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Scrapbook Ideas for “Do-It-Yourself” Products

When you make your own scrapbook page embellishments or other elements you personalize your layout homemade appeal. Our team’s pages here each have “handmade” pieces–though you should note that for digital scrapbookers the DIY work is done with digital tools.  Check them out! Celeste Smith says, “This page is about my son participating in his final […]

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Video Blog | 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. Below check out Christy Strickler’s video version of a […]

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Ideas for Using Product that Help You Scrapbook Faster

When you can scrapbook faster, the whole process is more appealing for many of us. When you have solid strategies for choosing and using product you’ve taken a great first step to speeding up the work. In addition to this article, we’ve got an entire free series aimed at showing you how to be an efficient (and motivated) […]

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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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