Saturday Scraplift: Adding Interest

One thing I love about scrapbooking is the variety of styles present in the art. No matter what your personal taste, there’s always a way to incorporate it in a page, especially if you’re scrapbooking a lovely page like Carol Ann’s about her son and a muddy truck. I was drawn to her page by the great colors and the way she drew the viewer’s eye with the edge treatments and patterned paper banners. The Creative Team had fun lifting Carol Ann’s layout for their own pictures.


Lynn (grandma lynnie) scrapped this delightful winter shot of her grandson with a non-traditional red that picks up the color of his mittens perfectly. And I love the repetition of the circular accents in the doilies, snowflakes and epoxy buttons.

Credits: Classic Curled Photo Frames No. 04, Stamped Alphabet No. 02, Polar Mountain Element Pack, Posted Winter No. 02, Crocheted Doilies: Red No. 01, Pocket Cards: Quotes No. 02 {coming soon}, Artfully Winter Paper Pack, Vinter Kit, Brad Bonanza No. 01: Digital Fasteners

I have to say I’m a little envious of the snow photos that both Lynn and Jana used for their pages. Of course, they’re probably envious of my 70-degree weather in January, too. Maybe a week-long house swap is in order!

Jana’s (Jana Morton) pretty page is just bursting with the energy of those cute little girls in the picture. The lines of bright pink draw the eye down through Jana’s page, and the pops of aqua and green are the perfect complement.

Credits: Modern Day 2nd Hand Titles: Winter No. 01, Polar Mountain Kit, Polar Mountain Solids Paper Pack, Polar Mountain Add-on Paper Pack, Clean Stitched Banners: White No. 01, Frosted Winter Kit {coming soon}, Fine Lines Border Lines Brushes and Stamps No. 10, Classic Curled Photo Frames No. 04, Loosely Labeled Dates, Hinge Pack, Blendable Blocks No. 02, Yarn Swirls No. 03: Neutrals, Readymade Circles: Winter No. 01 {coming soon}, Winterberry Kit

I didn’t have snow pictures to scrap, but I chose the next best thing: a new baby. This little munchkin joined our family just after Christmas, and you can see how proud my brother is of his new granddaughter. I used the banners in two directions to call attention to him and to the cutie in his arms.

Credits: Frosted Winter Solids Paper Pack {coming soon}, Charted Brushes and Stamps No. 01 {coming soon}, Frosted Winter Paint {coming soon}, Frosted Winter Element Pack {coming soon}, Messy Stitched Banners: White No. 01, Frosted Winter Add-on Paper Pack {coming soon}, Banner Strips No. 01, Banner Strips No. 02, In Stitches: Circles No. 01, Doily Edgers No. 02 {coming soon}, Crocheted Doilies: Red No. 01, Thin Classic Photo Frames Curled and Flat No. 01, Winter Peony Element Pack, Drop Shadow Styles No. 02, Brad Bonanza No. 01: Digital Fasteners

With so much inspiration in Carol Ann’s page, I know the lifts are going to be spectacular. Post your page in the Saturday Scraplift Challenge Gallery. What a great way to begin the new year!

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