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    Peggy
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      Do you have a “later” pile – half-finished projects that were put aside when you ran out of time and/or mojo? What happens to these items – do you ever decide to make a dent in this collection, or is it a case of “out of sight, out of mind” until your next Spring cleaning binge, when you merely mutter “later” again?

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      Peggy
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        I’m going to confess to usually being the latter, but I’m between kits and itching to scrap, so I unearthed and completed a mini album that was a Swirly Camp project with a tutorial by Rae from 2013. It was placed to the side when I got home and unpacked and somehow, this came up and that happened and the next kit arrived… Well, I worked on it Friday and finished it on Saturday and I’m so happy that I did. Not only is that pile a little lighter, but I relived some wonderful memories as I assembled the pages.
        Next up: (this is embarrassing) a layout that I started in 2011. Kathi had given me a beautiful sheet from the Graphic 45 Curtain Call collection and I knew exactly what I wanted to do with it. Somehow, what I had in mind didn’t work; I think I tried to create a too busy design on an already busy page. Anyway, the mojo ran and hid and now I’m glad it did. Let’s see if I can get it done in the next day or two!

        A clean house is the sign of a lazy scrapper.

        #461154
        Merrihew
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          I definitely have a later pile! I always have the best intentions of getting back to them. Some of them just need a little journaling and some are still pretty much in pieces waiting for a burst of inspiration. 🙂

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          msjan1
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            Oh,yes! I have a “later” pile too! Some dates all the way back to 2007. I know this because the mini in question has the year stamped really big on the front. **shaking my head**

            I don’t seem to get back to these either. My sister and I talk about having a catch up weekend to do only that but so far it hasn’t happened.

            #461241
            Peggy
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              It isn’t easy finishing up the older stuff, or so I’m finding. I just scrap differently now, I guess.
              I did finish the mini, but you can really tell the pages from 2017, even though I tried to make them blend in. And that layout from 2011 is a total redo – good thing I never glued anything down!
              I’m simply making my pages a lot less busy; I may even use the same amount of embellies, but I’m arranging them differently or something.
              Anyway, it was good to finish them up; maybe I’ll dig into that pile a bit more often…

              A clean house is the sign of a lazy scrapper.

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              StephD
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                I actually don’t have a “later” pile. Usually once I actually start a project I get on a role and am able to finish it. My problem is actually getting started on something, lol.

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                droopidog
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                  My later pile has turned into my never going to get to it pile. I have some much newer stuff I want to do that I don’t have time for. So I know I’m not going to get to the older stuff I set aside.

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