Welcome! I'm Melissa Gross, a dynamic and interactive teacher and speaker called to lead and encourage Christian women in their walk with the Lord through classes, workshops and retreats incorporating Bible study, devotionals, illustrated Bible journaling, paper crafting and mixed media projects that merge faith and art bringing God’s Word to life so you can find renewed excitement to dive into the Word, use your creative gifts, and apply the Truth as you draw closer to the Lord and serve Him in your everyday life. This site is where I share my everyday adventures, Bible Journaling pages, scrapbook layouts, handmade cards, and other crafty projects, as well as information on my upcoming workshops and events. I also post photos, ramble about books I'm reading, stuff I'm organizing, and other FUN bits & pieces of my wonderful life.

Friday, October 17, 2014

Scraplifting Weekend 3

It's getting late here in Texas, but I'm still up because I'm having so much FUN scraplifting layouts from some of my favorite bloggers.

Susanne is a fantastic scrapbooker and master forger . . . no, she's not forging signatures or making counterfeit money! As part of the Counterfeit Kit Challenge team, she creates her own kits using items from her stash and Kit Clubs as inspiration. Susanne's always up for a challenge, and I chose this recent layout based on a Get It Scrapped challenge as inspiration for another layout that will go in the Reflections section of our 10th Anniversary Cruise album.

My favorite part of Susanne's layout is the repeated dress stamp in a rainbow of colors, however I decided the photo I chose to scrap would work best with a border stamped with white ink on black cardstock.

I thumbed through my small red embellishments drawer and added an embellishment cluster along the top left of the layout.

I didn't include journaling on my layout, but I did add a pre-printed strip underneath my photo to mimic the date & place strips on Susanne's page.

And once again, I have a layout that barely resembles the original, but contains most of the design elements.

Thanks for the inspiration Susanne!

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Becky said...

What a FUN layout and a great scrap lift too!

Karen said...

I'm catching up here, and enjoying your scrap lifting layouts; this one is my favorite so far!

Susanne said...

Oh thanks for the shout-out. I love the stamping you've done on your page - adds a very festive touch that makes a statement. Kudos.