What will you need to make a basic scrapbook?


  • Cardstocks
    • Solid-colored plain or textured and acid-free papers will be best. Cardstocks are used as background papers and as photo mats.
  • Patterned Papers
    • Acid-free papers with designs or prints will work best. Papers can be used as photo mats, background papers, embellishments. etc.
  • Scissors -

There are a lot of different types that have designs in them to make your pictures or mattes

have shapes, but also have a normal pair as well.

  • Adhesives
    • Acid-free glue. Liquid glue, glue-dots and glue-tapes will probably work best.
  • Journaling Pen
    • Pens used on your scrapbook layouts should be pigment ink, acid-free, waterproof, fade proof and non-bleeding.
  • Scrapbook Album
  • Embellishments
    • Embellishments are the best way to customize and personalize your scrapbook. You can use anything from buttons, ribbons, eyelets, stamps to origami, rub-ons, and stickers.