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Scrapbook Organization Roundup

Over the past few weeks, I’ve covered some of the ways in which my respondents organize their scrapbooks. In case you missed any of the posts, here they are: I Scrapbook Chronologically. How is Time Measured? The First Year Child-Prompted … Continue reading

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Education-Themed Scrapbooks

One thematic trend that was somewhat surprising to me when I encountered it was education-themed scrapbooks. I think it surprised me because this style of scrapbooking is not heavily promoted by the industry aside from the production of school-themed product. … Continue reading

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Birthday. Easter. Graduation. Christmas. Repeat.

A common mantra among scrapbookers that persist with the hobby is that event-based scrapbooking grows tiresome, hence the rise of everyday scrapbooking. In a chronological event-based scrapbook, the album may move from event to event. For example, the album may … Continue reading

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Scrapbooks of Progress

Albums are most often organized chronologically because they tell a coherent story this way. First this happened and then that happened. The story makes more sense when it is based in time. Chronological organization is easy to think. The decision … Continue reading

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Inspiration Rather than Time

There is a thought community within the scrapbooking community that emphasizes themes and inspiration rather than time as the basis of organization. Big Picture Scrapbooking is an online education program (Julian and Rehn 2009) devoted to “giving permission” to people … Continue reading

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Time Order on Layouts

As I’ve mentioned previously, just because an album may be organized chronologically does not mean it was scrapbooked chronologically. It is far more common for a person to scrapbook whatever they want and then organize the pages chronologically for the … Continue reading

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Child-Prompted Scrapbooking

Last week, I talked about scrapbooking first years. First years are intriguing because the moment when a first year begins varies. For example, albums about a child’s first year typically begin either with a sonogram photograph or photographs when the … Continue reading

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The First Year

Some scrapbookers focus on scrapbooking the first year, especially the first year of a child’s life. Perhaps this is a holdover from the days of store-bought baby books? Regardless, the first year of a child’s life seems to be more … Continue reading

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How is Time Measured?

Last week, we explored what it means to scrapbook chronologically. But, what do we mean by chronological? What is the unit of time? How is time measured? While people were making day in the life layouts, when I conducted my … Continue reading

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