Thursday, February 2, 2012
I am not going to go into a lot of "scrap" details but, for inspiration when I used to scrap, I always put together everything and anything I could get my hands on. The pages shown are compiled of photos, stickers, greeting cards, magazine clippings, newspapers, movie tickets, and essentially anything else that was flat enough to be put into a book. For one of my books, I burnt CD's of music from our high school years and decorated them as art too, pasting them in the pages, the idea being in 20 years we could take them out and listen while flipping through. Yes, cheesy. But that is the idea of a scrapbook, to be cheesy! My suggestion for anyone scrapping, if you want to make a beautiful book, put EVERYTHING you have from the times you're portraying onto the pages. The more random, the more beautiful the picture will become. Menus, key chains, postcards, chop sticks, match boxes... collect and add. I promise, it's worth being eclectic.