8 More Fasteners to use in Digital Scrapbooking

There are common ways to fasten a photo or element to a scrapbook page, but there are some less common ways. What can be used on a traditional layout, made of printed photos and papers is somewhat limited by the size and weight of the fasteners, but in digital scrapbooking,

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8 common fasteners in digital scrapbooking

Although traditional scrapbookers will often use some special adhesives to hold photos, papers, and embellishments, there are other ways to fasten the various elements. In digital scrapbooking, you can use more types of fasteners simply because it will not add any weight to your layout. This allows more creativity in

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A photo is worth 1,000 words… really?

We all know of the saying “A picture is worth a thousand words”, and we have certainly seen some of those; photos that are beyond words, photos that “say it all”. The truth is that not all photos say that much. In fact, most photos don’t tell anything to someone

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Project 365 – Are you ready?

Last week, we had a quick look at the whole idea of a Project 365. Did you decide to start? Did you already get some of those pictures on a daily basis? If so, let’s continue that journey. If not, no problem; you might want to consider one later this

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Scrapping in the New Year – Project 365

Digital scrapbooking can be an ongoing activity or revolve around a specific project. You might want to create an album for your last vacation, or simply bring out the old photos stacked in a box. Another new type of project has recently combined some photography goals and digital scrapbooking goals;

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Reduce, Reuse and Recycle in Digital Scrapbooking

Considering that digital scrapbooking does not take up physical space and can be much less expensive than purchasing the same amount of paper, brushes, and other elements in paper scrapping, it is very easy to gather a lot of supplies. How many digital supplies do you have on your computer?

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10 more Common Mistakes in Digital Scrapbooking

Last week, I posted 10 mistakes that were commonly seen while digital scrapbooking, and several scrappers added a few more to the list. So here is a follow-up with more mistakes one can see in digital layouts. 1- Missing Shadows This can either be a beginner’s error or a slip

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10 Common Mistakes in Digital Scrapbooking

Whatever program is used for digital scrapbooking, the scrapper is responsible to do everything, from sizing to shadowing to writing to texturing, while paper scrappers do not usually have to worry about it. Unfortunately, a lot of details escape the mind of the user and the resulting layout will make

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Scrapbooking – Teacher tool in school (part 2)

Last week, Lisa shared some interesting ways she has used scrapbooking in her own classroom. Let’s see what she can suggest to other teachers. It is useful to establish benchmarks that students are aware of before starting the project so they know what has to be included for an “A”,

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Scrapbooking – Teacher tool in school

I loved that using scrapbooking techniques got away from the “cookie cutter” or “one size fits all” approach that gets used so much in education. – Lisa Kelsey   Lisa Kelsey has taught 12 years in the public school system grades 7-12.  Her degree is in Home & Family Life/Career

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