10 Signs You Might Be a Scrapbooker….

Do you remember the popular Jeff Foxworthy series, "You Might Be a Redneck?"  Well, last week on the PaperCrafter's Corner facebook page, we asked you to complete the following sentence:

You Might Be a Scrapbooker If…

We had 77 different responses on our facebook page. Here are 10 especially good ones to share :)

10 Signs You Might be a Scrapbooker…

  1. You pick your kids clothes out to compliment the paper you just bought… Jane Allen
  2. You have a hard time spending $50 on a leather wallet, but don't blink an eye when dropping $85 at Archivers! … Jennifer Chapin
  3. You buy a car with a covered trunk (not a hatchback) solely so you can hide all of your scrapbooking supplies you bought until your husband is out of the house and you can sneak them in…. Suzy Jenkins-Boni
  4. You get a natural high from being in a scrapbook store!…. Khyra Charlette Taylor
  5. You might be a scrapbooker if the word "crop" doesn't mean anything farm related to you…. Tish Schneider
  6. Your brother sees your scrapbook room for the first time and mentions the TV show "Hoarders."…. Karen Ordway
  7. You tell your husband (who has just implied that he is going to give you a "good time" in the bedroom) "Let me just finish this layout first and I'll be right there!"…. Evie McGrew
  8. You have 20 different tools just to cut paper!…. Deborah Evans
  9. You force your boyfriend to dress up & celebrate holidays he really doesn't care about just because you have super cute paper to scrap the pictures with!… Jennifer Horning
  10. You might be a scrapbooker if you find tabs from photo splits in your underwear when you go shopping and try on clothes…. Nancy Bridges

Thanks so much to those facebook fans who responded. ALL of the responses were great and I had such fun reading them!. If you missed the thread on facebook, it's worth checking out.

Meanwhile, in the "great minds think alike" category, my scrap-bloggy friend Lain Ehmann posted a similar post on her Layout A Day blog last week. Her post was entitled… You know you're addicted to scrapbooking when.… And she lists 13 signs. You should check out her funny list here. My favorite was sign #8 which was, "You make so many furtive calls to your Creative Memories / Stampin Up / Close to my Heart consultant that your husband refers to her as "your dealer." Lain always has a fun way of looking at this hobby we love :)

And finally, if you missed the facebook thread last week, feel free to chime in here with your own silly signs of being a scrapbooker / addicted to scrapbooking!


  1. says

    ha! i have a long list just like this going on in my head – seems like every time i see someone comment about something scrapbooking related on facebook (or elsewhere), it’s something quirky that i end up adding to the list! ๐Ÿ˜€
    this is CUTE! i do love our little (huge) crafty family!

  2. says

    All true though I seriously can relate to number 4. After a stressful day I will tell my husband that I need to go to the scrapbook store for therapy!! In the long run it might be cheaper to go to the therapist. Hehe. Natural high! Right on!!
    xoxo, Christine

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