Digital Scrapbooking Basics

  • What is Digital Scrapbooking

    What is Digital Scrapbooking

    Are you wondering “What is Digital Scrapbooking”? Let us explain!

    It’s never been easier to take pictures! And now that the vast majority of these pictures are digital, we have tons options for what to do with them. Have you ever…

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  • Advantages of Digital Scrapbooking

    Advantages of Digital Scrapbooking

    Nearly all photos snapped today are digital and we seem to always be nearby a computer. So using your computer, tablet or phone to turn your photos into beautiful scrapbook layouts makes perfect sense. If you’ve have hesitation about paper scrapbooking, but love the idea of making your favorite photos into something really memorable, digital scrapbooking is your answer!

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  • Make the Switch: 10 Great Reasons to Digital Scrapbook

    Make the Switch: 10 Great Reasons to Digital Scrapbook

    Digital scrapbooking unlocks a world of options with the click of your mouse! Most scrappers that try it never go back to traditional scrapping. If you are not yet convinced, here are some of the great reasons to digital scrapbook we absolutely love!

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  • How to Get Started Digital Scrapbooking

    How to Get Started Digital Scrapbooking

    What does a digital scrapbooker need to get started? There’s only a few tools you’ll need to make amazing layouts. We will dive into each of them and explain what you need to make your first page.

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  • Digital Scrapbooking Terms & Tools

    Digital Scrapbooking Terms & Tools

    If you’re new to digital scrapbooking, some of the lingo might be a bit foreign to you. But here’s a quick review of some common terminology, tools, and products that will have you up to speed in no time! Actions: These products are automated sequences of photo editing steps, designed to make photo editing and […]

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  • How to Create Color Swatches from Photos!

    How to Create Color Swatches from Photos!

    When I create digital scrapbook pages, I usually let the photos guide my color choices. I’ve found that whether I am choosing from ready-made collections or coloring ScrapSimple products, using color swatches makes the process easier. In this tutorial, I’ll show how you can create your own custom color swatches from photos. You will need […]

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  • Super-Size Your Title!

    Super-Size Your Title!

    I have to be honest: I’ve been in a rut when it comes to my scrapbooking lately. Life is so busy that I haven’t been tapping into my creativity at all, and all of my pages are starting to look the same. That’s why I was so excited to be given the challenge to create […]

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  • Wonderful Word Art

    Wonderful Word Art

    It’s no secret that I love word art. Elisha Barnett’s Simple Joys Collection has wonderful cursive script word art that is so pretty and useful. One of the reasons I love word art so much is its versatility. Let me share with you three fun word art ideas to personalize your page and make your […]

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  • The Power of Thirds

    The Power of Thirds

    Early in my scrapbooking, I ran across a simple idea that helped me to quickly improve my photo cropping and picture taking – the principle of thirds. I found out the eye likes to see the subject of a photo or layout one-third of the way from two edges.

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  • Shape Repetition for More Engaging  Layouts

    Shape Repetition for More Engaging Layouts

    Shape repetition – duplicating elements, textures, themes, or colors in a digital scrap layout – is an easy way to give your layout a compelling flow. A shape constitutes anything from the simplest form, such as a circle, to more complex ideas found in curving lines.

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