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Published: Mon, 05 Dec 2016 08:58:11 -0600

 



The Use of a Scrapbook As Design Inspiration For Graphic Artists

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 07:54:37 -0500

A 'scrap' is a small piece of something. A scrapbook is an album or digital content in which a collection of graphic design samples are posted or kept as a reference material. It is a book with empty pages on which the graphic artist sticks or pastes small samples of graphic design works for future use. Items that can be found in a scrapbook include pictures, drawings, lettering styles, cut out pieces from magazines, posters, packages, labels, cartoons etc. Scrapbooking is the best way of preserving important information that would be relevant to the Graphic artist while attending to his duties. It is also an important aid that assists him in preserving his personal and family history.



Faithbook: How to Write Your Christian Testimony in 5 Easy Steps

Thu, 16 Jun 2016 13:02:11 -0500

From books to shoes, people like to get a testimony from another person of their experience with the product. People also want to hear about your experience as a Christian. Do you know a simple way to write your testimony? Check out these five easy steps.



Faithbook - 3 Barriers That Could Be Stopping You From Creating Your Spiritual Legacy

Mon, 21 Sep 2015 10:17:55 -0500

Are you a grandmother who would like to bypass these three Faithbooking barriers and push through to create your Spiritual Legacy so you can send your powerful message into the future? Then read this immediately.



Faithbook: 5 Tips for Scrapbooking Your Spiritual Legacy

Thu, 28 May 2015 07:49:37 -0500

Mistakes and experience are two of the things that often help us learn lessons in life--the same is true in Faithbooking. Check out these 5 quick tips to help you be a more productive Faithbooker.



Faithbook: 3 Steps for Attaining the Goal of Scrapbooking Your Faith

Fri, 02 Jan 2015 07:27:33 -0600

Goals, goals, goals, you hear about them everywhere--especially at the beginning of the year. Three steps will help you attain the goal of Scrapbooking your Faith (Faithbooking.)



Top 10 Inexpensive Photo Organization Methods

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:32:05 -0500

Photo scanning is a great way to preserve your photos and organize them so they last for years to come. Digital Archivists at Doorstep Digital have observed the top 10 inexpensive methods for photo organization. After working with hundreds of clients over the years with their personal memorabilia, we've seen some great, low-cost methods for organizing your personal photos before you scan your photos.



Bakers Twine: A Unique Artifact With Endless Possibilities

Tue, 04 Mar 2014 07:08:06 -0600

A Bakers twine or string is a unique accessory that had been used from tying up meat and bakery products, to decorating open spaces as an innovative artifact. Besides twine usages in bakery and decorations, they have been creatively used in the world of arts and crafts.



Muslin Swaddling Blankets: A Cute Prop For Baby's Photos

Mon, 03 Mar 2014 08:42:24 -0600

We all love watching pictures of cute little babies. Babies are the perfect models; there is no such thing as a "bad pose" when they are the subject of any photograph. With a great photographic sense and some appropriate props, even a simple nap-time shot can melt million hearts. One of those master props would be a soft muslin cotton swaddling blanket, indeed!



The Main Reasons Why One Should Start Scrapbooking Today

Fri, 31 Jan 2014 09:09:40 -0600

Are you looking for an exciting new hobby to pass your time with? Do you have some pictures lying around your house or just some old albums? Do you have just some little money to spend?



Use the Best Die-Cutting Machine for Scrapbooking

Mon, 27 Jan 2014 15:43:15 -0600

Scrapbooking is more fun and efficient with the help of a die-cutting machine. They are perfect for helping to cut precise shapes and letters into fabric, paper, or similar types of materials.



Scrapbook Safely And Keep Your Treasures For Years To Come

Mon, 27 Jan 2014 14:18:26 -0600

Scrapbooking leads us to many new discoveries along the way. But, we don't want those discoveries to involve preservation mistakes that destroy our work prematurely.



Using The Color Red In Scrapbooking

Sun, 29 Dec 2013 13:55:05 -0600

Scrapbooking with color attentiveness has many benefits. Using the color red in particular can increase the amount of energy we feel for accomplishing feats and putting steps into action.



