I recommend starting with one subject. Find all the pictures you have for that one subject, then go to a craftstore and buy what you need to make it. Stickers, paper, and other embellishments, and adhesive. If you start off with just one subject, it won't seem ovewhelming and you're more likely to finish it. You can buy kits that will complete anywhere from 4 to 10 pages. Those are good to get because all the items match and you don't have to guess or search through your stash or the store. After you get the hang of everything, it'll be easier to know what you'll actually use and what will just sit in your closet, never to be used.
You'll also need at least scissors. They also have paper trimmers that can cut a straight line up to 12 inches long, perfect for 12X12 paper. There are lots of gadgets for scrapbooking, but you probably won'treally need them
You can find all sorts of ideas online and in magazines for layouts.
at 10:30 PM on Jul. 18, 2009