Scrapbooking and Paper Crafts
As fun and convenient as it is to browse through hundreds of photos online, there’s nothing like the feeling of cracking open a real photo album or scrapbook and thumbing through your favorite memories from days past. The art of scrapbooking involves making an album and decorating it with memories, paper crafts and even vinyl. Ready to get started? Find your scrapbooking supplies online through eBay.
Here’s How to Begin
Most scrapbooks have a theme, whether a beach vacation, a family reunion or baby’s first steps. Once you decide on the theme and the images to go with it, the fun begins. The most basic of scrapbooking supplies is the album itself. You can go classic or modern or anywhere in between.
Your next step is choosing some paper craft supplies, starting with the pages for your book. If you’re new to scrapbooking crafts, then you will be amazed at the variety of patterns available, from flower motifs to polka dots. If you’re really looking to get specific and add spice to your project, you can choose different scrapbooking paper for each section, or even each page.
Paper craft supplies online are not just paper. You can shop scrapbooking supplies on eBay, from origami paper to stickers (there are even emoji stickers!) to paper punches in order to create your own shapes. Add frames that accentuate each photo, fancy Washi tape to create borders, and if that is all too much to decide, then templates and stencils are a good beginner’s guide. Once your skills have developed, consider investing in a Silhouette Cameo digital cutting machine. Another option: A Cricut machine, an electronic cutting machine that’s perfect for scrapbooking (and don’t forget the Cricut cartridge!). When you buy scrapbooking supplies online, you’ll notice that the sky’s the limit to your creativity.
Keep the Fun Going for the Next Project
Scrapbooking kits are one of the staples of online scrapbooking supplies, but once you’ve branched out and started putting your own materials together, you’ll really notice your projects beginning to blossom. Keep the craft of scrapbooking fun by investing in some paper organizers—all those little strips and shapes can be used again—and you can even make your craft portable with specially designed scrapbooking totes with all kinds of pockets and compartments for glue, scrapbooking scissors and scrapbooking stickers. Finally, you can edit your photos and plan your projects before you cut with scissors if you add digital scrapbooking to your list of skills.