Thursday, December 31, 2009

Scrapbook Books - Where to Get Information, Inspiration, and Ideas

You love scrapbooking, but lack the skills, knowledge and information to really create a finished product that will inspire envy. Don't worry! There are many resources available now to help jump start your creative engine. With the infinite variety of scrapbook books for sale or download on the market, you're bound to find one that addresses your particular need.


Monday, December 28, 2009

Alphabet Letters - Making Your Layouts Pop!

Alphabet letters are an essential part of scrapbooking. They can make or break a layout and in many cases, are the key to making a layout pop so it is important to choose the right letters for your pages. But just how to do you do that? Keep reading for tips and suggestions on making your layouts a success.


Thursday, December 24, 2009

Family Tree Scrapbooking Combines Fun and a Project

Scrapbooking is hot today, with sites selling supplies for everyone from the professional who is making a wedding scrapbook, to the hobbyist. Family scrapbooking is a great tool for you to use for holiday gift giving, as well as to entertain your children or a group of children at a family event, or combine the two things into one project.


Monday, December 21, 2009

What to Do With Your Vacation Photos

This article is about what to do with your travel pictures once you come home from a long vacation, like a honeymoon or study abroad trip. The list includes making a scrapbook, getting the pictures retouched and then framing them, and putting them on the computer to share with family and friends who do not live in the same city.


Thursday, December 17, 2009

Scrapbooking Idea's and Solutions - Why Scrapbooking?

Scrapbooking is the gathering together and recording of precious memories, important events and everyday happenings, using photos, memorabilia and journaling. It is a way of preserving your family history in a way that is both artistic and safe, so that it will be around for future generations to enjoy. It's a way to leave a part of you behind - a legacy.


Monday, December 14, 2009

History of Modern Scrapbooking

Scrapbooking is not only a fun hobby, but also a way to share your family's special moments. You get to spend precious time with your family as you assemble your scrapbook and have even a greater time sharing your creation with them. Scrapbooking has been around for generations, but it really seemed to gain momentum in popularity in the late 80's.


Thursday, December 10, 2009

The Best 8 Scrapbooking Materials - Quality Scrapbook Supplies

You should plan ahead if you want to buy the best things for that wonderful scrapbook you are making. Also, remember that you need to be organized if you wish to have a good scrapbook. So if you want to make everything easier the first thing you should do is making a list with all the materials you need to buy.


Monday, December 7, 2009

Collecting Found Objects For Vacation Scrapbooks

When it comes to scrapbooking your beach and vacation memories, you can do it the frugal way. While traveling on vacation, look for found objects along the way. I like to pack in my suitcase a 2 pocket folder with 3 small zipper close plastic bags, as I collect things on our vacation, I can safely organize and store them until we return home.


Thursday, December 3, 2009

Scrapbooking Ideas and Solutions - Punch Art

Punches of all kinds have been a staple tool in the scrapbooker's kit for more than a decade. The fact is that they have been around so long that they tend to be left unused in the back of drawers. With all the wonderful new embellishments that are available for pages nowadays, the punches seem to be a thing of the past.


Monday, November 30, 2009

The Cricut Gypsy by Provocraft

The Cricut Gypsy is the portable answer to scrapbooking that rests in your hand. This easily portable device can do the same tasks as the Cricut Design Studio software on your computer with a variety of functions. There is also sufficient memory space for you to store projects, pictures and self made designs so that they are easily available wherever you go.


Thursday, November 26, 2009

Scrapbook Embellishments - Pointing Directions

Creating a scrapbook for a type of event can only mean one thing; you'd have to center your scrapbook on the event. To help you do this, using different type of scrapbook embellishments may be essential. Some scrapbooks can be so creative, that then, people start looking only at the designs and the memories embedded in the scrapbook just sink into the background.


Monday, November 23, 2009

Children and Scrapbooking - Teaching Your Child How to Preserve Favorite Memories

Keepsakes such as cards, photos and other paper materials can now be artistically turned into scrapbooks, which are a productive and fun way to conserve your family memories. For youngsters scrapbooking is a great way to unite many facets of graphic arts. In this article we will explain how to design a scrapbook for kids, creating projects that will turn crafts into precious memories!


Thursday, November 19, 2009

Scrapbooking Ideas - Using Handwriting As Your Layout

Do you like your handwriting and would prefer to have your handwriting personalized in your scrapbook? Some scrapbooking experts like to keep their work clean so making erasures and unlined quotes on the scrapbook may not be such a good idea. Still, because other people have excellent handwriting, using handwriting as one of your scrapbooking ideas may give your scrapbook an eccentric and classical look.


Monday, November 16, 2009

Scrapbooking Sticker Printing Amuses the Children

In a few words, they are a great way to amuse the kids. They are produced by using the logical concepts, unique contents, elegant designs, breathtaking images, graceful pictures and match quality prints. Therefore, they can grab the attention of target audience instantly. All you need is to match up with best printing company to fulfill your full color scrapbooking stickers printing needs in style.


Thursday, November 12, 2009

Scrapbooking Ideas - Tips to Saving Money on Scrapbooking

No good scrapbooking can really be so cheap. There are costs for scrapbook embellishments, supplies, materials and different layouts and scrapbooking kits to pay when you're creating a scrapbook. With a little bit of creativity and spontaneity, there are actually a lot of scrapbooking ideas you can use to help save money on scrapbooking, the materials needed and still create a highly creative and interesting scrapbook.


Monday, November 9, 2009

Scrapbook Embellishments - 2 Tips For Your Wedding Scrapbook

Did you recently have your dream wedding? Sure enough, everyone would want to remember their wedding - it's something every girl has dreamed of and every guy has hoped for. With the hundred different types of embellishments you can use for your scrapbook, it may be a little hard to figure out what the best material you can use. Here are two factors in choosing the right supplies.


