In 2006, chipboard became a big hit with scrapbookers and the trend continues!
Chipboard is a cardboard-like material but thinner. Not all chipboard is acid-free so make sure to check its packaging label. Usually those created as scrapbooking embellishments are acid-free.
As you can see, pre-made chipboards make very interesting page accents and add dimension to your scrapbooking layouts. They can instantly brighten up a layout. The good thing is they are not too bulky. Just add adhesive to the back of the pre-made chipboard piece and stick it to your desired place on your layout. Easy to use.
Pre-made chipboard can be costly. Companies started producing plain chipboard. They are less expensive but not as pretty and a new scrapbooker might be stumped by how to use it!
Plain chipboard or naked chipboard is fantastic for customizing and creating your very own unique embellishment, at a fraction of the price. You can customize it perfectly to match any layout!
Some ideas for embellishing your plain chipboard for:
Chipboard is a very versatile scrapbooking embellishment with endless possibilities!
If you want to a step-by-step guide to creating your own designed chipboard, don't miss out on the video below by Tammy Mitchell.