Save Time. While great fun, scrapbooking is a time_consuming activity that many of us can't afford today. Planning layout, design, and color schemes comes first. Assembling photos, mementos, and embellishments comes next. Then assembling everything into an attractive package requires a major time investment. We look everywhere for ways to save time, and free scrapbooking templates are a great time_saver. When you use free scrapbooking templates, you already have the basic page for your pictures. All you have to do is add your personal elements, and you're done!