Which do you prefer more digital scrapbooking or scrapbooking?

  1. viveresperando profile image71
    viveresperandoposted 5 years ago

    Which do you prefer more digital scrapbooking or scrapbooking?

    I love the traditional scrapbooking but I am very tight on money and I have been told that digital scrapbooking is less expensive.  There are quite a bit of free digital paper available as free downloads.  Anyone have an opinion on this?

  2. VirginiaLynne profile image96
    VirginiaLynneposted 5 years ago

    I love both types of scrapbooking and I do both.  Digital is definitely cheaper, however, and it can also be faster.  Many products are for free as downloads.  I've written a hub about some of the best ones.  Be careful about where you download, however because I once got a nasty virus from downloading from a blog.  Go to reputable stores like Shabby Princess or Scapgirls or Digital Freebees.  The main cost for digital scrapbooking is buying a program to scrap with.  If you want to do this for a while, you will probably want to use Adobe Photoshop Elements, which can run around $100 for a new version.  However, you can get one of the older versions on ebay for much less.  Check to see what works with your computer.  If you want to view your pictures outside a digital environment, you will need to print them.  I have a hub comparing Shutterfly, Winkflash and Smilebox for printing.  Smilebox is actually a digital scrapbooking site which is free if you don't want to print.  It might be a good place to start to see if you like this sort of scrapbooking.  It is so easy my 9 year old can do it.  You can also do a kind of digital scrapbooking at Shutterfly with limited choices and this can be shared online with other people for free.  Finally, if you really get involved in digital scrapbooking, you may need a better computer to handle all of your stuff.  That is what happened to me, and I've written a hub about finding the best sort of computer for scrapbooking.  You will want a larger screen and maybe a bigger tablet.

  3. lburmaster profile image82
    lburmasterposted 5 years ago

    Tradional scrapbooking. My mother used to sell the stuff so we have five boxes of just scrapbooking supplies. Her dinning room is just a hobby room now with puzzles, paper, games, etc. About once or twice a year, I visit her home to craft a few pages of my latest scrapbook. There are a few family traditions the digital world should not replace.

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)