Friday, September 2, 2011

Scrapmatts September Scraplift Challenge

Accepted and even encouraged throughout scrap booking communities, scrap lifting is the act of borrowing, or lifting, ideas and designs from somebody else's already created layout to use on your personal pages. As long as you're not submitting the layout for publication, claiming it as your own and accepting payment for it, it's okay to scrap lift for personal use. Common courtesy dictates that if you submit the page into an online member's gallery, that you give credit to the original artist and explicitly state that your page is a scrap lift of theirs. Many artists feel flattered when another scrapper duplicates their pages. Imitation is, after all, the highest form of flattery. Individual scrapbookers are part of a larger community that is always happy to provide inspiration and encouragement.

Believe it or not, it is also possible to scrap lift yourself. As you grow and learn more about the art of scrap booking you will inevitably begin to develop your personal style as well as discover new tips and tricks along the way. Look back at layouts you made a year ago and consider what you would do differently now to improve them. Using those new ideas, create a brand new page with more up to date photos.

So our September Challenge is to Scraplift a layout/card or OTP from the members gallery.

So the person whom i chose to Scraplift - who i am a big fan - Ebony van der Starre's layout called "Sunshine and Lollipops"

And is is my scraplift:

CB1026 Flowers 06

and a close up:

Thank you Ebony- i so enjoyed lifting your page..:)

To be eligible, your creation MUST also have Scrapmatts on it.

The prize will be a $25.00 Scrapmatts gift voucher.

Members need to upload their entry into the normal gallery and just call it 'September Challenge' and we will move it into an album.

Creations must be uploaded into the gallery by the end of the month.

Goodluck and happy scrapping from the Scrapmatts Team!!


Anne P said...

LOVE it Kylie. Awesome lift and fabulous LO.

Cathy said...

So LOVE your scraplift Kylie.. I can see you were wonderfully inspired by Ebony's creation, but have added your funky style to it!! Thanks for the fab challenge :))

Hannah said...

Great scraplift kylie, lovethe bright colours, mixture of papers and all of the flowers on your LO, such a fun feel to it :)

Jasmine S said...

Your lift looks fab and looks so much like your pages anyway. Love the kite and the pin wheels. Fab work.

Ali said...

Ah! I love a good lift and you've done Ebony proud Kylie, I love how you've put your own twist on it - fabbo LO :)


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