Scrapbooking is an activity practiced all over today. Many people have fallen in love with the concept of Scrapbooking and are willingly creating their scrapbooks. Though it may be a rage in the modern times, Scrapbooking is quite an ancient activity. In ancient Greece people would write their thoughts, ideas and feelings in notebooks called 'Hyponemata'. No such evidence of preservation of written memorabilia in the history of any other region. The concept evolved over ages and reached its true destination when the art of printing evolved.
Today, people preserve their ideas, likes and dislikes and feeling and emotions through the art of Scrapbooking. Photos, albums and other memorabilia are preserved through the visual medium employed in Scrapbooking. People of all age groups indulge in this activity for their own different reasons. Embellishments like stickers, stamps, chipboard elements in several sizes, rub-ons, eyelets and ribbons are used in the decoration of scrapbooks. The aim of Scrapbooking is to combine visual beauty with inner thoughts.
Like many other concepts, the concept of Scrapbooking rooms related to Scrapbooking is gaining popularity by the day. More and more people are indulging in the art Scrapbooking today. Putting down their personal emotions on pieces of paper, people wish to explore the other avenues which allied to Scrapbooking. The popularity of the activity is expanding its horizons and scales of operation.
Scrapbooking is no more confined to a single person behind four walls expressing his emotions with a few A-4 size papers and felt pens and photos. With its increasing popularity, the activity is emerging as a public affair. Scrapbooking rooms are places where people come together indulge in the art on a large scale. In this type of arrangement, several people can access to Scrapbooking with a vivid variety of mediums and material.
Scrapbooking rooms are generally run by Scrapbooking enthusiasts or private associations. The aim of these rooms is to encourage people create beautiful scrapbooks and also help each other in doing so. They comprise of mediums like papers in different sizes, files, background materials which include printed and card-stock papers etc. some of these rooms also have digital mediums like printers, scanners etc for use of digital resources.
Scrapbooking rooms are quite interesting for most of the visitors owing to the variety of materials they house. They have ample supplies of basic stationary like felt pens, sketch pens, rubbers, erasers, scissors, art pens, color paints, archival pens, mounting glues etc. Acid free albums and papers which assure preservation of the beauty of the scrapbook in the long run are made available in such rooms. Other important materials like templates, rubber stamps, stencils, craft punches, eyelet setters etc too are available here. Decoration material is made available in ample quantities and varieties here.
The aim of Scrapbooking rooms is to create a very well-organized and functional atmosphere for the activity of Scrapbooking. Emotional and mutual aims can be achieved well through such places. Many people in several cities run Scrapbooking rooms on different scales. The trend is on a boom.