Thursday, November 5, 2009

Keepsake Books - Great Gift For New Mothers and Babies

If you're not sure how to get started, try using some of these ideas for creating your very own baby keepsake books. Having a baby is not only a memorable experience for your family but a life changing event. Whether you have a new born, an expecting mother or know of one, now is the time to use the following ideas to create keepsakes for your child in the future.


Monday, November 2, 2009

Scrapping With Newspaper Clippings

Scrapping with newspaper clippings is a fun way to document milestones and accomplishments. The newspaper clippings can be incorporated into any type of scrapbook album. When scrapping with newspaper clippings, in most situation it is important to take the proper steps to make them archival safe before putting them with your photos in your scrapbooks. Making copies of the newspaper clippings on acid free scrapbook paper is another very good alternative.


Thursday, October 29, 2009

Cheap Scrapbooking Idea's and Solutions

Cheap Scrapbooking Ideas and Solutions that I use to give my pages a personal touch. I am a scrapbooking addict, and at the rate I go, it can get pretty expensive. I have a lot of methods and cheap scrapbooking ideas and solutions that I use to save costs on my scrapbook layout pages. With a little bit of imagination your layouts can look like you have spent a fortune on them.


Monday, October 26, 2009

Keepsake Books - More Than Just the Ideal Gift

If you're searching for a gift that is unique and will be treasured well into the future by those you give it to, then keepsake books might be just the thing you're looking for. Similar to scrap booking, keepsake books can be filled with your thoughts and ideas, feelings and pictures of times past. You're not limited to what you can create and the finished gift will also be a one of a kind.


Thursday, October 22, 2009

Scrapbooking Die-Cuts - Top 3 Die-Cutting Companies You Should Consider Before Purchasing

Have you started scrapbooking or card making and want to know what die-cutting company to purchase your scrapbook die-cuts from? Here are three scrapbook die-cutting companies for you to consider. This List has been compiled based on Quality, Affordability, Versatility, & Design and soley the opinion of the author. (Please note that the list does NOT include digital or computer software based die-cutting manufacturers. This list is provided for those that like papercrafting with their hands.)


Monday, October 19, 2009

Making Money From Your Scrapbooking Hobby

Scrapbooking takes time and effort. There is a learning curve involved before most people are really skilled at putting together the various elements into a pleasing scrapbook page. For some people this is something pleasing to learn as a hobby. They will learn by experimentation and accept failure as it happens. For others, there simply isn't the time to invest in learning this beautiful hobby. That doesn't mean they do not want a remarkable presentation of their cherished photographs within a scrapbook.


Thursday, October 15, 2009

Print Digital Scrapbook Pages - What Are My Options?

There are several ways that you can print your digital scrapbook pages. It all depends on the final look that you are going for. Some people prefer to print their pages at home on a wide format printer like Epson. This does take a somewhat hefty initial investment on your part. But, you do get the convenience of being able to immediately print your finished 12x12 pages. Fast and easy, but you will have a recurring cost of ink and maintenance as your machine needs it.


Monday, October 12, 2009

Marriage Certificate Search For Your Scrapbooking

There are a lot of hobby enthusiast out there, and there are a ton of different hobbies that one can take up if you have a lot of time on your hands. There is the normal ones like collecting coins, collecting stamps or even collecting beer bottle caps. You can make a hobby out of just about anything that can keep you occupied, and there are a lot of people who look to scrapbooking as a hobby, these people make use of marriage certificate search engines for help.


Saturday, October 10, 2009

With Cricut Gypsy - A Whole New World of Possibilities Open Up in Your Scrapbooking World

Meet the Cricut Gypsy, because it seems like this world of ours moves faster every day, and we are always going somewhere, or on our way to some place. If you are one of those who are always on the go, but love to scrapbook then you will love the Cricut Gypsy, a tool that now allows you to design scrapbooking components while you are travelling, using the same tools that you used to use at your computer. This new product is called the Cricut Gypsy, and it looks a little like an oversized Blackberry.


Wednesday, July 22, 2009

YourStory 37-5000 Book Binder and Laminator

I just wanted to let you know about a fast, fun and easy way to beautifully capture treasured memories. If you're like me and spend hours filling three ring binders or photo albums, then you may want to know about this book binder. It quickly creates professional-quality scrapbook albums, personalized journals, and other paper-crafts items so that you can enjoy them for a lifetime.

This unit combines the tasks of binding and laminating into one convenient machine, making it a great tool for constructing keepsake albums, designing kid-friendly projects, and so much more.

This book binder is called: YourStory 37-5000 Book Binder and Laminator and is perfect for creating your next scrapbooking memory. So do yourself and check it out!

Friday, May 1, 2009

Ideas For Scrapbooking to Get You Started

Looking for good scrapbook ideas? Need some ideas to get the creative juices flowing?


Thursday, April 30, 2009

Dig Up Those Photo's For Memories

Cherished memories forever. How long have yours awaited to be organized? New family tradition for the holidays.


Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Scrapbooking Ideas For Your Toddler

Are looking for some creative ways to document your child's life? Do you need some inspiration on how to get started scrapbooking?


Scrapbooking Ideas For Christmas Cards

We're serving up some more ideas for making your own Christmas cards this holiday season. Get ready for some fun and interesting ideas!


Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Making Mini Scrapbook Albums

There are a wide variety of choices when looking for or creating a mini scrapbook album. Mini albums can incorporate a theme and make great gifts.


