Scrapbooking Guinness World Record attempt to fundraise for Dolly's Dream

Kylie King hopes to set a Guinness World Record on May 4 for the largest number of participants in a scrapbooking class.

She's hoping at least 250 people will attend the event at Penrith Panthers.

"I am aiming for 280 participants which is the maximum that the room we have at Penrith Panthers can hold," Ms King said.

The event also serves as a fundraiser for Dolly's Dream, which seeks to raise awareness about the serious issue of bullying and its devastating effects.

Dolly's Dream was set up in memory of Amy 'Dolly' Everett, aged 14, who took her own life in January 2018, after an extended period of bullying and cyberbullying.

"This organisation really resonated with me as I had experienced bullying during my time at school and admire that from an absolute tragedy, Dolly's parents have established this charity to act as a voice for change for those who cannot speak for themselves," the Faulconbridge resident said.

"I personally have used scrapbooking and journaling as a coping mechanism to deal with situations, so I believe that the cause and activity would go together well for an event for people to come together for a common cause."

Ms King is an independent adviser for Creative Memories, which sells scrapbooking, cardmaking and papercraft supplies. She holds workshops in the Blue Mountains to show people how easy it is to complete an album to preserve their precious memories.

All attendees at the May 4 event will receive a scrapbooking kit to be used at the event, which will also include games and activities.

Ms King said donations were already flooding in from around NSW.

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