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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 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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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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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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6 Design Solutions for Getting More Photos on Your Pages

Getting more photos onto your layouts is a challenge we frequently hear our readers face–and one we tackled in a recent video lesson at the Get It Scrapped membership (Skillful Storytelling-Picture Your Story #3). For our readers hear, we present the creative team’s work with the ideas in that lesson: 6 design solutions for this […]

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Scrapbook Ideas for Using Hand Lettering in Your Titles

Hand lettering is currently a trendy aspect of decor, stationary and graphic design. Hand lettering is also a natural fit with scrapbook page titles. Our creative team shows you how they’re using hand lettering on their projects. Marie-Pierre Capistran says, “This page is about the the first time I saw my daughter dance with a […]

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Scrapbook Ideas for Using a Q + A Journaling Approach

A “question-and-answer” format is a quick and wonderfully character-revealing way to tell a scrapbook page story. Our creative team shows you their approach to designing with “Q&A” journaling on these pages.   Kristy T says, “In Australia, we recently celebrated Father’s Day and the kids often bring home colorings and questionnaires they completed at school. […]

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Scrapbook Page Design Choices Inspired by Board Games

Everyday items can be a great source of inspiration for your scrapbook pages–giving your ideas and plans for color, shape, motif, and layout. Today our team shares their pages inspired by board games. Take a look at what they’ve done, and then check out your own own board games, and see what ideas you get. […]

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