Saturday Scraplift: Angles for Energy

When Deborah (Deborah Wagner) posted her “Happy Heart” page in the gallery, she commented that she wasn’t sure about the tilt and the black and white stripes. I had to chuckle because those were exactly the elements that drew me to her page. I love the boldness of her color choices and the energy that the angle imparts to her design. So it was a natural choice for today’s Saturday Scraplift, and two of my fellow Creative Team members, Audrey and Terri,  joined me in taking inspiration from her page; here’s where we went with it.

Deborah’s page:

For her delightful lift, Audrey (adrianita) chose softer colors to support the photos of her daughter happily splashing in a rain puddle. There are so many things to love about Audrey’s page: the tight cluster of photos that tell the story, the awesome title work, and the visual triangle of elements that draws the viewer’s eye through her design.

Credits: Vintage Artistry Butter Scrapbooking Bundle; Vintage Artistry Lilac Chipboard Stickers; Vintage Artistry Lilac Ephemera; Vintage Blendable Palettes 10; Whale Stories Dots and Stripes Paper Pack; Arctic Whites Paper Pack 03; Assorted Messy Stitches 08 White; Splatters Brushes and Stamps 06; Watery Photo Masks 16; Watery Scribbles Brushes and Stamps 07; Smeared Paint Stamp Pack 01; Fine Line Scribbles Brushes and Stamps 01; Readymade Layers: Butterfly Clusters 03; Defining Grunge Brushes and Stamps 07; Stitched Frame Clusters 02; Vintage Photo Frames 30; Outlined + Scripted Sentiments Stamp Pack 09; Hand Scripted Brushes and Stamps 15

Terri (GoingtotheSun) included two angled bands in one of my favorite color combinations: pink and green – also the colors in a cute photo of her daughters at their own personalized end-of-school field day. I adore the mix of patterned papers and the way her angled journaling reinforces her page design.

Credits: Readymade Layers: Beach Clusters 09; Layer Works 1321; Smeared Paint Stamp Pack 01; Layering Sentiments Stamp Pack 03; Photo Grids 12×12 Layered Templates 08; Assorted Messy Stitches: White 02; Assorted Messy Stitches: White 04; Clean Stitched: White 01; Ledger Journalers Brushes and Stamps 03; Lemon Zest Element Pack; Lightly Linens Paper Pack 28; Party Pennant Sticks; Pencil Twist Arrows Brushes and Stamps 02; Plainly Woven Paper Pack 02; Sherene Dots and Stripes Paper Pack; Hand Scripted Brushes and Stamps 25; Monthly Memories Vol. 03: Pattern Essentials Paper Pack 07; Monthly Memories Vol. 03 Paper Pack 07; Textured Whites Paper Pack 03

My page is a fairly straightforward lift of Deborah’s. My photos were monochromatic, but I wanted to introduce some color into my design. What better way to do that than with patterned paper, in this case a plaid – can’t go wrong with plaid. That tilted band also provided a perfect home for my title.

Credits: Christmas Wishes Solids Paper Pack; Berry Patch Solids Paper Pack; Starry Overlays 03; Loosely Labeled 07; Splatters Brushes and Stamps 09; Splatters Brushes and Stamps 10; Clean Stitched Borders: Brown 01; Meriam Ridge Paper Pack; Deelen Element Pack; Smeared Paint Stamp Pack 01; Big Bottom Lift Vintage Photo Frames 02; Clean Stitched: Brown 01; Berry Patch Element Pack; Drop Shadow Styles 02

I know you’re going to have fun lifting this page by Deborah because there are so many interesting possibilities. Remember to post your page in the Saturday Scraplift Challenge gallery and in the July Challenges Sign In thread. Happy scrapping!

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