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    Ok to start off I am not a diehard scraper, I would consider myself a novice, I have done a few cool pages about 4 years ago then stopped, I lost intrest.

    Well 2 weeks ago I found the Disney pictures form our 2003 trip (I thought I lost them and I was absolutly devistated) I had planned on makeing a scrapbook to document our trip but compleatly lost hope...


    so anyway I found the pictures, have renewed intrest in making my book so I went to Michaels To go get a basic book and a few stickers, Well I found a disney scrapbook kit (Book (with a dimensional mickey on it), 10 sheets, and 10 pages of stickers) $50 ouch!

    but I figured the plain book I was going to get was $15 the 4 pages of stickers were $11 and the extra pages were $3 total $27. so I decided that the papers and sticers were worth the extra (a difficult justification but...well I can justify just about anything) I get to the register with my kit, 1 extra page of Ariel stickers, and some cut phrases on velum (my handwriting stinks)
    only to find out the kit was on SALE!!!! I spent less than $40 total the kit was $30 (I LOVE a deal)

    anyway the sale goes thru today it's a great kit and for only $30 not a bad deal....

    thanks for listening...I just wanted to share
    procrastibating

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    a very dishonest, but effective technique that works at my michaels is : when I get tot he register I tell them I accidently left the coupon at home. I KNow they always send out coupons. They always pull one out and scan it for the discount. It's usually 40 to 50 % off..

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    • #3
      Originally posted by Tinkerbelle
      so anyway I found the pictures, have renewed intrest in making my book so I went to Michaels To go get a basic book and a few stickers, Well I found a disney scrapbook kit (Book (with a dimensional mickey on it), 10 sheets, and 10 pages of stickers) $50 ouch!

      I saw that. I am waiting for their 50-70% off sale. I'll get it for around $20
      The lady at our store here said they do it once a month.


      I want one SOOOOOOOO bad.




      OH BTW Tink. Not sure if you knew about this... Disney Scrapbook board

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      • #4
        I picked up a crapload of Disney scrapbook stuff at the cast sale last summer; now, I have an entire book, filled with six months worth of memories!
        I was obsessed with that scrapbook...
        They are the Disney Princesses and their goal is world domination. -Mary McNamara | LA Times / AP

        Fall 2004: Fantasyland Attractions

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        • #5
          I just foud out the local party shop here has the same kit for $30

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          • #6
            Originally posted by monorail_rider
            OH BTW Tink. Not sure if you knew about this... Disney Scrapbook board

            Thanks for the link...I had not heard of that one before. There is some good information and pretty cool ideas on there.

            50-70% off? when? I wish I had known....ugh....oh well I guess I get to go back and get more....
            procrastibating

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            • #7
              I love to scrapbook but it takes up so much time and money! I have a few Disney pages... maybe I'll take pictures of them and post them sometime.

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              • #8
                Originally posted by Tinkerbelle
                50-70% off? when? I wish I had known....ugh....oh well I guess I get to go back and get more....

                They said they have sales in the sunday paper once a month.

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                  Last edited by Pirate Wench; 04-26-2005, 08:18 PM.

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                  • #10
                    thanks for the link..cool stuff.

                    since starting my book last night I have compleated 7 pages...I'm pretty proud of myself.
                    I have an opening title page Disneyland 2003 (I'm so original, huh?)
                    I have 2 pages for Paradise Pier hotel (including a great shot of DCA from our room),
                    2 pages about Ariel's Grotto (I experimented with velum for the first time (fun stuff)
                    and 2 pages from Goffy's Kitchen (Bright, colorful, energetic, fun) this one is my favorite so far.

                    then I went out to another scrapbook store (expensive hobby in the making...yikes!) and got some cute papers and Tinkerbell stickers for my charactor pages (at least 2 of what will be 6 pages)

                    and now I can not buy anything else until payday...prob. a good thing.

                    anyway thanks for listening to me ramble, I'm kind of excited that I decided to do this (and that I found the pics.)
                    procrastibating

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