Practical Pen Budget Storage Ideas and Tips

There are dozens of pen or marker types, styles, brands and tips for scrapbookers. With all the different sizes and shapes and then the rules, it is difficult to figure out a good storage method for your writing utensils. Here are several different tips to help. First, the rules. If it is a basic writing pen or a pen designed to do journaling, these pens are usually single tipped (meaning they only write one way) and they can be stored any way you want – vertical, horizontal or upside down. Though I recommend upside down vertically to keep the ink … Continue reading

Finding a Scrapbooking Pen For You

Recently I was asked by a scrapbooker, what is the best pen to journal on your layouts? She was interested in what size worked best and what type of pen I recommended. When choosing a scrapbook pen, many factors must be considered. The first consideration is always that the pen be acid-free. Most pens that are sold at regular stores are not acid-free. Specialty scrapbook pens can be purchased at all scrapbook stores and most craft stores. They will say acid-free on them. Another consideration is what type of penning you will be doing with it. Are you using it … Continue reading