• Scrapbooking is not only a great way to make sure that you remember those stand out moments with vividness and detail but it is also a fun way to spend that extra time that you might be having on your hands. However, you may be asking yourself how to make a scrapbook. A great article that helps you step by step through making a scrapbook can be found here: scrapbookingwithus.com/how-to-make.

    Along with the article linked above, the following tips will not only help you ensure that your efforts pay off as you would have loved but also ensures that you have the best possible experience and that you avert any possible disappointments that you may have encountered.

    1) Decide on the purpose of your scrapbook.Remember your purpose

    There are a variety of reasons as to why one would love to make a scrapbook. Among these could be one’s love for art or other deeper reasons like documenting family events. Regardless of your reasons, you might want to decide on this first so that you are able to take an approach that will sustain your needs. Some of the purposes that you can start a scrap book include documenting milestones and events, biographies or for the purpose of a gift. Once you have gotten over this, you will be better placed to pick a theme or your scrap book as well as a line of thought.

    2) Collect your tools

    You have a theme now what you want are photos and any memorabilia that will fit into your line of thought. This might be hard to come across but good places to start looking would be in boxes with old stuff, the garage and even the attic. Anywhere you know your parents keep things that they don’t use can be a gold mine for you. Depending on what you want, you can get photos of your first day in school and all that. The resources are endless depending on what you want the end product to be like.

    template3) Choose your template

    So far, you have a great theme working, you have the photos and memorabilia that you would like to incorporate. Now what you need is a template. Don’t let the word fool you this is just a simple piece of paper where you will organize the stuff that you have selected. You need to measure it out to make sure that it is the ideal size and that it will match the use and lay out that you want to adopt.

    Once you have completed each of these steps, your foundation to scrap booking is complete and now you can start the fun part which is creating stories with pictures and mementos which is simply nothing but fun and satisfying.

    Here is a great video on how to make a scrapbook. It’s 20 minutes long, but gets into lot’s of detail, with tips and tricks just for you. You can also find a bunch of other videos on how to make a scrapbook with My Memories software at scrapbookingwithus.com/tutorials. Enjoy!