How To Craft A Lively Scrapbook
How to Craft a Lively Scrapbook
Crafting a lively scrapbook is a fun task, and can be accomplished with
minimal supplies and cash. Scrapbooks are a storybook combined with
pictures, embellishments, documents, and more. Each step you take to
living up your scrapbook will tell an amazing story to the audience
enjoying your creation. The photos say a thousand words alone, yet if
you add background, stationary, patterns, lettering, titles, captions,
stickers, etc, you can living it up even more to present an outstanding
Penmanship is important. If you need help with penmanship, you may want
to create your own letters from scraps, such as patterns or stationary.
When you create a scrapbook, you want compelling messages, lettering,
journals, pictures, and more. You will need a genealogy to start
telling the story of your family and their history. Next, you will need
pens, paper, letterheads, stickers, etc, to finish your story. You will
find archival pens in a variety of styles, colors, etc.
Pens available to create lively scrapbooks include permanent
markers/pens, waterproof, non-toxic, fade-resistance, non-bleeding,
quick dry, and pigment ink. Black, felt-tip pens are great also, yet
you want to be careful not to apply too much pressure when writing. You
want to avoid the acid-based pens, markers, etc. Search for the CK OK
and P.A.T. approved pens in the craft stores.
How choose pens for writing lettering and journals:
If you choose, the felt-pens make sure that you understand the point
size. The sizes range from .005 to .08-mm, depending on the style.
If you want to invent a fancy scrapbook check out the line of
inscription pens. The pens are designed to handle captions, titles,
etc. The pen tips have broad, flat tips and when used at a “45-degree”
slant you can create beautiful letters. Practice first before using the
pen if you are not use to calligraphy styles.
When creating borders, captions, or titles for your scrapbook you can
use the Zig writers also. The pens were designed by expert crafters, or
manufacturers that specialize in scrap booking. You will find the “Zig
Memory” Systems, etc. “EK Success” is the creators of these pens, which
include the Zig Writers, Calligraphy, scroll tips, fine tips, dense
markers, brush pens, and the bullet pens. You have a selection of
colors to choose from.
Additional pens include the chisel, colored pens, pencils, and the
goof-proof rollers, which are gel based. Chisel comes in a variety of
sizes, colors, etc, and will offer you versatile lettering. Scroll is
designed to the handle sophisticated letters. The pen is called “Scroll
and Brush. If you are familiar with computer fonts, perhaps the closest
font to the scroll pens is the CASTELLAR font.
In addition to pens, you can purchase the craft paint pens. You will
find a variety of colors and pen-tip sizes are craft stores, online,
stationary stores, and more. The gel-based pens are similar to paint
pens. In the line of pens, you will find lightning, milky, and more.
The pens are ideal for writing journals.
Color pens enable you to color in areas of your scrapbook to produce a
nice looking design. You can use the color pens also to draw your own
pictures and more. Colored pencils are ideal for designing titles,
lettering, captions, etc. The pencils come in a variety of colors. Some
of the popular craft brands include Berol Prsima, and the Zig brands.
TIP: When using paint pens make sure that you apply adequate pressure
without over doing it. To create letters, i.e. fancy letters large or
small use the double “fine n’ chisels.
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