5 AWESOME IDEAS FOR AN ACHIEVEMENT SCRAPBOOK
Sometimes plastering your medals and trophies on the walls is too flashy for the humble and the modest. If you want to keep your great achievements safely catalogued, make them into a scrapbook. That way you can showcase them to those who are truly interested, and save you a lot of hassle when you move. Here are five brilliant tips to make your trophy album a presentable masterpiece.
There are multiple ways to fix the many medals you’ve earned to your scrapbook page. While tape and glue can always do the job, it is less desirable as it can permanently damage the medal itself. What we recommend is to place them in clear plastic sleeves and paste the sleeves into the album pages.
The best way to place certificates in your scrapbook is to make photo corners for them out of cardstock. This makes it easy to remove your certificates from your album – and just as simple to put them back when done. You can also opt to buy ready-made photo corners at art supply stores.
If you were ever a Girl Guide or a Boy Scout, you would know the joys of collecting badges. Unlike trophies and other heavy forms of prizes, badges would fit right into an achievement album because of their small size. Not only do they demonstrate your feats of success, they also make very cute decoration.
For the professional video gamer or the math whiz that has always placed first in class – you can document your achievement rankings in your scrapbook. In the case of the gamer, this can be in the form of a printed screenshot, framed with images of the matches you’ve played. In the latter example, neatly record the date of your achievement and make a ranking list for yourself.
Trophies are a lot trickier – as most do not fit into any sort of paper album. The best way to add them to your achievement book is to photograph them and sort them by categories. To make your pages more interesting, take images of yourself holding the trophies. Better yet, include pictures of ceremonies and events from the time you received the awards.
It might sound like a strange idea – but scrapbooks are gamers are actually quite common. From video games to
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