IF YOU have a collection of memories waiting to be treasured then why not turn to the wonderful world of scrapbooking?

Whether you want to remember your baby’s first year or a family holiday, check out our top tips to help you create something beautiful.

First you need to gather your materials…

  • Choose a sturdy album or binder to hold your pages. Opt for acid-free to ensure the longevity of your creations.
  • Select patterned paper, cardstock, or specialty paper that complements your theme.
  • Sort through your photos and select the ones you want to include – don’t forget to make copies if you’re using originals.
  • Invest in photo-safe adhesives such as glue dots, double-sided tape, or photo corners to secure your photos and embellishments.
  • Get creative with embellishments like stickers, ribbons and buttons to add personality to your pages.
  • Choose high-quality markers for journaling and adding details to your pages.

Look for inspiration in magazines and Pinterest boards to spark your creativity then let it flow as you design your layout. Arrange your photos, papers, and embellishments on a blank page and play with different configurations until you find the perfect balance.

Telling your story is an essential part of scrapbooking. Use your own words to document the who, what, where, when, and why behind each photo. Share memories, and feelings to bring your pages to life and create a narrative.

So, gather your materials, choose your theme, and start crafting your own story—one page at a time.

You can pick up everything you need (and then some!) from The Works where Bev, Rob and the rest of the team will be more then happy to help!

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