Archive | Finding and Using Inspiration

Smells Like Teen Spirit by Iris Fox | Supplies: Pattern Paper: Jillibean Soup; Chipboard: Simple Stories, Ali Edwards, K and Company; Gossamer Blue; Flat Stickers: Simple Stories, Dear Lizzy, Pebbles; Wood Veneer: Studio Calico, Jillibean Soup, Fancy Pants, Corbett Creations; Puffy Stickers: Ali Edwards; Epoxy Stickers: Gosssamer Blue; Brads: Simple Stories; Flair: A Flair for Buttons; Enamel Shapes/Dots: My Mind’s Eye, Gossamer Blue

Have You Tried Out These Trends on Your Scrapbook Pages Yet?

Spotting trends requires, simply, that you pay attention to what people are talking about, what they’re decorating their homes with, what they’re wearing, and how they’re entertaining. As a result of social media and blogs, it’s never been easier to know what folks are talking about. Here’s a roundup of some of our favorite trends […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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