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Scrapbooking For Children 8 Top Tips For Scrapbooking With Kids

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 Christine Perry (June 30, 2008)  Do you love the thought of scrapbooking for kids but don't know how to get started? Many scrapbookers would love to scrapbook with their kids but are not sure what supplies to offer or how to keep things from getting disorganized or too messy. Do you just open your scrapbooking stash to your kids and let them choose what they want to use or should there be rules to scrapbooking for .. (Scrapbooking)

Scrapbooking For Children 8 Reasons Why You Should Be Scrapbooking With Your Kids

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 Christine Perry (June 30, 2008)  You already know all the reasons why scrapbooking is your favorite hobby and the benefits it brings to your family. So why not share that hobby with your children as well? Scrapbooking for children can be just as fun and meaningful as it is for adults. There are many reasons to start to scrapbook with your kids. Here are just a few reasons you should start enjoying scrapbooking with .. (Scrapbooking)

Using Free Digital Scrapbook Templates

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 Alecia Lehmann (June 30, 2008)  Even if you are a seasoned glue-and-paper scrapbooker, digital scrapbooking can present you with some unique ways to capture your special memories. Even if you don't consider yourself to be comptuer savvy you can create digital scrapbooks, thanks to free digital scrapbook templates. Digital scrapbook templates can make compiling an album easier on you because the scrapbooking paper, .. (Scrapbooking)

Using Free Scrapbook Printables Some Tips to Keep in Mind

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 Alecia Lehmann (June 30, 2008)  When you first realize how many free scrapbook printables (embellishments and other page elements available online for free download) there are, you may be tempted to dive in with both feet and start printing everything you can find. After all, they are free, accessible from your home computer, and they are there for the taking, right? True, but that doesn't mean that everything is as .. (Scrapbooking)

Using Transparency in Digital Scrapbooking

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 David R Lewis (June 30, 2008)  Scrapbooking is by definition the art of combining images and elements to create a lasting memory or impression. The traditional method of combining elements is called “cropping" which means to cut up and reassemble. With digital scrapbooking cropping takes on a new level of capability through the use of “transparency". What is transparency? Digital images consist of pixels . (Scrapbooking)

The Eight Steps to Scrapbooking Nirvana

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 Scott Henderson (June 25, 2008)  Late in life, I set out on a quest to discover the secrets of scrapbooking. Many before had tried to convince me of their wisdom and experience, but it all sounded like veiled sales pitches: “Buy kits. Buy stickers. Go digital. " But what was the true, pure path to enlightenment? At last I found her. Wizened with adhesives. Anointed with paper cuts. Peaceful in spirit and rich .. (Scrapbooking)

Scrapbook Ideas How to Get Them

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 Emily T Cuningham (June 20, 2008)  Scrapbooking Ideas Scrapbooking can be a fun and interesting hobby. You can come up with many scrap booking ideas that are creative and interesting to make into a book. But when you have done everything to a scrapbook that you can think of, you could suddenly run out of ideas and lose interest in scrapbooking. The way to stay interested in your hobby is to always come up with new .. (Scrapbooking)

Scrapbook Layout Ideas

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 Emily T Cuningham (June 20, 2008)  When creating a scrapbook layout you will be able to come up with many ideas. The first thing to do is to choose the pictures that you will be using for your scrapbook. Photos that are chosen to be used in scrapbooks should be interesting, in a way which will make people enjoy looking at them and will look forward to viewing other scrapbooks you work on. These photos should tell a story . (Scrapbooking)

Baby Scrapbooking

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 Emily T Cuningham (June 19, 2008)  When you are baby scrap booking you can come up with countless ideas to add to your scrapbook. All the physical changes as the baby grows can have you constantly adding something new to your scrapbook. There will be first smiles, baby's first crawl, first roll over and other milestones for the baby. These things will need to be added to a scrapbook right away. A baby will grow so fast .. (Scrapbooking)

How to Preserve Your Memories Through Scrapbooking

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 June Campbell (June 18, 2008)  There's good reason why the scrapbooking craze is taking North America by storm. It's a creative, fun way to preserve memories for future generations to enjoy. But first, understand that scrapbooking today is nothing like the scrapbooks we made in school years ago. Contemporary scrapbooks mix and match photos and prints with digitally altered effects, memorabilia of all sorts, .. (Scrapbooking)

