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Lynnette Penacho Shares 5 Ways to Use Shapes to Start Your Scrapbook Page Designs

Video Blog | 5 Ways to Use Shapes to Start Your Scrapbook Page Designs

This lesson from Lynnette Penacho first appeared as a part of the Get It Scrapped Membership class “Canvas.” When it comes to building the foundations of her digital scrapbooking layouts, Lynette Penacho is a HUGE fan of shapes. Her shape tool is by far my most favorite of her digital scrapbooking arsenal–it’s the digital equivalent […]

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Scrapbook Pages Inspired by the Flea Market Style | Page Guide No. 8

The “flea market” decor style is eclectic one often including a curated collection of pieces that are seeminly unrelated, each with their own story, and yet combining to tell a bigger, single story. This style incorporates objects one might find at a flea market, vintage pieces, second-hand belongings, or antique collectibles. These items often have […]

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Scrapbook Ideas for Using Meaningful Shapes and Silhouettes in Your Scrapbook Page Foundations | Page Guide No. 7

The first layers you place on your page play an important role in your design’s final look. These first layers (and their shapes) create visual weight, directional pull and contribute to the balance of the design. When those first layers are shapes or silhouettes that are relevant to your story, you not only affect the […]

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Include the Vintage Looks of Past Decades on Your Scrapbook Pages | Page Guide No. 5

Specific decades or eras of time are often associated with particular textures, music, fashions, art, food, and so much more–all of these  making up this time period’s style. You can draw inspiration from any of  those elements to evoke a sense of that time on your scrapbook page. Our creative team took a look at our […]

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Video Blog | Use Geometric Shapes on Your Scrapbook Pages for Interest, Stability, and Energy

In this video blog by Christy Strickler, we’ll explore how the creative team has played with geometric shapes within their scrapbook pages. The benefit to working with geometrics is that they are versatile: You can combine and manipulate the pieces for different effects. They’re interesting. They aren’t necessarily feminine. Most geometric prints have a secondary […]

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See How Active White Space Contributes to an Appealing Scrapbook Page Design | Page Guide No. 4

The shape of white space in a visual design can be ACTIVE or PASSIVE. Active white is area left open on purpose. It separates content and is a design element itself. Passive White Space occurs naturally, for example in the area between words on a line or the space surrounding a logo or graphic element. […]

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