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This photo from a summer day at Grandma's has no particular story but it's definitely worth getting onto a scrapbook page.

Organizing Everyday Life Photos

Everyday life photos are those that aren’t necessarily associated with an event or holiday. They can be broad in scope and don’t always lend themselves to chronological organization. When you’re trying to figure out how to scrapbook them, a great approach is to find ways to group them that lend themselves to corresponding pages. Try […]

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Organizing Photos

The first step in learning how to scrapbook is getting your photos in order. Storing your photos in a chronological and hierarchical order will help you know what you have and find the photos you want when you want them for making scrapbook pages and albums. As you take photos, cull close duplicates, photos of […]

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Scrapbook page parts: photos

In the vast majority of scrapbook pages, photos are a key element. They vie with journaling for being the most important aspect of the page. Taking photos Before You Press the Shutter: Four Ways to Improve Your Photography 5 tips for scrapbookers on taking everyday life photos Ideas for scrapbooking retro photos and memories from […]

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Scrapbook page parts: embellishments

Think about racing stripes on a car, earrings on a woman, roses on china. Each of these are embellishments. When it comes to scrapbook pages there are a variety of embellishment choices — you can use strong images, themed stickers, or even buttons. The embellishments in “Neighborhood Contender” are not themed but they’re chosen to […]

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Scrapbook page parts: canvas

the canvas The canvas is the piece of paper (or digital background) upon which you build your page. For me, thinking about the canvas means thinking about how I will fill it and what role it will play in the page’s design. This is really my favorite part of making scrapbook pages. There’s no prescription […]

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