Make Scrapbooks without a Fuss–Buy Wholesale Scrapbooking Supplies
Buying affordable scrapbooking supplies wholesale may seem too much, but for scrapbook enthusiasts, having enough materials is important. If you want to seriously get into scrapbooking, you should think about buying supplies in bulk, as well. Now, you might be wondering, why is scrapbooking so popular that it requires that much dedication? Dianne Woodward recently wrote an article about a scrapbook exhibit for AnOther Magazine and touched on the craft’s popularity:
On the enduring, and universal appeal of the scrapbook, [Matt] Williams says, "Everyone at some point in their lives has made a scrapbook, or at least most people have. There’s a very democratic element to the art of scrapbooking because there are no rules as such and they can be developed in a very intuitive manner. It's just very much about collecting the ephemeral material that’s around you on a daily basis that sparks an interest. It’s a very generous medium, because of this lack of parameters, and it can be very playful for those engaging with the process."
This creative spirit makes a scrapbook such a flexible medium, with creations that can be as simple or as elaborate as their makers want them to be. If you’re interested in getting into the hobby, you can start with a simple scrapbook to see whether it’s to your liking or not.
Plan Your Scrapbook
Before you start pasting photos up, you’ll need to do some preparation and planning. You can start by buying excellent wholesale scrapbooking supplies from trusted online retailers like AllScrapbookSteals.com. The basic materials you’ll need are albums, sheet protectors, adhesive, paper, embellishments, and the pictures or knick-knacks you’ll want to put in.
Next, you’ll need to organize a little. Decide on a title, intro, and a table of contents for your scrapbook. This lets you identify what you’ll put in it and where exactly.
This is the stage where you let your creative juices flow. Choose a color scheme for your scrapbook. Deciding on a single or a pair of colors gives it a coherent visual design. Start drawing up a layout for how you want to paste your pictures, too; don’t just settle for a boring center setting. Be creative and place them in unique angles or arrangement.
Add Some Decoration
Additional elements like stickers and ribbons can enhance your layouts. Consider arranging or setting up the embellishments during the designing phase. This will make it easier to see whether your chosen decorative elements or accessories work or not. When all the planning and designing are done, grab your scissors and glue to put together your first scrapbook.
(Source: Paperwork: A Brief History of Artists' Scrapbooks, AnOther, April 2, 2014)