Written and Created by PaperCraftCentral Susan
Deciding how to make a scrapbook is one of the most important decisions a new scrapbooker needs to make. There are so many delicious possibilities! Making a photo album about part of your life can impact not only you, but all who love you. Photo albums are a wonderful way to share your history with those you love.
"Scrapbooking is life...the rest is details".
~Stickers 'N' Fun Scrapbooking Quotes
But how do you get started, especially when you are making your first memory album? Scroll down for some handy tips and hints to consider.
Before you even start to make your album, some of the questions you might like to ask yourself are:
You may have other questions to ask before you start making your scrapbook. The answers to these questions will help to determine your scrapbook size and type.
Here are some ways to help you decide how to make a scrapbook:
Do you have lots of envelopes on hand? Why not make a cute little Accordion Envelope Album with them?
Do you have lots of mini photos you would like to have in a special album? Make an Explosion Box and you can add 24 photos to the pages and even to the outside of the box, and add some memorabilia to the inside of the box itself.
It's a great way to know how to make a scrapbook.
I made a December Daily album for Christmas and really enjoyed how it came together so quickly and easily. And I got to meet THE Becky Higgins when she came to give a class at a store near me too! She even wrote out her favourite quote for me on a blank canvas.
Remember, Becky designs kits and supplies for Stampin' Up! and you can see the latest ones by clicking on the catalogue in the right hand navigation bar, then order them from my Stampin' Up! shop anytime.
Here we are together:
Here's a sample of my December Daily book for you to see. I like how I could use the supplies in the kit but add my own personal touches too. Click on the December Daily link above to see more and to get a free template to make your first Project Life album:
For a few more ideas on how to make a scrapbook, visit my Pintrest board. I need to add a few more items to it!
If you have your own way to show me how to make a scrapbook, I would love to hear about it and see a picture of your project. Or tell me about some of your own tips and ideas for deciding how to create your favourite types of albums. You can share your ideas and a picture with me below:
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