LOAD Blog Hop: Prepping for 28 Continuous Days of Scrapbooking

Hello! Today's special post is all about February's Layout a Day: LOAD213! If you're just starting out, begin at Heather's blog.

If you've followed along the blog hop, you just arrived from Kristie's blog and I bet you're filled with dozens of tips to get you through a month of continuous scrapbooking. 

Being a LOAD-alum, I've over-prepped, under-prepped and everything in between. Here are my plans for February:

Things To Do: Finish Take 12, Scrapbook Instagram Prints, Shutterfly Photo Book & Digiscrap, 2013 Scrapbooking

  • Finish scrapbooking 2012's Take Twelve: I stayed up-to-date on photographing 12 photos on the 12th day of each of the 12 months in 2012 (say that fast 12 times), but I stopped scrapbooking them in June. I can't put this off any longer.
  • Digiscrap when I'm short on time: I've use Picasa and My Memories Suite (click to see layouts I created using the software) when I want to create digital scrapbook layouts. I still prefer paper scrapbooking, but I like to the ability to edit photos and layouts freely and spend less time scrapbooking when I need to.
  • Finish up my 2012 Shutterfly book: These pages probably won't be shared on Flickr (unless I do screenshots) but I have a Groupon and it expires soon! Time will be extremely limited during February and this is a priority.
  • Start scrappin' 2013? I haven't printed anything from this year yet, so this will fall under the digiscrap category if I do any scrapbooking of recent photos. 
Participating Blog Hoppers:

Start here--> Heather Dubarry: http://noexcusescrapbooking.com

Alison Day: http://adayinthelifeor5.blogspot.com/
Danielle Taylor: http://scrapperonthestreet.com
Alison Charlton: http://scrappinginsingapore.blogspot.com/
Christy Strickler: http://myscrapbookevolution.blogspot.com/
Lynnette Nagle: http://sassyscrapper2010.blogspot.com/
Julie Shepler: www.sheplerfamily.com
Joy McHargue: http://www.studiowowjoy.com/
Kelli Panique: http://scrapbookgirl71.com/
Cathy Holiday: pikespeakscrapper.blogspot.com
Leslie Smith: http://lcsmithsaved-outofthemire.blogspot.com/
Lori Martin: http://www.chaosandcraziness.com/
Connie Hanks: http://ClickyChickCreates.wordpress.com
Betsye Erazo: betsyerose.blogspot.com
Marcia Fortunato: mfortunato.blogspot.com
Regina Huminski: http://ginabeth1.blogspot.com/
Beth Soler: http://www.scrappingwonders.com
Kristie Sloan: http://kristiesloan.com/blog/

You're here--> Danielle Hunter: http://ecoscrapbook.blogspot.com/

Where to go next--> Katrina Forman: http://k84mansramblings.blogspot.com

 Want to join us during February? Sign up here: LOAD213: ScrapHAPPIER.


  1. Great plan for February. I should make sure I get my take twelve pages done too. Digi scrapbooking takes me longer than paper scrapbooking. I usually resort to it if I'm away from home, or if I can't bear to deal with the mess I've made of my scraproom.

  2. Over prepped- really, there is such a thing as over prepped?

  3. Danielle, I love your under-prepped, over-prepped, and everything in between! I think anyone who has done several LOADs would agree with that! Great tips!

  4. It seems like you are ready to go and know what you are going to scrap. I am going to try and figure that all out this weekend. Wish me luck!

  5. Woman, you are a ready-teddy! See ya next week :~)

  6. Sorry I've been MIA over here Danielle! So happy to see you and looking forward to seeing all your "green" layouts! Fun fun fun!

  7. You are a gal with a plan! Great goals :) Looking forward to seeing your beautiful pages!

  8. I think you have a great idea by having a variety of different types of projects prepped and ready to go. I think that variety often helps when you are in the midst of LOAD. See you soon!

  9. You sound so organised and focussed - cant wait to see what you do!!!!

  10. Looks like a good list of ideas for you to start with. I have been in the same boat...over prepping or underprepping. I hope you did just the right amount this time.

  11. I love that you are planning to use Instagram pictures!!

  12. You sound ready to me! I do have my orange box of Shutterfly photos and I've printed off the photos on my cell phone, so I guess I've done the hard part. Ready or not, here I come!lol See you in a few!


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