Thanksgiving #2 by Kelly Sroka - Cardstock: Bazzill; Patterned paper, stickers, and enamel dots: Doodlebug Designs; Wood shapes: Pebbles; Letter stickers: American Crafts

Scrapbook Page Design Using Contrast to Create Flow

Including contrasts–clear visual differences between elements–on your scrapbook page is a great way to create emphasis and hierarchies. You can cue the viewer to understand what is most important and next most important, and next after that. Not only that the eye will connect repetitions of contrasting elements. In this way you can create flow […]

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Autumn Intention by Jill Sprott | Supplies: Patterned Paper: Studio Calico; Vellum: Studio Calico; Labels/Sticky Notes: Ali Edwards, American Crafts/Dear Lizzy, Studio Calico, Kirkland; Die-Cuts: Crate Paper, Studio Calico, American Crafts/Amy Tangerine; Manila Tags: Ali Edwards; Alphabet Stickers: Studio Calico, Scraptastic Club; Stamps: Elle's Studio, Scraptastic Club; Fabric Tab: Studio Calico; Stamping Ink: Ranger

Ideas for Scrapbook Pages that Record Your Intentions

Fabienne Fredrickson said, “When you have clarity of intention, the universe conspires with you to make it happen.” Intentions are the expectations we have for ourselves and the plans we make to achieve them. Many of us record our intentions in some way, whether it be in a planner or journal, in a blog post […]

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L: Our Dog Boy by Jill Sprott | Supplies: Patterned Paper: American Crafts, Daisy D's, Autumn Leaves; Alphas: Studio Calico, Crate Paper, Simple Stories, and Harmonie; Accent/Label Stickers: Freckled Fawn, Ali Edwards, and Crate Paper; Buttons: Love, Elsie; Tag: Crate Paper; Clothespin: Crate Paper; Rubber Shape: Crate Paper; Frames: Crate Paper and Studio Calico; Tabs: Evalicious and Crate Paper; Stamps: Studio Calico and October Afternoon; Paint: Studio Calico and Pebeo; Ink: Hero Arts

Use Design Elements to Reveal Character in Your Scrapbook Page Stories

The best scrapbook page stories reveal characters, setting, plot and theme. In this piece we’re focusing on character and showing you how to use select tools–color, image and type–to put character front and center on your page. Nicole Mackin says, “The main character of this layout is my youngest daughter, Mallory. It is not about […]

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Let's Circle Round by sIan Fair | Supplies: Patterned Paper, alphabet, enamel star, rub on and journaling cards used as layering pieces all from Gossamer Blue; Wood Veneer inked black: Heidi Swapp

Scrapbook Ideas for Using Interactive Elements on the Page

Pockets, pull tabs, flaps, fold-outs or even digital QR codes can bring a higher level of engagement to your scrapbook pages. See how our creative team puts these ideas to work on their own pages. Stefanie Semple says, “This page captures a recent family get together. On it I used two different pull-out journaling tags.” “The family […]

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Ideas for Taking Scrapbook Page Inspiration from Brand Style Guides

To get a consistent look across their web, print, social media, and marketing materials, businesses use something called a “brand style guide.” This guide is the collection of colors, fonts, images, textures and patterns that they’re using. Take a look at a collection of style guides on this Style Guide Pinterest Board we’ve built for […]

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