Everyone has their own style of scrapbooking, but those with tidy or sparser styles may like to experiment with that collage look. After all, a scrapbook only has so many pages, why not fill them to the max? Kate’s pages carried many photos of one theme on one page. She had a set of pages devoted to each member of her family. Many of the photos were close-ups with the backgrounds cut out to focus on faces. The result was a fun circus of eye candy and a sweet remembrance of laughter and tears.
Kate’s scrapbook was meant for her immediate family with whom she experienced all of her short life’s events with, so she did not have to add the where and when details. The comments she added were sparse and poignant, but they were all that was needed. Most scrapbooks are done to capture memories of children who might forget, of family events to permanently preserve them, perhaps for generations, so the details need to be added. But, that shouldn’t stop us from filling around the facts, the stories, the written down feelings.