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Easy Steps to Create a Simple Creative Scrapbook
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Simple Scrapbook - How to get you started in creative scrapbooking?
You heard people saying that creative scrapbooking is not hard. You go back, take out your stack of photos, markers and some scrapbooker paper, but you do not know where to start. If this sound familiar to you maybe you should start with simple scrapbook first and progressed from it later.
Follow these simple steps below and you'll find your scrapbooking project easier to handle:
1) Plan and organize your scrapbook pages
To start with, you will need your title, intro and table of contents pages to introduce your scrapbook. You can also create sections to split your scrapbook and plan the contents that you want to put inside each sections. The last page will be the closing page. Jot down what you want to put into these pages and maybe sort your photos accordingly. Having everything organized will make it easier for you to start your scrapbooking project later. You'll also able to visualize and determine how your storyline will go and what material to use
2) Start to design your scrapbook
Decide how big you want your scrapbook to be. What paper sizes do you want to use? What color scheme and where you want to place your photos and your text. Draw your scrapbook layout on a piece of paper so that you'll not forget your ideas. You can always refer to this as you are doing your scrapbook.
3) Choose the theme
Ask yourself what you want to scrapbook about? Are you scrapbooking about your friends, special events or about your self? Are you paying tribute to sombedy?
These questions will guide in choosing what theme you want to use.
4) Do you want to add some decorative elements to it?
You can use many things to enhance your theme. From die cut, stickers and other crafty elements. Ask yourself where you want to put it. Having all of these planned in advanced will help you in visualizing how your scrapbook will be.
If you have these planned, you'll also have some basic ideas on what type of scrapbooking materials that you'll need. Maybe you'll need to purchase some from the craft and hobbies shop - so have the list ready
You have come this far, so what are you waiting for? Grab all your scrapbooking materials and start your creative scrapbooking now.
Your plan served as ideas and guides for you to start your creative scrapbooking project. You can always change and update it, depending on the needs. I find that by doing all the planning in advance, it help me to get the scrapbooking project done in time and I feel less pressured doing it.
So, how do you tackle your scrapbook project?
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