Saturday, April 1, 2017

Big Photos Create Big Impact

Check out my recent layout on the Get It Scrapped Blog here. The article gives some great ideas for extending your scene off the page.

For those of you that follow my work, you know that I love large photos and often use them as a background.  They pack a "punch" that you don't get with smaller photos.  I still like to include more than one photo on a page so I am always experimenting with new ideas.  The layout below is a fun way to include more photos.  I have five photos here and still have room for my story and embellishments.  The layout itself is very simple which allows the reader to focus on the story.

Supplies:  Paper-Websters Pages-Summer Fun, Digital Arrows-Ali Edwards, Title Text-Rough Notes Sample, Circle (surf rider) cut from journal card.

Now let's go create! Shanna

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Scrapbook Design Inspired by the 1950s

If you want to learn about how to create vintage looks on scrapbook layouts, check out the Get It Scrapped blog.  I was assigned to create a page inspired by the 1950's.  Read the full blog post here.

Supplies:  Paper &  Die Cuts:  SEI Mayberry Collection, Stamp: October Afternoon, Ink:  Jenni Bowlin-Weather Vane, Fonts: Cherry Cream Soda & HambergerHeaven.

Now let's go create! Shanna

Monday, February 6, 2017

My New Class Will Be Launching Soon!

Hey everyone,
I have a new class launching on February 13th over at Big Picture Classes called Get Ready for a Getaway.  I will show you how to make the most of a scrapbook getaway by sharing tips and tricks for planning, packing, and getting organized. You'll learn a little bit more about me and my awesome group of friends that have been scrapbooking together for more than 10 years.  You'll discover simple ways to make your creative time less stressful and more productive.

If you are not currently subscribing to Big Picture Classes, now would be a great time to start.  I have learned so much as a member myself.  Click here to subscribe or you can start a free trial to take the class.

Please let me know if you have any questions.
Now let's go create!

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Discovering Marvel Cave

First of all, I wanted to wish everyone a Happy 2017.  I am looking forward to learning more and creating more this year.  For the first time, I am participating in Ali Edward's One Little Word project. The word I chose is LEARN.  I am excited to get started and will share my progress with you as I move through the project.

For now I would love for you to check out my new layout featured on the Get It Scrapped blog found here.  The article tells all about the Wabi-Sabi style.  If you don't know what that is, neither did I, but that's what I like about Get It Scrapped.  I am always challenged to learn new things.

Below is the layout I created telling the story about a recent trip to Branson, MO, and discovering the Marvel Cave.

Supplies: Paper: Authentique-Jovial, Ink: Ali Edwards, Stamps: Ali Edwards-Wild, Glitter: Martha Stewart, Mini Letters: October Afternoon-Front Porch, Journal Card: October Afternoon-Sasparilla, Date Stamp: Dear Lizzy, circle chipboard, and twine.


Now let's go create!

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

It's a Wonderful Life

Happy December everyone!  I would love if you checked out my newest creation featured in this months Get it Scrapped Blog found here.  We were assigned to create a layout inspired by the Nordic Christmas Style.

It’s a Wonderful Life by Shanna Hystad | Supplies: Paper-Echo Park-I Love Christmas, BoBunny-Sleigh Ride, October Afternoon-December Story, Tag-October Afternoon December Story, Stamp-Dear Lizzy, Deer Silhouette-October Afternoon, Snowflakes-Simple Stories-Claus & Co., Digital Elements-Title-Katie Pertiet-Christmas Word Art, Tree Branch-Katie Pertiet-Seasons Finest Scatters.

Here's to a wonderful Holiday Season!

Now let's go create! Shanna

Friday, December 2, 2016

Autumn Harvest-Get It Scrapped

Hi Everyone!
Check out my layout featured on the Get It Scrapped blog.  This layout was inspired the one created by Debbie Hodge for the Scrapbook Coach Class Top Heavy.

Supplies: Paper-Carta Bella-Autumn, Journal Cards-Carta Bella-Autumn, Title, truck, button, cloud-Simple Stores-Pumpkin Spice, orange mini market stickers-October Afternoon.

Now let's go create! Shanna

Sunday, October 9, 2016

It's All About White Space

Check out my layout featured on the Get It Scrapped Blog and read the article  4 Reasons to Leave Your White Space White.

Now let's go create! Shanna