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There are thousands of scrapbooking products out there. Finding the best ones could be quite a feat. It would probably take you many trials and errors, and tons of research time.
I’ve researched and narrowed it down to 10 wonderful scrapbook products which I believe will help you in your scrapbooking process! Some of these are products that scrapbookers swear by, and some are truly innovative and almost indispensable tools that many love.
Whether you’re just starting out or a seasoned scrapbooker, you’ll find these products forming a solid foundation for your more creative scrapbooking endeavors.
Here’s our Top 10 Favorites (products are NOT arranged in order of importance.):
1) Scrapbook.com – Universal 12×12 Page Protectors for 3-ring Albums – 50 Pack
With the popularity of 3-ring albums, it’s not hard to understand why scrapbookers keep stocking up on these page protectors as they continue to create more and more scrapbook layouts.
It’s always a good idea to have a pack of these on hand so that you won’t run out and make sure that you get each of your finished layouts lovingly protected from dust, creased corners, stains, and little mishaps with one of these clear plastic sheet sleeve.
This universal page protector is one of Scrapbook.com exclusives and it can fit most popular brands of 3-ring albums out there.
2) Scrapbook.com – Sponge Daubers for Ink Paint Glue More – 40 Pack
This is such a useful little tool for scrapbookers, stampers, or cardmakers who enjoy applying different mediums such as inks, paints, chalks, dyes, glues on their projects.
There’s quite a number of uses for these sponge daubers such as distressed edging, stencil blending, graduation effects, and creating quick backgrounds by using the dauber to stamp circles on the background paper.
If you’ve accumulated quite many ink pads or bottles of inks, these little sponge daubers allow you to pick up colors without staining your fingers and allow you to gain better control while distressing the edges of paper.
3) Scrapbook.com – Clear Double Sided Adhesive Roll – 1/4 Inch x 81 Feet – Permanent – 1 Roll
If you want something that’s sticky and mighty, and will keep your ephemera pieces adhered strongly to your scrapbook page, this clear double sided permanent adhesive rolll which is an exclusive from Scrapbook.com is a crowd favorite. Its small 1/4 inch makes it great for attaching photos, journaling tags, ribbons, borders, and embellishments.
It has 81 feet of adhesive and it’s acid-free, archival, and heat resistant!!
4) Tonic Studios – Tim Holtz – Glass Media Mat
If you are looking for a multi-purpose mat that includes being able to handle water-based medium, here’s the answer. This big glass media mat tool measures 23” x 14”. It comes in two sections: a black glass area that measures 12” x 14″ and functions as the workspace and features imperial and metric measurements; and the white mixing palette area that measures 7 ½” x 11”.
The black glass mat area is big enough for you to create your 12″x12″ layout on it.
It’s also where you can freely create projects and messes, and where you don’t have to worry about messing up your masterpiece as you work with glue, paint, gesso, and more and it’ll be a breeze to clean up as you just bring the mat over to the sink and wash it off. You can place it on your desk, kitchen table, or in your craft room if you’re lucky to have one!
5) Sizzix – Big Shot Plus – Starter Kit – White and Gray
This beautiful die-cutting and embossing machine not only looks pretty but it does its job well. This roller machine cuts and emboss, and lets you create in bulk or batches, allowing you to design cards, invitations, scrapbook elements, gift tags, treat boxes, banners, home decor, and more. It fits all Sizzix dies (excluding only Bigz Pro dies) and many other brands of dies too.
It can cut paper, cardstock, foam, felt, fabric, cork, chipboard, leather, and more.
Highly versatile and you don’t even have to hook up to your PC. It can work with 8.5″ x 11″ materials too. With this starter kit, you’ll have the machine, the cutting mats, the adjustable multi-use platform, Textured Impressions A4 Embossing Folder, an assortment of dies, and even some cardstock paper to get you started right away.
6) Scrapbook.com – Storage Envelopes – Plastic – 13×13 – Extra Large – 5 Pack
One of these sturdy plastic envelopes is sized big enough for you to place your current scrapbook page that is still a work-in-progress and its accompanying paper, embellishments, and such, all tucked into one safe place.
You can even bring the envelope and its content with you on a road trip and you’ll have the necessary materials to work with when you are ready to pick up from where you’ve stopped.
7) Scrapbook.com – 360 Craft Tower – Rotating Organizer – 4 Shelves – Clear
Are you struggling to keep your scrapbook supplies organized and easy to access? This rotating “lazy susan style” clear acrylic craft tower has a 3-tier top rack and 4 wedge-shaped shelves that are repositionable. It will keep your growing small supplies and tools organized and stored in one convenient location.
You can buy additional shelves, sold separately as each craft tower can hold up to 14 shelves. There are so many possibilities to how you can customize this craft tower to store your inks, markers, bottles, jars, washi tapes and more.
8) Storage Studios – Paper Holder
When you are just starting out, you won’t feel like you need paper storage. But very soon you’ll find yourself rummagging through your bulging stack of paper and wish that you have a better way to get your paper collection organized.
When I first got one of these paper holders, it helped to keep my assortment of cardstock and patterned paper sorted, and standing upright so I could run through the paper and easily pick out the ones I wanted.
9) Scrapbook.com – Permanent Adhesive Roller – 32 Feet
You’ll need a good and super sticky adhesive roller to see you through countless rounds of scrapbooking sessions. This permanent adhesive is an exclusive from Scrapbook.com.
One roller contains 32 feet of permanent, double-sided solid line clear adhesive. And it’s acid-free and photo-safe. It works on cardstock, photos, ephemera, die-cut pieces, vellum, specialty papers, memorabilia, and embellishments.
10) Scrapbook.com – Clear Craft Storage Boxes – 5×7 – Large – 7 Piece
This craft storage box, another exclusive by Scrapbook.com measures 8” x 8” x 6.5”. Inside you’ll find 6 plastic storage cases with snap enclosures, each case measures 7.5” x 5.5” x 1”, and each case can hold up to 100 pieces of 5″x7″ photos.
So one storage box can contain up to 600 pieces of photos. That’s a lot of photos and can help you to sort and organized your photos according to occasions or themes. So the next time you’re ready to have some scrapbooking fun, you’ll have the right photos at your fingertips.
Besides photos, you can store washi tapes, pens or markers, stickers, stamps, ephemera, embellishments, etc in the inner storage cases.
I hope this list of scrapbooking products will help you and make your scrapbooking even more fun. As scrapbook products evolve and change so quickly, this list of favorites might be updated. So do visit every now and then to get updates!