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Scrapbook Page Techniques Inspired by Gift Wrapping

There are so many techniques and materials to choose from in your holiday gift wrapping. Those very approaches provide great inspiration for scrapbook page design. See how our creative team has found and put these ideas to work on their own pages. Jill Sprott says, “The idea of using techniques inspired by gift wrapping led […]

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At Year End: Tell Stories of “Intention” (and learn design along the way)

Let’s talk about intentions. The two Japanese Kanji used to represent “intention” come from the characters for “heart” and “direction.” What direction is your heart pointing you toward? You’ll have some intentions that are small, almost mechanically decided and even without strong commitment while others will be more purposefully set and and pursued. The small, […]

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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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