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Write a Six Word Memoir or Life Story for Scrapbook Page Journaling

Write a Six Word Memoir or Life Story for Scrapbook Page Journaling

Can a life story be distilled to six words? That’s a challenge supposedly posed to Earnest Hemmingway that yielded this “flash fiction:” “For Sale: Baby Shoes. Never Worn.” Smith College launched a project and a website for the sharing of six-word memoirs, and we’ve asked members of the Creative Team to show you theirs (memoirs […]

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5 Photo Ideas for the Scrapbook Page

5 Photo Ideas for the Scrapbook Page

We frequently share ideas for getting your scrapbook photos on your scrapbook pages at Get It Scrapped. Here’s a closer look at five photo ideas for your scrapbook pages. Follow the links below to team members’ personal blogs and youtube channels where you can see extended technique, storytelling, and product details about layouts accompanying these photo […]

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Ideas for Scrapbook Page Storytelling with Badges | Get It Scrapped

Ideas for Scrapbook Page Storytelling with Badges

Badges tell a story visually, and that makes them great for embellishing scrapbook pages and scrapbook page storytelling. While a police badge looks a whole lot different from a Girl Scout badge, the two are both small accessories that represent and convey information. See how our Creative Team used badges on their scrapbook pages (and take a […]

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Ideas for Scrapbook Page Storytelling with Photos of Bugs and Critters

It’s never too late to give your photos stories, and here we’ve got ideas for scrapbook page storytelling with those photos of bugs and critters in your archives. The Give Your Photos Stories podcast invites 2 or 3 guests to find a photo in their personal archives on a specific topic — and then tell […]

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Ideas for Scrapbook Page Storytelling with Retro Tech Motifs

“Retro tech” motifs, images of the technologies of our past, make great complements to scrapbook page storytelling, both for the nostalgic feelings they trigger and for their representation of story. Because technology changes so rapidly, items now considered dated and even quaint might have been an exciting life-changer for you just a few years ago. […]

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Ideas for Scrapbook Page Storytelling with Trendy Brush Script Elements

A recent trend in print, fashion, and decor is to use ink and brushstrokes to create bold typography that’s a prominent part of a design. For your scrapbook page storytelling you can use it to draw attention, tell your story, and–as Amy Kingsford suggests–”date stamp” your page with a current trend. We’ve collected brush script […]

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Scrapbook Page Storytelling with Cut-Paper Collage

Scrapbook Page Storytelling with Cut-Paper Collage

Scrapbook page storytelling that’s done with a mix of both the obvious and the hinted-at engages the viewer or reader at a deeper level. On these pages we have scrapbooking ideas for supporting the clearly explained parts of a story with cut-paper collage.  Carrie Arick says, “This page is about my reputation as a (crazy) cat […]

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