Gratitude Paper Crafting Ideas And Scrapbooking Projects

Wed, 11 Dec 2013 07:38:57 -0600

Gratitude projects, like scrapbooking projects, can be especially fun when they focus on what matters the most to you. Scrapbookers experimenting with each of these fields can actually combine them for more benefits and insight.



Paper Crafting In Schools: Scrapbooking Concepts Used In The Educational System

Wed, 11 Dec 2013 07:36:29 -0600

Paper crafting and scrapbooking skills are used in many ways throughout our education. Exploring these methods may prove useful for learning while crafting at home.



Paper Crafting And Scrapbooking Expo: Tips To Get The Most Out Of Your First Time

Wed, 11 Dec 2013 07:21:08 -0600

Scrapbooking conventions can be great opportunities to grow in your practice. Here are some useful tips that can help you gain the most from the experience.



How Scrapbooking And Paper Crafting Can Serve Practical And Inspiring Purposes

Wed, 11 Dec 2013 07:21:04 -0600

Scrapbooking is a way to both inspire and improve your home management, lifestyle and more. Scrapbookers can experience many improvements with an open and creative mind.



Scrapbooking And Convention Help: Know Your Purpose On Day One

Wed, 11 Dec 2013 07:18:30 -0600

Scrapbooking conventions and scrapbook expos propel scrapbookers to grow their paper crafting process. Knowing which direction they want to grow in can be a huge help.



Men In The Paper Scrapbooking World: How Gifts for Everyone Could Mean More Gifts For All

Wed, 11 Dec 2013 07:16:44 -0600

Scrapbooking and paper crafting are usually practiced by women under these terms. As a consequence, participating men can be mocked. Is encouraging them a positive thing?



Paper Crafting, Hand Hobbies And The Possibility Of Meridian Changes

Wed, 11 Dec 2013 07:16:41 -0600

Scrapbooking and paper crafting are hand intensive hobbies. Energetic changes can happen with consistent use of particular limbs according to experts. Is paper crafting exempt from this theory?



How To Get Scrapbooking Ideas For Your Next Project

Mon, 09 Dec 2013 08:41:05 -0600

Some people underestimate the power of getting ideas, they view them as invaluable. On the other hand there are people who have gotten to know the advantages of getting ideas for their projects. They get the ideas and add them to their own creativity to produce something beautiful.



Is Scrapbooking More Common Than We Think It Is?

Thu, 21 Nov 2013 14:42:10 -0600

Scrapbooking is known as a specific paper crafting hobby, but many scrapbookers have more in common with the general population than previously thought. How can you benefit?



How You Too Can Start Today In Making Money From Scrapbooking

Wed, 30 Oct 2013 09:34:06 -0500

People these days are looking for alternative ways to making some money. You can make some money doing something that you enjoy doing like gardening, painting and scrapbooking just to name a few. If your passion is scrapbooking then there are various ways to for you to make some money from your hobby.



Guide to Getting Started In Scrapbooking: The Scrapbooking Themes That You Should Know Of

Wed, 30 Oct 2013 09:29:54 -0500

Scrapbooking is a hobby that has been done for some time now. No body knows when it first started but what we know is that people use scrapbooking to make memories of events they don't want to forget. Back in the day's people used simple black and white for their scrapbook pages but now textured and colored pages are used to create beautiful pages.



Taking the Art of Making Scrapbooks to a New Level

Tue, 24 Sep 2013 12:43:44 -0500

The popularity of doing scrapbooks are mainly due to two things - art for art's sake and making use of one's free time. It can be a hobby to some people or an expression of creativity. In whichever way one do scrapbooking, the most important element is fun.



Six Ways to Capture Road Trips With Your Photos

Wed, 11 Sep 2013 07:01:48 -0500

Do you take road trips? If you do, how do you document the journey? Enjoy these tips for some ways to capture your journey while on the road.



Back to School: 3 Things You Can't Forget

Fri, 09 Aug 2013 07:38:40 -0500

Back to school is upon us once again. For the kids, this means another year which comes with a lot of changes and firsts. From new teachers to growing up and getting older, every year is a new milestone to be proud of for school age children. For these reasons and more it is so important to make sure you capture what's special about this year. Here are 3 tips to make sure you don't miss a thing...



