Monday, January 28, 2013

A week of de-stashing -- the final day with the final results!! :)

Hi everyone :)


For the past 5 days -- I have been sharing a story on how I have taken just one bin that had some of my scrappy stash in it and what I accomplished with that one bin of scrap goodies!!!


Here is the bin that I am de-stashing!! :)


Here are the last of the layouts I made with the goodies from the bin pictured above :)











Look at little ADAM -- where did the time go!?!?!?!? He will be 16 in a few weeks!!! :)







 Ok -- so today is the last day I am sharing the bin that carried some of my scrappy stash, and what I made with it!!! 
Everything that I have shared this week came from this bin :)




I made a 

Recipe Book

8 Valentine's Day Cards

and

13 layouts!!! All in about a week's time!!! 

Go me!!! :)

And here is what I have LEFT OVER from the bin above --



I used so much of my scrappy stash that what I have left over fits into my scrappy rolling bag!!!! 

Feels so good to use up all that older scrappy stash!!! :)

Here is what I did with the white bin --



It now holds some of my mini-albums I have made of the years!! Better than having them all over the place!!! :)


I hope I have inspired some of you to dig into some of your older scrappy stash!! Use it up my friends :)


And before I head out -- I want to share my monthly photo with my babies in honor of Aleida Franklin :)



Thanks so much for stopping by! I appreciate it! :)

63 comments:

yyam said...

Yay for using your stash...and those photos you have printed too. These are awesome! Minis are really great for using up patterned papers!

Love the fun pic with the kids! :)

Cheryl said...

WOW!! I LOVE what you did with your de-stashing!! That container looks SO much better now. LOL

Caroline said...

more awesome work, i can not believe what you got done this week, go you. Oh and how cute is Adam, can not believe that same boy will be 16 soon :)

Tracey Sabella said...

Wow, you totally rocked your destashing project!! Brookie is the sweetest princess and you created so many gorgeous projects and all with this older stash. Yay!!! ~ Blessings, Tracey

http://gracescraps.blogspot.com/

Connie Mercer said...

Awesome feeling,right!! Beautiful as always!

June Houck said...

Excellent de-stash progress! Wonderful princess LO and progression LO of tiny baby Adam to now. Your baby boy is full grown already :(

Love the mini album bin!!!

Lisa Rukin Swift said...

Wow, great job on using up that stash, Julie! I love the layered keys and stitching on the first page and how you featured so many pics on the second.

jacque4u2c said...

Score! You hit your goal to de snash! You hit it out of the bin! Awesome job!

Naomi Edwards said...

Julie I have less than what you have left over, hahaha... way to use up the scraps, the layout is gorgeous, love those keys!!! and the mini albums , wow!!! I feel I really need to get on the ball when I see what you are doing... thanks for the motivation!!!!

~amy~ said...

Wow! awesome work...you are a creating machine!

Laurie LaRiviere said...

wow, you've been busy, and I love what you've made! that wooden castle is really a cute accent, and your monthly photo with your kids is priceless...I really need to do that :)

Sherry Eckblad said...

Wow, you are amazing! Great job using your stash so it fit into your rolling cart. I love the photo of you and the kiddos.

Cathy said...

yay you! want to come over and destash my stash? that would be awesome! Great layouts, love that castle!

sandi said...

Wow! These are great. Love the castle accent with the castle pic in the first....cute! And the use of all those wonderful pics in the second....wow that looks so nice together! You have destashed so well! You now have so many beautiful lo's and room for your mini's. I really need to do this too! Way to go Julie!!!!!

Lynn Le5 said...

Aweeee Julie... You are the best!

Katie said...

Way to go girlie! That really is a feat that you have used up all that stash! I really, really need to take a lesson from this. :)
Your layouts are fantastic, as always. Love all the pics you got in Adam's layout.

Angi said...

Adorable pages. Love the fab keys on the first one.

Juliana said...

You are awesome girl! I love this idea!!! So will you be adding to your stash now that you have downsized it a bit?!?!?

Andrea said...

heehehe! Funny and cute photo at the end :) That is AWESOME that you got through all of that stash!! Very inspirational! Wonderful pages to go along with it!

Dawn LL said...

Totally amazing! I can't believe you still have all that left.
Great job sweetie

Jennifer said...

Awesome Julie!!! It's soooo easy to forget about stuff and never use it!! (= Love how you used your stash!!! GREAT layouts and love those mini's!!! Great pic too btw!!! (=

Doreen Vasquez said...

Wow! That is awesome!
You really used a lot of it up and made really fabulous projects w/ them! (13 layouts in 1 week?! Wow!)
So proud of you! :0)


BTW - OMG!!!! Brookie looks so grown up in that first layout!!!! WTHeck! ANd that pic w/ your kids is so silly and fun! Love it!

Sharla said...

How awesome to have been so productive and used up so much of your stash!! I love that you have all your mini's in one place and the layouts you made with the older products are just amazing! Nice job!!

Jinny Newlin said...

You ROCK, Julie! I'm thinking I need to take some "quick" scrapping tips from you ;). LOVE that darling castle embellishment!

Debbie P said...

Awesome stash busting!!! I love the castle on the first layout and all the photos on the second one are fabulous! Great job Julie!

Paula Miller said...

Good for you working with your scrappy stash! I have a pretty big stash too, but with all the new products that are always coming out it's hard not to buy new :)

Charlene said...

