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Technique for Making Copic Markers Look Like Chalk

Mixed Media with Michelle Houghton | Technique for Making Copic Markers Look Like Chalk

Here’s a copic marker technique that yields a chalk-look effect. Each month Michelle Houghton is examining an artistic technique or supply to add to your scrapbook layouts.  She will show you the steps to get this product or technique onto your pages now.  This month Michelle found a fun new technique with Copic markers to share. […]

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Let Patterned Paper and Color Decide Your Scrapbook Page Story

If you’re a patterned paper lover, surely you’ve got a stash of papers calling to you. Challenge yourself to shake up your scrapbooking page storytelling process by starting with a patterned paper and color before your photos or story. It will give you a chance to play with new techniques and products and yield unexpected […]

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Get Scrapbook Ideas from Nature Pins

See the Nature pins on the Get It Scrapped Pinterest Boards for scrapbooking ideas you can use on your own layout designs. why nature? While some color and motif associations derive from personal and cultural experiences that vary around the world, the ones that come from nature are more universal.  These associations can be used to strengthen the […]

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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? A Venn diagram lets you show logical relationships between the elements within sets via visual overlaps. You’re probably most familiar with a variation in which three circles overlap and each pair has a shared area while […]

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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. Check out 7 approaches for piling on new […]

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Build Your Own Suite of Favorite Fonts for Scrapbook Page Titles

Text is a great tool for telling stories on the scrapbook page–both because of the content you can include and because the typeface used to render it can tell a story. A typeface has a personality. With a change in typeface, you can go from formal to casual, from serious to funny, from stylish to conservative, from modern to […]

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5 Motif Ideas for the Scrapbook Page

We frequently share scrapbooking ideas about the use of patterns and motifs at Get It Scrapped. Here’s a closer look at five recent motif articles. Follow the links below to team members’ personal blogs and youtube channels where you can see extended technique, storytelling, and product details about layouts accompanying these motif articles.   1. Scrapbook Page […]

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Scrapbooking Ideas Inspired by Kim Watson’s Layouts | Get It Scrapped

Scrapbooking Ideas Inspired by Kim Watson’s Layouts

Studying scrapbook pages by others is a great way to get scrapbooking ideas for growing your own style. In this “study” look at how a scrapbooker has used product and design principles and how she’s handled the 5 parts of a scrapbook page (canvas, photos, title, journaling, embellishments). Our creative team studied pages by Kim Watson and made their own pages incorporating […]

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Add Layers Behind Cutaways to Strengthen Scrapbook Page Storytelling

Layering is a great tool for scrapbook page storytelling, and it takes on a new power when we see the elements below through a cutway (or negative space). Make the most of that opportunity and layer something behind your cutaway that supports your story and strengthens your page design. cut organic waves from an ocean […]

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