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Kim222
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Have you SEEN this collection yet?!?!?!?
G O R G E O U S!!!
I don't know about you, but its on my list of must haves!!!


 
Manda_K
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In response to Kim222

I just saw it, looks fabulous!!


 
aquabunny
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Oh wow, I only want the journal cards sheet, but boy do I EVER want it!


 
aquabunny
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However, there's a terrible problem with this piece from another of their new lines...

...oh no, I take it back, TWO terrible problems...

Carta Bella Paper - So Noted Collection - 12 x 12 Double Sided Paper - Note Cards


Edited by aquabunny on 02-26-13 03:18 PM. Reason for edit: No reason given.


 
Vintageivy
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In response to Kim222

I had not seen this line yet. Thanks so much for sharing! I love, love, love it!!


 
flintridgescrapper
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In response to aquabunny

Uh-oh! Someone needs a proofreader!


 
mrsdriver5
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Butt the journal cards are only $1.09, sew thats not to incrediably over-priced...Eye might even bye it, along with the hole collection on a whimsey.

Doesnt anywon use spellcheck?~Judey


 
gin1902
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LOL- "hole collection on a whimsey" Now every new collection I see, I'm going to have to have "hole" of now "on a whimsey"~thank you for that in my head from now on! LOL!!!!!


 
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  • mrsdriver5 Said:
Butt the journal cards are only $1.09, sew thats not to incrediably over-priced...Eye might even bye it, along with the hole collection on a whimsey.

Doesnt anywon use spellcheck?~Judey





 
flintridgescrapper
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Oh, my word....I didn't even catch "whimsey"!!! There's three misspelled words on that!!!!!


 
Manda_K
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  • flintridgescrapper Said:
  • mrsdriver5 Said:
Butt the journal cards are only $1.09, sew thats not to incrediably over-priced...Eye might even bye it, along with the hole collection on a whimsey.

Doesnt anywon use spellcheck?~Judey







Heeheee!!!


 
mrsdriver5
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In response to Manda_K

Technically, whimsey is listed as a possible 2nd spelling (I checked to make sure I wasn't the one spelling it wrong), but it's definitely not the preferred.

Are they putting kindergarteners to work designing paper for them? Well, if so, congrats kiddies on the designs, but maybe you should have a big 1st grader do the spelling for you.

And no, I don't want to be on the spelling/grammar mafia, but a business might put some money into a spell-checking system. I have no problem with Joe (or Jo) Blow spelling wrong...and I know we all have such wonderful thoughts we want to get down that the fingers sometimes out-type the brain , but a business? Come on...~Judy


 
gin1902
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Could not agree more Judy! It's one thing to fire off an email to friends in such a rush that the idea is more important than the spelling-I do that all the time. It's a "hole" 'nother thing to let that many misspelled words get out on a product you're selling. Especially one specifically designed to be looked at over and over again.


 
flintridgescrapper
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Okay....I didn't check. Just used to seeing it the other way. But "incrediably"????? I also looked closer, and a word I thought was wrong was "absolutely". It looked like it was spelled "absolutety". But upon looking closer, I see that the last "t" was really a "l" that they had crossed with the cross from the previous "t".

I agree though. Surely if you're selling something, you might want to check to see if it's perfect!


 
mrsdriver5
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In response to flintridgescrapper

I know...besides spelling they could use a penmanship class. I had trouble figuring out some of the cursive words, but assumed they were spelled right. ~Judy


 
OlesyaK.
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Oh jeez that's just sad... on the other hand, imagine all the hype and the talk this will cause on the internet! free word of the mouth advertising! I bet it's worth printing one misspelled paper for ))
PS: whimsey is not in my dictionary.. must be an old form?


 
mrsdriver5
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I can't get it to copy/paste, but the Merriam-Webster online dictionary shows whimsey as an alternate spelling. Maybe I'd let them get by with whimsey, but certainly not the other one. If there are two words on this page, how many of their other products have misspelled words?~Judy


 
aquabunny
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I did check the other stuff and didn't see anything that stood out. And yeah, "whimsey", whatever, *I* sure wouldn't use it, but "incrediably" is a little unforgivable and makes me sad that I want something from their other new collection.


 
aquabunny
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Well, I kind of hate to say this, but in their defense, I guess, the sample image of that paper on Carta Bella's own website has corrected both of these terrible problems.


 
Kim222
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Well, just So Happens that one of the originators/owners of Echo Park (Carta Bella) taught some classes at my LSS last fall and gave us his email addy.

I sent him one last night about So Noted So That he was So Informed. I'm not sure he was So Happy, even though my email really was So Nice, but we shall see!


 
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