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Importance of Storage Techniques in Scrapbooking

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 Elizabeth Stewart (July 20, 2008)  People who are into scrapbooking and love making their own scrapbooks have a hidden passion for different types of paper. There are many variations of paper: from patterned ones to traditional plain paper. People usually buy the paper first and think about how their scrapbook will be and look like later. This leaves your scrapbook lying around waiting to be complete. Most people lack .. (Scrapbooking)

How to Improve Scrapbooking and Make Everything Easy

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 Elizabeth Stewart (July 20, 2008)  Scrapbooking doesn't mean only handwriting and other traditional ways to make scrapbooks. You don't need to use your hands to manufacture your scrapbook. It's not necessary to do all that traditional stuff and you can make everything without a bit of stress. Nowadays, with the help of technology you can create scrapbooks using the electronic way. There is software that will help you .. (Scrapbooking)

How to Use Scrapbooking Stickers

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 Elizabeth Stewart (July 20, 2008)  Stickers play an important role in the world of scrapbooking. Stickers, however, are not only used in the scrapbooking field, they can also be used in other crafts. How To Create Your Stickers If you create your own stickers you can make a great original scrapbook which will surely bring out your imaginative personality. Wouldn't it be great to have your scrapbook filled with your own .. (Scrapbooking)

Beginner Tips For Buying Scrapbooking Supplies

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 Elizabeth Stewart (July 20, 2008)  If you were amazed by other scrapbooks you've seen, learn that you can make your own scrapbook. So, if you are interested in making your own personal scrapbook, start looking for shops and buy some supplies. However, many would surely find themselves totally amazed and lost when looking at all those products that are used for scrapbooking. But make sure that you buy exactly what you .. (Scrapbooking)

Scrapbooking is Therapeutic

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 Sona Dawson (July 20, 2008)  Have you felt that scrapbooking is therapeutic? Well I know it is. . . A few years ago I started scrapbooking after my mother passing. I was sitting around sad and moping around because I was missing my best friend, my mom. So one Sunday afternoon, I called up two girlfriends to see what they were doing for the afternoon. They were going to another girlfriends house to scrapbook. I .. (Scrapbooking)

6 Tips For Back to School Scrapbooking Ideas

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 Christine Perry (July 19, 2008)  School scrapbooking albums usually include pictures of a child's first day of school for each grade level, but there's so much more to our back-to-school memories. Why not create a few page layouts that document the feelings and memories of the back-to-school season? Get your camera and your scrapbooking supplies ready, and try these school scrapbooking ideas. Back-to-School Clothes .. (Scrapbooking)

Tips to Budget Your Scrapbooking at a Minimum

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 Mike Selvon (July 19, 2008)  You do not have to spend a lot of money on scrapbooking supplies for it to be an interesting and fulfilling hobby. It can be as cheap as you want it to be, within reason, or as expensive. For scrapbooking enthusiasts the joy comes from the finished product. If you are new to scrapbooking, then it does not require a lot of start-up money. There will be some necessary scrapbooking tools .. (Scrapbooking)

Family Recipe Scrapbook Tips

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 Wes Waddell (July 18, 2008)  It's family reunion time again here in the United States and Canada. I can just taste my mom's peach pie already. I can't tell you how many times I've called my mom and said “mom I just have to have your recipe for your pie and home made ice-cream". It's been a slow accumulation of recipes over the years, but she relents each time I call for yet another recipe from her. Many of .. (Scrapbooking)

Tips on How to Proceed With Digital Scrapbooking

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 Mike Selvon (July 18, 2008)  It is evident by the sheer amount of people that surf the internet that the world has gone digital. It is a digital world filled with cameras, phones and other electronics that drives people to greater heights. Even those scrapbook albums have gone digital. Digital scrapbooking is now a very popular form of scrapbooking that puts everything you want and need right at your fingertips .. (Scrapbooking)

How to Alter Your Scrapbook Photos Artistically

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 June Campbell (July 17, 2008)  Scrapbookers, listen up! There's more to altering and cropping your photos than simply matting them or double matting them on cardstock. Those techniques are a good beginning, but with a little thinking outside the box, you can do so much more! Here are twenty things you can do to spruce up your photographs. Are you using digital photographs? Add your journaling digitally, directly on . (Scrapbooking)