Baby Boy Scrapbooking

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 Tracy Ballisager (June 16, 2008)  If you've just had a baby boy, no doubt you're extremely excited. Congratulations! You have started a great journey that is only going to get better from here. Of course no doubt you are going to want to make sure that you remember all the important moments of your baby's infancy, and what better way to do that than to get involved in baby boy scrapbooking. Creating a scrapbook is a .. (Scrapbooking)

Baby Scrapbook Ideas How to Create the Baby Scrapbook of Your Dreams

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 Erik Birkeland (June 16, 2008)  The time that your child is a baby is a special time. There are so many new things for them to experience. First bath, walking, trip to the beach to name a few. These are the moments you don't want to slip away. To preserve these you should create a baby scrapbook. Here are some baby scrapbook ideas to get you going. 1. Select the theme of your baby scrapbook The first thing to think .. (Scrapbooking)

Baby Scrapbook Ideas How to Create a Stunning Baby Scrapbook

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 Erik Birkeland (June 16, 2008)  Putting together a scrapbook for your baby doesn't have to be difficult. There are several steps you can take to make the process quite straightforward. True there are an almost endless amount of choices. Let's go over how to simplify the process. The first thing you want to do is select the theme. There are an almost endless amount of themes you can choose from. Here are some baby .. (Scrapbooking)

What You Need to Know About Computer Aided Scrapbooking

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 Joe Boyd (June 16, 2008)  Scrapbooking today is no longer restricted to cutting and pasting material out of old books, magazines or newspapers although these may still be the more inexpensive option. In the age of computers, it would be quite peculiar not to see them being utilized for a hobby like Scrapbooking. In fact computers can change the look of scrapbooks. If you have the skill set for computers, you .. (Scrapbooking)

A Brief History of Scrapbooking

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 Michael Patrick Michael (June 09, 2008)  Marielen Christensen of Utah is often named as the person responsible for reviving interest in scrapbooking in the United States. She began designing creative pages saving memories of her family, inserting the completed pages into sheet protectors collected in 3 ring binders. By 1980, she had put together over fifty volumes and was invited to display them at the World Conference on .. (Scrapbooking)

Life Books - Treasure Every Moment Of Your Kid

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 Adam Jaylin (May 27, 2008)  Books are the best companion of our lives. We get to know various things by reading them. It is not always possible to gather huge chunks of knowledge during our normal education process, but then a person who has the habit of reading varied subjects would automatically enhance his vocabulary and language skills. Moreover, the varied types of books impart varied knowledge to the .. (Scrapbooking)

15 Scrapbooking Ideas To Chase Away Burnout

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 Christine Perry (May 26, 2008)  If you've been scrapbooking for a while, you know how easy it is to get burnout and lack of motivation to create pages. It seems we still tend to pile up a stack of photos just waiting to be placed in an album, but we haven't found just the right paper or embellishments yet, or maybe we can't decide what scrapbooking techniques to use on them. Here are a few ideas to help overcome .. (Scrapbooking)

Scrapbook Do's And Don'ts

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 Wes Waddell (May 15, 2008)  Scrapbooks are not always meant just for photos. I tend to often date myself but, When I was a kid, my sister had a scrapbook that I used to sneak into from time-to-time. Of course back then she used plain paper and colored construction papers that are now yellow from the acids. She also used white school glue that is no longer holding anything in place. The important point I'm trying .. (Scrapbooking)

Scrapbooking Video Guide

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 Katie S Turner (May 09, 2008)  Scrapbooking is a very hands on pastime which is why I found a scrapbooking video guide a must. It is very easy to start off on any creative project and let your ego carry you away - I know I've been there. But as with everything there are some boundaries, and guidelines out there to get beautiful results that we'd never have given thought to ourselves. Also; especially with .. (Scrapbooking)

Mother's Day Gifts for Scrapbookers

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 Christine Perry (April 28, 2008)  Does your mother scrapbook? Many women first start this hobby when they have children. Not only do all those baby photos start to accumulate, but your child changes so quickly in those first months and years, you need a way to preserve your memories of this special time. Mothers aren't the only ones who scrapbook, so do grandmothers. They may take photos of their grandchildren, or they .. (Scrapbooking)

