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Exceptional Kids Summer Camp in Northern Pennsylvania

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 Fred Fish (May 18, 2011)  Boys summer camp in northern Pennsylvania is providing a unique and exciting program with options such as: computer programming, lifeguard, equestrian, basketball, creative arts, baseball, web design, digital photography, and more. Learn about the exceptional camping experience provided by reading this article. The boys summer camp provided in northern Pennsylvania is a unique program .. (Scrapbooking)

How to Scrapbook Your Own Day Planner!

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 Tammy Matthews (January 13, 2009)  Try finding a day planner that affords you the space to stamp and scrapbook month to month! You can create your own monthly masterpiece by applying your favorite photo on an index tab divider, or even on a sturdy calendar page itself. Apply you favorite stickers and stamps to significant dates to remember or celebrate. Consider tacking pictures of those who will celebrate memorable .. (Scrapbooking)

Understanding Design Basics of Color For Digital Scrapbooks

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 Wesley Skiles (December 15, 2008)  In creating scrapbook pages, whether digital or traditional, the most important thing is design. While design encompasses many aspects, color is often the most misused. Without the understanding of how colors work together pages may tend to distract from the intended focal point or center piece. You will want the reader's eyes to focus on one or two main items or follow the flow of the .. (Scrapbooking)

Discover Yourself With an Online Photo Journal

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 MJ Johnston (October 22, 2008)  Each of us has come to earth to experience a journey through a thing called life. While we are here we have many things to learn in order to help us progress into happy, successful productive people. Creating an online photo journal through online photo sharing stories is a way to find out who you are and sort through the lessons you are learning. Journals have long been used for this .. (Scrapbooking)

Scrapbooking For Beginners - How to Get Started

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 Kathryn Bax (October 13, 2008)  WHAT IS SCRAPBOOKING? Creating a scrapbook is a fun hobby, especially on those long winter days and nights and loved by many. It involves organizing either your photographs or perhaps newspaper articles or magazine articles if you have featured in the media. These are organized according to themes; baby themes, wedding themes, Christmas themes, travel themes, etc. and then decorated and . (Scrapbooking)

Making an Awesome Pregnancy Scrapbook Album

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 Tracy Ballisager (September 17, 2008)  When you are pregnant, you are often feeling exuberant, tired, thrilled, cranky and confused all at once, and what's more there is a chance that you don't want to forget it! Whether you want to look back on the days when you were carrying your child or whether you want to show your future son or daughter some of the thoughts that were going through your head when you were carrying them, . (Scrapbooking)

Scrapbooking - It's Easy to Start!

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 Lisa Sykes (September 12, 2008)  7 Easy Steps To Scrapbooking 1. First off you need to gather the photos you wish to scrap and decide if they are going to form a theme (eg birthday, day at beach etc) or if they are just random photos, next a fun part of the process you have to chose the card-stock and paper, many craft shops have a huge range of these papers and card-stocks to chose from and often this can take the .. (Scrapbooking)

Scrapbooking - Where to Start

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 Sherry Fenell (September 11, 2008)  I had never thought about scrapbooking until I became a parent. All of a sudden I wanted to know about it, but where to start? I took hundreds of pictures right off the bat. Being the proud parent that I am I wanted to show them off to everyone who came over but I hate sitting around the computer to show them off, or worse yet leaving them on the camera for people to try to decipher. I .. (Scrapbooking)

Creating a Heritage Album As a Gift

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 Mary Tolan (September 10, 2008)  Truly a gift from the heart. . . . Three years ago, on Christmas Day, my 80-year-old parents opened several gifts I bought them. Mind you, these are a set of parents who I find intolerable to buy for. I can spend hours in a store contemplating isle after isle, only to discover that I have pretty much bought them every gift-worthy item on the shelves over the last 30-some years. This .. (Scrapbooking)

Creative Scrapbooking

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 Debra Gropp (September 10, 2008)  Creative scrapbooking is defined as creating original and imaginative ideas for your scrapbooking projects. However, coming up with ideas can be difficult. If using your creativity and talent is not giving you the results you want, there are some very helpful tips you can use to move forward with your scrapbook creations. WHERE TO GET IDEAS 1. A good way to get ideas for your .. (Scrapbooking)

