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Repeating a Sentiment is Simple and Effective —

Do you ever find yourself at a loss for what else to say on your pages? Then say what you’ve already said …again…and again. Repeating sentiments in groups of three is a simple and effective way to get your point across and fill some space on your layout. Here are two examples of how to [...]

Where can you get great layout ideas? —

This layout was one I was inspired to recreate from a picture I saw in my favorite scrapbook magazine, Scrapbooks, Etc., and I had fun recreating it! I was able to use several of my small scraps of paper and letters left over after creating other pages and I’m so proud of the outcome. This [...]

Funky, Multi-Colored Photo Mats Have Impact —

The paper you select as a mat for your photos can be quite impactful depending upon the other papers you’ve chosen for your layout. The mat here is actually a piece of cardstock cut from a sheet of photo realistic paper with an image of rusted metal upon it. The metal and its varying states [...]

Stickers Don’t Have to be Stuck in the Center of Your Page —

If you’re placing stickers on your page only where there is open space, then you might be interested to learn that there is another way.  Put down your stickers, sticker machines and rub-ons and pay attention. Stickers going over the edge of the page appear to give the page more depth and dimension. On this [...]

How to Ensure You Create an Album for the Year —

I found a really neat option at my local scrapbook store that allows me to make a 2-page spread every month. This is good for me because it not only keeps me on track by making me do the pages but it keeps me on track to complete a book for the year. So how [...]

Hello! Welcome! —

Thanks for stopping by Scrapbookaloo and Welcome! This is a blog for scrapbookers who occassionally partake in other paper-crafts. Tips to keep this hobby AFFORDABLE, PRODUCTIVE and FUN lie within these pages. Click About to read information about the author.