The kits are widely available for sale on the Internet and in hobby or scrapbooking
craft is a US idea which is used to help people with forms of dementia.
Scrapbook Heaven offers paper products, stickers, albums and cutting tools in addition to scrapbooking
classes and instruction.
Susan Brandt, a spokesperson for the HIA, confirms that scrapbooking
and paper crafts have increased significantly.
is a great way to capture the memories and it can be a lot more satisfying than watching television."
Now Ann has launched her own online business, The Scrap Book Garden (www.thescrapbookgarden.co.uk), selling a wide selection of materials needed for the craft and has also started classes in scrapbooking
through Adult and Community Learning.
With more than 300 exhibitors, the MTCE (www.memorytrendsexpo.com) is the largest exhibition dedicated solely to scrapbooking
and related markets.
Naomi, aged 26, said: "Scrapbooking
was a hobby that originally started in America and when I realised how much I enjoyed doing it on my own with my children, I knew this was the career I always dreamed of having but had never been in a position to pursue."
Plenty of books have hit the market covering all aspects of scrapbooking
, the new popular hobby of building a family memory book--but Susan Pickering Rothamel's Encyclopedia Of Scrapbooking
Tools & Techniques is about the only reference you really need if you're an avid scrapbook maker.
"Our strongest classification [this year] was scrapbooking
," said Les Nagel, vice president of MBI Albums, a division of MCS Industries.
The combination of Photoshop's unprecedented ability as a design program and Bobbi's impassioned love for scrapbooking
lead to the very first 12 x 12 design "Ice Ice Baby." One year later with more than 200 designs The Scrap Art Site has added other essential scrapbooking
The retailer, which already has an extensive traditional scrapbooking
customer base, began selling software from Digital Scrapbook Place LLC (DSP), McKinney, Texas, about a year ago.