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Glitter Girl and the scrapbooking mystery of memorabilia

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In her first adventure, Glitter Girl comes to the rescue of Chrispeas, who shares her concern with organising and scrapbooking a mountain of memorabilia. (See the discussion here.)


Along her adventure, Glitter Girl tackles storage solutions, finds useful products and creates a scrapbook page with new year memorabilia.

scrapbooking shadow box with wedding memorabilia Click here for supplies.

For pretty pieces of memorabilia you would like to keep out and enjoy, a shadow box or printer’s tray from 7gypsies may be just the thing. Just cut photos to size then stack on the memorabilia you would like to save. This box is tiny (the large photo is just smaller than 4×6) and includes tulle from a bridal veil, a wedding favour and ribbons from the wedding stationery, plus the four photographs.

scrapbook page with new year memorabilia Click here for supplies.

Pockets are handy for adding memorabilia to scrapbook pages, and this new pack is especially cute. Glitter Girl used the smallest and largest size from that set on this layout. (And I am rather excited to have my first page in our 2012 album!)

Any more ideas for memorabilia you would like to share? Please do! Glitter Girl would love to hear from you in the comments. And she challenges you to share a layout or a photo of your memorabilia storage system in the gallery this week.

Onward, covered in glitter, my dear scrapbookers!

adventures of glitter girl :: scrapbooking super hero
The Adventures of Glitter Girl is a weekly series on Two Peas in a Bucket, and goes live every Wednesday. I’ll share each adventure here shortly after that. I hope you enjoy her quests for crafting happiness, and if you ever have a scrapbooking dilemma yourself, you can always call her to action on the message board.

05 January 2012



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27 Comments for Glitter Girl and the scrapbooking mystery of memorabilia

  1. bev Says:

    What a great video….so excited to start the new year with your inspiration!!

  2. Sharon (Sherelm) Says:

    I usually keep an empty (Cheap) album with my photos and memorabilia together. Then when I do my layout – I use what I want, but adhere any extra memorabilia to the backside, with a little subtle note in a corner.
    PS: I do this with original photos that I alter or enlarge/shrink – use the one I produced on the front – the original on the flipside. Where is there a better place to keep these than in an acid free environment?

  3. jodpea Says:

    Do you really have pink hair or is that a wig, lol?

  4. Joy Says:

    Absolutely fabulous ! Such a fun video with great ideas. Very inspiring.

  5. Bunnyfreak Says:

    Love that you shared information on why you made the choices you did: grey doilly, triangle of elements, etc.
    Glitter girl rocks!!

  6. Melinda T Says:

    Fun video! Thanks for sharing and inspiring! You’re so awesome Shimelle! :D

  7. Jenn Serrano Says:

    LOVE LOVE LOVE your new video series, Glitter Girl to the rescue!!!! I was laughing so loud, but also the video was packed with great info. Because I have been doing project life for 3 years now, I have a basket in my dinning room just to store epherma, then if it doesn’t get added to project life, it goes into large plastic bags to the scrap room. Once a month I review my stash and purge the stuff if I can’t see a use for it in the future. Thanks again, Glitter Girl.

  8. kirsty A Says:

    I love this finished page. thanks Glitter Girl

  9. LisaE Says:

    So many wonderful ideas in this video! And it was such fun to watch. Look forward to the next adventure.

  10. JC Says:

    Love this! So excited for this new series, and I’m so grateful for how you impart design principles in your how-tos. Thank you so much!

  11. Natalie Says:

    Love the new series – perfect start to a new year of scrappiness! And very timely as I was just wondering how to incorporate the hospital band from my new baby boy on to a page without simply gluing it down!

  12. Dawn Cheshire Says:

    Fabulous inspiration as always, loved the how to’s in the video and the design details!

  13. Lynsey Says:

    Hi Shimelle, I loved this video, glitter girl really made me smile! It is fantastic inspiration as well!
    Hugs Lynsey x

  14. Heidi Westerhof Says:

    Hello 2012! This is going to be a good year. Thanks GlitterGirl!

  15. Ann Says:

    Hello 2012 indeed, what a fun start of the year – your video certainly put a smile on my face.

  16. MaryM Says:

    Oh what fun! Even thou I’m not a fan of glitter, I LOVED your first GG video. Looking forward to more. Thanks!

  17. Chipper Says:

    I often use extra page protectors with pockets to hold memorabilia as we seem to collect lots of tickets, stubs and maps on our adventures.

    Just waiting for the video to load from You Tube and then I shall be painting my nails glittery silver while watching :-)

  18. helen Says:

    this is wonderful!! it’s fun, it’s instructif, simply great :i LOVE Glittergirl!!!!!

  19. Bec Says:

    You rock, Shimelle. I use larger pieces of memorabilia such I use as background paper. Eg the map of the zoo we visit or the like.

  20. Christina Collins Says:

    Such a great video. Love the new series! Glitter girl is epic. ;)

  21. tilla Says:

    What a laugh ! Love the mysterious voice over voice in the intro as well – great fun and very informative – thanks Glitter Girl !

  22. Greisy Says:

    Wow! Amazing and great advice to start this new year… hope to see more videos of glitter girl :)
    By the way, I live in Spain and I was wondering how do you buy and get your supplies to your house in the UK?? Because I´m a little afraid to order things and not getting them; thank you!! :)

  23. Iliana Says:

    Is the male voice your hubby?

  24. Melissa Stinson Says:

    Shimelle, this is too completely adorable for words!! I’m looking forward to seeing more of this series!

  25. julie weis Says:

    shimelle, oh um i mean GLITTER GIRL,
    the video is wonderful!! thanks for all of the tips and your page looks awesome!! can’t wait for your next adventure! ;D

  26. briquette machine Says:

    I’m looking forward to seeing more of this series!

  27. that site Says:

    Very nice and informative post. Keep up the good work.

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