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#1 Wxchic

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Posted 05 May 2005 - 01:46 PM

EDITED! PLEASE READ OVER NAMES AND DATES!

Circle Journal #1 Ladies! Welcome!

I have graciously taken over this task for Michelle who has found herself a little swamped with other projects. I am new to the world of CJ’s, so please excuse if I am a little raw.

I think what we will do is go in the order listed below. This is the order in the sign-up post. I just took the first spot to make up for Michelle’s place.

What we need to do is EACH come up with themes, colors, sizes and dpi that we would like to have to put in our own circle journal. You can put those requirements right in this post. Ask questions here too, so that they are all in one place and we can easily find them…just be sure to put the word “Question” at the top of your post for questions…for your requirements type “Requirements” at the top.

Participants are to e-mail their created LO to the "owner" of the CJ book AND post the layouts in the gallery. If the other people involved in the CJ would like a copy of a book that does not belong to them, they need to then e-mail the creator of the layout and request the file sent to them.

Let’s try for a 7 day limit on each journal entry. That means after 45 days, we could have one circle journal complete…if not sooner. (If you think I am off here, let me know…or reply within this post. As I said, this is all new to me.)

Post here to let us know when you have received your 8 layouts. Please feel free to go ahead and start someone else’s circle journal as long as they have their information posted, but stick to the order as much as you can. (I’m not sure if this is how it is supposed to work, but it sounds good!)

Circle Journal #1

First Name: Theresa
Screenname: wxchic
Email: buyintwos@yahoo.com
Due May 12


First Name: Juliet
Screenname: Juliet A
Email: juliet.a@juno.com
Due May 19

First Name: Angie
Screenname: angleigh
angleigh@aol.com
Due May 26

First Name: Petra
Screenname: horwiek
Email: petra@horwiek.demon.nl
Due June 2

First Name: Marie
Screenname: Marie Goodwyn(Very boring I ought to do something about it!!)
Email: mariegoodwyn@mac.com
Due June 9

First Name: Katrina
Screenname: ScrappyKat
Email: colinkatrina at hotmail dot com
Due June 16

First Name: Alison
Screenname: Alie471
Email: Alie471@wanadoo.fr
Due June 23

First Name: Valerie
Screenname: momentousangel
Email: momentousangel@yahoo.com
Due June 30

First Name: Bonnie
Screenname: bonniekirk
Email: bonniekirk@fuse.net
Due July 7

If you missed this circle journal, but would like to participate in a new one, please find the Circle Journal #2 post and list your name. When 10 names (max) are reached, we can start a second CJ.


This should be fun! Let’s see how it goes!

Edited by wxchic, 24 May 2005 - 05:21 PM.


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"Now and then it is good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy."

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Posted 05 May 2005 - 01:47 PM

Requirements

Wxchic’s requirements

Theme: A view of the world from my front door.
Colors: The sky is the limit
Size: 12x12
Dpi: 300

Somewhere in your layout, please include the name of your city, state, country. Your exact address isn’t necessary. Also, please include your screenname.

Thanks!

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Posted 05 May 2005 - 06:01 PM

Juliet's requirements:

Theme: Mythical creatures/beings
Colors: you choose
Size: TWO 7x10 inch facing pages
DPI: 300 DPI

I would also like a 3x4 inch artist card that has your name/handle and picture on it.

If you have any questions, please ask.

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Posted 05 May 2005 - 06:07 PM

I would like a double 8 x 8 " layout,
300 dpi.

theme: your favourite recipe for a bbq.
Colors: let the food inspire you.

The summerseason is coming and I love bbq. So 1 and 1 make a teriffic bbq recipe page.

greetings,
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Posted 06 May 2005 - 03:39 PM

Wooo Hoooo! I have finished Juliet's!

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Posted 06 May 2005 - 04:56 PM

Ok..here's my theme

Guilty Pleasures. I know everyone has one rather it be the that weekly Starbucks Coffee, watching Desperate Housewives or reading a good book. I want to see them!

I would like 2 6x6 pages, at 300 dpi and here's my color swatch for the book.

Any questions let me know.

