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Scrapbooking Ideas for Using and Making Printed Transparencies

  Printed transparencies offer the opportunity to layer image on image — to see through one pattern or image to another.  Our team has scrapbooking ideas for using premade transparencies and for making your own (both digital and paper).     hide personal journaling with flip-up printed transparencies Kiki Kougioumitzi says, “On this layout I’m admitting […]

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Scrapbooking Ideas for Using and Making Your Own Bokeh Prints

Below are scrapbooking ideas for using premade Bokeh prints on your layouts and how-tos for making your own Bokeh prints with copic ink, digital brushes, and photography. A popular photography goal in recent years is to achieve a successful Bokeh effect, in other words to take a photo in which out-of-focus points of light are rendered […]

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6 Creative Techniques for Scrapbooking with Plaid Patterned Paper | Get It Scrapped

6 Creative Techniques for Scrapbooking with Plaid Patterned Paper

Plaids, checks, and prints have been trending in fashion for the last couple of years, and designers continue to get creative with plaid designs and mixes in 2014. How creative can you get with plaid patterns on your scrapbook pages? We’ve got ideas for you to copy or use to jumpstart your own original designs.  […]

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Storytelling and Patterned Paper Mixing with Trellis Prints

There are some scrapbook page stories and patterned paper prints that naturally mix well with the trellis motif. We’ve got ideas for using them on scrapbook layouts here. The trellis print is an abstract motif based on geometrical shapes and can take several forms, echoing (and taking its name from) the supporting structure of interwoven pieces in […]

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Scrapbooking Ideas for Juvenile Print Patterns

Find scrapbooking ideas for using juvenile print patterns on your layouts. These prints are bright and fun, with whimsical styling and often featuring motifs like critters or trucks that resonate with young children. how our creative team used juvenile patterned papers on scrapbook pages here. Deborah Wagner says, “When we got home from vacation and had […]

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Ideas for Using Botanical Patterns on Scrapbook Layouts

Botanical and zoological prints have an old-fashioned look that fits well with many scrapbook layout subjects–and that just looks beautiful as you’ll see in the scrapbooking ideas here. Illustrations made for scientific purposes — botanical and zoological — have a beauty that merges with decorative goals, and you can find wallpaper, upholstery, and clothing featuring […]

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Scrapbook Page Challenge: Mix Plaid and Paisley Print Patterns

We challenged the GIS Creative Team to mix plaid and paisley patterns on a page. See how they made it work with an attention to color, scale, density and motif combinations. Take the challenge: Make a new paisley-and-plaid scrapbook page. Put it in our Community Gallery with “Paisley & Plaid Challanege” in the title by end-of-day Monday, […]

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