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Quotes for your Scrapbook

When you’re laying out your scrapbook pages, one of the things you’ll want to think about adding is quotes. You don’t have to write your own quotes (although you can if you want)… you can find tons of quotes online. Here are some of our favorites, along with the people who said them.

quotes for scrapbooking

  • “Goals are dreams with deadlines.” – Diana Scharf Hunt
  • “It’s kind of fun to do the impossible.” – Walt Disney
  • “A friend is someone who reaches for your hand, and touches your heart.” – Kathleen Grove
  • “All the world is a birthday cake, so take a piece, but not too much.” – George Harrison
  • “All of our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.” – Walt Disney
  • “Every moment is an experience.” – Jake Roberts
  • “A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.” – Albert Einstein
  • “I don’t want to make money. I just want to be wonderful.” – Marilyn Monroe
  • “If I’d observed all the rules, I’d never have got anywhere.” – Marilyn Monroe
  • “Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get – only with what you are expecting to give – which is everything.” – Katharine Hepburn
  • “Attempt the impossible in order to improve your work.” – Bette Davis
  • “‘Twas not my lips you kissed but my soul.” – Judy Garland
  • “To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funny bone.” – Reba McEntire

These are only a few of our favorite quotes to use when scrapbooking. What are some of your favorite quotes?

10 Great Scrapbook Album Themes

For some scrapbookers, one of the most difficult things about scrapbooking is deciding on a theme for their scrapbooks. Maybe these 10 great scrapbook album themes will help you decide.

So many themes to choose from - like a baby scrapbook!
  1. Sports Scrapbook – Record memories from the big game in a sports themed scrapbook. These are great for people who play sports, or if your child plays a sport. You can select a certain sport, or include a few. If you include several sports inside one scrapbook you should make dividers for each sport.
  2. Baby Scrapbook – Make a divider for every year of the child’s life. This is a great gift idea for anyone with children!
  3. Mother’s Day Scrapbook – Include things you’ve made your mother, pictures of her with family members, and any other mementos. Maybe on the first page you could write a poem with a nice border around it.
  4. Holiday Scrapbook – Do you have a ton of photos from Christmas every year? Display them in a holiday themed scrapbook! You can have one for each holiday, or combine certain holidays.
  5. Graduation Scrapbook – These are great to place on a table at a graduation party! Include all of their school photos, sports photos, and tons of random photos from every school year! You can also use dividers to separate each year.
  6. Military Scrapbooks – Design one for the solider in your life. Include letters mailed, photos and other things.
  7. Vacation Scrapbook – Remember that trip to Mexico two years ago? A scrapbook would be a great way to relive those memories!
  8. Honeymoon Scrapbook – What better way to cherish these special memories?
  9. Traveling Scrapbook – Include photos from vacations you’ve been on or states you’ve traveled to. A great idea for this scrapbook theme is to include postcards from the towns, states or cities you’ve visited.
  10. Movie-Goers Scrapbook – Do you love going to movies? Save the ticket stubs, and display your movie watching ways in a scrapbook. Next to each stub you can rate the movie on a scale from 1 to 5. This rating system can come in handy a few years down the road when you can’t remember if the movie you’re about to buy was good or not

Use your imagination and see what kinds of scrapbook album themes you can think of. Make sure to let us know if you think of any good ones!

Cherish Recipes with a Scrapbook

It happens to all of us. We find this amazing recipe for peach cobbler or rice pudding and after we’re done making the delicious dessert, we shove the recipe in a book or a recipe box. Not only is the recipe written on a plain white index card, but the handwriting it’s written in looks like a 2-year-old wrote it. You should take pride in your great-great grandmother’s cheesecake recipe. Display it in a recipe scrapbook.

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How to Bake Make Your Scrapbook

With these steps you’ll be able to display your recipes in a unique craft that you can cherish and pass down to your children.

