Saturday Scraplift: CT lift

It’s the 5th Saturday of the month which means we are lifting a CT member this week. Today’s choice is the multi-talented Carol Gilmour (carollee)! I fell in love with this page the moment I saw it. Such a great graphic design and her old girl is such a beauty.


And here are the team interpretations. First up is Joanne (jcaruth910). Love how she stacked the photos and her blending is always exquisite.

SSL_August_uploadCooked Element Pack, Zipper Pulls: Dates No. 02, Poly Photo Frame Stacks No. 01, Painted Quatrefoils Brushes and Stamps No. 01, Folia Paper Pack, Folia Element Pack, Folia Solids Paper Pack, Sunflower Blends No. 01, Watery Spots Brushes and Stamps No. 05, December Woods Element Pack, Wood Veneer Words No. 05, Antiquities Paper Pack

Our next lift if by Jana (jlholden15) and it is such a beautiful and soft interpretation of Carol’s bright graphic design. I just love the soft colors and edges.

Today-copyBlendable Layers No.1, Flagged Words No. 04, Vintage Photo Frames No. 35, Lila Bleu Paper Pack, Essential Vellums Paper Pack No. 01, Paint the Page Stitching, Itunes Freebie word art, Drop Shadow Styles No. 02, Heart Today Brushes and Stamps

And last up is me (wendymck) with a bright and colorful lift showcasing my daughter and her girlfriends at their first middle school cross country meet.

sat scrap - ready to runCatching Rainbows Kit, Brilliant Love Element Pack, Stamped Stitches No. 09, Stacked Photo Clusters No. 05, Splatters Brushes and Stamps No. 03

I can’t wait to see how Carol’s page inspires you! Please add your layout to the Saturday Scraplift Gallery! Don’t forget that it can help you earn a valuable Designer Digitals coupon code!

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DesignerDigitals Hot Page of the Week, August 20, 2014

This page from Brenda knocked my socks off! So full of creativity that it drew me in! She used the puzzle pieces so creatively yet still kept the foci on the photo! An absolute masterpiece! Well done Brenda!



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Vintage Photo Frames at DesignerDigitals

Hello Friday! Hello New Releases! We have stocked our shelves with new releases sure to inspire you to scrap! This includes one priced at just $ 99 cents and the rest 20% off, all until Midnight EST on Tuesday.

And here is the NEW $ 99 cent item priced this way until Midnight EST Tuesday ONLY! Vintage Photo Frames No. 35


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How to Use One Photo to Fill More Than One Pocket in a Pocket Page Template [Video]

This week’s Adobe Photoshop or Elements tip of the week is now available on video. This weeks tip is on How to Use One Photo to Fill More Than One Pocket in a Pocket Page Template.

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Brilliant Love Elements and Thrifty Thursday at DesignerDigitals

It’s time for Thrifty Thursday here at DesignerDigitals. We will have one item PER DESIGNER marked down to $ 99 cents! That’s 7 special price items + <a href=””><u>1017 other items marked down 50%</u></a>. These specials only last until 6am EST on Friday morning so don’t miss out.

Here are this weeks featured $ 99 cent items:


Brilliant Love Element Pack


Fall 4×6 Sentiment Boxes Brushes and Stamps


HelviRound No. 01 Brushes and Stamps


Rose Quartz Paper Pack


Elisha Solids Paper Pack


Layer Works No. 196


Worn Chevrons Do-It-Yourself

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Scrapbook Challenge: Chart It

Welcome to the Chart It challenge! The inspiration for this challenge is based on infographics – how to convey information clearly while creating a visually appealing image. Doesn’t that sound like exactly what scrapbooking is all about? There is a freebie provided for the challenge and instructions for the rewards program at the end of the post, so keep reading!

I’ve chosen this image as our inspiration for some InfoScrapping:


And our Creative Team have taken three very different – but very fun – takes on our inspiration piece.

Mel (aka britgirl) created a beautiful page to share information about a new and very special pony and two very happy girls. I love how she used the arrows to add journaling surrounding her photo. Doesn’t her page make you wish that you had a pony?


Credits: Katie Pertiet – Evergreen Solids Paper Pack and Stamped Blocks No 02 Brushes and Stamps; Lynn Grieveson – Worn Edges Mixed

Jana (aka jlholden15) took the inspiration piece and created a very colorful and artistic piece that is definitely visually appealing! I truly love bright and colorful pages, and I love how she transformed the underlying chart into such an interesting image!


