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Paper and Digital Techniques for Making Your Own Flat Geometric (Low Poly) Elements

Something we’re calling “flat geometry” is popular now in illustration, home decor, and print patterns. (Check out examples on our Pinterest Board of “Flat Geometry.”) In “flat geometric” works, the designs are rendered with geometric shapes on flat surfaces in a way that conveys depth and dimension. Color, value, and shape all combine to create the […]

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Ideas for Scrapbook Page Storytelling with Scallops

Add scallops to your scrapbook pages for visual appeal and storytelling support. Scallops are currently trending in fashion, appearing in a variety of shapes, textures, and styles.  Need ideas for scrapbook page storytelling with scallops? Read on. And find visual inspiration on our Pinterest Board of Scallops. Build a Christmas tree of scallops Audrey Tan says, “This […]

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Make Multi-Photo Scrapbook Pages With Silhouette Photo-Mat Cut Files

If you’ve got a Silhouette Electronic Die-Cutter, you have a new way to use scrapbook page “sketches.” Here’s an example of a full page die-cut mat made by Kim Watson for Fancy Pants.   Cut it from a paper that goes with your subject and fill the openings with photos and other page elements. See […]

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Start Your Next Scrapbook Page Here | Page Prompts No. 2

Welcome back to our monthly scrapbook page prompts series here at Get It Scrapped in which our team makes scrapbook pages from prompts that require certain products or approaches. Research suggests that limits can boost your creativity because they push you out of your comfort zone. Dr. Seuss wrote Green Eggs and Ham on a bet that […]

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Ideas for Making Christmas Pages with Your Holiday Scrapbooking Stash

Scrapbooking stash comes in a variety of forms, from the 500-pack of jewelry tags to the themed elements that accrue over the years. Take a look at how our creative team shares ideas for stash-busting those Christmas scrapbook supplies in your bins. Susanne Brauer says, “These are the annual group shots of our family gathering at Christmas. […]

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Ideas for Scrapbook Page Storytelling with the Family Tree Motif

The family tree motif has been used to represent lineage since the  biblical Book of Isaiah used it to detail Christ’s ancestors originating from Jesse of Bethlehem. Visual depictions of this Tree of Jesse can be seen rendered on stained windows, carvings, and illuminated manuscripts. Today this motif endures both for practical and decorative use. The tree, its […]

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On-Trend Scrapbooking Ideas for Making Your Own Big-Dot Pattern

Big dots are trendy. Especially big dots rendered in fun ways with a variety of mixed media supplies. The Get It Scrapped Creative Team took the challenge to make their own “big-dot” patterns here and share their scrapbooking ideas with you. make a big-dot pattern with Silhouette-cut drawn circles Sue Althouse says, “This page is about […]

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