Adhesive - The product that is used to attach pictures and other items into a scrapbook page.
Album — Blank book used to hold scrap-booking pages.
Archival — Will last. Lightfast.
Border – The margins of a page.
Buffered — Maintains the core of a solution and prevents transference of acid from photos to paper.
Calligraphy — Old fashioned lettering.
Cardstock — Thick, sturdy paper, usually a thicker mil then regular paper.
Clipart — Art that is purchased usually in a group that can be used royalty free.
Collage — A collection of various items.
Corner Edger Scissors — Scissors that cut corners.
Crop — To cut or to trim a photograph.
Deacidification – Neutralizes the acid in paper.
Decorative scissors — Scissors which cut a decorative pattern.
Die-Cut Designs —Designs cut from die cut machines.
Double-Mount — To place a photograph or other item on two background papers.
Embellishment — A ‘special touch’ added to your layout for cosmetic value.
Emboss — To create a raised surface.
Eyelet - Eyelets are small metal circles through which the laces are threaded on a pair of shoes. They are used in a scrapbook context as decoration and as a means to "rivet" components onto a page--mainly card stock.
Focal point – The area of a design that you would like to draw attention.
Gel-Based rollers — pens with pigment ink.
General Pattern Paper — paper with patterns.
Gift Album — A collection of sentimental items put together for a person.
Handmade Paper — Paper made by hand.
Handmade Scraps — scrap book supplies made from layered die-cuts.
Heading — The caption or title.
Heritage — The traditions passed down from one generation to another generation.
Idea Books — Guidebooks usually written about one aspect of scrapbooking.
Intensity - The strength of a color.
Journaling — Any words you write in your scrapbook.
Layout — The arrangement of items in your scrapbook.
Lignin — a naturally occurring acid substance that breaks down over time.
Master Family Album — holds photos of everybody in the family and other items of interest.
Memorabilia — certificates, documents, and other items that tell a story.
Mount — to attach a photo or other item to another piece of paper.
Oval Cutters — paper trimmers that cut paper and photographs into ovals.
Page Protectors — acid-free plastic sheets protect your pages when they are complete.
Pattern Paper — paper with designs repeated on the entire page.
pH Level — measurement that tells a scrap booker how acidic or basic something is. Seven or above is thought of as ideal when scrapbooking.
Post-Bound Albums — scrap-booking albums that are held together with big metal posts that run through the pages.
Reversible Adhesive — an adhesive that can be removed if necessary.
Strap-Hinge Albums — scrap-booking albums held together with plastic straps that run through a holder directly on the pages and keep the book in place.
Template — a stencil or other pre-made item.
Theme — the overall subject.
Vellum — a lightweight, translucent paper.
Wax Pencil - A soft, acid-free pencil used to write on glass, plastic and photos.
Workshop —a class usually held at a scrap-booking store to help people new to scrapbooking to get started.