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Scrapbooking Ideas & Tips > General > Gift Ideas for Scrapbookers

Seven Gift Ideas for Scrapbookers

by Susie Cortright

Treat that special scrapbooker in your life with these gift ideas:

Gift certificate.
Purchase a gift certificate to your friend's favorite store or, if your friend has a favorite line of direct sales goodies, ask her Consultant or Scrapbooking Instructor for a gift certificate. Some Instructors even keep wish lists for their clients.

We scrapbookers spend a lot on supplies, but it's sometimes hard to justify purchasing scrapbooking design books and idea books. Yet books by the pros can really propel a scrapbooker to the next artistic level. Or send your scrapbooking friend a gift certificate to and let her pick out her own books.

An annual subscription to a new scrapbooking magazine is a treat that will continue to inspire her creative genius all the year through. And magazines make great, inexpensive additions to gift baskets.

Film developing.
Whether it's digital images or traditional film, you can find lots of great packages online at the film developing sites, such as and (If the scrapbooker on your list prefers to print the photos herself, she could always use more ink!)

Supplies, supplies, supplies.
If your friend is just getting her feet wet, treat her to a basket with the essentials: a good 12x12 trimmer; journaling pen, basic adhesives, scissors, an album, and a basic sampling of cardstock, patterned paper and simple accents and embellishments. You might even throw in a copy of (or subscription to) Simple Scrapbooks or Creating Keepsakes. The more seasoned scrapbooker will enjoy a basket of new cutting-edge embellishments.

Monthly Club Subscription.
As a subscriber, the favorite scrapbooker in your life will receive a treasure box each month filled with pre-coordinated, themed supplies. These monthly club kits are available in a variety of styles and themes 'and in a variety of price ranges. There are even monthly scrapbooking club kits for kids.

The scrapbookers in our lives love nothing more than to give thoughtful gifts. Enjoy finding the perfect gift for her!

For links and discounts on the items mentioned in this article, click here:
Susie Cortright is the founder of and Momscape's Scrapbooking Playground - sites devoted to celebrating life with children.

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