Scrapbooking is an art that involves creating and storing all past memories of family together in a well organized manner in a book. Essential materials needed include-Adhesives, books, binders, stickers, videos, photos just to mention but a few. While creating scrapbook templates, including the names, dates and places are very important since it helps third party viewers to understand them better. In order to decorate the book further, you can use some embellishments such as ribbons, colors, eyelets, beads, wires among others.
You can benefit a lot from scrapbooking. First, it helps you keep a record of events for people in the past which helps them remember some special occasions. It also allows you to put these memories in a cohesive and self explanatory manner.
People have different ways of choosing scrapbook templates, hence there is no strict rules to be followed while creating one.
Once you have all your material ready and you have chosen your scrapbook templates, you are now ready to get to work! But before you do, there are some recommended tips for proper clothing to wear while scrapbooking.
Scrapbooking coat or apron
Coats and aprons are essential for especially when using materials such as paint, colors, sharp blades, stamp ink and powder. You can get your children the coats as well if at all they are assisting with the work. Your coat and aprons will prevent you from ink spills or generally getting your clothes stained in the process.
A scrapbooker needs to have gloves since they will be using all sorts of embellishments. While decorating with items such as glue, gloves come in handy. Imagine how irritating glue can be when stuck on your hands or even spilling on your clothing.
A waist bag should be on your checklist as one of the proper clothing to wear while scrapbooking. These bags are usually small in size and have straps that are wrapped around the waist and tied at the back. They are useful especially in keeping working tools such as drawing materials, scissors, stamps, stickers. This way, you reduce chances of losing your working tools in the process.
Generally, while dressing, comfort should be your main objective. You need to dress in clothing that makes you feel comfortable and also eases your movement. For instance, for ladies, putting on long skirts and dresses may not be a good option since they may limit your movement. But this does not mean that am suggesting short clothing either. Clothing such as vests, shorts, trousers, t-shirts could be worn during summer because they are more comfortable.