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Saturday Scraplift: Embrace the White Space

I was first drawn to Kelly’s (wsprite_ad) wonderful page by the bright colors. She said she was inspired by Katie’s great Dolphin Cove kit, and her page shows it off to perfection. Then as I studied it, I found more … Continue reading

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Saturday Scraplift: Inspiration on the Side

I could just as easily have titled this blogpost “Inspiration from the Top” because this week we’re lifting the boss, our very own Katie Pertiet. I loved Katie’s great off-center design, the band of patterned paper on the side, the … Continue reading

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Saturday Scraplift: Making Space in Your Design

I have to admit a special fondness for the 30 Minute Masterpiece (30MM). It’s a challenge here at DD that really gets the adrenalin flowing. And I’m always amazed at the wonderful pages it produces. The page I chose for … Continue reading

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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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