How To Create Low Cost Scrapbook
Each of life’s special occasions brings with it cherished memories- moments to treasure and savor, to capture in photographs, words and with mementos. To show you how to make a beautiful low cost scrapbook, that can be passed from one generation to another.
Scrapbooking requires different colors of paper, scissors, permanent markers, glue, photographic materials, and a range of other products that can be used to enhance the pages and create wonderful decorative effects. You may use old magazines, boxes, and other art materials that you can find in your house like used buttons, old pins, ribbons, old gems or stones from your broken bracelet, etc. to cut down the cost in making your scrapbook.
In order to make a beautiful scrapbook without spending too much money, you should consider the following tips:
First, collect all the photos that should be included in the scrapbook and select a particular theme that you want. For example you want to create a scrapbook about your son’s first birthday. By doing this, you are saving your own time and it will make your scrapbooking task a little bit easier.
Second, prepare and organize the materials that you will need in making the scrapbook. Before going to the shop and buy all the art stuffs that you can find there, check first your storage room if you have old art stuffs there that you can still use so that you will not spend a lot. Instead of buying expensive embellishments, you can look for old safety pins, old buttons, a card from your son’s first birthday present, your son’s christening or first’s birthday invitation, and other things that you can use to decorate your scrapbook.
Third, be open to new ideas. If you want to old-style of scrapbooking, you can use boxes or movable ring binds for your scrapbook. However, if you want something new, you can make scrapbook online, there are websites that offers free scrapbooking ideas and after doing it, you can save it in a CD or other to devices.
Scrapbooking means you will use the resources that can be immediately found in your own home, you are not required to buy new and expensive art materials to decorate your scrapbook; just take the idea from the root word itself “scrap”. You just need to be very creative with what you have in your hands and be patient in looking for those old stuffs that you will use in making your scrapbook.
Leaning to preserve memories in inspirational and practical ways will not only allow you to chronicle the special events that happen throughout the years, but will also allow others to experience and relive these happy moments too.