Preserving Life's Memories Through Scrapbooking

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 Lisa Sutherland (September 09, 2008)  With today's latest technology, preserving our memories like family reunions, parties with friends, baby's first step, and special occasions such as weddings and anniversaries is as convenient as simply bringing your digital camera. However, with the convenience comes the habit of just keeping these precious pictures as “files" in your computer. Now, we seldom have these files .. (Scrapbooking)

Scrapbooking Fun For Kids

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 Lisa Sutherland (September 09, 2008)  Are you worried that watching too much television and playing video games will stifle your children's creativity? As these modern times bring so many so-called distractions especially for children, you might want to create a fun bonding activity that will not only bring you and your children closer but help them develop their creativity as well. Here are a few tips to get you started .. (Scrapbooking)

Scrapbooking Made Easy - Essential Beginner Tips

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 Lisa Sutherland (September 09, 2008)  Do you want to get into scrapbooking but afraid that you have absolutely no creative bone in your body? Don't fret! Even though scrapbooking is an activity that entails a lot of creativity, it does not mean that it is limited to just the artsy type of people. What is important though is that you keep an open mind about it and make sure that you enjoy what you are doing so it will .. (Scrapbooking)

How to Choose the Right Scrapbook Storage Cabinets

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 Faith Cory (September 06, 2008)  Getting all your supplies organized can be a great help when it comes to scrapbooking. There's probably nothing more frustrating than having to search for just the right piece of paper or rubber stamp when you're trying to enjoy your hobby.   Many people find that investing in scrapbook storage cabinets can be a tremendous help, but before you run out and buy the most expensive one or .. (Scrapbooking)

Why Choose Creative Memories Paper For Scrapbooking?

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 Faith Cory (September 05, 2008)  There's no doubt about it. scrapbooking is a big business and because of it, there are many different scrapbooking supply companies you can choose from.   So why choose Creative Memories paper for scrapbooking when you have so many choices in front of you?  Let's take a look at what they offer so you can decide for yourself. There are a few reasons to consider.   One is that .. (Scrapbooking)

Tips For Hosting a Scrapbooking Crop

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 Faith Cory (September 05, 2008)  Are you planning on hosting a scrapbooking crop? If so, you're in for a world of fun! Scrapbooking is a fun and creative hobby enjoyed by millions worldwide, and a crop is a great way to get experienced and novice scrappers together to share tips, get new pointers, and to create some great new pages and books. But as much as it is, there are some important things to remember when .. (Scrapbooking)

Printable Digital Scrapbook Frames

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 Jeanny Stevens (August 20, 2008)  Let's do something different with our collection of photos, with the use of digital scrapbooking using Paintshop. Today I want to discuss printable scrapbook layouts and more specific; digital photoframes. First, you will need to scan your photos and save them on your computer. This either requires access to a good scanner plus software, or to find a company that can scan photos for .. (Scrapbooking)

Premade Digital Scrapbook Layouts For Labels, Notes & Borders

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 Jeanny Stevens (August 20, 2008)  LABELS can be used as gift tags for all your presents, or to decorate your scrapbook or photo-albums with! But you can also make place cards for the Christmas dinner table using the same labels. Just add the name of the guest, and then print them on heavier paper such as cardboard. When using 2 labels instead of 1, you can fold it back, thus supporting itself when placed on the dinner .. (Scrapbooking)

Scrapbooking 101 - A Beginner's Guide to Scrapbooking Terms

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 Sheryl Schuff (August 20, 2008)  These are the basic words you'll need to understand before you begin your scrapbooking activities. Acid -free: products that have a pH of 7.0 or higher; this means that you shouldn't have any problems with chemical reactions that can cause paper and other materials to deteriorate over time. Album: book with space in it for you to store your scrapbook pages. Adhesive: material used to . (Scrapbooking)

Personalized Calendars with Paint Shop

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 Jeanny Stevens (August 20, 2008)  Making your own calendars, makes a great gift idea for a wedding, for a birthday, for an anniversary, for a newborn, or for yourself with photos of your latest vacation, birthday, anniversary, wedding, reunion or any other theme! Just include framed photos on your calendar pages. I create a 680x1000 pixels new image in Paintshop to work on, which fits a A4-size paper. First you will .. (Scrapbooking)