12 Ways to Clear Out Your Stash of Scrapbooking Supplies

Wed, 10 Jul 2013 08:03:53 -0500

If you are looking for ways to clear out your overflowing scrapbooking stash, then here are 12 ways. Destash, make room for more, reengergize and get back to scrapbooking!



Tips for on Screen Image Color to Match Printed Color

Wed, 05 Jun 2013 12:42:26 -0500

Does your printed image look drastically different from what you see on your monitor? Follow some of these tips to close the gap between screen and print.



How to Create Your Own Designer Envelopes

Tue, 14 May 2013 11:37:28 -0500

A tutorial on how to create your own designer envelopes using coordinating designer two-sided scrapbook paper and a scoreboard with a diagonal plate. Your friends and family will be so impressed!



How to Use Framelits

Tue, 14 May 2013 10:07:57 -0500

Today I'm going to explain to you how to use your Sizzix Big Shot Machine and framelits die cuts to make nice uniform shapes that you can use on your cards or scrapbook layouts. Framelits are a die cutters that allow you to see the shape you are cutting. The innovative, thin, wafer-like design of these dies lets you see where you're placing the design before you cut!



How to Use a Border Punch

Tue, 14 May 2013 09:57:19 -0500

A tutorial on how to use a border punch. These punches can be used to create embellishments for card making or scrapbook layouts. I'll explain how to create an even bordered image on your craft projects.



How to Clean Foam Rubber Stamps

Tue, 14 May 2013 09:40:47 -0500

Today I'm going to show you how to use a stamp scrub pad and stamping mist cleaner to clean water based ink off of your rubber stamps. I like to using water based ink markers to color on my foam rubber stamps and occasionally while I am stamping, I want to be able to change the color of the stamp to something different. I don't want to muddle up my colors and I do want to get a nice crisp color and a crisp image.



How to Create a MultiColored Stamped Image

Thu, 02 May 2013 10:41:15 -0500

How to use stamping write markers to create a multicolored image. This works best with very detailed images on a foam rubber stamp.



How to Digital Scrapbook a Page in 10 Minutes

Fri, 26 Apr 2013 11:20:18 -0500

Digital Scrapbooking is such a versatile medium for producing beautiful pages. This article shares seven simple steps showing you how to digital scrapbook a page in 10 minutes.



Scrapbooking Paper Types

Wed, 10 Apr 2013 20:08:35 -0500

There are many elements in scrapbooking and they all begin with the paper you use. This article breaks down the types, sizes, and styles of scrapbooking paper to help those who want to make an informed decision on how to put together their albums.



Using a Focal Point Photo in Your Scrapbooking Layouts

Thu, 14 Feb 2013 13:41:56 -0600

Put together a scrapbook page that flows naturally as your eye does. Using a focal photograph can achieve a cohesive scrapbook album.



4 Things You Must Know About Creating A Scrapbook Layout

Wed, 13 Feb 2013 16:55:20 -0600

If you're interested in creating scrapbooks then there's 4 simple steps you need to follow. In this article you'll discover what these steps are so you can start documenting those precious family memories in a few moments.



Photo Sharing - Sites And Methods

Tue, 18 Dec 2012 09:55:29 -0600

Remember those days of carrying around armloads of photo albums in order to share your pictures with your family and friends? All in the past my friends!... Today, photo sharing allows you to upload your digital photos online and easily share them with others. You can then view these images using your personal computer, laptop, or even your camera phone...



The Scrapbook Digital Collage Technique: How to Use It

Tue, 04 Dec 2012 14:02:37 -0600

This looks easy! This is called digital scrapbook collage and it really is easy to do. Now, you may be thinking, "I thought collages were only for old fashioned hand scrappers and crafters!" You just need to remember, digital scrapbooks are everything scrapbooking has always aspired to be. In short, digital scrapbooks can do and be anything, so let your imagination run wild! Now that we have that out of the way, let's move right in to learning the 4 things you need to know to make this as simple as possible? Here we go:



Faithbook: 5 Tips for Creating Your Scrapbook Page While Teaching Your Child/Grandchild Gratitude

Tue, 20 Nov 2012 12:12:38 -0600

How can we teach our child/grandchild to have a grateful heart? Peruse the following 5 ways to create your one-of-a-kind Faithbook layout while subtly teaching your loved one about gratitude.



