Journaling Scrapbooking Ideas

Journaling scrapbooking ideas, should inspire you in adding comments and notes to each page of the scrapbook so that everyone will know what each picture or item means and why you have included it.

Journaling scrapbooking ideas simply means the art of documentation, writing notes and comments on your own scrapbook. Handwritten notes add an additional personal touch. The type of pen you use for this could really bring each picture to life.

You can write the words you need next to or under the photo, you can also space the words so that it fits around the photo in a shape that fits the shape.

For example, a picture of someone blowing up a balloon for a party could have the words written in the shape of a balloon or a photo of a child flying a kite for the first time could have the photo cut in the shape of a kite and the words written along the sides.

If you are not comfortable with your own handwriting for journaling scrapbooking ideas, you can print up the words you need on your computer, print them off and then cut them out to arrange them in different ways on the page, or nowadays you can easily get different types of fonts for your digital scrapbook 

For other scrapbooking ideas and themes, you can also cut words from newspapers and magazines in various sizes and arrange them on the page to give you an uneven design for the title of each page.

If you have difficulty coming up with the words you need for your journaling scrapbooking ideas, you can consider using the:

The Five W’s of Journaling Scrapbooking Ideas

You can use the Five W’s of journaling scrapbooking ideas to start journaling. Just think about the answers to the five questions below, about each item you have in the scrapbook..

  • Who?
  • What?
  • When?
  • Where?
  • Why?

When you write the answers in a sentence, you have everything you need to tell the details of the picture.

You can have the information listed as bulleted points or this may even spur a little memory so that you can write a little story about the event in the photo.

Simple ideas and tips:

Indicate the date the photo was taken, the names of the people in the photo and what was happening.

You can also add adjectives to describe how you or the person in the photo was feeling at the time.

Memory Prodding. Think about the reason this picture was taken, where and when it was taken and how you were feeling at the time. Was there any funny incident related to this photo.

Future needs: When you are wondering what journaling scrapbooking ideas to use for photos or other items you have in the scrapbook, think about what someone else might want to know about this photo or include some words that would revive your memories of the event years from now.

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Remember scrapbooking ideas is limited only to your own imagination. We are all unique and have different lives, careers, hobbies, experiences etc from others.

Capitalize on your uniqueness and turn it into your own unique scrapbooking pages.

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