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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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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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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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6 Ways to Create More Room for Journaling on Your Scrapbook Pages

Arranging photos, journaling, titlework and embellishments onto your canvas is one of the primary tasks of making a scrapbook page. That task gets tougher when you’ve got lots of journaling. Check out these six ways to make room for your journaling. 1. Use “newspaper-style” columns. Summer Fullerton says, “This layout is the story of my inability […]

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Video Blog | 8 Voices To Capture in Scrapbook Journaling and Titles

Write scrapbook journaling or titles that capture a subject’s voice for rich and appealing storytelling. In Christy Strickler‘s video version of this Get It Scrapped blog post, we’ll see several scrapbooking ideas for getting voice onto your layouts from our Creative Team. Click here to see the original blog post with detailed designer notes.

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Ideas for Adding Visual Pizzazz to Your Scrapbook Page Journaling

Scrapbook page journaling is one of five basic scrapbook page parts (the others are photos, title, embellishments, and the canvas everything sits on). In this piece, we’ve got ideas for jazzing up your journaling visually. Sian Fair says, “When my nephew visits, we like to plan a trip to the museum: this page records–in letter […]

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