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Scrapbooking Pages - Hobbying glossary
Category: Hobbies and Crafts > Scrapbooking
Date & country: 13/11/2007, UK
Acid migration occurs when something with acid is placed against an article that is acid free. Photographs mounted on acidic paper will weaken and crumble. Acidic memorabilia can be added to photo albums if encapsulated in polypropylene sleeves or placed on buffered card on a page underneath a protective sleeve.
Abbreviation for: acid-free/lignin-free
Blank book used to store scrapbooking photographs and scrapbook pages.
The strongest and most stable of all plant fibres. Because of this stability it is used in permanent paper.
Colours that are next to each other on the colour wheel.
The margins of a scrapbook page. Usually spoken of in terms of decoration.
Products capable of maintaining the core of a solution. (Buffered paper prevents acid from moving from a photograph to a paper).
Copy And Steal Everything: Means copying layouts. Also called Scraplifting.
The art of using chalks to enhance your scrapbook pages.
Art purchased in book or software from that can be applied to scrap booking pages.
Shows colour relationships and placement.
A plastic tool used to guide the cutting of various shapes. You need to use a craft knife as the cutting instrument.
Scissors that cut corners. Each pair creates four different types of corners.
A brand of carrying tote for all your scrapbooking materials etc.
A round miniature stamp pad which can be dabbed onto a stamp to apply ink
A dauber applicator with a different colour or shade on each end.
A normal ruler with a special edge used in designing scrapbook pages.
Scissors with a decorative pattern on the blade.
Materials breaking down or changing appearance from the original state or appearance. Typically paper or photographs yellowing and becoming brittle.
Paper designs cut from die cut machines.
To place a photo on two background papers.
To make a raised image by pushing the paper up using a stylus from the backside. Also called blind embossing.
A glycerin based used for embossing.
A method of displaying three-dimensional memorabilia and protecting nearby items from acid contained in the memorabilia. Items are encased in stable plastics.
A round (with a hole in the centre) metal embellishment added by punching a hole and hammering down the back.
A fancy thread used to decorate scrapbook pages.
Fine & Chisel
Pens A fine tip pen (0.5mm) and chisel tip (6.0mm) used for lettering.
The element of a design where lines converge. The eye is naturally drawn to the focal point in an image.
The style of lettering.
Pens with pigment ink.
A compilation of photographs and mementos created with a person or event in mind.
Translucent paper used to make envelopes or sleeves for storage of photo negatives or for decorative use.
Hand Tinting (Also photo tinting)
A method of applying colour to a black and white photograph.
Paper made by hand that is often rough and uneven in texture. Sometimes there are flowers and leaves in the paper which can add a natural look to your scrapbook.
Scrapbook supplies made from layered-looking die-cuts.
The caption or title that explains the theme of a layout.
Traditions passed down from generation to generation.
A brand of dispensing tool for photo mounting squares.
A plastic strap binding allows your albums to expand. These tend to lay flatter than the post bound albums.
Templates with space left for writing.
Abbreviation for: Keeping Memories Alive (product brand)
Usually found in magnetic albums. These will discolour pages in a very short period of time.
A page design or the grouping of scrapbooking pages that go together. A layout can be one page; two or some are even a panoramic 4 page spread.
Plastic or metal templates in the shape of letters of the alphabet.
A small light table used for embossing or viewing negatives.
Coloured material that resists fading even when exposed to natural or artificial light.
A naturally occurring acid substance in wood that breaks down over time. Paper with lignin is not suitable for archival scrapbooking projects.
A photo album which uses a special adhesive to hold photographs in place and creates static for the plastic page cover to cling to. These are not suitable for scrapbooking.
Abbreviation for: Me and My Big Ideas (product brand)
Matte or Matting
A surface that has no glossy appearance or a lustred look/finish.
Memory or Keepsake Album
Another term for a scrapbook.
Abbreviation for: Memory Makers Magazine OR Mustard Moon (product brand) OR Making Memories (product brand)
Monochromatic Colour Scheme
Employs different values of the same colour.
A small square of double sided tape-like adhesive dispensed from boxes.
Subdued tints or shades of colours that tend to be more suitable for backgrounds.
A pH of 7.0. It is not acidic.
Paper trimmers that cut paper and photographs into ovals.
Acid-free plastic sheets that display and protect pages.
Hand-drawn illustrated phrases in bright colours meant to be used as titles at the top of pages.
Die cuts or punches put together to create an image for your scrapbook page.
Paper with designs repeated on the entire page.
Abbreviation for: Provo Craft (product brand)
Shapes that the scrapbooker can use as embellishments on a page by punching out on the perforations.
Stands the test of time resisting chemical breakdown. Also can mean unmovable.
Paper with adhesive on the back used to stick photographs to a page on the corners. Used to stick photos without applying adhesive directly to the photograph.
Acid and lignin free.
Abbreviation for: Pebbles Inc (product brand)
Pen with special pigment that is acid free and permanent.
A scrapbook page with a built in pocket. Useful for holding memorabilia you may want to take out and look at like programs or other booklets.
Scrapbooking albums that are held together with metal posts that run through the pages.
A great tool used with punches that saves your thumb from blisters. Also makes punching a lot easier with less effort.
When scrapbookers swap/trade unwanted scrapbooking items.
1. A tool used to create small shapes. 2. The shapes created by the punches.
Templates in puzzle shapes.
A technique where you roll strips of paper into various shapes.
Used to take red-eye out of photographs.
A type of adhesive that can be stuck on paper and pulled back up and re-stuck.
An adhesive that can be undone.
An adhesive that is not safe for Scrapbooking.
To use an idea for part or whole of a page layout you`ve seen someone else use.
Scroll and Brush Pens
Pens that have one tip for coloring and one for writing.
Abbreviation for a US scrapbooking company.
Self Healing Mat
A mat that can be repeatedly cut and still retains its form.
A tool used in attaching eyelets.
A colour with black added to it.
A new trend (similar to a snow globe but without the water.) Use a die-cut and a piece cut out from a sheet protector. Seal in bits of confetti or small beads etc.
Page protectors that slide over your album pages and are sealed at the top and bottom.
A brand of personal die cutting system.
Albums that are secured with a metal or plastic spiral binding running up the side of the album.
A plastic pre-cut template used to trace and cut shapes. Usually used on paper and/or photos. They may also be used to apply paint/chalk to a surface in a contrasting colour.
A decorative adhesive used to embellish a page. Ranging in size from a few centimeters across to a full page.
Scrapbooking albums secured with plastic straps that run through a holder directly on the pages and keep the book in place.
Device that distributes tape on the back of photographs and scrapbooking pages. (Hermafix is a brand of tape roller.)
A stencil used to trace shapes onto scrapbook pages or photos.
The overall idea or emphasis of a page/scrapbook.
An album or sheet protector in which your scrapbook page slides into your book from the top.
A bag or hard case you carry or pull on wheels used to carry your scrapbooking supplies.
An archival paper with fabric-like texture similar to a terry-cloth towel.
A photo safe ink that gives an aged effect to your embellishments.
Wax (or grease) Pencils
Soft pencils designed for use on photographs.