Archive | Ideas via Product & Technique

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

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 illusion of dimension. This trend is popular now in illustration, home decor, and print patterns. Below see a video version of a Get It Scrapped blog post […]

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Ideas for Scrapbook Page Storytelling with Scallops

Add scallops to your scrapbook pages for visual appeal and storytelling support. Scallops are currently trending in fashion, appearing in a variety of shapes, textures, and styles.  Need ideas for scrapbook page storytelling with scallops? Read on. And find visual inspiration on our Pinterest Board of Scallops. Build a Christmas tree of scallops Audrey Tan says, “This […]

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Make Multi-Photo Scrapbook Pages With Silhouette Photo-Mat Cut Files

If you’ve got a Silhouette Electronic Die-Cutter, you have a new way to use scrapbook page “sketches.” Here’s an example of a full page die-cut mat made by Kim Watson for Fancy Pants.   Cut it from a paper that goes with your subject and fill the openings with photos and other page elements. See […]

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Ideas for Making Christmas Pages with Your Holiday Scrapbooking Stash

Scrapbooking stash comes in a variety of forms, from the 500-pack of jewelry tags to the themed elements that accrue over the years. Take a look at how our creative team shares ideas for stash-busting those Christmas scrapbook supplies in your bins. Susanne Brauer says, “These are the annual group shots of our family gathering at Christmas. […]

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Ideas for Scrapbooking with Free Public Domain Images

Free public domain images make great embellishment pieces for telling your scrapbook page stories–especially when you choose them to complement your photos and other page elements. You can find public domain illustrations by searching Google or Pinterest. You can also get started right her on a Pinterest Board of images we’ve gathered. See scrapbook pages from our […]

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Technique for Making Copic Markers Look Like Chalk

Mixed Media with Michelle Houghton | Technique for Making Copic Markers Look Like Chalk

Here’s a copic marker technique that yields a chalk-look effect. Each month Michelle Houghton is examining an artistic technique or supply to add to your scrapbook layouts.  She will show you the steps to get this product or technique onto your pages now.  This month Michelle found a fun new technique with Copic markers to share. […]

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Let Patterned Paper and Color Decide Your Scrapbook Page Story

If you’re a patterned paper lover, surely you’ve got a stash of papers calling to you. Challenge yourself to shake up your scrapbooking page storytelling process by starting with a patterned paper and color before your photos or story. It will give you a chance to play with new techniques and products and yield unexpected […]

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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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