Vacation Scrapbooking Pages Planning Before You Go on Your Trip

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 Christine Perry (July 17, 2008)  When preparing for your vacation, you always remember to pack your camera, but do you ever think about how you will scrapbook your vacation photos before you leave on your trip? Planning your vacation scrapbooking pages before you begin your trip makes it easier and quicker to design a beautiful vacation album when you get home. Here are a few quick tips to consider when planning your .. (Scrapbooking)

A Simple Introduction to Scrapbooking

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 Elizabeth Stewart (July 16, 2008)  Scrapbooking means a lot of things and you may find out a lot of definitions for it, you probably have made a scrapbook yourself. But besides that, having a scrapbook means keeping your memories. Scrapbooks are a wonderful occasion to remember good times, you can even compare them to photos. You will find your ideas, your good past times and many wonderful things in your life inside .. (Scrapbooking)

Making Sure That Your Memories Are Safe

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 Elizabeth Stewart (July 16, 2008)  A long time ago taking pictures and developing them meant spending a fortune and a great deal of time so when making pictures the whole process was just a generator of headaches. If you wanted to make a scrapbook things would cost a fortune. But that happened before, when technology wasn't at its peak. Nowadays, people can do everything with computer help. Photos can finally resist the . (Scrapbooking)

Tips About Discount Scrapbooking Supplies

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 Elizabeth Stewart (July 16, 2008)  You can never find scrapbooking supplies as easy as you imagine. A lot of stores have new scrapbooking supplies that every scrapbook lover will be thrilled to work with. You don't have to worry about making designs because most of them are already made and can be used the moment you buy them. With the wonderful patterns you get you can be sure that you will make a great scrapbook; most .. (Scrapbooking)

Increase the Longevity of the Scrapbooking Albums

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 Elizabeth Stewart (July 16, 2008)  The main thing contained by a scrapbook is the album; they contain all the paper cards and embellishments. When combined with other important materials albums represent almost ninety percent of the whole scrapbook. The various categories of albums can only be identified through their sizes. You can choose from a variety of 8½×11" and 12"×12" but the most popular nowadays are the .. (Scrapbooking)

Scrapbooking For Newborns the Baby Scrapbook

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 Elizabeth Stewart (July 16, 2008)  Kids adore stories and will always want a new one but there is one story that they will love listening every time you tell it. This is the story about how they were born. You can even create a scrapbook about that moment to show their children, when they grow older, how their birth actually was. You don't have to restrict the baby's scrapbook only to the way your child was born. A good .. (Scrapbooking)

The Best 8 Scrapbooking Materials Quality Scrapbook Supplies

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 Elizabeth Stewart (July 16, 2008)  You should plan ahead if you want to buy the best things for that wonderful scrapbook you are making. Also, remember that you need to be organized if you wish to have a good scrapbook. So if you want to make everything easier the first thing you should do is making a list with all the materials you need to buy. Make sure that you buy the basic things first and let whatever is not that .. (Scrapbooking)

Preserve Your Memories With Acid Free Paper Products

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 Chantel Danis (July 16, 2008)  Scrapbooking is a wonderful, rewarding hobby, however, not every aspect of it is black and white. Acid laden papers used in scrapbooking are detrimental to your photos. Ever notice your grandmother's or mother's old photographs? Many of them have yellowed over time and become very brittle making it almost impossible to remove without damaging them. This is not mother nature at work, .. (Scrapbooking)

Scrapbook Layout Ideas For You

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 Gottlieb Wendehals (July 16, 2008)  Scrap booking is everywhere. It is the phrase that has taken this era by storm in some creative circles. So with all of this scrap booking going on in today's world how can we keep up with the newest trends. Well this article is here to reassure you that you do not have to try to keep up with the newest trends in any more. Introducing scrapbook layout ideas. I will tell you what layout .. (Scrapbooking)

Disney Scrapbook Pages Make Great Inexpensive Disney Scrapbooks

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 Erik Birkeland (July 14, 2008)  Interested in making scrapbooks and would like to share the experience with your children? Trying to figure out how to get them interested? You should take a look at making a scrapbook with a Disney theme. There are a number of great resources to make Disney scrapbook pages available. The Disney scrapbook page will also make it a lot easier to get your children involved in the .. (Scrapbooking)

