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Tips On How To Scrapbook

May 15, 2013

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Scrapbooking gives an individual an opportunity to exercise his or her creativity. This can be achieved by keeping all the memories collectively in a single beautiful photo album worth thousands of words. Even though you can purchase a photo album to keep your beautiful photos, scrapbooking is of much fun to keep your photos in one place. The following are some of the tips on how to scrapbook for beginners.

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Always get Organized

Before you begin designing your scrapbook, you need to choose which photos best express or describe the moment you would like to capture in the photo album. You can design a timeline for all your photos that will describe the memorable moments and events you would like to share and remember. Choose an appropriate number of photos to use since too many photos can be distractive from the actual story you want to express. Only select the relevant photos that relates to your objective of scrapbooking.

Arrange the Essential Tools you Require

There are essential tools that will assist you as you begin creating your own custom-made scrapbook. They include a scissor, adhesive tape, paper etc. Avoid choosing a scissor that will leave rough edges on the sides of the scrapbook paper you are using. You should also use quality paper for picture displayed in frames. There are numerous designs available in the craft stores that will match the backgrounds of your frames.

Selecting your Scrapbooking Templates

You require a template as a guide when creating scrapbook designs. Therefore as a beginner, you might find it hard to begin from zero when creating the pages of your album. Personalized scrapbooking templates will be useful in giving a guidance as you begin your design. You can also get the digital templates available online and in local craft stores. It is therefore important for you to choose the best template that fits well as per your preferred designs.

Ideas for Scrapbooking layout

When creating the scrapbooking layout, do not forget to preserve the front page as the title page. Ensure that you lay out the pictures on every page before you commence decoration or taping. You can use a patterned paper or cardstock to accentuate the designs on every page. Stickers can be the best for embellishments.

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Selecting the Scrapbooking Paper

The most significant equipment when scrapbooking is the paper to be used. You should choose the best color that matches the design and theme of your photo album. The choice for color is important since it compliments the photos and your design.

Follow the above tips on how to scrapbook and you will produce a precious design that everyone will admire.

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