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What is Digital Scrapbook Paper?

What is Digital Scrapbook Paper?

Digital scrapbooking has been taking the scrapbooking industry by storm in the last couple of years. With everyone taking most of their photos on their smartphones, it makes sense that scrapbooking has gone digital as well. To make digital scrapbooking easy, creative people started designing digital scrapbook paper. 

Digital scrapbook paper is artwork created as a digital image that you can use in your digital scrapbook projects. This digital paper can usually be found in PNG, JPG, or PDF format so that it can be easily used in different apps. As with physical scrapbook paper, digitals scrapbook paper typically comes in the size of 12in X 12in and in coordinating bundles.

How can you use digital scrapbook paper?

You are not limited to using digital scrapbook paper for just digital scrapbooking. Because they are essentially just an image file, digital scrapbook paper can be used for any creative project you might have. Besides actually printing out the pages to use in your physical scrapbook, here are some other ideas:

  • Desktop/Tablet/phone backgrounds
  • Notebook covers
  • Custom printable backgrounds
  • Print on Demand products such as mouse pads, coffee mugs, etc…
  • Art decor prints
  • Stickers
  • Party Decorations
  • So much more….

Where to find Digital Scrapbook Paper?

You can find digital scrapbook paper through a quick Google search, on Etsy, Creative Market, Creative Fabrica, and here at Digital Paper Packs.

If you would like to try using digital scrapbooking paper for free you can download a free digital paper pack from Digital Paper Packs below.

Can you print Digital Scrapbook Paper?

Yes, you can use your printer to print digital scrapbook paper. For best results use digital scrapbook paper that is 300 dpi. DPI stands for dots per inch and a DPI of at least 300 indicates that most printers can actually print the image without pixelation. Some digital scrapbook paper are only designed for use on screens and have a lower DPI. Before printing, be sure to check the DPI is at least 300.  

Also be aware of the digital scrapbook paper size. The digital papers typically come in the size of 12in by 12in and most printers are limited to printing 8.5in x 11in. Before printing, you may need to resize the paper or print it on multiple pages.

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