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Add Texture and Charm to Your Scrapbook Pages with Creative Stitching Techniques

Stitching, whether by hand or machine, can add texture and charm to your scrapbook pages. See here the special stitching touches our Creative Team members added to their pages and get their tips and insights on this creative work. Cara Vincens says, “My children seem to be growing faster and faster, I dare not blink […]

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Scrapbook Ideas for Upcycling Your Older Products | Page Guide No. 17

Upcycling is a big trend in fashion and home interiors and one of the easiest ways to make a scrapbook product work with any page! Our Creative Team made pages here that feature an older scrapbooking product given a facelift. They share their tips for altering older products and dressing them up to give them […]

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Scrapbook Ideas for Mixing Mediums and Techniques on Your Page Background | Page Guide No. 15

Your scrapbook page canvas is the base upon which you build your page. You might use solid cardstock, patterned paper, a die-cut shape, a base altered with mediums like paint and ink, or – how about a dynamic combination of mediums and techniques? Our Creative Team takes on this challenge and shows you how a […]

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Scrapbook Ideas for Using 360 Degree Photography to Tell Your Stories | Page Guide No. 12

Thanks to advances in technology for photography as well as the many apps available, we can do amazing things with our photos and capture life in new ways. One of those new ways is 360 photography, popular in real estate marketing, tourism and news. Here our Creative Team tells you how and why they took […]

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Scrapbook Ideas for Using Hand Lettering in Your Titles

Hand lettering is currently a trendy aspect of decor, stationary and graphic design. Hand lettering is also a natural fit with scrapbook page titles. Our creative team shows you how they’re using hand lettering on their projects. Marie-Pierre Capistran says, “This page is about the the first time I saw my daughter dance with a […]

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Drop Shadow Tips and Tricks for Your Digital Scrapbook Pages

This lesson from Celeste Smith first appeared as a part of the membership class “Oomph and Polish.” For that class and many more, join us.   by Celeste Smith As a beginning digital scrapbooker, I didn’t understand or see the value of shadows. Actually, I was quite intimidated by them and rarely used them. I look back at […]

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Digital Techniques for Lighting Up Your Layouts to Create Dimension | Get It Scrapped

Digital Techniques for Lighting Up Your Layouts to Create Dimension

This lesson from Jana Morton first appeared as a part of the membership class “Texture & Dimension.” For that class and over 60 more, join us. by Jana Morton As a photographer, I am very conscious of light. I am always trying to figure out my best position to capture an event based on where light […]

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Lynnette Penacho Shares 5 Ways to Use Shapes to Start Your Scrapbook Page Designs

Lynnette Penacho Shares 5 Ways to Use Shapes to Start Your Scrapbook Page Designs

This lesson from Lynnette Penacho first appeared as a part of the membership class “Canvas.” For that class and over 60 more, join us. by Lynnette Penacho When it comes to building the foundations of my digital scrapbooking layouts, I’m a HUGE fan of shapes. My shape tool is by far my most favorite in […]

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The World is but a Canvas by Judean Patten-Clark | Supplies: Cardstock, Letter Stickers: American Crafts; Glitter Letter Stickers: Pink Paislee; Tile Letter Stickers: Glitz Designs; Gold Foil Stickers, Die-Cut Arrows, Vellum: Studio Calico; Patterned Paper: October Afternoon; Brad, Puffy Stickers: My Mind's Eye; Transparencies: Hambly; Fringe Trim, Gold Mist: Heidi Swapp; Watercolor Paints, Watercolor Paper: Windsor Newton; Grid Tag; Elle's Studio.

Ideas & Techniques for Adding Trendy Contour Lines to Your Scrapbook Page

Contour lines represent elevations on a topographical map and our creative team’s top trendspotter, Karen Poirier-Brode noted this trend’s emergence after winter 2014 CHA. We’ve put together a pinboard of contour-line inspiration and asked our team to make pages that incorporate this wonderfully organic and representational motif. Marcia Fortunato says, “One weekend last month, my […]

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Ideas for Designing with Fonts on Your Digital and Hybrid Scrapbook Pages

Designing with fonts gets less expensive when you use designer bundles like those at The Hungry Jpeg. They offer up a big selection of fonts and digital art at a heavy discount for a short time (usually a month). Over the last year, many of the scrapbookers spending time at the Get It Scrapped forums have […]

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