Archive | Patterned Paper

Let Patterned Paper and Color Decide Your Scrapbook Page Story

If you’re a patterned paper lover, surely you’ve got a stash of papers calling to you. Challenge yourself to shake up your scrapbooking page storytelling process by starting with a patterned paper and color before your photos or story. It will give you a chance to play with new techniques and products and yield unexpected […]

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Ideas for Scrapbook Page Patterned Papers: Use Large-Scale Geometric Print Backgrounds

Making scrapbook pages with patterned paper backgrounds isn’t something new–but the trendiness of large-scale geometric prints presented our team with a fun challenge: make a scrapbook page with a large-scale geometric print in a way that enhances the story you’re telling. See what we’ve done with oversize dots, stripes, chevrons, bursts, and triangles/diagonally split pages. […]

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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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