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Ideas for Taking and Scrapbooking Photos That Create a Record of Your World

More and more of us are using the cameras on our mobile phones to snap photos of daily sights and moments. We invite you to challenge yourself to be intentional as you’re moving through your everyday world, to consider shots you might be missing, to find those photos that record your daily life as it […]

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Wild in Arizona by Shanna Hystad | Supplies: Paper: Best Creation & Kaisercraft, Puffy Stickers: Crate Paper, Brads: Carta Bella, Flair: My Mind’s Eye, Tags: October Afternoon & Pink Paislee, Foam Letters: We R Memory Keepers & American Crafts

Find and Use Inspiration for Designing with Line on the Scrapbook Page

Line is a fundamental element of visual design. Lines can be straight, curved, thick, thin, vertical, horizontal, diagonal, solid or broken. The rendering of a line can imply a mood or tone. Soft and curving lines signal tranquility. Jagged diagonals evoke a more jarring tone. On the scrapbook page, you can use lines alone or […]

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Maya @ Eight by Iris Fox | Supplies: Papers: Cocoa Vanilla Studio, We R Memory Keepers; Ephemera: Cocoa Vanilla Studio, Simple Stories; Alphas: We R Memory Keepers

Find and Use Design Inspiration for Working with Space on the Scrapbook Page

Your scrapbook page canvas establishes a space within which you’ll design–by arranging elements within that space. As you arrange those elements, it’s important to pay attention to the way your foreground elements define the surrounding “white” space. A great way to try new approaches to working with space is to look at inspiration pieces and […]

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Family Time by Lynn Greiveson | Supplies: High Hopes Papers by Paula Kesselring; Design Story template No2, Frostell Kit, St Nick Layered Transfers, Fresh Festive Kit and Nikolaus kit by Lynn Grieveson.

Change Up Your Scrapbook Page Designs with a “Canvas Within a Canvas” Approach

Your scrapbook page canvas is usually a square (12″ by 12″) or a vertical rectangle (8.5″ x 11″) or, in the case of a two-page design, a landscape rectangle (24″x12″ or 17″ x 11″). That canvas defines the space within which you can organize elements: photos, title, journaling, embellishments. You can actually create differently sized […]

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Scrapbooking Style Isn’t Something Like Whimsical or Shabby Chic or Eclectic

Over the last 10 years I’ve worked with close to 100 guest teachers and 1000s of scrapbookers at Get It Scrapped. Before that time I thought “scrapbooking style” was something that fell into a category like “whimsical” or “eclectic” or “romantic” or “heritage.” But as I worked with more and more guest teachers, spending 300+ […]

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Family Stories by Shanna Hystad | Supplies: Paper & Stickers: Carta Bella, Letters: Basic Grey, Fonts: Traveling Typewriter & Buttermilk Farmhouse

Ideas for Scrapbook Page Storytelling with a “Farm Fresh” Style

The “Farm Fresh” style can be found in  fashion and home décor. It incorporates vintage items, homespun prints, rich grains and textures, as well as farm-inspired plant and animal motifs. See how our creative team puts this style to work on their scrapbook pages. Shanna Hystad says, “My page is about my great grandmother, Elizabeth. […]

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Your Scrapbooking Style: Is there a style DNA?

Are you born with your design style? and, thus, your scrapbooking style? Not exactly. But you’re born with and develop aesthetic preferences as well as the ability and desire to express yourself through clothing, voice, hobbies, friends, interests and more. Your scrapbooking style can–and should–reflect YOU. While you’ll naturally gravitate to particular subjects, photos, colors, […]

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