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October 2023 Wk3 Scrapbook Page Layout

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 Guest scrapbooker Sarah has done a wonderful job of adding journalling to her double page layout.  This paper (from the Memories and Photos Industrial Zone scrapbox kit) is very decorative and it would be very easy to lose the words in the background.  By using plain cardstock blocks and a white gel pen, she elevates the journalling to make is clear and easy for the viewer to read. When you're working with printed or intricate backgrounds, it can be challenging to find the right balance between your journaling and the background design. Lets look at some creative ideas and techniques...

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October 2023 Wk3 Scrapbook Page Sketch

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September 2023 Wk3 Scrapbook Page Layout

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Using the colour wheel to help you create impactful pages Sarah has used an interesting combination of colours on this double page layout, inspired by the weekly sketch and this month’s Scrap Box kit.    The Colour Wheel - A Quick Overview The colour wheel is a visual tool used by artists and designers to understand the relationships between colours. It consists of twelve colours arranged in a circular format, divided into three categories. primary colours, secondary colours, and tertiary colours. Pink and blue are in the category of secondary colours on the colour wheel. Secondary colours are created by...

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September 2023 Wk3 Scrapbook Page Sketch

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August 2023 Wk3 Scrapbook page layout

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Making the Most of What You Have While it's tempting to splurge on new crafting supplies, there's a special kind of satisfaction in crafting beautiful pages with what you already have.  If you look closely at guest scrapbook Nicky’s pages, you’ll notice a couple of unusual embellishments. Alphabets. Nicky's layout uses an unusual combination of letters, from more than one set.  You can easily combine what you have left to make interesting titles. Using photos as embellishments.  If you look closely at the coloured square on Nicky's layout, you’ll see they’re actually bits of photographs.  The great thing about this...

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