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 space. The colorful brushwork and simple title and journaling are the perfect finishing touches. Take a look at how the Creative Team lifted Sylvia’s page.


LeAnne (digishoes) used an adorable photo of her daughter that just pops against the dark grey background. In addition to brushwork, she used cut ups, paper strips, and a doily for interest behind the picture. The journaling beneath the photo extends the vertical line of her design nicely.


Credits: Booberry Solids Paper Pack, Almost There Kit, Artistry d’amour Kit, Artistry de Sol Kit, Be Mine Felt Alphabet Collection No. 03, Crayon Remember This Brushes and Stamps, Cut Ups: Lovely, Milly Mine Kit, Poppies Kit, Pencil Line Twists Brushes and Stamps No. 01, Postage Strip Words No. 01, Readymade Blocks: The Story No. 01, Ripped and Stitched Wordwise, Sun Porch Clusters, Sun Porch Kit, Thin Classic Photo Frames Curled and Flat No. 01, Vintage Page Strips No. 01, Wooden Arrows No. 02

Joanne (jcaruth910) got out the chalk and had fun with this cute page about her cat Toby. I love how the green chalkboard background paper matches his eyes. The chalked chevrons and arrow do a great job of leading the viewer’s eye to Toby’s picture.


Credits: Chalkboard Chevrons Brushes and Stamps No. 01, Chalkboard Hearts Brushes and Stamps No. 01, Chalkboard Photo Masks No. 01 Brushes and Stamps, Chalk It Up: Basics No. 01 Paper Pack, Chalkboard Flourishes No. 01 Brushes and Stamps, Chalkboard Alphabet No. 02, Hidden Meadow Element Pack, Wood Veneer Word Arrows No. 01, Chalkboard Arrows Brushes and Stamps No. 02, Sun Porch Element Pack, Haunted Twists No. 01, Worn Strips Chevrons

I got to meet my great niece last week and couldn’t wait to use one of the pictures I took for this lift. Like LeAnne, I used a pink and gray color scheme to complement Savannah’s pink dress and fuchsia changing pad. I had a lot of fun selecting and coloring the brushwork to ground the photo.


Credits: Polly Kit, In the Swim Kit, Santa Paws Kit, DIY Acrylic Alphabet, Stamped Blocks No. 28 Brushes and Stamps, Spot Dots Brushes and Stamps No. 08, Painted Maps No. 01, Photo Corner Colors No. 02, Stitched Up Frames No. 07, Defined Blocks Brushes and Stamps No. 01, Drop Shadow Styles No. 02, Typesets Girlie No. 01 Brushes and Stamps, How’d They Do That? No. 13: Bending Shadows

Sylvia’s great design lends itself to all sorts of inspiration. I’m eager to see where it will take you and will be looking forward to seeing your page in the Saturday Scraplift Challenge Gallery. Take it to the edge, my friends!

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4 Responses to Saturday Scraplift: On the Edge

  1. Sylvia says:

    Oh Linda, what a pleasant surprise to see this especially with all the heavy hearts we are carrying these days. I am beyond flattered. Thanks for inspiring me once again!

  2. Kelly says:

    Such a fabulous choice, Linda. :O)

  3. carol ann says:

    One of the fastest pages I’ve ever made and I love the results! Thanks for sharing this awesome Saturday Scraplift – the gallery pages are amazing!

  4. dj hixson says:

    So very,very sorry to hear the sad,sad news .She was my favorite instructor,so easy to understand.

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