Archive | Picture Your Story

singleanpretty-feat

Some Scrapbook Page Stories are Best Told with a “Single and Pretty” Approach

Scrapbooker Ashley Calder says, “I scrapbook to recall and document moments, the little things that might normally be forgotten over time. Because it’s moments I want to remember, most often a single photo is enough to record that moment.” “Single & Pretty” is the newest class in the Get It Scrapped membership, and it’s a […]

Continue Reading 0
FamilyTree-feat

Ideas for Scrapbook Page Storytelling with the Family Tree Motif

The family tree motif has been used to represent lineage since the  biblical Book of Isaiah used it to detail Christ’s ancestors originating from Jesse of Bethlehem. Visual depictions of this Tree of Jesse can be seen rendered on stained windows, carvings, and illuminated manuscripts. Today this motif endures both for practical and decorative use. The tree, its […]

Continue Reading 0
characterplotsetting-feat

Visual Storytelling on Scrapbook Pages with Character, Setting, and Plot

Today we’re oomphing our scrapbook page storytelling by incorporating basic building blocks of the best written stories: character, setting, and plot. 1. Character: The characters are the subjects in your photos, the people you’re sending a message to, or telling a story about. You might even be the main character of your scrapbook page story. […]

Continue Reading 0
publicdomain-feat

Ideas for Scrapbooking with Free Public Domain Images

Free public domain images make great embellishment pieces for telling your scrapbook page stories–especially when you choose them to complement your photos and other page elements. You can find public domain illustrations by searching Google or Pinterest. You can also get started right her on a Pinterest Board of images we’ve gathered. See scrapbook pages from our […]

Continue Reading 0
BadPhotos-feat

Ideas for Editing Your Poor-Quality Photos with Apps, Actions and Techniques

  The days of regretting a poor photo result are over. Software solutions make it easy to improve that under- or over-exposed, yellowed, or blurry shot. See how the Get It Scrapped Creative Team fixed up their poor photos and got them onto the scrapbook page.   Photoshop Elements Levels, Hue & Saturation, Brightness & […]

Continue Reading 0
Use Apps and Social Media for Pre-Scrapbook Storytelling | Get It Scrapped

Use Apps and Social Media for Pre-Scrapbook Storytelling

The story sharing and photo sharing you do on social media can provide a great resource for making scrapbook pages. It means you’ve already identified moments as share-worthy and found photos to represent those moments. You might even have edited and cropped the photos and written notes using apps and tools. All of this pre-scrapbook processing […]

Continue Reading 0
5 Photo Ideas for the Scrapbook Page

5 Photo Ideas for the Scrapbook Page

We frequently share ideas for getting your scrapbook photos on your scrapbook pages at Get It Scrapped. Here’s a closer look at five photo ideas for your scrapbook pages. Follow the links below to team members’ personal blogs and youtube channels where you can see extended technique, storytelling, and product details about layouts accompanying these photo […]

Continue Reading 0
bugs&critters-feat

Ideas for Scrapbook Page Storytelling with Photos of Bugs and Critters

It’s never too late to give your photos stories, and here we’ve got ideas for scrapbook page storytelling with those photos of bugs and critters in your archives. The Give Your Photos Stories podcast invites 2 or 3 guests to find a photo in their personal archives on a specific topic — and then tell […]

Continue Reading 0
story600

6 Storytelling Approaches for the Scrapbook Page

We frequently share scrapbooking ideas for storytelling at Get It Scrapped. Here’s a closer look at six recent storytelling articles. Follow the links below to team members’ personal blogs and youtube channels where you can see extended technique, storytelling, and product details about layouts accompanying our storytelling articles.   1. Tell A Story with Numbers You […]

Continue Reading 0