5 Free Scrapbooking Tutorials


Saving pieces of our lives is what scrapbooking is all about. Photos that can be preserved for generations. Photos are easier to come by today and nobody really prints out photos anymore. But it’s better if you record the memories of this stream of photos meaningfully. That’s why there are some people who are still making scrapbooks! Here are some ideas to for you!

1. Scrap’Books’! A Tutorial

Scrap’Books’! A Tutorial

You’ll Need:

4 legal size inter-office envelopes
8 – 12×12 scrapbook sheets of paper – each different – different patterns but matching colours
3 feet of some type of string to tie it together – twine, leather, yarn
paper cutter or scissors
hole puncher
4 brads
fabric hockey tape (beige)


2. Graphic 45 Good Ol’ Sport Mini Album Tutorial

Graphic 45 Good Ol' Sport Mini Album Tutorial

You’ll Need:

WorldWin Papers:
Heavy Weight Chipboard
Smooth Black, Natural
ColorMates Heritage Black

Graphic 45 papers:
Good Ol’ Sport – one 12 x 12 pad
Typography – Journey, Create
Times Nouveau – Wallflower, Hip to the Jive, Glad Rags
A Proper Gentleman – Cultured Reserve, Sporting Aristocrat, Dressed to the Nines, The Sophisticate, Man About Town, On the Boulevard, Borders and Tags
An ABC Primer – Calico Kids
Halloween in Wonderland – You’re Late
Steampunk Debutante – Eclectic Emporium

Ribbon, Lace, Twine: Really Reasonable Ribbon
Embellishments: button, binder clip, ribbon slide, bottle cap, brads, photo turn
Circle punches: Stampin’ Up
Die cut templates: My Favorite Things (gift card pocket), Tim Holtz (bracket edger), Spellbinders (Labels Thirty-One)
Stamps: Hampton Art/Echo Park All About a Boy, various ticket stamps (Autumn Leaves, Unity)
Tags and ephemera
Journaling cards: Project Life
Adhesive: Scotch 3M ATG tape; Aleene’s Tacky Glue; Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L 3D Foam Squares; Scor-tape


3. SOC Back To School Waterfall Folio Creative Team Post


You’ll Need:

3 pieces of chipboard
Two pieces cut at 4 1/2 x 8 1/2 for the front and back cover
one piece cut at 3/4 x 8 1/2 inches for the spine
a piece of patterned card stock and cut at 10 1/2 x 12 inches


4. Star book Tutorial

Star book Tutorial

You’ll Need:

2 pieces of sturdy matboard: 4 1/2″ x 6″
2 pieces of cover paper for matboard cover: 6″ x 7 1/2″
Black pages, 7 pieces cardstock: 4 1/2″ x 12″
Small red filler pages: 14 pieces of cardstock: 4 1/2″ x 2 1/2″
Red pages, 7 pieces of cardstock: 4 1/2″ x 9″
Cream pages, 7 pieces of cardstock: 6 1/2″ x 8″
Beads for spine decoration (optional)
2 yards waxed linen thread
At least 2 feet of ribbon for closure
PVA glue
Glue Stick
Double Sided Tape
Tracing paper


5. Create Your Own 8×8 Scrapbook Album!

Create Your Own 8x8 Scrapbook Album!

You’ll Need:

Authentique- Hope collection: 12 x 12 inch papers, 8x 8 bundle, statements stickers, element stickers
chipboard (about 9 inch x 9 7/8 inches, and four pieces that are 6/8 x 9 inch)
two pieces of paper 12 x 10 5/8 inches in size
Glue or tape
bone folder
tissue or washi tape
piece of patterned paper


How do you make and keep family memories?

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