Saturday Scraplift: If Only They Could Talk

Have you met Carl?  With the help of his owner, Carol (oldbag165), we have been educated and entertained with fun stories about Carl through his scrapbook journal.  This wonderful page is part of a two page spread and just begs to be lifted.  Did something jump out at you right away that said, “lift me”?  Was it Carol’s fun extraction? Was it the masked photo or the great way she made her journaling hug the photo? Maybe it was the way she gave Carl his voice. Whatever grabs your attention, start there.  It might be the beginning of your new favorite page or it may be all it takes for your lift to be complete.


Here’s a look at how a few of our CT were inspired:

Joanne’s page is a wonderful lift of Carol’s extraction, and when put side by side with the page about Carl would make the grumpiest of grumps smile.  (Doesn’t Carl and Asher look like they are in the same place having a ball together?!)

Katie Pertiet: School Mates Element Pack, Almost There Element Pack, Zipper Pull Dates No. 02, Calne Scrapbooking Kit, Flagged Words Brushes and Stamps No. 03, Anchors Away Element Pack, Basic Notebook Edge Masks No. 01, Page Blends No. 03, Chelsea Rae Element Pack, Dictionary Belndables: Summer No. 01, Agata Solids Paper Pack /  Cathy Zielske: Dotted and Dashed Brushes and Stamps / Lynn Grieveson: Ripped and Stitched Do It Yourself No. 04


Doris was inspired by Carol’s extraction of Carl through the frame and created a fabulous page by placing her extraction outside of a mask.  Such a cool effect!


Katie Pertiet: Cantana Solids Paper Pack, Blendable Maps No. 03, Tidewater Scrapbooking Collection, Notebook Edge Photo Masks No. 09, Watery Spots Brushes and Stamps No. 10, Assorted Messy Stitches: White No. 03, Love Twists Brushes and Stamps No. 01.

Sam’s photo is such a fun one for extracting and she journaled in such a great way.  (Sam is a master at writing “letters” to her grandkids on her scrapbooking pages.)


Katie Pertiet: Finley Papers, Bold and Scripted Brushes and Stamps No. 07
Studio Double D: Readymade Geo Shapes Time
Lynn Grieveson: Worn Strips No. 13

For my lift, I couldn’t resist using a photo of Hermes and journaling from his perspective was way too much fun.


Katie Pertiet: Finley Paper Pack, Page Blends No.5, Actic Whites No.2, Watery Photo Maks No.5, Bursting Words Brushes and Stamps No.2, Calne Kit, Anchors Away Kit, Wooden Arrows No.3, Dog Park Kit

I hope you have as much fun as we did lifting Carol’s page.  🙂

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2 Responses to Saturday Scraplift: If Only They Could Talk

  1. carol ann says:

    I was so intrigued by Doris’ extraction that went outside the watery mask! Now, I’m anxious to find something to try that with! Very, very cool.

  2. Kelly says:

    I know! I feel the same way. :O)

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