Disney Scrapbook Pages Teach Your Kids to Scrapbook Without Breaking the Bank

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 Erik Birkeland (July 14, 2008)  The time with your kids is precious. Doing a scrapbooking activity with them is a great way to have fun time and bond with them. Disney scrapbook pages will allow you to make an unforgettable scrapbook with them. To get started sit down with your child and pick out their favorite Disney characters. There are a number of them that you can use for scrapbooking. There is Ariel, Winnie The . (Scrapbooking)

What to Know About Using Vintage Images, Photos and Clipart in Crafts and Scrapbooks

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 Scott Henderson (July 14, 2008)  Call it nostalgia, or homage, or Victorian-inspired shabby chic. Crafters and scrappers are increasingly using vintage images, photos and clipart in their designs. Antique pictures can add color, sentiment, humor, and a reminder that the important things in life are timeless. If you want to use vintage illustrations or photos in your projects, you should be aware of three things: .. (Scrapbooking)

When Words Fail You Quotes and Ideas For Scrapbooking

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 Alecia Lehmann (July 13, 2008)  Let's face it: It's not always easy to come up with witty, heartwarming or eye-catching quotes or ideas for other “wordy" scrapbooking elements. But scrapbookers creating their art in the Internet age are in luck! There is a goldmine of resources for quotes and ideas online. The words on a scrapbook page carry a heavy responsibility. They grab the viewer's attention, they convey .. (Scrapbooking)

How Do Titles Affect Your Scrapbook Layouts?

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 Wes Waddell (July 13, 2008)  How's it going for you with creating your own digital scrapbook page layouts this week? Did you remember you're not trying to put every photo you have ever taken into your single scrapbook page layout? I know that it's hard sometimes not to put lots of digital photos on a page. . . but remember, sometimes Less is really More! You sometimes need to build your digital layouts around a .. (Scrapbooking)

The Benefits of Scrapbooking From a Former Non Scrapbooker

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 Sahara Reins (July 13, 2008)  The scrapbooking hobby has been around for a long time and people do it for a variety of reasons. If you are an outsider to the world of scrapbooking, then you will not understand until you experience the craft the many reasons a person invests so much time and energy into a scrapbook page. When I was first introduced to scrapbooking via my church family, I told them I had neither time . (Scrapbooking)

Scrapbook What?

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 Amy Balmforth (July 13, 2008)  What is all this talk about embellishments and paper you ask? Well, scrapbook fever has swept the country and it feels like everybody has jumped on the bandwagon but you. Some of us just don't have the time or maybe even the desire to scrapbook - don't worry you're not alone. We are a picture-taking people; we love to document every detail of our lives. But when it comes to the .. (Scrapbooking)

Photoshop Scrapbook Programs - Digital Tutorials

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 Lawrence Schmidt (July 12, 2008)  Do you enjoy crafts and like using your computer too? If you are reading this, then I am going to assume you do. Why else would you search for an article like this? LOL. Anyway, if you are interested in digital photography and scrapbooking, you have probably already came across the idea of a Photoshop scrapbook project. It can be a fun idea, and you can make some really professional .. (Scrapbooking)

Baby Scrapbook Tips on Scrapping Babys Firsts

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 Wes Waddell (July 11, 2008)  People often begin to get the scrapbooking bug soon after their first child is born. That said, it's not so usual that their first attempt at creating a scrapbook is by making a baby album or baby book scrapbook. Having a child truly is one of the most important and memorable events in our lives. Your baby's first year is a busy, wonderful and ever changing journey of discovery. It is .. (Scrapbooking)

Babys First Scrapbook How to Immortalize Your Babys First Moments

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 Erik Birkeland (July 10, 2008)  When you first have children you don't appreciate how fast time goes by and how quickly your child changes. They're so dependent on you at the beginning and before you know it they're running around the house, having their first day at school, first dates, first cars and then they are out of the house and have started their own families. Well maybe it doesn't happen all that fast while .. (Scrapbooking)

Babys First Scrapbook How to Make an Unforgettable Baby Scrapbook

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 Erik Birkeland (July 10, 2008)  Getting ready for the birth of your baby is a special time. You should consider immortalizing this time and the birth of your child with a scrapbook. Undoubtedly your baby's first scrapbook will be a treasured family possession in the years to come. To get started with your baby's first scrapbook make sure you are taking pictures during the pregnancy and keeping special items like your . (Scrapbooking)

Free Scrapbook Printables How to Make a Great Scrapbook Without a Great Amount of Money

