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What is Scrapbooking?

Many people think that scrapbooking is about sticking a photo onto a pretty piece of paper and making sure it matches the colours.


Scrapbooking is  about challenges and techniques….

This is the 2015 list that I gave all the scrapbookers at the start of the year

Month Theme Predominant Colours Textures /shape/etc. Skills Extras
January Free choice
February Love Red/silver Smooth/silky Stamped image Buttons
February Food White/blue Torn/distressed paper Heat emboss. Ribbons
March Music Green Free choice Masks Lace(fabric or paper)
March Time Blue/white/


Circles Dry emboss Metallic element
April Sunshine Orange /blue Shiny Die cuts Pleating
April Showers Silver Smooth Distress ink Acetate
May Flowers White Bows Layering Tissue
May Weddings Any Ovals Heat emboss Buttons
June Babies Yellow Squares Stamped image Lace
June Birthdays Reds Rectangles Shiny /stickles/

Glitter etc.

July Water Greens/blues Free choice Foils /foil Acetate
July Sails White/blues 3D Ink blending Fabric
August Flying Greys Found items /

Anything goes

Masks/stencils String/threads
August Holidays Free choice Rough Heat emboss Brads/buttons


Not very clear in this post,but  you can see the challenges and techniques have ranged from stamped images/heat embossing and ink blending to using acetate, torn paper and pleating skills.


As an example, this is Marjories page for August, she has followed the challenge and used the techniques asked for….




This is the March page from Jennie where she has followed the challenge and techniques asked for…






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