Hugz For Scrapbooking

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 Wes Waddell (April 23, 2008)  Let's cover the right qualities that determine the right Hugz (XOXO) embellishments for Scrapbooking. Scrapbooking these days involves so many different materials. In the past, old fashioned hand scrapbooking took on a distinctive look as each person imparted his or her own personal resourcefulness to finding materials in order to get the right look and the proper details that fit into . (Scrapbooking)

5 Smart Ways to Choose Scrapbooking Embellishment from Craft Store

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 Jasmine N (April 21, 2008)  I used to have a lot of problems to choose suitable embellishment in my scrapbooking. I have been observing and researching on how to do a smart pick at craft store for my scrapbooking embellishment. Here I share my five smart ways to choose scrapbooking embellishment from craft store. #1 What is your scrapbooking theme? First of all, ask yourself what is your scrapbooking theme ? .. (Scrapbooking)

Making Scrapbooking Borders - How to Add Interest to Your Page Elements

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 Christine Perry (April 10, 2008)  You may have heard that making scrapbooking borders is adds interest to your scrapbook page layouts. You may want borders around your photos, the page itself, your journaling, and so on. How can you go about making scrapbooking borders that fit your theme and tone of the page, but that won't clash with other elements, and that won't make your page look too busy? These are important .. (Scrapbooking)

Why Choose Frances Meyer Scrapbooking Supplies?

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 Christine Perry (April 10, 2008)  Any serious scrapper is probably familiar with Frances Meyer scrapbooking supplies. From stickers to paper and embellishments, and everything else you need to create wonderful and memorable scrapbooks, you're sure to find it in the Frances Meyer scrapbooking supplies line of products. They're fun, creative, and best of all they coordinate so you can make some really professional and .. (Scrapbooking)

How to Create Digital Scrapbooking With Adobe

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 Christine Perry (April 10, 2008)  One of the reasons that Adobe is such a great company for modern-day computer users is that they offer a wide range of products that help you to not only create documents, but to really enhance them when you're working with photos and other graphics. So, using Adobe for digital scrapbooking can be a fun and enjoyable way to create stunning graphics and pages for your own albums. .. (Scrapbooking)

Discover Amazing Scrapbook And Photo Albums Success

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 M. Anderson (April 03, 2008)  Scrapbooking has become quite an easy way to compile and present photos, memories and so much more. Particularly with the many available online and offline tools made available today for the avid scrapbooker. One such website I recently visited had nearly 115,000 members registered on their forums. In fact, there were nearly 900 people on the forums at the very same time I was there. .. (Scrapbooking)

How to Use Blank Scrapbooking Calendar Pages

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 Christine Perry (March 26, 2008)  Using blank scrapbooking calendar pages can be a great way to showcase vacations or other trips, a baby's arrival, or anything that is eagerly anticipated or that involves a certain schedule. If you've seen these blank scrapbooking calendar pages in other people's scrapbooks and are interested in learning how to use them yourself, here are some quick pointers on how to do just that. .. (Scrapbooking)

A Baby Scrap Book Club

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 Desiree Difabio (March 18, 2008)  A Baby Scrap Book Club is another way you can vary the traditional book club for a more specific audience. There are many moms (and sometimes dads) out there who are interested in joining a social group that meets regularly who also feel like they can never find the time to sit down and work on baby book pages for their child's baby scrap book. Why not combine the two and get the best .. (Scrapbooking)

Custom Printable Stationery

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 Wes Waddell (March 09, 2008)  FREE Printable and/or downloadable Stationery is nothing more than easy to use pre-designed and formatted digital stationery that is readily available at no cost online. With just a little bit of how-to information and training, also provided on the best free-stationery sites, you are able to open or create your stationery right in your favorite word processor software. If you don't .. (Scrapbooking)

Scrapbooking Ideas for Thanksgiving - Timeless Traditions

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 Michelle Cardello (February 21, 2008)  Even though most people associate this work by Rockwell as a Thanksgiving picture, Freedom From Want actually first appeared on The Saturday Evening Post cover in the month of March. It is completely understandable why people would pick a painting such as the Norman Rockwell classic Freedom From Want as their primary source of scrapbooking solutions for Thanksgiving. After all, it has .. (Scrapbooking)

