An Insider’s Look: Scrapbooking Ideas for Every Season

Is one of your new year’s resolutions to scrapbook more? Whether you’ve pledged to begin documenting your everyday moments or aim to get the holidays into your album, Scrapbooking Ideas for Every Season, a new special issue from Creating Keepsakes, is a must-have resource for your year-round scrapbooking. 

Here’s a quick peek at just a few of the fun ideas you’ll discover in this special issue to help you scrapbook your year.

Winter

Snow Happy by Julie Bonner for Jillibean Soup, as seen in Scrapbooking Ideas for Every Season, page 24.

Even if you don’t have snow in your neck of the woods this winter, you can draw inspiration from Julie Bonner’s cute layout. For example, bring structure to your winter layout with the clean look of grid patterned paper. You’ll discover seasonal patterns and motifs throughout this issue that will help you select just the right products for your page.

Spring

Learning to Work by Autumn Baldwin, as seen in Scrapbooking Ideas for Every Season, page 42.

We’ve packed this issue with photo ideas for every season! For example, add pizazz to your spring stories by capturing everyday seasonal activities with your camera, just as Autumn Baldwin did. Using a few photos of her kids working in the garden, she created a layout her family will treasure.

Summer

U 2 R Fair Weather Friends by Amy Heller for October Afternoon, as seen in Scrapbooking Ideas for Every Season, page 73.

Color is so important for setting the scene in a story. And in this issue, you’ll find over 30 color combinations to help you tell your stories. For instance, a bold, bright color combination is just the thing for capturing the excitement-filled days of summer, as Amy Heller shows us.

Autumn

Rolling with the Tide by Gretchen McElveen, as seen in Scrapbooking Ideas for Every Season, page 92.

Sports are a big part of our lives, no matter the season. That’s why you’ll find sports layouts throughout Scrapbooking Ideas for Every Season. Gretchen McElveen showed her love of the game with her clever football layout.

That’s just a taste of what you’ll find in Scrapbooking Ideas for Every Season. Check out our sneak peek to discover even more of what this issue has to offer, and get a copy today.

Thanks to our advertisers in this issue, without whose support we couldn’t bring you all these fantastic ideas: Back Porch Memories, The Robin’s Nest, Therm O Web, Quick Quotes, Scrap Scription, Purple Lion Paper, and The Treasure Box Club.

Win It!

Want to get your hands on a free copy of Scrapbooking Ideas for Every Season? Leave a comment telling us about your favorite season to scrapbook. We’ll randomly choose three winners and post their names on the Giveaways tab Tuesday, January 17.

Happy scrapbooking!

 

 

 

 

 

Kim Jackson, senior editor

Containing hundreds of scrapbooking ideas to inspire you throughout the seasons,
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245 Responses to An Insider’s Look: Scrapbooking Ideas for Every Season

  1. 3dotsforme says:

    I can’t choose between the fun activities of summer and the amazing colours of fall.

  2. Marlene Gundlach says:

    Summer time and our many trips to Cedar Point and my boys swimming!

  3. .:| Angela |:. says:

    Favorite season to scrap is got to be the holiday season and the vacation season! Is that a season?

  4. Karen Mc says:

    Having four wonderful grandchildren I say that ALL four seasons are special in their own unique way. XOXO

  5. My favourite season to scrap is whenever my grandson comes to visit! My best memories with him always happens at the beach.

  6. Martha McClarnon says:

    My favorite season to scrapbook is summer. With a pool in our backyard,and having 6 grandsons,there is always action to photograph.I not only photograph our grandsons but their parents,uncles,and grandfather.I’m always the photographer.

  7. Theresa says:

    I just love to scrap summer, although autumn comes a very close second. I just adore the colours and how bright the sunshine (although rare) makes everything.

  8. Carolyn Demma says:

    I don’t have a favorite season. I simply scrapbook all year long. Very few days pass that I don’t do at least one page. If I don’t win it, this is one book I’d like to buy.

  9. Pat says:

    I {{{LOVE}}} summer!!! We live on a beautiful lake, so swimming, fishing, tubing and just having a great time always provides great scrapbooking material!!!

  10. Lynda Paredes says:

    I very much love to scrap, create & indulge in Halloween/autumn season!
    Need to get serious about scrapping, this lil lovely prize would certainly jump start my creative mojo!

  11. Paula Riehl says:

    Winter = snowmen, snow angels, skiing, beautiful snow covered trees, sledding, and the list goes on

  12. Jody S says:

    Spring…as it starts the whole season of beautiful flowers and landscape backrounds. Refreshing pictures from the coldness of winter, and being indoors.

  13. Barb says:

    I love to scrap winter, especially Christmas of my little grandkids, but the colors of fall and my men in the fields run a close second.

  14. Ruth Bleckinger says:

    Fall is favorite. The colors are spectacular, changing all the time, the festivites,

  15. Pam Schafer says:

    I love scrapbooking my childrens fall photos–back to school, apple orchard and pumpkin patch trips, Halloween, etc. I love the changing colors of the landscape and the warm, homey feeling in the air as we carry on our traiditions.

