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

Something we’re calling “flat geometry” is popular now in illustration, home decor, and print patterns. (Check out examples on our Pinterest Board of “Flat Geometry.”) 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 […]

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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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On-Trend Scrapbooking Ideas for Making Your Own Big-Dot Pattern

Big dots are trendy. Especially big dots rendered in fun ways with a variety of mixed media supplies. The Get It Scrapped Creative Team took the challenge to make their own “big-dot” patterns here and share their scrapbooking ideas with you. make a big-dot pattern with Silhouette-cut drawn circles Sue Althouse says, “This page is about […]

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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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Add Layers Behind Cutaways to Strengthen Scrapbook Page Storytelling

Layering is a great tool for scrapbook page storytelling, and it takes on a new power when we see the elements below through a cutway (or negative space). Make the most of that opportunity and layer something behind your cutaway that supports your story and strengthens your page design. cut organic waves from an ocean […]

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Scrapbook Page Techniques for Linocut Looks

Get the look of hand-crafted art with scrapbook page techniques for linocut looks. Linocut refers to a printing technique in which a design is cut from linoleum and then inked and pressed to the page. The Get It Scrapped Creative Team took inspiration from this collection of linocuts on Pinterest and then took their own […]

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5 Techniques for the Scrapbook Page

We frequently share ideas for getting techniques onto your scrapbook pages at Get It Scrapped. Here’s a closer look at five recent technique articles. Follow the links below to team members’ personal blogs and youtube channels for extended technique, storytelling, and product details on the layouts they made. 1. Scrapbooking Ideas for Overprint Techniques Overprinting is […]

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Mixed Media with Michelle Houghton | A Water Soluble Medium Comparison

Are you curious about the difference between water soluble mediums?  This month let’s take a closer look at watercolors, watercolor pencils, water soluble oil pastels and Gelatos.  We will look at the similarities and the differences between these 4 water-friendly mediums and get a feel for their strengths and weaknesses.  My hope is you might […]

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