Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born.

-Dale Turner-

Wednesday, July 18, 2007

hmmm..... this is interesting

this is extracted from another website....

There are a total of 4.4 million new scrapbooking households since 2001 in the USA, for a total of over 26 million households and 32.1 million scrapbookers.

Spending on scrapbooking supplies by households that scrapbook has increased 6.3 percent to $96.76 annually since 2001.

Almost one in four, or 24.5 percent of U.S. households, participate in the hobby of scrapbooking, with Western states showing the most households involved in the hobby (between 26–31 percent of households).

Thirty-nine percent of scrapbookers have been involved in the hobby for five years or more.

Scrapbook enthusiasts are most likely to be females between the ages of 30 and 50. Eighty-two percent have a college education and nearly 50 percent are employed full-time.

Scrapbooking expenditures have increased significantly over the last three years.
Now, about 75 percent of scrapbookers spend at least $25 on supplies in a month. On average, scrapbook enthusiasts own scrapbooking supplies valued at approximately $1,853, an 81 percent increase since 2001.
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