Cricut Supplies

Cricut Supplies for the Cricut Expression are the brains for your scrapbooking projects. This article will help you find the right supplies at a good price.


Monday, April 27, 2009

Scrapbooking - Plants You Grow in Your Garden Can Be Used As Embellishments

Embellishments that are grown in your garden. Herbs, flowers and even greens or flowers from your vegetable garden can make beautiful natural embellishments for your scrapbook pages.


Cricut Scrapbook Number One Idea

Have you guessed it? The number one best idea to use your cricut on is to make something about your little ones! Kids love to hear all kinds of stories.


Saturday, April 25, 2009

Christmas Project Ideas With Paper Crafts

Christmas projects with the use of paper crafts can be so much fun for both kids and adults. Paper crafts are lovely, easy, and inexpensive and your creative nature is encouraged.


Organizing Your Scrapbooking Space

The first thing to do is to think about your biggest need for storage and organization. For a lot of people this would be the safe storage of the 12x12 paper.


Friday, April 24, 2009

Scrapbooking Albums - How to Compile Your Fond Memories

Scrapbooking is all about compiling fond memories in a tangible format. A scrapbooking album can put a nice finishing touch on the work you have created. There are many albums available...


Find Your Inspiration For Digital Scrapbooking

Inspiration is something that touches your heart and moves your soul. The key to finding inspiration is to apply all of your senses and be present in all that you do.


Thursday, April 23, 2009

Scrapbooks, Photos & Fonts

Many people underestimate the importance that fonts can have in scrapbooking. Here are some tips to ensure that you are utilizing photos and fonts to help create the best scrapbook designs possible.


Starting a Scrapbooking Business - Have a Side Income As High As $100 an Hour

Do you love to scrapbook? Have you thought about starting a scrapbooking business to supplement your income? Did you know you could make as much as $100 an hour doing what you love?


Wednesday, April 22, 2009

How to Make a Disney Scrapbook

Did your family recently take a Disney vacation? Are you looking for ideas to record the special memories of the trip? Why not make a Disney scrapbook to record the fun memories?


Scrapbooking Ideas - How to Get Started

When it comes to scrapbooking many people have trouble getting started because they just can't seem to come up with ideas. They get what writers call, "writers block" they lose their creative juices.


Tuesday, April 21, 2009

4 Tips on How to Add Some Pizazz to Your Disney Scrapbook

Adding some pizazz to your Disney Scrapbook need not be a hard thing just some creative thought. With these four tips you will be well on your way to creating a stunning Disney Scrapbook.


Making Mini Scrapbook Gifts For All Occasions

You can make some charming little scrapbooks out of standard scrapbooking papers and supplies. These are perfect for gifts of all kinds from birthdays, to Valentine's Day, to Christmas, to Mother's Day and Father's Day.


Monday, April 20, 2009

3 Reasons Moms Should Scrapbook Their Child's Adoption

Start your adopted child's scrapbook today. Reading them their story and showing them photos, from the time they are a toddler, is an important part of letting them understand and feel joy about their journey.


Inspiration For Scrapbooks Pages

Scrapbook and digital scrapbooking can be a a rewarding way to capture memories. However, at times, scrapbook enthusiasts may need some inspiration for page ideas. This article outlines various sources for page ideas and possible inspiration.


Saturday, April 18, 2009

Using Scrapbook Techniques For Unique Christmas Ornaments

This unique project is a fun an inexpensive creation that can be used as classroom keepsake ornaments. You can make a unique ornament with a photo, a CD, photo safe glue stick, scissors, and some ribbon.


6 Time-Saving Tips For Digital Scrapbooking Enthusiasts

Digital scrapbooking can be addictive and very time consuming. Somehow, time just seems to slip away. So, I'm sharing a few of my time-saving tips to help you get the most out of your digital scrapbooking minutes.


Friday, April 17, 2009

Scrapbooking - Drying and Pressing Flowers From Your Garden For Embellishments

A simple and creative way to press flowers from your garden to be used as scrapbook embellishments. Drying and pressing flowers is an easy method that can be done with common household material that you already have.


Mini-Albums Make Meaningful Christmas Gifts

Mini scrapbook albums make meaningful Christmas gifts. They are quick and easy to create from scrapbook supplies you already have on hand, and can be personalized in a variety of ways to suit everyone on your Christmas list.


Thursday, April 16, 2009

Cricut Expression - Worth the Money?

The Cricut Expression is selling like hot cakes online! What's all the fuss about? Here I will give you a quick list of the most notable features, and help you decide if the Cricut cutter really cuts it!


Getting Ready to Crop - Create a Scrapbook Page Kit in 5 Steps

Going to a scrapbooking crop? Don't waste half your time trying to figure out what you're going to do, because you know you would rather be talking or swapping with friends and getting your memories into albums. Right?


Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Scrap Camp is the Best Way to Finish Your Albums

Organizing and/or attending a weekend scrapbooking retreat is truly the best way to complete your albums. Set everything up, work hard all weekend, have fun with friends all while making great strides in getting your photo projects finished!


Creative Scrapbooking

If scrapbooking is one of your hobbies, you know how difficult it can be to come up with creative ideas. However, there are some easy tips you can use to help you create as many ideas as you want.


Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Scrapbooking Supplies - What You Should Know When Buying Them to Avoid Any Careless Mistakes

There is a wide range of things that are classed as scrapbooking supplies. These supplies include a wide range of scrapbook albums that are available in the market place today and these come in a wide range of sizes.


Scrapbooking and Photo Editing

Scrapbooking has hit the world by storm, and the digital age has made photography both easy and accessible to everyone. We all love to have that perfect photo to scrap, And that is where photo editing comes into play.


