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Ideas for Scrapbooking with 2012’s Trendiest Shape: the Hexagon

Moving out of a period in which florals and ruffles were popular for fashion and home decor, geometric shapes provide an uncomplicated and modern look. Hexagons go a step past basic squares and circles to present a shape that’s interesting to arrange and present. Hexagons are meaning neutral and work with a range of scrapbook […]

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6 Ways to Add Banners to Your Scrapbook Pages

The making of banners is an ancient craft. Banners are mentioned in the Old Testament. They were used to keep order among those traveling to the promised land with Moses. Heraldic banners were used in Medieval Times for personal identification. Sashimono banners were worn by warriors in feudal Japan to distinguish enemies during battles. Airplanes […]

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What’s Your Motif? Ideas for Using Chevron Prints on Your Scrapbook Pages

by Amy Kingsford Once a thing of the past, “chevron prints” have made a raging comeback. Everywhere you turn in today’s fashion, home decorating and scrapbooking industry you will find this lively motif!  Read on for ideas on putting this hot trend to work on your scrapbook pages. Interesting facts about the chevron The chevron […]

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Get the look: Translate Bohemian styles to your scrapbook pages

by Debbie Hodge “Boho” – as in Bohemian – is back, Baby! It’s been a couple of years, but bohemian-inspired styles have shown up in the 2010 fashion lines. See it in fashion and home decor In the Anthropologie catalog, “richly detailed Bohemian decor is on the rise.” Source: Anthropologie Harper’s Bazaar reports that “Bohemian […]

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