Looking for an exiting new hobby? Do you have some valuable pictures lying around your house? Well, ten scrap-booking could be the hobby that you have been looking for. I myself love scrap-booking as this is what I do during my leisure time. Digital scrap-booking is easy, fast, and effective to get you going. All you need is basic computer skills which I know you already have since you are reading this article. Learn how to digital scrapbook in simple steps:
1. Get scrap-booking or Photoshop software
This is a step that you cannot skip because the result will depend on the type of scrapbook software that you have. A scrap-booking software can save you time and you will be able to tell the difference between a successful digital scrapbook and a failed one. You will be able to decide whether to invest in one piece of scrapbook software or more of photo shopping software. This is because fore both there are advantages and disadvantages and you will be able to make a wise decision.
2. Familiarize yourself with the scrap-booking software that you choose
If you have chosen to go with scrap-booking software, take time to learn everything about it. Make sure you know how everything works, however, you do not have to worry about this for every software has a manual that you can use to get things right before getting down to business.
I have a friend who does scrap-booking as a career and he is very successful now. He spends better parts of his days on his computer pursuing his career. The only time he gets out of the house is when he is going out for a hair cut. He loves medium sized hairstyles whenever he is going for parties or trips. However, whenever he is going for an official function, he likes short haircuts for men so that he can look more professional. Hair is one thing that brings out ones fashion and personality statement and that is why even if he is always busy scrap-booking; he spares time to take care of his hair.
3. Collect your digital scrapbook material
Now, it is about time you start collecting digital scrap-booking material like pictures, layouts, images, buttons, brushes, and fonts. This way, you will have numerous tools at your disposal and you will not interrupt your scrap-booking session. It will also make it easier for you to learn how to scrapbook.
4. Make copies of the photos that you plan to use
Even if you have your photos on your computer, it might be wise to use copies of your computer. You might be instances where you might save or delete pictures that you are editing, and if you are using a copy of your photos, you will not lose it.
5. Do not be afraid of making mistakes
The beauty of digital scrap-booking is that you are allowed to make mistakes and it doesn’t matter much. All you will do in case of a mistake is to “undo” button and you can try again. This is because learning how to scrapbook is not an easy task and in the beginning everyone is prone to mistakes.
In conclusion, digital scrap-booking has the benefit of self worth in putting the finishing touches on a signature project, which, just like the one who made it is an inimitable creation. This is a benefit that any scrap-booking fan will confirm. It is also fun and a rewarding hobby that offers hours of enjoyment after your book is complete.