Wouldn't it be easy to just put photos in sleeves of a photo album and be done? Or in today's digital world burn a slide show on a CD.
I personally think we all want our memories to have a more personal touch. They are our memories--they are unique to us.
This is why I scrapbook. I take a million photos and I have a hard time getting rid of any of them. I really try to pick a few that really stand out to me and feature them on a scrapbook page. Then I want to embellish and put even more meaning into the page with elements that fit the memory or trigger even additional memories that are not captured in the photo. From picking the photo to the final touches this process is a therapeutic emotional journey for me. I feel I am documenting the past while cherishing the memory at the same time. So, that is why I scrapbook--I love the creative outlet while at the same time preserving the past.
Why do you Scrapbook?