A new year is here and there's no better way to record 2023 than with a scrapbook. Scrapbooking is a relaxing and beautiful craft that allows you to take a trip down memory lane.


Your scrapbook can be entirely personalised with photos, ticket stubs, train tickets, and handwritten notes - anything that will help you remember this amazing year! You can scrapbook in anything you like - there are no rules.

Pick up a sleek black scrapbook or create your own DIY scrapbook album and start planning out what style you want your scrapbook to follow. If you're unsure where to start check out our travel journal ideas which are full of fun ways you can use your scrapbook.

If you're going for a creative approach then you can use things from your stash to accessorise with like pom poms, patterned papers, and gems to add some extra sparkle.

For those of you who are starting from scratch, and are new to the scrapbooking game then we'd recommend picking up a scrapbooking kit. There are plenty of affordable ones on the market in a range of themes, colours and styles you just need to pick one which suits you!

We've collected some of our favourite scrapbooking kits to help you find one which sparks your creativity and allows you to keep all your precious memories safe. Have a browse through these scrapbooking kits and let us know over on Instagram if you buy one.

21 of the best scrapbooking kits

1. Vienrose scrapbooking kit

Amazon scrapbooking kit

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This scrapbooking kit from Vienrose is the perfect starter kit for newbies and would make a lovely gift. The kit comes with everything you need to start your scrapbooking journey including a high-quality scrapbook complete with metal edging and thick, luxe paper, 12 pens that will show against the black paper, and lots of bits and bobs to decorate with - colourful shaped stickers, lace tapes, decorative flowers, and hemp rope. It also comes with a beautiful gift box and you can choose between a range of colours for the front of the scrapbook. With this scrapbooking kit, some washi tape, and all your keepsake photos you'll be able to make a scrapbook you'll treasure for years to come.

2. Grafix scrapbooking kit

Grafix Scrapbooking Kit

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We love this scrapbooking kit because not only does it come with the album but it also includes some pretty papers you can decorate with. It includes eight sheets of patterned paper, stickers, decorative borders, some die-cut background, and even some glue and a pen. It really does come with everything you need!

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3. Caitlin Rose Crafts' scrapbooking kit

Etsy Scrapbooking kit

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Caitlin Rose Crafts scrapbooking kit bundle is great value for money. For around £25 they'll send you a scrapbook album alongside a huge range of papers, cards, pens, tapes, stickers, decorative items, and much more. Each bundle is a complete surprise making the kit both fun and a test of your creativity.

4. Anpro baby scrapbooking kit

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This scrapbooking kit from Anpro is perfect for new mums or those wanting to document a little one's journey. This kit comes with a 40 page book to fill in, a pen with coloured infills, corner stickers, edged scissors, decorative tape and some drawing templates. Make sure you also use our free baby patterned papers in your scrapbook.

5. LA style scrapbooking kit

LA style scrapbooking kit

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This funky scrapbooking kit from Memivalley is a modern take on scrapbooking. Choose between a white, black or brown scrapbook and you'll be posted it alongside various stickers, photos, ribbons, washi, cardboard frames and embellishments. Every kit is different and many of the kits include photos from famous places, movies or landmarks.

6. Vienrose Our Adventure Book scrapbooking kit

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Record your own adventures just like Ellie did in UP with this sweet scrapbooking kit. We love that the album is themed on the famous scrapbook from up and comes with its own washi, stickers, papers, and tools. You can choose between 80 or 40 pages and the kit comes with a lovely box you can put your scrapbook in if it's for a loved one.

7. Martha Brook scrapbooking kit

Not on the High Street scrapbooking kit

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This gorgeous personalised scrapbooking kit is from Martha Brook and would make a lovely gift. This kit comes with a luxury hardback scrapbook which can be personalised with a name and text on the inside cover page. It also comes with a gold pen, five sheets of coloured paper, gold washi tape and a glue stick. The kit comes packaged in a beautiful box and can even be gift-wrapped!

8. BZzzbeeco scrapbooking kit

BZzzbeeco scrapbooking kit

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For a super affordable scrapbooking kit look no further than BZzzbeeco's shop on Etsy. For just £5 you'll get 15 x 15 cm 40 sheet scrapbook, a neon/glitter pen and some colourful sticker photo corners. It would make a fab secret Santa gift or is perfect for those of you who want a more simple, paired back scrapbook.

9. YILEEY scrapbooking kit

YILEEY scrapbooking kit

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You can't go wrong with this classic scrapbooking kit. This 40 sheets black album can hold over 160 photos and is waiting for you to fill with memories. The kit also comes with 10 metallic marker pens, stencils, sticks, and photo corners to give your scrapbook an extra wow factor.

