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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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Honoring Pattie

As you know, there’s a memorial sale going on right now in the DD store of our beloved Pattie Knox’s products. They will be retired at the end of this month, so I hope you’ll stock up on her wonderful … Continue reading

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Saturday Scraplift: Colors, Photos, Embellishments, Action!

You just can’t go wrong with a color scheme of red, white, and blue. It’s great for Fourth of July pages as well as nautical layouts like Jana Holden’s (jlholden15) Lighthouses by the Sea. I was drawn to Jana’s page … Continue reading

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Saturday Scraplift: Let the Layering Begin!

Today is the fifth Saturday of the month, so we’re lifting one of our own CT members: Carolynn (mamabean). Carolynn’s signature layering is immediately recognizable in the gallery and invites close study. Her use of embellishments and brushes is impeccable … Continue reading

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Saturday Scraplift: Scrapping Your Girls — or Boys

Pink for girls and blue for boys – these traditional colors work for clothes or scrapbook pages. The soft muted pinks of Rosy’s (mommyro) sweet page drew my attention when she posted it in the gallery, and I also liked the pops … Continue reading

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Saturday Scraplift: A Piecework Background

Even though I’m not a quilter, I do love looking at the beautiful patterns and colors in quilts. The pieced patterned paper background of Lacey Bittner’s sweet page immediately caught my eye in the gallery, and I also liked her … Continue reading

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Saturday Scraplift: Angling for Attention

Even though I’m usually a straight line kind of girl, an angle always catches my attention just as it did on Brenda’s (bbe) cool page in the gallery. I’m guessing it caught the attention of quite a few people, one … Continue reading

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Saturday Scraplift: On the Edge

When Sylvia (smcloone) posted this lovely page for the Simply Done Challenge, it captured my attention immediately. I love the inviting photograph and the way she pushed it right to the edge of her page, leaving all that delicious white … Continue reading

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