An Introduction to Scrapbooking

Mon, 05 Nov 2012 16:21:04 -0600

Scrapbooking is gaining popularity across the globe as children and parents alike gather together to put their memories not just down on paper but all sorts of colourful cardboards with special scrapbooking supplies carefully dotted around. How do you think you would go at scrapbooking?



How to Capture Your Kids Memories - Digital Scrapbooking for Parents

Fri, 21 Sep 2012 13:44:14 -0500

Capture the fun, taxing, unforgettable joys of raising of your kids in an online memorybook. Digital Scrapbooking makes it so easy for you to save the unique moments in your kids lives. You can print or share these online memorybooks with friends and family.



Improve Your Scrapbook With These Wedding Scrapbook Layout Ideas

Wed, 12 Sep 2012 14:08:06 -0500

Scrapbooking is a wonderful hobby that many people enjoy working on. A wedding scrapbook is more than a simple album to hold a few pictures from that special day, it's a keepsake that holds the wonderful memories of a significant moment in time. To create a beautiful wedding keepsake, it's important to consider different scrapbook layouts to keep everything neat and in order.



Make Your Scrapbooks Sparkle With Rhinestone Stickers

Tue, 14 Aug 2012 13:43:24 -0500

Both beginning and long-time scrapbookers are always looking for something new. Rhinestone scrapbooking stickers add some sparkle to your pages.



Faithbook: 7 Writing Tips to Use When Scrapbooking Your Christian Stories

Thu, 02 Aug 2012 10:36:06 -0500

Creating a Faithbook gives you the opportunity to inspire and encourage your loved ones today as well as those of future generations. Check out these seven writing tips to use when you are Scrapbooking your Christian Faith.



Faithbook: 5 Reasons You Should Create Your Spiritual Legacy

Thu, 19 Jul 2012 11:58:13 -0500

Wondering why you should spend your time creating your Spiritual Legacy? Check out these 5 reasons for learning how to Faithbook.



The Importance of Scrapbook Supplies

Tue, 17 Jul 2012 15:09:36 -0500

If you are planning to make scrapbooking an actual hobby and want to do it the right way there are many different supplies you will need. You might not need all of them, but the more supplies you can have the more fun you can have.



Wedding Scrapbook Ideas for Cherishing Your Memories

Tue, 17 Jul 2012 12:49:47 -0500

The best things that people save are their memories and memories are priceless since they can take you back into the time of your life that even the modern science can't take you to. On top of that, keeping the memories of wedding alive is even more crucial since this is an event of your life that comes just once and changes your life forever.



The Different Kinds of Craft Stamps

Tue, 17 Jul 2012 11:59:59 -0500

When doing a craft remember to use your stamps. There are many different types of stamps that are particularly suited to that craft.



Do You Have What It Takes to Start Scrapbooking?

Mon, 16 Jul 2012 11:31:42 -0500

Do you have what it takes to start scrapbooking? Most people do, but lets go over some questions that will help you decide if you do have what it takes.



3 Simple Ways to Scrapbook

Thu, 05 Jul 2012 10:06:17 -0500

This is a brief, informative article on 3 simple ways to create a good scrapbook page. Learn how to make scrapbooking easy!



Five Must Scrapbook Occasions

Mon, 02 Jul 2012 11:02:53 -0500

Each of us has an event or occasion that we cherish and want to hold onto that memory forever. These are scrapbook occasions. Often these are turning points in our life or special occasions that should be documented. A scrapbook can do this with only a few pages or it may take a hundred pages.



Scrapbook Supplies For Less

Tue, 19 Jun 2012 10:20:18 -0500

Even with scrapbooking, hobbies can be a bit expensive and we all have to keep an eye on the budget. As we plan for our next scrapbook, our next memory book of family experiences, we need some tips on how to plan the pages, embellishments to make an attractive book without blowing the budget. This might be especially true for you these days but keeping our hobby expense is often a concern.



