By Crystal Jeffrey Rieger
Take Your Scrapbooking Out of BoundsLife is filled with principles, either written and unstated - and scrapbooking isn't any exception. ideas are nice directions, yet they could speedy turn into limitations that stifle creativity. it is time to become independent from and separate from from the confines of regular scrapbooking to respire new lifestyles into your pages.With a whole lot nice layouts that illustrate how one can holiday 30 universal scrapbooking "rules," break away is certain to spark slightly insurgent in you, and get you developing in clean new methods. Layouts illustrating the right way to holiday ideas like "only sturdy images might be used" and "patterned paper needs to fit" will open your eyes to standard ideas you could no longer even observe you are following, then assist you push your self to create with no limits.Dare to be various with:Creative demanding situations for breaking the foundations within the bookStep-by-step directions for enjoyable suggestions like making customized stamps, flocking letters, developing pompoms and embossing paperMakeovers displaying a similar layouts either following and breaking the rulesA gallery of over one hundred twenty break free scrapbook pagesLearn how you can forget about the "shoulds" and very break free.
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The photo captures her daughter in a way that a perfectly posed and focused photo could not. The look expresses the feeling that her daughter’s excitement was so great no photo frame could contain it. And the blur creates a sense of movement and gives the page energy. Supplies: Cardstock; patterned paper (KI Memories); stamps (Fancy Pants, Making Memories); chipboard heart (BasicGrey); transparency frame (My Mind’s Eye); Misc: adhesive, embossing pen and powder, floss, lace, paint, pen, staples YOUR CHALLENGE Scrap a photo that evokes a feeling of movement because of a blurry subject.
Supplies: Patterned paper (SEI); die-cut letters (My Mind’s Eye); felt arrow, letter stickers (American Crafts); button (Dollarstore); flowers (Blueye Dezines); Misc: adhesive, floss, pen YOUR CHALLENGE Create a page with a linear background and elements at various angles. Breaking the Rules 5 RULE All elements need to be contained within the page edges You learned it in kindergarten. And now the idea of staying within the lines has seeped into your creative process. When you see the straight edges of your scrapbook paper it’s easy to perceive them as boundaries.
Supplies: Cardstock; patterned paper (Upsy Daisy); letter stickers (American Crafts); paper bird (Prima); tag (Every Jot & Tittle); Misc: adhesive, floss, pen YOUR CHALLENGE Create a page about a daily occurance using two non-specific photos. Small children often have adorable ways of saying things, and my son is no exception. I want to remember the way my son speaks before it changes. But his speech patterns are intangible things leaving me without any photo to support the stories. So I matched this story with a simple portrait to create a meaningful page.