Beginner Basics

25 Paper Techniques to Try

Cardstock and patterned paper are go-to supplies for scrapbooking. I love creating layouts just using paper. It’s definitely not boring…and there are lots of creative options. Try these ideas: Create a border: Cut a strip approximately 1.5 to 2 inches wide out of cardstock or patterned paper. Layer a smaller piece of coordinating paper on …

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Making Your First Scrapbook Page

So, you are ready to make your first scrapbook page! You have your album and your basic supplies. A fresh blank scrapbook page stares up at you and you are frozen! Now what? This 5 step approach is goof-proof and will have you finishing a page quickly and easily. 1) The PLAN. Think about it…builders …

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Choosing a Scrapbook Album

You may be tempted to jump in and create your first page without thinking about the scrapbook album you will use…that can be decided upon later, right? Not so! By choosing your album first you will know what size pages to make and what type of pages and page protectors you will be using. There …

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Basic Scrapbook Supplies

Chances are the first time you went to a scrapbook store you were totally overwhelmed with the number and variety of products available. How do you know which ones you really need? How do you choose the right colors and styles? Well, these basic materials are all you really need to get started with…think of …

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