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Scrapbooking Pens

Jul 30, 2008
You need to consider a few things before you select a scrapbooking pen. First, and most importantly make sure that the pens that you choose are free of acid. Most often the scrapbooking pens that are available in general stores are not acid free. If you take a close look at the pen, it will be stated on the pen itself, if it is acid free or not. Some of the finest quality pens are available in Art & Craft stores, you may get them in a few general stores, but it's quite rare.

Another thing that you would need to consider while buying your scrap booking pen is, what type of pen are you looking for. There are a myriad of different scrapping pens and you want to make sure that you choose the right type of pens. For example the scrap booking pens that you would need to write in your journal, would be different from the scrap booking pen that is used for creating titles. So, choose the right pen as per its application. Zig memory systems, are one of the best options for scrapbooking pens for writing titles. These come with pointed tips that are of vary in its thickness. A writer pen has a double tipped point. One end is extremely fine, whereas the other is sort of like a bullet, which is helpful in illustrating color in an explicit way. If you want to write a title, you can use both the tips, that is the bullet, as well as the fine tip. These pens are available in standard colors such as pink, red etc. Zig systems also has a choice of calligraphic tips. These tips are chiseled and are used for calligraphy. There are various new scrap booking pens that are constantly being released, and you can try these out, in order to enhance the appearance of your scrap book.

You can also use these scrapbooking pens for drawing and doodle. They provide wonderful designs to the scrap pages. There are a varied tips that you find in the market, these have unique design patterns and helps to create different layouts.

Doodles can also be created by using gel pens for scrapbooking. They come in a variety of color scales. Gel pens are also available in glitter, which add a sparkle to your scrap books.

A simple journal pen is apt for journal writing. These pens have a small tip for close writing. Millennium Zig pens are good for journal writing, and come in an extensive range of colors. The points of the tips, range from 003, 005 and 008.

These pens are flexible while writing, and are extremely useful as they enhance minute details while writing or drawing.

As you can see, there are a wide variety of scrapbooking pens that are available. List down your requirements and choose the right ones that fit your needs the best. These pens are used for different purposes and enhance the appearance of your scrapbook.
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For more tips and techniques on scrapbooking then why not visit our craft information site or for scrapbooking supplies then please visit our UK crafts shop - Criss Cross Crafts.
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