Scrapbook Size: "What is the best albums size for your needs?"

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What is the best size scrapbook to use?

Scrapbook Size: "What is the best albums size for your needs?"

Scrapbooking albums come in all shapes and sizes. There is no one specific album size that is "best" to use, but here are some tips on the various sizes available:

The 12 x 12 papers are readily available and this particular size seems to be a good size to fit pictures and other memorabilia on the pages without too much crowding. You can also buy ready-to-make pages kits in the 12 x 12 size.
If you want a smaller size book go with a 9 x 9 or 6 x 6 size. These sizes are great for children to start with because they are smaller and easier to work with for tiny hands. The 8 1/2 x 11 size is becoming almost obsolete. There are not many scrapbook papers available in that size anymore and the industry seems to be steering away from the 8 1/2 x 11 size and going to the square sizes instead.



1/30/2009 1:51:27 PM
Doreen Gorans said:

I recently made a 12 x 12 scrapbook for my daughter who lives in England. While I love the size, I will never use this size again, even if it means I have to cut my paper down. The reason for this is that scrapbooks can be photo copied so well now and I wanted a copy for myself. I searched high and lo for a service company who could help me take a copy of a 12 x 12 and when I finally did, the cost was outrageous. I think the industry should actually steer towards 8-1/2 x 11 or 11 x 11 but they probably won't.


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