The popularity of scrapbooking has grown over time. People use it to tell stories in a very entertaining and creative way. In fact, you can definitely do a lot of good things while performing the activity such as preserving memories, relieving stress, and using some unused materials if artistry is truly explored.

However, how do you start scrapbooking?

There are no general rules for scrapbooking, but there are guidelines suggested by those who have extensive experience with this extracurricular activity. The guidelines will serve as a boost for your initial experience and aim to unlock more of your creativity.

But before you start, you need to secure the basic scrapbooking supplies. They are as follows:

  • Adhesives (preferably acid-free and photo-safe)
  • Cutting Tools
  • Die Cuts (pre-made paper shapes)
  • Page Protectors (usually made from plastics)
  • Paper (can be plain, colored, or patterned; preferably acid-free)
  • Pens (preferably waterproof, colorfast, and fade-resistant)
  • Photos
  • Punches
  • Stamps
  • Stickers
  • Templates / Stencils

Taking Your Craft to the Next Level

There are many ideas you can borrow from various articles in magazines, TV, and the internet. You can start simple at first, and as you learn more skills and efficient procedures to materialize ideas, you can experiment more based on many design inspirations.

There can be endless ways to build a scrapbook, and you can even turn what you have learned into an income generator.