Scrapbooking Software - Going Digital

Mon, 18 Jun 2012 13:36:10 -0500

A lot of scrappers today only know this hobby by using scrapbooking software and creating digital albums at our computers. Scrapbooking software can be privately creative or sharing their scrapbook with friends and acquaintances and can even start a new circle of friends.



10 Ways to Use Eyelet Lace

Fri, 15 Jun 2012 15:26:21 -0500

Eyelet lace is an integral part of craft making, scrapbooking and clothing design. It has many uses and can be included as a material that will significantly raise the value of the item you are making.



Pinterest for Scrapbooking

Fri, 15 Jun 2012 15:24:04 -0500

Pinterest is an online social bookmarking and image- sharing site that allows you to share images from around the web with others. It's the coolest thing online, and it's perfect for scrapbookers! In this article I'll introduce you to Pinterest, and show you some ways to use it to enhance your scrapbooking.



Tips for Buying Scrapbook Supplies

Thu, 14 Jun 2012 15:07:31 -0500

Cost of Scrapbook Supplies When you decide to start a scrapbook, the first thing that comes to mind is the cost of buying scrapbook supplies? And like most things, there's the good and bad news is that you have a great variety of choices for many albums, embellishments and accessories.



Scrapbook Journals

Mon, 11 Jun 2012 15:19:45 -0500

Family Scrapbook - Growing up there were certain things that we were not allowed to go through without our mother or older sister being there. These things were so precious that I couldn't even touch some of them.



How to Have a Productive Scrapbooking Crop Weekend - A Six Step Check List

Thu, 07 Jun 2012 11:40:52 -0500

Are you never quite sure what to bring to a scrapbooking crop so you end up bringing every supply in your crafting area with you? Or are you a first time cropper and have no idea what to bring to a crop? Whether you are going to a scrapbooking crop for a few hours or you are going for a whole weekend this article will provide you the 6 steps you need to take for a fun-filled and productive crop.



What Is Scrapbooking All About?

Fri, 25 May 2012 12:51:41 -0500

Do you take lots of photos get them printed and keep them in a drawer? Do you enjoy being creative? Would you like to create something wonderful for yourself, loved ones and future generations? Read on, scrapbooking may just be for you!



Scrapbooking With Material

Fri, 25 May 2012 10:49:51 -0500

There are some great things you can do with material on your scrapbook pages. Material is a fantastic tool for your scrapbooking and very cost effective.



Faithbook: Why We Should Include Our Pain and Suffering

Thu, 24 May 2012 16:33:04 -0500

Have you ever been in physical pain? Do you suffer from a chronic illness? Have you experienced the heart-ache of divorce or the loss of a loved one? Should you include the times of trials in your "Faithbook" (scrapbook about your faith)?



What to Expect When Ordering Photo Books Online

Thu, 17 May 2012 13:48:03 -0500

Photo books are a great idea to give as gifts, especially for people who are hard to buy for because they don't need anything. When you order a photo book online, there are several templates and idea starters available to help you create a one-of-a-kind gift. Suggestions for photo book gift giving include wedding showers, graduations, anniversaries and family reunions. However, there are truly no limitations when deciding who to give these to. For instance, if you would like a photo book to document every birthday party or holiday that occurs in your household, then you have the option to do that. The photo keepsakes are also good ideas for birthday parties, or for capturing a certain year in a young child's life. By placing the photos in a custom photo book, you are actually bringing the pictures to life, which helps tell a personal story, instead of just capturing moments in time.



Scrapbook Your Heritage Photos

Fri, 04 May 2012 18:36:41 -0500

Now is the time to get those old, tatty photos out of the shoe boxes and begin to scrapbook them. It is so important to tell the stories behind the photos before they are lost forever. What you learn about the photos will surprise you and give you so much pleasure. Why not start today. Get together with a friend and share ideas.



Scrapbooking for Mother's Day - How to Make Your Mother a Scrapbook

Thu, 03 May 2012 14:30:31 -0500

Making something wonderful for mom for her special day doesn't take a lot of supplies, it just takes a bit of planning on your part. Taking a bit of time in planning your album first will make the perfect gift for your friends and family.