Monday, April 13, 2009

How to Scrapbook - Learn All About It

If you are looking for a way to keep your memories of friendship forever fresh in your mind, you should consider learning how to scrapbook. Gather up all the photos of the two of you that you can find.


Creative Scrapbooking Ideas For Every Occasion

Scrapbooking is a wonderful project idea for any occasion, whether it be a birthday or a anniversary. One question people routinely have is, how do you get all the pictures you need of another relative to create the scrapbook?


Saturday, April 11, 2009

Learn to Do Scrapbooking - Scrapbook Layout Ideas

A great way to remember the many milestones and memories in your life can be captured if you can learn to do scrapbooking. Scrapbooking has become a new art that lets one create a project that is life lasting.


How to Scrapbook Your Own Day Planner!

Are You A Scrapbooking Junkie? Here is an idea that you can take with you everyday! Have you ever seen a day planner or calendar that you could decorate yourself? How about one that would fit right into your purse?


Friday, April 10, 2009

Choosing Software For Digital Scrapbookers

With the digital scrapbooking community growing each and everyday software companies are competing for your business. Considering all the software packages available, choosing a software package can be quite daunting, so I've done some research to help ease the pain.


Scrapbooking Your Memories

Memories are treasures that are irreplaceable. Some of us preserve memories through pictures. But to some, scrapbooks are the best memoirs one can have. This article tells about how scrapbooking can help us preserve great memories with pictures and flowers.


Thursday, April 9, 2009

Scrapbook Layout Ideas Involving Children

If you are passionate about scrapbooking and have children, why not share that passion with them? Get them involved and have them create their own scrapbooks. Plus, it's a perfect way to spend some quality time together. It's easy, here's how.


5 Unique Ways You Can Make Money With Scrapbooking

These are just a few ideas that I've come up with to help you with your scrapbooking business. Hopefully these ideas will help jumpstart your brainstorming and help you come up with some more ideas on how you can make money with scrapbooking.


Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Scrapbook Paper - Choosing the Right Scrapbook Paper

The notion behind scrapbooking is pretty straight forward, the goal is simple, preserve memories and share them with others in your own way and style. It can be a fun way to spend your time while taking a sentimental walk down memory lane.


Digital Scrapbooking Tutorials - Setting Aside an Account For Making Your Scrapbook

The art of making scrapbooks is today becoming one of the most popular pastimes. There are so many benefits attached to making the scrapbook. Almost every person involved in this art will tell you that there is something more than physically making the scrapbook.


Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Scrapbooking Albums - Layouts & Ways to Compile Your Fond Memories

The art of scrapbooking is putting cherished memories into a tangible arrangement. The goal is to organize moments and events into a single creation with a theme. The key to a good scrapbook is to make it simple and not too intricate or difficult.


Scrapbooking - How to Create a Baby Scrapbook

If you are going to start a baby book for your new baby, you might want to consider creating a baby scrapbook instead. Baby scrapbooking is a wonderful way to create a memory book filled with, not just photos, but whatever your imagination can create.


Monday, April 6, 2009

How to Use Scrapbooking Eyelets and Fonts

Are you trying to come up with creative ideas for your scrapbooking layouts? There are many different and enjoyable methods you can use to spice up your pages. One of those ways is to use eyelets, an easy and unique way to decorate your scrapbook.


Creating a Gift Scrapbook

The wonderful thing about scrapbooks is that they are so very personal. Each one is created individually, most often with the recipient in mind. The scrapbooking craze began a couple of years ago, and more and more people are finding joy in this unique hobby.


Saturday, April 4, 2009

Simple Scrapbook Layout Ideas

Whenever it comes to scrapbooking, figuring out a good layout can be the most difficult part. Thankfully there are tons of different embellishments that you can use to design pages for any milestone or other event that you want to celebrate in your child's life.


Considerations For Taking Your Scrapbook Digital

A number of die hard scrapbooking hobbyists have taken a turn from traditional scrapbooking, by hand, to using software to digitally create pages. Digital scrapbooking is a great way to manipulate and preserve pages, working on them as many times as necessary to achieve a unique look.


Friday, April 3, 2009

Creative Scrapbooking Ideas For All Your Pages

Ever have problems when you are scrapbooking, coming up with ideas for sayings or page layouts? Here are tons of ideas and ways to make your pages look awesome in a short amount of time. Easy, quick, and it looks like you put a ton of time into it!


Learn to Do Scrapbooking - How to Make a Scrapbook From Scratch

With the availability of every material needed to make a scrapbook today, there is no reason why someone will not get involved in this much cherished pastime. Just in every corner of the street, you will definitely fine a place to pay for whatever you need to make a scrapbook.


Thursday, April 2, 2009

Digital Scrapbooking - How the Experts Do it the First Time to Avoid Any Mistakes

The newest trend in scrapbooking is digital scrapbooking and this is fast becoming a popular hobby for people. Digital scrapbooking involves the scrapbookers using a computer in a lot of different ways to enhance the pages of their scrapbook or some of them choose to completely create pages using the computer.


Organizing Your Paper Arts, Scrapbooking and Stamping

I wanted to share with you some simple methods to organize your paper arts, scrapbooking and stamping accessories. Keep in mind that there is a fine line between being organized and being messy. You can be both but, if you never tidy up your crafting room, it will lead to disorganization.


Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Creating Your Own Scrapbook

Most families have holiday traditions and special celebrations, creating a scrapbook is a wonderful way to preserve and display these precious memories. Whether you are celebrating a birthday, having a picture made with Santa or sharing a holiday meal with your family you will enjoy looking back and remembering these special celebrations.


