Scrapbooking Terms

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A ream refers to 500 sheets of paper.


Create rhythm on a layout by means of repetition, continuous lines or images. Images can be arranged across your layout or repeated to create the illusion of peace or movement. Rhythm, created by connecting components brings order to your design.

Rice Paper

A misnomer used to describe a light weight Oriental paper. There is no such thing as rice paper. Only rice starch is used to size paper such as mulberry paper and other handmade papers. The most common mistake is when people refer to vellum as rice paper.

Rubber Stamp

An image that is made out of rubber and usually mounted onto a piece of wood for easy handling. Rubber stamps are used to imprint an image onto paper by hand using ink.