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Video Blog | 8 Voices To Capture in Scrapbook Journaling and Titles

Write scrapbook journaling or titles that capture a subject’s voice for rich and appealing storytelling. In Christy Strickler‘s video version of this Get It Scrapped blog post, we’ll see several scrapbooking ideas for getting voice onto your layouts from our Creative Team. Click here to see the original blog post with detailed designer notes.

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Create a horizontal band with paint and leftover paper strips

Dina Wakley‘s simple yet vibrant page, “Happy Boy” is built on a horizontal band foundation of paint and leftover paper strips. Follow the eight-step formula below and make your own easy scrapbook page based on the techniques Dina used.   How to make this layout  Start with a heavy, solid cardstock. Spread an acrylic paint […]

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Mix Textures on Your Scrapbook Page Using Inspiration from Home Interiors

Texture refers to the surface characteristics of a material. Is it rough or smooth? Plush or gritty? Texture is a powerful art element because it can quickly evoke memories and emotions. Here, our team took inspiration from home interiors and incorporated a generous mix of contrasting textures for strong visual and emotional impact. Check out their […]

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Ideas for Scrapbook Page Storytelling with Maps

Infographics combine images and figures and limited text to efficiently convey information- -and even tell stories–in today’s informationpacked world. We’ve shared many graphic approaches to visual storytelling here–like Venn diagrams, pie charts, infographics, and timelines. Today we’ve got ideas for using maps.  Sue Althouse says, “This page is the introductory layout of our recent trip […]

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Video Blog | Ideas & Techniques for Adding Trendy Contour Lines to Your Scrapbook Page

Contour lines represent elevations on a topographical map. This trend emerged after winter 2014 CHA. In Christy Strickler‘s video version of this Get It Scrapped blog post, our creative team shared scrapbook pages that incorporate this wonderfully organic and representational motif. Click here to see the original blog post with detailed designer notes.  

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Scrapbook Ideas for “Do-It-Yourself” Products

When you make your own scrapbook page embellishments or other elements you personalize your layout homemade appeal. Our team’s pages here each have “handmade” pieces–though you should note that for digital scrapbookers the DIY work is done with digital tools.  Check them out! Celeste Smith says, “This page is about my son participating in his final […]

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How to Make Easy Scrapbook Pages: Create a blocked design with a not-so-linear feel.

Doris Sander has softened the linear feel of this simple blocked design by staggering her photo and patterned paper blocks slightly and by using flowing text to create additional blocks on her page. To make your own easy scrapbook page inspired by Doris’, follow the eight simple steps laid out below.   How to make this layout […]

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