7 Secret Weapons of 3d Scrapbooking Innovation and Creative Tips

By: Jasmine N

Ever wonder can we create a scrapbook in 3D ? Yes, definitely yes! But how ? This is scrapbooking innovation ideas if you wish to create 3D scrapbooking. Here I share 7 secret weapons of how to create 3D scrapbooking. Enjoy reading while be creative in your thinking, you may find more great ideas to create 3D scrapbook!

Secret #1 Wire with photo in between.

You can get any size, length and width of craft wire from craft store. Band the wire into different shapes such as square, oval or rectangle to create a photo frame like design. Insert your photo into the photo area, and lastly decorate some paper flower or embellishment at the wire frame corners.

Secret #2 Mini book in 3D.

I love mini scrapbook. It is fun to create mini book in 3D. Lots of creative scrapbooking ideas can transform to 3D mini book. Materials needed are 4R size ordinary photo album, old birthday card, old wedding invitation card, adhesive, colored egg shells, color ice cream sticks and some mini to medium size pebble stones. Cut or tear out 2 to 3 pages of 4R size photo albums but still in joining pages, decorate the corners and side with some egg shells, paste some support to each side of the album pages with ice scream sticks using adhesive, so that it can stand when putting on table. Cut the old birthday card into 4R size, insert into the 4R album as background design, lastly put your photo into the album.

Secret #3 Scrapbook with recycle milk box.

My daughter and me love this idea. Most of milk box are small and house like design. Materials needed are felt of different colors, milk box, adhesive, thread for sewing. Clean up the milk box after finished the drink. Let it dry for a few days. Cut felt into size similar to the milk box, sew the corner with simple straight line design. Past the felt on to the milk box, lastly place your candid photo on the mini milk box house.

Secret #4 Wagon 3D scrapbooking

This idea is actually from my 4 years old daughter. I like to create wagon from shoe box or unused mini boxes as wagon for my son. One day my daughter suggested to do some craft pasting on each sides of the wagon and write some text to express, then I suggested to her to add some of their candid photos. It's really fun and enjoyable, you may want to try this too with your children at home!

Secret 5 Recycle kids toys by turning it into scrapbook.

My children has many toys that comes with nice design carrier or briefcase. Keep the briefcase, and repaint it with acrylic, add some embellishment and create a stunning 3D scrapbook of your design! 3D toys such as blocks or baby cloth books, you can transform them into different 3D scrapbooking by adding your candid photos on each sides to create a simple 3D scrapbook.

Secret #6 Gift cards or birthday cards or invitation cards.

If you receive gift cards, birthday cards or invitation cards in 3D design, do not throw it away. Transform it into your 3D scrapbooking. Add some embellishment and some words to express, last place your photo at suitable area.

Secret #7 Brief case or cosmetic case as collage scrapbooking.

Collage technique is nothing new, by having a few collage methods while creating your 3D scrapbook, will make your design more interesting and lasting look. Material needed, some mini brief case, or wooden chocolate boxes, adhesive, buttons, threads, 3D stickers, colorful construction papers or wrapping papers, clay dough (use no toxic based if you want to do it with your child). First color the wooden background with a layer of acrylic, let it dry for a few days. Once dry, decorate corner or 4 sides or some portion of the wooden based with construction papers. Paste buttons, beads or threading at the corner or any two sides of the wooden based. Lastly add your photo or drawing at your suitable area, and you have created a collage 3D scrapbooking.

Hope above secrets help you to make an innovation of 3D scrapbooking!

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