Ever-growing in 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 a narrative.
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!
Before starting, 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).
(the 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
Papemelroti Craft Cuts click here to view
Gather all the materials together in your
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.
Take 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.
For inquiries, call Patsy at (632)3751069 or e-mail
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