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#31 Juliet_A

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Posted 19 May 2005 - 01:00 PM

I am grateful that I am not being sent 10 Mb attachments.

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When I save my images for sending, I use the JPG Optimizer and use baseline 10 compression. I can't personally see any deterioration in the quality of the image with that amount. This usually keeps a 12x12 image under 3Mb. That's still large, but why ask for an image that size if that isn't what you need?

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Posted 19 May 2005 - 08:53 PM

Here are mine for Juliet:

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Posted 19 May 2005 - 09:21 PM

Are you ladies still having a problem reducing those LO's? I don't know much about that program, but I'll do some research...

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Posted 20 May 2005 - 08:51 PM

Another question. Do we do the layouts in the order they are or can we do whichever ones first so long as we do them all?
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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 20 May 2005 - 09:27 PM

Another question. Do we do the layouts in the order they are or can we do whichever ones first so long as we do them all?

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At this point, I don't think it much matters...as long as we get them all done!!

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Posted 21 May 2005 - 08:13 AM

I think I got the email under control. Did Theresa and Juliet get their LOs?

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I got mine Ali! THANKS! It is perfect!

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Posted 21 May 2005 - 10:23 PM

I'm posting something in my gallery because I could really use some help as far as the artists trading card? I'm not really sure if I'm on the right track with it or not, so would someone please take a look and let me know. Thanks so much. I'm trying my best to get the second one done already, so please do take a look and let me know. Thanks.
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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 22 May 2005 - 08:41 AM

1) I haven't yet received Alie's pages. I only have Angie's Petra's, and Teresa's pages.

2) I can't seem to find Valerie's gallery to look at her artist card.

3) I didn't know we were going haphazardly. I thought we were doing Angleigh's guilty pleasures journal this week. 2 6x6 pages, right?

Mine are in our CJ gallery. My guilty pleasure is checking out the gorgeous bodies on the superheroes in my comic books. I couldn't decide whether to go with full nudity, or sex scenes, or just beefcake, but when I came accross my Marvel Swimsuit issues, I figured I could convey the general idea without getting too sleazy.

They aren't great layouts - such gorgeous bodies don't need any embellishments - but the images speak for themselves.

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Posted 22 May 2005 - 01:14 PM

I had to add people and move them around, so if you want to work in order, that is fine...If you get ahead, that is fine too...At this point with summmer coming, I just want to make sure they get done before vacations and such start.

OH! And I need ALL of you to post requirements if you haven't done so yet.

Thanks!

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Posted 22 May 2005 - 04:11 PM

I didn't remember to put a link to my gallery. I'm not to sure still on whether or not I'm on the right track for an artist card, so please someone take a look and let me know. Here's the link for my gallery. I'm not finished with it yet, but want to make sure I'm on the right track of what an artist's card is. My Gallery
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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 23 May 2005 - 11:44 AM

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

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I finally found the graphics I want for this poem, but now I'm not sure what an A4 size page is. Could you be more specific in terms of dimensions?

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Posted 23 May 2005 - 05:07 PM

I have gotten done Theresa's, Juliet's & Petras, but still trying to figure out which way is best to save and email them? When I saved the three for Juliet's CJ, it only comes to just under four mb's, but I'm not sure if I did it right. When I look at them through my browser they look right, but I'm not sure about getting them into e-mail without the huge file size, so please help. I'm using Paintshop Pro but also have photoshop and could use that even if somone here could tell me the best way to save and email them. I have winzip also that I could use to zip and compress them some with, but I'm not too sure at how much it would be able to compress them to email them. So, Please help so I can get these sent out in e-mails. Thanks.
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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 24 May 2005 - 10:37 AM

I have tried zipping graphics, but it doesn't seem to do much good as far as reducing file size. I think you just have to know that this is going to be big space eater in your inbox, and if yours is small, you might ask people to send pages separately, or even assign people different days to send their pages.

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Posted 24 May 2005 - 10:42 AM

If you're still having problems sending the LO's you can always use something like yousendit.com for sending larger files. I've used it in the past to send zips of lots of photos and it works great.

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Posted 24 May 2005 - 01:44 PM

Juliet, you should have mail, not sure if file size is good enough, so if not please let me know and I can retry.

Theresa & Petra, yours will be on its way very soon. As I have said above to Juliet, if there is a problem with the file sizes please let me know and I can retry sending.

