There is a lot to be said about the time_saving benefits of using scrapbooking templates. If you've ever spent hours trying to think of a theme for your next project, you will know what I mean. You'd have to choose colors, designs, shapes, and layouts. But with scrapbooking templates, you can avoid all that, plus also avoid looking for different scrapbook ideas and then trying to find suitable embellishments for the theme you choose.
Groups and forums _ Although not as organized and pretty_looking as standard websites, these forums contain a lot of information and useful downloads as shared by their members. Most of these information and downloads are only available for those who sign up, so joining a group or two will be very helpful indeed. Not only that, but the social aspects of these groups or forums allow you to communicate with other members. You can also choose to search for certain groups or members with similar interests as yours.