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Encyclopedia of Scrapbooking

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Introducing the scrapbooker’s new best friend. When it comes to making the most of your memories, take a page from the Creating Keepsakes experts. Beginners and more experienced scrapbookers alike will turn to this hefty new reference guide time and time again for helpful insights and daily inspiration on tools, techniques, layouts-plus all the can’t-miss tips you’d expect from The Scrapbooking Authority™.

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Overview

Introducing the scrapbooker’s new best friend. When it comes to making the most of your memories, take a page from the Creating Keepsakes experts. Beginners and more experienced scrapbookers alike will turn to this hefty new reference guide time and time again for helpful insights and daily inspiration on tools, techniques, layouts-plus all the can’t-miss tips you’d expect from The Scrapbooking Authority™.

Features: Comprehensive, must-have resource with step-by-step scrapbooking fundamentals, embellishing techniques, and beyond-basic sample pages Hundreds of photos and how-to illustrations plus expert tricks and tips for enhancing creativity Bonus primers on photography, journaling, using computers, and productivity boosters Creating Keepsakes devotees are fueling the $2.55 billion scrapbooking boom, demanding numerous reprints of the CK Treasury of Favorites series by Leisure Arts.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781574864984
  • Publisher: Leisure Arts, Inc.
  • Publication date: 4/28/2005
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 619,133
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 10.50 (h) x 10.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Scrapbooking Fundamentals
The Story of Scrapbooking 12
Tool Guide 22
Page Creation Basics
Anatomy of a Layout 64
Using a Paper Trimmer 66
Cutting Templates and Shapes 68
Using a Red Eye Pen 71
Cutting With a Craft Knife 72
Measuring Photo Mats 75
Cropping a Photo 76
Adhering a Photo 79
Handwriting Titles 80
Beginning Embellishing
Added Dimension 86
Page Pockets 89
Customizing Page Protectors 92
Text Rub-Ons 96
Clear Accents 100
Eyelets 104
Brads 107
Buttons 110
Conchos 114
Hinges 118
Metal Accents 122
Pressed Flowers/Leaves 126
Watch Crystals 128
Microbeads 130
Pre-Made Accents 132
Ribbon and Fiber 135
Wire 138
Vellum/Transparencies 140
Punches 144
Die Cuts 145
Tags 148
Stickers 150
Intermediate Embellishing-Add Further Interest
Chalk 154
Metallic Rub-Ons 157
Color Blocking 160
Crumpled Cardstock 162
Decorated Slide Mounts 164
Photo Mosaics 166
Shaker Boxes 168
Paper Piecing 171
Sanding 174
Paper Tearing 176
Advanced Embellishing-Explore Artistic Effects
Color Washes 182
Dimensional Glues/Glazes 186
Decoupage 189
Dry Embossing 192
Heat Embossing 204
Image Transfer 214
Metal Stamps 220
Metallic Touches 222
Mica 228
Paint 230
Pigment Powder 240
Polymer Clay 242
Rubber Stamps 246
Sewing 258
Shrink Plastic 262
Stamping Ink 264
Texture Paste 268
More Uses for Scrapbook Supplies
Mini Books and Gift Albums 276
Cards 282
Appendix
Archival Basics 294
Photo Organization 296
Space Organization 298
Journaling 300
Technology & Computer 302
Additional Information
Resource Guide 304
Glossary of Terms 306
Index 314
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