Scrapbooking Your Travels

Vacation scrapbooks are among the most popular albums to create and one of the best ways to preserve memories from your trip. This article provides photography and journaling tips as well as digital scrapbooking advice to help you create an attractive scrapbook that will effectively document your vacation for years to come.


Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Top 10 Reasons to Digitize Your Scrapbook

Digital scrapbook pages have become all the rage in scrapbooking. Even diehard traditional scrappers have begun to integrate some digital scrapbook pages into their layouts and albums. More and more, they're realizing it's an exciting, yet simple way to expand and enhance creativity while helping to preserve their memories for generations to come.


Paper Cutter Tips For Scrapbookers

Scrapbooking is one of the fastest growing hobbies in the United States. Scrapbooking involves a wide assortment of materials, supplies and equipment. This involves various types of paper, scissors, paper cutters and laminators. If you have recently tried looking for scrapbooking equipment online, you have probably noticed that there is no shortage of choices.


Monday, March 30, 2009

Creating a Scrapbook - Easy Step-by-Step Process

Creating a scrapbook layout and eventually completing a full scrapbook is an excellent way to preserve your memories for decades to come. Besides photos, including such items as journaling, keepsakes, or cards in an artful way is a great way to be creative and show your self expression to pass on to future generations.


Frugal Scrapbooking Ideas - Beautiful Layouts Without Spending a Fortune

Generally speaking, serious scrapbookers spend a good deal of money on their hobby. However, there are several frugal scrapbooking ideas that can easily be incorporated into your projects and layouts to help cut back on these expenses. Regular household goods, and yes, even things that would normally end up in the trash, can be used.


Saturday, March 28, 2009

Scrapbooking - How to Create a Vacation Memory Book

If you're like most people, you take rolls and rolls of photographs on your vacations, and then once you get home these photos stay under your bed or in a closet stored in shoeboxes, never to be seen again. Why not bring them out and display them? Create a vacation memory book to store these memories.


Scrapbooking Paper - How the Experts Avoid Any Careless Mistakes When Buying Them

The secret to successful scrapbooking is to use materials that are of a very good quality. By using the good quality material you are able to ensure that your scrapbook will be one of high quality and will create the correct impression for the many different things that you may want to put into the scrapbook.


Friday, March 27, 2009

Scrapbooking Ideas For Kids

Many times at auctions, or estate sales, a box of books will turn up a real treasure, like a scrapbook that was kept by someone in their youth and sometimes through their adulthood. The book could be 50 or 60 years old, and a source of great fun to look at the pictures, news clippings, and personal mementos.


Creating a Scrapbooking Organizational System

The most important thing when creating an organization system is to know how you like to work. There are many different systems out there and no one system is better than another. Everybody thinks and works differently and your organization system should reflect that. Figure out what makes sense to you. Here's how to do just that.


Thursday, March 26, 2009

Before You Start Digital Scrapbooking

What to consider before you start digital scrapbooking - First things first, what is digital scrapbooking? Digital scrapbooking is pretty much the same as paper scrapbooking in the sense that you're arranging your photos, decorating and designing your page with a common theme. The difference is, in digital scrapbooking, you're doing everything on the computer with software and graphics.


Scrapbooking - How to Display Your Holiday Memories

If your family is like most, you have special holiday celebrations and traditions that you do every year. To display these holiday memories, create a scrapbook to show past years' celebrations. Whether your traditions include Trick-or-Treating, going to the mall to sit on Santa's lap for a picture, or preparing a special holiday meal, you'll have fun looking back


Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Master the Art of Digital Scrapbooking

Learn how to master the art of digital scrapbooking and photo collages. This article introduces the reader to the world of digital scrapbooks, including photos, themes and journaling. It walks you through the steps and guides you with helpful information such as the appropriate number of photos you need for the size of the photo collage you seek to make.


Add Digital Scrapbooking to Your Journal

Keeping a journal or diary sounds like a major commitment, but it doesn't have to be. You can make it as simple or complex as you'd like. Keep a personal journal of yourself for yourself and use it to document your milestones. Technology has taken everything to a new level, even the age old art of scrapbooking, so why not journaling?


Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Digital Scrapbooking Tutorials - First Lessons in Creating a Scrapbook

The art of making scrapbooks is toady getting at the top of the most fashionable pastimes. However, there are still lots of people who look upon this art as just creating an album from some materials. This is true in one sense, but it is more than this when looked from another angle. There are lots of things you ought to know.


13 Tips For Preserving Your Photos

Preserving photos has become my top priority. My Grandmother and I have started going through her collection of photographs to scan and preserve 7 generations worth of photos. As I'm archiving these photos, and realizing their value, I want to preserve them to the best of my abilities. I've done tons of research and put together a list to help you preserve yours too.


Monday, March 23, 2009

Say I Love You With a Scrapbook

A scrapbook can make a romantic and thoughtful anniversary or Valentine's Day gift for your partner. This article provides ideas and insights to help you choose your scrapbook's theme and the types of journal entries to recapture and preserve wonderful moments with your loved one. Find great suggestions on mementos to use to make the most of a digital scrapbook about your relationship.


Scrapbooking Your Instant Photos

Instant photos have got to be one of the best ways of scrapbooking one of your favourite events or holiday adventures. With instant photos being available immediately, they are perfect for documenting that special occasion and creating your scrapbook as your life events tells the story. There is no need to wait around for hours or even days for your film to be developed.


Saturday, March 21, 2009

Making a Celebrity Photo Scrapbook

Collecting autographed celebrity photos can be a great hobby for anyone looking to spend their time doing something constructive. Celebrities can often inspire us to be more, do more, and achieve more in our own lives after looking at their success stories. It is only natural that many of us would try to collect some memorabilia reflecting the way that these people have affected our lives.


