Scrapbook Journal Approaches

Here are some fun and creative way to add journaling to your scrapbook layouts. As always, I would love to see your ideas as well. Feel free to comment with a link to your Blog or Layout gallery! Click on any of the pictures to enlarge them.

1. Use your favorite quotes or scriptures to capture your emotions.

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2. Use your journaling as one of the main focal points of your layout by placing matching embellishments around it.

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3. Use borders as extra spots for journaling.

IMG_4872_2.jpg-500x4004. Use patterned paper with words on it as your background paper and keep journaling to a minimum by including titles only.

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5. Use definitions of words to explain the meaning of the layout.IMG_2784

6. Make lists

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7. Use your own words as the background and write on lined paper to keep it neat. This really worked out for the following layouts because one was for a school event and the other looked like a letter!  IMG_2206.JPG-500x400

 

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8. Scrapbook a calendar to display a series of events at once.

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9. Split your journaling up to describe multiple events, topics, etc.DSC07189.JPG-210x150

10. Journal on your embellishments

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11. Allow memorabilia such as tickets or invitations to do the journaling for you.

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12. Journal on tags that can be hidden in pockets on the layout. This is great for special events that you want to scrapbook and not necessarily share.

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13. Journal on post it notesIMG_2204.JPG-500x400

14. Journal right on the picture using photo markers or by editing the photo before you print it.

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