Scrapbooking Baby Pages - An Inexpensive Way to Decorate Them

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 Tash Taylor (August 19, 2008)  There are so many different ways you can decorate your beautiful scrapbooking baby pages and layouts, and not all of them need to cost a fortune. There are thousands of simply stunning little embellishments that you can buy, and there is constantly new ones coming out on the market, basically on a daily basis. There are lots of techniques and ideas you can use, there are plenty of books . (Scrapbooking)

Scrapbooking Your Instant Photos

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 Michelle L Kirkbride (August 19, 2008)  Instant photos have got to be one of the best ways of scrapbooking one of your favourite events or holiday adventures. With instant photos being available immediately, they are perfect for documenting that special occasion and creating your scrapbook as your life events tells the story. There is no need to wait around for hours or even days for your film to be developed. You will also .. (Scrapbooking)

Where to Shop For Discount Scrapbooking Supplies

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 Christine Perry (August 18, 2008)  Are you trying to get the most from your scrapbooking budget? We all want to save money, but finding quality discount scrapbooking supplies can be a challenge. Here are some places to shop the next time you need scrapbooking materials at a great price. You're sure to find some great discounts on your favorite papers, tools and embellishments. Ebay Ebay is a must for discount shopping. .. (Scrapbooking)

5 Great Ideas For Your Baby Footprint Stamp

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 Jackie Lee (August 18, 2008)  Scrapbooking is growing in popularity, and with scrapbooking comes stamps. Whether you have a rubber stamp or you make your stamps yourself out of potatoes, there are many more ways to use baby footprint stamps other than just in a scrapbook. Here are five fun baby footprint stamp ideas that will take your stamps out of your scrapbooks and into more and more creative projects. Table .. (Scrapbooking)

Scrapbooking 101 For Beginners

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 Lara Velez (August 18, 2008)  Scrapbooking is a great way to preserve your family memories. It gives you the opportunity to not only put the pictures in one lace, but journal about the event or picture as well. Journaling is what makes the story come alive. My oldest daughter LOVES to look through and read the scrapbook I made for her first 10 years of life. Anyone can scrapbook. You do not need to be this overly .. (Scrapbooking)

Baby Girl Scrap Booking Pages

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 Tracy Ballisager (August 13, 2008)  Make interesting baby girl scrap booking pages with the kit In order to keep up with the fast moving world, we forget to pamper our creative faculties. But, then again it's time that we give the old fashioned photo albums a miss. I accept, that making scrapbooks might be tedious and time consuming but at the end of the day it is a collector's item, something close to your heart, a .. (Scrapbooking)

Baby Shower Scrapbooks

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 Tracy Ballisager (August 13, 2008)  Of late it has been seen that people are largely into scrapbooking. Everyone wants their family albums to look attractive and thus they opt for scrapbooks, giving the stereotype photo albums a miss. Expecting mothers are bored with the typical baby shower games and want to experiment with something new. Also, friends and relatives are more interested to see photos; photos seem to feed .. (Scrapbooking)

Half a Memory - 6x12 Scrapbook Albums?

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 Melissa Freedman (August 12, 2008)  Every few years, the scrapbook industry tries to change up the craft, so that trends and design don't become stale. Sometimes these changes work well. . . like the introduction of chipboard and glittered paper. But sometimes the changes don't enhance the beauty or purpose of the craft. . . the beauty should be found in the meaning of our memories and the purpose should be found in the .. (Scrapbooking)

What Do You Do When Your Memories Are Gone? Part I

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 Melissa Freedman (August 11, 2008)  Recently, with families suffering from tornadoes and major flooding in the Mid-West and raging fires on the West Coast, I am struck by the amount of devastation and I pray for the safety of everyone dealing with these disasters. Once these families are allowed to go back home and begin sorting through the rubble: How do families pick back up after everything they owned in life is .. (Scrapbooking)

Pregnancy Scrapbooking

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 Lisa Sutherland (August 11, 2008)  A great way to capture what you were feeling when pregnant is to create a scrapbook! Scrapbooks are a great way to channel all of your emotions and memories in a way that is both fun, but also produces a book that you can cherish forever.  This article will offer some tips and tricks to help you kick-start your pregnancy scrapbook! Consider using journaling to capture all of the .. (Scrapbooking)