Scrapbook Templates - The Great Scrapbook Timesaver

Scrapbook templates are very useful tools for those just starting out scrapbooking or for those who might be in doubt about their ability to draw. These templates are made from stiff card stock and are pre cut with different shapes. These allow you to trace the designs right onto your scrapbook pages and can even be used to design and entire book from beginning to end.


Learn to Do Scrapbooking - How Should You Arrange Your Scrapbook As it Ought to Be?

Most of us are into the art of making scrapbooks for the first time. Even if this is not your first time, it is true that you must not have been so long into it. This does not however mean that the whole art itself is something new. In fact, scrapbook making has existed for ages. Its popularity is mainly because it was first considered as a pastime.


Friday, March 20, 2009

Tips on Scrapbooking the Holidays

The holidays are over, and you're wondering what to do with that digital camera card or CD that's chock-full of festive memories. One of the most creative and useful things you can do with your holiday photos is create a digital holiday scrapbook, and this article will make it easy and fun. Read on for tips to boost the vitality, organization and interest in your holiday digital scrapbook.


Understanding Design Basics of Color For Digital Scrapbooks

In creating scrapbook pages, whether digital or traditional, the most important thing is design. While design encompasses many aspects, color is often the most misused. Without the understanding of how colors work together pages may tend to distract from the intended focal point or center piece. When used properly, color can be used to direct reader's attention toward key items in your pages or guide them through your creation.


Archiving Genealogy Via Photo Collage Making - Bridging Generations

Remembering family members over the generations is important, and creating a photo collage is a great way to help keep these memories alive. This article provides ideas to remember when embarking on the creation of a photo collage of your family tree, from tips on researching to obtaining, editing and organizing old photos. You can also find suggestions on how to share the finished product with your loved ones.


Thursday, March 19, 2009

Scrapbook Supplies - How the Experts Buy Them Regularly Without Any Mistakes

You would be amazed with the vast amount of different scrapbooking supplies that are available; there are supplies for just about anything that you would like to do in the way of scrapbooking. It is a good idea to look around to see what is available in the way of scrapbooking supplies before you start to get your various bit and pieces together and before you start work on the scrapbook.


Top 5 Tips For Digital Scrapbooking

What are the top five things you need to know to get started on creating a digital scrapbook? This article makes it easy for you by providing tips and tricks to get you started on a successful scrapbook that conveys the message and memories you cherish. Learn how to leverage the Internet, edit photos and keep organized in order to maximize your experience and create the most attractive photo collages possible.


How to Make a Wedding Scrapbook

A digital scrapbook is an ideal way to sum up your special day's activities to help remember, protect and share them with others. Putting together a wedding scrapbook can feel like a daunting task, but don't fret--this article will make the process easy and fun. Just follow the steps and consider the suggestions to create a digital photo collage of your wedding that you and your loved ones can cherish forever.


Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Your Pet's First Photo Collage

When Meadow's cage opened, she jumped out and sped around the living room, claws audibly gripping the carpet as she turned the corners. Suddenly she hopped high into the air, spun around, landed facing the opposite direction, and zigzagged across the floor before flopping onto her side for a rest. Digital camera in hand, her guardian snapped photos of the whole scene to use in what would later become an adorable digital photo collage.


Scrapbooking Layouts - How to Get Your Scrapbook Layout Down

When it comes to scrapbooking, materials are abundant; materials in essence will be the least of your worries. Sure you may have to consider the cost, but its more about being organized and getting your scrapbook layout down that will help you to get going with your scrapbooking adventure. You may have lots of wonderful ideas and designs on hand, so the main challenge you may have right now, is how best to present them.


Scrapbook - What Other People Are Not Telling You About This Great Hobby to Avoid Any Mistakes

There are a lot of experienced crafters who actually enjoy doing things such as scrapbooks on a vast amount of different topics. There are also a lot of people who decide that they would like to have a shot at designing and putting together a scrapbook. These scrapbooks take a great deal of effort to put together but they are actually well worth it as they will be much-treasured possessions for a long time to come.


Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Inspiring Scrapbook Layouts

Scrapbooking is a very well known, easy, fun, and creative hobby that just about anyone can do, but inspiration has a lot to do with it when choosing a title, layout, and color schemes. Layouts tend to be the hardest part of scrapbooking, but one thing you need to remember is that it is OK to use the same layout over and over again, as long as the page is decorated differently it really doesn't matter.


Using Digital Photo Printing Sites For Scrapbooking

When you think of scrapbooking, you probably think of cutting and pasting strips of material and construction paper to create pages in a large album. With the rise in digital printing sites, it is now easier than ever to keep an online scrapbook and avoid all that glue and mess. Today's photo editing software makes it convenient to add backgrounds, borders, and other colorful effects to your pictures with just the click of a mouse. Here are a few tips to making the most of digital online photo printing sites when creating your own individualized scrapbook.


Monday, March 16, 2009

Cricut Manual For Beginners and Advanced Users

How to use the cricut? Basically you insert the cartridge, put the rubber key overlay over the keyboard, turn the machine on, stick a piece of 6 inch paper to the mat that comes with the machine (make sure to line it up with the little arrow on the mat) press the "load paper" button and feed the mat/paper into the machine, press the key(s) you for what you want to cut and press the "cut" button.


Baby Photo Album Ideas For the Scrapbooking-Impaired

The first year of life is full of so many milestones. A great way to capture these events in one place is with a photo album or scrapbook. Depending on the time available and your personal preference, these albums can be cut-and-paste style scrapbooks or digital baby memory books created online and shipped to the home. Find out what are the easiest ways to prepare a scrapbook today, as well as how to stay focused to finish the project.


