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Sacsayhuaman by Deborah Wagner | Supplies: Scenic View by Fiddledeedee, Ethnic Patterns by Sunny Art Shop, Arizona by Digital Design Essentials, The Great Outdoors by Clever Monkey Graphics, Art Play Palette Explore by Anna Aspnes.

Scrapbook Ideas for Using Bold Tribal Patterns on Your Pages

“Tribal” or “ethnic” patterns derived from the visual art of Native American, African, Pacific Island and other indigenous cultures have become popular in modern day dress, interiors and even scrapbooking supplies. These patterns include: batiks (India), shibori (Japan), tapas (Fiji), ganado (Navajo), kente (Ghana) and more. See how our Creative Team has used these patterns […]

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Street Cat No More By Christy Strickler |Supplies Patterned Paper: Basic Grey, Pink Paislee, Studio Calico;Letters: Freckled Fawn, Glitz Designs; Resin: Cocoa Daisy. Freckled Fawn; Vellum: Studio Calico; Doily: Wilton,other; Ribbon

How to Break Design Rules on the Scrapbook Page | Page Guide 21

The design elements and principles we often teach in our articles here are guidelines that you can use to build a solid and appealing design that tells a story. Once you understand these rules, though, it’s time to break them purposefully and take advantage of the benefits that rule-breaking yields: moving out of your comfort […]

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Lucky by Kelly Purkey | Supplies: Cardstock - American Crafts. Patterned paper - Studio Calico, American
Crafts. Stickers - My Mind’s Eye, American Crafts. Buttons - Basic Grey. Pen - American Crafts; Punch - EK Success. Other - Thread

4 Ways to Create Emphasis on the Scrapbook Page | Page Guide No. 20

On a well-designed scrapbook page, the different pieces have varying levels of importance–and you impart that visually. Of course one piece will be the most important, “focal point” that catches the eye first and serve as the point of entry into the page. If you don’t have a focal point, the viewer doesn’t know where to […]

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