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The photos in this fruit themed layout coordinate perfectly with the colors in the new Mayberry paper pack from Close to My Heart. When designing a scrapbook page, always choose papers with colors that match the objects you want to highlight in your photos. In this example, the pink in the girls’ shirts, and in the apples pop because of the prominent pink in the papers.


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The new Bliss Paper Pack from Close to my Heart is perfect for wedding themed projects, but would also be lovely for scrapbooking vintage photos. I love the way the neutral colors blend together with soft romantic patterns. Neutrals like these are a great choice when scrapbooking photos without prominent colors that you want to highlight. Notice the subtle use of sparkles in these projects; the stick on bling adds the final touch.


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The new Mayberry My Reflections Paper Pack from Close to my Heart has a homespun feel, and cheery colors—perfect for capturing summer memories! Here are some artwork ideas using this adorable new paper pack.


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Using black and white (or sepia) photos in your scrapbooks can create a stunning effect. Generally it is best to compliment them with neutral papers (browns, greys, creams), with at most a single accent color.

To read more about using sepia photos, see http://www.scrapedia.com/2010/02/04/scrapbooking-sepia-toned-pictures/


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Chipboard dimensional elements are wonderfully versatile. For this card, we covered dimensional elements flowers with paper, and also stamped & sponged some of them (center circles) to create a coordinated look. Continue reading

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A little inspiration for your holiday card making. Using this Christmas paper pack you can create a unique card with hinges. Add ribbon and hang it from tree or ad a photo.

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The “Rock ‘n Roll’ technique works great with leaf stamps to give a blended multi colored look. For this card, clear embossing was added to give the leaf a little more drama. For a lighter center with dark edges: First … Continue reading

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Even when you don’t have a stamp set to make a focal point for a particular theme, the right paper can save the day. On this card, the tress were cut out of coloed and popped up with foam tape … Continue reading

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