The Papemelroti Guide to Scrapbooking
What is Scrapbooking?
popularity today is the hobby of Scrapbooking. It has already
elevated to another form of art as it allows the creative expression of
the maker and makes use of different techniques in its
completion. From simple to elaborate styles and designs, one
can choose to develop his own method for making it.
A scrapbook is basically a collection of
photographs kept for posterity. The creator chooses how to
present the photographs to enhance the memories. Sometimes it
is decorated with memorabilia. For
example, pictures from a concert would have the tickets mounted
alongside it or even flyers about the event. Aside from
giving enjoyment to the scrapbook-maker, it oftentimes gives pleasure
to others by telling the story of the pictures more fully, even without
on a Scrapbook
Scrapbooking can be very
rewarding! It may seem like a daunting task to be able to
create masterfully crafted albums but really the hardest part of the
job is starting on it! Sometimes we just need to set aside
time to do it and you'll see that once you start, it will come easily
and you will find it hard to tear yourself away from the project!
you want to have everything you need within your reach so that you're
less likely to stop and lose interest. Gather all the
materials you need and find yourself a suitable working area - one that
has the proper lighting, a good flat area to work on as well as
Ideally, all the
pictures you will work on should be with you, labelled with the dates
and other details so you don't have to stop and look for the
information from all over (this can be very tiring and will interrupt
the flow of your work).
more you have of these to use, the better):
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Glue / glue gun
Memorabilia (tickets, letters, notes, flyer, locks of hair, etc.)
Dried leaves, pressed flowers
Colorful magazine pages
Pens, crayons, colored pens
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Gather all the materials together in
your work area.
Group all the pictures that you want in
one page and group them together. Bunch all the pictures so
that each bunch goes to one page.
Lay them out on the pages without any
Choose from your decorative materials
which is the most appropriate for the theme of the photos.
Lay the decorations with the photos.
You may also cut out portions of some
photos which are too large and make them irregularly shaped.
With your final layouts, paste
everything on, making sure you don't use too little paste or else it
won't stick on the paper too long. On the other hand, don't
use too much paste as it will make the paper crinkle and may also
destroy some of your art materials.
The skills you develop for scrapbooking
can also be used for other products that you can match to your
scrapbooks and even use for home decorating.
a look at other items you can use our
Craft Cut products with. You can decorate a
kraft paper bag, books, table napkins and many other fun stuff for
personal use or as gifts! Click on the products below to see
a larger view.
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