Wednesday, 18 January 2017

WOYWW - #398

Linking in with our hostess Julia at: WOYWW
 
This weekend I was working on a scraplift layout from Ruth


While Ruth's layout was Christmas themed, I really liked the use of papers & the placement of photos.  I had the perfect set of photos of the fur girls' adventure in a cardboard box & oh do I have a stash of the perfect paper ...


stages of the process

I spend quite a lot of time arranging & rearranging.  One of the things I did in the end was to round all the corners of the paper & photos & I like that look.  One thing I would change if I was to re-do this page, would be to use a grey background sheet rather than white, but I am going to call this layout done in Wabi-Sabi style.  And as my dear & admired scrapping blog friends, Sian & Alexa call it; a Japanese notion of impermanence & imperfection, that nothing lasts forever, nothing can be finished ...


The finished, or is it .... 2 page layout

And I believe that the best learning process of any kind of craft is just to look at the work of others. Wole Soyinka
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And I believe the best learning process of any kind of craft is just look to the work of others ... Wole Soyinka

18 comments:

  1. A fun double layout of the cats .
    Happy woyww Jill #24

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  2. That works really well, having the dark strip down the middle behind the photos like that. And your furry friends are very cute ...

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  3. I'm flattered to have been scraplifted, thank you! The black, white and red works really well together.

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  4. Hi Mary-Lou, love the pictures of your fur babies. They are beautiful cats. I like the idea of something never being finished, it's a case of knowing when to stop, even though you could go on. Have a lovely week, Hugs, Shaz #5 XxX

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  5. Great photos of the fur babies! I love the pop of red you added to the layout; black, red, and white is one of my favorite combinations! I think most of my scrapbooking would fall into the Wabi-Sabi category, and that final quote surely describes much of my learning in scrapbooking, card making, and cooking!

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  6. Great layout hun. Happy WOYWW! Sez X #42

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  7. Wonderful page! Those rascally kitties are having so much fun! Thanks for sharing, Lindart #47

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  8. It's a really pretty layout. I like the red letters - really makes it pop. Also love the little cat on the top of the page.

    Happy WOYWW
    Sharon K #37

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  9. I loved Ruth's original and I love how yours has turned out too. You are inspiring me to think about making a double pager

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  10. what a great layout! Helen #2

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  11. Awww love your furbabies.. and what a great make to show them off :)


    Have a lovely week x
    Erika (#6)

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  12. Awh they are lovely and such pretty paper to show them off. Tracy #12

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  13. This turned out perfect! I really liked those layouts Ruth shared with the photos lined up across two pages, too - great idea to scraplift it!

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  14. Oh it's turned out beautifully

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  15. I love the layout...

    Please visit: http://from-a-girls-mind.blogspot.com

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  16. Love that touch of red as well!
    I too practice that philosophy when I "create" something ;-)
    Greetings from Chicago~

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  17. Your layout is adorable!!
    That cat embellishment poking its head out is so cute.
    I have also been scrapbooking lately :)

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  18. awesome layouts! I have a bunch of layouts finished and a bunch of photos printed off that I need to get put together. Sorry I am so late getting around but...I made it!!! Have a great week and thanks for stopping by my desk earlier! Vickie #54

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