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As a scrapbooker, you can never have enough inspiration, especially when it comes to great layout ideas. So whether you're stumped for a page design for your photos or just want to relax with some great scrapbook eye candy, you've picked up the right book.
Inside 601 Great Scrapbook Ideas you'll find hundreds of layouts to get your creative juices flowing. And because the layouts were created by over 200 scrapbook artists, there truly is something for every taste. Plus, you'll find scrapbooking tips and ideas for you to use on your own pages.
Hundreds of never-before-seen layouts
Pages on all your favorite subjects, including relationships, everyday life, special events, holidays, kids, pets and more
Great scrapbooking tips for your own layouts
With 601 Great Scrapbook Ideas great scrapbook inspiration is only a page away
Readers will be introduced to techniques and inspiration for creating mixed-media charms and other jewelry items from a selection of twenty-five talented contributing artists. Together, these artists have collaborated to create a stunning charm bracelet that demonstrates techniques such as working with wire, beads, solder, fabric, found objects and more which can be applied to other crafts. In addition to reading about each individual artists inspiration and creative thought process, readers will learn how to organize art swaps or collaborations of their own.
Make your own stunning jewelry and meet new friends in the process
Welcome to A Charming Exchange, a place where inspired minds meet to combine and swap ideas and techniques to create unique charm bracelets, earrings, talismans and more. Your hosts, authors Ruth Rae and Kelly Snelling, have joined forces with a diverse group of talented contributing artists to bring you 55 step-by-step techniques in 25 inspiring jewelry projects. Combine the techniques in your own way, learn how to collaborate with other artists, create pieces for yourself or trade what you make with others.
Whether you are new to jewelry making or a seasoned pro, you'll find plenty to inspire you to take your creations to a new level. In addition to basic jewelry techniques, you'll learn to:
- Connect with other jewelry enthusiasts online or in your own community and work together to merge styles and share ideas and methods.
- Discover how easy it is to incorporate unusual elements (from gold leaf to animal crackers tins) into your wearable pieces.
- Make your own decorative chain links, add rivets to metal, create your own jump rings and much more
Let A Charming Exchange show you how to connect with like-minded souls and start making your own gorgeous jewelry pieces today.