The One with Movie Associations


Sunday, January 10, 2010

Back in the good ol' days when I was working full time at American Crafts I did this crazy thing and watched our DVDs from A-Z (I started watching them on May 27th 2008 and finished January 2nd 2009. Yeah...we have a lot of movies...). On a good day with lots of designing on the computer, I could watch four movies. I dedicated an entire blog post to my movie watching mania. It's funny because now whenever I see a paper I've designed, it totally brings back memories of the movie I was watching at the time. For example, every time I see this paper:

I think of the movie It.

Creepy right? Haha.
And whenever I see this paper:

I think of the movie Hocus Pocus.

Much more appropriate.
It was fun watching a Halloween movie while designing Halloween stuff, even though it was August (August 19th 2008 to be exact).

This movie association happens with layouts I make, too. I like to watch movies when I scrap and most recently I created two layouts for a spotlight that's going up tomorrow on Elle's Studio. So now whenever I see the following layout (just a sneak peek, full picture tomorrow)

I will think of A Knight's Tale.

RIP Heath Ledger :(
That's all :)

8 comments

  1. Oh... I was so upset when he died... such a horrible thing!!

    I didn't know you designed those papers!! How cool...

    I don't know that I have ever seen the baby one before but that Halloween one is one of my favs from their Halloween line this year!

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  2. Baby It! So funny and weird that those two are together.

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  3. can't wait to see your layout!! :) so funny about the movies. i guess i think of kids movies/songs with mine- HA!

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  4. wow, so awesome that you did work for A.C! i remember being so excited when the order forms came out for those designs when i worked in a scrapbooking store...

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  5. haha, how funny that you associate the papers and layouts that you created with movies! :) I do the same thing sometimes with the layouts that I create in front of the tv. :)

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  6. I love the papers that you designed! It's soo cool that you actually designed scrapbook products!!!

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  7. Didn't know you designed paper too, Paige. I love that spooky house paper and have it in my stash.
    I do the association thing, too. Most of my layouts make me think of Dora, Backyardigans and the Wonder Pets, as I share my scrap space with my kid's tv/play room.

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  8. Ohmigoodness, this is SO something I do!!! I can't think of one right now, but next time I do, I'll let you know! LOL.

    And watching your DVDs in A-Z order... that is cool. I've never thought about doing that. I usually watch/listen to Friends while I scrap because I pretty much know the whole ten seasons by heart. LOL. I also love to have fave movies on in the background. :-)

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