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4.01.2010

a blast from the past

While looking through some of my old scrapbooks today I found one of my favorite layouts. 
A few years ago when I was first starting out with this crafty endeavor of ours, I saw an article about layouts inspired by surveys. I picked and chose questions from a couple of the suggested quizzes and sent it off to mmb to fill out. I filled mine out as well and didn't read his until I was done. It was very fun!  I loved reading what his answers were and seeing if our answers matched up.

(sorry about the horrendous lighting)

Although all of the answers were great to read, I was particularly interested in how to describe each other in 7 words

she said...
smart, funny, loving, thoughtful, outgoing, supportive, wonderful
(turns out I was right ;-) ...)

he said...

It gave me butterflies all over again.

If you want to play along and make your own he said/she said layout, here are the questions I used in the survey:

How did the two of you meet?
What first attracted you to him/her?
Was it love at first sight or a friendship that blossomed?
How do you settle your differences?
Tell about one of his/her quirks
What is something you really agree on?
What is the kindest thing he/she has ever done for you?
What is the most interesting thing about him/her?
How did you first know you loved him/her?
Describe him/her in 7 words

I think it might be time to revisit this survey and see how the answers compare three years later! 

Have you ever made a layout based on a survey or interview?

6 comments:

Carrie said...

That's so cool! I got a little choked up and his description of you. How sweet!

sharyncarlson said...

Awww how sweet! I think you have a keeper ;) I love the idea of a survey LO, I think we will have to give this a try!

Sian said...

Love this! Starting out with a survey sounds like a fab way to create some good journaling :)

Meghann said...

This is so great! I would be so embarassed to show my old layouts on my blog, but your early layout was really good!

Chey can cook! (and more) said...

so cute! i've always loved this page!

Genevieve said...

Oh wow, I LOVE this layout!! You've definitely inspired me to incorporate a survey into one of my layouts.

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