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Title: Scrapbooking our Faire Adventures
Post by: susannah on June 20, 2008, 11:04:17 AM
Greetings fellow crafters...I remember on our old forum there was a topic created for those who scrapbook their faire memories or any memories. Magister, may we reinstate this topic here? I should have some pages complete by the weekend and I'd love to post them and hear from other scrapbookers as well. I'm a newbie scrapbooker, but I'm very fortunate to have a wonderful supply store in town that offers a variety of classes and I take advantage of them!
Title: Re: Scrapbooking our Faire Adventures
Post by: Magister on June 20, 2008, 11:46:48 AM
Susannah:

  Ofcourse!  Have at it.  Sorry I didn't recreate the thread when we moved over.

    Enjoy!
Title: Re: Scrapbooking our Faire Adventures
Post by: sealion on June 20, 2008, 08:47:30 PM
Yay! Glad to see this topic! I haven't scrapped any faire photos yet this season, though.
Title: Re: Scrapbooking our Faire Adventures
Post by: Joyce "Delfinia DuSwallow" Howard on June 21, 2008, 03:02:37 PM
Have you seen the Happily Ever After scrapbook? It's full of REN and Fairie and Pirate type pages, it is soooo cool. I'm gonna use that to scrapbook my Renn pix in. :D
Title: Re: Scrapbooking our Faire Adventures
Post by: sealion on June 21, 2008, 05:37:27 PM
Have you seen the Happily Ever After scrapbook? It's full of REN and Fairie and Pirate type pages, it is soooo cool. I'm gonna use that to scrapbook my Renn pix in. :D

Who makes that? Is it Die Cuts With a View? I purchased their Once Upon a Time stack and used it for a few layouts last year. Here's one of them:
(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v680/HappyStamper/Mayfaire07.jpg)
Title: Re: Scrapbooking our Faire Adventures
Post by: susannah on June 23, 2008, 09:39:48 AM
Huzzah! So glad to have some fellow scrappers here! Lady Joyce Anne, I have seen that line of paper and I own it! I worked on 2 pages this weekend...will post pics soon.
sealion, that's a beautiful page! And that is the paper I have.
Title: Re: Scrapbooking our Faire Adventures
Post by: Joyce "Delfinia DuSwallow" Howard on June 29, 2008, 07:45:14 PM
Thats It!  DAHHHH- thats the one,Once upon a time. The papers are so pretty, theres a page for everything.

Susannah hope to see your work soon. :D
Title: Re: Scrapbooking our Faire Adventures
Post by: susannah on June 29, 2008, 08:33:17 PM
Sorry for the delay with my pages, Lady Joyce Ann...I just finished the last of them and took pics yesterday.
I've never taken pictures of my scrapbook pages before...it's hard than it seemed it would be.
The first 2 pages are of Three Quarter Ale and Joni Minstrel, the second 2 pages are the Nickel Shakespeare Girls, and the final page is my handsome husband!! Enjoy!!
(http://i90.photobucket.com/albums/k279/Susannah_Faire/Random%20Pics/DSC_0001-2.jpg)

(http://i90.photobucket.com/albums/k279/Susannah_Faire/Random%20Pics/DSC_0002.jpg)

(http://i90.photobucket.com/albums/k279/Susannah_Faire/Random%20Pics/DSC_0004.jpg)

(http://i90.photobucket.com/albums/k279/Susannah_Faire/Random%20Pics/DSC_0005.jpg)


The title on the top left corner reads "There lived a handsome prince" with prince crossed out and pirate replacing it...it's hard to read in my picture!
(http://i90.photobucket.com/albums/k279/Susannah_Faire/Random%20Pics/DSC_0007.jpg)



Title: Re: Scrapbooking our Faire Adventures
Post by: sealion on September 03, 2008, 08:00:12 AM
Okay scrappers! Let's revive this thread! Please share your pages.
Title: Re: Scrapbooking our Faire Adventures
Post by: sealion on September 03, 2008, 08:01:51 AM
Here's a collage spread of just a few of the many photos I took during my first visit to Bristol.

