3 Best Ways to Celebrate National Scrapbook Day


Did you know that National Scrapbook Day has been a tradition since 1994? Celebrated on the first Saturday of May, National Scrapbook Day is a marvelous crafty holiday that celebrates memory keeping all over the country!

The challenge thus presents itself: what are the best ways to celebrate National Scrapbook Day? We at AllFreePaperCrafts are here to inspire you with creative crafty ideas!


3 Best Ways to Celebrate National Scrapbook Day 2014

National Scrapbook Day

 1. Shop for Scrapbook Supplies

Shop for Scrapbook Paper

Nothing quite says “Scrapbooker Camaraderie” like unloading all of your recently acquired cash on all different kinds of paper. Our friends over at CutRateCrafts have a variety of paper craft products for your scrapbooking needs.


2. Throw a Crop Party!

Springtime Baking Cup Banner

 B.Y.O.S. – Bring Your Own Supplies. You just went shopping; now it’s time to crop! Motivate and inspire your fellow scrapbooking buddies to crop ’til you drop! Decorate with some of these project ideas:


3. Make Scrapbooks!

Now is the best time to get out of that scrapbooking rut. If you’ve found yourself creating almost identical layouts over, and over, and over, try something new! Get inspired to make a new layout with any of the ideas below, and find embellishment ideas below as well!


Scrapbook Layouts

A vintage find, this collection of layouts was shared by Creating Keepsakes back in May of 2011!

Grab the full PDF here.

Scrapbook Layouts from Creating KeepsakesMeanwhile, check out these scrapbook layouts found on AllFreePaperCrafts:

Scrapbook Layouts

. . . . and more!



You can’t create a perfect layout without some perfect embellishments, and we have an abundance of ideas at AllFreePaperCrafts in our collection How to Scrapbook and Craft with Embellishments: 13 Simple Paper Crafts:

How to Scrapbook and Craft with Embellishments: 13 Simple Paper Crafts


Last but not least, for National Scrapbook Day 2014 you must WIN PRIZES!

Simply answer the following question in the comments below for the opportunity to win a scrapbooking prize!


  •     There is a maximum of one entry per person. The entry will be based upon a comment left on this blog post. Duplicate comments will be deleted and are not tallied.
  •     Winner will be selected at random from the comments on this blog post below.
  •     Winner will be contacted by email.
  •     You have until May 4th, 2014 at 11:59p EST to leave your comment on this post. Comments posted after that will not be counted.
  •     Contest open to anyone 18+ in US and/or Canada.



What are your favorite events to commemorate?



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  1. Heather Thompson says

    My favorite event is my kids birthdays!!! I love them so much and they are my life. They grow so fast that I need to enjoy every minute I can!!

  2. Bonnie Fadden says

    Birthdays and Christmas. All I really have time for until I retire and take up crafting full-time!

  3. Laura Karaba says

    I would LOVE to win some new stuff. New stuff inspires new projects! I need all the inspiration I can get. :^)

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