Free - Scrapbooking paper, glue or ink which has a pH of above 7.0
(neutral) is considered acid free, which means that it will not
damage your photos. Some papers are called “buffered papers”
which means that it has for example calcium carbonate added to it,
which will neutralize acids.
Album - An album or book (with blank pages) where
you add your scrapbooking layouts (or pages). Comes in different
sizes, 12 inch x 12 inch is the most common size, but mini albums
in the size of 4 inch x 4 inch or 3 inch x 3 inch can also be found,
as well as other sizes. Pick an album that matches your layout design
and sizes and if you are a beginner, don’t choose an album
with too many pages...
Beads - Beads and gems together with buttons can
be sewn (or glued) on to decorate your scrapbooking design. Comes
in various shapes and colours.
Border - The edges of your scrapbooking page or
the edge around a photo. Can be decorative or plain. Sometimes a
single white border around the photos gives the scrapbooking layout
an elegant touch.
Calligraphy - Old fashionable style of writing,
usually made by hand using ink, but calligraphy effects could also
be done digitally, by choosing a stylish font and print or add to
digital scrapbooking layout.
Card stock - Scrapbooking paper made in sturdy
quality, usually available in different weight.
Chalking - A technique were chalk is applies on
the scrapbooking page to enhance highlights, shading or add colour
to your scrapbooking layout.
Decorative Scissors - Special scissors which creates
decorative patterns when used, since the scissors blades are formed
to create effects such as waves, torn paper or scallop.