Ink . Stamp. Share ScrapBook Blog Hop ~ August

Welcome to the  Ink & Share Scrapbook blog hop,  we are  group of international Stampin UP! demonstrators sharing our ideas and creativity with you.

You will have either arrived from Gez’s post or starting here ~ either way WELCOME.  This month are theme is MONOCHROMATIC

Like the last couple of months I have chosen to use a 8 x 6 page, I really enjoyed making that size, sometimes a 12 x 12 page can be a little overwhelming so this size makes a great alternative…………………… plus I was able to use the Basic Black 6 x 8 Album with the coordinating Photo Pocket Pages again.

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Memory Keeping or Scrapbooking ~ Stampin’ UP!

Traditional scrap-booking is something I have loved to do over the last 8 – 9 years, more or less since we became grandparents really.  Building up the 12 x 12 pages, adding photos and other memory pieces, but it can take a bit of time to build a page or two.

Memory keeping allows you to build up your album a lot quicker – I have been working thru doing ‘something’ with our wedding photos for several years, with Memories and More I was able to build up about 6 double page 12 x 12 spreads in about 3 hours!

Is it scrapbooking or memory keeping?  ~ does it really matter? – lets get those pictures off our phones and into something more permanent and fun to look at! Continue reading