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Posted 06 May 2005 - 04:58 PM

I've just noticed the the RGB & Color number are hard to read on the first 3 (even after you enlarge the photo) so here they are

R: 97 - 66 - 99
G: 2 - 80 - 84
B: 26 - 56 - 53

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Posted 06 May 2005 - 05:08 PM

OK, I'm really really not familiar with how this works. So I'll try to answer the questions but I'd love an explanation or a confirmation. For this, we're supposed to create LO's for everyone else right? Are we supposed to create quick pages or do we add photos? Do we put our photos in or the person's that we're doing the CJ for? I'm going to go and take a look at some other places to see if I can find some answers in the meantime but if anyone can help, I would appreciate it! Thanks!

For mine:

Theme: Natural Beauty (could be people, nature, whatever)
Colors: I'd like it to be "grungy" or "textured" (but it doesn't have to be if that doesn't work)
Size: 12x12
DPI: 300 DPI

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Posted 06 May 2005 - 05:13 PM

OK, I'm really really not familiar with how this works.  So I'll try to answer the questions but I'd love an explanation or a confirmation.  For this, we're supposed to create LO's for everyone else right?  Are we supposed to create quick pages or do we add photos?  Do we put our photos in or the person's that we're doing the CJ for?  I'm going to go and take a look at some other places to see if I can find some answers in the meantime but if anyone can help, I would appreciate it!  Thanks!

For mine:

Theme: not sure
Colors: not sure
Size: 12x12
DPI: 300 DPI

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Hey Katrina! Here is what you are to do. Everyone puts up their own requirements. This is what you are to do FOR THEM. You follow their theme, and use the colors they ask for, size, quality, etc. You design THEM a page according to their requirements using whatever photos you would like.

Now since all these ladies will be making pages for YOU, you need to decide what kind of journal you'd like to have from them. I chose a "front door" theme so I can show my girls what it looks like to live somewhere else besides here. Juliet would like a book about mythological creatures...maybe you would like a book about say, dogs, or recipes or something of that nature. That is what your theme would be. You don't have to specify any colors if you don't want, or perhaps you just want a journal with certain colors but no particular theme! The sky is the limit...it is up to you.

Let me know if you are still confused. I was too at first.

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Posted 07 May 2005 - 10:48 AM

Too sneaky, scrappykat!

You almost got away with editting your original post, but wxchik caught you!

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Posted 07 May 2005 - 11:46 AM

Haha, I figured editing was easier than keeping the "not sure"'s in there. Now I'm off to scrap!

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Posted 07 May 2005 - 12:34 PM

Gee, since Theresa did mine, does that mean I'm the second week's assignment?

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Posted 07 May 2005 - 12:45 PM

I haven't heard from Marie yet, so maybe if it is OK with everyone, I'll switch Juliet and Marie...

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Posted 07 May 2005 - 12:58 PM

Do we know if Marie (and certain others who haven't checked in) has even found this message forum?

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Posted 07 May 2005 - 05:11 PM

Sorry It's taken me a while to respond - It's the first time I've done this so It's taken a while to decide - but I have now so...

A Favourite poem
images to match - though I don't mind how tenuous the link is!!
Muted tones preferred
two A4 facing sides
300 dpi

Thank you
:waving-hi: :waving-hi:

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Posted 07 May 2005 - 05:15 PM

I also have a question - does the schedule mean that we should do the 1st persons layout the 1st week, 2nd persons the second etc???

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Posted 07 May 2005 - 05:34 PM

That is correct...if you finish ahead of time, feel free to move on...

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Posted 08 May 2005 - 10:15 AM

Yeah I got Theresa's done...here's a link to it

http://scrapgirls.co...cmd=si&img=1872

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Posted 08 May 2005 - 01:28 PM

Here's Angie's! This was FUN!
http://scrapgirls.co...cmd=si&img=1877

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Posted 08 May 2005 - 03:32 PM

Sorry It's taken me a while to respond - It's the first time I've done this so It's taken a while to decide - but I have now so...