I'm working on sending Theresa's now. Also, I'm nearly done with Katrina's, Angie's, and Maries.

I'm not sure but somehow I got way lost on whose to do and in what order, but I will be leaving around the ninth of June for a week or two, so I'm trying to get them all done before I go.

And the guilty pleasures, I'm just really loving those colors for it, but I've changed the lo so many times, 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 24 May 2005 - 02:51 PM

ok gals..forgive me if i'm a little "lost" right now. Have we heard from Bonnie or are we skipping her and working on Marie's this week? I've looked through the topic here and didn't see anything from her, but just didn't want to miss anyone.

Thanks!

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Posted 24 May 2005 - 02:53 PM

It's so nice to know I'm not the only one that's lost right about now. ;)
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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 24 May 2005 - 05:05 PM

Okay, I got Theresa's emailed now as well. Took me a bit, was kind of sidetracked for a while with the games here on the board and the phone. LOL. Okay, now I'm off to the bus stop to meet the little rug runners. All the ones I did so far for the CJ are in the gallery here, so have a look and I hope everyone likes them. ;)
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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 24 May 2005 - 05:19 PM

Here is Marie's:

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


I still haven't heard from Bonnie...pm'd her twice...we'll skip over her for now...I'll put her at the end...

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Posted 24 May 2005 - 05:23 PM

EDITED! PLEASE READ OVER NAMES AND DATES!

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



Please submit your requirements (if you haven't already) AS SOON AS POSSIBLE so everyone can get to work on your pages.

Thanks!

Theresa

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Posted 24 May 2005 - 06:31 PM

Theresa,
Thanks so mcuh for straightenting that up for us. I was truly having loads of blonde moments trying to figure out who and what I was supposed to be doing. So once again Thanks so much for straightening it up!

Here's the links for the ones I have done so far:

Theresa's Circle Journal View Out My Front Door
Artists Card - Juliet's circle journal
The Unicorn 1 - Juliet's Circle Journal
The Unicorn 2 - Juliet's Circle Journal
Deviled Eggs 1 - Petra's CJ
Deviled Eggs 2 - Petra's CJ
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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 24 May 2005 - 08:12 PM

I know I did this a little out of order, but I did this layout the other day and I love the beauty of the flower. I figured it would be perfect for Katrina's theme. The only thing I added was a sanded paper overlay to give it a little more of a grungy look.

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http://scrapgirls.co...cmd=si&img=2138

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Posted 25 May 2005 - 04:37 AM

I know I did this a little out of order, but I did this layout the other day and I love the beauty of the flower.  I figured it would be perfect for Katrina's theme.  The only thing I added was a sanded paper overlay to give it a little more of a grungy look.

Hope you like it

http://scrapgirls.co...cmd=si&img=2138

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I am very much ashamed. I have been very busy lately, with work (I work as a teacher and have much correctionwork), with other swaps that are due at the end of may and other things. I will try and make my next assignment for the CJ before the end of the week. Hope you all can forgive me. The artistcard will be send soon.

greetings,
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Posted 25 May 2005 - 01:16 PM

pg 1 of Petra's CJ
http://scrapgirls.co...cmd=si&img=2311

pg 2
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Posted 26 May 2005 - 04:07 PM

I really love the LO's I have seen so far.
Question from DH. Has anyone the recipe for Texas Tumbleweed? It was a sidedish we always ate at a Texas Restaurant in Rotterdam. Unfortunately the restaurant has been closed since a few years and we never ate it again. It is made of unions.

Thanks in advance,
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Posted 26 May 2005 - 04:11 PM

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Posted 26 May 2005 - 10:50 PM

Okay, I got Angies done and posted int he gallery. :)

Guilty Pleasures 1 for angleigh's CJ
Guilty Pleasures 2 for angleigh's CJ

Hope you like angleigh, :)
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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 27 May 2005 - 06:07 AM

Love it! Can I come to your house for xmas?

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Posted 30 May 2005 - 05:50 PM

Love it! Can I come to your house for xmas?

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Sure you can, but I must also warn you that there is usually nowhere left to sit by the time Christmas Eve rolls around, 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 01 June 2005 - 03:30 PM

ok gals..this month is going to be crazy for me so I took time out today to actually finish and send out all the cj pages. I've posted the remaining ones in the CJ gallery. If I missed someone or if you haven't recieved your pages from me please email me and let me know.




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