One of the most wonderful things about scrapbooking is the endless choice of paper. It’s also one of the most daunting things about scrapbooking. So, let’s discuss the different types of scrapbooking paper available.
Specialty paper covers anything not mentioned above. Usually it is handmade paper made from natural materials such as raffia, flowers, petals, grass, seeds, herbs, leaves and etc. This includes mulberry paper, pulp paper, and mesh-like maruyama. Each of these papers is unique and has its own style.
Start narrowing down your choices by always picking paper that is acid-free and lignin-free to help preserve your memories. Also keep in mind that you want your album to be cohesive and that your papers should match your photos in color and theme. Ultimately, be warned: acquiring gorgeous scrapbooking paper is addicting, lol!