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    GlitterGirl
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      Titles are the part of the layout I struggle the most with. Ironic since I went through school for communications/marketing and advertising. Anyways, my question is what is your go to item for creating titles. Do you cut letters with a die cutting machine? Honestly I look for stamped and chipboard phrases. I really hate piecing together sticker letters, LOL. I try to sum up my layout with one or two words and then joual on the back. HELP!!! Give me some good advice ladies – there are only so many stamps and chipboard pieces a girl can buy.

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        I have the hardest time with titles also. When I get REALLY stuck I ask my kids for ideas!!

        As you can see on A LOT of my pages I use the Making Memories Tiny Alpha Stickers. It seems I never have enough room on a page for a large title.

        "Some cars look like they're going fast when they're standing still. The Camaro looks like it's going to beat you unconscious, put you in a silly hat, invite a couple of other Camaros over to take photos of you, then e-mail them to all your friends and co-workers. Call me crazy, but I like that in a car."

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          I also suck at titles. I have been using the DA words lately. They are small enough for me to stick anywhere. I do use thickers sometimes, and I also like the MM tiny alpha stickers.

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            I also have a really hard time with titles!!! and joualing also. I try and see what the pic is saying and it is better if I took it and remember the story. My titles are usually one word!!
            Is it wrong to have no title??

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              I used to really be good at titles. I would have cute ones or funny…but now, quite frankly, I don't care. LOL

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                I usually come up with two or three titles, and have to decide on one. Titles come easy for me. I like to use small stickers, mostly. The Glitz and MM ones are my favorite ones. I love the DA words. I need more.

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                  I'm usually not to bad with titles. Sometimes I have a title in mid and then see the photo and think that would be perfect for this title I have in my head. I tend to use my cricut a lot for cutting out my titles.

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                    I also have a really hard time with titles!!! and joualing also. I try and see what the pic is saying and it is better if I took it and remember the story. My titles are usually one word!!
                    Is it wrong to have no title??

                    Sometimes I wish I had started being known as the scrapper with no titles. Hmmm there's a thought, let the picture tell the story. But then it looks unfinished somehow.

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                      I use to use titles all the time but lately they seem to have disappeared

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                        I'm ROTF at this question. Most of my pages seem to lack titles, don't they? Seriously, if a title fits in well as part of the design, I'll include it. If it doesn't, oh well… I've been doing this for ages,
                        As far as what I use, it depends. I do like the MM alpha stickers, ditto the Glitz. I actually break out my Cricut from time to time. I don't have a ton of carts, but I do like the ones that I do have. Lately, I've been investing in some of the Tim Holtz alpha dies, I love the shapes. (The great thing about DIY is that you can leave them plain or emboss them or glitter them, or stamp them…..)
                        Also, I have used (and love) LisaG's faux scrabble letters. Just print them out, adhere to chipboard & cover with a shmear of Glossy Accents. http://www.swirlydoos.com/sd_plugins/forum/forum_viewtopic.php?60854.post

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                          Most of my titles come from songs I'm listening to while scrapping. Or no title at all.

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                          lisajoy
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                            I do that too Shell! ;)

                            I love tiny alphas and DA best.

                            I can't wait to try these new Thickers.

                            I guess I like altering the letters and sprucing them up more than I care about what the actual title is.

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                              Most of my titles come from songs I'm listening to while scrapping. Or no title at all.

                              I do that, too!

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                                good idea – song titles!!!

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                                  I'm bad with titles and I don't like them little stickers. Most of the time I'll print my titles that I've made in words on the computer…and I have used songs also for titles.

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