June White Space Challenge

Discussion in 'June 2015 Challenges' started by ashleywb, May 28, 2015.

  1. ashleywb

    ashleywb Sand in my toes

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    Happy June, fellow scrappers! I am excited to bring you a new challenge this month - the white space challenge.

    According to Wikipedia, white space is the portion of the page left unmarked and an important element of design which allows the objects within the space to exist at all.

    White space doesn't actually have to be white. It is sometimes referred to as negative space. For a scrapper, white space might be any color of background paper or even a patterned paper that is simply unmarked by other embellishments.

    There are many ways to use white space on a layout, but for this challenge we will keep it simple and focus on margins.

    Your challenge is to create a layout with generous margins. Your composition should be located more or less in the center of the page with lots of white space to draw the eye in. I would like to see at least 2 - 3 inches of lovely, uncluttered space surrounding the elements of your page.

    I found this wonderful example by Jippo in the gallery. I particularly love it because her white space is patterned paper and so effective at drawing the eye directly to that gorgeous photo.

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    And here is my page, created for this challenge, with more literal "white" space. :)

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    I hope you have fun with the challenge. Can't wait to see your pages!


    And as always: Your page must contain at least 75% of Lilypad product. You should post your layout in this thread, as well as in the June Challenge Layouts thread so it can be tracked! And of course, your page should be posted in the Lilypad Gallery so we can leave lots of love!

    The Lilypad uses a percent system for our challenges; the number of challenges you participate in determines the store discount you will receive at the end of the month:

    2 challenges = 10% off
    4 challenges = 20% off
    6 challenges = 30% off

    If you complete all 7 challenges, you will receive a coupon for 30% off, plus you will be entered to win a guest spot on the Lilypad Creative Team! The first six challenges will be posted on the first of the month; the seventh challenge is the BYOC challenge, which is posted on BYOC release day. Each page counts for one challenge (you cannot use one layout for multiple challenges).
     
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  2. gybogi

    gybogi Giddiyup!

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    that is a challange for me! cant wait to start!

    mine:

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  3. Nemla

    Nemla Stretching my skill set

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    Now we are so happy, we do the dance of joy... :dancebun
     
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    bellbird Pollywog

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    ... or we rock in the corner in the foetal/fetal position
     
  5. ashleywb

    ashleywb Sand in my toes

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    Oh no! You can do this! :thumbsups …and next month, one of the new challenges may be more up your alley!
     
  6. KarenB

    KarenB I'm an outie, not an innie!

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    Love this challenge. Thank you
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  7. tw1717

    tw1717 Pretty in Pink

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    Here is mine...also, I couldn't find a white space challenge category in the Gallery.

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  8. tdjohnson67

    tdjohnson67 Member

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    I just could not do 'Center of Page'! Seems to go against my grain....LOL.

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  9. Ga_L

    Ga_L Well-Known Member

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    Great challenge, love white space. I'll come back with my page.
     
  10. MiekSter

    MiekSter We only regret the chances we didn't take

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    I made this page for this challenge
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  11. Cath_

    Cath_ In my polka dot dress and apron

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    zoomed in to much, but still can make out the parakeet living outside
     
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  12. MariSt

    MariSt Well-Known Member

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    Not hard to do! My favorite kind!
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  13. fanon

    fanon Well-Known Member

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    Love this challenge. My page :
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  14. jaye

    jaye My other car is a Zamboni!

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    here's mine for this month :)

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  15. ashleywb

    ashleywb Sand in my toes

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    New galleries are up now. :)
     
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