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Ideas for Passing Along Wisdom via the Scrapbook Page | Page Guide No. 19

The scrapbook page is place where, in addition to sharing pictures and the who-what-where-when-why of events you can do something more: you can pass on  wisdom to future generations. Our Creative Team shows you their pages that do this. And if you’re ready to get going, yourself, but not sure where to start, use one […]

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Use Documentary-Style Photography to Tell a Story About Motherhood

Documentary-style photos are taken as events occur. They aren’t staged or posed; no one is dressed for the shoot; contextual and even messy details aren’t Photoshopped out. With these kinds of photos you can share a personal and real version of your daily life. Our Creative Team has taken a challenge here to use documentary-style […]

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Scrapbook Ideas for Upcycling Your Older Products | Page Guide No. 17

Upcycling is a big trend in fashion and home interiors and one of the easiest ways to make a scrapbook product work with any page! Our Creative Team made pages here that feature an older scrapbooking product given a facelift. They share their tips for altering older products and dressing them up to give them […]

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Scrapbook Ideas for Combining Embellishments in Clusters, Stacks, Series and More | Page Guide No. 14

A fun way to work with embellishments is to group them together. Groupings can be showy or simple. The beauty of an embellishment is that you can combine several elements, including images, to reinforce page subject and contribute to design. Think of an embellishment cluster as a small arrangement that works both on its own […]

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Oh My Heart by Megan Blethen | Supplies: Patterned Paper;Sweet Freedom by Pink Paislee paper #02,Simple Stories Faith 'I Love', Fancy Pants Merry & Bright, Simple Stories Domestic Bliss 'I Bless This Mess', '4x4 Elements, Bazel Premium Cardstock 'Blue Calypso', Embellishments; SpiegelMom Scraps Green Acres sequin mix, SpiegelMom Scraps Coffee Break sequin mix, Tim Holtz Distress Ink Walnut Stain, KJKareen dot Flair, My Minds Eye 'WISH' chipboard, Ready, Sketch Go 2 class 'Oh my heart' cut file.

Scrapbook Page Storytelling with a “Moment” Story Style that Evokes Mood | Page Guide No. 13

A moment storytelling style is great for those photos that move you but don’t necessarily have an incident or story to go with them. Use this style to record what you like, what moves you, how you see the world, or even what you believe. The best “moment” pages will convey a mood or feelings […]

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Scrapbook Ideas for Using 360 Degree Photography to Tell Your Stories | Page Guide No. 12

Thanks to advances in technology for photography as well as the many apps available, we can do amazing things with our photos and capture life in new ways. One of those new ways is 360 photography, popular in real estate marketing, tourism and news. Here our Creative Team tells you how and why they took […]

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Tell a Bigger Visual Story When You Extend Your Scene Off the Canvas | Page Guide No. 11

The Gestalt principle of closure suggests that when people see incomplete objects–like shapes, letters, or pictures, their brains fill in the gaps. You can take advantage of this principle to create interest and even tension on your page, perhaps bleeding an item off the canvas leaving part of it incomplete giving a photo an unexpected photo […]

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