Wednesday, June 9, 2010

My Favorite Scrapbooking Techniques

Once you have been doing scrapbooking for a while, you will find that when you look through your lovingly made albums, you will see certain things that you tend to repeat. We all have our favorite techniques, and ones that we tend to repeat over and over, but the joy of scrapbooking is that no matter how much you use the same technique, you will never create the same page twice. Every page in your scrapbooking album will be unique as it should be, even if you use the same technique on all your layouts.


Wednesday, June 2, 2010

500 Scrapbooking Sketches Review

Once you make the decision to start scrapbooking you are going to discover a whole new world of fun. It is also time consuming since it is something that you want to take your time with since you are going to be preserving your families' memories within its pages. It is something that many would call busy work since it seems to consume your time and sap your mental energy all at the same time. It can be very important to try and find a way to make this less of a challenge and a way for it to take less of your time. The 500 Scrapbooking Sketches will show you the way.


Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Scrapbook Ideas and Creative Scrapbooking

Many people have a passion for scrapbooking and always want to learn new scrapbook ideas on creative scrapbooking. Creative thinking always discovers a way out and a person who create a new ideas always exercises his creativity in every aspect of life.


Monday, May 17, 2010

Scrapbook Journaling - How Scrapbook Journaling Can Be a Touching Addition

You've heard the old adage that a picture is worth 1000 words, right? Well, if you are into scrap booking, I'm absolutely sure that you have. However, for situations where that is not the case, scrapbook journaling can be just what the doctor ordered.


Thursday, May 13, 2010

Baby Scrapbook Ideas

A baby scrapbook is one of the most fun scrapbooking projects you can make. Who doesn't love babies? What's even more fun is preserving the memories of a baby as they grow for family and even the child to see later in the future.


Monday, May 10, 2010

Cheerleader Scrapbook Themes

A cheerleader scrapbook can be a great way to remember all of your special team or school spirit. It's a great way to commemorate a special time in your life as well as remember other members of your squad and friends you have met.


Thursday, May 6, 2010

Choosing the Best Scrapbook Backgrounds

Scrapbook backgrounds, whether textured or smooth, plain or intricate, set the theme of each scrapbooking page. Taking the time to plan your scrapbooking background so that it creates balance with the layout, as well as the main photo, will be well worth the effort.


Monday, May 3, 2010

Introduction to Making a Digital Scrapbook

The hobby involving the making of a scrapbook has existed for centuries and it remains popular today. And as newer technologies are innovated, people who had this hobby found new avenue to explore this method and gain more interest or explore more creative options.


Thursday, April 29, 2010

Increase the Longevity of the Scrapbooking Albums

The main thing contained by a scrapbook is the album; they contain all the paper cards and embellishments. When combined with other important materials albums represent almost ninety percent of the whole scrapbook. The various categories of albums can only be identified through their sizes.


Monday, April 26, 2010

The Cricut Gypsy For Scrapbooking

The Cricut Gypsy is a tool that offers the best of both worlds in scrapbooking: a small size and a large capacity for creativity. This small device can store the contents of thousands of the Cricut cartridges, or the equivalent of over ten thousand created designs.


Thursday, April 22, 2010

How to Organize My Scrapbooking Supplies So That They Don't Drive Me Mad

If you love to scrapbook, you may also know that it's easy to get a large collection of stuff. Between photos and trinkets and other items you want to hold onto, it can seem like there is a massive pile of items to go in your scrapbooks.


Monday, April 19, 2010

Keepsake Books - Digital Scrap Booking Ideas

With more and more people getting involved in arts and crafts, it's no surprise to see the younger generation getting involved in scrap booking. They're doing it with a twist; using their computer to create their own digital keepsake books for themselves and for friends and family.


Thursday, April 15, 2010

Photo Paper - What Works the Best?

When you go to the store, you're probably overwhelmed by the amount of choice that you can get. With so many brands, paper types and prices what's going to be the best one? With all those choices, you're probably asking yourself: "What will work best for me?


Monday, April 12, 2010

Scrapbooking Ideas - 4 Tips For Your Photographs

Photographs make a whole part of your scrapbook. For some, this is the whole point of your scrapbook. So when you're making your scrapbook, take care not to repeat too many same layouts for your photographs because this will bore viewers and won't help beginners get some scrapbooking ideas.


Thursday, April 8, 2010

Scrapbooking Ideas and Solutions - Using Envelopes and Folders

In order to keep our newspaper cuttings, that first lost tooth or that special lock of hair in our scrapbook layout without the acid damaging our photos in the long run, we have to think about using envelopes or folders on our layouts. Here is some information on how.


