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If you're ready to get your photos out of those dusty shoeboxes and into a beautiful keepsake album, LoveToKnow Scrapbooking is here to help! The experienced writers and editors can offer tips, techniques, and product recommendations to help you create a one-of-a-kind scrapbook that's guaranteed to become a treasured family heirloom. Even if you don't have much time available to scrapbook, there are plenty of ideas for quick and easy projects.

Learning About Scrapbooking

For the beginning scrapbooker, the process of shopping for supplies can be an overwhelming experience. With so many options to choose from, how do you know what to buy? At LoveToKnow Scrapbooking, learn how to choose the right glues and adhesives and scrapbooking paper for your albums. Get help with embellishments such as scrapbook chalk, scrapbook grommets, and painted canvas scrapbook paper. If you're feeling extra creative, use scrapbook paper piecing instructions so you can design your own dimensional page accents.

How to Scrapbook

You've got all the supplies but starting can seem like an overwhelming task. LoveToKnow is ready to provide you with tutorials and how-tos for using your supplies. For more help, check out digital scrapbook tutorials and other great ideas. For example, learn how to mount items in scrapbooks including photos and embellishments. You can also get tips for mounting memorabilia. You can also discover ways to attach scrapbooking embellishments and make your own scrapbooking cover. You can even learn how to make a scrapbook from envelopes.

Scrapbooking Designs

Once you know how to design the book and add embellishments, it comes down to the perfect design. You might be making a scrapbook for Christmas or one of your daughter's life. Finding that must-have design can ensure you set out running rather than getting hung up. For instance, learn how to make a scrapbook for the elderly, find techniques to make a pop-up scrapbook, and reuse old greeting cards in a greeting card scrapbook.

The Perfect Scrapbooking Paper

Looking at scrapbooking paper is enough to make your head spin. Not only is there cardstock different weights, there are all kinds like sticky back scrapbook paper and designed paper like Pooh paper, butterfly designs, and even spring flowers. There are even designs that you can print for free. If the paper at the store isn't for you, look for paper alternatives for your scrapbook.

Finding Inspiration

If you're in need of some scrapbooking inspiration, LoveToKnow Scrapbooking is here to help. Review great idea books like Cathy Zielske's Clean and Simple Scrapbooking, Ali Edwards' A Designer's Eye for Scrapbooking and Creating Keepsakes' Encyclopedia Of Scrapbooking. Find tips for scrapbooking ideas in unique places as well as suggestions for inspirational sayings you can incorporate into your projects.

Getting the Most Out of Your Projects

Don't just go into scrapbooking blind when you have all the supplies you need in one spot. Whether you need ideas, how-tos or just paper suggestions, LoveToKnow is ready to help.

About Scrapbooking