Author Archive | Amy Kingsford


Translate Creative Displays and Vignettes to Your Scrapbook Layout Design

by Amy Kingsford Creative merchandisers and home stagers often use the art of creative display to attract attention and create visual impact in an effort to drive sales. Home decorators use creative displays to draw focus and create the appearance of a well-put-together home. Scrapbookers can take cues from these kinds of displays to inspire […]

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What’s Your Motif? Ideas for Using Critters on Your Scrapbook Pages

by Amy Kingsford Check out home decor and fashion images and you’ll find owls, deer, squirrels and other “critters.” Embellishments and papers with these motifs are available, too. Clara Lafrance says that these nature inspired motifs are nostalgic, harkening back to designs of the 1970s. A little bit about critters These motifs are generally associated with […]

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Inspiration Applied to the Scrapbook Page is like a Fingerprint or a Snowflake: No Two Takes are the Same

by Amy Kingsford At Masterful Scrapbook Design we recently tackled the topic of inspiration–finding it and applying it. (We actually covered TEN sources for scrapbook page inspiration and you can check them all out in this video tutorial that’s an excerpt of the seminar.) I’ve always believed that inspiration is a personal part of the […]

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What’s Your Motif? Ideas for Using Machines in Flight on your Scrapbook Pages

by Amy Kingsford Use rockets, hot air balloons, and airplanes on themed scrapbook pages and to represent growth, energy, playfulness and even ascendance. Chris Asbury recently took a trip to Las Vegas and stayed in the Paris Hotel. The “Paris” hot air balloon is the hotel’s signature and displayed outside the hotel. Chris says, ” […]

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