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Tips, tricks and techniques from the Memory Makers Masters
If you're ready to graduate to a whole new level of scrapbook artistry, Mastering Scrapbook Styles is the resource that can show you how. With this comprehensive gallery, you'll add hundreds of innovative ideas to your bag of tricks, tips and techniques to help you truly master your craft. Designed to both inspire and educate, you'll learn how to incorporate today's most cutting-edge concepts while defining a look all your own, all the while enjoying exceptional scrapbook pages provided by the best of the best - the Memory Makers Masters, ten of the industry's top scrapbook artists.
You'll discover how to: Work with transparent page elements such as mica, microscope slides, transparencies and vellumIncorporate simple shapes into your layouts like circles, strips and blocksCreate playful page themes using perspective and humorEmploy creative strategies for engaging journalingSelect color combinations using your photos and the color wheelDevise interactive elements like mini books, pull-outs, pockets and envelopesChoose the right typographical treatment for titles and journalingAdd texture and dimension with papers, metals, organics and fabricInclude sewing and notions as page enhancementsUse repetition, balance, placement and photo editing as design elementsMore than 200 pages and 20 illustrated step-by-step techniques will leave you reeling with ways to explore what distinguishes your signature style.
This comprehensive idea gallery is comprised of more than 200 pages created by the Memory Makers Masters-the all-stars of the scrapbooking field. Scrapbookers will learn how to master essential elements of scrapbooking such as journaling, texture, design, color, typography and more in all-new ways based upon the work of these industry authorities. Readers will get to know the Masters through sections devoted to each artist's area of expertise, covering 10 distinct styles in all. Insightful ideas and helpful suggestions accompany each layout. Every year the Memory Makers Masters contest honors ten industry-leading scrapbookers. These artists are chosen for the quality of their work against hundreds of other portfolios. The winners make up the select group known as Memory Makers Masters and are celebrated for their innovative page designs.