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italy project in progress

Today I'm working on the finishing touches to the travel mini-album class I'll be teaching on the upcoming Scrapmap Italy trip.

Here's a really big thank you to the following companies who generously donated products for use in my classes. You are appreciated!

Close To My Heart | Cocoa Ink

Advantus | Tim Holtz Alpha Parts Ransom, Tim Holtz Film Strips, Jenni Bowlin Cough Syrup Ink

Ranger Ink | Ink Essentials Craft Tags

Jenni Bowlin | Labels Stamp

Therm O Web | Red Line Tape, Glue Stick, Tape Runner

BoBunny Press | et cetera Watermark pattern paper

K&Company | Smash Book Mini Folio

Technique Tuesday | Observant Traveler, Remember This

Other products I picked out for this project include selections from Ormolu, Amy Tangerine for American Crafts, Maya Road, Hambly, October Afternoon, Cosmo Cricket, Studio Calico, and 7gypsies.

Be on the lookout for a new mini-project class featuring the album I've created for this event being released after I return home. It's been fun trying playing with products and creating a new twist on the Scrapbook On The Road albums I've created in the past.

If you're interested in learning more about travel scrapbooking check out my online project class Scrapbook On The Road.

34 thoughts

  1. Cynthia

    2011-09-22 08:46:52 -0400

    Can't wait for the class; should be awesome! I have totally enjoyed your other online classes. Have fun putting them together and have a super fantastic trip! Italy sounds amazing...

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  2. Tammy Davis

    2011-09-22 08:58:39 -0400

    Can't wait to see what you do with the filmstip ribbon! I have some and now need ideas!

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  3. Suz

    2011-09-22 09:12:21 -0400

    Going to be fabulous class and trip Ali! Hope I get to go one day...

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  4. Jenni Hufford

    2011-09-22 09:16:44 -0400

    AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH can't wait to see the album-- i know it will be amazing!!! really wish i could go on this one! have some italian vino for me, k?

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  5. Eni

    2011-09-22 09:32:25 -0400

    oh, this will be one of the most wonderful albums, for sure.
    Love all the stuff, you've put together!
    wish you a pleasant trip!

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  6. KimMJ

    2011-09-22 09:43:29 -0400

    Wow love all the goodies you chose for this. Cannot wait to see what you come up with. Enjoy

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  7. Mikki McGehee

    2011-09-22 10:33:01 -0400

    Beautiful products!

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  8. Eileen

    2011-09-22 10:34:33 -0400

    Another thanks to all of the sponsors. It's a beautiful collection, and I can't wait to try it out during the Italy trip. Hopefully, I can find more of those products at my local scrapbook store.

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  9. Julie S

    2011-09-22 10:50:33 -0400

    Two years ago we did a very similar trip through Tuscany (minus the scrapbooking alas!). It was wonderful. Enjoy the sites the activities and the company.

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  10. .:| Angela |:.

    2011-09-22 11:10:11 -0400

    Is there a way to get the class kit for those who can't go on the trip with you?

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  11. Catherine A.

    2011-09-22 11:14:48 -0400

    Funny how this post just makes me smile. What a wonderful experience you're about to embark on. Safe trip! Enjoy the moments. Looking forward to the class once you get back. I'm in! =)

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  12. Donna c

    2011-09-22 12:15:09 -0400

    Sign me up!! (i wish!) One of my dreams is to see Italy one day. I loved SBOTR and can't wait to see what you're cooking up with this kit!

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  13. tara pollard pakosta

    2011-09-22 13:38:40 -0400

    I love all of that stuff! YUM!

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  14. Carmen Pauls Orthner

    2011-09-22 15:58:02 -0400

    Oh, what a wonderful trip you will have -- lucky you, and lucky students too. :) I too will watch for this class when you get back. :) Any chance you might sell kits to go with it?!


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  15. Tricia

    2011-09-22 16:40:08 -0400

    I hope you have a great time in Italy. I was signed up, but had to back out. My best friend and fellow traveler hit a major bump in this road called life and was forced to cancel. I didn't have the heart to go without her. I want to see lots of pictures and my prayers will be with you all.

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  16. Cindy

    2011-09-22 18:29:12 -0400

    Ah, one day........until then I'll just have to live vicariously through you! I hope you have a wonderful time. I know you'll take lots of photos and I can't wait to see what you post. Have a great time, you deserve it!! Besides, how often do you REALLY get to go to Italy? (if it's often, don't tell - jk.)
    Oh, by the way. I just have to tell you. I finally ordered several of your stamp sets from 2Ps (BEFORE they went on sale!) and I must say, I'm thoroughly impressed. I LOVE them and will be buying more!! Thanks so much for letting me know they are still the same saze, just smaller packaging.

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  17. Bec

    2011-09-22 19:20:51 -0400

    Italy is on my bucket list. I will be 60 next month. I think I still have time.

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  18. Amy

    2011-09-22 20:57:32 -0400

    Cocoa is my favorite CTMH ink color! Love it!

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  19. Jen D

    2011-09-22 21:52:06 -0400

    That's awesome! I just bought a SMASH book & plan on using it for a cruise at end of November with my 20+ family & friends. Perfect time to do some scrapbooking on the road! =D

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  20. Barbara

    2011-09-22 22:59:25 -0400

    I wish I could have gone with you - it sounds like so much fun! I will return to Italy someday - guess this time is just not the time. I'll be following and hope to see lots of photos and posts.Sponsors are awesome!!

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  21. Christine

    2011-09-23 11:30:36 -0400

    Italy is an amazing place. I visited my daughter in Florence while she was spending her junior year of college there. I loved taking pictures of all the buildings and scenery. The food was equally amazing. Can't wait to hear all about your trip and the resulting project class.

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  22. Sharon Dryjanski

    2011-09-23 11:37:48 -0400

    Oh Ali, I so wanted to go on that trip it would have been a bit a heaven...My favorite country is Italy and England...Italy is wonderful with the art and countryside ...Loved venice so romantic and Florence with the "David" statue and Rome with the Vatican was so moving and impressive after seeing it so long in pictures to actually be at the Vatican was on my bucket you have a schedule for you next travel class? have a safe and blessed
    journey...many hugs and blessings

    Sharon Dryjanski Phoenix Az

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  23. Jeni

    2011-09-24 11:50:20 -0400

    Can't wait for this trip, and can't wait to play!

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  24. amy tangerine

    2011-09-24 13:22:38 -0400

    thank you so much for making our products are part of what will no doubt be an amazing project. so wish i could go to italy too!

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  25. Mary Beth

    2011-09-27 15:53:25 -0400

    Yippee - I'm going! Can't wait to go on my first trip to Italy and to share it with some soon-to-be new friends, including Ms. Ali! The kit IS so fab, and this looks like a great project. Counting down the's less than a week now!

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