Some Scrapbook Page Stories are Best Told with a “Single and Pretty” Approach

Scrapbooker Ashley Calder says, “I scrapbook to recall and document moments, the little things that might normally be forgotten over time. Because it’s moments I want to remember, most often a single photo is enough to record that moment.” “Single & Pretty” is the newest class in the Get It Scrapped membership, and it’s a […]

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Make an Easy Two-Page Scrapbook Layout in 6 Steps

Use these 6 steps to quickly crop photos, select papers and arrange it all into a two-page scrapbook layout with a series of narrow portraits, a couple of supporting shots and generous journaling. 1. Choose 5 photos that can be cropped to narrow “portraits.” Crop them all to 3″ wide. Their heights can vary. Plan to […]

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Paper and Digital Techniques for Making Your Own Flat Geometric (Low Poly) Elements

Something we’re calling “flat geometry” is popular now in illustration, home decor, and print patterns. (Check out examples on our Pinterest Board of “Flat Geometry.”) In “flat geometric” works, the designs are rendered with geometric shapes on flat surfaces in a way that conveys depth and dimension. Color, value, and shape all combine to create the […]

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Ideas for Scrapbook Page Storytelling with Scallops

Add scallops to your scrapbook pages for visual appeal and storytelling support. Scallops are currently trending in fashion, appearing in a variety of shapes, textures, and styles.  Need ideas for scrapbook page storytelling with scallops? Read on. And find visual inspiration on our Pinterest Board of Scallops. Build a Christmas tree of scallops Audrey Tan says, “This […]

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Make Multi-Photo Scrapbook Pages With Silhouette Photo-Mat Cut Files

If you’ve got a Silhouette Electronic Die-Cutter, you have a new way to use scrapbook page “sketches.” Here’s an example of a full page die-cut mat made by Kim Watson for Fancy Pants.   Cut it from a paper that goes with your subject and fill the openings with photos and other page elements. See […]

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Start Your Next Scrapbook Page Here | Page Prompts No. 2

Welcome back to our monthly scrapbook page prompts series here at Get It Scrapped in which our team makes scrapbook pages from prompts that require certain products or approaches. Research suggests that limits can boost your creativity because they push you out of your comfort zone. Dr. Seuss wrote Green Eggs and Ham on a bet that […]

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Ideas for Making Christmas Pages with Your Holiday Scrapbooking Stash

Scrapbooking stash comes in a variety of forms, from the 500-pack of jewelry tags to the themed elements that accrue over the years. Take a look at how our creative team shares ideas for stash-busting those Christmas scrapbook supplies in your bins. Susanne Brauer says, “These are the annual group shots of our family gathering at Christmas. […]

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The Best Practices for Copic Marker Cleaning | Michelle Houghton on Mixed Media

Protect your marker investment with the best methods for Copic Marker Cleaning. I’ve found copic cleaning information shared online that is not totally accurate.  Here, I share the best way to clean copic markers, why these guidelines work, and how other techniques can damage your markers. The supplies to use for cleaning your Copic markers […]

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