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Scrapbook How-to: Create a Pattern with an Adhesive Runner

Define your layout’s design using your trusty adhesive runner. Mark a grid or other straight-lined design with a pencil, then go over it with adhesive. You can add anything from glitter to small, lightweight embellishments that match your layout’s theme. … Continue reading

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Scrapbook How-to: Create Patterned Leaf Accents

Create your own interestingly patterned leaves using this easy stamping technique, and then arrange your leaves on your layout as if they were being thrown in the air. By stamping on your cardstock before punching out your leaves, you add … Continue reading

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Scrapbook How-to: Create Subtle Ink Splatter on Scrapbook Pages

Spray ink is available in a variety of colors and is a quick way to add color to a scrapbook layout. For an alternate way to use spray inks, create this subtle splatter effect by removing the cap and using … Continue reading

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Scrapbook How-to: Stretch Your Flowers

Like you, we’ve never met a flower we didn’t like. This idea uses flowers to fill a space. As Cindy Tobey shows on her History Made Fun layout from Budget-Friendly Scrapbooking, flat fabric flowers work beautifully not just as accents, … Continue reading

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Scrapbook How-To: Use Sequins for a Celebratory Accent

The sheer iridescent quality of sequins adds the perfect touch to Jen Jockish’s celebratory layout, Six Years from Mixed Media Scrapbooking, Vol. 1. She used sequins to bring her handmade glass of champagne to life by mimicking bubbles and the … Continue reading

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