Hello and welcome to Tru Kraft Creations. I have been in love with scrapbooking for 16 years now. Most of my experience to this point has been from scrapbooking memories for myself and my family or friends.
I am very passionate about scrapbooking and enjoy it immensely.
Love at First Sight
I was first introduced to scrapbooking in 2002 when I was invited to a Creative Memories party.
For those of you who may not have heard about Creative Memories, it is similar to Tupperware or Pampered Chef. It is a party given in a person’s home with all of their friends. A representative of the company is present at the party to demonstrate the different products being offered and take orders from the guest at the party. Creative Memories is focuses on scrapbooking.
Of course, there are always refreshments available at these parties because it isn’t a party without refreshments.
That night, I fell in love with scrapbooking. I showed up to the party with a handful of pictures of my then infant son. The representative gave me a packet that contained a scrapbook page, some borders, die cuts, stickers and a few other things and then guided me through creating my first scrapbook page. I was hooked!
Seeing the pictures of my son presented on the scrapbook page in such a lovely display enhanced all the memories those pictures represented to me.
I ended up spending a lot more money than I should have that night, and I have been scrapbooking ever since.
A picture is worth a thousand words
If you are anything like I was before I was introduced to scrapbooking, you have boxes or many electronic file folders full of pictures capturing your most precious moments of yourself and the life you have lived with family and friends around you.
Something I realized the night I made my first scrapbook page is that memories in pictures are of no use to anybody if they are stored away never to be seen again.
By archiving my memories in a scrapbook with explanations and a beautiful layout, I had preserved my memories of my infant son forever. Even if I forgot the details that went with the pictures, the captions I had provided would always serve as a reminder to help me keep those memories special.
I often hear others speak about how they would love to scrapbook to preserve their memories, but they don’t have the time or skills necessary to do so. My passion of preserving memories in order to keep them special has compelled me to reach out to others and give back through Tru Kraft Creations.
Keeping your memories special
Tru Kraft Creations was founded to assist others by offering help to those who may not have the time or skills to keep their memories special by scrapbooking.
Discussions will be provided here that will be centered around scrapbooking in order to help those of you who lack the necessary skills to scrapbook. This will include tips, how to’s, and my journey of helping others keep their memories special to name a few. Custom and pre-made scrapbooks will also be available here for those of you who do not have the time to preserve your memories.
I am a firm believer that there is always something new to learn no matter how much you already know about a topic. So feel free to look around and if you ever have anything to share or questions about scrapbooking, I would love for you to share it with me.
Founder of Tru Kraft Creations