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.

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.

15 of the best scrapbooking kits

1. Vienrose scrapbooking kit

Amazon scrapbooking kit

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

We love this Grafix 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!

3. Caitlin Rose Crafts' scrapbooking kit

Etsy Scrapbooking kit

This 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.

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Each bundle is a complete surprise making the kit both fun and a test of your creativity.

4. Vienrose Our Adventure Book scrapbooking kit

Vienrose Our Adventure Book scrapbooking kit

Record your own adventures just like Ellie did in UP with this sweet Vienrose 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.

5. Martha Brook scrapbooking kit

Not on the High Street scrapbooking kit

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!

6. YILEEY scrapbooking kit

YILEEY scrapbooking kit

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.

7. Toga's bullet journal kit

Bullet Journal kit

This Toga's bullet journal 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.

8. Oh My Craft Room's scrapbooking kit

Oh My Craft Room's scrapbooking kit

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.

9. FaCraft scrapbooking kit

FaCraft scrapbooking kit

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.

10. Mini scrapbooking kit

Mini Scrapbook kit

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!

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11. Blue Whale Gifts scrapbooking kit

Blue Whale Gifts scrapbooking kit

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!

12. Mystery scrapbooking kit

Mystery scrapbooking kit

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!

13. KRUCE vintage scrapbooking supplies kit

Kruce vintage scrapbooking supplies

This gorgeous vintage kit is absolutely packed with materials for scrapbooking including an A6 notebook, background papers, washi tape stickers, photo frames as much more.

You'll have a brilliant time filling your scrapbook with these stunning designs!

14. Woodland wildlife journal kit

Woodland wildlife journal kit

This whimsical woodland wildlife journal kit will bring some rustic charm into your scrapbooking. Who can resist these endearing watercolour creatures and plants?

These fabulous designs would be perfect for card making too.

15. Ocean nature journal kit

Ocean nature journal kit

Set sail for a maritime adventure with this nostalgic ocean-themed scrapbook kit. We love all the little details in this set and the enchanting watercolour designs.

It includes postcards, die-cut ephemera, patterned backing papers and much more.

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!


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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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