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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 Doris Sander’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 the other 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 Doris Sander and shares what […]

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Scrapbooking Ideas for Overprint Techniques

We found great scrapbooking ideas –and a product and technique challenge for you–from something we spotted in print materials like posters and packaging: overprinting. This is the process, in repographics, of printing one color on top of another. Using overprinting inspiration from around the web, our creative team, took the challenge, and they share a number of ways […]

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Scrapbooking Ideas for Including Memorabilia on Layouts about Entertaining

Whether the next get together you host is a big party or a small family celebration, keep an eye out for memorabilia to scrapbook with the photos. Shopping lists, menus, invitations, and guest lists are a few of the pieces you might include–just as the Get It Scrapped Creative Team has done here. Kristy T says, […]

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Ideas for Using Botanical Patterns on Scrapbook Layouts

Botanical and zoological prints have an old-fashioned look that fits well with many scrapbook layout subjects–and that just looks beautiful as you’ll see in the scrapbooking ideas here. Illustrations made for scientific purposes — botanical and zoological — have a beauty that merges with decorative goals, and you can find wallpaper, upholstery, and clothing featuring […]

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6 Scrapbooking Ideas for Telling Your Story with High-Impact Type Treatments

Type makes language visible, and is an important tool for telling scrapbook page stories. Read on for scrapbooking ideas to combine alphas, typefaces, word meaning, color, and size to create both a strong visual element and a story-telling tool.  1. Use sayings and quotes  Kim Watson says, “Sometimes we take ourselves far too seriously, and need […]

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