Monday, April 5, 2010

How to Use Scrapbooking Stickers

Stickers play an important role in the world of scrapbooking. Stickers, however, are not only used in the scrapbooking field, they can also be used in other crafts. If you create your own stickers you can make a great original scrapbook which will surely bring out your imaginative personality.


Thursday, April 1, 2010

My Favorite Subjects!

Over ten years ago I started scrapbooking and since the onset of my newfound favorite past time, my favorite subjects have been my two son's. Many times I have wished that I had started when they were babies, but looking back I would never of had the time to scrap.


Monday, March 29, 2010

A Simple Introduction to Scrapbooking

Scrapbooking means a lot of things and you may find out a lot of definitions for it, you probably have made a scrapbook yourself. But besides that, having a scrapbook means keeping your memories. Scrapbooks are a wonderful occasion to remember good times, you can even compare them to photos.


Thursday, March 25, 2010

Scrapbooking Preserves Family History

Don't let precious photo's fade away in an old shoe box or old photo album. Don't let those precious stories of your ancestors go untold. Gather the picture's and put them together with the stories of your ancestors in an organized manner that will preserve their history of their life.


Monday, March 22, 2010

Tips on How You Can Make a Budget Scrapbook

Who would ever resist a bargain? For scrapbook enthusiasts, the opportunity to fulfill your hobby without the entailed major expense is a great opportunity to explore your creative impulses without hurting your pocket. What you need to understand though is that this hobby does not have to cost a lot.


Thursday, March 18, 2010

Importance of Storage Techniques in Scrapbooking

People who are into scrapbooking and love making their own scrapbooks have a hidden passion for different types of paper. There are many variations of paper: from patterned ones to traditional plain paper. People usually buy the paper first and think about how their scrapbook will be and look like later.


Monday, March 15, 2010

Simply Sweet Cricut Cartridge by Provocraft

Girls who are into creating scrapbooks can now enjoy a wider variety of letters, numbers, and special characters from the Simply Sweet Cricut cartridge, a font cartridge made by Provo Craft. This package includes the complete set of the English alphabet, numbers, the most commonly used punctuation marks, icons, and phrases.


Thursday, March 11, 2010

Scrapbook Frames - Decorating Your Home With Memories

If you love scrapbooking, then you will love displaying your pages in scrapbook frames. These special frames let you decorate your home with memories and showcase your artistic talents at the same time. Learn the fun ways you can use scrapbook frames to share your scrapbook page artistry with those you love.


Monday, March 8, 2010

Organizing and Hosting a Crop Event

Calling all scrappers!!! Scrapbooking workshops, scrap retreats, scrapping weekends, it all sounds like so much fun and fellowship with others that have a common interest. I had been contemplating organizing and hosting a crop event in my area. There seems to be a number of people in the area interested in scrapbooking.


Thursday, March 4, 2010

7 Tips to Follow When Buying Cricut Cartridges

Cricut cartridges allow scrapbook enthusiasts who own the Cricut cutting machines to cut letters and shapes as well as phrases, titles and borders to create memorable projects. The number of cartridges continues to expand with over 75 cartridges available, and as the collection grows so does opportunity for people to design creative projects.


Monday, March 1, 2010

How to Find Free Scrapbook Templates Online

If you enjoy making scrapbooks as a hobby but always find it difficult to get started, you can utilize the free tools provided by the internet. If you are willing to invest a bit of your time researching for free templates online, then it could save you a great deal of time.


Thursday, February 25, 2010

The Sizzix Big Shot and BigKick Meet the Needs of the Toughest Scrapbooker

One of scrapbookers favorite ways to embellish a scrapbook page is by adding creative titles and images. Since the invention of scrapbooking die cutting machines, scrapbook pages have taken on a new dimension as die cuts can be now made from various forms of material and in an endless supply of wonderful designs.


Monday, February 22, 2010

Tips About Discount Scrapbooking Supplies

You can never find scrapbooking supplies as easy as you imagine. A lot of stores have new scrapbooking supplies that every scrapbook lover will be thrilled to work with. You don't have to worry about making designs because most of them are already made and can be used the moment you buy them.


Thursday, February 18, 2010

Ideas on How to Make Great Scrapbook Albums

Scrap booking albums or scrapbooking has gained popularity in the recent times. But for having a great scrapbook you need incorporating some great and trendy ideas; now this isn't an easy task at times. Here we'll highlight some great ideas and themes that will help you enhance the outlook of your scrapbooking album.


