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12x12 Page Protectors
Archival safe page protectors 12x12 format is one of the most important protection and storage devised used by scrapbookers doing crafts. A 12 x 12 sheet protector provide not only a easy place to store finished scrapbook pages it also provide a perfect no punch solution that prevent the need to punch holes in the newly designed scrapbook albums pages.
If an accident should happen the 12 x 12 page protector preventing the scrapbook page from being damaged.
The pre-punched holes in the sheet protector may get damaged but the page protector itself can easily be replaced which may not be the case with the scrapbook page featuring valuable photos and memorabilia from the past.
The scrapbook pages are also extra protected when filed in 12 x 12 plastic sleeves they prevent damage from fluids, finger prints (acidic), dust - you name it almost.
12 x 12 Scrappers Favorite Size - Why ?
A 12 x 12 page is simply a nice large square that easy can be formatted into exciting scrap-booking designs. At the same time most photos used to be provided in 4 x 6 inch formats or 3-1/2 x 5 inch which adds up greatly on a 12 x 12 sheet when laid out next to each other.
Acid and Archival Safe
As the scrap-booking trend started to grow so did the need for 12 x 12 holders and the demand from the market, being the very educated scrapbookers was that it was to be archival safe and acid free holders. To protect and provide protection for long term storage. As demanded as provided and today most 12 x 12 page protectors for scrapbookers are made in archival safe and acid free polypropylene.
One little word of advise when you purchase scrapbooking holders make sure the 12 x 12 or what ever size there refers to is the size of the design the holder actual can store not the outer dimensions of the page protector.
Secondly pay attention to the thickness of the page protectors. You are most likely adding embellishment an other decoration to your design. This and the photos add up in weight so get a super heavy weight quality page protector. Not a thin flimsy one that will be sagging after some time.
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Archival Safe Page Protectors