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Ideas for Scrapbook Page Storytelling with a Wabi-Sabi Style | Page Guide No. 2

The Wabi-Sabi style comes out of the Japanese aesthetic and idea that “nothing lasts, nothing is finished, nothing is perfect–and that is a good thing.” The style limits itself to the essentials, but at the same time focuses on the imperfections, textures and details of those essentials. This design style is characterized by its use […]

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Ideas for Scrapbook Page Storytelling with a “Photo Journalist” Style | Page Guide No. 1

Your best scrapbook pages will incorporate your visual style–your way of choosing and putting together pieces. These best pages of yours also reflect a storytelling style–your preference for certain kinds of stories and your way of telling them both visually and with words. In the Get It Scrapped Membership we have a Story Styles LookBook […]

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3 Design Solutions that Give Complementary Colors Red and Green New Life on Your Holiday Pages

While complementary colors can give a design punch, they can also present challenges since their strong contrast has them competing with one another–and even with your photos. The Get It Scrapped Creative Team shows you how they worked with three solutions for giving this bold and traditional color combo a fresh look on holiday scrapbook […]

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Scrapbook Pages Inspired by the Nordic Christmas Style

The Nordic Christmas style–something you’d see in storybook illustrations by Jan Brett–include: natural pine and spruce woods rich textures, including felt, knit fabric, and stitching winter floral elements like pine branches and pine cones neutral whites, creams, browns with hits of red and blue and green repeating motifs of snowflakes, reindeer, and pine trees The […]

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Video Blog | 3 Journaling Treatments That Add Texture and Dimension to Your Scrapbook Page

Texture is tactile. When you add texture and dimension to your scrapbook page, you engage the viewer’s sense of touch — another sense in addition to sight. In this video blog by Christy Strickler, We’ll see how using journaling treatments with texture will help you draw your viewer in on another level. Click here to […]

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