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  1. 1. ==== ====Get The Best recipes ====Have you seen the new scrapbooking supplies for recipe albums? Local craft stores areresponding to the new trend of scrapbooking recipes. You can find albums with a recipe theme,as well as stickers, paper and embellishments to complement the scrapbook. The main thoughtbehind scrapbooking recipes is the same as using photos and memories. We want to preservethe recipes for future generations. However, recipe albums are very popular as gift items as well.Some scrapbookers are even using them in their kitchens as cookbooks.To begin designing a recipe scrapbook you need to think about your purpose for creating it. Willthis be an album documenting family recipes handed down from generation to generation? Or areyou creating an album to give as a gift? If this is a recipe album meant to be used in the kitchen,you also may approach the design differently and choose a scrapbook that will be more durable.Albums come in a variety of sizes including, 4x6, 5x7 and 12x12 inches. Choose the one that willbest fit your goal for scrapbooking recipes.Decide whether or not this will be a gift album. You may not want to use the original recipe cardwritten by your great-grandmother in a gift recipe scrapbook. You still could make the recipespersonal by writing the ingredients and instructions in your own handwriting instead of a computerfont. Recipe albums make welcome gifts for weddings, graduations, Christmas or housewarminggifts.Which recipes to choose will depend on your goal for the album. You may want to use quick andeasy recipes for a graduation gift. Holiday favorites would be ideal for a Christmas gift. You couldalso narrow down the recipe choices to just desserts, soups, main dishes or family favorites.When you begin to design your recipe album decide if you want to keep the same layout format foreach page and if you will coordinate the embellishments on each page. You may want to keep thealbum with an overall uniform look, or have each individual page have a unique look.You can use recipe cards or journaling blocks for the ingredients and instructions. You may alsowant to include a photo of the dish or a picture of the person who gave you the recipe. Consideradding comments about why you love the dish or opinions from your family on why it is one of theirfavorites. Try journaling about the history of the recipe or any special memories you have about it.Making the album personal is what scrapbooking is all about.Scrapbooking recipes doesnt have to be limited to a recipe album. Think about including recipesin other scrapbooks. Highlight the recipe for witchs brew on a Halloween page layout. Recipes onThanksgiving pages are an obvious choice. Include your secret recipe for perfect gravy. Howabout including the recipes for the dinner you made for your husband on your first ValentinesDay? You can also include your grandmothers apple pie recipe on a page all about your
  2. 2. memories of her. Food is a big part of our lives, and recipes are a natural page element forscrapbooks. Think about creating a recipe album as craft project or add a recipe to your nextpage layout. Be a part of latest scrapbooking trend and pull out your recipe cards.Christine Perry is an avid scrapbooker and has over 10 years of scrapbooking experience. Herfavorite scrapbooking subjects are her reluctant teenagers. She invites you to her website, for more scrapbooking tips and scrapbooking recipes ideas.Article Source: ====Get The Best recipes ====