Our newest class tackles TWO-PAGERS and we’re giving members two free related mini-classes through May 16. Scrapbooking Events and Travel is often done on two pagers. Top designers share their go-to techniques and no-fail touchpoints.
Working with threes is a great way to make a solid looking design — and to make it efficiently. They eye likes things that come in threes. When you work with 3 items, you have the options for both symmetrical arrangements and asymmetrical. Line ’em up and you’ve got symmetry — pull two of them […]
by Anna Aspnes This lesson originally appeared in the Get It Scrapped Membership class Tension. Click here to get all the lessons on this topic with an all access pass. Visual balance, focal point emphasis, and flow are all important to a successful visual design. They contribute to the magic of a clever layout. Incorporation of […]
Your best scrapbook pages reflect a visual storytelling style–your preference for certain kinds of stories and your way of telling them both visually and with words. We defined and illustrated 10 different story styles in the Story Styles LookBook that’s a part of the Get It Scrapped membership. One of those styles is the Compositional Story […]
Big dots are trendy. Especially big dots rendered in fun ways with a variety of mixed media supplies. Here’s the video version of an earlier blog post in which the Get It Scrapped Creative Team took the challenge to make their own “big-dot” patterns. There are great silhouette, copic, digital and gold-foil techiques on these […]
There are several layout configurations of combined elements that scrapbookers use again and again when making scrapbook pages (blocked, clustered, shelf, cross, band and more). These foundations are used again and again because they work well for housing the most frequently encountered combinations of elements (1 to 5 photos with title and journaling) and they consistently yield well-designed pages. We’ve covered many […]
Here’s a video version of a past favorite blog post: When setting is key to your story, extend it from the photos out onto the canvas with these scrapbooking ideas. Click here to see the original blog post with written designer notes.
by Doris Sander When I first began scrapbooking, about ten years ago, scrapbooking heritage photos was done with shades of brown. Any touches of color that were added were treated with a wash of walnut ink to give them a brown tint. As I’ve grown to love both scrapbooking and telling the stories of my past, […]
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 […]
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 […]