Credits: Katie Pertiet - Charted Layered Template No. 02, Artic Whites Paper Pack No. 02, Scribbing Brushes and Stamps No. 04, Catching Rainbows: Painted Accents, Watery Brushes and Stamps No. 03, Drop Shadow Styles No. 02

For my (mungerre) page, I focused on school supplies, something I like to scrap about at back-to-school time each year. I was inspired to use extractions, ending up with a slightly different twist to my page than if I had just used a list.

24 supplies blog

Credits: Katie Pertiet – Away We Go Kit, Arctic Whites Paper Pack, Chalkboard Basics: Subtle Patterns Paper Pack No. 01, Quirky Words: School Brushes and Stamps No. 02, Pocket Cards: Ledger No. 02, Pocket Pages Layered Templates No. 14: Jason, Thicker Inked Words: School No. 01 Brushes and Stamps; Studio Double-D – Days of the Week Journalers No. 01, Elementary Journalers, Readymade Journalers: Photo No. 01

I hope that you are inspired to do some InfoScrapping, whatever the topic may be and wherever the inspiration may take you. We have freebies (available through the end of the month) to help you create your InfoScrapping page. Don’t forget to add your page to the challenge galleryRemember if you use all DD products for your page before the end of the month it qualifies for the rewards program so post in the August Participation thread as well. Happy Scrapping!

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DesignerDigitals Hot Page of the Week, August 22, 2014

This page from Kayleigh has great memories written all over! A great capture of a great moment embellished just right and the bead scattering sprinkles the perfect amount of movement to lead you through the page! Well done Kayleigh!

Best Day Ever


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I Was Framed! A Saturday Scraplift Challenge

This layout that Maureen (maureenreynolds), designed to celebrate her college graduation, just made me smile! I love the special journaling, the bold title and the chunky frame. That’s why I chose it for this week’s Saturday Scraplift!




CT member Carol (carollee) designed a soft and sweet layout of her husband and their adorable little newborn grandchild. I really like the texture Carol was able to achieve while keeping her layout baby soft. The addition of the photo corners and worn page edges are perfect!




Carol’s supplies: Loved One Worn Paper Pack, Catana Solids Paper Pack, Pencil Twist Arrows Brushes and Stamps No 2, Classic Deckled Photo Frames No 1, Banner Strips No 1, Watery Patterned Masks Brushes and Stamps No 1, Photo Corner Colors No 2, Vintage Journal Spots No 2, This Day Brushes.


I love the workshop Bailey (starlite 9711) had put together for this great photo of her son’s special toy. Those scattered nails are very unexpected and my favorite part of her layout, right after that cute photo!




Bailey’s supplies: Krafty Guys Collection, Drawn Sentiment Spots No 1, Lakeland Alpha, Brielle Alpha, Home Handyman Kit.

I’ve been waiting to scrap this cute letter my grandson wrote to his parents for a school assignment. Maureen’s bold title and frame inspired me to finally get it scrapped!


seamus letter


My supplies: Letter Box Paper Pack, Patterned Krafty No 2, Greek Life, Carte Poste, Stitch It Together

If you are inspired by Maureen as we were, please add your layout to the Saturday Scraplift Gallery! Don’t forget that it can help you earn a valuable Designer Digitals coupon code!

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Title Lines Shadowed Brushes at DesignerDigitals

Hello Everyone! It’s Friday! And you know what that means… awesome new releases are now available at DesignerDigitals to inspire you to scrap all those fabulous memories you’ve been collecting! This week we have over new 30 items in the store including a versatile word art set for just $ 99 cents. The rest of the new items are marked down 20%. These items will be at those prices until Midnight EST on Tuesday.

nd here is the NEW $ 99 cent item priced this way until Midnight EST Tuesday ONLY! Title Lines Shadowed Brushes and Stamps No. 01


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Art Journal Inspiration #8

~ Hello everyone~!

It’s been a whirlwind of a summer – for good and for worse – and I am looking forward to the more quiet days of autumn already. Although, I say autumn with a sense of nostalgia, as we don’t have much autumn or fall around where I live in the Middle East. :)  Not so sure about the quiet either, for that matter. It’s rather politically hot and humid here.

Isn’t it wonderful to find a quiet place to do some art journaling? I sat down with some lovely opera and I made this page this evening. I was inspired by a quote I saw on Pinterest.


I used one of my photos and played with it in a program called Postworkshop 3. I then imported it and played with blending modes on the lovely cardboard paper.

An Artsy Layered Paint completed the large photo and a vintage photo frame completed the smaller copy of the photo.

This week I suggest you get inspired by a quote you like or have found. Look up quotes on Pinterest and you can scroll for hours. Be bold and use a funky cardboard background.

Be sure to upload to our Art Journal Gallery!



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