One of the things that any mom of any age can do to preserve the memories of having a baby boy is to make a baby boy scrapbook. Making a scrapbook lets you create a personalized record of the first year in your baby boy’s life.
The great thing about scrapbooking the cherished moments of your baby boy’s early years is that you have the freedom to make it however you like. You can choose the layout, the colors, and the entries of the scrapbook.
You can make the layouts of the scrapbook in such a way that there are different sections showcasing his birth or first day in the house, his monthly photos, the different baby milestones, and all the other wonderful events that happen in a baby’s life. There’s also no need to worry if you’re working on a tight budget as you can use all kinds of recycled material to make this treasured keepsake.
When you’re making your scrapbook, you need to make sure that you do it right in order to ensure it’s something that will really celebrate the new life in the house. You have to make the scrapbook as special as you can because after all, you are not merely pasting your dog’s photos on sheets of paper and binding them together – you are creating a memoir that will hold precious memories of your little one. The whole point of scrapbooking your child is to make sure that you properly record the arrival of the new member of the family while ensuring that you have an album that is as unique and as original as he is.
When creating your baby boy scrapbook from scratch, there are a few things that you need to know. Again, you want to give nothing but the best to your baby boy, so you have to do whatever it takes to make his scrapbook special.
Below are 5 essential tips that you should remember if you want to give have the best keepsake ever.
Choose the right album size
Choose the right kind of paper
Make sure your workstation is clean
Take one layout at a time
Make a list of things to do
There a number of album size available in the market today. So the very first thing that you need to decide on is how big or how small your scrapbook would be.
It is recommended that you choose acid free scrapbook paper and card stock in the color that matches your theme.
The last thing that you want is to have your scrapbook stained with spaghetti or be spilled with soda, so make sure that the area where you work is clean.
A scrapbook has several parts. To avoid getting confused and getting all mixed up, work on one layout at a time.
Because it is better to work on one part of the scrapbook at a time, it is better that you make a list of things to do. If you want to work on the cover first, write that one on top of the rest of the tasks then work your way down.