Wonderful for you!!! I need to follow suit!! I love how many pictures you get on a page and the sweet princess castle and pics love!!

Ashley Horton said...

More awesome layouts Julie!! So excited that you've been able to reduce your stash by so much!! And that you even got a storage spot for your minis, out of it!! :)

Cindy deRosier said...

Super impressive de-stashing! The LOs are great. I love how many pictures of Adam (spanning so many years!) you got on that LO.

alexandra s.m. said...

Bravo Julie!
I bet your family loves to sit back relax and dive into your beautiful mini albums ;-)

Miriam Prantner said...

I am so impressed, one that you are destashing, and two, that you have used that opportunity to get stuff done! You rock!

danni reid. said...

i absolutely love your pages! great pictures too they make me happy!

Kelly Codd Greatrex said...

Go you is right! It's amazing what you accomplish in a week - I'm in awe! Good job on using up your scrappy stash and I LOVE the picture of you with the kiddies :)

Sue Lelli said...

So Glad I saw this post on my first visit to your blog! So FAB you made so many things with your stash! Thanks for inspiring all of us! Love the castle page! Such Adorable photos, too! Thanks!

Linda R said...

That is so cool how you used up your stash. You go girl. And those pages look amazing. And I am loving that last photo of the three of you being silly..

Hugs~

Keren Tamir said...

You are amazing. I can't believe how much you got done. Love the photo at the end!!!

Deana said...

Go Julie, go!! More cute pages, (love those old Cosmo Cricket chipboard stickers)... AND you've totally reduced your stash! So awesome!! The bin is the perfect spot for all your mini books too! Yay!!

Sherrie K. said...

Amazing how much you have gotten done! I need some lessons from you! Very determined!
The layouts are beautiful!!
Sherrie K
http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

Annmarie Pipa said...

what an amazing job! yes, you do inspire!

Blossom inch said...

awesome detash...and great great way of clearing all the mess. Good job Julie! Lovely pages and wow, you have done so many mini albums! have a great week ahead Julie!

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

Congrats on reaching your goal, I am still amazed at all the work you have done in such short period of time, you are a super crafter!

Sharon Fritchey said...

What a great way to use up your stash! I love both pages! The castle on the first one of Brookie and hers looks awesome - I love how you stitched through your title, too! And the second layout with all of the wonderful photos is just awesome! Way to go, Julie!!!! Thanks for sharing!

cathy said...

Wow what a difference. I love the way you store your minis afterwards. You mostly certainly have inspired me.

Georgia Visacri said...

Way to go, Julie, you've done a nice work!

Love everything you made with the old stash, you rock! I just love seeing these pics of little Adam, he looked so much like Brookie back then!

Carol said...

Fabulous job! I so need to destash as well! thank you for the inspiration to do so and to know that it can be done. LOL Have a great day!

Mary Jo Rhoda said...

Yay, for using up stash and making great projects!!!
I just love scrapping older photos. It really brings back memories :)

Staying Crafty said...

Great work! Your layouts are wonderful. I think it is SO important not to hoard scrappy stuff. Thanks for sharing your wonderful inspiration and encouragement to use up our supplies :)

Leah Crowe said...

I think it ROCKS that you used from your stash. LOVE it. I used some super old Basic Grey for an album the end of last year.. and one of the comments I had received on it made me shake my head.. really, the paper is cute.. it's just out of date by a few years... lol Great job my friend!!

Lynette said...

You are an amazing woman Julie. You stick to what you plan. I want to work away my stash and have done squat...when I see what you achieved it humbles me.

Heather Landry said...

You have blazed through these supplies and you've managed to get such a lot done! You did an amazing job.

Rose said...

YAY you!!! :)

Naddy said...

Great inspiration for de-stashing... beautiful projects... I need to de-stash mine too :)

Lizzy Hill said...

Must've missed this one....that's a FANTASTIC effort....well done you:):) And LOVING the Val's cards on the post above...I am REALLY impressed & you've a fab place for storing those minis, too:):):)

Audrey Pettit said...

I absolutely love that you have done this, Julie! Good for you for digging into your stash and inspiring us to use our supplies. What does it really matter how old things are, right? Your layouts are awesome! I love all the Webster's goodies on the first. Sooo pretty! And that photo collage of Adam is fabulous, too! Your monthly photo really made me smile!

Diana Waite said...

WAY to rock the supplies Julie!!

Marjie Kemper said...

I am so motivated!!! Would love to clear the decks and scrap for a week. You've made some gorgeous pages and used up so much stash.... kudos, Julie!

TesaB said...

Wow!!!! WOW! Great job using up your stash! FAB projects!!!!

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

Yippee!! Nice way to de-stash and your projects are just amazing!
Carri~Abusybee

~Tammy~ said...

Amazing what persistence can do. Look at the progress you made! If Only I could reduce my stash by that much! you need another week, and I bet you could get the rest of it down!

You just rock Julie!

Vicki said...

I am totally inspired by this post! My OLW this year is "less", and I am trying to use up my stash before I buy anything new. I love that you took a "before" and "after" picture. I should do that, too. Great job!

glorygirl said...

GREAT layouts! I loooove all the photos of Adam - it is crazy how fast time flies!

Heather Jacob said...

love love love you are so beautiful Jules xoox

Staci said...

You have inspired me to use it up!!! I am feeling the scrappy bug a bit right now!! Love the monthly photo!!