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Scrapbook Ideas for Making Your Own Geometric Mashup Patterns

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 […]

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Video Blog | Ideas for Scrapbooking Beach Photos

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 […]

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Video Blog | Ideas for Scrapbooking Graduations and Milestone Ceremonies

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.

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Mix Textures on Your Scrapbook Page Using Inspiration from Home Interiors

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 […]

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Ideas for Scrapbook Page Storytelling with Maps

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 […]

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Video Blog | Ideas & Techniques for Adding Trendy Contour Lines to Your Scrapbook Page

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.  

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