A Favourite poem
images to match - though I don't mind how tenuous the link is!!
Muted tones preferred
two A4 facing sides
300 dpi

Thank you
:waving-hi:  :waving-hi:

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mmm, my favourite poem is in Dutch. It is from a famous Dutch childrensbookwriter Annie M.G. Smit (who has also written Abeltje).
Would that be a problem?

greetings,
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Posted 08 May 2005 - 03:54 PM

Not at all - would it be possible to put in a translation - either with it or sent separately? Then we could have the best of both worlds! :waving-hi: :waving-hi:

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Posted 09 May 2005 - 06:30 AM

Ladies, I'm afraid I'm going to have to drop out of this this time. Got too much else on my hands right now, and as a paper scrapper, won't be able to keep up with a layout a week!

Sorry! And have fun!
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Posted 10 May 2005 - 01:27 PM

Here's Theresa's: http://scrapgirls.co...cmd=si&img=1919

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Posted 10 May 2005 - 03:59 PM

Here are mine for Juliets.
http://scrapgirls.co...cmd=si&img=1944

and
http://scrapgirls.co...cmd=si&img=1945

It was really fun creating these.
greetings,
Petra :dancingcow:
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Posted 13 May 2005 - 08:38 PM

Here you go, Petra! Enjoy!!

http://scrapgirls.co...cmd=si&img=2037

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Posted 14 May 2005 - 08:04 AM

OK, Ladies! I have added Valerie and Alison to the mix since we had two dropouts. We need to see your requirements as soon as possible those who are ahead can get started. Since you two are new, you can just take your time with the first two layouts...we understand and I don't think anyone is in any hurry.

Thanks for picking up the slack! Let us know if you have questions!

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Posted 14 May 2005 - 12:21 PM

Okay, I hope I'm doing this right. If not please do let me know.

Theme: Babies pages
Colors: pastels
Size: 12x12
Dpi: 300
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To have a friend is to have a shoulder to cry on, a hand to hold and an extra pair of legs when yours are too weak to stand alone...

I have been living buried in books and writing classes... as an added note I must say that it is rather scary when you start dreaming and all you can see within your dreams is words floating everywhere!

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Valerie Lynn Harrell is the published author of a book of poetry, titled "A Little Girl Lost... Was Found Through Her Writing"

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Posted 14 May 2005 - 11:37 PM


Theme: Babies pages

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Valerie,

Sorry. Can I ask for clarification? Any baby'll do? I don't have any, but I can go acost a stranger. I have no problem with that.

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Sure, why not any baby? LOL. My 20 month old baby girl is going nuts over babies right now, so I thought why not have a bunch of baby LO's so she can "aww pwetty baby" all of them, lol. I thought make a big book full of babies for her to love, and then I can have my baby magazines back, lol. So to answer the question, any baby pics will do. If you need some baby pics let me know and I would more than happily send some along so you won't have to go acost a stranger, lol.
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To have a friend is to have a shoulder to cry on, a hand to hold and an extra pair of legs when yours are too weak to stand alone...

I have been living buried in books and writing classes... as an added note I must say that it is rather scary when you start dreaming and all you can see within your dreams is words floating everywhere!

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Valerie Lynn Harrell is the published author of a book of poetry, titled "A Little Girl Lost... Was Found Through Her Writing"

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Posted 15 May 2005 - 01:18 AM

Theresa's LO of the view out my front doorOkay, I've got Theresa's done, so here's a link to it & I hope it is acceptable. Please do give me your thoughts about what I did or didn't do right so I'll know and can learn and fix things. I'm lost as far as e-mailing at though. I made it 12x12 in paintshop pro 8, as well as 300 dpi, but the file even saved as a jpg says it's just over 6 and a half mb's, so can someone please tell me if this sounds right or how to fix it so I can e-mail it please. Thanks in advance.
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To have a friend is to have a shoulder to cry on, a hand to hold and an extra pair of legs when yours are too weak to stand alone...

I have been living buried in books and writing classes... as an added note I must say that it is rather scary when you start dreaming and all you can see within your dreams is words floating everywhere!

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Valerie Lynn Harrell is the published author of a book of poetry, titled "A Little Girl Lost... Was Found Through Her Writing"

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Posted 17 May 2005 - 10:32 AM

Here are my pages for Juliet's CJ

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