Archive | Ideas via Product & Technique


Scrapbooking Ideas for Using Project Life and Pocket Cards on Traditional Layouts

Pocket Pages are a favorite of many memory keepers for scrapbooking both daily life and big events. Pocket Page and Project Life® kits come packed with pocket cards–sometimes so many it can be hard to use them up on pocket pages. Here, our team shows you their ideas for using those pocket cards on non-pocket […]

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Idea Round Up | 7 Unexpected Techniques For Out-of-the-Box Scrapbook Page Designs

At least once a month, we share ideas for getting trendy looks or using unexpected techniques on scrapbook pages for those who enjoy being pushed in new directions. Here’s a round-up of recent ideas. Ideas & Techniques for Adding Trendy Contour Lines to Your Scrapbook Page Contour lines represent elevations on a topographical map and […]

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Scrapbooking Ideas and Techniques for Relaxed-Geometry Elements

Relaxed and hand-drawn geometric elements are currently trendy, showing up in fabrics and accessories, We’ve got ideas for getting relaxed geometric looks onto the scrapbook page. Sian Fair says, “When I was about seven, our class watched a TV program we could sing along to–but the main attraction was, every week, spotting the little girl […]

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Ideas for Using Double Exposure Techniques on the Scrapbook Page

  Double exposures are trendy in graphic and print design right now. See how they gave us inspiration for scrapbook page storytelling on both paper and digital pages. Ronnie Crowley says, “My page is all about my ‘struggle’ of being English in America – even after 13 years. I record a list of things that still make me English […]

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Scrapbooking Ideas for Working with Furry and Fuzzy Materials

Furry and fuzzy materials are trendy in decor, accessories and fashion. Add a bit of this soft texture to your scrapbook page storytelling to evoke associations and feelings–or just to grab the eye. Check out how our Creative Team has put furry and fuzzy elements on their scrapbook pages. Margareta Carlsson says, “One of my […]

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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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