Safe Scrapbooking Toolkit

By Maureen A. Taylor Premium

On the Bookshelf

Crafting Your Own Heritage Album by Bev Kirschner Braun (Betterway Books)

Decorating Scrapbooks with Rubber Stamps by Dee Cruenig (Sterling Publications)

Scrapbooking Storytelling, Step by Step by Joanna Campbell Slan (Betterway Books)

SOS: Saving Our Scrapbooks by Jeanne English and Al Thelin (Creating Keepsakes)

Uncovering Your Ancestry Through Family Photographs by Maureen Taylor (Betterway Books)

Find It on the Web

Scrapbooking Idea Network

<>: Has a monthly article on heritage albums.


<>: Has a special section devoted to heritage albums.

ScrapNet <>: Virtual classes, contests and new products.

Graceful Bee

<>: Online scrapbooking magazine.

For more scrapbooking sites, see <>.



Creating Keepsakes

Box 469007, Escondido, CA 92046, (888) 247-5282, <>, $22.97 for 10 issues per year

Memory Makers

Box 7253, Bensenville, IL 60106, (800) 366-6465, <>, $24.95 for 6 issues per year

Suppliers & Products

American Greetings Scrapbooks & More

(software): requires Windows 95, CD-ROM, Pentium 100Mhz+; $29.99 from Mattel, (800) 395-0277, <>

3L Corp.

1120B Larkin Drive, Wheeling, IL 60090, (847) 808-1140, <>: Manufactures memorabilia pockets in a variety of sizes for including artifacts in your scrapbooks.

Family Treasures

24922 Anza Dr., Unit A, Valencia, CA 91355, (661) 294-1330, <>: Full line of scrapbook supplies, including paper punches, corners, papers and pens.


<>: Offers ideas using acid- and lignin-free products in the site’s scrapbooking section (under Features & Ideas). You can purchase these materials online or in a Hallmark retail store.

Keeping Memories Alive

Box 728, 260 N. Main, Spanish Fork, UT 84660, (800) 419-4949, <>: Extensive online and print catalog.


(800) 23Kodak, <>: Contact for Picture Maker kiosk locations.

Light Impressions Corp.

Box 22708, Rochester, NY 14692, (800) 828-6216, <>: Sells acid- and lignin-free papers, albums, photo corners, polypropylene and Mylar sleeves, de-acidification solutions, and pH testing supplies.

University Products

517 Main St., Box 101, Holyoke, MA 01041, (800) 628-1912, <>: Shop online or call for a free catalog of supplies for safe scrapbooks.

From the December 2000 issue of Family Tree Magazine