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The Joy of Scrapbooking
     

The Joy of Scrapbooking

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by Kerry Arquette, Andrea Zocchi, Darlene D'Agostino
 

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This mammoth book is the must-have resource in every scrapbooker’s library. The history of the craft unfolds in over 300 pages, from the albums of eras past to today’s scrapbooking renaissance. Interviews and profiles of leading designers offer insight, and there’s abundant advice for newcomers on improving images and layouts. Learn how to

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This mammoth book is the must-have resource in every scrapbooker’s library. The history of the craft unfolds in over 300 pages, from the albums of eras past to today’s scrapbooking renaissance. Interviews and profiles of leading designers offer insight, and there’s abundant advice for newcomers on improving images and layouts. Learn how to take full advantage of your camera; store photographs to ensure archival quality; and create powerful, balanced page designs. Invaluable tips cover choice of materials, using words effectively, and selecting and integrating typefaces. There’s also a plethora of fabulous techniques to try, from cropping, matting, and mounting photos to stamping, embossing, and distressing papers. Sample layouts spotlight those important moments—from birthdays to weddings—that everyone most wants to commemorate.

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This guide emphasizes taking family photographs and creatively presenting them on decorative pages. An excellent chapter on cameras and tips for photographers precedes chapters on design, layout, and storytelling. Topical chapters cover babies, pets, and family events. All materials are available in craft and scrapbooking shops. A good selection for public libraries needing up-to-date scrapbooking material. Copyright 2006 Reed Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781600592195
Publisher:
Lark Books NC
Publication date:
08/01/2007
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
538,002
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.90(d)

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The Joy of Scrapbooking 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I am just starting to learn how to do scrapbooking. I found this book very easy to understand, great ideas,etc. I know the star ratings go only up to 5 for outstanding, but I'd give it a 10 if I could.
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