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Ideas for Composing Within the Negative Space of Your Die Cuts | Get It Scrapped

Ideas for Composing Within the Negative Space of Your Die Cuts

Cutouts are trendy, and that negative space they make provides a perfect home for eye-catching elements. What can you do within that negative space created by a cutout? Here are a few ideas for you ranging from using that space to house basic scrapbook page elements like journaling and photos to getting clever with layers, […]

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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? A Venn diagram lets you show logical relationships between the elements within sets via visual overlaps. You’re probably most familiar with a variation in which three circles overlap and each pair has a shared area while […]

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5 Color Combos for Your Scrapbook Pages | Get It Scrapped

5 Color Combos for Your Scrapbook Pages

We frequently share ideas for trying out new scrapbook page color schemes at Get It Scrapped. Here’s a closer look at five colors combos that we recently highlighted in 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 our […]

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Scrapbook Design Ideas for Two-Page Layouts with the Shelf Foundation

The “shelf” is a scrapbook design idea scrapbookers turn to again and again for making scrapbook pages, and we’ve shown you ideas for the shelf to make a one-page layout. Here, we’ve got scrapbooking ideas for using the “shelf” foundation on two-page layouts. Using a horizontal “shelf” (of paper strips or ribbon or even a […]

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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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Scrapbook Page Starters: Arrange Photos and Elements with a Bracket Foundation

There are several layout configurations of combined elements that scrapbookers use again and again when making scrapbook pages (blocked, clustered, shelf, cross, bandand more). With the “L” or bracket composition, horizontal and vertical arms meet to create a right angle that provides a stable spot for your page elements. See one of the video lessons on bracket compositions from Scrapbook […]

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Ideas and Tutorials for Adding Dimension to Scrapbook Pages

by Debbie Hodge Dimension (or depth) refers to the measurable extent to which something lifts off the page. Real dimension (as well as the illusion of it) can be added to your scrapbook pages. Dimension on your pages will engage the viewer’s sense of touch–and, thus, involve them more deeply in your pages. Actual dimension on scrapbook […]

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