May 17, 2021 | Michelle
So you've taken tons of pictures, whittled the pile down to your absolute favorites, now what? Other than putting photos in frames and hanging them on the walls, there is a wide world of creative ways to display and keep photos for years to come. Enjoy!
The book covers all the basic papercraft techniques, many of which can be achieved using only paper, scissors and glue. There is even a chapter on materials as well as a useful tools section for more advanced papercrafting techniques.
Once you've got the basics covered, you will be amazed at the variety of paper techniques there are to explore. Various paper treatments are covered in the sections on colouring, decorating and texturing. You will learn how to make beautiful cards for family and friends in the cardmaking chapter, and add a special personal touch to gifts by making your own envelopes, giftwrap and gift boxes. The scrapbooking chapter is packed full of ideas on ways to preserve memories of trips and events. Decorative techniques can be found in the papercutting and origami chapters, and there is a final chapter on other papercrafts which includes techniques such as papier maché, decoupage, quilling and advice on the best ways to make your own paper.
A keepsake; a treasure trove; a work of art. A source of inspiration; a method of organization; a peek inside the chaos and creativity of our own minds. An ideabook can be any one of these, or all of them, or something else entirely: a collection of memories, a way to store recipes or patterns, a genealogical journal, a planner for a wedding or renovation or garden ... The sky is the limit! With Arne and Carlos's wit, style, and trademark handcrafting genius to guide you, learn howyou can make and enjoy your own ideabooks--to celebrate, remember, or reach out for all that lies ahead.
If you're feeling overwhelmed with stacks of photos, or stuck in a scrapbooking rut, look no further for answers and inspiration! The Big Book of Scrapbook Pages will help you find the creative spark, and motivate you to try exciting new things in your layouts.
Inside, you'll find:
Over 500 never-before-seen traditional, digital hybrid layouts
50 sketches for both 12 x 12 and 8 1/2 x 11 pages
Hints, tips and creative ideas for enhancing your layouts
A variety of topics and themes, including: birthdays, holidays, seasons, babies and kids, pets and special occasions.
Celebrate the everyday details of your lifeIn this book you'll find ideas on everything from travel and gift items to practical mini-books for record-keeping. You'll also discover:--Cool ways to show off memorabilia--Great gift books for kids--Dozens of practical and meaningful mini-book ideas for every occasion--Hundreds of ideas for tracking the special details of your life. Discover the fun, fast and easy way to capture and document the everyday moments of your life.
This title offers 360 easy-to-follow projects and techniques with 2300 lavish photographs. This is the complete step-by-step guide to making your own greetings cards, gift wrap, gift tags, invitations, memory albums and scrapbook pages to treasure. You can make greetings cards for Mother's Day, Divali, Chinese New Year, weddings, anniversaries, Easter, Christmas, special birthdays, and just to keep in touch; create personalized scrapbook pages for themes on the changing seasons, children, family and friends, heritage, pets and sports. It presents a range of styles that will appeal to different tastes, from traditional and nostalgic to retro and cutting-edge, and with ideas suitable for adults and children of all ages. Every project and technique is shown in 2300 beautiful step-by-step photographs to ensure success. The complementary crafts of creative greetings cards and decorative scrapbooking offer the opportunity to create personalized designs that celebrate life's special events. This superb practical book contains 360 ideas, craft techniques and designs shown in 2300 evocative photographs. You can make a greetings card to celebrate New Year, a cute rabbit for a first birthday, and a gilded card for a wedding anniversary. You can create scrapbooking pages to remember a party, use sepia-tinted photographs for a display of a family wedding, and use mementoes for a lasting impression of a special holiday. With ideas to suit all tastes, this is the ultimate source book for crafters.