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This Makes Me Happy by Jana Oliveira | Supplies: Jopke Designs: most impostand ; 2worlds: artsy goods 2

Scrapbook Ideas for Telling More of Your Character’s Back Story

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but as scrapbookers, we are often saddled with the sometimes difficult task of choosing the RIGHT WORDS to tell our scrapbook page stories. This is particularly difficult when it comes to using portraits and snapshots of the people in our lives on the scrapbook page. Many […]

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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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Never Stop Learning by Shanna Hystad | Supplies:  Paper-Simple Stories-So Rad, Fox-cut from Memory Card-October Afternoon, tabs-October Afternoon, mini-letters-October Afternoon-Daily Flash, Fonts-Impact Label, Angelina Vintage, and Traveling Typewriter.

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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