How to Choose Stationery Paper for the Scrapbooking Craft

Mon, 30 Apr 2012 14:20:45 -0500

Stationery paper can provide a great starting design for any scrapbook that can help you to craft fun pages, decide on basic layouts, inspire extraordinary captions, and more. This article will show you how to choose the correct stationery paper for your scrapbooking craft.



How to Make Simple Scrapbooks With Everyday Stuff at Home

Thu, 19 Apr 2012 10:11:56 -0500

Scrapbooking can be very expensive by the time you purchase the supplies needed just to make that one album! You look at the expenses for everything from the album to the paper to the embellishments; you end up stopping before you begin! There are things you can use at home to help you save a bit of money on this craft, instead of spending a bunch of money on "memories"!



Scrapbooks From Scratch - General Tips for How to Make Your Own Scrapbook From Scratch

Wed, 18 Apr 2012 16:59:17 -0500

Learning to scrapbook from scratch does not take a lot, just a few easy tips to help you along the way! Scrapbooking your memories is what the important part is, not spending the most money on your supplies! Keep things that are left over from other projects will help to make your projects more one of a kind, versus what everyone else is doing! Save money by buying kits and making the album be your own design instead of what the directions are showing! there are many things you can do to make your albums be from scratch!



Preserving Your Memories With Scrapbooking

Wed, 18 Apr 2012 10:36:33 -0500

Memories are like treasures and are very precious. Depending of the occasion, you may laugh or cry, but memories should be cherished and kept sacred. What better way to do that then too place your memories in your very own scrapbook. You can use scrapbooks to bring the past and the present together with imagination and creativity.



Making a Wedding Scrapbook

Mon, 16 Apr 2012 10:44:28 -0500

When we get married we want to capture the memories in every way possible. What better way to do that than to create a beautiful wedding scrapbook. Now creating your own wedding scrapbook can be time consuming, but it can be fun as well. In fact it's something that you and your spouse can do together giving your scrapbook a personal touch. Below I will share some ideas on how to get started.



No Stress Scrapbooking

Fri, 13 Apr 2012 14:33:25 -0500

If you are a scrapbooker you know why scrapbooking is stressful. You see so many scrapbook opportunities and even make notes about the pages you will make, but alas you cannot possibly keep up with all the pages you need to make. It seems so overwhelming that it scares you into a standstill!



Printing Photo Books With Online Software

Thu, 12 Apr 2012 14:35:40 -0500

In the old days, before photo books, we used to save our photographs loose in drawers and in old shoeboxes. If we were particularly motivated, we might buy a photo album and mount our favorite pictures between its covers. When we wanted to browse through them or share them with friends, we had only to drag the box or album down off the shelf and pass it around, to start reminiscing about the past.



Figuring Out How Big Your Albums For Scrapbooking Need to Be

Fri, 06 Apr 2012 09:38:18 -0500

What size of albums do you need to be working on - how many photos fit on one page - and what size of albums in the first place? When you are first starting out - you have to look at the size of albums and what all you are going to do with it. If you take a bit of time to answer a few questions you can get the perfect size of album for your scrapbooking project - each and every time!



Five Easy Scrapbook Ideas

Mon, 02 Apr 2012 13:04:42 -0500

Looking for easy scrapbook ideas that won't take you hours to complete? Well, here's your solution. This article offers five simple scrapbooking layout suggestions to highlight your photos and make your family's stories shine.



Mental Health Benefits of Scrapbooking

Fri, 30 Mar 2012 16:17:17 -0500

From St. Jude Children's Hospital comes a study revealing that scrapbooking provides much deeper benefits than the attractive collection of photos and memorabilia.



Paper Crafts - Things You Can Do With Your Scraps From Other Projects

Fri, 30 Mar 2012 13:35:04 -0500

Things you can do with scraps left over from some of your scrapbook projects, all to help save you money! Times are hard right now, using scraps not only helps to save money, but using scraps helps the environment by not throwing things away you can actually use. By using scraps with your paper piecing patterns, punches, die cuts and things - your projects will truly will reflect you!



Faithbook - What Everybody Ought to Know About Scrapbooking Their Spiritual Legacy

Thu, 22 Mar 2012 15:49:17 -0500

Our life here on Earth is limited and it passes at an unbelievable speed. But God has given us a responsibility to accomplish while we are here on Earth. Don't die before you do this.



