Archive | Patterned Paper

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12 Ideas for Using Patterned Paper Strips on your Scrapbook Pages

By Doris Sander Patterned Paper is a beautiful, versatile, and inexpensive scrapbook product. One of my favorite ways to work with it is to cut or tear the paper in strips.  Once you see how many looks can be achieved with them, you’ll understand why working with strips never grows old. An added bonus is that […]

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6 Tips for Using Patterned Paper Backgrounds on your Scrapbook Pages

by Debbie Hodge I love using patterned papers — especially for backgrounds. However, it’s often a little tricky making sure the photos aren’t overwhelmed by the paper. As long as you employ some basic design principles you should be all set. Try the following approaches. 1) be generous Text patterns are back, and Jennifer Wilson […]

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Ideas for Scrapbooking with Patterned Paper: Dots and Stripes

by Debbie Hodge When I first started scrapbooking and shopping for patterned papers, I gravitated to eye-catching patterns with motifs like flourishes, stars, paisleys, and florals. The dots and stripes weren’t as interesting to me. I didn’t see why I needed them, and I rarely bought them unless they were on the back of double-sided […]

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