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#1 AnnBK

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Posted 08 April 2011 - 10:24 PM

I know a number of you have been kind enough to follow the development of my European cruise album, and I so appreciate your kind comments. In the last few days, facing a deadline to get it done, I've posted a lot of additions to the album. I would love to have you all take a look and let me know if there's anything I can improve before I send it off for printing.

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Posted 08 April 2011 - 10:48 PM

Ann, it's breathtaking! That is going to be a very impressive album.
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Posted 08 April 2011 - 10:53 PM

Thanks, Gayle...I just have to do Budapest and then it goes off to the printer!

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Posted 09 April 2011 - 12:40 AM

WOO HOO, Ann!!! Great work! What an accomplishment.
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Posted 09 April 2011 - 03:37 AM

Oh Ann - what an accomplishment! This is going to make a stunning book of cherished memories. Beautifully done! Where are you having it printed?

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Posted 09 April 2011 - 06:11 AM

Your book is some accomplishment, Ann! I'm going to the Gallery this morning to have a last look at it - I love all of the pages I've seen so far. Such talent - what a treasure your book will be filled with so many memories!
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Posted 09 April 2011 - 06:28 AM

Ann, your album is absolutely awesome. I just took a quick look at it and I'll head back when I have some time and leave you some love. I've got to find my photos when I was in Germany. My hotel was right on the Rhine when we stayed overnight in the lovely little town of Bopard. Just gorgeous.

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Posted 09 April 2011 - 06:38 AM

Ann, it is a fabulous album - just left you some love on some of the layouts I hadn't seen yet - will be back later to look at more! What great memories to cherish! (and you brought back lots of memories for me too - different country but similar memories) - I have really enjoyed seeing all of these wonderful places through your eyes!
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Posted 09 April 2011 - 08:53 AM

Ann, your album is going to look totally gorgeous when it's printed. I'm sure it will be the centre of much attention. I've LSL on several of your recent layouts and of course, got most ot the first part of the collection. My Internet connection is slow, so I viewed the rest of your gorgeous layouts. Your layouts are stunning and I love that you do some journaling about the photos. Awesome album! :-)
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Posted 09 April 2011 - 09:10 AM

Ann, I have enjoyed seeing all your layout so much. I am a little sad to see it finished. I think you did a fabulous job, and I can't think of a thing you should change.

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Posted 09 April 2011 - 09:29 AM

What an amazing book! I'm so glad you met your deadline, too. Just in time for your next adventure. This is something you are going to treasure!!

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Posted 09 April 2011 - 05:19 PM

Really, really gorgeous, Ann. That is quite an accomplishment and a printed album will be quite a keepsake.

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Posted 09 April 2011 - 07:31 PM

Thank you all for your generous comments. I just posted what I believe will be the last page. This has been a labor of love for sure, and in a way I'm glad it took me almost a year to get it done. Working on it these last few days have recalled the experience so vividly. And I have a little over two weeks to recuperate before the next adventure!

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Posted 09 April 2011 - 07:33 PM

Oh Ann - what an accomplishment! This is going to make a stunning book of cherished memories. Beautifully done! Where are you having it printed?


I have some coupons from Arts Cow...I have been pleased with their products in the past. Delivery can be slow, but that's not an issue. What other places have you all used and would recommend?

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Posted 10 April 2011 - 06:42 PM

Oh wow! This will be such a great album, Ann! You just inspired me a lot. My Hubby and I visited Old Town Montreal (Canada) last year. And been trying to figure out how to scrap them since it was all old world architecture and coble stone streets. I love how you blended the pictures to the background paper and how you used clustered flowers, it softened the look of the pictures.

By the way, what size are you going to print your photobook? I am an 8.5x11 scrapper. So, I am curious as to what size you'll print your album. Will an 8x8 size still show much of the details on the buildings/castles? In the past, I've used either Shutterfly or Inkubook. They both have great quality. Have not used Arts Cow yet.

