Archive | Ideas via Product & Technique

Ideas for Designing with Fonts on Your Digital and Hybrid Scrapbook Pages

Designing with fonts gets less expensive when you use designer bundles like those at The Hungry Jpeg. They offer up a big selection of fonts and digital art at a heavy discount for a short time (usually a month). Over the last year, many of the scrapbookers spending time at the Get It Scrapped forums have […]

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Ideas for Visual Storytelling with Unexpected Juxtapositions of Product and Technique

Tension is an important element in making something beautiful, including scrapbook layout designs. Including an unexpected juxtaposition is one way to create tension. Creative Team member Karen Poirier-Brode reported on trends last year after attending a Pantone Trend webinar and one of the upcoming trends had to do with juxtapositions, things like “spiky hair with formal wear” […]

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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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