Try using song lyrics in your
Song lyrics can be a great source
of title and page inspiration for a scraper.
Music and songs play an important
part in our lives. Hearing a song again can evoke a
lot of emotion, bringing back fond memories of special
times, special people and special places.
Of course, different songs mean
different things to different people - but you can use
songs to 'tap' into those memories to create unique,
and highly personal scrapbook pages.
How do you use lyrics on your
Well, here's a scrapbook journaling
idea for you to try using a wedding layout as an example.
If the bride and groom have their
own special song then you use that to add a personal
touch. If not don't worry find another suitable song
instead, there are lots of song lyric web sites on the
internet that you can browse.
Pick a section from your chosen
song for example, the first verse of A Groovy Kind of
Love by Phil Collins and journal the lyrics around the
edges of your page.
Then embellish your border with
some appropriate wedding stickers, die-cuts or punches.
Tie it all neatly together, by using the title of the
chosen song as the accent title for your layout.
What about a friendship page?
You could use some of the lyrics from "You've Got a
Friend" by Carole King, maybe decorate your border with
Doing a page about someone's
birthday? You could journal the words from Happy Birthday
and embellish the border with cakes, candles or other
Don't limit yourself to just
a section of a song, use all of it if you want to.
Write or print out the complete
song lyrics onto some nice paper and add it to your
page. If you don't have the room left on your album
page make a pocket envelope to put your song sheet into.
You can apply this scrapbook
journaling idea to any kind of page theme, not just
the ones listed here as examples.
There have been tens of thousands
of songs published over the years covering all sorts
of subjects the possibilities for the resourceful scraper
Just make sure that the song
title or lyric you are going to use is suitable for
the theme of your layout and you'll soon add a quick,
simple and memorable piece of journaling to your page.
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