Scrapbooking with Miscellany

Jennifer Wilson

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August 8, 2012

This month the Simple Scrapper reader challenge is to create a layout using a 3×3 grid, based on the sketch shown below. We’ve even provided digital scrapbookers with a free download template (see challenge information). You can use the sketch template to create a “miscellany” layout – one in which you use the squares to tell your story with layers.

Tomorrow, we’ll be sharing layouts created by the Simple Scrapper Design Team and based on this month’s challenge!

It seems that this miscellany style has grown in popularity with the increased use of Instagram photos in scrapbooking. I took a virtual shopping trip for traditional and digital supplies that work with this style. Here’s a look at some of my favorites:

Traditional Supplies

Summer Lovin’ Tidbits by Elle’s Studio
Ten brightly-colored cardstock tags measuring about one-inch wide.

Vintage Instaframes by Heidi Swapp
Package includes four foldable frames, two sticker sheets and rub-ons.

HEY Y’ALL Clear Stamps by Hero Arts / Studio Calico
Set of ten clear stamps including a man, a woman, and quote balloons.

Take Note People Wood Veneer Shapes by Studio Calico
Wood veneer male and female figures in several sizes can be left as is or altered with ink, paints, stains, and more.

Weekday Badges by Hello Forever
Set of twelve badges, seven labeled with the days of the week, measuring approximately ⅞ in. diameter.

Tag Sale Collection Sale Tags by Ormolu
Set of 16 reversible tags measuring ¾ in. x 2 ½ in.; includes eight kraft, eight white-flecked card stock tags, eight kraft twist ties and eight striped twist ties.

Fabulous Fundamentals Cardstock Stickers by Simple Stories
12 in x 12 in. sticker sheet with a variety of elements.

Gray Airmail Japanese Washi Tape by Freckled Fawn
Diagonal gray-stripe washi tape measuring ⅝ in. wide x 394 in. long.

Dear Lizzy Neapolitan Roller Date Stamp by American Crafts
Rolls to stamp the Month, Date, and Year, as well as one of 11 phrases or designs of your choice.

Kraft Coin Envelope by Jillibean Soup
Store your journaling in this kraft envelope measuring 2 ¼ in. x  3 ¾ in. and tuck behind a photo in your layout. 

Digital Supplies

button it up: fresh by Sahlin Studio
Set of 21 un-shadowed, vintage-style fabric-covered buttons in playful patterns and vibrant colors.

3 Minutes Kit by creashens
Digital kit with a playful, photo booth emphasis includes 13 papers, over 40 elements, and full upper- and lower-case alpha numeral set.

Show & Tell Set 2by Maya de Groot
Set of ten journaling cards.

Life’s Little Helpers {Brights} Labels by Zoe Pearn
Package of 55 brightly-colored labels in assorted sizes.

Miss Merry Sunshine by Erica Zane
Set of 15 papers, more than 65 elements, including word art, tape, and frames, and an alphabet.

Scenes From Real Life by One Little Bird
Large kit in subtle colors includes papers, tags, journaling cards, labels, word art, and a filmstrip frame.

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