Synopses & Reviews
This work offers everything you need to create a beautiful handmade scrapbook with your own special photographs. Over 100 pages offer ideas and all the basics including the tips, skills and techniques to create your scrapbook pages.
Family histories are all about keeping memories alive. And what better way to preserve those favorite moments, traditions, and family stories than in your own specially created scrapbook? Scrapbooking is the newest American hobby. There are no geographical or age boundaries: children from the age of five can learn to create their own scrapbooks; parents and grandparents can create scrapbooks for their children and grandchildren. Families can even create scrapbooks together. The current phenomenon of scrapbooking had a grassroots beginning and has spread rapidly throughout the country.
Scrapbooking with Memory Makers "RM" offers ideas, inspirations, and techniques to create one-of-a-kind memory albums with the perfect combination of photos, design, and artwork. There is a place for every photo and an album for every occasion. Whatever the occasion, beautiful photo albums offer years of pleasure. This informative book by Michele Gerbrandt offers all the basics -- the tips, skills, and techniques to create magnificent scrapbook pages. More than twenty how-to photos demonstrate step-by-step techniques on selecting a theme, organizing the material, choosing photographs, cropping and matting the photographs, and creating a stylish page. Learn about acid-free paper and other archival quality materials. Learn the pros and cons of various album styles. Learn how to enhance your photographs with imaginative cropping, matting, borders, and placement on the page; learn how to create appealing captions.
Approximately 100 scrapbook pages are shown in full color. Included in the kit are: special papers, markers, pens, templates with shapes and letters, photo mounts, rulers with decorative edgesand a cropping tool.