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v680/HappyStamper/BristolFaire.jpg)

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v680/HappyStamper/BristolFaire-left.jpg)

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v680/HappyStamper/BristolFaire-right.jpg)
Title: Re: Scrapbooking our Faire Adventures
Post by: susannah on September 03, 2008, 08:33:18 AM
sealion, that's a great layout!! And your pictures are fantastic! Great work!!
Title: Re: Scrapbooking our Faire Adventures
Post by: Debra on September 03, 2008, 07:56:58 PM
I love this thread! The pages posted here are wonderful  :)
I'll keep checking back for more inspiration.
Title: Re: Scrapbooking our Faire Adventures
Post by: Blushing on September 03, 2008, 08:11:34 PM
I'm so so sp far behind in scrapping my faire photos ... But I'm chipping away at it!  Some of the faire pages I have finished are online on a scrapbooking forum site, I hope this link works:
http://www.scrapbook.com/myplace/index.php?mod=galleries&u=44776&a=14297&page=1 (http://www.scrapbook.com/myplace/index.php?mod=galleries&u=44776&a=14297&page=1)

Oh ... Rusty Pickle has a Pirate alphabet clear stamp set - it goes with their whole line of piratical things.  And skulls are popular for Halloween this year - but I'm comandeering them for pirate pages!
Title: Re: Scrapbooking our Faire Adventures
Post by: sealion on September 03, 2008, 11:38:49 PM
I'm so so sp far behind in scrapping my faire photos ... But I'm chipping away at it!  Some of the faire pages I have finished are online on a scrapbooking forum site, I hope this link works:
http://www.scrapbook.com/myplace/index.php?mod=galleries&u=44776&a=14297&page=1 (http://www.scrapbook.com/myplace/index.php?mod=galleries&u=44776&a=14297&page=1)

Oh ... Rusty Pickle has a Pirate alphabet clear stamp set - it goes with their whole line of piratical things.  And skulls are popular for Halloween this year - but I'm comandeering them for pirate pages!

Thanks for sharing your gallery! I especially like your "What's in a Name" layout. :) Oh! And you've reminded me that I have some Rusty Pickle Cap'n Jack papers to use with my pirate pics!
Title: Re: Scrapbooking our Faire Adventures
Post by: susannah on September 04, 2008, 08:58:57 AM
Blushing...your layouts are great! I adore the PalsGarb and the Shire/Folk layouts!
And thanks for the tip on the Rusty Pickle alphabet.
Along those lines, do y'all have any suggestions for scrapbooking supplies shopping (online or stores)?
I have a favorite store here in Atlanta called Atlanta Scrapbook Connection, but I'm eager to explore other vendors as well.
Title: Re: Scrapbooking our Faire Adventures
Post by: sealion on September 05, 2008, 04:36:06 PM
Here's a page using those Rusty Pickle Cap'n Jack papers:

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v680/HappyStamper/QuietTime.jpg)
Title: Re: Scrapbooking our Faire Adventures
Post by: susannah on September 08, 2008, 12:40:35 PM
Great page, sealion. Are those chip board letters or stickers you used for the title?
Title: Re: Scrapbooking our Faire Adventures
Post by: sealion on September 08, 2008, 01:22:53 PM
They are chipboad letters that I painted with crackle paint then glazed then inked! lol The "old paper' paint was a weird pale green color so I went over them with some gold glaze but I still didn't like how they looked so I rubbed them with some caramel ink.

PS- If you are looking for a fun scrapping board to hang out at try ScrapFreak.com :) (My username there is HappyStamper)
Title: Re: Scrapbooking our Faire Adventures
Post by: Joyce "Delfinia DuSwallow" Howard on September 08, 2008, 05:02:32 PM
Hey i lost this page for awhile! Glad to be back.Everyones pages are so nice, Good Job.Guess I'll give it a try.I bought the book,papers and stuff but haven't done them yet.
Title: Re: Scrapbooking our Faire Adventures
Post by: susannah on September 09, 2008, 12:04:10 PM
Thanks for the scrapping board info, sealion. I'll have to check that out as well.
Great tip for the chipboard letters...I love crackle paint and you did a great job creating the "old paper" look.
Title: Re: Scrapbooking our Faire Adventures
Post by: Magister on September 09, 2008, 01:20:54 PM
Since you all have been so wonderfully active.. I think it's about time I sticky this thread so it's easier for everyone to find. 

  Keep up the fantastic work!

