Scrapbooking – Getting Started

WHERE DO I START?!?

I get asked this question a lot! Scrapbooking can seem a bit overwhelming. You see so many ideas on Pinterest and other idea websites. Here’s my simple steps to get started …

Pull your photos together!

Mine were all over the house, in boxes, albums, and desk drawers. Nowadays you have them on your phone, facebook, instagram!

I decided to do 12×12 albums for each child. I started with their school photos, since those were dated! Next I added birthdays, trips, and fun layouts like new haircut, glasses, fun with friends, favorite toys.

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Craftroom Organizing

Overwhelmed

Are you feeling overwhelmed when you enter your craft area? Here’s some tips to help think about the problem, and realize your goals.

Many folks want to jump straight into the decorating, but I suggest otherwise. Let’s put a plan together so we avoid re-work and unnecessary expenses.

Getting Started

What is the current layout of your area? The crafts that you like to do should dictate the sections to focus on. Make a list of those categories — sewing, stamping, scrapbooking, photography, etc.

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