Design Principle 6: Contrast

In design, contrast is defined as the juxtaposition of elements in order to highlight their differences and create visual interest. So why is contrast important on a scrapbook layout? This design principle is often used for the focal point so …

Time for Fall

Fall time, my favorite time of year. I love to watch the changes in trees as they are transformed by colors, fall to the ground and then crunch under your feet as you walk through the parks. Not every year …

10 Ideas with Symmetrical Page Patterns

Many people think symmetrically, with things balanced on each side. They may place two pillows on the couch — one at each end, or two candlesticks on the table with a basket of fruit in between. They probably do not …

7 Scrapbook Layouts with Pockets

Adding pockets to your Mosaic Moments® layouts is a great way to add journaling, additional photos, or memorabilia to your pages. They also allow you to create a fun, interactive layout on the grid. The Nested Pocket Die Set from …

Making Your Photos Work

Let me begin by saying not all photos work in all patterns. Not all photos should be used with every die. We want layouts that we can love, share and enjoy for years to come with classic looks, not just …

10 Sports Scrapbook Layouts with Mosaic Moments Dies

We love sports and take plenty of pictures of our children and grandchildren playing sports, and of ourselves attending sporting events. Finding the perfect layout to showcase all of those photos can be challenging. So, the Mosaic Moments® design team …

A Recipe for Hidden Journaling

Hidden Journaling. Our dies make great pages full of pictures but are not always journaling friendly. I thought I’d review a few ways to include journaling on those pages, a few more with hidden journaling and feature another way with …

Design Principle 5: Space

Space is defined as the distance or area between, around, above, below, or within elements. Both positive and negative space are important factors to be considered in every design. In the case of Mosaic Moments®, space is organized using a grid. …

Mosaic Style Blending

Making a page with a full mosaic style takes a bit of planning and lots of photos from which to choose. I had several pictures taken in a local butterfly garden of the park down the street. Some were close-ups …

9 Scrapbook Ideas with the Corner Strips Die

When you need a shape that goes around the corner, the Corner Strips Die is your friend. This die not only fills a tight spot, it also offers the opportunity for some unique creations. Take a look at layouts from …

11 Tips to Get Started with the Level 2 Dies

Discover Dies, also referred to as level two dies, are not complicated to use. Many require only a single cut, but they may take a little thought before cutting. To show you just how simple it can be, our design …

10 Scrapbook Ideas with Mosaic Page Patterns

Mosaic layouts, those made by cutting photos into 1-inch squares, can make some absolutely amazing photos. Check out these 10 examples below. 1. Create a Panoramic “Play Ball” by Tami Potter – Pattern #119 (mirrored on second layout) Look closely …

Just Add Journaling

The Horizon Die and Journaling When working with some of our dies it often proves difficult to add journaling to the page. We have a beautiful design and every spot is filled. I’m going to show you one way to …

12 Ways to Scrapbook a Single Photo

We love how we can incorporate so many photos into a Mosaic Moments® layout. But what happens when we only have one photo? Well, those work as well. Here are 10 unique ideas to get you started scrapbooking single photos. …

Quick Pages with the Basics

What I have used to get started to create my quick pages: Coolberry Grid Paper from the Mosaic Moments Cool Drinks Collection Grid Paper Mosaic Moments Basic and Layering Die Sets PhotoPlay’s Jurassic Collection by Becky Fleck Cardstock in green …