Archive | Layout Design

Ideas for “Bookending” Your Two-Page Scrapbook Layout Designs

In the recent GIS membership class Loving the Double Wide we saw several of our contributing teachers “bracketing” their two-page compositions. Specifically, they used elements at far left and far right of the two-page spread like bookends to contain and even ground the grouping. Our Creative Team uses ideas shared in that class on their two-pagers […]

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5 Ways Wilna Furstenberg Uses Patterned Paper to Embellish Scrapbook Pages

5 Ways Wilna Furstenberg Uses Patterned Paper to Embellish Scrapbook Pages

Wilna Furstenberg shares 5 ways to embellish scrapbook pages with patterned paper in this lesson that originally appeared in the Get It Scrapped Membership class “Patterned Paper.” Click here to get all the lessons on this topic with an all access pass. by Wilna Furstenberg Looking through my scrapbook pages, I realized I rarely use […]

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Design Principles at Work on Artsy Digital Scrapbook Pages

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 […]

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Scrapbooking Ideas for Visual Storytelling with the Compositional Story Style

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 […]

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Video Blog | Scrapbooking Ideas for Making Your Own Big-Dot Pattern

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 […]

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