We frequently share ideas for getting your scrapbook photos on your scrapbook pages at Get It Scrapped. Here’s a closer look at five photo ideas for your scrapbook pages.
Follow the links below to team members’ personal blogs and youtube channels where you can see extended technique, storytelling, and product details about layouts accompanying these photo treatment articles.
Filters that add a vintage fade, flare or grain to photos are currently popular and can help to set the mood and reinforce the story behind your photo. Read Scrapbook Page Storytelling with Retro Filtered Photos and see more details about how scrapbook layouts in the article were made:
- Get It Scrapped| Retro Filtered Photos by Marie-Pierre Capistran
- Get It Scrapped | Wish Big by Ashley Horton
Photos are a key part of most scrapbook layouts, and the selection and cropping of them is an early step in the making of a scrapbook page. If you’re looking for new looks, consider photo layering. Read Scrapbooking Ideas for Layered Photo Treatments and see more details about how scrapbook layouts in the article were made:
- Get It Scrapped: Brush Script and Layered Photo Techniques by Amy Kingsford
- Scrapbooking with Layered Photos by Sian Fair
Standout photos deserve a standout scrapbook layout treatment. Try these scrapbooking ideas for using oversized photos as the first foundational element on your page, layering journaling, titlework, embellishments, and even photos on top of your favorite enlargement. Read Scrapbooking Ideas for Photo Backgrounds and Foundations and see more details about how scrapbook layouts in the article were made:
Part of scrapbook page storytelling is putting things together so that the viewer knows where to start looking and then where to look next and next. One technique for this is to understand that the viewer’s eye will move in the direction in which your subjects on the page are looking and to leverage that. Read Scrapbooking Ideas for Using the Sight Lines in Your Photos and see more details about how scrapbook layouts in the article were made:
- Using Line of Sight to Get It Scrapped by Susanne Brauer
- Get It Scrapped: Line of Sight by Christy Strickler
So many scrapbook page stories are told with portraits of people — why not try out one of these artsy treatments on your next portrait. Read Scrapbooking Ideas Inspired by Artsy Portraits and see more details about how scrapbook layouts in the article were made:
Which photo treatment will you try out first?
Are you feeling inspired to use one of these ideas in your next layout? Or have you tried out one of these photo treatments in your scrapbook pages recently? What did you think? Let us know below.