If you are in the process of making your first scrapbook it may seem like a tedious task. It can seem overwhelming and you may not even know where to start. Take the scrapbook page by page. Do one page at a time. In this guide, I will show you how to create your first scrapbook page layout. Follow the steps below to be on your way to creating your first scrapbook page.
First select the pictures you want to put into the scrapbook and categorize them. Collect as many pictures as possible so that you will have a lot to choose from. But keep in mind the person for whom you are designing the scrap book, so that you put only those pictures that may want to see it in there. Of course, if this scrapbook is being made for you, then you know what you want.
After selecting the pictures, categorize them by combining the pictures of same events together, like birthday, Christmas, or get together. And try to recall when, where and how the event was held, and also remember who attended the events.
When you have everything ready, choose the theme that you want to use for the layout of your scrapbook page. Now look at all the chosen pictures of the category and see what pictures would be good on scrapbook page. It is not necessary to use all pictures; few pictures are good enough if the choice is made sensibly.
In case you have planned to write so much, you have to reduce the use of picture. And write only points that are vital to be recorded. And you can also add some quotes to explain the mood.
If you are thinking of making the scrapbook look more attractive, then you can use decorative embellishments to enhance the way it looks. But keep it in limits so the pictures and messages don’t get lost behind the decorations on the page layout.
Always add the memorable moments of the event you are including in the scrapbook. You can even add the tickets or receipts related to the event which would be a good memorabilia and it would give a more unique look to the layout of scrapbook.
If you have no experience in making out page layout of scrapbook, just lay it out in front of you and check how it looks before fixing it permanently. This will give you an idea as to how it will look in the end, and if you are not satisfied, you can make changes before the final touch.
Though it is about page layout of scrapbook, it is very important to enjoy the process of designing it. There is no need to stress out about the creating of scrapbook layout. When you keep doing it frequently, you will get more ideas in making more creative and excellent page layouts.