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May 2024 Wk5 Scrapbook Page Layout

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Creative ways to use Ink Pads in Scrapbooking A couple of weeks ago we looked at the different types of ink pads.  This week we're looking at another of Michelle's layouts, which incorporates an ink stamping technique.  In this one, she tells me she has used the outside of an empty washi tape reel to make the circles on her layout - waste not want not! Let’s explore the possibilities of how ink pads.  Step out of the regular stamping of shapes and letters like guest Scrapbooker Michelle and try out some of these ideas on your next layout.  ...

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May 2024 Wk5 Scrapbook Page Sketch

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December 2023 wk5 Scrapbook page layout

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Designing your own sketches I asked my guest scrapbookers to challenge me by making a double page layout of their own design for me to make into a sketch. Crafting your layouts from scratch not only adds a personal touch to your albums but also allows your creativity to shine. Let’s explore the creative journey of making scrapbook sketches.   Gather your inspiration Before you start sketching, gather inspiration from various sources. Browse through magazines, look at greeting cards, home décor, Pinterest boards, or even take a walk in nature. Inspiration can strike anywhere, and having a diverse range of...

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December 2023 Wk5 Scrapbook page sketch

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September 2023 Wk5 Scrapbook Page Layout

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Adding Depth to Your Scrapbook: Creating 3D Effects with Paper and Card This week, I challenged my guest scrapbooker Sarah to design a double page layout, and then I translated her design into a page sketch (see below) I love how she’s given the pages a £d effect without actually adding anything too bumpy.... While traditional scrapbooking layouts are stunning in their own right, adding a touch of three-dimensionality to your pages can take your creations to the next level. Let’s explore how to create 3D effects on your scrapbook pages using just paper and card while striking a balance...

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