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Joy of Scrapbooking

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ISBN-10: 1600592198

ISBN-13: 9781600592195

Edition: 2007

Authors: 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 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,…    
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Book details

List price: $17.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Lark Books
Publication date: 8/1/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.640

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Discover the Joy of Scrapbooking: Embrace this appreciation of life
Express Your Love
Tell Your Story
Sharing Stories in a Scrapbook
Connect the Past and Future
Preserving Your History
Be Creative
Scrapbooks: A Timeless Tradition
Scrapbooking Through the Centuries
Scrapbooking: A Retrospective Look
The Many Faces of Fashionable Pages
Create Lasting Images: Great scrapbook pages begin with great photos
Get to Know Your Camera
Point-and-shoot vs. an SLR
Camera Control Basics
The Speed of Film
A Photographer's Accessories
Understand Exposure
Depth of Field
Shutter Speed
How to Use Exposure Controls
Your Exposure IQ
Recognize Light Quality
Two Difference Types of Light
The Color of Light
The Direction of Light
Electronic Flash
Red-eye Reduction
Mix Natural and Artificial Light
Compose Simply Beautiful Images
Use the Rule of Thirds
Frame the Shot
Allow Color to Influence Mood
Find Patterns, Shapes and Textures
Get Close
Ready to Shoot a Close-up?
Change Your Perspective
Manipulate Scale
A Variety of Scale
Tell a Story With a Photo Series
Photo Essays: The Theme of Things
Look for Details
Focus on Your Loved Ones
Bringing Out the Best in People
Highlight a Personality
Go on a Gender Bender
Define Relationships
Arrange Stunning Group Shots
Capture Candids
Location, Location, Location
Mark Your Memories with Words: Delight in telling the tales of your memories
Journaling Basics
The Importance of Handwritten Journaling
Titles That Tempt
Title Resources
Pull Together Primary Information
The Five "Ws"
Keys to Compelling Storytelling
Inspiration Tips
Writing Tips
Express the Uniqueness of a Personality
Apt Descriptions
Express Your Innermost Feelings
It's All About You
Express Your Love and Passion
Love Notes
In the Mood
Express The Dynamics of a Special Bond
Friends Forever
Express Pride in a Challenge Met
Making a Difference With Scrapbooking
More Great Journaling Ideas
Papers Worth Saving
Understand the Mechanics of Successful Design: Make the pieces of a layout fit
Create Page Designs Based on a Grid
Break Bad Design Habits
Emphasize a Superb Image
Drawing the Eye
Energize Your Page with Color
What Colors Say to Us
Familiar Color Combinations
The Color Wheel
Color Intensity and Value
Tried-and-True Color Formulas
Use Texture for Touchable Page Appeal
Great Textures for Great Pages
Take Advantage of Simple Shapes
Move the Eye with Repetition
More Ways to Create Rhythm
Integrate Appropriate Type Styles
Selecting the Right Font
Relish the Craft: Experiment with popular scrapbooking techniques
Become Familiar with the Basic Supplies
Choose the Right Album
4 Types of Album Binding
CSI: Scrapbooks
The Art of Preserving Photos
Stock Your Scraproom with the Right Stuff
What's Inside His Toolbox
The Wide World of Paper
Get Inventive with Your Photos
Crop Photos for Emphasis
Cropping Tool
Print Photos on Unexpected Surfaces
Execute an Image Transfer
Master Celebrated Scrapbook Techniques
Stamping and Embossing
Stamps and Inks, Explained
Using Colorants
Colorants at Work
Aging and Distressing
Creating Paper Accents
Making Things Stay Put
Sticky Situations
Making Things Fold, Flip and Pull
Pocketing Items for Safekeeping
Pick a Perfect Pocket for Your Page
Creating Unique Backgrounds
Matchmaker Tips for Mixing Patterns
Tying Things Up and Tying Things Down
