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Scrapbooks Lie

This entry is part 3 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives Results

This entry is part 3 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives ResultsEach Wednesday, I write a post from my dissertation. Scrapbooks contain narratives about the past. These narratives to some extent “must be fictionalized in order for us to … Continue reading

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Give Your Camera to Your Kids

Scrapbookers often include other people’s words in their scrapbooks. If you are also a mom, for instance, you are probably writing down all the cute things your kid says. Do you ever include their photos that they took? I bought … Continue reading

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How to Decide Which Photos to Include on a Layout

A few weeks ago, I asked my facebook fans what sorts of topics they would like to read about and one fan wanted to learn more about how to select photos for a scrapbook page. I start by taking a … Continue reading

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Scrapbook Traditions

“One More Christmas” Almost anyone who scrapbooks for any length of time, comes to the conclusion that they just can not scrapbook “one more Christmas” or “one more birthday.” The claim is that chronological scrapbookers have this problem. Therefore, you … Continue reading

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Scrapbook Manufacturers Reflect a Traditional America

Each Wednesday, I write a post that is from my dissertation. Last week, I told you about how industry workers are a source of scrapbook norms. Scrapbook manufacturers are a type of industry worker, but are different in that they … Continue reading

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Mark Zuckerberg is a Scrapbooker

Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of facebook is not a scrapbooker at all. Or is he? I picked up Time’s Person of the Year issue because I love year-end lists and recaps like this issue. I was skeptical about their choice … Continue reading

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Real Simple Lessons for Scrapbookers

In the December 2010 issue of Real Simple, they have an article called “5 Things to Save for Your Kids.” I though the article is very applicable to scrapbookers with or without kids. Please visit the link to the article … Continue reading

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Scrapworthy Clutter

As scrapbookers, we tend towards the sentimental. A few months ago, Unclutterer posted about sentimental clutter. How do you decide which sentimental items are scrapworthy and which are trashworthy? Some of the items mentioned in the Unclutterer post (e.g., friendship … Continue reading

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The Everyday is Scrapworthy

Many people begin scrapbooking to document life changing events in their life (e.g., marriage, birth of a child, retirement, death of a loved one, wedding anniversary, an important trip). Some of these people become scrapbookers and some of these people … Continue reading

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Hoarding?

Erin Doland of Unclutterer had an interesting post raising the question about whether people preserve for posterity or are hoarding. Where does scrapbooking fit into this? I like to believe I am scrapbooking for posterity and am not hoarding, but … Continue reading

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