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Scrapbooking Ideas Inspired by Blurred Backgrounds in Web and Graphic Design

  Blurred background are currently trendy in web and graphic design. She how our team has used this inspiration for their scrapbook pages. As you look at these pages, think about what stories you have to tell that would benefit from a blurred foundational piece. Kelly Prang says, “I struggle with extreme nearsightedness and have […]

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Scrapbooking Ideas for Photo Backgrounds and Foundations

Standout photos deserve a standout scrapbook layout treatment. Try these scrapbooking ideas for using oversized photos as the first foundational element on your page, layering journaling, titlework, embellishments, and even photos on top of your favorite enlargement. let your photo be your canvas Terry Billman says, “We don’t get to see our granddaughter Cami very often […]

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Blurring the line between photo and canvas adds design oomph to your scrapbook pages

by Debbie Hodge Memory keeping is about preserving and presenting photos in ways that tell your stories. When you can do that clearly and with appeal you’ve got a page to love. Challenge yourself to tell a story by blurring the line between where the photo ends and canvas begins. Here are 5 ways to […]

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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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