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#1 Leigh Ann

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Posted 25 April 2007 - 04:27 PM

It was a surface just begging for art. I saw the laptop sticker things on the internet for 20 -30 dollars plus shipping. I figured I could do it for about $2.50 with stickers half off at hobby lobby.

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Posted 25 April 2007 - 04:43 PM

That is one stylin laptop! LOL Great job!
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Posted 25 April 2007 - 04:58 PM

Looks cool! Love the pattern you made with all the flowers. I've been itching to do something with the top of mine as well...it's just so plain and boring :) not complaining though this thing is great!

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Posted 25 April 2007 - 05:31 PM

Your laptop looks great! No mistaking yours from anyone else's! Great job. :)
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Posted 25 April 2007 - 05:33 PM

Leigh Ann, you are so creative--and brave! This looks fabulous. Knowing me, I'd be hesistant to put the first sticker on my computer! :P
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Posted 25 April 2007 - 05:53 PM

Yeah, I'm with you Thao. I get claustrophobic just thinking about committing to that. LOL. But you've done it beautifully Leigh Ann. Maybe if I get a laptop someday I'll look you up to decorate it.
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Posted 25 April 2007 - 05:53 PM

Knowing me, I'd be hesistant to put the first sticker on my computer!


I'm well acquainted with Goo Gone, LOL. Thanks Thao, and everybody!
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Posted 25 April 2007 - 07:05 PM

Okay, weird idea has just landed in Ro's brain.

Put self-sticking velcro strips on back of laptop. (8.5x11 size)

Create 8.5x11 layout

Put self-sticking velcro (other side) on page protector

Put layout in page protector

Stick page protector with layout in it to laptop.

Swap layouts out when you are bored.

Get rid of velcro if you hate it after a while.


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Posted 25 April 2007 - 07:30 PM

That's an awesome idea! too bad I didn't think of it, LOL.
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Posted 25 April 2007 - 07:58 PM

Great idea Ro, it would save me heaps off my electricity bill and not to mention the carbon emissions I'd save by not having my laptop on all day, every day just so that I could have my layouts scrolling by on my screen saver.
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Posted 26 April 2007 - 10:09 AM

LOL, Rachel.
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Posted 26 April 2007 - 11:29 AM

looks great! and goo gone, gotta love that stuff ;)

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Posted 26 April 2007 - 11:41 AM

goo gone? ooohhh....sounds like a product I should get!

Looks awesome! You definitly now have one stylin' laptop!
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Posted 26 April 2007 - 11:45 AM

Goo gone is wonderful....when your little one grows up, you too will appreciate it's uses LOL

Way cool laptop btw!!! Just like I need any encouragement.....I'll turn anything into a picture ;)

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Posted 26 April 2007 - 11:47 AM

Um... whats GooGone?

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Posted 26 April 2007 - 03:35 PM

GooGone is a product that removes sticky residue left behind after pulling a sticker off. I think it also removes crayon and lots of other stuff too. Also, I've found in a pinch that any kind of oil works to remove sticky, maybe not as well, but if it's all you've got handy. Then of course you need a little soap and water to remove the oiliness.

This is good to know to rescue old furniture from yard sales and such. Mirrors with stickers stuck on them... Lots of uses.
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Posted 26 April 2007 - 03:39 PM

It looks great! Mine is too pretty right now for me to be brave enough to do that though. Maybe once I've had it longer, then I will venture out and do that. But it rocks!!
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Posted 22 January 2008 - 04:07 PM

I was just wondering if anyone else did their Laptops...

I saw on "PhotoshopTV" Dave had a toplap skin on his ...

Any new ideas???

I would just love to do a Skin with Our Great scrap products one with lots of brush work and grunge and could change it at my will. someday...
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Posted 22 January 2008 - 05:58 PM

Great idea Leigh Ann.You have started something now.Ro that is so cool.You've got me thinking now.I have seen some of the skins for laptops and some are not cheap
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Posted 22 January 2008 - 07:48 PM

I've been thinking of doing a skin with a scrapbook layout. Just haven't got around to it yet.
I love how your stickers turned out.
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Posted 22 January 2008 - 08:35 PM

I was just wondering if anyone else did their Laptops...

I saw on "PhotoshopTV" Dave had a toplap skin on his ...

Any new ideas???

I would just love to do a Skin with Our Great scrap products one with lots of brush work and grunge and could change it at my will. someday...



I've always thought laptops were so boring looking on the outside!! The surface DOES beg to be decorated!!! HP has started making one with a subtle pattern made into the casing. Why can't we have more choices though?? Xbox makes some cool skins for their systems! It's just a plastic covering!! I will have to think on Ro's idea .... hum....
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Posted 23 January 2008 - 12:45 AM

What a brilliant idea Leigh Ann, proving that you don't need brand names to get a stylish look.
And soooo much better than the boring black rectangle.
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Posted 23 January 2008 - 01:23 AM

This all just makes me laugh - I just couldn't bare to mess up the smooth clean surface!!!
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Posted 09 September 2008 - 07:39 PM

Attached File  rain_and_computer_008__2_.jpg   111.67KB   21 downloadsI just joined. I added stickers to mine a while ago and have enjoyed the comments people make. Mine has been through the ringer. I probably should do the remove and googone, then replace deal but I'm attached to them. Enjoyed seeing yours!

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Posted 09 September 2008 - 08:01 PM

Welcome, Scrapbea! Your laptop looks great. I'm afraid I'd be in the "scared to glue anything to something THAT expensive" club. :) But I admire those of you who have the guts to make it look awesome!
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Posted 09 September 2008 - 10:00 PM

Leigh Ann and Scrapbea! Love the stickers! And Ro, your idea sounds great!

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Posted 09 September 2008 - 10:18 PM

Welcome to ScrapGirls! My dd has decorated her laptop too. It is so cute.

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Posted 10 September 2008 - 05:39 PM

GooGone is a product that removes sticky residue left behind after pulling a sticker off. I think it also removes crayon and lots of other stuff too. Also, I've found in a pinch that any kind of oil works to remove sticky, maybe not as well, but if it's all you've got handy. Then of course you need a little soap and water to remove the oiliness.

This is good to know to rescue old furniture from yard sales and such. Mirrors with stickers stuck on them... Lots of uses.


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Posted 11 September 2008 - 06:14 AM

April what is dd and can you put up a picture of her laptop?

Smiles Is UnDu for paper or for hard surfaces like goo gone?

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Posted 11 September 2008 - 11:23 PM

Okay, weird idea has just landed in Ro's brain.

Put self-sticking velcro strips on back of laptop. (8.5x11 size)

Create 8.5x11 layout

Put self-sticking velcro (other side) on page protector

Put layout in page protector

Stick page protector with layout in it to laptop.

Swap layouts out when you are bored.

Get rid of velcro if you hate it after a while.


question of the day: Just how FAR will a digital scrapbooker go??? Enquiring minds want to know!



Ro there is actually a "cling" type paper you can buy and print on to make clings for your laptop :D
I read somewhere about that. I believe they are exactly like window clings :) You could make mini layouts and decorate your car :D
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