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Posted 10 April 2011 - 07:00 PM

Thanks, AC! I visited old town Montreal a few years back with my daughters...one of our "someone has a birthday with a 0 in it so we need to do a girl's getaway" trips. Younger DD lives in Hanover, NH, so it was just a short drive up to Montreal. Would you believe I haven't scrapped all those photos yet? I wanted to get this one out of the way because we leave on another European tour in about 2 weeks, and I don't want to fall any further behind. The book I'm having printed will be 8 x 8. I like the larger 12 x 12 ones, but they can be unwieldy to display. I have some 8 x 8's that I have printed myself and the detail is fine. I've also scrapped in 8.5 x 11...no trimming or wasted paper! That's the format I always use for our family calendars.

I'm glad you were inspired by the album...now show us some of your layouts that resulted from that inspiration!

Oh...and welcome to Scrap Girls!

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Posted 10 April 2011 - 09:09 PM

Thanks, AC! I visited old town Montreal a few years back with my daughters...one of our "someone has a birthday with a 0 in it so we need to do a girl's getaway" trips. Younger DD lives in Hanover, NH, so it was just a short drive up to Montreal. Would you believe I haven't scrapped all those photos yet? I wanted to get this one out of the way because we leave on another European tour in about 2 weeks, and I don't want to fall any further behind. The book I'm having printed will be 8 x 8. I like the larger 12 x 12 ones, but they can be unwieldy to display. I have some 8 x 8's that I have printed myself and the detail is fine. I've also scrapped in 8.5 x 11...no trimming or wasted paper! That's the format I always use for our family calendars.

I'm glad you were inspired by the album...now show us some of your layouts that resulted from that inspiration!

Oh...and welcome to Scrap Girls!



Ann, I enjoyed seeing your cruise pages, very well done. I've used Viovio and printed 10"x10" books and they work great, large enough to see the detail but not to large to handle or store. With the 6 books I've done with them I have always been totally satisfied.
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Posted 10 April 2011 - 10:37 PM

Oh, 10 x 10...haven't heard of that possibility! I'll check them out, I've heard nothing but positive things about viovio. Thanks for the suggestion!

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Posted 10 April 2011 - 11:36 PM

Its stunning, simply stunning. Where are you off to next?
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Posted 11 April 2011 - 12:04 AM

Catherine, we leave the end of April for a quick weekend in Gothenburg , Sweden, and then head over to Zagreb for a 2 week cruise down the Dalmatian Coast, ending at Athens. I have extra batteries and media cards...can't wait to get all those great shots!

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Posted 11 April 2011 - 02:32 AM

I sense another album in the making! Ann, you did an incredibly beautiful job with your album. I have so enjoyed seeing it all. Such talent!
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Posted 11 April 2011 - 12:20 PM

Ann, what an incredibly stunning album! You've done amazing work. I'm sure it had to be incredibly difficult to narrow down which photos to use!

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Posted 13 April 2011 - 10:09 PM

Thanks, AC! I visited old town Montreal a few years back with my daughters...one of our "someone has a birthday with a 0 in it so we need to do a girl's getaway" trips. Younger DD lives in Hanover, NH, so it was just a short drive up to Montreal. Would you believe I haven't scrapped all those photos yet? I wanted to get this one out of the way because we leave on another European tour in about 2 weeks, and I don't want to fall any further behind. The book I'm having printed will be 8 x 8. I like the larger 12 x 12 ones, but they can be unwieldy to display. I have some 8 x 8's that I have printed myself and the detail is fine. I've also scrapped in 8.5 x 11...no trimming or wasted paper! That's the format I always use for our family calendars.

I'm glad you were inspired by the album...now show us some of your layouts that resulted from that inspiration!

Oh...and welcome to Scrap Girls!


Hi Ann, I will let you know when I get the first page done and posted. I am a slow scrapper, so might not be well after you come back from your trip :) Looking forward to seeing your layouts of the trip! Have a fun and safe vacation!
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Posted 02 May 2011 - 11:25 AM

Ann, I'm so sorry to see this album end. I was traveling along with you -- on the computer at least -- and have enjoyed every one of your magnificent pages. You did such a terrific job! You have also given me a lot of inspiration. Thank you!

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Posted 03 May 2011 - 05:58 PM

Ann, I have seen some of your pages as they were on the MB, but to see them all together is truly breathtaking!
What a gorgeous remembrance of your trip -- absolutely wonderful.

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