Use Newspaper Clippings, Graphics, Kids Art, and Clipart to
Enhance Your Scrapbook
A popular addition to scrapbook pages is newspaper clippings.
Newspaper clippings of birth announcements, team photographs, or
favorite celebrities add a personal touch to scrapbook pages.
Newspaper contains about 4% lignin. Therefore, yellowing and
brittleness of the newspaper paper will eventually occur.
However, since the percentage of lignin is low, newspaper will
preserve for many years before this deterioration process begins
to occur. To further slow this process, use Mylar or page
protectors to protect the newspaper from the outside
Various graphics and clip art are available on the Internet.
Many of these items can be downloaded or printed for free.
Downloading and printing images is a good way to find pictures or
photographs of your child's favorite television character or band
for a unique personalized touch. Print these graphics or clipart
directly onto lignin-free and acid-free paper.
Kids bring home the greatest creations of macaroni, glitter,
and finger paint. Unfortunately, the macaroni bits and glitter is
soon all over the floor or eaten by the dog.
To save these creations, without the macaroni and glitter
mess, simply scan and print your child's creations for use in
your next scrapbook.
Kid's art is great for use for kid's rooms, grandparent
scrapbooks, and kid's scrapbooks. These pictures can be used as
backgrounds, as focus items, or as embellishments.
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their most cherished memories via the art of scrapbooking.
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