Creating your own scrapbook can be one of the most liberating activities in the world. With so many different ideas and things to work with scrapbooking has become one of the most popular activities around the world. But who wants to create a page that looks just like someone else’s? Creating unique scrapbooking pages is the best part about scrapbooking. You can create your very own look on every page. If you’re looking to have a unique look then here are some tips on how to create a unique scrapbook page.
The title of your scrapbook page is one of the ways that you can really personalize and make the page your very own. Titles don’t have to be works of art, just something that will grab the attention of the reader and give an overall picture of everything that’s included on your page. When trying to figure out how to create a title for your page you can use humorous phrases, sentimental thoughts, or something else that may go along with a special occasion. Look closely at your scrapbook page to determine which theme title might work best for your page and then try and figure out what you want to say. Dates, anniversaries, birthday’s, names of the person or people on the page, family crests, or teams and groups are also ways to give your pages a unique title. After you have figured out what you want to say it’s time to figure out what you want to use to say it. There are several different ways to do this. You can use stickers, paints, building block type letters printed from your computer, letters cut from magazines, and stamping are some ideas on how to put your titles on. You can place your letters on background paper to make them stand out or outline them with bright markers. It can be as colorful and unique as you make it.
The layout of your scrapbook page can also help to make it more unique and personal. There are thousands of different layout designs that you can use when you’re making your scrapbook page. There are ones you can actually find on the internet; some are free and others you have to pay for. And other great layout designs can be found in scrapbooking magazines that you can purchase at craft or scrapbooking stores.
You can create pages with just pictures, pages with pictures and words, pages with pictures and stories, or pages with just one picture and a story to tell. The layout design is probably one of the most important parts of the scrapbooking process. In order to create flow in the scrapbook pages the layout needs to be thought out carefully.
Another part of scrapbooking that can make your page unique is the paper that is used to mount your pictures on, or the background paper. If you have ever been into a scrapbooking or craft store you’ve probably seen thousands of papers available to regular scrapbookers. The great part about customizing your own background paper is that there is literally a paper for every scrapbooker’s needs or wants. You can really put your own touch on the background as you pick the paper of your choice and that suits the page and your own personality.
You’ve probably seen them on various scrapbook pages but never noticed what made the page look so unique and personalized. There are hundreds of different kinds of embellishments you can use on your scrapbook page from flowers for little girls, eyelets or brads that come in all sizes shapes and colors, to trucks and frogs for those little boys. Embellishments can also include adding ribbon, extra decorative papers, stamping, embossing, and pretty much anything that helps create your own personal touch.
These are just a few of the tips on how to create a unique scrapbook page. There are many ways to help make your page unique, creative, and personalized. Look around and figure what you like and then try your own take on it with your own scrapbook.