Combining geometric patterns–making a mashup of the style–is currently trendy for surface pattern design. Take a look a examples we’ve collected on Pinterest here, and let them inspire and instruct you in making your own mashups. Take a look, also, at how our Creative Team makes their own geometric mashups on the scrapbook page. Gretchen […]
Scrapbooking a beach outing? While it’s nice to have a themed scrapbook kit, it isn’t always necessary. In this video blog by Christy Strickler, we’ll explore a variety of layouts which share tips and ideas for using color, product, photo cropping and layout design to enhance your beach adventures. Click here to see the original […]
charm: the power or quality of pleasing or delighting. While browsing through scrapbook pages, you will see something that makes you pause with admiration or just delight It could be blue toenails in a photo, random swirls of white paint, or a hand drawn cat perched on a title that makes you stop and look […]
What do you do when you don’t have the right scrapbook page elements to illustrate your story? Tweak the products you do have so that they are better supports! The Get It Scrapped Creative team shows you how they’ve modifed scrapbook products for their own photos and stories. Deborah Wagner says, “We had many […]
Camping is a popular summer vacation activity for some of us. In Christy Strickler’s video version of this Get It Scrapped blog post, we take a look at for sharing your own stories about camping. Click here to see the original blog post with detailed designer notes.
Geometric-styled fonts are trendy, but they aren’t always easy to use within a design. The Get It Scrapped Creative Team shares approaches for getting striking looks with these type treatments and shares their best tips for working with them here. Kristy T says, “This page documents the graduation of my son to a bigger bike […]
It’s the season for moving up, moving on, and ceremonies celebrating accomplishments and new starts. In Christy Strickler‘s video version of this Get It Scrapped blog post, we’ll explore ideas for making pages that celebrate the achievement of milestones in life. Click here to see the original blog post with detailed designer notes.
Texture refers to the surface characteristics of a material. Is it rough or smooth? Plush or gritty? Texture is a powerful art element because it can quickly evoke memories and emotions. Here, our team took inspiration from home interiors and incorporated a generous mix of contrasting textures for strong visual and emotional impact. Check out their […]
Infographics combine images and figures and limited text to efficiently convey information- -and even tell stories–in today’s informationpacked world. We’ve shared many graphic approaches to visual storytelling here–like Venn diagrams, pie charts, infographics, and timelines. Today we’ve got ideas for using maps. Sue Althouse says, “This page is the introductory layout of our recent trip […]
Contour lines represent elevations on a topographical map. This trend emerged after winter 2014 CHA. In Christy Strickler‘s video version of this Get It Scrapped blog post, our creative team shared scrapbook pages that incorporate this wonderfully organic and representational motif. Click here to see the original blog post with detailed designer notes.