Scrapbooking with Stamps – Part 1

If you’ve been visiting my blog for any length of time, you likely now that I was originally a scrapbooker. Making cards and 3-D items is totally a “new” past time for me. Twelve years ago I officially caught the scrapbooking bug. Technically I started long before that by putting my photos in those (horrible) magnetic albums, perfectly captioned with clippings from my favorite magazines. But it was about a decade ago when I really started scrapbooking in the traditional way we all think about it today. When I first signed up as a Stampin’ Up demonstrator, I was so excited at the opportunity to include stamping in my scrapbooking. Since becoming such a compulsive card maker, my scrapbooking has sort of dwindled to nearly non-existent recently. So in an effort to get some pages done and show you the benefit of using stamps in your scrapbooks, I’m starting this 8-part series on scrapbooking with stamps. In it we’ll “talk” about eight great ways to use stamps in your scrapbooking. Up first is using stamps as backgrounds on your pages. For this “Daddy’s Girl” page of my niece and her Dad, I used the Hello Doily background stamp (how appropriate,

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