  1. First choose a scrapbook for your recipes. If you have a lot of recipes to add to your scrapbook, you may want to choose a Snapload scrapbook. Snapload scrapbooks have expandable bindings, allowing for unlimited refills.
  2. If you want, design and decorate the cover of your recipe scrapbook. You may want to write “Family Recipes” or simple “Recipes” on the cover. Think of creative ways to do this. If you want to leave it plain, that’s fine too.
  3. Next, make recipe divider category pages. You’ll need five basic dividers – appetizers, soups and salads, main dishes, sides and desserts.
  4. After you’re finished with the dividers, sort through all of the recipes you want to include in the scrapbook. Sort them into piles according to the dividers you made.
  5. Lastly, design and decorate the recipe pages. When you’re finished, insert everything into the scrapbook.
  6. Make recipes, and enjoy!

Just a few things to keep in mind:

  • Have a plan. Layout pages to prevent mistakes.
  • Be as creative as you want
  • Don’t rush, take your time.
  • Most important, enjoy yourself and have fun!

Happy scrapbooking from all of us here at MemoryScrapbooks.com!

Honor Servicemen and Women with American Flag Scrapbooks!

American Flag Scrapbook

As we said before, the July 4th holiday is a big thing for most of us and as we look for new ways to celebrate and honor the troops at home, there is something that you might not have tried yet: patriotic scrapbooking.

Great for giving to an member of the armed services as a gift or just for keeping together all of those July 4th memories, patriotic scrapbooks can be one way for you to celebrate Independence Day within your home. Simply gather up photos of July 4th picnics and fireworks, or keep it military themed with military scrapbook embellishments and snapshots from your time (or your loved one’s time) in the armed services. Either way, it’s a wonderful and moving tribute to our nation’s independence and it’s a good reminder for all of those who have contributed to our nation’s freedoms.

If you’re looking for a unique way to celebrate the 4th, consider making a patriotic scrapbook with an American flag scrapbook from our selection.

Pay Tribute and Save the Memories with a Patriotic Photo Box

Patriotic Photo Storage Box

With Independence Day just around the corner, many of us are thinking of ways to show patriotism right at home. Some of us hang flags out front. Others go to watch fireworks and participate in parades. The July 4th holiday is an important time for many of us, but there is something that you can do at home that you might not have thought about.

If you or a loved one has served in the military, it’s likely that he or she has lots of photos from the journey. Why not get all of those photos organized in a Patriotic Photo Storage Box from our selection. Made to be archival safe, our photo storage boxes are a great way for people to save those important photos without ever having to worry about discoloration or fading.

Able to keep your military photos organized, our Patriotic Photo Box is a great way for you to do something special to honor the men and women of the armed services right within your home. Stay tuned -we’ve got another great patriotic idea for you to try too!

Scrapbooking During the Shower

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Scrapbooking has quickly become a favorite pastime for many people. It’s a great, creative way to preserve and share some of your most treasured memories. Some scrapbook lovers have shared and passed on their love through hosting scrapbooking parties. One variation of a scrapbooking party is a scrapbooking baby shower.

Baby Scrapbook showers make a fun and unique party theme, and provide a personal gift for the mother-to-be and baby.

Instead of sending guests regular store bought invitations, make your own from scrapbook supplies. Use baby themed colors and supplies. Along with the information normally included on an invitation, explain that the theme of the party is scrapbooking, and that everyone should bring enough scrapbook supplies to make a two page layout to give to the expecting mother.

Unless you’re going to provide all of the supplies, you should also include a list of supplies to bring to the shower. Paper, cutouts, baby themed stickers are just a few examples of items you can list.

During the shower instead of playing the normal baby shower games, each party guest will design a two page layout for the mother-to-be’s scrapbook. This way after the baby is born she only has to paste the photos of her newborn bundle of joy into the already designed pages.

Scrapbooking baby showers are not only unique and fun, but they also give the new mother and baby a wonderful shower gift that will last a lifetime. To make your page more personal for mom and baby, write a personal message of congratulations or good luck on one or both of the pages you design.

For great baby scrapbook layout ideas, and to find scrapbook materials visit Memory Scrapbooks.

Summertime Scrapbooks Start with Scrapbook Kits

baby at the beach

Summertime is the perfect time for scrapbooking. There are vacations, backyard BBQs, weddings, graduations…there are just so many special moments that tend to happen during the warmer summer months. So, if you’ve been looking to scrapbook and haven’t figured out the perfect time to start – now is the time!

