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How to Make a Paper Pinwheel for Scrapbook Layout Embellishment

by Michelle Houghton Pinwheels are trendy scrapbook layout embellishments. And they are easy to make yourself. Use the instructions that follow to customize embellishments that make scrapbooking personal. You need a few supplies: double sided paper glue dot brad or button  pencil straight edge scissors paper cutter Step #1 – Cut your paper into squares. […]

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Make Your Own Paper Scrapbook Page Embellishments with Digital Products

by Paula Gilarde Don’t have the right embellishment for your page? Use Photoshop (or even Word if you’re handy with its drawing features) to create shapes, then add color and text for a custom embellishment you can print, trim, and mount on your paper scrapbook page On “Fair” I used digital brushes to make the […]

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Don’t have themed products? “Usurping the Throne” includes a crown cut from glitter paper (the crown is a shape in Photoshop that you could print to the back of paper and cut out) and a flourish covered with gold glitter paper. Even the glittery journaling tag contributes to the fun title and juxtaposition of a sick child in the family throne: Dad’s chair.

Choosing Embellishments for the Scrapbook Page

by Debbie Hodge Think about racing stripes on a car, earrings on a woman, roses on china. Each of these are embellishments. Wikipedia defines an embellishment as something that enhances appearance without having any functional purpose. I say “not so” when it comes to embellishing scrapbook pages. embellishments can deepen and support your page subject […]

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