Craft corner: scrapbooking

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Chipboard elements can be customized to match your layout by applying ink, stamping directly on them, layering them, or even adding metal accents to them.

Choosing a font that coordinates with the style of your pages is an easy way to give flow to your layout.

Make sure you put a date on everything. In twenty years (or less!), you will probably forget what date this was from.

Using natural hemp tied around embellishments gives it a unique look.

You can buy fun paper in matching sets or try to match them yourself. There are color wheels that help you match papers.

Adding a little color is a great way to make important words stand out. And it allows you put emphasis on specific words while making the page more colorful.

A mothers hand journaling gives your children a sense of security and roots. Children can pick out their mothers writing among 100's of handwriting samples.

Using different sizes of pictures is super fun. It allows you to use more of those great shots of the kids.

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