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Scrapbooking with quadrants

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Over all of this weekend, you’ve seen some of my favourite techniques and colours become challenges, so I had to include a quadrant challenge too! Backgrounds made of four patterns or colours are one of my absolute favourite ways to start a page. From there, you can choose just how simple you want to keep things, right up to adding the whole kit and caboodle for a detailed and layered project.

Consider yourself challenge to create a project (scrapbook page, card, tag, etc!) with a background made from four quadrants. They can be solid coloured or patterned – even shades of one colour for a monochromatic look!

Take a picture of your project and post it online, then add a link in the comments here. See this post for all the details and deadlines for this weekend.

One randomly selected entry will win a custom portrait (person or pet) as a Little Musing by SJ Dowsett. You will love her amazing drawings — she creates the cutest details about your personality in a picture. I love this picture she drew of me and frankly wish I could wear that little cartoon outfit every day when it gets cold!

Can’t wait to see what you build from your quadrant background!

xlovesx

15 August 2010



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23 Comments for Scrapbooking with quadrants

  1. Mary Bainbridge Says:

    I have done this one using a photo that was taken into the light in a room restricted by all that was around. A photo that should have been discarded. Instead I have made it sepia, lightened it and cut it down to just the essential focal point, and produced a layout that was surprisingly quick to do and I feel pleased with

    all elements of this LO are my own creation except the font of course which is the King & Queen font

  2. Scrapdolly Says:

    I struggled with this one a little, but got there in the end.
    This is my quadrant page

    Desert Lizard

  3. Sally Says:

    I created a bacakground using papers from an Owl Tree Studio digital kit and then made it hybrid here. It also uses squares.

  4. Kitty Scrapper Says:

    What a great prize, I have always wanted a musing of my own.

    My LO can be seen on my blog here.

    http://kittyscrapper-nancy.blogspot.com/2010/08/shimelle-crop-challenge-14-28-32.html

  5. Karen Says:

    an oldish photo but the papers worked so well eith it

    http://icouldbescrapbookinginstead.blogspot.com/2010/08/one-with-even-more-layouts-for-shimelle.html

  6. helen Says:

    My quadrants are in the middle of the page, hope that’s okay! third one down.

    http://nerllybird.typepad.com/

  7. Liz Says:

    I enjoyed this challenge- got to use a 6×6 paper pad I’ve been hanging on to. :)
    It’s the 2nd layout down.

    http://lizzylou.wordpress.com/2010/08/16/shimelles-august-cybercrop/

  8. SallyB Says:

    Cardmaking with quadrants! You got me started on my xmas cards Shimelle! Thanks for inspiration (as ever!)
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/43127267@N07/4897619200/

  9. Iara Says:

    here is mine: http://www.twopeasinabucket.com/gallery/member/259406-baersgarten/1655453-beach-time/?c=t

    love how it turned out, thanks for the inspiration!

  10. Lynetta Says:

    Feel this is a cheeky one for this challenge, but hey it’s another page done in my album :-)
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/43323531@N05/4897971287/

    Lynetta

  11. Daphne Says:

    Lords & Masters

  12. Torry Schellhorn Says:

    Kind of ran out of steam with this one. But really liked the colours. And that’s me done with the challenges :)

    http://www.twopeasinabucket.com/gallery/member/423923-tschellhorn/1655542-shimelle-weekend-crop-scrapbooking-w-quadrants/?c=t

  13. Carolyn Phillips Says:

    I used a quadrant patterned paper, hope that’s not cheating. It is the last in this post and called First Day.
    http://messmuddleandfun.blogspot.com/2010/08/summer-crop-scrapbooking.html

  14. Julie Says:

    My quadrant page is here:
    http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1612112877#!/photo.php?pid=1216726&id=1612112877&ref=fbx_album
    I wasn’t too sure about it, but it’s growing on me.

  15. luluuk Says:

  16. HilaryB Says:

    Sunglasses needed for this one! The story (written on the tag book) is why 3 crazy women were hanging around a bridge over the M6, in broad daylight, wearing very odd disguises. (We were geocaching!) I was determined to go bright with this and I think I succeeded.
    http://i112.photobucket.com/albums/n174/tigerlady_dragonqueen/crazy.jpg

  17. CoCo Says:

    I have to say I found this one v. tricky cos I always use patterned paper and thought it would be too fusy…but it’s my favourite LO I made all weekend! THanks for the inspiration Shimelle!

    http://galwaygirl-scrapping.blogspot.com/2010/08/another-weekend-of-craftyness.html

  18. Hannah Says:

    * http://miniaturediamonds.blogspot.com/2010/08/shimelles-online-crop-scrapbooking.html *

  19. Bethan Says:

    Another new idea for a LO

  20. ConnieC Says:

    Here’s my page with quadrants.
    Mert’s

  21. Teresa Says:

    Thanks so much for this challenge, Shimelle! Another page I love in the books!

    I Love This

  22. abbeyviolet Says:

    I really wanted to do the quadrant challenge last time, but didn’t get to it. Here is my take this time!

  23. Maya Says:

    That was a quick layout! Thanks for the inspiration!

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