Jennifer Snyder's designs are all so creative that I had a hard time picking one out for our team to scraplift this month! However what stands out about Jennifer's work is how creative she is with home decor pieces. She can take any Prima product and creatively use it on the most beautiful piece.
Everywhere we look there's inspiration! So many times we save a file, pin a project, or just take an extra minute to oooh and ahhh over a gorgeous sample, then we walk away and forget about it. Well, today we want to encourage you to take a favorite Prima project and scraplift it yourself!
We chose a gorgeous, stunning, oh-so-divine card by Ania Hababicka and asked three of our experts to use it as inspiration for something NEW. They could copy the exact products, the layout, or the color palette. The results? You'll have to scroll down to see!
Online there is an abundance of beautiful layouts available for inspiration. We all love to drool over them, right? Well, today we hope to inspire you to pick one of them and scraplift it while making it work for you!
How to Scraplift 101
Find a layout that you love.
Pick a favorite element from the page that grabs your attention: It could be the color palette, layout of the page, the type of photos, theme, the journaling, title, or embellishments used.
Choose your own photos and papers that work together while incorporating this favorite element. Your project does not have to be a direct copy if you do not want it to be.
Have fun! Scraplifting is meant to be an AID, not a burden. Your project may turn out completely different from what you started with but, as long as you are happy with it, then that is all that matters.
Want to see these general guidelines in practice?
Today we have a few gals scraplifting this gorgeous layout by Felicity Wilson!
We ALL look at the gorgeous projects out there: online galleries, online magazines, or in magazines, and wish we could scrapbook like that.
Well, we want to show you how you can take one of those favorite projects
and scraplift it for yourself!
Today we are showcasing a layout by Olga
Vasilieva from our DT. We asked a few gals to use something from her
layout as inspiration. Each gal picked one or two things they loved about the design and used it for their own photos and styles.
There are just times when we need a jumping off point. We want to scrapbook or work on a project, but the mojo is just missing.
Well, that is the perfect time to peek at a gallery or Pinterest board for a layout that you really LOVE. Pick an element, or two, that catches your eye from it. It could be the sketch of the design that is dynamic, or maybe the color palette is dreamy, or the page uses embellishments that you have on hand, or includes a technique you'd like to try.
Print out the sample page you want to scraplift (or take a photo of it with your smartphone) so you have a quick reference near you and pull out your Prima scrap supplies! You will be creating a page you love in no time at all!
Scraplifting is a wonderful way to be inspired and get the brain in gear again. We asked our design team to scraplift one of our own. We let them pick any element they wanted from this gorgeous design by Steph Devlin:
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