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.
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 […]
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, […]
Logos that make use of negative space to support their message are trendy now (take a look at a few here). This creative use of type and motive to convey meaning visually is a great source of inspiration for your own scrapbook page designs. See what our team has done with this inspiration and give […]
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 […]