The University of Delaw published a story that talks about the passion of one of its professors, Debra Hess Norris. Norris is an avid fan of The Beatles and she keeps a lot of memorabilia with her to show her love and fondness as a fan of the music giants.
Norris is also an expert on photo restoration, and provided advice on how people can continue to keep items that are dear to them. Her advice varied from protecting materials from unpredictable conditions to documentation of the collection for insurance.
Norris’ suggestions and life as a zealous fan were full of entertainment and adequate information, but memorabilia collection is not the only way to demonstrate one’s enthusiasm, whether a legendary band, sports team, or any other personal endeavor. Individuals can visit scrapbook stores online and create a scrapbook that documents his or her passions.
Scrapbooking is a great alternative to collecting memorabilia, as albums can keep pictures and stories at the same time. Moreover, albums are visually appealing media that allow a person to artistically communicate emotions and ideas.
Another definite benefit is that scrapbooking serves as a facility to relieve a person from stress or routine concerns. Scrapbooking allows one to unwind, calm down, and have a fresher point of view.
Of course, one cannot simply start scrapbooking without the necessary materials. Scissors, paper trimmers, cardstock and patterned paper are some of the basic scrapbooking materials. These can easily be accessed from a good online scrapbook store like All Scrapbook Steals (http://AllScrapbookSteals.com).
Scrapbooking is a great easy way to show the world and remind oneself about the things he or she is truly passionate about. All it takes is the passion and a creative imagination.
(Source: Ultimate Beatles fan, University of Delaware, February 5, 2014)