Modern scrapbooking involves the preservation of photographs and the stories behind them. By creating scrapbook albums you can ensure that those stories and the details of the subject in the photographs are passed on to future generations. No longer will beautiful photos languish in a box or an old album at the back of a cupboard, people will want to look at your scrapbooks again and again! Scrapbooking & Starting Out Whether you are an experienced papercrafter or completely new to this hobby, getting started can be a little daunting. You may look at the work of experienced scrappers and think you can't possibly create a stunning layout. With a little know-how you can. Keep your first few pages simple & you will quickly build up to more elaborate layouts. Modern scrapbooking encompasses many different papercrafting techniques and styles. For your first layout choose a technique which you are either familiar with or that is easy to pick up. You might want to experiment with a few different scrapbooking techniques to find out what suits you and your style.