Whether you are new to scrapbooking or an old seasoned veteran who has been doing it for years not there are never enough places to find ideas for your pages. It’s true, the avid scrapbooker is constantly looking for scrapbook layout and design ideas so they can create that perfect scrapbook page with everything on it they need and want. What beginners may not know is that there are tons of different places to find scrapbook layout ideas. Here are some ideas on where you can find some unique and creative ideas to help you make that page everything you want it to be.
Craft and Scrapbook stores
Even though you may think that craft stores and scrapbook stores only carry the supplies and materials you need to create your page you’re wrong. These types of stores can carry so many different ideas it’s amazing. You can find a lot of great ideas just hanging around the store as you shop for your materials. Most scrapbook stores will have samples of scrapbook pages that employees and customers have made during classes the store has held. They will have different pages on display that use different techniques and principals to really make the page stand out.
Friends, family and neighbors
It may come as no surprise that you will find some of the greatest scrapbook layout and design ideas right under your nose. If you have a family member, friend, or neighbor that’s big into scrap booking it just might pay off to go and take a look at some of their scrapbook pages. Most scrapbookers love sharing ideas but make sure you ask before sneaking a peak. It’s always a compliment when someone wants to look at your own designs and creative pages so before you go out and buy something check with those that are closest to you first. You might be pleasantly surprised. They might even have some old scrapbook magazines lying around the house that can save you some time and money.
There’s probably no better way to find great scrapbook layout and design ideas than attending some great classes at your local craft or scrapbook store. Not only will it give you some great and creative ideas for your scrapbook page, but you’ll also have a chance to get involved with some others who love to scrapbook. The great thing about meeting others who enjoy what you do is that you can exchange and bounce ideas off of each other. Most classes offered by craft or scrapbook stores will focus on a specific technique and then give you time to work on a page with everything you’ve brought. It’s a great opportunity to find new things.
If you have access to the internet then you have access to literally thousands of scrapbook layout ideas. There are thousands of different web sites that offer free ideas on scrapbook layouts, how to get great designs, and much more. Some of the sites are free and others you have to be a member to get their ideas. Either way, with the internet you have access right from the comfort of your own home to millions of different ideas.
Magazines and Idea books
If you’re still looking for ideas then try subscribing to a scrapbook or craft magazine or buying some idea books from the store. There are too many to name but going into the craft store will definitely give you an idea of how many different ideas are out there to choose from and use.
Hopefully these will give you a start on where to find scrapbook layout ideas along with design ideas and many other scrapbook techniques and ideas.