Archive | Ideas from Current Trends

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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Sometimes Prickly by Lynn Grieveson | Supplies. 
Sometimes Prickly Kit and Light me Home papers by Lynn Grieveson Designs, Grow a Happy Life plant transfer and sticker from Dawn Inskip (all at The Lilypad)

Ideas for Scrapbook Page Storytelling with a Succulent Motif

The succulent plant motif has shown up in home decor, fashion, stationery, web design and scrapbooking supplies. The motif is not only trendy but it also carries popular associations (i.e., prickly, southwest, timeless, and minimalism) that can support a story angle. See how our creative team is using the succulent motif in their scrapbook page […]

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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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Family Stories by Shanna Hystad | Supplies: Paper & Stickers: Carta Bella, Letters: Basic Grey, Fonts: Traveling Typewriter & Buttermilk Farmhouse

Ideas for Scrapbook Page Storytelling with a “Farm Fresh” Style

The “Farm Fresh” style can be found in  fashion and home décor. It incorporates vintage items, homespun prints, rich grains and textures, as well as farm-inspired plant and animal motifs. See how our creative team puts this style to work on their scrapbook pages. Shanna Hystad says, “My page is about my great grandmother, Elizabeth. […]

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28 Years by Karen Poirier-Brode | Supplies: Kits - Swing Into Spring, Scrapbook Graphis, New Life Dreams Designs; Julep, GB, Pixels and Co, Font - traveling typewriter, wood numbers - Getting Artsy Fall, The Cluster Queen, Melissa Rickchick

Scrapbook Ideas Inspired by Flatlay Photography

Flatlay Photography is trending in social media and graphic design right now. This type of photography captures a collection of carefully curated and placed items and is often used to tell a brand’s story. This week, our Creative Team is using flatlay photography as inspiration for their scrapbook page designs.   Kelly Sroka says, “This […]

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