The Benefits and Uses of a Family Scrap Book Scrapbooks have become very popular in recent years, and scrapbooking only continues to grow in popularity. Keeping a family scrap book is a fantastic way to improve on the traditional family photo album. They can make a collection of photos really reflect the personality of the family members. Scrapbooks allow the maker's creativity to flourish. Photos of children can be embellished with decorative elements that are related to activities the children like, or activities they are participating in in the photos. Pages can be dedicated to certain themes. Photos of the family can be laid out in more creative ways than in traditional photo albums. Scrapbooks make displaying family memories as interesting as possible.