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Saturday Scraplift: Words and Pictures Tell the Story

That’s what we’re all about, right? Words and pictures. Yes, we love playing with all the fabulous goodies available here at Designer Digitals, too; but when all is said and done, those lovely supplies help us preserve memories of the … Continue reading

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Saturday Scraplift: Brushwork as a Design Element

My friend and fellow Creative Team member Joanne (jcaruth910) definitely has a way with brushes. I love how she made the brushwork such an integral part of the page she recently posted for her blending challenge. I also noticed how … Continue reading

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Saturday Scraplift: On the Shelf

Good design is always a delight to the eyes. That’s how I felt when I saw Merr’s (digigrandma) beautiful page in the gallery. Of course, she has a wonderful photo front and center, but what really draws me in is … Continue reading

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Saturday Scraplift: Clustering Photos and Elements

Merry Christmas to my friends around the world! For the first time in I can’t remember when, I’m pretty much ready for Christmas, and it’s not even December 24. It’s a good feeling because I’ve had more time to browse … Continue reading

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Saturday Scraplift: Centering on Design

Left-brained as I am, I am drawn to symmetry. I think that’s probably what first caught my eye about Erin’s (Ernie88) great page – that and those adorable little faces. I loved how she showcased those photos by grounding them … Continue reading

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Saturday Scraplift: Making Brush Work Shine

I love the technique of using brush work to ground a design. It often provides just the needed touch to make a page feel finished. I loved this page by Kathy (Blackkathy) when I saw it in the gallery. She … Continue reading

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Saturday Scraplift: Tuck It in a Corner

I’ve gone and done it again – been entranced by a page that features strong lines! I loved so many elements of Julie’s (MaggieMae) apple page the moment I saw it: the corner she created for her photo with paper … Continue reading

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Saturday Scraplift: Designing with Strong Lines

Although I’ve never considered myself artistic – as in I can’t draw a straight line without a ruler – I have learned some things about design in the process of becoming a scrapper. A couple of classes didn’t hurt, either! … Continue reading

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Saturday Scraplift: Playing with Paper Blocks

It’s always a treat to return from time away to see all the goodness and creativity in the gallery. While I was browsing the gallery after returning from a cruise, I saw Deanie’s delightful page celebrating the Fourth of July. … Continue reading

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Saturday Scraplift: Brackets and Paper Strips

Don’t you just love inspiration? It’s always amazing to me that one piece of inspiration can spark so many different looks. When I saw the page Maureen (maureenreynolds) created for the recent iTunes challenge, I liked the way she combined … Continue reading

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