Wednesday, March 22, 2006

Digital Scrapbooking

While some people love the sensory experiences involved in creating a scrapbook, some bypass the clutter and embrace the simplicity of digital scrapbooking.

There are a number of websites that sell digital embellishments, papers, fonts, and anything else you may need to create the perfect layout.

The process is similar to traditional scrapbooking in that you pick a background paper and build up with any embellishments you wish to add.

Here are a few sites that seel digital scrapping materials:

While there are many programs specifically designed for scrapbooking, many page layout programs have similar capabilities. Check out the programs you have on your computer before you invest a lot of money in software.

If you decide to make an investment, make sure you look around before you purchase.

One of the best sites for digital scrapbooking beginners is

They have great freebies to give away, as well as tutorials, tips, and reviews.

Check them out before you go anywhere else for your digital needs.

Digital scrapping is a great way to keep yourself organized and once you get the hang of it, it's faster than traditional scrapbooking.

If you still like the look of layered scrapbook pages, you can start slow, and add a few digital elements to your page to create a mix between digital and traditional methods.

The thing to rememeber is that there are no rules.

Make sure that you're still enjoying yourself, whichever method you favour. This is still your hobby so make it fun.

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