Category Archives: How-Tos

Scrapbook How-To: Create a Gathered Fabric Border

Increase the texture factor of your layout by adding a feminine gathered trim. For a fabulous way to draw attention to your photos, you can create this border using a variety of fabric – from cotton to burlap. The ruching … Continue reading

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Scrapbook How-To: Embellish Large Accents

The next time you have a dominant element on your layout, accent it with a variety of colorful, mismatched buttons from your scrapbook stash or junk drawer. While Mou Saha did this with a rainbow, any large design will work … Continue reading

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Scrapbook How-To: Create Glassine Bubbles

Use glassy glassine to add texture to your layouts. Glassine has just a hint of wax that helps dry embossed images hold their shape, as Stacy Cohen illustrates in her layout from Mixed Media, Vol. 1. Use this technique to … Continue reading

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Scrapbook How-To: Add Texture to Foam Stickers

Enhance the joyful feeling of the story you’re telling by adding whimsical textured patterns to your foam letter stickers. That’s exactly what Cindy Tobey did for her delightful layout for Scrapbooking Tips & Tricks: Texture! Simple heat your foam letter … Continue reading

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Scrapbook How-To: Create Frames with Foil Tape

Give your family layouts a bright look by using self-adhesive foil tape that adds glimmer, but not bulk. It’s a metallic substitute for decorative tape! Use it to simply anchor photos or create gilt frames, as Autumn Baldwin did in … Continue reading

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