Monday, February 15, 2010

Baby Scrapbook Ideas - Layouts and Embellishments For Your Baby Girl

Having a baby is such a miraculous experience that all the memories in pregnancy and giving birth should be treasured. Counting the fingers and toes, kissing your baby, figuring out who she looks like the most, deciding on a name - it's the all around encounter that makes you so overprotective when she grows up.


Thursday, February 11, 2010

Cricut Design Studio - 4 Things You Should Know Before You Buy!

The Cricut and Cricut Expression home cutting machine have become an exciting essential to any crafter and scrap booker's supply closet. With the machine's ability to cut letters, shapes, and numbers at the touch of a button, the Cricut is a simple way to create scrapbooking pages, display boards, and even cool wall art!


Monday, February 8, 2010

Making Sure That Your Memories Are Safe

A long time ago taking pictures and developing them meant spending a fortune and a great deal of time so when making pictures the whole process was just a generator of headaches. If you wanted to make a scrapbook things would cost a fortune. But that happened before, when technology wasn't at its peak.


Thursday, February 4, 2010

Scrapbooking How to - What You Need to Start

The art of scrapbooking dates as far back as to the sixteenth century and has become increasingly popular in recent years. Scrapbooking can be defined as the act of someone gathering different types or memorabilia, including, photos, notes, letters, poems and even trinkets and then compiling these objects in the form of a scrapbook.


Monday, February 1, 2010

Does the Making Memories Slice Scrapbooking Die Cutting Machine Cut It?

Scrapbooking is a wonderful form of art and memory preservation, practised the world over by both young and old. A lot of self satisfaction is achieved by scrapbookers who put pages together of one or more photos, along with a story, to preserve a memory of an event, or capture a unique moment in time.


Thursday, January 28, 2010

Cropping and Matting Your Scrapbook Photos

There are many different aspects of making a scrapbook. These different things are what make a scrapbook unique and what make it different from an ordinary photo album. When it comes to these things, cropping and matting are important steps that help make your photos look great in your scrapbook for many years to come.


Monday, January 25, 2010

Scrapbook Ideas - Attractive Ideas For Adding Photos

Adding photographs onto your scrapbook is probably one of the easiest scrapbooking ideas to use. For most, it's just sticking the photo onto the middle of the page and that's it. While there's nothing wrong with simplicity in creativity, there are also some ways to add photos onto your scrapbook that includes more than just sticking.


Thursday, January 21, 2010

Scrapbooking For Newborns - The Baby Scrapbook

Kids adore stories and will always want a new one but there is one story that they will love listening every time you tell it. This is the story about how they were born. You can even create a scrapbook about that moment to show their children, when they grow older, how their birth actually was.


Monday, January 18, 2010

Digital Scrapbooking For the Ages

For most kids who have grown up with the internet, mastering the art of the digital scrapbook can be easily accomplished with a little assistance. That idea can be a difficult idea to fathom for adults, considering some of us are still learning how to properly save a JPEG. Learn more and save yourself some valuable time.


Thursday, January 14, 2010

Beginner Tips For Buying Scrapbooking Supplies

If you were amazed by other scrapbooks you've seen, learn that you can make your own scrapbook. So, if you are interested in making your own personal scrapbook, start looking for shops and buy some supplies. However, many would surely find themselves totally amazed and lost when looking at all those products that are used for scrapbooking.


Monday, January 11, 2010

Family Heritage Photo Books - Tips For Creating Your Own Projects

Many of us have family photographs and heirlooms packed away in boxes or stored in out-of-the-way storage areas. It is a rewarding task-and much less complicated than you might think-to transform piles of photographs and memorabilia into beautiful family heritage photo books. The latest online photo book technology is extremely easy to use, even for the absolute beginner.


Thursday, January 7, 2010

Scrapbook Embellishments - Do It Yourself Materials

Who says scrapbook embellishments have to come out of a store? Creating embellishments is also one of the fun parts in scrapbooking. Aside from the fact that you'll be able to save a lot of money with do-it-yourself embellishments, you'll also be able to use this creative activity as a fun way to get together with family or friends.


Monday, January 4, 2010

Roadmap to Your First Scrapbook

If you've never made a scrapbook before, one of your first questions might be where to begin. A lot of people are faced with this problem. You might be making it more difficult than it actually needs to be for you or maybe you're intimidated because it's something new or because you've never really considered yourself the creative type.


Ideas for Scrapbooking