What other items can
I use in my scrapbooking?

Apart from photos, there are numerous other items that can be added to your scrapbook:-


  • Wedding invitations
  • Marriage certificates
  • Cards and details of the gifts
  • Seating lists 

More information about Wedding Memorabilia

School, College or University

  • medals
  • awards or ribbons
  • graduation certificates
  • artwork during school
  • school notes or newsletters
  • report cards
  • graded tests, exams or homework
  • programmes from special events such as graduation, awards nights, musical performances


  • socks or booties
  • newborn hat or beanie
  • newspaper announcement
  • birth certificate
  • handprints or footprints
  • blanket, wrap or shawl
  • cards or letters
  • hospital bracelet
  • lockets of hair
  • christening or baptism gown and ceritificates
  • adoption papers
birth certificate

Family and Household

  • recipes
  • letters
  • excerpts of journals or diaries
  • family poems
  • family bibles
  • scrapbooks
  • special pieces of furniture
  • special handmade quilts or other sewing
  • artwork or other handmade items

  • Citizenship or residency papers 
  • Death certificates
  • Divorce papers
  • Employment records
  • Engraved jewelry
  • Friendship quilts
  • Funeral books
  • Greeting cards/lists
  • Hospital or medical records 
  • Land grants
  • Library cards
  • Membership records
  • Memorial cards
  • Motor vehicle registration
  • Newspaper articles
  • Obituaries
  • Passports
  • Title deeds or property papers
  • Wills and Estate records

How do I add these items to my scrapbook?

There are quite a number of ways to add these items into your scrapbook:-

  • Sheet protectors
  • Deacidifying products
  • Using copies of original documents printed on acid-free, lignin free paper  


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