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Saturday Scraplift: Design on a Band

I’m always on the lookout for a great design that guides the viewer’s eye and draws attention to photos and journaling. That’s what it’s all about, right? Terri (jdcooper) designed a page that meets all those requirements, and I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Saturday Scraplift: CT Spotlight

Today’s the fifth Saturday in March, and you know what that means: time for another CT Spotlight lift. Today we’re lifting the talented Chrissy (kikimama). It has been so much fun watching her darling children grow up before our eyes; … Continue reading

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Saturday Scraplift: Clustering and Layering

As digital scrappers, we really do have the best of both worlds. We get to preserve our families’ memories AND play with the coolest products on the planet at the same time. Sharon’s (sharongrey8) page is a great example of … Continue reading

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Saturday Scraplift: Something for Everyone

When I chose Carmel’s (caapmun) terrific page for this week’s Saturday Scraplift Challenge, several elements caught my eye: the monochromatic palette, the photo spread over two long rectangles, and the circles. As you can see below, her page prompted three … Continue reading

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Saturday Scraplift: Colors That Pop

I love color – there, I said it! It interests me that some scrappers confess to having a hard time using color in their layouts. I’d have to say I have more trouble using neutrals. And I really love a … Continue reading

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Saturday Scraplift: CT Spotlight Scraplift

Today is the fifth Saturday in November, so that means it’s time for another CT Spolight Scraplift. This week we’re lifting the talented Pam (blkcow). Pam lives on a ranch in Montana, which is pretty far removed from my home … Continue reading

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Saturday Scraplift: Design Principles

One thing I love about scrapbooking is learning more about design in the process of preserving our family’s memories. Principles of design are concrete ideas that I can wrap my head around to improve the look of my layouts. The … Continue reading

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Saturday Scraplift: Clustering Photos on a Band

I’m always looking for clever, artistic ways to get several photos on one page, and that’s exactly what drew me to Dawnee’s (Dawneephay) super page. I really like how she clustered the sports photos of her granddaughter on a band … Continue reading

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Saturday Scraplift Challenge: A Home for Your Pictures

Despite the fact that the calendar says September and football season is in full swing, here in Florida we’re still experiencing dang hot weather, so it was no surprise that Julie’s (MaggieMae) refreshing water page caught my eye immediately. I … Continue reading

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Saturday Scraplift: Grounding a Photo

I have to confess to being partial to the page we’re lifting this week. It was designed by my daughter-in-law Karen (oswegograd) and features my handsome grandson. Beyond those merits, however, lie a strong design and great use of color … Continue reading

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