Victorian Die Cuts - Early Scrapbooking Embellishments

Tue, 20 Mar 2012 06:59:44 -0500

Scrapbooking's first heyday was during the Victorian period. Die cuts were popular scrapbook embellishments at that time. These vividly colored and beautifully detailed paper scraps are popular today with scrapbookers and ephemera collectors alike. Read about the history of die cuts and how you can use them in your projects.



How to Find New Scrapbooking Ideas

Mon, 19 Mar 2012 15:05:56 -0500

I know how it goes... When you first got rolling with scrapbooking, you were bursting at the seams with fun ideas. Every birthday, every outing and every event turned into the perfect occasion for a scrapbook. But now, once you've been scrapbooking for some time, the ideas seem to have vanished. You've got heaps and heaps of pictures, but no idea what to do with them - and no motivation to come up with your own scrapbooking ideas.



Five Tips for Taking Great Photos

Mon, 12 Mar 2012 15:49:15 -0500

Having a beautiful and creatively arranged scrapbook is only half of the equation when saving precious memories for the future. No matter how many cute cut-outs, colorful ribbons or clever layouts you use, if the photographs you're displaying aren't well composed or appealing, the scrapbook page will be a flop. Fortunately you don't have to be a professional photographer or have the most expensive state of the art camera to take great pictures. The truth is that most digital cameras, regardless of the brand or price, offer about the same image quality. What makes the difference between an okay snapshot and a truly amazing photo is the eye behind the view finder.



More Journaling Ideas for Your Scrapbook Pages

Tue, 28 Feb 2012 20:04:55 -0600

More journaling ideas - other than the traditional box of writing on your layouts. This article is all about ideas to get you even further in your scrapbooking.



Journaling for Beginners

Thu, 23 Feb 2012 13:14:10 -0600

Journaling is the words written, such as who, what, why, where and when of the photos you take. Look back at photos from long ago, all you have is the people in the photos; no names, or what they were doing, why they were there, or the date of the photos in the first place.



The Benefits of Using Scrapbooking Kits

Wed, 15 Feb 2012 08:25:13 -0600

Scrapbooking is a great way to protect and preserve precious family memories and photographs for years of viewing enjoyment, and for many people, scrapbooking provides a welcome creative outlet and an enjoyable hobby. But there are others who don't have the time required to create dozens of from-scratch pages, or lack the interest and aptitude for arranging artistic page layouts. For those who want beautiful scrapbook pages without spending hours of time and creative energy to create them, scrapbooking kits just may be the answer for you.



Why Are Tropical Scrapbooking Materials In High Demand These Days?

Tue, 14 Feb 2012 09:57:05 -0600

Want to check out some tropical scrapbooking materials since they are in such high demand these days? Find out why over here.



Having Rubber Stamps With Your Scrapbooking Pages Plus More

Fri, 10 Feb 2012 09:57:37 -0600

Rubber stamps are a versatile and beautiful way to add that finishing contact to scrapbook pages, cards, or any other paper project you are working on. Today's line of rubber stamps and ink pads is far distinct than what you may think of as a stamp. Consider a few of the following ideas to enhance those scrapbook pages:



How to Prepare for the Best Scrapbook

Thu, 09 Feb 2012 17:20:54 -0600

Here is a guide which would help you with your scrapbook. When you begin to work on your project, there should be some things to consider, such as; the reason for making it, size and style of an album, and the materials which will be needed to complete it. It is essential that you think of the easiest and the most cost effective way to complete your project.



Three Steps for Making Time to Scrap

Tue, 07 Feb 2012 15:35:00 -0600

You know the feeling; it's been a long week, there's been no "me" time and certainly no scrapbooking time and IT'S NOT FAIR!! Today we will look at the three elements we need to consider in creating time to scrap.



How to Put Together a Memory Book Layout in Less Than 30 Minutes

Tue, 07 Feb 2012 14:43:06 -0600

Scrapbooking can be quick and easy with these five tips. Get organized, be inspired and scrapbook those pages in 30 minutes or less.



