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TAG : scrapbook

Handmade Christmas Gifts

As part of the joyous celebration of the birth of Christ, many people send well wishes to family and friends by way of Christmas cards. Many people also take part in another tradition of the Christmas holiday: the exchanging of gifts – a tradition believed to have begun in the United States ...

Scrapbook Your Animal Friends

I enjoy photographing the special things in my life, then turning those photos into beautiful scrapbooks. However, when it comes to photographing my farm animal friends, it can be a challenge. It seems my feathered and furry friends have short attention spans.So, you ask, how can you get the ...

Scrapbook Your Memories

Scrapbooking doesn’t have to be difficult or time-consuming. As with most things, when you have a plan, things tend to go much smoother – and a whole lot quicker.So, I always try to have a plan when I know I’m going to be scrapbooking in the near future. That plan is to build a "kit" a ...

Crafts: Creating memories on a budget

My daughter and I recently had the opportunity to spend a week at Disney World in Orlando, Fla. We were totally overwhelmed with all the things there were to do, and I had no idea how we would ever be able to remember it all.We decided to put together a scrapbook of our Disney World memories. ...

Crafts: Craft books will help you create beautiful projects

Are you feeling crafty, but don’t know what to create? One of these books published by Sterling Publishing Co., Inc. is sure to have just the project you’re looking for.Preserve family memoriesScrapbooking Your Family History, by Laura Best, is a 128-page book that teaches you how to ...

Crafts: Scrapbooking and card making made simple

With the economy the way it is, now is the time to learn to create personalized cards and scrapbooks. What better way to let loved ones know you care than to send a card or give a scrapbook as a gift.By making them yourself, you’ll save a lot of money, and it will mean a lot to your loved ...

Crafts: Recipe scrapbooking is a great way to pass memories down through generations

A scrapbook made by compiling family anecdotes, chronicling events, and conveying the tone and feel of your clan is a great way to pass memories down through generations. Long before scrapbooking was a verb, women passed cherished recipes along in much the same way, so it’s no surprise that ...

Crafts: Design adorable layouts for a baby scrapbook

Baby scrapbooks are one of my favorite types of scrapbooks to make.There is no right or wrong way to make a scrapbook. Every scrapbooker has an individual style, so whatever you choose to do is fine. Some scrapbookers like bold colors and lots of embellishments, while others prefer softer, more ...

Crafts: Personalize a photo album

Need creative ideas for personalizing your photo albums? If you want the look of a scrapbook without all of the time and expense, try embellishing your photo albums with one of these easy tips.My husband and I recently returned from celebrating our tenth anniversary in Hawaii. We took lots of ...

Crafts: Making a family memory journal

A couple of years ago, I was sorting through a pile of unused journals (many given to me as presents) and was trying to come up with a way to put them to good use.One day, after a family gathering, I sat down and wrote a short description of the gathering in one of the unused journals. I wrote ...

Crafts: Make a Cookie Monster scrapbook layout

SUPPLIES2½ pieces 12x12 yellow gingham paper1 piece 12x12 dark brown cardstock“Beary Patch” Cookie Monster cutout (available online at http://www.stampandscrapcanada.com)PhotosAdhesivesScissors or paper trimmerINSTRUCTIONS* Choose your photos. (You will need 5 that are cropped in on the ...

‘Reflect’ and ‘Treasures’ tags

SUPPLIES1. 2 pieces of 4x4 papers 2. 2 word stickers 3. 6 flowers 4. 6 brads 5. 12 in ribbon 6. Hole punchINSTRUCTIONS1. Tear the 4x4 piece of paper to make the diagonal edge.2. Punch a hole in the top of the tag.3. Tie the ribbon through the hole.4. Attach the word sticker.5. To the right side ...

Scrapbook photos – Getting adventurous with your layouts

When you have selected the photos for your scrapbook, you’ll need to decide how best to lay them out on the pages. Don't feel obliged to follow any principles that don’t suit your own design. There are no specific rules stating that all photographs or mementos must be placed in ...