Celebrating the Story with Scrapbooking

Jennifer Wilson

I’m your guide here at Simple Scrapper. Our community helps people find what fills you up and fits your life in memory keeping.

October 25, 2013

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As part of the Week of Story, I’m sharing three essential values I hold for storytelling through photos, words, and art.

Scrapbooking is the marriage of words and photos with art. The art provides a wrapper, a context, a home for the story you want to tell. While the most simple albums with words and photos tell stories quite nicely, the products we use can bring a story to life and illustrate the message visually. Plus, it’s a lot of fun.

Jennifer’s Essential Value #3

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There is only so much time. Every chance you have to scrapbook is an opportunity to make it count – to learn something new, to explore your creative boundaries, to tell a story from the depths of your heart. While every page won’t satisfy all these needs, each layout gives you a chance to go “all-in”. When you hold back out of fear or put off creating, you miss out on all the good that comes from embracing vulnerability and sharing yourself in a piece of art.

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