     - Mag
Title: Re: Scrapbooking our Faire Adventures
Post by: susannah on September 10, 2008, 09:25:34 AM
Woohoo!! Thanks, Magister! We won't let you down!!
Title: Re: Scrapbooking our Faire Adventures
Post by: susannah on September 18, 2008, 09:07:27 AM
I know that some fall faires have Halloween themed weekends. I just took a great class at my local store creating Halloween theme layouts using the "Frightful" line from Little Yellow Bicycle. The embellishments are adorable! Check them out.
Title: Re: Scrapbooking our Faire Adventures
Post by: Tami MacLeod on October 29, 2008, 10:14:26 PM
And for all of you, who don't have the time to buy cut and paste.. you can make it online and print it.

http://www.scrapblog.com/
and you can download anything you want for paper or other things as well, there are lots of free ones for this

have fun
Title: Re: Scrapbooking our Faire Adventures
Post by: Blushing on October 29, 2008, 11:56:36 PM
Thanks sealion and susannah!

Awesome ideas all ... I'm certainly going to be "scraplifting" some!

I played with the Glimmer Mist from Tattered Angels today - you spray on shiny spatters on your papers (I'm actually going to try it on some fairy photos and see how it looks).  I'll let you know as soon as I post some new layouts online.

As for online shopping ... I've been VERY pleased with www.scrapbook.com.  Their customer service is great, and everything comes packaged well - even the papers!
Title: Re: Scrapbooking our Faire Adventures
Post by: HollyAtFairyEffects on December 18, 2008, 02:56:48 PM
Hmm...I need to figure out how to scan 12 x 12 pages!  I haven't scrapped TRF from this year yet, but I've done the 3 years prior.  My favorite from last year is the Top 10 Things My Daughter Learned at TRF.  I'll post it as soon as I figure out how to scan it.  I saw that someone just took a photo of the whole page.  Any other suggestions?
Title: Re: Scrapbooking our Faire Adventures
Post by: sealion on December 20, 2008, 09:52:47 AM
Hmm...I need to figure out how to scan 12 x 12 pages!  I haven't scrapped TRF from this year yet, but I've done the 3 years prior.  My favorite from last year is the Top 10 Things My Daughter Learned at TRF.  I'll post it as soon as I figure out how to scan it.  I saw that someone just took a photo of the whole page.  Any other suggestions?

I use an inexpensive and very easy to use stitching program by ArcSoft called Panaorama Maker. There is a free trial period so check it out.
http://www.arcsoft.com/estore/index2008p3_2.asp
Title: Re: Scrapbooking our Faire Adventures
Post by: susannah on January 02, 2009, 12:20:17 PM
Happy New Year, scrappers! I just wanted to share that I'm attending a really exciting retreat next weekend with 10 of my scrap happy buddies! Check out where we're going!!
http://www.thescrapbookcabin.com/

I hope to get a lot of work done so I can share!
Title: Re: Scrapbooking our Faire Adventures
Post by: Blushing on January 02, 2009, 01:09:20 PM
Have an awesome time susannah ... that looks like a neat place to escape to and scrap!  =)

I actually finished a faire album before New Year's - although I'm still way WAY behind, all my 2003-2004 faire photos are now in a massive album!  And I'm halfway finished with 2005.  I'll try to upload photos if any of you are interested in seeing the new pages.
Title: Re: Scrapbooking our Faire Adventures
Post by: susannah on January 02, 2009, 02:12:19 PM
Thanks, Blushing!
I would love to see your new pages once you upload them! Please share!!
Title: Re: Scrapbooking our Faire Adventures
Post by: Blushing on March 23, 2009, 12:31:26 PM
So I'm almost finished with my 2006 faire photos ... I'm just blazing along.  I still need to upload photos of the pages somewhere to share.  =)

I hope everyone else is crafting away ... it's been quiet here!
Title: Re: Scrapbooking our Faire Adventures
Post by: sealion on March 23, 2009, 02:16:37 PM
Blushing- If you are looking for a fun and inspiring scrapbooking message board check out ScrapFreak.com
If you just need a photohosting site Photobucket is easy to use.
Title: Re: Scrapbooking our Faire Adventures
Post by: Blushing on March 23, 2009, 03:20:48 PM
Thanks!  ScrapFreak.com looks like fun.  I also post to scrapbook.com.

