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Sacsayhuaman by Deborah Wagner | Supplies: Scenic View by Fiddledeedee, Ethnic Patterns by Sunny Art Shop, Arizona by Digital Design Essentials, The Great Outdoors by Clever Monkey Graphics, Art Play Palette Explore by Anna Aspnes.

Scrapbook Ideas for Using Bold Tribal Patterns on Your Pages

“Tribal” or “ethnic” patterns derived from the visual art of Native American, African, Pacific Island and other indigenous cultures have become popular in modern day dress, interiors and even scrapbooking supplies. These patterns include: batiks (India), shibori (Japan), tapas (Fiji), ganado (Navajo), kente (Ghana) and more. See how our Creative Team has used these patterns […]

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Street Cat No More By Christy Strickler |Supplies Patterned Paper: Basic Grey, Pink Paislee, Studio Calico;Letters: Freckled Fawn, Glitz Designs; Resin: Cocoa Daisy. Freckled Fawn; Vellum: Studio Calico; Doily: Wilton,other; Ribbon

How to Break Design Rules on the Scrapbook Page | Page Guide 21

The design elements and principles we often teach in our articles here are guidelines that you can use to build a solid and appealing design that tells a story. Once you understand these rules, though, it’s time to break them purposefully and take advantage of the benefits that rule-breaking yields: moving out of your comfort […]

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It's OK by Devra Hunt | Supplies: Patterned paper-Shimelle, wood pieces and cork, Freckled Fawn, Shimelle, die cuts, alphas-Shimelle stickers-Shimelle and Freckled Fawn, felt doily-Freckled Fawn, pen and adhesive-EK Success

Scrapbook Page Design Inspired by Learning Spaces

The popularity of educational play is on the rise. Homeshooling is becoming more common, new innovative STEAM toys (STEAM=Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) are filling the shelves of big box toy stores, and now instead of playrooms people are beginning to incorporate “learning spaces” within their homes. These spaces often have a clean, organized […]

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Scrapbook Page Challenge: Mix Contrasting Styles On Your Page

When you juxtapose elements that aren’t usually shown together, the viewer is not only interested, they are curious and maybe uneasy. There’s something off and they want to figure out what and why. This approach is one to use occasionally and with consideration to get an eye-catching look. Be sure, though, that your juxtapositions are […]

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Scrapbook Ideas for Upcycling Your Older Products | Page Guide No. 17

Upcycling is a big trend in fashion and home interiors and one of the easiest ways to make a scrapbook product work with any page! Our Creative Team made pages here that feature an older scrapbooking product given a facelift. They share their tips for altering older products and dressing them up to give them […]

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