Synopses & Reviews
Images in scrapbooks often portray a picture-perfect world. Children are cute, adorable and angelic, motherhood is effortless and continuously rewarding, and marriage to that perfect man is pure bliss. Children smile lovingly into the camera, women give thanks for their wonderful families and the world is a beautiful, harmonious place.
Oh, please Let's get real
Real life is never that easy - but it's much more interesting. Imperfect Lives takes you where other scrapbooking books dare not and offers a chance to document the poignant beauty and truth of our everyday lives. In this book 60 talented women take on the creative challenge of scrapbooking the realities of motherhood, the hard work of relationships, the inevitability of aging and other real-life situations that have made them grow as people and artists.
Inside, you'll find: Layouts that exemplify the whole range of life experience, from loss and illness to births and triumphsThe Story Behind the Layout where the artists share what compelled her to create the layoutPage after page of inspiration and encouragement for capturing the imperfect slices of our everyday livesImperfect Lives celebrates scrapbookers who have the courage to tackle honest, raw and realistic subjects. So take a look at your life and start celebrating what's real.
Revolutionizing the art of scrapbooking by offering pages that capture the true essence of real, everyday life, this book celebrates those who have the courage to tackle honest, raw, and realistic subjects--the real-life situations that have made them grow as people and artists. 100 color illustrations.