It becomes addicting, so beware. You will need a good quality album with archival quality materials. Everything should be acid and lignin free. You will need your photos, some paper, and special adhesive made for photos. No tape - oh no never. There are countless other embellishments you can add as well.
if you need ideas they are easy to find online and you can see some samples of pages that have been done. You can go to www.closetomyheart.com, or www.creativememories.com or??? so many choices, so little time.