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Scrapbooking Supply Wholesale

There is one great reason for scrapbooking supply wholesale purchases: stickers and photo corners.


Scrapbooking Supply Wholesale
by Emily Burson

Cost efficient scrapbooking supply; wholesale or no?

As more and more people begin creating scrapbooks, there is not shortage of places specializing in the various items that make up scrapbook supply. Wholesale distributors are found easily, especially as the internet begins catering to the crafster in each person. But, is scrapbooking supply wholesale distribution and pricing really worth it?

Pros to Scrapbooking Supply Wholesale Purchases

The positive side of scrapbooking supply wholesale purchases is the discount you immediately receive. Like anything else bought wholesale or in bulk, some of the middle man costs and such are defrayed. Wholesale distribution is about quantity, and the more you buy the better.

Basic supplies are probably best purchased through some sort of scrapbooking supply wholesale distributor. A serious scrapbooker will go through lots of pens, cardstock, glue, tape, adhesive, scissors, and blank pages. If you can buy these things through a wholesale distributor, you will save money in the long run, even if the purchase seems to cost a lot at first.

If you are planning a consistent look throughout your scrapbook, this could be especially cost-effective for you. With the help of a scrapbooking supply wholesale distributor, you can get identical supplies that will help your scrapbook achieve a cohesive look. Theme packs, such as for a wedding or new baby, are also sometimes available through a wholesale distributor.

Cons to Scrapbooking Supply Wholesale Purchases

On the other side of every pro is a con, and that is especially true with scrapbooking supply wholesale purchases. There is a certain amount of creativity that runs deep within each person who enjoys creating scrapbooks. A scrapbook is an expression of individuality and uniqueness.

Consequently scrapbooking supply wholesale purchases are hard to work into a creative person. If your goal is for each page in your scrapbook to have a certain amount of individuality, then wholesale purchases will probably not work for you. Even an over-arching theme is hard to accomplish if you purchases things through wholesale. It is much more difficult to find wholesale distributors that offer things like variety packs.

While it may seem cost-effective at first, it will end up being a waste of time and money if you do not end up using the supplies. Even things you think you may use a lot, such as precut scenes and dies, can be a waste of money if you are not careful.

The Ultimate reason for Scrapbooking Supply Wholesale Purchases

There is one great reason for scrapbooking supply wholesale purchases: stickers and photo corners. Every person who has ever created a scrapbook has gone through an inordinate amount of stickers. Plants, animals, seashells, wedding bells, handprints…you name it and a scrapbook creator has probably used them. Stickers, however, can be expensive, so a wholesale purchase can save money. And, since most stickers can be used in more than one situation, you can keep them and use them in many different ways and situations.

Photo corners offer and alternative to pasting pictures directly on to the page, and this is a great option if you think you may want to use the pictures in another situation in the future. With the advent of scanners, you may want to show someone your pictures that cannot see the whole scrapbook. Therefore, a scrapbooking supply wholesale purchase of photo corners would never be a waste of money.

No matter what your scrapbook needs are, think carefully before you go with a scrapbooking supply wholesale distributor. If you decide to go with a distributor, here are a few places to look for your supplies:

Emily Burson is a 2001 graduate of Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. She worked for a year as a full time copywriter before getting a job at her church, Sherwood Oaks Christian Church. She works at the church full time and loves it. She loves to read and write, and believes that children's books and young adult literature contain some of the most powerful lessons and messages that the written word has to offer. She is an avid scrapbooker and loves to travel, having been to Costa Rica, Venezuela, and Honduras, as well as many states.

If you would like to contact her about her writing, craft ideas, or book reviews, email her at

Also, read her personal thoughts on God, faith, life, culture, and more.

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