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Saturday Scraplift: Cut It Out!

Peek-a-boo – I see you! Cut outs and peek-a-boo elements on pages scream fun, don’t they? They add interest and make the viewer come back for a second look, and don’t we all love getting a second look? Those cut … Continue reading

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Saturday Scraplift: Shapes and Words

As a scrapbooker, I have a love for shapes; and as a former English teacher, I also have a love for words. Put those two elements together, and you have a recipe for great design. Jane (Jane_Bond7) did exactly that … Continue reading

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Saturday Scraplift: Using Vertical and Horizontal Lines

Part of the success of a creative project depends on the artist’s ability to lead the viewer’s eye to specific points in the design. Strong vertical and/or horizontal lines can aid that direction, and Jheri’s lovely page is a great … Continue reading

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Saturday Scraplift: All That Glitters

There’s a lot glittering at this time of year, including gorgeous pages in the gallery here at Designer Digitals. I’ve enjoyed so many of the beautiful Days of December pages that have been posted that I chose one for this … Continue reading

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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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