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Video Blog | 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. Here’s the video version of an earlier blog post in which the Get It Scrapped Creative Team took the challenge to make their own “big-dot” patterns. There are great silhouette, copic, digital and gold-foil techiques on these […]

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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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The Best Practices for Copic Marker Cleaning | Michelle Houghton on Mixed Media

Protect your marker investment with the best methods for Copic Marker Cleaning. I’ve found copic cleaning information shared online that is not totally accurate.  Here, I share the best way to clean copic markers, why these guidelines work, and how other techniques can damage your markers. The supplies to use for cleaning your Copic markers […]

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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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Gelatos Art How-To for Misting and Rubbing Techniques

Each month artist and Copic instructor Michelle Houghton looks at a particular medium and one or more ways to help you add this medium to your scrapbook layouts, as artists from the Creative Team at Get It Scrapped add inspiration to fuel your imagination and get you scrapping. Last month I explored using Gelatos to […]

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Ideas for Copic Marker Coloring on Scrapbook Layout Embellishments

Just about any surface can be colored with Copic markers and Copic ink–including metals, plastics, wood veneer, and fabric–because of the alcohol base in the ink. Below are ideas for coloring your alphas, paper flowers, stamped images, and even crystals and paper flowers. color coordinate your page with Copic markers Michelle Houghton says, “This layout commemorates […]

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12 Essential Lessons For Copic Marker Users

Understand, Buy, Color, Shade, and Blend with Copic Markers Michelle Houghton has written over 30 lessons on copic marker coloring for the Get It Scrapped blog. Wondering where to start? Right here! 1. About Copics – They are different 2. How to Purchase Copic Coloring Markers 3. Using the Copics Blending Marker 4. Copic Markers […]

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