ScrapbookiNg Emma keilly

A scrapbook is a book of blank pages for sticking clippings, drawings, or pictures in. It is a fun creative way to preserve and display memories. Anyone can make one and they make great gifts for the holidays.

Scrapbooking helps preserve memories in a unique way. It really helps capture the experience that happened at that time.

Some examples:

  • Weddings
  • Vacations
  • Display memories of a friendship or relationship
  • The past year
  • Family gatherings

Tools used for scrapbooking

  • Scissors
  • Craft scissors
  • Decorative paper
  • Glue
  • Buttons
  • Artifacts (newspaper clippings)
  • Tapestry
  • Ribbon
  • Objects from memory (sand, seashells, flowers, etc.)
  • Pictures
  • Stamps

Tips for layouts:

  • Pick a background that corresponds to your theme
  • Pick a couple items to go with the page
  • Make sure to have pictures
  • Use decorative craft items to brighten it up such as ribbons or glitter
  • Make sure to lay everything out on the page before you glue stuff down
Similar pictures, decorative objects, fun words, corresponding background
Buttons, pictures, everything corresponds

Theme ideas

Themes can be whatever the creator wants it to be. It can vary from the beach to a forest setting. As long as the theme corresponds to the memory and the pictures it'll work.


  • Ocean
  • Travel
Family trip creatively displayed through scrapbooking
Family memory from a vacation to the beach


Merriam-Webster. Merriam-Webster, n.d. Web. 05 Dec. 2016.

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