Scrapbooking Business

Start your scrapbooking business today! This is a best home business idea for those who love crafts and scrapbooking.

Do you love scrapbooking??

If you love all of the terrific and beautiful scrapbooks, photo albums, and other crafts, this is one of those terrific craft business ideas for you.

Your scrapbooking business can put your hobby to work for you making money. This is also a terrific idea for work at home moms.

Get paid to do what you enjoy!

I do love all of the papers, stickers, stamps, trimmers, and other tools. However, I never seem to make the time for a lengthy project such as a full scrapbook – I did one and it took me several years to complete.

Give your clients a call and help them get their projects done -- either finish them up or do the entire project for them . . .  (from start to finish!)

Scrapbooking Business Ideas

With your skills, they'll greatly appreciate the opportunity to get something they've always wanted completed!

This is one of my great craft business ideas for you to put your talents and services to work making terrific keepsakes for others who love the books, but cannot seem to find the time (or don’t necessarily possess the creative talent).

Your clients will be busy moms, families, pet owners, and travelers. Work with them to capture their young families or lifetime memories (and what terrific gifts these would make!)

What a great way to earn an income while helping others get an artistic collage of photos they’ll cherish forever.

And you set the hours you want to work -- time that is convenient for you with your personal schedule.

N2 - Niche Notes

Niche Notes!!

This is up to your creativity and imagination!  Have FUN and expand your scrapbooking business in the following ways:

1) Provide your scrapbooks online and/or capture the essence of paper scrapbooks digitally.

2) Specialize your business with Infants, toddlers, school-aged children - incorporate with your day care or child camp business.

3) Sports Teams/Events,

4) Pets are the perfect focus for photos (how about albums for puppies and kitties?).  

5) Provide travelers lasting memories of their trips throughout the country or world.

6) Weddings – work directly with wedding photographers and brides (my wedding pictures are still in a box!),

7) School functions (proms) and Class Reunions.

8) Family Reunions.

9) What about starting a scrapbooking accessories kiosk business -- offering paper, pens, stickers, stencils,etc.?   This could be FUN!!

10) Offer services creating unique invitations for special events.

11) Create family recipe book(s) as keepsakes.

12) Add this service to your photography business.

Scrapbooking Business -- What's It Take?


  • Interest in scrapbooking, photography, photo albums
  • Creativity in assembling scrapbooking and paper crafts
  • Organization Skills
  • People Skills & Good Communication Skills

Resources: Scrapbooks, a variety of decorative papers, trimmers, stamps, stickers, etc.

Time Required: 5-15 hrs/week; can work full-time 30-40+ hrs/week

Training: Attend basic training at craft/hobby and scrapbooking stores. Inventory management/tracking skills to track and charge for materials, knowledge of photography editing, ability to use scrapbooking tools efficiency, artistic skills

Market: Busy women, working moms & dads, Family Reunions, High school/College Renunions, Travelers

Home Based: Yes

Internet: No

Location: Geographically Flexible (Local, Regional, National, Global)

Start-Up Costs: $100 - $500

Minimizing Start-Up Costs: Check on freeware or shareware to meet your inventory tracking and scheduling needs. Consider online scrapbooking tools to expand you services.  Look for good online tutorials for minimal expense; investigate low cost training at your hobby store, local community center, or college.

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