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 Erik Birkeland (July 09, 2008)  Have you been interested in starting to scrapbook but have been worried about the time and money you will need to spend? Or perhaps you don't feel that you are artistic enough to make a scrapbook. The answers to these concerns are free scrapbook printables. The amount of online material at no cost and professionally made is quite large. If you are just starting out or don't want to take . (Scrapbooking)

Free Scrapbook Printables - How Not to Spend Lots of Money to Make a Great Scrapbook

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 Erik Birkeland (July 09, 2008)  There's a great source of scrapbooking materials that you may not be fully aware of. This is the free scrapbook printables that are available online. The amount of online material is extensive. You can pretty much find everything you need for free. That's a good thing since scrapbooking can be a rather expensive hobby. You can look up each part of your scrapbook one piece at a time or .. (Scrapbooking)

Free Printable Scrapbook Pages Great Scrapbooks on a Budget

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 Erik Birkeland (July 07, 2008)  Looking to get started scrapbooking without spending a lot of money? The way to do this is to make use of all the free printable scrapbooking pages that are online. The amount of sites that are giving away scrapbooking materials is quite impressive and will allow you to spend almost nothing to make a great scrapbook. You can find pages, titles, designs, layouts, quote and step-by-step .. (Scrapbooking)

Make a Mini Scrapbook Make a Great Scrapbook Without Spending a Lot of Money

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 Erik Birkeland (July 07, 2008)  There are times when you don't want to make a standard scrapbook. You may have an event that you want to immortalize but don't want to go through the effort of making a standard size scrapbook. After all producing a full scrapbook does take time. This is where the use of a mini scrapbook comes in. Instead of being 12x12 these can be as small as 6x6. This means a lot less embellishments .. (Scrapbooking)

How to Make a Scrapbook A Step by Step Process to Scrapbooking

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 Herman M Dias (July 07, 2008)  Scrapbooking is become a popular hobby in the last decade or so, it is the perfect way to treasure your memories for years to come. Some folks have made this hobby into a business, anyways if you want to know how to start a scrapbook then this article should be of some help. Things you need to make your scrapbook. Scrapbook - The most important thing you need first up is a good .. (Scrapbooking)

What Type of Scrapbooker Are You?

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 June Campbell (July 07, 2008)  What Style of Scrapbooker are You? Scrapbooking entails preserving and save your special memories for future generations to enjoy. Once the forte of school children as they pasted pictures into dime store scrapbooks, scrapbooking, has emerged as a force to be reckoned with in the booming craft industry. Appealing to people of all age ranges, from teenagers through to senior citizens, .. (Scrapbooking)

Free Printable Scrapbook Pages Stunning Scrapbooks Without Great Expense

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 Erik Birkeland (July 07, 2008)  Scrapbooking doesn't have to drain your bank account. It is possible to get most everything you will need online for free. You just have to know where to look. You can find free printable scrapbook pages, words and titles, designs, layouts, quotes and even step-by-step projects. So if you are scrapbooking on a project then this can get you going. To get started you should decide on the . (Scrapbooking)

How to Make a Scrapbook Shaker Box

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 June Campbell (July 07, 2008)  Knowing how to make a scrapbook shaker box means you can add an interesting, interactive element to your layout. Attractive to look at, fun to play with, and easy to make, scrapbook shaker boxes are a pleasing addition to any page. They are not, of course, limited to use in scrapbooks. You can use them on a hand made greeting card, in an altered book or in many other craft projects. .. (Scrapbooking)

Scrapbooking Ideas 7 Scrapbooking Projects For Kids

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 Christine Perry (July 06, 2008)  When you think of scrapbooking you usually think of making scrapbook albums.   Have you tried using your scrapbooking materials for other projects?  These project ideas are great for scrapbooking with kids. 1. Decorate jars and use them as small storage items in your children's bedrooms, like marble collections or collectible game cards.   Look in your scrapbooking supplies for .. (Scrapbooking)

Scrapbooking What is it All About and How Do I Get Started?