So where to begin?

Well, at MemoryScrapbooks.com, we’re the perfect place to start looking for summertime scrapbook supplies. From Pioneer scrapbooks to embellishments that make your pages shine, our selection of scrapbooking supplies is the first place to look when you want to start a summertime scrapbook of your own. Not sure what you need? The easiest way to get what you need is to start out with one of our scrapbooking kits.

Scrapbooking kits are perfect for putting together with the kids or on your own – whichever you’d rather. They include the scrapbook, paper, scissors, photo mounts, and other crafting supplies you need. All you need to do is sprinkle in some creativity and your favorite photos of summertime moments.

Make your first summer scrapbook and make the memories last with summertime scrapbooks and scrapbooking kits from MemoryScrapbooks.com.

Capture the Special Moment with a Prom Scrapbook

prom photo

Prom season is here and if you’re looking to attend a prom of your own (or if you have a daughter, friend, or sister who will be attending), it’s important to remember that this night is going to be unforgettable. The memories made, the dresses that were worn, the songs that played as you danced the night away are all very special. So, why not capture the memories within a treasured heirloom that can be enjoyed for many years to come?

At MemoryScrapbooks.com, we want to make prom night perfect for you, so we offer prom scrapbooks that are perfect for filling up with your favorite keepsakes and photos. Snapshots of prom night, ticket stubs, pressed flowers, your place card, or even that coat check ticket are just a few of the things that you can put into a prom scrapbook to make it feel special. Remember, prom is an amazing experience that should be remembered always. With a prom scrapbook, it’s easy to keep those memories alive and well preserved.

All of our prom photo albums and prom scrapbooks are made using archival-safe materials and can withstand the test of time without discoloring your photos. They are durable, flexible for expanding photo collections, and beautiful, so you know you’re getting the perfect album for treasuring your memories.

Get your prom photo album or scrapbook today at MemoryScrapbooks.com.

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Spring Clean Your Photo Collection

photo storage box

It’s that time of year again – spring cleaning time! If you’re bogged down with tons of scrapbooking supplies, photos, and crafting goodies, it’s time to get things under control and spruced up. After all, it’s a busy time of year and you can’t afford to not be organized! So, to help you along, MemoryScrapbooks.com has come up with a handy checklist of things that you can do to spring clean your photo collection, as well as your scrapbooking area. Ready? Let’s get started:

  • Go through all of your photos that aren’t in albums and look for any duplicates. Can they be tossed?
  • Check through envelopes of photos to see if there are any that were developed but didn’t come out right. Toss ‘em!
  • Next, review your scrapbooks and photo albums and see where you can add in some of those loose photos.
  • For the rest of the photos you can’t use, pack them away neatly in an album or a photo storage box.
  • Speaking of storage boxes, keep your scrapbooks and albums  stored on a shelf or in a box where they can be protected.
  • Then, head to your scrapbooking area. Gather up scraps and organize them neatly in envelopes, drawers, or bins.
  • Take your tools and give them a good dusting. Put them away neatly.
  • Clean off your work surface and give it all a good once over with a clean rag.

Now those are just a few things you can do to get started. How do you spring clean your scrapbooking supplies?

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Delight on Easter Morning with an Easter Scrapbook

Easter Scrapbook

Easter will be here before you know it and if you’re looking to put something special in your Easter baskets, why not give the gift of memory? Easter scrapbooks can be a fun and creative way for you to celebrate the holiday while giving your family members something different to enjoy. Sometimes, capturing those favorite Easter moments can be a lot sweeter than any Easter candy you’ll receive.

Great for filling up with photos from the annual Easter egg hunt, Easter morning, and Easter dinner with your family, our Easter scrapbooks can become an Easter tradition for your family. Just gift everyone with a scrapbook of their own and then spend some of the holiday taking time to make up pages, play with layouts, and scrapbook last year’s occasion (after all – you have to wait for those photos to get printed!).

If you want a different but fun way to celebrate Easter this year, let MemoryScrapbooks.com help with our selection of Easter scrapbooks and supplies. They’re sure to bring a smile this Easter holiday!

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