibby.tumblr.com/post/2075012 http://gibby.tumblr.com/post/2074987

For this set of pages I used a Dymo labeller for the tags which runs about 9$ at staples to make the lettering, reguelar photo paper and neon labels for 3$ from stables.  It was a very cheap page to make and really stands out in the album with the neon colors. I was inspired by subway tiles to make the design. Plus plain white 12x12" is super cheap as well. Way cheaper than 1$ a sheet fancy prints of course.

Thoughts ? does it look cheap?
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« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2007 05:26:39 PM »

It looks very classy and modern, like an ad for an art gallery or something.  Using labels is a great idea, and it looks really unique!

I try to make fancy things for less money too.  Those glittery fancy papers from the craft store are WAY too expensive for me!
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« Reply #2 on: May 21, 2007 08:31:52 PM »

Doesn't look cheap at all!

It looks like a modern art piece. Very cool. I like the idea of the labels too.... the white of the page really makes everything else pop.

Aren't Dymo labelers fabulous? You can reuse them for so many things... not just scrapbooking!
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« Reply #3 on: May 23, 2007 02:06:48 PM »

i think i'll start dating my dymo labeller secretly cause it is one of the most useful things I own in my toolbox . . . it has infinite uses . . do you know where you can order weird dymo labeller colors . . i heard a rumor that there was a place online you could get a whole rainbow of dymo refil colors?
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« Reply #4 on: July 09, 2007 03:35:17 PM »

I think they look great! Not cheap looking at all!
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« Reply #5 on: July 11, 2007 07:13:37 PM »

i love the modern look, and no it doesnt look cheap at all....but its so simple that as long as you used solid colors you couldnt go wrong...very lovely page
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« Reply #6 on: July 17, 2007 09:16:26 PM »

i love it!! i read your post before i looked at the actual page and all i could think of was big blobs of neon pink and yellow and green... but i love it! seriously, i love simple scrapbook pages so much more than fancy-pants ones... oh well, just my opinion : )
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« Reply #7 on: July 30, 2007 02:28:36 AM »

I think it looks *amazing*!!! I love the colors, layout, etc. Especially that it was so cheap! Cheesy

The only suggestion I have is that next time,you make the tiles a bit bigger so you can see more of the actual pictures (which is the whole point of making the page in the first place, right?) Wink
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« Reply #8 on: August 26, 2007 06:38:34 PM »

Hey great job. White pages can be a great thing if you know how to use them. Keep up the good work!
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« Reply #9 on: September 05, 2007 06:22:35 PM »

you can get dymo label makers and dymo refills at cvs!!!! in like one pack of red yellow green and blue is what your looking for right? i love it and when i was an employee there i got a sweet discount for it and its my must have when i scrapbook

i love the pages though... they're ingenious!
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