Embellishment tips and tricks with word art

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Curled index card by Katie Pertiet. Fontologie Journal Away and Free Refill fonts.


Word art is a fast and easy way to add something really special to your digital scrapbook layouts. I (Katie) am a big fan of word art! I use it to make cards, and also love to use it as a simple embellishment for special photos. One of my favorite ways to use word art is on a scrapbook page.

5 FABULOUS REASONS TO USE WORD ART ON A LAYOUT:

  • You don’t have to think of a title! 😀 When I asked The Daily Digi team for help with this post, we all agreed that a major benefit of using word art is cutting out the stress of thinking of a clever title for our page!

Layout by Karen. Leora Sanford In Good Company — collab with Paislee Press

Layout by Melissa L. Jenn Barrett/Tracie Stroud Walking on Sunshine collab kit, Ali Edwards Remember word art, Font is Pea Steph

Layout by Dunia. Presslines N.13 – Wedding by Paislee Press Flower and Stamp from Curiouser & Curiouser by Paislee Press and Joanne Brisebois Frame from Honey Bee Kit by Paislee Press Paper Flowers by Gina Miller

Layout by Melissa L. Sahlin Studio/Decrow Play collab Crystal Livesay Aly’s Jumpers template

  • Word art can give direction to your page. Many times I have decided to scrap a certain subject just because of a piece of word art. Word art has also directed my journaling on occasion and acted as a “prompt” to write about a specific memory.

Layout by Katie. Template by Janet Phillips (the Misc. collection) Girls are Yucky by Lili Designs from The Digi Files 8 font is CK footnote

Layout by Karen. Kelley Mickus Tumbleweed kit

Layout by Dunia. Fading Emotions Vol.3 by Taylor Made Fading Emotions Vol.4 by Taylor Made Revive Kit by Taylor Made Press Plate N.5 by Paislee Press

Layout by Melissa L. Gina Miller Wild Honey kit, Ali Edwards word art

  • Word art can act as an embellishment and contribute to the design of the layout. Many pieces of word art really are like miniature works of art. They are beautiful and add a wonderful design element to the page!

Layout by Karen. Leora Sanford Kaleidoscope collab with Creashens and Lynn-Marie

Layout by Katie.Papers from Sock Monkey Collab by Kate Hadfield and Holliewood Designs. Word art by Katie Pertiet. Layout sketch design by Cathy Zielske

Layout by Katie.Savoy Truffle Quick page by Teresa Victor from Gina Miller Designs.
Century Gothic font for date

Layout by Katie.Ali Edwards December Daily template. Painted paper from Kate Hadfield. Word art by Taylor Made designs. flower by Holly Designs.

  • Word art can fill in for (or supplement) journaling. We love journaled pages here at The Daily Digi, but not every page needs to be a novel. Sometimes you just want to add a sweet thought or a few words, and that is when word art can be a real lifesaver!

Layout by Melissa L. Girls are Yucky kit by Designs by Lili Lauren Reid Cut Ups v. 2 Lauren Reid Quote Marks 2

Layout by Melissa L. Lauren Reid The Way We Used to Be

Layout by Jenn Life’s Little Surprises by Scrap Matters Designers

Layout by Jenn Happiness by Three Paper Peonies Everyday Love wordart by Sahlin Studio Sparkly Swirls by Rina Kroes Crumpled Edge Border by Rina Kroes Font: Pea So Lovely

Layout by Jenn Vintage Worn/Torn Papers by Sahlin Studio Daily Digi by Vera Lim (bg paper) Composure by TaylorMade (“everyday you” word art) Tapestry Blues by JenLin Designs (beige leaf silhouette, blue bow and ribbon) Vintage Linens by Shabby Miss Jenn (pink leaves) Font: Segoe Print

  • Finally, it’s just plain fun! That is as good of a reason as any! I love to use word art because it helps me feel creative and enjoy scrapping. 🙂

Layout by Katie. Amy Wolf’s barely there papers Maya’s word art. Font is Pea Olson.

Layout by Katie.Film overlay by Katie Pertiet Word art by Jen Wilson

Layout by Katie. Word art by Art Warehouse

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Our team picked out some of their favorite word art products for some enabling. All images are linked to the store where each item is available.

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Don’t forget to look through your stash to see what pieces of word art you can find to use on a layout. You will even find some in this month’s Digi Files!

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