Find Scrapbook Page Inspiration for Storytelling and Design in Product Packaging

Finding and using inspiration from outside of other scrapbook pages is a wonderful way to shake things up in fresh ways. This year in the Get It Scrapped membership we’re exploring a variety of those outside sources. The newest class in the Translating Inspiration series, has three guest teachers showing you how to find and […]

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Girl Power by Deborah Wagner

Scrapbooking Ideas for Using Paper Strips to Design Page Foundations

Paper strips present many options to be creative and thrifty when it comes to the scrapbook page. They are also a great place to start when it comes to creating your first “foundational” layers. See four ways our Creative Team has use strips to create a page foundation. 1. Rows Deborah Wagner says, “This is […]

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How does your garden grow by Iris Fox | Supplies: Pattern Paper: Pink Paislee, Felicity Jane, Michaels; Cut File: Silhouette Store; Pom Poms: Creatology (Michaels); Ephemera: Felicity Jane; Alphas: Freckled Fawn; Flair: Felicity Jane

Pom Poms on the Scrapbook Page Add Trendy and Fun Texture, Color, Shape and Whimsy

Pom Poms have become trendy additions to clothes, jewelry, home decor, and party decorations. They add texture, shape, and color when they’re used.  And whimsy, too! And that makes them great additions to scrapbook page designs. Read on for a look at how our creative team is using pom poms on their scrapbook pages.   […]

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Market Free Fall by Sian Fair | Supplies: Background and patterned paper: Felicity Jane; Alphas:American Crafts: cardstock label and wood veneer heart: Felicity Jane; Enamel Dots: MME

Scrapbook Page Starter: Arrange Your Page Elements Using a 2-by-2 Design

The 2-by-2 design is one of several layout configurations of combined elements that scrapbookers use again and again when making scrapbook pages (blocked, clustered, shelf, cross, band and more). These foundations are used again and again because they work well for housing the most frequently encountered combinations of elements (1 to 5 photos with title and journaling) and they consistently […]

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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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