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How Solid Design Skills Make Scrapbooking Easier: Contrast

The design principle of contrast tells us that there should be obvious visual differences between the elements on your page. What’s more, contrasts will draw the viewer’s eye and add interest and variety. Check out a short video lesson on contrast below and then see how our Creative Team incorporated contrast into their own pages. This video lesson […]

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Scrapbook Ideas for Top-Heavy Designs

The latest Get It Scrapped Membership class–Scrapbook Coach #21–includes four video lessons walking students through the making of four “top heavy” designs. A “top heavy” design uses elements with substantial visual weight at the top of the canvas–something that doesn’t seem intuitive for getting balance. There are, though, ways to support a top-heavy design, and our […]

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Digital Techniques for Lighting Up Your Layouts to Create Dimension | Get It Scrapped

Digital Techniques for Lighting Up Your Layouts to Create Dimension

This lesson from Jana Morton first appeared as a part of the membership class “Texture & Dimension.” For that class and over 60 more, join us. by Jana Morton As a photographer, I am very conscious of light. I am always trying to figure out my best position to capture an event based on where light […]

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Lynnette Penacho Shares 5 Ways to Use Shapes to Start Your Scrapbook Page Designs

Lynnette Penacho Shares 5 Ways to Use Shapes to Start Your Scrapbook Page Designs

This lesson from Lynnette Penacho first appeared as a part of the membership class “Canvas.” For that class and over 60 more, join us. by Lynnette Penacho When it comes to building the foundations of my digital scrapbooking layouts, I’m a HUGE fan of shapes. My shape tool is by far my most favorite in […]

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Two-Page Scrapbook Ideas for Designing with Contrasting Backgrounds

Scrapbooking ideas for making two-page layouts in fresh and efficient ways are presented expansively in the Get It Scrapped Membership class “Loving the Double Wide.” One of the many approaches shared was by Kim Watson who often makes her two-pagers with very different background papers on each side. It’s a fun design challenge and a way […]

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