What is Scrapbooking?
Scrapbooking, a crafting and documenting activity, involves taking books with blank pages and adding photos, memorabilia, journaling, and embellishments. Also known as cropping, the primary purpose of scrapbooking is to preserve memories for future generations, but a secondary purpose often is to exercise your creativity as you display your memories in a scrapbook. (Continue Reading from The Spruce Crafts)
Why Would I Scrapbook?
All good scrapbooks tell a story. A scrapbook is a story and scrapbooking is storytelling at a precious, personal level. It is organizing moments of the past so they have meaning for future generations. It is a recognition that events make up lives, and it is a celebration of living. Embodied in every scrapbook page is a celebration of life, a moment or moments captured that are especially unique to a person or family. Scrapbookers today are preserving yesterday for tomorrow.(Continue Reading from Scrapbook.com)
Basic Scrapbooking Supplies You Will Need
Before you start your first scrapbook page, you need to have the essentials. Some of the tools and supplies to have on hand are:
What is Digital Scrapbooking?
Digital scrapbooking (or digi-scrapping) is a growing memory-keeping and creative craft with a vibrant and welcoming online community. Digital scrapbooking is defined as “the creation of a new 2D artwork by re-combining various graphic elements. It is a form of scrapbooking that is done using a personal computer, digital or scanned photos and computer graphics software.” All you need to start digital crafting is a computer with some form of image editing software, and some digital graphics (including your photos). (Continue Reading from Kate Hadfield Designs)