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Scrapbook Page Storytelling When Setting is Key

Some photos and scrapbook page stories are all about place. When setting is key to your story, extend it from the photos out onto the canvas with these scrapbooking ideas. And remember: the basic building blocks of written story–character, plot, and setting–can all be incorporated into scrapbook page storytelling. Vicki Hibbins says, “This layout shows my […]

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Visual Storytelling on Scrapbook Pages with Character, Setting, and Plot

Today we’re oomphing our scrapbook page storytelling by incorporating basic building blocks of the best written stories: character, setting, and plot. 1. Character: The characters are the subjects in your photos, the people you’re sending a message to, or telling a story about. You might even be the main character of your scrapbook page story. […]

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Ideas for Scrapbooking with Free Public Domain Images

Free public domain images make great embellishment pieces for telling your scrapbook page stories–especially when you choose them to complement your photos and other page elements. You can find public domain illustrations by searching Google or Pinterest. You can also get started right her on a Pinterest Board of images we’ve gathered. See scrapbook pages from our […]

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Ideas for Editing Your Poor-Quality Photos with Apps, Actions and Techniques

  The days of regretting a poor photo result are over. Software solutions make it easy to improve that under- or over-exposed, yellowed, or blurry shot. See how the Get It Scrapped Creative Team fixed up their poor photos and got them onto the scrapbook page.   Photoshop Elements Levels, Hue & Saturation, Brightness & […]

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Use Apps and Social Media for Pre-Scrapbook Storytelling | Get It Scrapped

Use Apps and Social Media for Pre-Scrapbook Storytelling

The story sharing and photo sharing you do on social media can provide a great resource for making scrapbook pages. It means you’ve already identified moments as share-worthy and found photos to represent those moments. You might even have edited and cropped the photos and written notes using apps and tools. All of this pre-scrapbook processing […]

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3 Scrapbook Page Stories You Can Tell with a Venn Diagram

Scrapbook page storytelling is visual storytelling, so why not turn to currently popular infographic design, including Venn diagrams, for inspiration? A Venn diagram lets you show logical relationships between the elements within sets via visual overlaps. You’re probably most familiar with a variation in which three circles overlap and each pair has a shared area while […]

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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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5 Photo Ideas for the Scrapbook Page

5 Photo Ideas for the Scrapbook Page

We frequently share ideas for getting your scrapbook photos on your scrapbook pages at Get It Scrapped. Here’s a closer look at five photo ideas for your scrapbook pages. Follow the links below to team members’ personal blogs and youtube channels where you can see extended technique, storytelling, and product details about layouts accompanying these photo […]

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