Saturday Scraplift: No Rules Collage

Good morning and welcome to the Saturday Scraplift. I’m sooo excited this week. And it’s funny because I kind of forgot (oops!) that I was hosting this week and all of a sudden realized it on Tuesday in a bit of a panic. So I opened up the gallery and BOOM! There was this week’s inspiration. Love it when fun things happen like that. 🙂

So, this week we are lifting the incomparable Melanie (Britgirl!) Her style is so vintage and warm and cozy and perfect for a winter scraplift. Now, I will admit that this collage style is out of my comfort zone, but after I started pulling elements and layering them on the page, I’m pretty sure this won’t be my last collage page! Best part, there really are no rules so I can’t screw this up.

I enlisted some help for this challenge and love the different takes on this page. First up is Delisa (DELISAK) and her absolutely charming Love collage. Think she just needs to frame this and hang it on her wall! Love the layers upon layers and this new Love Letters Kit is stunning and really worked with the patchwork background.

Assorted Messy Stitches: White No. 03, Coffee Stains Brushes and Stamps No. 01 watery splatters, Curated Studio Mix Scrapbooking Kit No. 35, Love Letters Add-On Paper Pack
Love Letters Checks and Dots Paper Pack, Love Letters Collageable Clusters and Layers
Love Letters Element Pack, Love Letters Paper Pack, Love Letters Solids Paper Pack
Stamped Blocks No. 36 Brushes and Stamps, Taped Together Overlays No. 03

And my dear friend Debi (beehive50) jumped on the no rules collage train as well. Always love to see her take as she stays true to her style but still uses inspiration from the original page. The movement, the layered brushwork, the long supply list 😉 , and the fact that the truck had her name on it!! It all works on her page.

Watchet Solids Paper Pack, Scratchy Paint Clusters Brushes and Stamps No. 01
Dirt, Grit and Grids Brushes and Stamps No. 01, Inked Twists Brushes and Stamps No. 02, Scribbling Brushes and Stamps No. 04, Twisted Stitches No. 03 Neutrals, 
Torn Classic White Photo Frames No. 02, Poly Photo Frames No. 01, Stitched Word Strip Sentiments No. 07, Fastener Basics No. 01 , Flair Minis No. 04, Simple Mini Mix No. 02, 
Deelen Element Pack , Left Unsaid Brushes & Stamps

And finally, my page came together after my daughter put a few photos up on Photo Circle from her trip to an African village in Gambia yesterday. These children are so gorgeous and the smile on her face…swoon. Grateful that Delisa and Debi were inspired to NOT directly lift the inspiration page as that is how I roll. 🙂 This page was so fun to make (the supply list not so much HA!)

Urban Naturalist Blendable Layers No. 01, Vintage Mini Mix Kit No. 07, ARToptions Traveler Paper Pack No. 01, Wanderer Element Pack, Wanderer Painted Layers
ARToptions Mapped Paper Pack No. 02, Experience Layered Template, Wanderer Postcard Journalers No. 01, Vintage Ephemera Strips No. 09, Messy Stitched Circles: White No. 01, Vintage Envelopes No. 01, Vintage Photo Frames No. 23, Pebbled Traveler No. 02

Can not wait to see where you all take this no rules collage scraplift. Be sure to post your page in our Saturday Scraplift Gallery so we can see where the inspiration took you! If you’re participating in our monthly rewards program, be sure to post your page in the January participation thread.  Have a great weekend. 🙂

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