The Victorian Scrap Gallery: A Collection of Over 400 Full-Color Victorian-Era Images

Overview

Discover a remarkable world of Victorian images. Bright, evocative, and sometimes surprising, in Victorian times these charming, vividly colored pictures were known as scrap and collected in keepsake albums (the first scrapbooks). Now you can enhance your own scrapbooks, greeting cards, decoupage, and gift items with more than 500 charming full-color prints, many appearing here for the first time since their 19th-century debuts. Perfect for beginners and seasoned crafters alike, The Victorian Scrap Gallery ...
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Overview

Discover a remarkable world of Victorian images. Bright, evocative, and sometimes surprising, in Victorian times these charming, vividly colored pictures were known as scrap and collected in keepsake albums (the first scrapbooks). Now you can enhance your own scrapbooks, greeting cards, decoupage, and gift items with more than 500 charming full-color prints, many appearing here for the first time since their 19th-century debuts. Perfect for beginners and seasoned crafters alike, The Victorian Scrap Gallery includes step-by-step instructions for using scrap in crafts projects.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781427916181
  • Publisher: Watson-Guptill Publications, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 7/5/2003
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 6
The History of Victorian Scrap 7
Essential Techniques 10
Working with Prints and Papers 12
Scissors Art 14
Preparing Surfaces for Decoration 16
Planning and Composition 18
Glues and Gluing 20
Finishing 22
The Gallery 24
Resources 143
Further Reading 143
Index 144
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