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Ideas for Scrapbook Page Storytelling with a “Photo Journalist” Style

Your best scrapbook pages will incorporate your visual style–your way of choosing and putting together pieces. These best pages of yours also reflect a storytelling style–your preference for certain kinds of stories and your way of telling them both visually and with words. In the Get It Scrapped Membership we have a Story Styles LookBook […]

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Video Blog | 3 Journaling Treatments That Add Texture and Dimension to Your Scrapbook Page

Texture is tactile. When you add texture and dimension to your scrapbook page, you engage the viewer’s sense of touch — another sense in addition to sight. In this video blog by Christy Strickler, We’ll see how using journaling treatments with texture will help you draw your viewer in on another level. Click here to […]

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Scrapbook Ideas for Using a Q + A Journaling Approach

A “question-and-answer” format is a quick and wonderfully character-revealing way to tell a scrapbook page story. Our creative team shows you their approach to designing with “Q&A” journaling on these pages.   Kristy T says, “In Australia, we recently celebrated Father’s Day and the kids often bring home colorings and questionnaires they completed at school. […]

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Scrapbook Page Design Choices Inspired by Board Games

Everyday items can be a great source of inspiration for your scrapbook pages–giving your ideas and plans for color, shape, motif, and layout. Today our team shares their pages inspired by board games. Take a look at what they’ve done, and then check out your own own board games, and see what ideas you get. […]

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Use a Known Phrase as Metaphor for Your Scrapbook Page Story

Known phrases are often metaphors that can represent your story: from “time flies” to “back in the saddle.” Our creative team uses not only the words in one of these metaphorical statements, they also visually illustrate this metaphor of this scrapbook page storytelling. Check it out and take away ideas for your own pages.   […]

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6 Ways to Create More Room for Journaling on Your Scrapbook Pages

Arranging photos, journaling, titlework and embellishments onto your canvas is one of the primary tasks of making a scrapbook page. That task gets tougher when you’ve got lots of journaling. Check out these six ways to make room for your journaling. 1. Use “newspaper-style” columns. Summer Fullerton says, “This layout is the story of my inability […]

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Scrapbooking With Intention

Start your page with an idea, or notion, or message. A story or an emotion. Something! Then resolve to convey this intention with all of your design and element choices. We’re pretty sure the scrapbook page storytelling will come more easily and you’ll be pleased with your outcome when you start this way. Our team […]

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