How To Handle Excess Scrapbooking Paper

Fri, 03 Feb 2012 09:28:37 -0600

Usually if you love to scrapbook you will have tons of leftover scrapbooking paper. So what can you do about this? Well in this article I will show you how to make use of this paper scraps to make wonderful creations. You then will be convinced and never look at leftover paper the same again!



Scrapbooking: Difference Involving Nestabilities, Nesting Dies, As Well As Framelits

Thu, 12 Jan 2012 16:09:51 -0600

Scrapbooking is a wonderful hobby especially when you involve the process of dies and die cutting. There are a few differences you need to know though before starting. This article will help you understand those differences between the following dies: Spellbinders Nestabilities, Quickutz Nesting Dies, as well as Sizzix Framelits.



How to Scrapbook: Essential Tools for the Beginner

Wed, 11 Jan 2012 14:34:50 -0600

If you are learning how to scrapbook, I have some good news and some bad news. The good news is that this is a fun hobby, and there really is no wrong way or right way to make your layout pages. The bad news is that since there is no clear cut way to do things, it can take some time until you find your own scrapbooking groove - it's a matter of trial and error, and over time, you will develop your own style and way of doing things. I do have a few suggestions, however, that will help you learn the ropes. In this article, I would like to talk to you about the essential scrapbooking supplies that you will need to begin working on your albums.



Scrapbooking Made Simple - Using Embellishments

Tue, 10 Jan 2012 09:37:20 -0600

Scrapbooking embellishments come in hundreds of different materials, styles and colors. They can include anything from ticket stubs and playbills to ribbon, lace and stickers. If you can glue it to a scrapbooking page, you can use it as an embellishment.



Craft or Art - How Do You See Scrapbooking?

Wed, 04 Jan 2012 09:11:31 -0600

What is craft and what is art? How do you view scrapbooking?



Scrapbook Benefits

Thu, 29 Dec 2011 14:20:56 -0600

Making a scrapbook is like having a treasure chest and recording of all the events that were important to you over a period of time. When you save pictures and items from the events you attended it allows you to enjoy the experience again.



Getting Your Photos Into Albums: It's Not As Hard As You Think!

Tue, 27 Dec 2011 20:38:43 -0600

There are two main steps for scrapbooking and the first is by far the most important--organizing your photos. With the right tools, you can organize easily, efficiently, and ideally, not have to look at a picture more than once.



Photo Books VS Photo Albums

Tue, 27 Dec 2011 13:47:47 -0600

It is a great idea to keep your pictures in a photo album whether it is for your personal use, for sharing or display. Unfortunately not all photo albums are created equal. Here are some pros and cons of the various types of photo albums to help you choose the best way to keep your precious photos safe and well preserved.



All About Baby Scrapbooking

Tue, 27 Dec 2011 11:09:08 -0600

When we are faced with an event or happening, we are given the choice to ignore or acknowledge it. The natural thing that we do is to instantly discard sad thoughts or events and we cling to happy and memorable events. If you are not the type that clings to everything even if it is good memories, then you have a serious problem. But if you are the type that sees the good things in simple events, for sure you keep something that will remind you of that specific event.



Making Your Memories Last - Archiving Tips

Fri, 23 Dec 2011 10:38:00 -0600

Family photos are often the thing most people think about when they think of the one possession they would most regret losing. To make sure yours stay in top shape, here are some tips from a professional photo archivist to help make your personal and family memories last.



Review My Memories Suite Digital Scrapbooking Software

Wed, 21 Dec 2011 11:38:29 -0600

If you want to try digital scrapbooking but don't have a clue how to get started, My Memories Suite digital scrapbooking software, which was truly fun for me to review, is a great place to get your feet wet. The publisher just released version 3, with new functions and features for creating one-of-a-kind scrapbook albums or photo books.



Scrapbook Sketches - Scrapbooking Layout Ideas To Create Your MasterPage!

Tue, 13 Dec 2011 09:25:16 -0600

Like an artist, a scrapbooker must get inspired. For some it's a picture or an event, others are inspired by aisles in a scrapbook supply store or listening to their favorite song. Remember, Our album is the art gallery and the blank pages are the canvas. Many scrapbookers run into what I call a page block, you know the times when you stare blankly at a page and come up with nothing. That's when its time to start tapping into your scrapbooking layout ideas...