Baby Scrapbooking Ideas For the Digital Age

The first year of life is full of so many milestones. A great way to capture these events in one place is with a photo album or scrapbook. Depending on the time available and your personal preference, these albums can be cut-and-paste style scrapbooks or digital baby memory books created online and shipped to your home. Find out what are the easiest ways to prepare a scrapbook today, as well as how to stay focused to finish the project.


Saturday, March 14, 2009

How to Create Digital Scrapbook Pages

If you are looking for information on how to design digital scrapbook pages, then keep reading. Digital scrapbook pages have many positive advantages over traditional scrapbooking. These include ease of use, clutter free table top, easily change photos, wording or layout and many other things. There are many programs are out there on the market that help you design digital scrapbook pages but I will share a simple and proven method here that does not require any special software.


Is Paper Piercing Complicated - Or Can I Do It?

While paper piercing may sound complicated it isn't and in fact is one of the most enjoying scrapbooking techniques. This manner of scrapbooking allows the individual to create a layered look for their frames, backgrounds, or other decorations on the page. It gives depth to the piece and can create a wonderfully designed piece almost immediately. This technique is another way to establish a well rounded color scheme as well as dress up the book without a ton of work.


Digital Scrapbooking Tutorials - Making a Living Memoir Through the Use of Scrapbooks

There is one ultimate intention for the creation of a scrapbook. It should be borne in mind that at almost everyday of our lives; we are faced with one or two experiences that we will want to live with. This is the more reason why the art of scrapbook making is today being considered by almost every person. Through the art of making scrapbooks, it has been realized that people are able to keep memories and be able to experience them again at every point in their lives.


Friday, March 13, 2009

Beginner Scrapbooking - All You Need to Know About Arranging Your Scrapbook

Do you know what scrapbooks are thought of as one of the best works of art? The reason is simple. Remember that scrapbooks are things not only created from scratch, but they are known to be created using materials that most people will think of as waste materials. What is more to this is that they will never serve any ordinary purpose, but they will be used to preserve recollections in life that it will be difficult to come by. Keep in mind that memories are some of these aspects in life that really make life worth living.


Beginner Scrapbooking - How to Get Your Children to Pay Attention to the Art of Scrapbook Making

Whatever you do in life that seem important to you, it is always necessary that you look at a means of memorizing this in the future. The simple reason for this is that this is a way in which you can always recall those good times spent together. This is the reason why the art of making scrapbooks has moved from a pastime to a job worthy of being paid for. One significant thing about creating scrapbooks is that this is a way of relieving nostalgic memories through the use of pictures. You can also use other items such as cloths and even tickets and make the most out of your scrapbook.


Scrapbooking - What the Others Are Not Telling You About This Great Hobby

Scrapbooking is a very enjoyable hobby for the old and young alike, in fact there are a lot of children who enjoy scrapbooking and it is a great way for them to spend time on a wet day when they are unable to play outside. There are two ways in which scrapbooking can be done as it can either be done as in the traditional manual way or it can be done digitally which involves the use of a computer.


Thursday, March 12, 2009

Scrapbooking Family Reunions - Shoot, Design, Share

A photo collage or scrapbook helps keep the memories of special family occasions from fading, but where do you begin? This article explains why a digital scrapbook is the easiest way to share memories with your extended family and provides useful ideas to consider when planning a scrapbook of your family reunion. Find tips on photographing your reunion to optimize your digital scrapbook and learn how to easily create an impressive photo collage that your family can treasure for generations to come.


Looking For Scrapbook Layout Ideas?

While almost anyone can put together a scrapbook, a lot of people simply do not feels as though they are creative enough to come up with the titles, quotes and other sayings that are necessary for page layouts. However, once you get past this creativity "block" you will see that it really is not all that difficult to think of these things. Whenever you are creating a title for your page, you must first take into consideration what the occasion for that page is (Christmas, a birthday, etc.


Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Making a Fine Memory Book With a Vellum Overlay

Scrapbooking is not the first art form to make good use of vellum overlays. The use of vellum dates back generations and has been used on a number of famous projects. Today it is not uncommon to see vellum overlays on professionally designed invitations, or announcements. Using vellum on scrapbook projects can be a challenge without a good working knowledge and the right tools. A few little tips and tricks will help prepare the overlay and have the best looking pages around. Read on for more information about using vellum!


Overlays Create the Perfect Finishing Touch

Unique creations are the purpose of every scrapbooking session. There is much thought and a great deal of creativity that goes into each and every layout. For most that scrapbook, their creations must flow nicely, look good and be a step above, however some pieces are hard to finish out. They need something, but what? Sometimes it is as simple as another decoration, border or cut out, but a scrapper can never go wrong with a clear overlay. These clear pieces can be cut to match the exact sized photo.


How to Make a Scrapbook - Not As Hard As You Would Think

Learning how to make a scrapbook is a wonderful way to help preserve memories. People are leading very busy, hectic lives nowadays, seemingly always on the go and never having time to do simple things like eat or go to the bathroom. Somewhere in all this madness, we tend to lose some of those memories. Scrapbooking is a great way to preserve these memories by getting the photos that have preserved them out of a shoebox somewhere that they aren't being seen and into a book where everyone can enjoy them.


Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Making Scrapbooking a Family Affair

With today's busy life styles many parents find themselves looking for wholesome activities that everyone can enjoy. What better way than planning a scrapbooking party or get together that is family friendly. Kids love photos and they too like to create artwork showcasing their favorite memories. In fact, many parents that hold these types of parties are shocked at how creative their entire family can be and how much of a joy spending time together can be once again. Read on for more information about the planning and implementing a family friendly scrapbooking party!