10. Coral and Ink's scrapbooking supplies

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If you already have your scrapbook/journal purchased then these mini supply kits are for you! Coral and Ink sell four different types of scrapbooking kits under the themes of celestial, travel, antiques, and butterflies. Each kit comes with 7 beautiful paper prints and 4 smaller ones, some card prints, 4 card tags, 2 stamp stickers, 3 washi sticker sheets with matching washi and 2 mini envelopes.

11. Toga's bullet journal kit

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This kit is great for those of you who prefer bullet journalling but it can also be used for scrapbooking. The kit comes with an A5 journal, lots of mini stickers and templates to decorate with, and a stamp with ink.

12. Simply Creative scrapbooking kit

Simply Creative scrapbooking kit

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This bumper scrapbooking kit from Simply Creative is ideal for scrapbooking newbies. It comes with everything from the album itself to glue, coloured papers, photo corners, pens and stickers. Craft stash also sell a huge range of extra scrapbooking accessories including themed papers and stamps.

13. Oh My Craft Room's scrapbooking kit

Oh My Craft Room's scrapbooking kit

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Oh My Craft Room is selling this gorgeous botanical scrapbooking kit which comes with themed papers, stickers, chipboard frames and elements. The chipboard frames are perfect for highlighting key moments and framing photos while the other metal elements add some texture to your album.

14. FaCraft scrapbooking kit

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FaCraft have created a scrapbooking kit with plenty of accessories and fun additions! There's stickers, wooden embellishments, vintage papers, and a pretty clamshell album. It would make the loveliest wedding album, especially when you add in some of our free vintage couture patterned papers.

15. Mini scrapbooking kit

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If you're looking for a smaller album to start your scrapbooking journey with then this is the kit for you. This mini kit comes with a miniature ring bind 4"x 4" scrapbook as well as a collection of papers, graphics, and stickers. Its size makes it ideal for scrapbooking on the go!

16. Blue Whale Gifts scrapbooking kit

Blue Whale Gifts scrapbooking kit

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We love this striped scrapbooking kit from Blue Whale Gifts. It comes with a 40 sheet scrapbook, various textured and metallic papers, a host of 3D embellishments like flowers, ribbons and butterflies and so much more. You can get really creative with this kit and turn it into anything you want!

17. Historical Home's scrapbooking kit

Historical home's scrapbooking kit

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For those of you wanting to add a touch of the gothic to your scrapbook or journal then pick up this kit from Historical Home. The pack comes with 45 paper graphics in a range of spooky designs. Layer them beneath your photos, under notes or frame them in the book to add some darkness to your album.

18. Autumn Knight Designs scrapbooking kit

Autumn Knight Designs scrapbooking kit

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Autumn Knight Designs has created one of the cheapest scrapbooking kits on the market. This kit comes with 15cm x 15cm scrapbook, various hand designed printables, assorted gems and flowers, washi tape and textured papers. It really packs a punch for such a cheap kit!

19. Little Added Touches scrapbooking kit

Little Added Touches scrapbooking kit

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Little Added Touches have created the most beautiful ocean-themed scrapbook accessory set. There's 40 pieces inside and they're a mixture of stickers, papers, tape strips, self-adhesive wax seals, and gold foiled washi sticker. The pack would make a wonderful gift for papercrafters.

20. Seaspray Designs scrapbooking kit

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Craft your own mini scrapbook with this fab kit! 24 papers, a variety of cut shapes of paper, a pack full of ribbons and buttons. The kit also includes three metal book rings so you can design each page then fix them all together into a handmade scrapbook.

21. Mystery scrapbooking kit

Mystery scrapbooking kit

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Looking for a scrapbooking surprise? Pick up one of Galaxy Gifts mystery boxes which are full of scrapbooking accessories. Your box will include 34 pieces which are mostly scrapbook supplies but also a few fun extras. Past boxes have included everything from papers and stickers to washi and even a pin!

Capture every memory with scrapbooking kits

Time marches on, but with a complete scrapbooking kit, you can curate all your memories right away! With a vast range of styles to choose from, there's never been a better time to creatively collate the highlights of your year!


Top up your scrapbooking supplies with Gathered

Want to make sure you don't run out of scrapbooking supplies during your trips down memory lane? Check out Gathered's detailed guide to the best scrapbooking supplies right now.


Phoebe Burt
Phoebe BurtSEO and Communities Editor, Gathered

Phoebe has worked for Gathered, and our sister magazine Mollie Makes, for 3 years. She manages our Arts & Crafts section and specialises in social media and content strategy. She has a background in all things marketing, a flair for Pinterest and a knack for finding the next big craft trend. Previously she worked as Digital Campaign Executive for Fat Media. You may recognise her name from Mollie Makes Social Media magazine, where she shared her expertise and top tips on becoming social media savvy.

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