Tag Archives: Scrapbook Norms

Scrapbooking is Relaxing and Fun (Purpose of Scrapbooking)

Each Wednesday, I write a post that is from my dissertation. Last week, I introduced a few purposes of scrapbooking. It should come as no surprise that all of my respondents talked about how they found scrapbooking to be relaxing, … Continue reading

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Scrapbooking Has No Rules. Yes, But Scrapbooking Does Have Norms.

Each Wednesday, I write a post that is from my dissertation. Over the last few Wednesdays, I have shared with you several sources of scrapbooking norms (e.g., scrapbooking celebrities, friends and family, industry workers). Today, I begin a discussion of … Continue reading

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My Friend Introduced Me to the Hobby

Each Wednesday, I write a post that is from my dissertation. Thus far, I have discussed how scrapbooking norms are influenced by the scrapbooking industry, but the reality is that most of my respondents rarely learn about scrapbooking purely from … Continue reading

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The Story = Photographs + Words

One of the “rules” of scrapbooking is that you should journal on your scrapbook pages. The journaling is what makes it a scrapbook page. In the words of one of my respondents from my dissertation, “without the words, it’s just … Continue reading

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I Scrap Alone

Last Wednesday, I finished up talking about the methods I used in my dissertation. Today, I am going to start talking about my findings. I Scrap Alone Scrapbookers rarely acknowledge the help they receive with their scrapbooking. I’m guilty of … Continue reading

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