Category Archives: Scrapbooking Norms

What Level of Scrapbooker are You?

This entry is part 21 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives Results

This entry is part 21 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives ResultsEach Wednesday, I write a post from my dissertation. The beginning scrapbooker is just that, someone who has recently become a scrapbooker or who has never scrapbooked before … Continue reading

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How Did You Learn about Scrapbooking?

This entry is part 20 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives Results

This entry is part 20 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives ResultsEach Wednesday, I write a post from my dissertation. Some people become scrapbookers because they are already doing related activities. For example Latter-day Saints (LDS) keep journals as … Continue reading

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The Myth of the Guilty Scrapbooker

This entry is part 18 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives Results

This entry is part 18 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives ResultsEach Wednesday, I write a post from my dissertation. Industry workers work to convince others that scrapbooking has value and is a fun hobby to do in order … Continue reading

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Not All People who Scrapbook are Scrapbookers

This entry is part 19 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives Results

This entry is part 19 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives ResultsEach Wednesday, I write a post from my dissertation. Though scrapbooking structures many scrapbooker’s lives, it does not structure the lives of all people who scrapbook. Most of … Continue reading

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Mental Checklists and Scrapworthy Things

This entry is part 17 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives Results

This entry is part 17 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives ResultsEach Wednesday, I write a post based on my study on scrapbookers. As a person becomes a scrapbooker, they have a tendency to begin keeping their camera with … Continue reading

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Becoming a Scrapbooker

This entry is part 15 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives Results

This entry is part 15 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives ResultsEach Wednesday, I write a post the comes from my study about scrapbooking. Ultimately, once someone becomes a scrapbooker, they begin viewing the world through the eyes of … Continue reading

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A Collection of Posts on Scrapbooking Norms

This entry is part 16 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives Results

This entry is part 16 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives ResultsOver the past few weeks, I’ve discussed the sources of scrapbooking norms, including the internet, idea books and magazines, scrapbooking celebrities, television shows, classes, industry workers, manufacturers, and … Continue reading

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Do You Scraplift?

This entry is part 13 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives Results

This entry is part 13 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives ResultsEach Wednesday, I write a post from my dissertation. In academia, to copy another person’s words directly or to take another person’s idea and fail to attribute it … Continue reading

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Being Caught Up is Overrated

Occasionally, I’ll hear scrappy friends declare they are caught up on their scrapbooking. I have no interest in being caught up. If I am caught up, then I have nothing to scrapbook. The idea of that depresses me. I think … Continue reading

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Stigmatized Scrapbookers

This entry is part 10 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives Results

This entry is part 10 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives ResultsEach Wednesday, I write a post from my dissertation. Not only do handcrafters hide their “stash,” but Stalp (2006a; 2006b) finds that quilters hide their identity as quilter … Continue reading

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