Synopses & Reviews
7Tremendous crossover potential -- intersects several crafting areas, taking techniques and inspiration from scrapbooking, altered art, and book making7Trendsetting techniques some using new products for the first time are featured in 30 step-by-step projects7Fresh angle -- project themes go beyond the typical (for example, birthday parties and weddings) and focus on significant relationships that grow and deepen during everyday livesThe memory art featured in Lifelines takes scrapbooking to a new level of artfulness in projects including handmade books, wall art and scrapbook pages showcasing the latest techniques in papercrafting and altered arts. The book explores a variety of relationships and personal connections through distinctive projects, showing readers how to chronicle their day-to-day lives and the lives of their loved ones (both in the present and the past). Lifelines is technique driven, so not only will readers be inspired terrific ideas, they'll be able to re-create the projects themselves with the aid step-by-step photography.
Lifelines is full of ideas for memory art projects that honor family, friends, life and your personal journey. From framed mixed-media collages, to sophisticated scrapbook pages, to decorative memory boxes, to commemorative books, projects are featured in three sections - Here and Now, Express Yourself and Forever Remembered - that focus on lifeline connections past and present. And the possibilities are endless: You can easily customize each project's innovative step-by-step techniques for meaningful masterpieces of your own Alter photos to create vintage or pop art effects.Transfer images to various project surfaces.Create spray paint resists with ephemera.Stamp and emboss on crafter's metal.And much more You'll be further inspired along the way by insightful tips from the authors, as well as galleries of additional projects from talented contributing artists. With Lifelines as your guide, you'll turn an ordinary trip down your personal memory lane into an extraordinary adventure.