Scrapbooking For Personalized Gifts

The holidays are fast approaching and many are looking for unique gifts to hand out. Nothing says special more than a handmade memory book or mini scrapbook. The love, creativity and special photos can touch the heart of just about anyone. These gifts are also a great ways to give gifts to many without breaking the already strained holiday pocketbook. Scrapbooking gifts can also be given for other occasions such as birthdays, anniversaries, wedding gifts, new babies and many more. In fact, any time that a gift is appropriate, scrapbooking can be the answer.


Scrapbook Page - Tips on How Exactly the Experts Design Their Own Scrapbooking Design

Scrapbooking is a very good way to be creative whilst doing something personal, which will create a lasting memory of some wonderful events whether it is a birth of a child or a wedding day. There are two ways in which the scrapbook pages can be done and these are using the traditional methods and doing it manually or by using the more modern way and doing it digitally with the help of a computer. The scrapbook pages are very often developed based around one main theme, an event and idea or even one activity.


Scrapbook Ideas - How the Experts Get Their Creativity and Avoid Any Mistakes When Creating Them

There are a lot of different ideas that can be implemented into scrapbooking and these include hand prints, creating a wide range of borders, using background paper and adding some further details with the use of glue. The art of scrapbooking is something that can provide children with a vast amount of fun and pleasure so this is a great way for them to spend a rainy day. Before you begin to make the scrapbook it is very important to collect all the pictures and other supplies, which you will want to put into the scrapbook.


Monday, March 9, 2009

Disney Scrapbook - What Other People Are Not Telling You About These Scrapbooking Supplies

Once you have decided that you would like to put together a Disney scrapbook then you are going to require some quality Disney supplies to be able to do it properly. Now you may decide to take the traditional approach to the Disney scrapbook or on the other hand you may decide to take the modern approach and have a digital Disney scrapbook. There are a lot of basic materials that are required for these scrapbooks and these are things that will be around the typical family home so they should be relatively easy to locate.


Scrapbooking Just Became Easier With the Cricut Expression

Scrapbooking is the latest crafty phenomenon. With the advent of digital cameras, traditional photo albums have gone by the wayside and what better way to keep important photos and the memories attached. There are so many tools for avid scrapbookers from different papers, scissors, stickers and shapes, would it not be great to have all these products in one central location and at the touch of a button? Cricut Expression is the answer. This personal electronic cutter allows you to create some of the most beautiful and personalized shapes to add flare to even your most basic of paper crafts.


Scrapbook Paper - Tips on How the Experts Carefully Choose These Supplies For Their Scrapbooking

When you are doing scrapbooking it is worth going to the stationery stores and looking through the many different styles and types of paper. It is a good idea to think about what you are actually doing to do in the scrapbook, as this will have an impact on the color and style of paper that you want to use. It is a very good idea to look into the different papers that are available before you decide on which one you would like to use as this will make it a lot easier when you go to buy the paper. There are lot of different site on the internet where you can have a look at the different papers that are available.


Saturday, March 7, 2009

Learn to Do Scrapbooking - Do You Know That the Most Excellent Offerings Are From Scrapbooks?

There are so many avenues from which you can pay for gifts. Starting from the local gift shop, to the even greater places like exhibition and even through online shops, you can get any gift of your choice. With such places in mind, it is usually thought that it is easy to make the most perfect gift choice when thinking of offering a gift to someone. But this is not true as it is always thought of. Remember that when you are making an offering to someone, you will first of all be faced with the worries of not knowing if your offering is going to be appreciated in the same manner as you do; secondly, you will want to avoid offering something which has already been offered.


Scrapbooking Page Ideas - Using the Least to Make the Most of Your Scrapbook

You should not think of any other pastime in life that can enable you come out with something memorable like a scrapbook. In fact, this is a pastime, but it is equally one of these rare ways that you can use to recollect those happy moments and share them with those around you. Remember that scrapbook making is one of the simplest ways that you can use to blend pictures, captions and happy moments and relate them to a particular theme which should be pleasing and nostalgic to every viewer. It may only be through such an art that you will be able to tell people of what happened in the past. Therefore, the art of scrapbook making should be taken as something more important, even than a leisure activity.


Thursday, March 5, 2009

Ideas for Scrapbooking: Tips to get you started

Let's begin by stating: There isn't a right or wrong way to scrapbook!

Your scrapbook and the pages within are just that "yours". This is a journey of capturing moments and memories, which are important to you. Remember, your scraping has a style of its own and your style will differ from others.

So with that said, let me tell you that Scrapbooking is a great hobby, that can fill your life with memories of precious moments. And if you are new to creating scrapbooks, then here are a few tips to get you started. And you will want to get a few things before beginning, most items you will be able to get at your local hobby store or Walmart.

1. Some small plastic storage bins/w lids so that you can organize your pictures, (or something like a shoe box if you are on a really tight budget) colored paper, colored markers and photo album to begin with.

2. Scissors, as many of the decorative scissors as you can afford. But start out with at least 1-2 pair, which will run about $3-5 a piece.

3. Other things to consider are: assorted ribbons, hot glue gun, and a good pair of straight scissors.

4. Your basic Scrapbooking decor doesn't have to be much. Begin by looking for things that are lying around your house. Scraps of material, string, stickers, smaller pieces of paper etc. all can be used for ideas for Scrapbooking.

After gathering everything together, pick out pictures to showcase, mix and match materials (Its just like putting a puzzle together) and have fun with it.

One last thing, always carry a pen and paper with you because you never know when ideas for Scrapbooking will come along.

Ideas for Scrapbooking