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Scrapbooking Ideas Inspired by Kim Watson’s Layouts | Get It Scrapped

Scrapbooking Ideas Inspired by Kim Watson’s Layouts

Studying scrapbook pages by others is a great way to get scrapbooking ideas for growing your own style. In this “study” look at how a scrapbooker has used product and design principles and how she’s handled the 5 parts of a scrapbook page (canvas, photos, title, journaling, embellishments). Our creative team studied pages by Kim Watson and made their own pages incorporating […]

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Write a Six Word Memoir or Life Story for Scrapbook Page Journaling

Write a Six Word Memoir or Life Story for Scrapbook Page Journaling

Can a life story be distilled to six words? That’s a challenge supposedly posed to Earnest Hemmingway that yielded this “flash fiction:” “For Sale: Baby Shoes. Never Worn.” Smith College launched a project and a website for the sharing of six-word memoirs, and we’ve asked members of the Creative Team to show you theirs (memoirs […]

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Scrapbook Design Ideas for Two-Page Layouts with Cluster Foundations | Get It Scrapped

Scrapbook Design Ideas for Two-Page Layouts with Cluster Foundations

The cluster foundation is one of several layout configurations scrapbookers use again and again when making scrapbook page designs. We’ve shared ideas for single page layouts using the cluster foundation (Seev Scrapbook Page Starter: Use A Multi-Cluster Foundation and Scrapbook Page Composition: Arrange Your Elements in a Free-Form Cluster). You can even get four step-by-step video lessons for working with the cluster […]

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Visual Storytelling

It’s not a story until it’s been told If you’re like me, there are people in your life who are growing up, moving forward, and even aging. YOU are growing up, moving forward, and aging, too, through a series of small and big events, from elementary school graduation to work and deepening friendships, successes and […]

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Add Layers Behind Cutaways to Strengthen Scrapbook Page Storytelling

Layering is a great tool for scrapbook page storytelling, and it takes on a new power when we see the elements below through a cutway (or negative space). Make the most of that opportunity and layer something behind your cutaway that supports your story and strengthens your page design. cut organic waves from an ocean […]

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This Memory Keeper’s Life Podcast 025 | Sue Althouse

Sue Althouse talks about setting up a new scrapbooking workspace, shopping for paper scrapbooking supplies and empty-nest scrapooking. Sue Althouse | website Download or open in new window (right + click). Links:  Sue’s YouTube videos Sue’s website Sue’s class on process: Perfect Your Scrapbook Process Sue’s class on patterned paper: Master Your Patterned Paper  

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