The bright colors and patterns of the scrapbook page from Graphic 45 in this week's new article, Mother Goose Scrapbook Page Idea from Graphic 45, are perfect for springtime and Easter scrapbooking. This article includes step by step instructions and precise measurements to help you recreate this layout or one like it for your own family scrapbook albums. Come see just how to make the journaling pocket with metal embellishments.
Springtime means Easter scrapbooking. Pictures of baskets and bunnies, special church dresses and maybe even Easter bonnets inspire beautiful scrapbook pages. This week's new article Easter Scrapbooking Ideas and Free Easter Patterns is filled with links to articles here on About.com that will give you great ideas and free designs for your special Easter scrapbook page layouts.
How many photos have you taken with Instagram? How many of those have you printed out and added to your scrapbook pages? If you are like most scrapbookers, Instagram photos are for online sharing and scrapbooking is for regular 4x6 inch standard pictures. With the new Instagram Albums Made Easy collection from We R Memory Keepers which I have reviewed this week, you can quickly and easily create beautiful themed albums with your Instagram photos. For my review, I showed the album and the supplies to a couple of non-scrapbookers to get their opinions on whether on not this would get them "scrapbooking."
Quick and easy scrapbook pages give us inspiration to complete a scrapbook page for our family albums that is both stylish and takes little time to complete. This week's new Quick and Easy Scrapbook Page Idea from Theresa Collins Designs uses notched paper "ribbons" as a scrapbook page background. The article has a free scrapbook page sketch and step by step instructions.
One of the supplies that will make pocket-style scrapbooking quicker and possibly more fun is the Card Punch 3x4 from We R Memory Keepers. This review and tutorial shows you exactly how to use the punch and gives you some of its pro's and con's. Is this a new tool that you need to add to your scrapbook and paper crafting supplies? The answer to that may depend on how you are planning to use it. Come and see exactly what I mean in this week's newest article here on About.com Scrapbooking.
One of the best things about the new trend of Pocket-Style Scrapbooking is that you do not need very many supplies to get started. Once you get going, however, there are 7 Optional Supplies for Pocket Scrapbooking You Will Want To Own. In this week's new article, I break down for you a list of supplies that you might want to add to your stash when you endeavor to create a pocket scrapbook or try out Becky Higgins' Project Life.
Project Life and Pocket Scrapbooking make scrapbooking quick, easy, and attainable for everyone. All you need to do is slip your photos and journaling cards in to little pockets and you are done. You can purchase beautiful themed sets of journaling cards, or as this week's new article, Free Pocket Scrapbooking Journaling Card Printables will show you, you can find free ones all over the internet.
If you have ever taken or been in someone else's selfie then you need to check out this week's new article, "One Selfie at a Time" Scrapbook Page Idea from Bella Blvd. This adorable scrapbook page shows you how to combine bright, fun patterned papers to make an on-trend scrapbook page that you will love to display in your family albums or even in a frame on your walls.
They say that "Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick's Day." This year, use one of these Lucky Quotes and Phrases for Scrapbook Pages and Greeting Cards to add a fun sentiment to your projects. At the end of this special article this week, you will also find links to past Irish Blessings and Free Irish Patterns and Scrapbook Page Ideas.
The most popular trend in scrapbooking right now (and for the last year) is Pocket Scrapbooking. Started as "Hybrid Scrapbooking" by We R Memory Keepers or "Project Life" by Becky Higgins, this scrapbooking style has really taken off and for good reasons. You can quickly and easily create stylish albums in a small fraction of the time that it takes to do traditional scrapbooking. To get started you only need a few supplies. This week's new article - What do I need to get started Pocket Scrapbooking? will show you exactly what you need and how much you can expect to spend.