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Travel Scrapbooking Tip: Options for stamping

Save space while you’re traveling — don’t bother taking your acrylic block for stamping. Clear acrylic stamps will stick to the glass front of your smartphone, and you can simply use that while you are on the road. Obviously this is not a long-term advisable solution, and you want to make sure you keep your screen cleaned afterwards, but this …

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Inspiration: Travel Scrapbooking from around the world

Geralyn (project above) is one of my new favorite scrapbookers! She recently posted about her Taiwan minibook (6×8): The number of travel minis I want to make is getting a bit out of hand, so I decided to start with my most recent trip for my latest mini-book project. Thanks to a photo print sale at Costco, I got all …

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Travel Scrapbooking Tip

Don’t forget to take a photo of whatever you are reading on your trip. Maybe it is a few glamour magazines, or a history book of the region, or the big beach read of the summer. It’s a lovely little time capsule into your life at that moment.

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Travel Scrapbooking Tip

When you travel some where with a lot of history, pull journaling directly from Wikipedia. Admittedly, Wikipedia isn’t all 100% correct but for things like castles, cities and other general history it is a great resource. Depending on where it is, I usually only need the general paragraph or 2 at the beginning of a Wikipedia page. I like my …

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Resource: 27 Travel Journal Writing Prompts

While a trip is still fresh in your mind, it may seem silly to record the details but it won’t be long before the details are forgotten. Relive your trip for many years by using these writing prompts to help you record those details: Write about your anticipation. What are you looking forward to most and least, before you go. …

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Inspiration: Travel Scrapbooking from around the world

Rukristin papercrafts (image above) wrote a great roundup post about her mini albums. “But I think the most natural way to tell our story is through the places we’ve gone together and the trips that always seem to take our relationship to the next level — however invisible that level may be at the time.” Click here to read the …

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Minibook: Big Bear Weekend

Andrew and I had just a short weekend off together so we didn’t go very far! I am so excited to share with you my Big Bear minibook! It is 4×6 …. and *nearly* every page is a photo. With some hand-written journaling periodically throughout. It’s really just a stack of photos bound with rings. The front cover is repurposed …

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Photo Album: Alaska Cruise

I love Blurb. Not only have I ordered 4 books from them in the last 6 months, but I’m also an affiliate I love them so much. It’s long-ish (over 8 minutes), but you’ll see the finished, printed copy of my Blurb book chronicling my Alaska vacation from last summer. The highlights of the video: I love the image wrap …

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Travel Scrapbooking Tip

Easy tip for journaling: Write directly on your images In this photo I’m just using a fine-tip Sharpie marker. Wait about 30 seconds or so just to make sure the ink has dried, but otherwise it’s really easy. Note: I don’t think these pens are acid-free, but I have these images backed up in 3 other places, so I’m not …

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