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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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Build Your Own Suite of Favorite Fonts for Scrapbook Page Titles

Text is a great tool for telling stories on the scrapbook page–both because of the content you can include and because the typeface used to render it can tell a story. A typeface has a personality. With a change in typeface, you can go from formal to casual, from serious to funny, from stylish to conservative, from modern to […]

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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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Scrapbooking Ideas for Layered Stencilwork

  Adding layered stencilwork to your scrapbook layouts and art journaling pages is a great way to make them original–one of a kind. You’ve got motif, medium, dimension, texture, color, direction and more to work with.   create a foundation of layered stencilwork Kristy T says, “I explore the mixed feelings about my youngest child growing up […]

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Scrapbook Layout Designs Inspired by Woodland Scenes

Woodland motifs–like acorns, deer, owl, fox, forest scenes, and stag–are great for scrapbook layout designs of outdoor scenes, holidays, and child play. There’s plenty of woodland inspiration to be found in decor, storybooks, stationery, and even fashion. The scrapbook pages here look to more than the motifs for inspiration — rather, they pull from the […]

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6 Creative Techniques for Scrapbooking with Plaid Patterned Paper | Get It Scrapped

6 Creative Techniques for Scrapbooking with Plaid Patterned Paper

Plaids, checks, and prints have been trending in fashion for the last couple of years, and designers continue to get creative with plaid designs and mixes in 2014. How creative can you get with plaid patterns on your scrapbook pages? We’ve got ideas for you to copy or use to jumpstart your own original designs.  […]

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Scrapbooking Ideas Inspired by Artsy Portraits

So many scrapbook page stories are told with photos of people — with portraits. Look closely at those faces and the tools and techniques you like to use and get inspired by artsy portraits for the next page you make. We did! And we’ve got the results.  Get inspired by these pages and the artsy portraits […]

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Ideas for Adding Crafty Handmade Touches to Your Scrapbook Layouts

Give your scrapbook layouts personalized, must-touch appeal by adding handmade touches from other crafts. See how our team has used inspiration and techniques from quilting, crochet, embroidery, paper-cutting and jewelry making to their scrapbook pages, and be sure to see their tips for your layouts. embroidery Sian Fair says, “When I was a teenager I had […]

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