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Aug 25, 2010

PHOTO BOOK

My family rarely sees each other except at holidays and other special events, so photos and family stories are important to us.  That's why; I am creating scrapbooks with photos of my nieces, nephews and grandchildren.  I am pretty sure they would love the special pages filled with their photos and stories. 

 one of my grandchildren

Handmade scrapbooks are a very wonderful way to document family stories and all the colorful memorabilia that goes with them.  Scrapbooks are priceless records of my family's life. 

 handmade scrapbooking page of him

Now, I have a great idea to use the computer.  And I want to encourage others who want to create scrapbooks to use computer as their toolkit too.  Especially to those who don't have talent with scissors and papers.  Adding computing power to your scrapbooking toolkit enables you to create complex layouts faster and easier, re-size and copy photographs, and take advantage of an amazing collection of fonts to dress up your text.  Computers are so much more forgiving when you're trying to create a great design.  You can crop a photo, and then undo the crop if you don't like it, and try again.  You can move images and text around the page and then move them again if you change your mind- and you don't even have to worry about whether the glue has dried yet.  With just a few clicks, you can start building beautiful pages, or create sections of photo pages.

Digital scrapbook pages can be printed on any kind of photo paper so you won't have to worry about running out of that special handmade paper.  You can also design a photo book just like you design digital scrapbook pages.  A photo book can be so much more than just a photo album.  There are many different ways to create scrapbook pages and photo book on a computer and almost as many programs you can use to do so.  It could save both time and money.

7 comments:

nuts said...

photo paper? nice, this is a great especialy for one like me who always seem to run out of idea when it comes to scrapbooking.

dong ho said...

tiyaga mo talaga redlan. eh ako kahit magpapaprint ng mga pictures di ko nagagawa.

witsandnuts said...

Like Dom, ang dami ko ring pics for printing. But I am really interested to try digital scrapbooking. I hope to find the drive and time.

sheng said...

Galing mo naman red, i love the style, and the thought that goes with it, di ako matiyaga sa bagay na yan, besides, i rarely have time.

The Nomadic Pinoy said...

marami na ngang pwedeng gawin with photos using available software but it all boils down to having time to do it.

Allen said...

my ex-girlfriend gave me a scrapbook for our 1st anniversary. it contained some of the lousy photos i had ever taken and i left it in the phil kasi nahihiya akong ma-scan sa immigration. :)))))))

what??? may apo ka na???

national payday loan said...

its really great to keep a scrapbook