Mostly it's a matter of time to shoot the pages and upload and crop and downsize ... I promise I'll post the best ones within this thread!
Title: Re: Scrapbooking our Faire Adventures
Post by: susannah on March 24, 2009, 08:27:54 AM
I have been scrapping...actually just had a crop party on Sunday, but no faire pages.
I got a subscription to scrapbooks, etc magazine for my birthday last month, so I'm full of inspiration...just waiting around for mid-April when I can go to faire!! :)

Title: Re: Scrapbooking our Faire Adventures
Post by: susannah on April 16, 2009, 12:07:16 PM
My home faire starts this weekend! Stay tuned for some pages!!
That reminds me...I need to shop for some cardstock!!
Title: Re: Scrapbooking our Faire Adventures
Post by: sealion on April 16, 2009, 05:23:04 PM
I still hve a few weeks before I can take any new faire photos to scrap. :sigh:
Title: Re: Scrapbooking our Faire Adventures
Post by: Blushing on April 17, 2009, 11:19:09 PM
I'm looking forward to taking new faire photos, but I'm STILL two years behind!  I wrapped up my third all-faire album last weekend.  I really need to take photos of the finished pages - sorry!

I will say that I'm addicted to the super-thick embossing glazes: clear (with colored inks, bronze, copper and gold.  I'm used them on some chipboard pieces and they look like metal bits.

Sadly, I've got a month to either figure out why my current camera is acting up, or figure out how to replace it!
Title: Re: Scrapbooking our Faire Adventures
Post by: sealion on June 09, 2009, 09:47:39 PM
I still don't have any faire pages for this year but here are a few that are garb or SCA related.

(http://www.scrapfreak.com/photopost/data/500/medium/Garb_Whore.jpg)

(http://www.scrapfreak.com/photopost/data/500/medium/IMG_2817.JPG)

(http://www.scrapfreak.com/photopost/data/500/medium/IMG_2676.JPG)

(http://www.scrapfreak.com/photopost/data/519/medium/the_DORKY_hat.JPG)
Title: Re: Scrapbooking our Faire Adventures
Post by: susannah on June 10, 2009, 02:27:46 PM
Love the "garb whore" layout...and title, sealion.
What size pictures are those?
I just got my first batch of pics from the printer, so hopefully I can start cropping this weekend...but I have more to order!!
Title: Re: Scrapbooking our Faire Adventures
Post by: sealion on June 10, 2009, 04:32:00 PM
The photos are 3.5" square. The layout is based on sketch #9 found here:
http://www.scrapfreak.com/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=133
Title: Re: Scrapbooking our Faire Adventures
Post by: LadySeasan on July 09, 2009, 07:06:20 PM
these are awesome. i really need to drag my book out, and use paper stacks i have sitting here!
Title: Re: Scrapbooking our Faire Adventures
Post by: CapnFayeCutler on December 05, 2009, 08:30:41 AM
Now that faire season's in a break for most of us, anyone been working hard on their pages? I just started my faire book! Nowhere near as good as this stuff, but it's my first! :)
Title: Re: Scrapbooking our Faire Adventures
Post by: HollyAtFairyEffects on December 19, 2009, 03:58:06 PM
Here are a couple of my pages from TRF 2008.  Haven't started 2009 yet.

(http://i65.photobucket.com/albums/h212/hhouseholder/IMG_1081.jpg) 

(http://i65.photobucket.com/albums/h212/hhouseholder/IMG_1084.jpg)

Title: Re: Scrapbooking our Faire Adventures
Post by: susannah on April 19, 2010, 10:30:23 AM
Thought I would revive this topic a bit. Anyone out there documenting "A Week in the Life" along with Ali Edwards? I did this back in 2008 and enjoyed it. Now this year, I have a 4 and a half month old and faire to document!!
You can read more about it here:
http://aliedwards.typepad.com (http://aliedwards.typepad.com)

Title: Re: Scrapbooking our Faire Adventures
Post by: Jessi on May 24, 2010, 04:39:57 PM
I had to comment so I can find this page again later and read everything. I just skimmed the pictures. I love all of it. I love to scrapbook. I have yet to scrap any of my faire pics. I have only been to faire 2 years, so I'm not to far behind.