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How to choose the best, free digital scrapbook background

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How to choose the best, free digital scrapbook background

Using Lots of Colour Using colour is one of my favourite parts of scrapbooking. Yet new scrappers often tell me they feel overwhelmed by it. They hear a phrase like “tertiary colours” and feel they need to take an art class or consult a colour wheel before picking their papers. That’s basically not true! If you can get dressed in the morning, you can choose the right colours for your page. Part of selecting colours will be influenced by your personal taste. I LOVE red, and choose it frequently for my pages (and for my cards, and clothes and all...

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Crucial Elements for a beach layout

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Crucial Elements for a beach layout

Now that you’ve just returned from a fabulous beach vacation and have taken loads of pictures, are you thinking about creating a beach themed scrapbook? There are great background designs to choose from – chalkboard packages are top downloads for this theme. Here are five crucial elements that will help you design great beach scrapbook layouts for an album that you’ll treasure for many years to come.   SHOW HERE   ELEMENT #1 BE SELECTIVE     By carefully choosing your photos, you can create breath-taking scrapbooking beach layouts. It may sound hard at first, but as you begin to...

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A Unique Family Recipe Scrapbook

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A Unique Family Recipe Scrapbook

A recipe scrapbook safeguards fragile original cards, preserving handwritten notes along with ancient spills and spatters. Photos of family gatherings at the table -- and stove -- complete the story. On the following pages are five steps to organizing cherished old recipe cards as well as recent favourites. SHOW HERE INTRODUCTION AND MATERIALS Blank book with acid-free pages Glassine envelopes Adhesive tape Metal straightedge Cutting mat Utility knife Glue Choose a blank book with acid-free pages to hold valuable original recipe cards, protecting them like documents in a scrapbook. STEPS With a pencil, mark horizontal lines for the pocket openings....

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