This is the place to learn all about scrapbooking. Find free scrapbooking ideas. Get suggestions for the best scrapbooking supplies. Best of all, take the stress out of scrapbooking and simply have fun with it! We practice no-pressure scrapbooking here!
There isn’t any definitive, one-size-fits-all way to make a scrapbook. Scrapbooks are as unique and individual as the crafters who make them. Nevertheless, there are some tried-and-true approaches to making a scrapbook — and so, if you are new to scrapbooking, and you aren’t sure where to start, you might find it helpful to have step-by-step instructions for one of these well-tested approaches to making a scrapbook.
12″ x 12″ Scrapbooking Layouts
One of the more interesting elements in this scrapbook layout is a large heart shape with pretty scalloped edges. If you want to learn how to make either the heart shape or the layout, take a look at this page, which includes instructions for how to cut shapes without a die cutter plus more information about the layout and the supplies I used to create it.
If you need some inspiration for placing 3 vacation pictures on a single 12″x12″ scrapbook layout, check out this vacation-themed scrapbook layout.
Learn how to make this adorable dog-themed scrapbook album. The project includes ideas for heart-warming dog-related quotes you could use in your own mini album or scrapbooking pages about your dog(s). Cathy Schellenberg is the designer of this project.
Tiny Mini Albums
These little albums are small, affordable scrapbooking projects that fit on your keychain. They’re easily portable, and you can take them anywhere. They also make fantastic, affordable gifts for your friends and loved ones. Get free instructions for making tiny mini scrapbook albums on the following pages of our website:
- Santa Barbara Mini Scrapbook Album (Not pictured!)
More Scrapbooking Ideas
Paper for Scrapbooking
Paper for Scrapbooking
Cardstock is one of the most popular papers to use for scrapbooking. Patterned paper is also popular. You can find patterned paper in a variety of colors and themes — florals, dots, stripes, travel themes, school themes and many others.
Project Life is one of the fastest, easiest possible approaches to scrapbooking. Learn more about the Project Life system HERE.
Actually, this section should be more like “Scrapbooking without tools”, because I honestly don’t use that many tools in my scrapbooking process. But there are a few cheap, low-tech scrapbooking tools I use to get stuff done — like a paper cutter, scissors and punches.
- Scoring tools for paper
- Fiskars Paper Edgers decorative scissors
- How to Cut Paper Shapes if You Don’t Have a Die Cutter
- Mini Crochet Heart Photo Frame with Beads
- Hand-Stamped Sentiments for Your Scrapbook Layouts and Greeting Cards
- Why Scrapbooking Is an Essential Hobby
- Scrapbooking Sketches: What Are They? Where Do You Find Them?
- Should Every Scrapbook Page Have Journaling?
- What Should You Put in a Scrapbook?
- Is Scrapbooking Still Popular in 2021?
- Paper Crafts
- Best Christmas Craft Books
- Holiday Crafts
- Christmas Crafts
- Fine Art
- Paper for Art and Crafts
- Learn how to cut paper shapes, even if you don’t have a die cutter
- Check out scoring tools for paper.
Learn How to Make Your Own Scrapbooking Embellishments
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So there you have it: Those are the most important pages on our website on the topic of scrapbooking. We hope you found these ideas inspiring. Happy scrapping!
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Posted By: Amy Solovay
This page was last updated on 9-18-2021.