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Ideas for Scrapbook Page Storytelling with a Wabi-Sabi Style

The Wabi-Sabi style comes out of the Japanese aesthetic and idea that “nothing lasts, nothing is finished, nothing is perfect–and that is a good thing.” The style limits itself to the essentials, but at the same time focuses on the imperfections, textures and details of those essentials. This design style is characterized by its use […]

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Scrapbook Pages Inspired by the Nordic Christmas Style

The Nordic Christmas style–something you’d see in storybook illustrations by Jan Brett–include: natural pine and spruce woods rich textures, including felt, knit fabric, and stitching winter floral elements like pine branches and pine cones neutral whites, creams, browns with hits of red and blue and green repeating motifs of snowflakes, reindeer, and pine trees The […]

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Ideas for Scrapbook Page Storytelling with an English Countryside Style

The “English Countryside” style has been made popular by the shabby chic look of old English cottages. In this style you’ll find collected and mixed floral prints, ornate frames, fine china and charming textures like lace, worn paper, or old painted wood. Take a look at your scrapbooking stash, and see how many of these […]

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Video Blog | Scrapbooking Ideas for Using and Making Your Own Bokeh Prints

A popular photography goal in recent years is to achieve a successful Bokeh effect, in other words to take a photo in which out-of-focus points of light are rendered appealingly. The good news for scrapbookers who don’t have the lens or the skill to get this look with a camera is that there are now […]

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Scrapbook Ideas for Using Crayons on Your Pages

We’ve been spotting crayon and crayon techniques in home decor and crafty tutorials–especially those canvases with the melted crayon running down them! With the kids headed back to school maybe it’s time to pick up their crayons for yourself–or if you don’t have kids in the home, grab a box from  your office supply while […]

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3 Scrapbook Page Stories You Can Tell with a Venn Diagram | Get It Scrapped

Video Blog | 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? In this video blog by Christy Strickler, we share ideas and inspiration for using venn diagrams as a storytelling tool on your scrapbook layouts. Click here to see the original blog post with designer notes here.

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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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