what i made this weekend {at “the scrappies”}

Every year in May a group of 85(ish) Tucson scrapbookers come together for 12 solid hours of bliss. Bliss, if you’re a scrapbooker, that is. If you’re not, you may not appreciate the crazy.

We go all out. There is a new theme every year. In the past the theme has been based on Cinco De Mayo, Fiesta, “Scraparitaville”, Disney Movies and the Oldies. Each large table has a table hostest and a theme within the theme. Then the embellishments and toile start flying.

The “Scrapertariate” table

The Harry Potter Table

This year? Our table is based on the Sex in the City movies. We called it “Scissors in the City”. Our table hostess and my good friend, Nicki, did an amazing job planning the decor…

There were three meals (make your own omelets for breakfast)…

a layout contest (here’s mine)… 

and a Make & Take Paper Cone Wreath project (here is a similar tutorial I found on Pinterest in case you’re interested!)…

I completed 16 pages and totally caught up on my albums (I do them chronologically). Here are a couple…


If you are a scrapbooker and live in or around Tucson, AZ you really must check out The Chicks. Email me for more info or check out our Facebook page for more details and crop dates!

So what about you? What did you make this weekend? Something crafty? A new recipe? Reservations??


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