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Ideas for Scrapbook Page Storytelling with A Fairy Tale Style

Even as technology advances change our daily lives, the appeal of Fairy Tales grows. See this influence in fashion, and in the continued line up of fairy tale stories at the theater. Try using color, motif, and styling inspired by fairy tales to give your next scrapbook page fairy-tale charm. Marie Pierre Capistran says, ” This page […]

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

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 illusion of dimension. This trend is popular now in illustration, home decor, and print patterns. Below see a video version of a Get It Scrapped blog post […]

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Video Blog | Ideas for Scrapbook Page Storytelling with the Family Tree Motif

The family tree motif has been used to represent lineage since the  biblical Book of Isaiah. Today this motif endures both for practical and decorative use. Below see a video version of a Get It Scrapped blog post filled with ideas for using the family tree motif on your scrapbook pages. Click here to see the original blog […]

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Ideas for Scrapbook Page Storytelling with the Family Tree Motif

The family tree motif has been used to represent lineage since the  biblical Book of Isaiah used it to detail Christ’s ancestors originating from Jesse of Bethlehem. Visual depictions of this Tree of Jesse can be seen rendered on stained windows, carvings, and illuminated manuscripts. Today this motif endures both for practical and decorative use. The tree, its […]

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5 Motif Ideas for the Scrapbook Page

We frequently share scrapbooking ideas about the use of patterns and motifs at Get It Scrapped. Here’s a closer look at five recent motif articles. 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 motif articles.   1. Scrapbook Page […]

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Scrapbook Page Inspiration and Storytelling Ideas from an Unexpected Motif: Wing Detail | Get It Scrapped

Scrapbook Page Inspiration and Storytelling Ideas from an Unexpected Motif: Wing Detail

Scrapbook page inspiration can come from many sources including both nature and art. For this piece, our team is taking inspiration from something that occurs readily in both stylized and natural forms: wing detail (see our pinboard). What’s more this motif is something that can trigger meaning both from its concrete connections (think: butterflies in […]

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Scrapbook Page Techniques for Linocut Looks

Get the look of hand-crafted art with scrapbook page techniques for linocut looks. Linocut refers to a printing technique in which a design is cut from linoleum and then inked and pressed to the page. The Get It Scrapped Creative Team took inspiration from this collection of linocuts on Pinterest and then took their own […]

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Scrapbook Page Storytelling with the Modern Nautical Style

Modern nautical styling is trendy and perfect for summer, beach and water-themed scrapbook page storytelling. Nautical styling is a timeless look. Today, though, a nautical look doesn’t mean including red, white and blue. Rather, the “modern nautical” trend uses color, pattern, motif, and texture evocative of water and the beach. Take a look at the modern […]

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