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Saturday Scraplift: Brackets and Paper Strips

Don’t you just love inspiration? It’s always amazing to me that one piece of inspiration can spark so many different looks. When I saw the page Maureen (maureenreynolds) created for the recent iTunes challenge, I liked the way she combined … Continue reading

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Saturday Scraplift: Scrap the Rainbow

Rainbow pages in the gallery always catch my eye, so it’s no wonder I was drawn to this creative page by Erin (Ernie88). The combination of the diagonal strips of solid and patterned papers and the brushwork is the perfect complement … Continue reading

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Saturday Scraplift: Monochrome and Brushwork

In her last Color Challenge, Kim chose a monochromatic palette, and the challenge produced so many great pages like this one by Sherry (digi371). She used grays and taupes and grounded her sweet photo with brushwork beneath it. Diane and … Continue reading

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Saturday Scraplift: Get in Shape!

No, I’m not suggesting a workout at the gym, although that’s also a good idea; I’m suggesting you use shapes to energize your designs. Angles tend to energize a page, and that’s certainly the effect of Sherry’s (digi371) bold, striped … Continue reading

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Saturday Scraplift: Fun with Cut Outs

I love the look of cut out elements on a scrapbook page and really enjoyed Kim’s cut out chat during the quarterly sale weekend recently. So when I saw the talented Agnieszka’s (Arte Banale) page in the gallery, I thought … Continue reading

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Saturday Scraplift: Strong Lines = Good Design

Do you find that some pages in the fabulous Designer Digitals gallery just scream, “Look at me”? I thought so! Often the pages I’m drawn to have strong or bold elements, such as the use of color or dramatic lines … Continue reading

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Saturday Scraplift: Festive Monochrome Circles

Liz (lizziet5) is an absolute master of monochromatic creativity. When I saw the page she designed as the cover of her Days of December album, it blew me away. I loved everything about it: the circles, the white space, the … Continue reading

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Saturday Scraplift: Be Bold in Your Design

I love it when a strong design leaps out at me from the gallery of talented scrappers that we have here at Designer Digitals. That’s exactly what happened when I saw the page Elisabeth (lego) did for the last 30MM … Continue reading

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Saturday Scraplift: Spotlighting Your Photo

Putting a photo in the spotlight is one of the primary reasons we scrap, right? We want to showcase a favorite photo, an important story, a memory from yesteryear. Nath (Nath) did a beautiful job of highlighting a photo depicting a … Continue reading

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Creative Team Spotlight Scraplift: Liz Jutila

It’s the fifth Saturday in September, and you know what that means: we’re spotlighting one of our own Creative Team members, Liz Jutila. Liz is such a versatile scrapper; she can design single-photo and multi-photo pages with equal creativity, and … Continue reading

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