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Saturday Scraplift: Multiply Your Design Skills

The gallery here at Designer Digitals is a never-ending supply of inspiration. I really like that we can save inspirational pieces to our favorites for further study. I took a trip through pages I’d saved for this week’s lift and … Continue reading

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Saturday Scraplift: Make Your Photo the Star

There are so many great ways to make your photo the star of your scrapbook page. Lee Ann (quietgirl) did a super job of highlighting a sweet picture of herself and her grandchildren on a page that caught my eye … Continue reading

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Saturday Scraplift: What Catches Your Eye?

There are many elements that attract me to pages in the gallery: a well-designed layout, great use of color, good photography – I could go on and on. Sarah’s (sterkeurs) page has all those ingredients and more. Living in Florida … Continue reading

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Saturday Scraplift: Elements with Meaning

When I was teaching English, discussions with my students about literature always included the details an author uses to support, extend, and enhance his meaning. When I’m scrapping, I’m always thinking about which elements will help to convey the message … Continue reading

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Saturday Scraplift: Centered on Design

I love many things about this scrapbooking hobby of ours: preserving memories for the next generation, improving photography skills, playing with awesome products from our talented designers here at Designer Digitals. But a significant by-product for me is what I’ve … Continue reading

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Saturday Scraplift: A Tight Design with Corners

There are so many things to love about scrapbooking: preserving photos and memories, playing with fun goodies, and leaving a legacy for descendants. In addition to all those elements, scrapbooking has also taught me about design which, I hope, has … Continue reading

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Saturday Scraplift: Grounding Your Design

I love a design that looks comfortable on a page. It’s nestled in among brush work and elements that complement the photo. Kelly’s (wsprite_ad) page fits that bill perfectly. Behind her cute photo is brush work, and above it is … Continue reading

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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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