Elmwood Park, NJ (April 26, 2010) National Scrapbooking Day has emerged as a way of celebrating the number one, top-selling category of the 39 craft segments in the $27 billion U.S. craft and hobby industry. National Scrapbooking Day is held each year on the first Saturday in May. It started in 1994 as a way of celebrating the joys of scrapbooking.
According to the Craft & Hobby Association (CHA) about 35 percent (or 40 million) of the 113 million U.S. households scrapbook, rubber stamp or make cards and spent approximately $4 billion* in 2009 on scrapbook, “Memory Craft” and other paper crafting products.
According to Google.com, Scrapping is so popular that there are now well over 1.3 million scrapbook bloggers, thousands of scrapbooking events, and dozens of magazines dedicated to scrapbooking.