Scrapbooking Idea Templates Everywhere

Templates in themselves are a great scrapbooking idea. Want to create a cool shape on your scrapbook page? Use ordinary items to create extrodinary shapes!

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There are many items you can use as templates in your scrapbooking. Try some of the following ideas:

  • Trace around chipboard shapes. The chipboard border shown in the below photo was found for less than 25 cents in a clearance section. I created 2 different sized borders by just tracing the lower section of the chipboard shape.
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  • Need a circle? Use a glass, mug or bottle.
  • Need a square?. Use a vase, votive candle holder or box.
  • Need a random shape? Try a Bo Bunny flexible ruler. This will also work for a wave.
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  • Want a fun shape for a cooking page or kids page? Trace around cookie cutters.
  • If you have kids you probably have some plastic shape templates laying around you can use.
  • Just look around your home with new eyes - almost anything can be a template.
  • Need something to match your layout? Try our matching embellishment how to page.
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    Looking for ways to use tempates to create a new look check out this blog post.
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    Hope you use some of these fun ideas. For those who fear freehanding a shaped template is an easy alternative.

    Find another great scrapbooking idea here.


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