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Scrapbook Page Design Embellishing with a Visual Triangle and Visual Hierarchy

Embellishing scrapbook pages with a strong visual triangle is good because it moves the viewer’s eye through your page. While you can add eye-catching complexity with the skilled use of multiple visual triangles, a clean and straight-forward approach also yields stand-out designs. Did you know that when you work with a visual triangle it’s important […]

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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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Ideas for Composing Within the Negative Space of Your Die Cuts | Get It Scrapped

Ideas for Composing Within the Negative Space of Your Die Cuts

Cutouts are trendy, and that negative space they make provides a perfect home for eye-catching elements. What can you do within that negative space created by a cutout? Here are a few ideas for you ranging from using that space to house basic scrapbook page elements like journaling and photos to getting clever with layers, […]

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Ideas for Scrapbook Page Storytelling with Full-Width and Full-Height Photos

The full-width and full-height photo sizes is a great format for scrapbook page storytelling. The popularity of “Pocket Page” and “Project Life” scrapbooking has gotten scrapbookers working certain photo sizes over and over. First it was the 3″x4″ format. More recently, the 6″ x 12″ pocket size has gotten us working “full-height” and “full-width” photo formats. […]

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9 Ideas for Using Scrapbook Page Templates and Sketches in Ways that Make Them Your Own

Using scrapbook page templates and sketches is a great way to get pages made. The Get It Scrapped membership now includes an always-growing library of 70+ sketches and layered templates. An all-access pass gets you all of them. A sketch/template doesn’t have to lock you into a design, though. The Get It Scrapped Creative Team […]

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Scrapbook Design Ideas for Two-Page Layouts with Grid Foundations

Scrapbook Design Ideas for Two-Page Layouts with Grid Foundations

The grid foundation is one of several layout configurations scrapbookers use again and again when making scrapbook page designs. We’ve shared ideas for single page layouts using the grid foundation. Here, we’ve got ideas for putting those foundations to work on two-pagers. define a grid with stitching lines Devra Hunt says, “This is a week-in-review of some […]

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Scrapbook Design Ideas for Two-Page Layouts with the Cross and Bracket Foundations

There are several layout configurations of combined elements that scrapbookers use again and again when making scrapbook pages. We frequently share ideas for single page layouts using these foundations. Here, though, we’ve got ideas for putting those foundations to work on two-pagers. Bracket. With the “L” or bracket composition, horizontal and vertical arms meet to create a […]

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