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There’s No Better Gift Than a Scrapbook

Scrapbooking has become a nice hobby for you to creatively display some of your favorite pictures. If everyone raves about your abilities as a scrapbooking genius, you might want to create a scrapbook to give as a gift for those who don’t have the talent or the time to make beautiful keepsakes like you do! It’s easy to shop online or mosey into a local store and pick up a present for someone you love. But a personalized gift means you’ve put your heart into it – and it will be far more treasured than a department-store gift would be. Is someone you know having an anniversary? The first year of marriage is the paper anniversary – an ideal time to deliver a scrapbook of memories to a bride and groom just starting their lives together. Older couples would also enjoy scrapbook keepsakes to look back on the years they’ve spent together. Put together a scrapbook that shows as much as you can share about the couple, but add some blank pages so that each of them can ...

 


Beginner Scrapbookers – Keep These Basics In Mind

Scrapbooking can be a fun hobby to start for anyone who loves taking pictures and showing them to others. It’s so easy to do that even a beginner can catch on quickly. If scrapbooking intimidates you because you’ve seen some elaborate creations, just follow some of these beginner tips to hone your skills into a bona fide scrapbooking pro: Matting - By simply matting your photos, you can instantly change the look of your picture and make it stand out on the page. Double matting is even more effective to making a picture stand out. Use white or light colored mattes first and a contrasting color to matte the picture in last. For the contrasting-colored matte, use a color that’s in the photo to really make it pop. Pre-made designed pages - If you’re not comfortable designing your own pages for your pictures, then buy some pre-made scrapbooking pages from any hobby store. You can simply attach your photos on these pages however you want and add any extra things - like stickers or ...

 


Take It Up a Notch With These Advanced Techniques

Are you getting bored with the beginner tactics you learned as a scrapbooker just starting out? Are all of your scrapbooks starting to look the same? If so, it may be time that you began implementing advanced techniques to take your scrapbooks to a higher level. If you’re beginning to lose inspiration for your scrapbooks, take a look at the following advanced techniques and see if it opens the door to more scrapbooking fulfillment for you: Matchbook scrapbooks – You can show off small photos in a scrapbooking format that look like a tiny matchbook! For instance, many parents take a picture of their child’s first day of school each year. You can use a cover that resembles a tiny matchbook that opens up and displays the child’s school picture for that year. Plus, you might want to include some special memories about that school year. Use up those leftover scraps - You can create a mosaic border for your scrapbooking pages. If you have some leftover scraps that you donâ€...