Canadian Scrapbooker is a quarterly magazine independently published in Calgary since 2005. Available in print and digital formats, its mission is to educate and present new and unique ideas for passionate paper crafters and provide inspiration, information, and ideas.Through regular departments and features, they strive to highlight the creativity of Canadian scrapbookers.
Canadian Scrapbooker covers all areas related to scrapbooking, including card making, stamping, paper crafts, and digital scrapbooking, along with heartfelt editorial stories about the people that defi ne the craft and share the crafting community.
The publication appeals to readers who desire current, relevant, and reliable information at their fingertips. Through webisodes, they provide insightful and fun shows that reach out to educate online readers. With their active Facebook fans, and through their bloggers, they are able to generate excitement in the industry!
Canadian Scrapbooker magazine can be found on all major newsstands, in the independent scrapbook stores, in libraries, and also by subscription. With a readership of over 60,000 every issue, readers gain insight on the latest trends, products, techniques, and events available across Canada.
It’s not just about print and websites: Canadian Scrapbooker also has an app! Each issue is available for download onto a tablet (iPad, iPhone, iPod, and all androids). Tap, swipe, pinch, zoom and link directly to advertisers’ websites! Studies show that 64% of magazine app users, return to the app again, and they do it an average of 3.7 times.
The Canadian Scrapbooker creative team is an energetic, dedicated, group of designers, writers, and contributors who are well-known and respected in their specific areas of expertise. They are diverse and located all across Canada.
Canadian Scrapbooker wants to see and publish your work. If you have an unpublished, original layout that you want to share with others across Canada, you’re invited to send it to them.
They are currently looking for articles, videos and photo essays focused on these themes:
- Inspired by Charlie Brown
- Inspired by Instagram
- Inspired by a cocktail
- Father’s Day
- Leave Your Legacy – layouts about your efforts to support a cause that is important to you
- Invitations for deck parties, barbecues, pool parties, etc.
- General summer fun
- This layout brought to you by “Italy” – inspired by Italy
- Playing with feathers
- What a mess!
- Proud to be Canadian
- Double the Fun – create a layout based on Kelly Klapstein’s sketch
- Where you Create
Canadian Scrapbooker by the Numbers:
- 19,000 print copies sold per issue ($11.99 cover price)
- 1,700+ digital copies sold per issue ($10.99 per issue via tablets)
- 60,000+ readership per issue
- 35,000+ average # visitors to website per month
- 12,000+ average # of unique visitors to website per month
- 3,000+ views of each webshow (and growing)
- 17,000+ Facebook fans
The Spring 2014 issue of Canadian Scrapbooker is on sale online at www.canadianscrapbooker.ca and in bookstores on February 22.