Cardboard, unwanted clothes, twist-ties, and leftover party decorations are just a few of the top twelve household items you can use as scrapbooking embellishments for your layouts!
Cereal boxes and the backing of a pad of paper provide thin cardboard. With a little bit of paint, glitter, or patterned paper, you can use cardboard to create a dimensional title for your layout, funky frames, or showcase your journaling.
For added fun, trace around the edges of your designs with glitter glue.
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Stores still sell the silver colored tape, but you'll also find bright solids colors, stripes and even floral duct tape!
Imagine the fun you can have adding colorful duct tape to your layouts. You'll be able to create borders, photo frames, make a flower garden, or cut the tape into small pieces and use as confetti.
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Cut out the designs and add them onto your page. If the tablecloth has an interesting border, cut a strip of it to be used as your layout border. Also, don't forget that your used gift bags and wrapping paper can also be used for your layouts. Quite often gift bags will have die-cuts attached which can be an instant embellishment.
Also, don't forget that your used gift bags and wrapping paper can also be used for your layouts. Quite often gift bags will have die-cuts attached which can be an instant embellishment. Sometimes even printed scraps from previous homework is great as an embellishment.
Letters can be made out of patterned paper scraps, bright envelopes that come in the mail, comic strips, or any other paper that you have.
This technique will provide an interesting look to your layout. You can use the ties to emphasize a title or to create whimsical stems for flowers. Other items, such as a clean dry sponge, cork, a potato or an eraser can be used as a stamp as well.
Other items, such as a clean dry sponge, cork, a potato or an eraser can be used as a stamp as well.
More and more scrapbookers are looking for ways to utilize household items into their layouts. Not only does this cut down on scrapbooking expenses, it's also a great way of using items that might eventually be tossed out otherwise. If you need more ideas, check out some of the online scrapbook photo galleries and get inspired.
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