Holiday Scrapbooking Ideas Bring Joy to Families and Friends

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 Michelle Cardello (February 21, 2008)  Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa can often be hard subject matter for holiday scrapbooking ideas. However, creating a memorable photo album does not require a great leap of imagination. After all, most holiday scrapbooks focus on the concept of tradition, something that always keeps the holidays alive. Therefore, it is quite simple to have tradition be the subject for your albums. Not .. (Scrapbooking)

Christmas Scrapbooking Ideas and Tradition

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 Michelle Cardello (February 21, 2008)  Most Christmas scrapbooking ideas stress the importance of tradition. Clearly, Christmas traditions are the easiest subject matter of scrapbook albums. After all, every family has their own tradition, and the individual ones are often the ideal choices for custom photo albums. Scrappers and their families need to think about their own personal traditions, which make for ideal subject .. (Scrapbooking)

Christmas Scrapbooking - The Mini-Album for the Perfect Gift

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 Michelle Cardello (February 21, 2008)  When most scrappers think of Christmas scrapbooking, many images come to mind that are rather conventional. For example, images of a family around the Christmas tree, photos around the Yule tide fire, and other pictures usually included in Christmas cards. While most scrappers search for ideas that “leap off the page", perhaps it is better for scrappers to abandon the idea of the . (Scrapbooking)

Be Original With Your Spring Scrapbooking Layouts

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 Christine Perry (February 20, 2008)  Ah, spring! This is the season that so many of us call our favorite and with good reason. Winter may be beautiful and fun for those who love to ski or snowboard, but let's face it, after so many months of having to wear several layers of clothes and dig out the car before we can go anywhere, is it any wonder that so many scrappers are looking forward to the season and their spring .. (Scrapbooking)

Some Tips for Scrapbooking Birth Certificates

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 Christine Perry (February 20, 2008)  Wanting to set aside a birth certificate as something to treasure and cherish is not unusual. After all, what better way to celebrate the birth of a child than by preserving the certificate of that birth? If you are considering scrapbooking birth certificates, there are some tips and tricks we can give you here, and some things to keep in mind when dealing with an official document as .. (Scrapbooking)

Creating Memorable School Scrapbooking Pages

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 Christine Perry (February 18, 2008)  If you want to help your child preserve his or her memories from school, there is probably no better way than with a school scrapbook album. You can save their mementos, photos and examples of their school work in a beautiful and personal album. Consider these hints and tips on how to create some stunning school scrapbooking pages. Be Selective With What You Preserve There is no limit .. (Scrapbooking)

Have You Tried Scrapbooking Crops Online?

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 Christine Perry (February 16, 2008)  For inexperienced scrappers who are not familiar with the term, scrapbooking crops online are something like quilting bees. Crops are a way for fellow scrappers to get together to share their pages, talk about their different techniques, share new products, and generally enjoy their common hobby. Once you start participating in scrapbooking crops online, it can become quite addictive. .. (Scrapbooking)

What's Your Scrapbooking Style?

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 Christine Perry (February 07, 2008)  Even if we all chose the same page elements and photos to create a page layout, every page created would be different from the rest. No two pages would be exactly the same. The more you scrapbook, the more you will develop your own personal style. There are so many facets to a scrapbooking page. Consider how you use color, your handwriting or use of computer fonts, your paper choices .. (Scrapbooking)

Do You Have a Scrapbooking Room Hiding In Your Closet?

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 Christine Perry (February 04, 2008)  Did you ever think you would have accumulated so many scrapbooking supplies when you got into this hobby? You may still be moving your supply stash from room to room looking for a workspace to design your page layouts. For many, having a scrapbooking craft room is a dream. Yet, if you look closely, you may just find a way to create a scrapbooking space that is all your own. You may not .. (Scrapbooking)

12x12 Scrapbook Albums - An Industry Standard?

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 Christine Perry (February 04, 2008)  Scrapbooking albums come in many sizes from 6x6, 8x8, 8 1/2x11 and the popular 12x12 format. Over the years as this hobby has become more and more popular, some album sizes have come and gone. The 8x10 album is much more difficult to find and so is the 12x14. Yet, the 12x12 has become the most common scrapbooking album available. Why Are 12x12 Albums So Popular? When the scrapbooking .. (Scrapbooking)

Which Scrapbooking Tote is Right for You?