Scrapbooking Your Vacation - Keep Your Travel Memories

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 Lisa Sutherland (August 11, 2008)  Vacation scrapbooks are one of the most popular albums to make. Whether you're scrapping a weekend camping trip, or a trip of a lifetime to Italy, vacation scrapbooks are a great way to capture those memories. The best way to get started is by organizing all of your pictures however you see fit. Some people prefer chronological order, while others prefer common themes (i. e. wineries, .. (Scrapbooking)

What Do You Do When Your Memories Are Gone? - Part II

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 Melissa Freedman (August 11, 2008)  In Part I of the series, I talked about the kinds of situations you may find yourself in, if faced with a natural disaster. In terms of your memories, your pictures and your mementos, it's hard to recover those if you have lost all or some of your possessions due to flooding, fires, hurricanes or tornadoes. In Part II, I will talk about ideas you can implement after your family is .. (Scrapbooking)

What is the Secret to Scrapbooking Kits?

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 Mike Selvon (August 01, 2008)  The first rule of scrapbooking is that you do not want to spend a lot of money when you are first getting started. You may find yourself wandering through the crafts section of your local Hobby Lobby and wondering just what you should purchase. The best and easiest way to get started is by buying scrapbooking kits that come pre-assembled and ready for you to begin your journey to .. (Scrapbooking)

Digital Scrapbooking With Photoshop

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 Peter D Vizard (August 01, 2008)  For all of the modern-day computer users, the most popular reason that Adobe is known as such a wonderful company is because they are known to offer a wide variety of different products that will not only help you to create documents, but also to enhance their appearance overall when you're working with graphics and photos. In this article, we are going to learn about digital .. (Scrapbooking)

Pregnancy Scrapbook Layout

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 Tracy Ballisager (July 31, 2008)  Pregnancy is a time that is often filled with joy, excitement, and anxiousness. Having a pregnancy scrapbook layout at this time is a good idea because to many women, there is nothing more wonderful than becoming a mother at some point in life. There is nothing better than being about to hold a new piece in life in your own arms and know that it is your child. Though pregnancy is full .. (Scrapbooking)

Where Can I Get Some Scrapbooking Ideas?

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 Mike Selvon (July 30, 2008)  You do not have to look very far when it comes to scrapbooking ideas. They are all around you and as you sort through old scrapbook albums from your family you can get an idea on how to make your own scrapbook journal or album. You can even draw inspiration from online scrapbooks. Once you form your own ideas you will be off to the races and creating your own. All it takes is a little .. (Scrapbooking)

How to Use Scrapbooking Eyelets

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 Christine Perry (July 28, 2008)  Love the look of eyelets on scrapbooking pages, but not sure how to attach them without ripping or tearing your page layout? Attaching an eyelet to a scrapbooking page isn't difficult if you follow certain precautions to not only protect your page but also your work space and table. Once you master using eyelets in your scrapbooks, you'll be surprised at how many ways you can use them .. (Scrapbooking)

Effective Scrapbooking Design Tips

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 Joshua Saunders (July 27, 2008)  Scrapbooking is an enjoyable hobby and learning a few simple tips can help you produce a more pleasing result. Although design matters a great deal, it is always good to keep the focus on the subject matter. These can be photographs, newspaper clippings, articles and other printed material. One great tip is to make a visual triangle to keep the viewers’ focus on the subject .. (Scrapbooking)

Photoshop CS3 Scrapbooking Tutorials

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 Lawrence Schmidt (July 25, 2008)  Are you new to photo editing programs but you really want to get into Photoshop CS3 scrapbooking? If you enjoy scrapbooking, then using the various photo editing programs can be very fun. However, if you are new to using Photoshop, then understanding how to use the program can be difficult. If you want to dive right into Photoshop CS3 scrapbooking, then by all means do it if you think .. (Scrapbooking)

Scrapbooking Ideas For Wedding

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 Tracy Ballisager (July 25, 2008)  Scrapbooking Ideas for Wedding Scrapbooks that will Make Your Book Look Great Whether you're a brand new bride or you've been married for some time, you may want to make a scrapbook about your wedding. Perhaps you're waiting impatiently to get those pictures back from the wedding, or maybe you've had some setting around for some time that you've been thinking about using for your .. (Scrapbooking)

