Today I’m super excited to share a brand new book from Ella Publishing, Scrap Chic: Tricks for being trendy without sacrificing story, and offer a chance to win your own copy! – Jennifer
Learn how to avoid “trend takeover” with help from 14 of the biggest names in scrapbooking, from Ali to Zielske!
Honoring trends can make you feel inspired and energized, truly reinvigorating your scrapbooking. The trick is to keep the trends in check and make them work within your own personal style, so they don’t overwhelm the story you’re trying to tell.
In 36 inspiring pages, you’ll learn insider secrets for showcasing your best stories using today’s top trends. You’ll also enjoy plenty of bonus tricks, from design ideas to product tips to journaling solutions.
See our designers’ takes on: clotheslines, hexagons, ombre, sunburst, wood grain and more—plus a dozen bonus trends to add to your scrapbooker’s toolbox.
- 14 top trends with 2 examples for each
- 14 diverse, well-known scrapbookers
- 36 pages of ideas and inspiration
The 14 contributors were all featured in the 2012 Big Idea Festival at Big Picture Classes. They include: Ali Edwards, Amy Sorensen, Angie Lucas, Becky Novacek, Cathy Zielske, Courtney Walsh, Karen Grunberg, Lisa Dickinson, May Flaum, Nichol Magouirk, Rebecca Cooper, Stacy Julian, Stephanie Baxter, and Wendy Smedley.
How to Win
One lucky scrapbooker will receive her own copy of Scrap Chic for free! Simply leave a comment sharing your favorite current trend by 11:59pm on Tuesday, October 9. One winner will be selected at random and announced later this week.
I love all the woodgrain and chevron designs that are around at the moment!
I’m loving the houndstooth pattern that is everywhere this season
I love the different shapes … triangles, hexagons, big chevron !
Not sure that I have a trend, I just go with my instincts when creating scrap pages. I don’t even know what the current trends are at the moment. Might have to buy the new Scrap Chic to get up to date with trends. Thanks for the chance to win!
I love the hexagons!
I like the hexagon shapes. I have yet to try this trend, but I like the look of it. Thanks for a chance to win.
i know they are nearing the end of the trend, but I still love them!
Right now, triangles!!!
Thanks for the opportunity!
I am a Heritage scrapper but am always looking for ideas and quick ways to scrap 13 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.
I am loving the washi tape trend right now.
washi tape for sure..so many different ways you can use it on your layouts (in a digital fashion)
One trend I have been seeing A LOT lately is honeycomb patterns in papers, etc. I am diggin’ that! 🙂 And a not-so-recent trend that I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE is the use of banners! Super-fun!!!!
Thanks so much for the chance! I totally need something to help boost my mojo!
Candice in Colorado
Chevron, hexagons, journaling cards and washi tape. Sorry, I know that you asked only one, but I can’t choose one from those. I absolutely love them all!
I love paint splatters. I seem to add them to every page I do, especially boy pages.
It’s the honeycomb/hexagons that have me in their grip right now…need a guide to take me back to good old squares!
yay for washi! 🙂
I can’t get enough washi tape and chevron! My favorite trends right now! Thanks for the chance!
I love the chevrons and am getting into washi more too! Thanks for the chance to win!
I don’t know that I really know all the current trends but I do like all the chevrons I’ve seen and glad to have finally learned how to make them.
I’m really diggin’ using Feathers and Woodgrain in my pages right now.
My favourite current trend is using quilting templates and translating them into paper patterns that I use for cards and scrapbook layouts.
My favorite trend right now is “Hexagons” – I am really loving layouts using hexagons! Thank you for the opportunity.
I think my favorite trendy thing to do in my scrapbooks is to use doillies….I thank you for the chance to win….
I love the hexagon trend!!! I’ve always loved a graphic look!
My favourite trend at the moment is Polaroid frames. Everything old is new again! 😉
I like the chevrons and arrows on the pages right now.
Thanks for the chance to win!
washi tape, no question. I love the casual, slightly scruffy look it gives to my pages
Washi tape and hexagons!
I’m really loving the Washi tape trend…it is so fun and so easy to work with!