Scrapbook. Merriam Webster defines Scrapbook as:
a blank book in which various items (as newspaper clippings or pictures) are collected and preserved
This sounds like a simple-enough description... something that can easily be accomplished, right? Yet for some reason, we seem to make this much more difficult. We've got photos everywhere (phone, tablet, camera, computer) but no longer seem to print them. Getting photos into an album seems to require a Herculean effort these days. Right?
Last year I tried to make a page/week album. 52 weeks. 7 photos per week on average. 364 photos. This was going to be EASY... or so I thought. It turns out that some weeks I had a LOT more than 7 photos and other weeks I had none. Some months I was on top of my project and other times life got in the way. It left me with an album that is half done and a feeling that I somehow failed. Oh la la!
For twenty seventeen I am taking a different approach! I'm going to simply add photos for every month. If I have 7 photos - great! If I have even more - yippee! To make this easy, I've created a 3" x 4" journaling card for each month plus a 6" x 8" cover page for my album. I've also created some "everyday" type 3" x 4" journaling cards that I can use throughout the year. I made these to share with my local Crafty Ladies scrapbooking group (we try to meet monthly) and thought you might enjoy being part of our group too - virtualy!
Want to join our group? Email me (firstname.lastname@example.org) and I will add you to our Virtual Scrapbook Group. I'll be sharing our progress, meeting goals and prompts (to help keep you motivated!), tips & tricks and add-ons to the 2017 Tell Your Story Kit.
New to pocket page scrapbooking? I'm working on a getting started video that I hope to share this week so stay tuned.
Happy New Year!