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Autumn Intention by Jill Sprott | Supplies: Patterned Paper: Studio Calico; Vellum: Studio Calico; Labels/Sticky Notes: Ali Edwards, American Crafts/Dear Lizzy, Studio Calico, Kirkland; Die-Cuts: Crate Paper, Studio Calico, American Crafts/Amy Tangerine; Manila Tags: Ali Edwards; Alphabet Stickers: Studio Calico, Scraptastic Club; Stamps: Elle's Studio, Scraptastic Club; Fabric Tab: Studio Calico; Stamping Ink: Ranger

Ideas for Scrapbook Pages that Record Your Intentions

Fabienne Fredrickson said, “When you have clarity of intention, the universe conspires with you to make it happen.” Intentions are the expectations we have for ourselves and the plans we make to achieve them. Many of us record our intentions in some way, whether it be in a planner or journal, in a blog post […]

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L: Our Dog Boy by Jill Sprott | Supplies: Patterned Paper: American Crafts, Daisy D's, Autumn Leaves; Alphas: Studio Calico, Crate Paper, Simple Stories, and Harmonie; Accent/Label Stickers: Freckled Fawn, Ali Edwards, and Crate Paper; Buttons: Love, Elsie; Tag: Crate Paper; Clothespin: Crate Paper; Rubber Shape: Crate Paper; Frames: Crate Paper and Studio Calico; Tabs: Evalicious and Crate Paper; Stamps: Studio Calico and October Afternoon; Paint: Studio Calico and Pebeo; Ink: Hero Arts

Use Design Elements to Reveal Character in Your Scrapbook Page Stories

The best scrapbook page stories reveal characters, setting, plot and theme. In this piece we’re focusing on character and showing you how to use select tools–color, image and type–to put character front and center on your page. Nicole Mackin says, “The main character of this layout is my youngest daughter, Mallory. It is not about […]

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Let's Circle Round by sIan Fair | Supplies: Patterned Paper, alphabet, enamel star, rub on and journaling cards used as layering pieces all from Gossamer Blue; Wood Veneer inked black: Heidi Swapp

Scrapbook Ideas for Using Interactive Elements on the Page

Pockets, pull tabs, flaps, fold-outs or even digital QR codes can bring a higher level of engagement to your scrapbook pages. See how our creative team puts these ideas to work on their own pages. Stefanie Semple says, “This page captures a recent family get together. On it I used two different pull-out journaling tags.” “The family […]

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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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Not That Sweet by Lynn Grieveson | Supplies:
Find Peace template (altered) and Find Peace papers, Bee Curious Collection and Adventure Calls kit by Lynn Grieveson, Baby Love page kit by Forever Joy Designs, Bliss Gesso and Vintage Mommy No2 by Paula Kesselring; Fonts: Thankful, Jellyka Gare de Chambord

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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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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Here & Now by Lynn Grieveson | Supplies: Bee Curious Papers, Here and Now Kit, It's Elementary Kit all from The Lilypad. Fonts are Thirsty Rough and Teen Italic.

Scrapbook Page Storytelling Inspired by the “Humans of New York” Blog | Page Guide No. 10

“Humans of New York is a blog that features “daily glimpses into the lives of strangers on the streets of New York City.” Creator Brandon Stanton began it as a photography project in 2010 with a goal of photographing 10,000 New Yorkers. Along the way he began interviewing as well as photographing his subjects. This […]

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