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 Christine Perry (February 04, 2008)  Even if you have the perfect craft room at home, there may be times when you want to take your scrapbooking hobby on the go. Enjoying this hobby with others not only is a social event, it teaches you new techniques and brings inspiration to your page layouts. An essential tool for attending crops and workshops is a scrapbooking tote. There are many options for containers to hold your .. (Scrapbooking)

Fast Journaling Ideas for Your Scrapbooking Page Layouts

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 Christine Perry (January 31, 2008)  Journaling is one of the most important elements for a scrapbooking page. Yet, it tends to be the most neglected. How often have you created a beautiful page layout and put the page aside to complete the journaling later? After completing another ten layouts, you have a stack of pages waiting for your journal blocks to be completed - the who, what, where, how and when. Journaling .. (Scrapbooking)

How to Create Custom Scrapbooks for People and Make Money

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 James J. Jones (January 31, 2008)  Scrapbooking has become one of the biggest hobbies in America and overseas! It's become so popular that scrapbook supply stores have been popping up on the streets, online - everywhere! There are so many different things you can do with a scrapbook, there is no telling where you could begin or stop! I have gotten into myself (creating scrapbooks for my two daughters). Let me tell you, .. (Scrapbooking)

10 Valentine's Day Scrapbooking Ideas With or Without Photos

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 Christine Perry (January 28, 2008)  Valentine's Day is all about romance, love and friendship. It may not be a common picture-taking opportunity, but with or without a photo, there are still plenty of Valentine's Day scrapbooking ideas. Remember this February 14th and that special someone you asked to be yours with these Valentine's Day scrapbook page tips. 1. Find a Photo- just because you don't have a photo taken on .. (Scrapbooking)

Military Scrapbooking Ideas for Armed Forces Personnel and Their Families

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 Christine Perry (January 28, 2008)  Being in the military is a lifestyle all its own. You might be a service personnel or the parent, spouse or child of someone in the armed forces. The military life touches everyone who loves someone serving in any one of the service branches whether it is the Marines, Navy, Army, Air Force, or National Guard. Military scrapbooking ideas all start with how the military life affects you. . (Scrapbooking)

Have You Tried Scrapbooking Recipes?

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 Christine Perry (January 28, 2008)  Have you seen the new scrapbooking supplies for recipe albums? Local craft stores are responding to the new trend of scrapbooking recipes. You can find albums with a recipe theme, as well as stickers, paper and embellishments to complement the scrapbook. The main thought behind scrapbooking recipes is the same as using photos and memories. We want to preserve the recipes for future .. (Scrapbooking)

Why Go Acid And Lignin Free When Creating Scrapbook Page Layouts?

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 Vicki Churchill (January 25, 2008)  Having been a craft enthusiast for a number of years I have picked up many tips and tricks in the pursuit of creating beautiful scrapbook page layouts. The first and most important tip is to always use acid-free products when realising your scrapbook ideas. Having Acid in the paper materials you use for your scrapbook page layouts will speed up deterioration of the photos. Therefore .. (Scrapbooking)

Scrapbook Memories

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 Karlie Loo (January 11, 2008)  Scrapbooks, as we know them today, started many centuries ago, in the form of Common place books, friendship albums, photo albums, journals, diaries, scrapbooks, and now web home pages. Today, you can find a scrapbook club in almost any town that you go to. People love to get together with their friends to scrapbook. Everyone has a different motivation for doing a scrapbook. I've even .. (Scrapbooking)

Scrap Booking Explained

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 Shivanna G (January 10, 2008)  "Scrapbooking 101" Memories are a part of life. In fact, Scrapbooking dates way back to ancient Greece times where a form of notebook called the hypomnemata. It used for recording important things to remember. Among scrapbooking people of other places and times, American Scrapbookers Thomas Jefferson and Mark Twain documented their memories well for others. Old-style scrapbooks often .. (Scrapbooking)

Cedar Chest - Store Your Memories in Style

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 Jennifer Akre (December 17, 2007)  Scrapbooking has a way of taking over a whole house eventually. It starts with a single scrapbook and some empty pages. Soon there are special scissors, paper cutters, 3-D cutouts and more that can be used for each book of memories. It can be a very rewarding hobby, one that thousands of people enjoy every day. If you don't have a committed space for creating your memories, it's a fair . (Scrapbooking)




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