Tips When Starting With Scrapbooking Crafts

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 Mike Selvon (July 25, 2008)  Getting into the world of scrapbooking can seem daunting at times. All of the scrapbooking crafts can quickly add up to a rather large checkout bill. Many novices jump into the hobby without realizing what they are getting into and often find themselves investing hundreds of dollars. They later realize that they do not have the time for scrapbooking and wind up having a lot of .. (Scrapbooking)

Altered Art Scrapbook Embellishments

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 June Campbell (July 24, 2008)  Why not make your own altered art scrapbook embellishments? The currently fashionable art form known as “altered art" simply refers to taking one object and doing something to alter it. Altered books, for example, are enjoying a popularity surge as altered artists apply their craft to creating works of art from old, used books. Altered art, in the form of small, flat items, can .. (Scrapbooking)

Some Essential Supplies For Scrapbooking

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 April Kerr (July 23, 2008)  With scrapbooking becoming such a craze there is no dearth of scrapbooking supplies and you will be inundated with the various items in the market to facilitate your scrapbooking experience. You should follow some basic rules in the beginning. We bring you some scrapbooking supplies. Album As you know albums come in various sizes you should choose the one that is best suited for your .. (Scrapbooking)

Scrapbooking Page Titles How to Add Personality to Your Scrapbook

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 Erik Birkeland (July 23, 2008)  Want to know how to add personality to your scrapbook? This is partially done by the pictures, embellishments and scrapbook layouts you use. But to complete this you need to add scrapbook page titles, words and captions. These allow you to fully convey to your reader what you were thinking and feeling when you made the scrapbook. My family has been fairly active in making scrapbooks. I . (Scrapbooking)

Scrapbooking Page Titles How to Make Your Scrapbook Unforgettable

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 Erik Birkeland (July 23, 2008)  The pictures you put in your scrapbook without a doubt make it worth looking at. Would you like to know how to make your scrapbook unforgettable? You need to give your scrapbook a personality. How do you do this? Well, through the scrapbooking page titles, words and captions you put into your scrapbook. Without these then your scrapbook is basically just a book of pictures. I have a .. (Scrapbooking)

Getting Started Scrapbooking Heres What You Will Need

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 Joshua Saunders (July 23, 2008)  You want to start scrapbooking, but don't know where to start and what you need. If this is your first time starting to scrapbook and you don't know what you'll need to get started, this article will point you in the right direction. Scrapbook Albums are where you need to start. Find a 12"x12" album that portrays the look and feel of your scrapbook theme. They come in many different .. (Scrapbooking)

Start a Scrapbooking Business Perfect For Stay at Home Moms

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 Joshua Saunders (July 23, 2008)  Scrapbooking is a multi-billion dollar industry and continues to grow. Now is the perfect time to take advantage of this long lasting trend and start your own online scrapbook store. With hundreds of manufacturers and every imaginable product from paper to totes, where do you start? 1) The first step is to come up with a plan. You can't dive head first into this or any business. It .. (Scrapbooking)

Scrapbooking Ideas Coming Up With a Theme

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 Joshua Saunders (July 23, 2008)  So you want to create a scrapbook, but you are short on ideas or need help with themes. We all run short on ideas from time to time, but here are some things to get you going again. Rule #1 of scrapbooking: Pick a theme and stick with it. Don't deviate from your plan and try to get too crazy with your design. That's not to say you can't change things from page to page or make your .. (Scrapbooking)

Scrapbooking Embellishments Jazz Up Your Scrapbook

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 Joshua Saunders (July 23, 2008)  Turn a regular everyday scrapbook into a fabulous scrapbook by using embellishments. Embellishments come in all types, sizes, shapes and colors. There are many fun and exciting embellishments you could use and even some you've probably never heard of. They can be used on scrapbook pages, for cardmaking, or any type of arts and crafts project you can think of. Here some good .. (Scrapbooking)

The Tools You Need For Scrapbooking

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 Mike Selvon (July 22, 2008)  These days, it seems that all people do is work and deal with their family obligations. They do not have a hobby and perhaps are unsure of what hobby would be best for them. If you are one of these people, then maybe you should give scrapbooking a chance. Learning how to scrapbook is a rewarding experience that can be extremely relaxing as you go through your old pictures and assemble .. (Scrapbooking)




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