Hi there! It’s Gretchen here with a layout to share with you today. Have you seen the new November/December issue yet?! Well there is a fun feature in there called “Scraplift Challenge.” In this article traditional scrapbookers are challenged to scraplift digital layouts and, in turn, digi scrappers scraplift traditional pages. What a cool idea, right?!
So I decided to give it a whirl! I remembered a cool layout in the September/October 2013 issue that I had bookmarked and decided to scraplift it. It is the “Favorite Photos” layout by Mandi Buchanan on page 27 of the issue. Hers is a digital Halloween layout and I loved how she lined up her photos and used white space.
Using her layout as inspiration, this is the traditional layout I made:
Patterned paper: Elle’s Studio, Creative Memories, Simple Stories
Cardboard letters: Jillibean Soup
Chipboard embellishment: Little Yellow Bicycle
Brads: Simple Stories
Tape: Bella Blvd
Punch: Elle’s Studio
Adhesive: Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L
Font: Courier New
Pictures printed by Persnickity Prints
Of course my page turned out a bit different than the original. Obviously mine is not a Halloween layout. Hey, her design is super cool and versatile enough to use for all kinds of pages! I am a journaler so I added some journaling to the page. I still tried to leave a lot of white space though! And I added my title above all the pictures instead of mixing it between the photos like Mandi did. Scraplifting is fun because it gives you a jumping off point but then you can add your own personal touches to your page!
Here are a few detailed shots of the layout:
Well that was fun! Try giving this kind of scraplifting a whirl if you ever get stumped! And Creating Keepsakes is full of all kinds of great ideas, traditional & digital, for you to scraplift! Thanks for stopping by the blog today. Have a great one!