What is Digital Scrapbooking?
What is digital or computer scrapbooking?
Digital Scrapbooking is the process of creating
scrapbook pages or cards using photo or image-editing software. Digital scrapbookers
import digital photographs and scrapbooking graphics into their image editing
programs and arrange them to create "digital" scrapbook pages.
Where can I get my supplies?
ComputerScrapbook.com (powered by Scrapbook.com) is one of the premier suppliers of digital scrapbooking supplies/graphics.
We often offer free downloads in our FREE section. If you want beautiful coordinated digital kits, we've got those too. Click here to see the Digital Kits.
What software should I use to create my digital layouts?
Some of the most
popular programs used for computer scrapbooking include Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Photshop Elements, Lumapix: FotoFusion, Microsoft
Picture It! and Paintshop or Paintshop Pro but any image editing application can
work. Lumapix FotoFusion is our favorite digital scrapbooking software. Click here for a free trial.
What do computer scrapbookers do with their computer generated
Some digital scrapbookers save their pages in a digital
format and archive them on their hard drive or on re-writable CD's. Others print
out their digitally created pages and insert them into actual albums and scrapbooks.
What are the benefits of digital scrapbooking versus traditional
- Digital scrapbooking saves money: Unlike
most traditional scrapbooking supplies that are "consumable," digital
scrapbooking supplies can be purchased once and used forever.
scrapbooking saves time: Instead of creating a separate page for each person
at a given event, you can use the same template and drop in different photos or
use the same layout but print out multiple copies (one for each person at a given
- Digital scrapbooking saves memories: While traditional
layouts and photos can fade or yellow over time, computer generated layouts are
archived in a digital format where they are safe from the effects of heat, oxidation,
time, and other external factors. Digital layouts never lose their vibrancy, detail,
- Digital scrapbooking saves space: Digital files are
(obviously) smaller than "real" scrapbook pages, but also printed digital
pages are less bulky than traditional scrapbook pages. Printed computer generated
layouts save space in your scrapbooks.
- Computer generated pages are easily
shared: Digitally created pages can easily be shared with friends via the
Internet, through e-mail, or via a CD.
Why should I shop
at ComputerScrapbook.com for my digital elements?
offers a HUGE selection of digital scrapbooking supplies. We have the largest selection of professionally hand-crafted scrapbook elements. We've done the tedious work so that you can
create breathtaking, professional-quality pages in just minutes. When you use
ComputerScrapbook.com designs, your layouts will not only look "real"
they'll also look like you spent hours creating them!
Here are a few of our most popular digital kits: