Smash books are perfect for the reject pile from scrapbooking. Then we would present them to the class briefly each day, so we could see how others synthesized and designed the same information in completely different ways. You can smashbook in things about your granddaughters as you want to. Hope your friend gets inspiried! I have a question about the tape. Everyone is entitled to like or dislike something.
If your order is placed after the 11 a. Now I have an idea of what to start with for my shopping list for her. And am lucky enough to still have it. Now… what if someone gave her a Smash Book? The scrapbooking aisles at local craft stores are a daunting world if you are unfamiliar… Smash Book is a great way to introduce someone to that world without scaring the crap out of them. Hope your friend likes her Smash book! Greeting cards from my grandparents, tickets, random photos, a newspaper article with my name it, you get the idea! Slap some tape in it! With that said, I could see incorporating some of the Smash bits and pieces onto a page about my teenagers. This will go on my list for my next vacation Vive la France! When I taught elementary school kids who would go on vacation while school was in session, I tried to get the student to do the same thing. Well, I must be quite a bit older than the folks who do the current blogging, especially about Smash books.
I won´t have one for myself, but as you say, Shimelle, it´s a great gift for a non-scrapper. Your suggestion of bringing all the supplies in a ziplock bag is perfect. Most of us like a pretty notebook in general, right? I have so much to put into them, why would i buy more faux stuff! When I came across this on here I figured I would get them so they were that expensive and I could probably use them on something else if they didn't fit. I like this idea ina small, portable notebook rather than our olden-days big scrapbooks, so I can add to it at any time. I used to have a scrapbook when I was little about 40 years ago , and I loved smashin in my tickets and serviettes from trips abroad. And yeah, it was 150 photos, between the pockets and cascading photo trick, I really jammed a lot in there.
However, this is great for day-to-day-artsy-fartsy-diary-and-memory-keeping. Embrace the coffee stains, kiddo fingerprints, ripped corners — these are all part of the character of your SmashBook! Smash is totally up my alley, I have been smashing through my teen years and now that I am trying to keep School year books for the kids this is a perfect way for me to keep the memory for them without the frustration and guilt that come from not being able to create beautiful Scrapbook art. I am in love with all the cute papers and now I find myself learning about copic pens, embellishments, and papers. Textile can be used in comments. And the more I read, the more one very firm belief formed in my mind that I just had to put into words and share with you. It's nice to have the things all together.
I wanted to be a biologist at the time but ended with a degree in library science. Credit: Nintendo Super Smash Bros. I found that while I was traveling, the tape was pretty darn handy. Credit: Battle Beaver Customs While it's strongly recommended that a GameCube controller be used for Smash, there are other input options that will get the job done. I saw the original smash book in my fav scrapbooking store but your book is so much cuter. I have gotten so many compliments from people. We are planning a trip to Turkey in the fall and I was considering taking a Smash book as journal for the trip.
Your musings, your goals, your milestones, your visions, your dreams, your project ideas, and even the holiday seasons. Smash Books Vs Scrapbooks While scrapbooking would take more planning and a more organized effort, smashing seems pretty random and probably takes lesser time to be done. The trim was scraps from a previous project. There are a variety of accessories, like paperclips and stickers, that can be added to the books. I loved this Smash Pad and I used it quite a bit. Not sure if I would use one regularly, but it would make a nice travel journal. That said, I like the idea of Smash Book and I keep playing with whether or not I want to purchase one.
I never understood the plethora of fake tickets and items for scrap books! How to Make a Smashbook? Each page is a different pattern. Before you jump into Ultimate, make sure you have these accessories ready to up your game. Whichever way you choose to do it, more importantly, let it be a way that let you feel joy in creating, be it scrapbooking or smashbooking. Working on a 12 × 12 scrapbook for me is an event. I have done chronological scrapbooks for my granddaughters since they were born up to age 10 and 12. Then you can slip the page or photo over the spiral binding. My mouth is watering right now.
Glue in more pages along the edge of the orignal pages. Though I did not capture all the students in this photo, the class includes 13 students. I remember doing this kind of scrapbooking when I was a teenager- part diary, part scrapbook, all mish-moshed in there together! Tools, cutting plotters, foil, gorgeous scrapbooking papers and anything else you can imagine. Try scrapbooking only memories or events that you feel like scrapbooking about, and leaving the rest to be relived through photos. During the vacation, whenever I accumulated ticket stubs, brochures or receipts, I would stuff them into the zip-lock in my bag, and every evening when the day was winding down I would take a few minutes to add those items to the book. Today I came across smash booking. I will be printing this blog article and adding it to her gift.
Black ink that doesn't bleed through to the back of a regular piece of paper is important, but having it archival-quality is also a great benefit to this pen as well. Then they arrived and the discussions jumped to a what everyone bought and b when would more be in stock since it seemed to sell out pretty much everywhere pretty quickly. I had lots of extra scrapbook paper since going digi, lots of random bits and pieces of office supplies, and loads of ephemera. My friends only scrapbook once and awhile but they do travel, and thought this a perfect gift. Your supplies can be as simple as glue or tape and a black pen or marker. Most scrapbooking supplies now are fairly safe in that regard, but I would still be careful with irreplaceable photos and documents. I actually bought the Tasty Folio on clearance at Michaels 2 actually and bought this from amazon so I could use the accessories.