Scrapbooking For Dummies®, Mini Edition

Scrapbooking For Dummies®, Mini Edition

by Jeanne Wines-Reed

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Compose a great layout!

Preserve your memories and family history

Whether you're a beginning or avid scrapbooker, this easy-to-understand guide gives you expert tips for taking great pictures; organizing and storing your photos; and creating attractive pages using color, borders, and more. Create beautiful albums to pass on to future generations!

Discover how to

  • Choose the right tools

  • Select a color concept

  • Create a layout grid

  • Add borders and journaled elements

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781118042434
Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/08/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 379,794
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Jeanne Wines-Reed is the founder of the Great American Scrapbook Company.

Joan Wines, PhD, is a scrapbooking consultant and assistant coordinator of the Great American Scrapbook Convention.

Table of Contents


About This Book.

Icons Used in This Book.

Where to Go from Here.

Chapter 1: Previewing the Scrapbook Scene.

Getting Set to Scrapbook.

Highlighting Photos in Your Scrapbooks.

Snapping great photos.

Enhancing the photos you have.

Taking care of your treasures.

Choosing Proper Materials and Tools.

Albums and page protectors.





Telling a Story with Your Scrapbook.

Chapter 2: Creating a Unified Style with Colors and Materials.

Creating Your Color Palette.

Understanding the basics of color.

Applying color concepts to scrapbooking.

Establishing your scrapbook color scheme.

Exploring the Wonderful World of Papers.

Choosing papers.

Bringing together papers and photos page by page.

Creating a dummy.

Chapter 3: Laying Out and Completing Your Scrapbook Pages.

Playing Scrapbook Tic-Tac-Toe: Creating a Grid for Your Layout.

Composing the Layout Step by Step.

Framing pages with borders.

Creating journaled elements.

Placing layout items on the grid.

Putting extra items to good use.

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