How to Create a Vintage Christmas Digital Scrapbook
Written by Barbara White
As the Holiday season approaches first of all collect all the photographs you would like to use and
place them in folder on your desktop. This makes it easier to access
them. You can take older hardcopy photographs and scan them into your
Look for photos that show your beautifully decorated home, family
members dressed in their Christmas best, sitting down for that
wonderful dinner, or that capture the joy, surprise and happiness that
It will be a great to create memories of your family life to see how
the children have grown and changed over the years, as well as to
remember those family members who are sadly no longer with you.
You will need a photo editing program to create your digital scrapbook.
If you don't have one, you can purchase software programs such as Adobe
Photoshop or Microsoft Digital Image Pro. However if you have not tried
digital scrapbooking before you might want to choose to download a free
program from the internet such as Scrapbook Max or Scrapbook Flair
The next thing is to go onto the internet to find a Vintage Christmas
digital scrapbook theme that you like. Ready made Vintage themes are
very inexpensive and you can use them over and over again, and change
them to make them unique very easily.
Once you have selected and downloaded your vintage Christmas scrapbook theme, you can start to create your pages.
Photographs can easily be placed into the layout, cropped or re-sized
by the click of your mouse. Usually this can be done by dragging and
dropping the images into the page.
The vintage pages are usually soft and elegantly designed and perfectly
coordinated to look beautiful with formal pictures. You can even change
the colours of the scrapbook layout very easily.
If you want to be able to change the photograph colour to a sepia, to
add to the vintage look you can easily find a online tutorial that
tells you how to do that.
Most Christmas digital scrapbooking kits come complete with journal
pages to record your holidays. Choose a layout that has 8 x 8" page
size.This will make printing convenient and affordable. Just add your
photos and your Christmas story Print your pages on your color printer
or send them to your local office supply for printing.
By using different photograhs for each gift you can create a unique personalized gift for each person.
The great part is that you can have multiples made and keep one for yourself.
To perfect the gift find a classic album cover and wrap with a velvet ribbon.
Check out our ready made Vintage Christmas Scrapbook ready made pages