Getting Friendly With Your Computer
Digital Terms to Know
The Benefits of Digital Scrapbooking
Beautiful Baby Pages: Create layouts worth cooing over
Create Perfect Infant Pages
Taking Baby for a Formal Portrait
Break the Rules Beautifully
Wonder at the Miracle of Your Baby
Keeping a Baby Journal
Add More Joy: Miniature Tag Books
Cooking Up Boy Pages: Whip up boy pages that are a special treat
The Secret Recipe for Great Boy Pages
Choose Your Boy Carefully
Add a Spoonful of Sugar and Allow to Simmer
Put Things in Motion and Mix it Up
Add Some Spice for Kick
Bad Boys We Love
Add Water and Chill
Neat Embellishments for Boy Pages
Allow to Age (Like Fine Wine)
When Done, Simply Enjoy!
Add More Joy: Rough and Ready-Made Texture
Texture With Boyish Charm
Sugar and Spice Girls: Fashion layouts for princesses and tomboys
A Young Lady Is
A Young Lady Should Caution Herself Not to Stare
A Young Lady Never Becomes so Absorbed That She Removes Herself From Interaction
Ladies Observe Fashion Dictates That Show Good Taste
A Young Lady Does Not Go Outdoors Without a Hat and Appropriate Attire
Trousers Are Better Worn by the Gentlemen
Crop Etiquette
Ladies Should Exercise Modestly But Avoid Overexertion
A Smile Should Never Be Far From a Lady's Lips
Page Publishing Hints
Add More Joy: Wearable Art
A Charming History
Captivating Pet Pages: Construct warm and fuzzy animal-themed layouts
Pets Can Teach Us New Tricks
It's What's Inside that Matters
Life Doesn't Stand Still, Embrace Every Minute
Naps Aren't Just for Babies
Whistle a Happy Tune
There's No Place Like Home
We Benefit as Much From Play as Work
Age Doesn't Matter When Souls Touch
Pet Photo Tips
It is Only Through Curiosity That Knowledge Takes Seed
You Don't Have to Be the Centerpiece at Every Party
Spread Love, Spread the Word
Best In Show
What Should You Scrapbook About Your Pet?
Add More Joy: Playful Pet Accents
Festive Holiday Pages: Celebrate special times throughout the year
Great Holiday Pages Begin With Great Photos
Traditional and Less Traditional Palettes
Christmas Carols Make Great Page Titles
Hippity Hoppity Pastel Pages
Hurray for the Red White and Blue
Traditional Halloween Colors
Overlooked Holiday Page Themes
Add More Joy: Handcrafted Gift Sets
Shining Seasonal Pages: Savor the poetry of spring, summer, fall and winter
Spring Fills the Air
Flower Power Poetry
Hot Summer Scrapbook Pages
Capturing the Flavors of Fall
From Whither Cometh Inspiration?
Wonderful Winter Wonderland Pages
Add More Joy: Savvy and Seasonal Digital Art
Wonderful Wedding Pages: Design and decorate exquisite "I Do" layouts
Symbols and History of Weddings
White Wedding Dress
Man on the Right
Way Back When: Something Blue
The Bridal Party and Witnesses
Way Back When: The Officiate
The Flowers
Don't-Miss Photo Moments
Way Back When: Flower Girls
The Wedding Cake
The Kiss
Wedding Memorabilia to Scrapbook
Fashion and Trends
Way Back When: Proposals
Way Back When: Man and Wife
Create a Wedding Theme Album
Add More Joy: Cards and Invitations
Way Back When: Wedding Invitation
Heritage Pages to Commemorate: Immortalize the past with vintage layouts
The Headlines Tell the Story
Business News
Asking Your Elders
Fashion and Trends
Putting on Your Sleuth Hat
Community Happenings
Flea Market and Antique Store Page Additions
The "Junior" League
Wedding and Society Pages
Add More Joy: Heritage Keepsakes
Winning Sports Pages: Scrapbook the success of today's athletes
Sports Offer a Bag Full of Benefits
Let's Talk Real Flexibility!
Sports Improve Hand/Eye Coordination
Famous Sports Families
Sports Develop Motor Skills and Social Skills
Fan Etiquette
On Wheels, Wake or Foot, Sports Improve Fitness
Sports Connect Effort and Accomplishment
Sports Inspire Confidence
The Power of Positive Affirmation
Sports Provide Youngsters with Role Models
Sports Prepare Us to Face the Challenges of Life
Add More Joy: Scrapbooking with Found Objects