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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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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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5 Fun Ways to Use Paint and Ink as a Scrapbook Page Foundation | Get It Scrapped

Dina Wakley Shares 5 Fun Ways to Use Paint and Ink as a Scrapbook Page Foundation

This lesson from Dina Wakley first appeared as a part of the membership class “Canvas.” For that class and over 60 more, join us. by Dina Wakley Often before I even reach for patterned paper or photographs, I start a layout with acrylic paint or spray ink. Paint and ink are imperfect mediums…but they are oh, […]

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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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