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 Alecia Lehmann (July 02, 2008)  Scrapbooking is the synthesis of many creative pursuits into one. It can involve painting, drawing, computer art, digital and standard photography, photo editing, writing, stamping, paper artistry, and design and color theory, making it a fulfilling creative outlet for even those people whose imaginative side runs in many different directions. From the big milestone moments to the .. (Scrapbooking)

Understand Scrapbooking Templates and Get Free Downloads

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 Steve Madigan (July 02, 2008)  Some people may think that the Digital scrapbook is the equivalent of the rough book which all of us would have heard and used at least during our school days. But, a digital scrapbook in effect is far from it. The craft of a digital scrapbook is a creative way in which you can capture and store special memories for later days. The conventional photo albums used for the same purpose is . (Scrapbooking)

How to Choose Photos For Your Scrapbook Layouts

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 Karen Bellamy (July 01, 2008)  I remember when I was first shown the amazing pieces of art that could be created with digital scrapbooking. My mind was going at about a million miles an hour trying to figure which photos I should scrapbook first, and whether there were any ‘rules’ I should know about to get the results I wanted to achieve! If that's happening to you, here's some information that can .. (Scrapbooking)

The Digital Scrapbooking Phenomenon

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 Karen Bellamy (July 01, 2008)  Digital Scrapbooking has taken the Scrapbooking World by storm over the last couple of years. It is very much the creative craft of the Now Age. But what is this phenomenon all about? Digital Scrapbooking or Computer Scrapbooking, as it's sometimes known, is the creation of scrapbook layouts using a graphics editing software program. The beauty of it is you can view your creations on .. (Scrapbooking)

Make Your Scrapbook Layout Title Something Special

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 Karen Bellamy (July 01, 2008)  When designing your scrapbook layouts give a little thought to your title. Your title is an important element in your layout and it's worthwhile tailoring them to suit the topic or people that your scrapbook layout is about. What do i mean by that? Well basically, try to make your titles interesting and relevant. Don't just use a bald statement of the event. Sometimes using a phrase .. (Scrapbooking)

Scraplift to Get Those Creative Juices Flowing

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 Karen Bellamy (July 01, 2008)  Do you sometimes struggle to find inspiration for your scrapbook layout designs? I find it helps heaps when looking for inspiration for creating a new scrapbook layout to browse through some layouts that others have created and see what grabs my attention. Sometimes it can be a color scheme, or maybe the arrangement of the photos, or maybe the way the title has been set out. That can .. (Scrapbooking)

In the Words of Others Choosing the Right Quote For Your Scrapbook Pages

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 Alecia Lehmann (July 01, 2008)  It may be true that a picture may be worth a thousand words, when you are trying to preserve a memory for future generations it helps to add a little verbiage to your pages. Memory isn't always accurate, and to really get the most out of your scrapbooking efforts, you may want to consider adding some quotes or phrases to your pages. Think of using quotes as a sort of bridge between .. (Scrapbooking)

3 Ways to Come Up With Scrapbook Ideas

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 Jordan McPelt (June 30, 2008)  Many people who scrapbook know that once you get going, there are only so many ideas you can come up with to create new, fun pages for your scrapbooks. Sometimes, you end up noticing that you are using the same old ideas over and over again. Without new ideas for your scrapbook hobby, you will probably get tired and give up. What you need to find is inspiration. There are many different . (Scrapbooking)

How to Find Free Printable Scrapbook Paper

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 Alecia Lehmann (June 29, 2008)  No matter what your scrapbooking style is, paper forms the background of every layout. And when you start adding up the cost of the paper used on very layout in every album you create, it can get pretty pricey. There is a way to cut down on your paper costs, though: free printable scrapbook paper. But be careful . . . there are some considerations when opting to print your own paper .. (Scrapbooking)

Scrapbooking A Widely Practiced Hobby

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 Rhiannon Leetham (June 29, 2008)  Scrapbooking is a widely known hobby. It has been a hobby for a while and it's been ‘hobbied’ by more than 25 million people, that's a large percentage of the world. People like to do this in their spare time. There are two ways of scrapbooking, digital as well as scissors and glue. Scrapbooking is also a way to wind down. It normally lets your mind to relax and the good .. (Scrapbooking)

Scrapbooking Ideas How to Fix Your Mistakes

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 Christine Perry (June 29, 2008)  We've all done it, ruined a perfect scrapbooking page layout. Globs of glue in the wrong place, crooked stickers or typos are just a few common mistakes made on scrapbook pages. Before you waste your paper and supplies by throwing out a page gone wrong, you may be able to salvage that layout with these scrapbooking ideas. Accept Mistakes Before you even try to fix your mistakes, take a . (Scrapbooking)




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