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Scrapbook Pages Inspired by the Flea Market Style | Page Guide No. 8

The “flea market” decor style is eclectic one often including a curated collection of pieces that are seeminly unrelated, each with their own story, and yet combining to tell a bigger, single story. This style incorporates objects one might find at a flea market, vintage pieces, second-hand belongings, or antique collectibles. These items often have […]

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Include the Vintage Looks of Past Decades on Your Scrapbook Pages | Page Guide No. 5

Specific decades or eras of time are often associated with particular textures, music, fashions, art, food, and so much more–all of these  making up this time period’s style. You can draw inspiration from any of  those elements to evoke a sense of that time on your scrapbook page. Our creative team took a look at our […]

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Ideas for Scrapbook Page Storytelling with a Wabi-Sabi Style | Page Guide No. 2

The Wabi-Sabi style comes out of the Japanese aesthetic and idea that “nothing lasts, nothing is finished, nothing is perfect–and that is a good thing.” The style limits itself to the essentials, but at the same time focuses on the imperfections, textures and details of those essentials. This design style is characterized by its use […]

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Ideas for Scrapbook Page Storytelling with an English Countryside Style

The “English Countryside” style has been made popular by the shabby chic look of old English cottages. In this style you’ll find collected and mixed floral prints, ornate frames, fine china and charming textures like lace, worn paper, or old painted wood. Take a look at your scrapbooking stash, and see how many of these […]

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Scrapbook Page Design Choices Inspired by Board Games

Everyday items can be a great source of inspiration for your scrapbook pages–giving your ideas and plans for color, shape, motif, and layout. Today our team shares their pages inspired by board games. Take a look at what they’ve done, and then check out your own own board games, and see what ideas you get. […]

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Video Blog | 4 Places to Find Scrapbook Inspiration Under Your Own Roof

Inspiration truly is EVERYWHERE–including right under your very nose! We accumulate hundreds of mementos and objects throughout our lifetime. As such, our own homes are natural places to begin the search for scrapbook page inspiration. In this video blog by Christy Strickler, we’ll explore ideas for how you might translate that inspiration to your scrapbook […]

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3 Scrapbook Page Stories You Can Tell with a Venn Diagram | Get It Scrapped

Video Blog | 3 Scrapbook Page Stories You Can Tell with a Venn Diagram

Scrapbook page storytelling is visual storytelling, so why not turn to currently popular infographic design, including Venn diagrams, for inspiration? In this video blog by Christy Strickler, we share ideas and inspiration for using venn diagrams as a storytelling tool on your scrapbook layouts. Click here to see the original blog post with designer notes here.

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5 Liftable Scrapbook Page Ideas from 1 Layout by Jill Sprott

It’s the accumulation of well-chosen and carefully crafted details that create a masterful scrapbook page. Check out 5 details on “Destination Unknown” by Jill Sprott (shared in a recent GIS Membership special event) and see if one or two of them can inspire scrapbook page ideas for your next page. Jill’s page is about her daughter’s difficult […]

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