  16. Vanessa says:

    Winter, my kids love snow!!! We always seam to be outside playing in the beautiful white stuff

  17. Lynn Beeman says:

    Fall is my favorite season to scrapbook. I love the warm colors and the wonderful fall activities from hayrides to apple picking to trips to the pumpkin patch. And the wonderful family times like halloween with my grandkids to thanksgiving with my large extended family.

  18. Judy McPherson says:

    My favorite season to scrapbook has to be summer! I’m an outdoors girl, and even scrapbook outside every chance I can, and take pictures then, too.

  19. the book looks great!

  20. Diane Standish says:

    my favorite season is fall because of all the beautiful colors, the smells, the crisp clean air. thanks for the chance for such a terrific issue!

  21. JuneBug55 says:

    My favorite season to scrapbook is fall. I just love that time of year when all of the leaves change! And, you have to be a little more creative with your scrapping because of the colors of fall! It’s fun!

  22. Peta Ferrier says:

    Hi from Australia!:-) My favourite season to scrap is Summer as there is so much colour around…..

  23. Dolores Cruz says:

    My favorite season to scrapbook is Summer. Living in Central Texas we practically never get snow and the leaves don’t change color for us, always dry.

  24. Shelly says:

    My favorite season to scrapbook is SUMMER! Maybe the reason is because I live in Michigan, and we only get 3 short months of semi-warm weather, so I just embrace this season like no other! I love to memorialize that all too short glimpse of warmth on a page, so I can revisit it when we are up to our necks in snow, kleenex, and red noses. So yes, I find SUMMER to be my favorite time to scrapbook!

  25. Stacy Arndt says:

    I love scrapping spring and summer seasons. It is fun to be in the sun.

  26. Lori Apgar says:

    Baseball Season!!!!!!

    Thanks for the chance to be heard and to win!!!

  27. Helena Givans says:

    I love the fall with all the beautiful colors. That’s my and my hubby’s favorite time to travel and explore God’s wonderful world He created for us. It’s the only time of the year that is up to date in the scrapbook album.

  28. kathy lowry says:

    My favorite is Winter. With Christmas, football (GO RAVENS), and snow. It’s a great time of year to do scrapbooking.

  29. Laurie says:

    I would have to say that enjoy scrapbooking the winter months the most…probably because Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years are all in there.

  30. Shantih Dean says:

    I definitely like Spring the best. I love scrapbooking formal events and prom and graduations are 2 of my favorites.
    Summer for Amusement Park and Pool pics, Fall for Football and Homecoming and Winter for Snow and Christmas…but Spring the most :o)

  31. Carmen says:

    I’d have to say my favorite season to scrap is winter – a couple of family birthdays and Christmas

  32. Dot Kendall says:

    I think I like summer the best just because there is so much going on with swimming, the 4th of July, Mother’s and Father’s Day and picnics and family reunions.

  33. bratpakmom says:

    I love to scrap in the fall due to the wonderful colors of the leaves that allow such fun pictures. Thanks for this give-a-way. I love all the magazines full of such great ideas and tips!!!!

  34. Mandy Szeto says:

    thanks for the chance to win!

  35. Ms. Jay says:

    My favorite season by far is winter. But my favorite season to scrap is autumn. Using the browns, golds, and oranges of fall just makes me go scrapping crazy.

  36. Gretl Dixon says:

    I love to scrapbook the new things of spring, the lushness of summer, the colors of autumn and the get togethers of winter

  37. Deb Kramer says:

    I love to scrapbook summer – but want to try more winter photos

  38. Lydia says:

    My favorite season to scrapbook is SUMMER! I love Pool pictures, a day at the beach, pictures of the kids outside having a good time in addition to my garden full of colorful flowers, butterflies & bees.

  39. Victoria S. says:

    I scrapbook events more than seasons
    but most of my pictures are taken in the summer swimming & winter in the snow
    so those are what i am drawn to.

  40. Tanya W. says:

    I love the summer and all of our summer activities but I am always looking for ideas for fall/winter pictures :O) Thanks for the opportunity to win this new publication!

  41. Linda Westenberger says:

    I love the colors of fall, and there’s so many great things to do and see!

  42. AmandaPanda says:

    My favorite season to scrapbook was always autumn when we lived in America. Michigan has beautiful leaves on the trees and there is always apple picking and pumpkin picking. But now that I live in China, my favorite season to scrapbook is winter! Aside from the Christmas trees, January and February bring Spring Festival, or the Chinese New Year! There are beautiful red lanterns everywhere. I really enjoy doing cultural scrapbook pages.

  43. Debbie Lentz says:

    I love Autumn Colors – apple picking, leaves changing, mysterious skies and more inside time

    I love Christmas Holiday & Winter — more family time, more joy & happiness, more inside time Christmas lights, trees, decorations inside & out….more parties & food & drinks & photos (some should not be taken, but they are such great memories of the times & MORE pictures with more family & friends!

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  45. Katie Scott says:

    I’m a little late on the contest, but I did blog today about how I make seasonal scrapbooks – here’s a link: http://kissandtellscrapbooking.typepad.com/my_weblog/2012/02/springtime-scrapbooking.html

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