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Ideas for Creating Hand-Drawn and Hand-Painted Patterns to Use on Your Scrapbook Pages

The popularity of travelers’ journals and planners has been driving many a memorykeeper to start creating their own hand-drawn images. And those images often lend themselves to a repeating pattern. In this gorgeous and original blog post, our team shares their fresh approaches to making hand-drawn and hand-painted patterns for their scrapbook pages. Marcia Fortunato […]

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Video Blog | 4 Places to Find Scrapbook Inspiration Under Your Own Roof

Inspiration truly is EVERYWHERE–including right under your very nose! We accumulate hundreds of mementos and objects throughout our lifetime. As such, our own homes are natural places to begin the search for scrapbook page inspiration. In this video blog by Christy Strickler, we’ll explore ideas for how you might translate that inspiration to your scrapbook […]

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Video Blog | 3 Scrapbook Page Stories You Can Tell with a Venn Diagram

Scrapbook page storytelling is visual storytelling, so why not turn to currently popular infographic design, including Venn diagrams, for inspiration? In this video blog by Christy Strickler, we share ideas and inspiration for using venn diagrams as a storytelling tool on your scrapbook layouts. Click here to see the original blog post with designer notes here.

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Use a Known Phrase as Metaphor for Your Scrapbook Page Story

Known phrases are often metaphors that can represent your story: from “time flies” to “back in the saddle.” Our creative team uses not only the words in one of these metaphorical statements, they also visually illustrate this metaphor of this scrapbook page storytelling. Check it out and take away ideas for your own pages.   […]

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5 Liftable Scrapbook Page Ideas from 1 Layout by Jill Sprott

It’s the accumulation of well-chosen and carefully crafted details that create a masterful scrapbook page. Check out 5 details on “Destination Unknown” by Jill Sprott (shared in a recent GIS Membership special event) and see if one or two of them can inspire scrapbook page ideas for your next page. Jill’s page is about her daughter’s difficult […]

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Scrapbook Ideas for Paying Tribute to Men and Women Who Serve

Do you have family and friends who have served your country or even your local community keeping it safe? Our Creative Team shares their pages–and offers you inspiration–for scrapbooking service men and women in the military, veterans, police officers, fire fighters, or anyone else who plays (or has played) a part in keeping their country safe. […]

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