Archive | Finding and Using Inspiration

Use These Grid Foundations on Your Next Scrapbook Page

Use These Grid Foundations on Your Next Scrapbook Page

The grid foundation is one of several layout configurations scrapbookers use again and again when making scrapbook page designs. Over the years we’ve shared a number of different ideas for using the grid design on your scrapbook pages. Here’s a roundup of favorites: 1. Embellish with Tone-On-Tone Color-Blocked Grids On your next page, try a […]

Continue Reading 0
GISMembership-TI-Vol4-Thumb

Translating Inspiration to Your Story and Design: Nature

Finding and using inspiration from outside of other scrapbook pages is a wonderful way to shake things up in fresh ways. This year in the Get It Scrapped membership we’re exploring a variety of those outside sources. The newest class in the Translating Inspiration series, has three guest teachers showing you how to find and […]

Continue Reading 0
Pinterest Fail by Shanna Hystad | Supplies: Cardstock-Bazzill, Puffy Stickers-Crate Paper (Journey), Thickers (gold and white), Water Colors-Binney & Smith, Glitter-Martha Steward, Office Supply date stamp.

Add Contrast and Charm to Your Scrapbook Pages with a “Dipped” Look

The “dipped” look is currently popular in home décor, fashion and even in scrapbook supplies. It’s a look in which half of an item is colored differently from the other half in a way that looks like that item were half-way dipped into paint. Dipped elements on the scrapbook page are a great tool for […]

Continue Reading 1
My Stairsteps by Dawn Farias | Supplies: Papers: Looking Sharp alpha paper and patterned paper from Tropicana; Paint: Painterly 1; Numbers: Sans Serif alpha; Dates: Date Stamps; font is outline of Arial Narrow Bold; miscellanous embellishments; all supplies from Dawn by Design at The Digital Press

Ideas for Scrapbook Page Storytelling with a Simple Linear Style

Monoline (simple linear styled) logos, stamps and other artwork are popular in graphic design. This type of design is created by rendering intricate images, typography and designs in single-weighted lines. We always love seeing how our team takes the challenge to use a specific and trendy approach in their pages. Read on for pages inspired […]

Continue Reading 1
GISMembership-TI-Vol2-Thumb-Lg

Find Scrapbook Page Inspiration for Storytelling and Design in Product Packaging

Finding and using inspiration from outside of other scrapbook pages is a wonderful way to shake things up in fresh ways. This year in the Get It Scrapped membership we’re exploring a variety of those outside sources. The newest class in the Translating Inspiration series, has three guest teachers showing you how to find and […]

Continue Reading 0
Wild in Arizona by Shanna Hystad | Supplies: Paper: Best Creation & Kaisercraft, Puffy Stickers: Crate Paper, Brads: Carta Bella, Flair: My Mind’s Eye, Tags: October Afternoon & Pink Paislee, Foam Letters: We R Memory Keepers & American Crafts

Find and Use Inspiration for Designing with Line on the Scrapbook Page

Line is a fundamental element of visual design. Lines can be straight, curved, thick, thin, vertical, horizontal, diagonal, solid or broken. The rendering of a line can imply a mood or tone. Soft and curving lines signal tranquility. Jagged diagonals evoke a more jarring tone. On the scrapbook page, you can use lines alone or […]

Continue Reading 0
Maya @ Eight by Iris Fox | Supplies: Papers: Cocoa Vanilla Studio, We R Memory Keepers; Ephemera: Cocoa Vanilla Studio, Simple Stories; Alphas: We R Memory Keepers

Find and Use Design Inspiration for Working with Space on the Scrapbook Page

Your scrapbook page canvas establishes a space within which you’ll design–by arranging elements within that space. As you arrange those elements, it’s important to pay attention to the way your foreground elements define the surrounding “white” space. A great way to try new approaches to working with space is to look at inspiration pieces and […]

Continue Reading 2