The Nordic Christmas style–something you’d see in storybook illustrations by Jan Brett–include: natural pine and spruce woods rich textures, including felt, knit fabric, and stitching winter floral elements like pine branches and pine cones neutral whites, creams, browns with hits of red and blue and green repeating motifs of snowflakes, reindeer, and pine trees The […]
Texture is tactile. When you add texture and dimension to your scrapbook page, you engage the viewer’s sense of touch — another sense in addition to sight. In this video blog by Christy Strickler, We’ll see how using journaling treatments with texture will help you draw your viewer in on another level. Click here to […]
For many scrapbookers, working with and including patterned papers on our pages is a great part of the fun and satisfaction. Patterned paper can also be used to create solid design and storytelling on the page. See how the Get It Scrapped Creative Team uses it on these pages to: create emphasis direct the eye, […]
This free scrapbook page sketch comes from a page made by Debbie Hodge for the Scrapbook Coach Class Top Heavy. In the Get It Scrapped Membership, members have access to a library of over 100 layered templates and page sketches just like this one, searchable by # of photos and layout type. More […]
Getting more photos onto your layouts is a challenge we frequently hear our readers face–and one we tackled in a recent video lesson at the Get It Scrapped membership (Skillful Storytelling-Picture Your Story #3). For our readers hear, we present the creative team’s work with the ideas in that lesson: 6 design solutions for this […]
With the increased use of social media and our camera phones to record our everyday lives, snapping photos of our food has become more commonplace. With this article, we encourage you to scrapbook your food photos. Maybe you like snapping a photo of a salad from your favorite restaurant with your phone, or maybe you’d […]
How many of you have supplies leftover from Christmases past? I know do! In this video blog by Christy Strickler, we will look at how our creative team shares ideas for stash-busting those Christmas scrapbook supplies in your bins. Click here to see the original blog post with designer notes here.
The “English Countryside” style has been made popular by the shabby chic look of old English cottages. In this style you’ll find collected and mixed floral prints, ornate frames, fine china and charming textures like lace, worn paper, or old painted wood. Take a look at your scrapbooking stash, and see how many of these […]
Hand lettering is currently a trendy aspect of decor, stationary and graphic design. Hand lettering is also a natural fit with scrapbook page titles. Our creative team shows you how they’re using hand lettering on their projects. Marie-Pierre Capistran says, “This page is about the the first time I saw my daughter dance with a […]
When you’re scrapbooking photos of people, you’ve got an opportunity to document and show more than is immediately obvious. In this video blog by Christy Strickler, we will look at 3 different approaches for scrapbooking portraits. Click here to see the original blog post with designer notes here.