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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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Video Blog | What’s Your Motif? 10 Ideas for Using Hearts on Your Scrapbook Pages

Hearts are the perfect way to convey passion, love and affection on your scrapbook pages. Whether you are trying to communicate a love between two people, a love for a particular object, or simply a love for life–hearts are definitely a good place to start. In this video blog by Christy Strickler, we’ll explore inspiration […]

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Scrapbooking Ideas for Visual Storytelling with the Allegorist Story Style

Your best scrapbook pages reflect a storytelling style–your preference for certain kinds of stories and your way of telling them both visually and with words. We defined and illustrated 10 different story styles in the Story Styles LookBook that’s a part of the Get It Scrapped membership. One of those styles is the Allegorist Style. In an […]

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Ideas for Scrapbook Page Storytelling with A Fairy Tale Style

Even as technology advances change our daily lives, the appeal of Fairy Tales grows. See this influence in fashion, and in the continued line up of fairy tale stories at the theater. Try using color, motif, and styling inspired by fairy tales to give your next scrapbook page fairy-tale charm. Marie Pierre Capistran says, ” This page […]

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Video Blog | Paper and Digital Techniques for Making Your Own Flat Geometric (Low Poly) Elements

In “flat geometric” works, the designs are rendered with geometric shapes on flat surfaces in a way that conveys depth and dimension. Color, value, and shape all combine to create the illusion of dimension. This trend is popular now in illustration, home decor, and print patterns. Below see a video version of a Get It Scrapped blog post […]

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Video Blog | Ideas for Scrapbook Page Storytelling with the Family Tree Motif

The family tree motif has been used to represent lineage since the  biblical Book of Isaiah. Today this motif endures both for practical and decorative use. Below see a video version of a Get It Scrapped blog post filled with ideas for using the family tree motif on your scrapbook pages. Click here to see the original blog […]

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Ideas for Scrapbook Page Storytelling with the Family Tree Motif

The family tree motif has been used to represent lineage since the  biblical Book of Isaiah used it to detail Christ’s ancestors originating from Jesse of Bethlehem. Visual depictions of this Tree of Jesse can be seen rendered on stained windows, carvings, and illuminated manuscripts. Today this motif endures both for practical and decorative use. The tree, its […]

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