Archive | Ideas from Current Trends

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, […]

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Video Blog | Scrapbooking Ideas for Making Your Own Big-Dot Pattern

Big dots are trendy. Especially big dots rendered in fun ways with a variety of mixed media supplies. Here’s the video version of an earlier blog post in which the Get It Scrapped Creative Team took the challenge to make their own “big-dot” patterns. There are great silhouette, copic, digital and gold-foil techiques on these […]

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Paper and Digital Techniques for Making Your Own Flat Geometric (Low Poly) Elements

Something we’re calling “flat geometry” is popular now in illustration, home decor, and print patterns. (Check out examples on our Pinterest Board of “Flat Geometry.”) In “flat geometric” works, the designs are rendered with geometric shapes on flat surfaces in a way that conveys depth and dimension. Color, value, and shape all combine to create the […]

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On-Trend Scrapbooking Ideas for Making Your Own Big-Dot Pattern

Big dots are trendy. Especially big dots rendered in fun ways with a variety of mixed media supplies. The Get It Scrapped Creative Team took the challenge to make their own “big-dot” patterns here and share their scrapbooking ideas with you. make a big-dot pattern with Silhouette-cut drawn circles Sue Althouse says, “This page is about […]

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Ideas for a Pastel Rainbow Scrapbook Page Color Scheme

Bold rainbows are so 2013. Pastel rainbows are the trendy color combo today, and we’ve got scrapbook page ideas for using this color scheme on your layouts. Stamping, misting, copics, and Photoshop are all great tools for scrapbook page storytelling with pastel schemes. repeat a stamp in a series of pastel colors Susanne Brauer says, “This […]

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Ideas for Scrapbook Page Storytelling with a Curated Natural History Style

“Curating” is a word being used frequently nowadays — bloggers are advised to curate content their readers are interested in, and home decorators are “curating” or collecting pieces that give their home a unified look. Lovers of music can now “curate” their own playlists with a new speed and lower cost that ever before. How […]

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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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