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Scrapbooking Mecca

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Keepsakes and Ideas to Use in a Scrapbook

Many individuals like to save more than just photos. There are many memorable items that can be used for a scrapbook. Below is a list of fun keepsake scrapbook ideas.

  • Movie ticket stubs
  • Theme Park ticket stubs
  • Airline ticket stubs
  • Train ticket stubs
  • Bus ticket stubs
  • Concert ticket stubs
  • Coins or Money (from other countries)
  • Cards
  • Post cards
  • Hospital Bracelets
  • Newspaper articles
  • Flower pedals
  • Stones from old jewelry
  • First tooth
  • First hair cut clippings
  • Pregnancy test results
  • Bows
  • Special receipts
  • Recipes
  • Children’s school art
  • Napkins (from trips and vacations)
  • Maps (they are great for the cover page!) or use bits of the map throughout the album

Things You Will Need When Making a Scrapbook

There are so many fun scrapbooking supplies. The choices of what to do and what to use are endless. However, below is a list of fun scrapbooking ideas for what to use.

  • Scrapbook
  • Fun shaped scissors
  • Markers
  • Pens
  • Colored paper
  • Glue (Glue gun or glue sticks)
  • Glitter
  • Scrapbooking stickers
  • Stickers with quotes
  • Stickers with letters
  • Holiday stickers
  • Cut-outs
  • Favorite magazines
  • Newspaper articles
  • Ribbons
  • Twine and string

Scrapbooking Techniques

People can make a scrapbook page for many different events. This crafty project isn’t just for holidays, but also for trips or outings, as well.

Scrapbook Page Ideas:

  • Trip to Disney Land - Use Disney character stickers and draw or cut out a castle for the background.
  • Zoo - Use zoo animal stickers and draw a pathway for the center piece.
  • Theme Park - Use lots of fun stickers with quotes to explain the excitement.
  • Birthday Party - Use birthday stickers with a cut-out cake or present for the center of the page.
  • Kid’s Birthday - For a child’s birthday, it can be fun to use the super hero, cartoon, or princess theme used during the birthday party, to help bring out the memory of what that child was favoring during that specific year.
  • Christmas - Use red and green patterns with a cut-out or drawing of Christmas lights to wrap around the photos.
  • Wedding - Use a black and white theme, with a big wedding cake or alter for the center of the page or background.
  • 10 Things I Love About You
  • How it All Started - History of your relationship
  • Top 10 Funny Faces - Funny faces a baby or small child makes
  • Trip to Grandma’s House
  • Our Weekend Trip to _____________ - Your trip to wherever it is you went
  • Your Pet Dressed Up
  • Photo Collage - family, reunions, friends
  • Brag Book for Mom, Dad, Grandma or Grandpa
  • Landmark Birthday Album (16, 40, 65, etc.)
  • Hobby Album
  • Career Album
  • Farewell Album
  • Retirement Album
  • Summer Vacation
  • Fun Halloween
  • Gratitude/Thanksgiving Album
  • ABC Album for child or grandchild
  • 123 Album for child or grandchild
  • Birth of a baby
  • Adoption
  • Recipes
  • Awards & Accomplishments
  • Favorite Sports Album
  • Friendship Album
  • Family Reunion
  • Treasures or Collections
  • Family history
  • All About Me
  • House Construction or Remodel
  • Anniversary Album
  • Tribute Album
  • Graduation Album
  • Christmas Card Album
  • Special School Projects or Field Trips
  • Journal Album (like a daily journal with pictures)