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Scrapbook Ideas for Making Your Own Geometric Mashup Patterns

Combining geometric patterns–making a mashup of the style–is currently trendy for surface pattern design. Take a look a examples we’ve collected on Pinterest here, and let them inspire and instruct you in making your own mashups. Take a look, also, at how our Creative Team makes their own geometric mashups on the scrapbook page. Gretchen […]

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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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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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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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Scrapbooking Ideas for Using Project Life and Pocket Cards on Traditional Layouts

Pocket Pages are a favorite of many memory keepers for scrapbooking both daily life and big events. Pocket Page and Project Life® kits come packed with pocket cards–sometimes so many it can be hard to use them up on pocket pages. Here, our team shows you their ideas for using those pocket cards on non-pocket […]

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