If you comment on all of the posts as you travel round the blog hop and then return to Jennifer's to let her know that you've completed it then you are in with the chance to win this amazing prize:
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Now Jennifer's word of the year is PROGRESS and that got me to thinking about how I have progressed with my scrapping.
I started scrapping in November 2004. I was inspired to scrap by a page I'd seen in a card making magazine. I remember the layout so clearly, it was a girl's birthday party at a bowling alley and the cardstock was red, which went really well with the bright colours of the bowling balls. I wanted to try but didn't have a clue where to start so I cut paper and got my glue and photos and gradually started to build a
My pages now are full of patterned papers.
Wow I even use patterned paper for the background, something we didn't do 9 years ago!
I love masks and mists.
Sometimes I love to fill the whole page.
And I definitely like to see lots of journalling in my own handwriting...now!
It wasn't always like that though and even now I find myself wishing my layouts could look as good as some of the layouts I see when I'm blog reading. When I see really great layouts I like to look back on the creators work, I go back to their first blog post to see how they have progressed since starting, it can be a great learning tool.
Now, I didn't have a blog when I first started but I have been
A double page of Maddie's first day at nursery and very heavily inspired by the first layout I had seen in that mag.
This layout is the first ever challenge I took part in over on UKScrappers:
I think I've progressed a bit over the years don't you? :)
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