The purpose for scrapbooking hasn’t changed, but it has evolved into a specialized hobby for some people. There are a lot of specific tools and decorative supplies developed especially for this relaxing way to save and share your memories. Making a scrapbook is an activity that the whole family can get involved in sparking fun memories and conversations. This book is dedicated to the how-tos of scrapbooking.
The techniques and tools for modern scrapbooking make it easy to create a keepsake that’s suitable for a one of a kind gift or passing along to your children. Materials that we use to preserve paper and pictures keep them from fading over time.
Mounting your pictures and mementos is easier and mess free with specialized products like glue dots and double sided tape that replace messy glue and tapes that turn yellow. These products are also strong enough to keep metal charms in place.
Using scrapbooking techniques people are making their own special occasion cards. Birthday cards, thank you cards and wedding invitations are turned into keepsakes and works of art.
You really don’t need a lot to make your very first scrapbook and, you don’t have to finish it in one sitting. Basic supplies like glue, scissors, photographs or newspaper clippings are all you need to get started. Leftover pieces of fabric, ribbon, or gift wrap can be used to decorate your scrapbook pages.
Starting with the definition of scrapbooking, this book explains some of the many techniques and tools used for decoration. You’ll learn how to choose products like paper and pens that are easy to find and use. These products are designed especially to preserve the quality of your treasured print, whether it’s markers or photos.
Full of useful information it is 107 pages with 101 easy to understand tips. The first fifteen tips cover the basics of how to start scrapbooking and then it gradually leads you into more advanced techniques.
There are no rules or limits about what to include in your scrapbook. You will only be limited by your imagination. If you don’t already have a supply of reusable objects start collecting them now. You’ll be surprised at the many uses you will find for ordinary thing like feathers, broken jewelry and ticket stubs.
A scrapbook makes a great personalized gift. By the time you finish with these 101 scrapbooking tips you will be able to make one that you’ll be proud to pass on.
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