Scrapbooking Lots of Pictures with Cathy Caines | Creative Scrapbooker MagazineLike most vacation days, we took a lot of pictures that day.
So many memories crammed into one afternoon.
The island was so beautiful, how could we not?
But when I go back and look at all the beautiful photos, I feel overwhelmed.
These are the photos that I never want to scrapbook.
It’s a daunting task. Scrapbooking Lots of Pictures with Cathy Caines | Creative Scrapbooker MagazineBut I figured it out.
At least, what works for me.
Maybe it will work for you too.
I choose ONE photo that I love and print it in oversize.
I write some journaling about the whole day in Microsoft Word or Adobe Photoshop. What I am saying is ‘just write’. Write it all down. All in one swoop. In this project, I did the journaling right on the page. But other times I’ll put in on a pocket journal card or if it’s too long, it will be its own insert.

Now you’ve started.
You’ve got an oversized photo and your story.
All the other photos go in pocket pages. I add a memory card to fill in holes.
There’s very little embellishing but it helps me get through a large project quickly.
And guess what?
I always love it. Scrapbooking Lots of Pictures with Cathy Caines | Creative Scrapbooker MagazineKeep in mind you make it work for you. So if you love 2 large photos then print two large photos and put them back to back. If you have too many other photos than going back to back in a pocket page. If you have a wonky size photo then print it the way you want it and forget the page protector – throw it in your album as is.
Hope my process can help you get through some of your large pile of photos.
Have a wonderful day!
Cathy Caines, Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator
2013-14, 2017, 2018 Stampin’ Up! Artisan Design Team Member
St. John’s, Newfoundland Labrador
http://www.inthecatcave.com Cathy Caines
If you are interested in Stampin’ Up!, are living in Canada and don’t have a demonstrator, I’d love to help you out.  Feel free to drop me a line to get a catalog or if you have any questions/comments you can always find me at inthecatcave@hotmail.com.

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  1. Brenda Abbott Reply

    Wow! What a great way to get the photos scrapbooked. Think I will be stealing this idea. Thanks!