You know the saying “variety is the spice of life”? Well today I’m going to share a variety of 10-minute tricks so you can spice up your scrapbook pages. These ideas are from past Creating Keepsakes issues but are worth another look because if you’re like me, you’ve marked them to try and then forgot. So let’s take a look at a few tricks for your scrapbook layouts.
These 10 stitching ideas from Linda Barber, found in the September/October 2012 issue, combine machine stitching with hand-sewn stitches. From simple to more involved, these fiber-centric ideas will add warmth and variety to your scrapbook layouts.
Envelope Mini Album
How many times have you wanted to include more photos or journaling on your scrapbook pages? Kim Watson created this fun and easy mini album from envelopes in the July/August 2012 issue. Plus, you can vary the mini album’s size based on the envelopes you use.
Oh, wonderful washi tape! With all the colors and patterns it lends itself to many options on your scrapbook pages. Look at what Megan Hoeppner did on this layout from the September/October 2013 issue. If you don’t have washi tape, you’ll want some after seeing these ideas.
Are you ready to try a few quick tricks on your layouts? No reason to do them all. Pick a few favorites and give it a try.
Have fun creating!