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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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Scrapbook Ideas for “Do-It-Yourself” Products

When you make your own scrapbook page embellishments or other elements you personalize your layout homemade appeal. Our team’s pages here each have “handmade” pieces–though you should note that for digital scrapbookers the DIY work is done with digital tools.  Check them out! Celeste Smith says, “This page is about my son participating in his final […]

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Video Blog | Ideas for Including Trendy “Easter Eggs” into Your Scrapbook Page Storytelling

Incorporating nods to current trends in your scrapbook page storytelling is a great way to incorporate “the times” into your memory keeping. Celebrity happenings and fads spread faster than ever in our socially-connected lives now. Such nods or inside jokes are referred to as “Easter eggs” and have been intentionally incorporated into computer programs, video games, movies, […]

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Video Blog | Scrapbooking Ideas Inspired by Crossed and “X” Logo Designs

Logo designs can be a source of scrapbooking ideas and inspiration and the “X” or crossed design logo has been particularly popular as of late. In Christy Strickler‘s video version of a Get It Scrapped blog post our team rocks inspiration from this “X” or crossed logo trend – showing you how they went from logo to […]

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Video Blog | How to Pile New and Trendy Products On Scrapbook Pages and Still Tell A Story

While the expected goal of making a scrapbook page is to get photos presented and stories recorded, there’s lots of creative satisfaction to be had in working with new and trendy scrapbooking product. Product can even be the spur that gets you inspired to make a page. Below check out Christy Strickler’s video version of a […]

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