It's about grandmothers saving memories for grandchildren. Mothers creating books for sons and daughters. Entire families getting together to cut and paste in imaginative and beautiful ways. From a life-long chronicler whose A Victoriana Scrapbook and other Victoriana gift books have over 604,000 copies in print, here is a complete, step-by-step guide to scrapbooking, the new American passion.
Fully illustrated in full-color and black and white, CYNTHIA HART'S SCRAPBOOK WORKSHOP covers it all. Acid-free papers and other archival materials. Inventive ways to incorporate writing and drawing. Planning and laying out a memory book. Setting up a workspace. All the techniques and tricks of the trade: enlarging, cutting, gluing, ironing, cropping photographs, creating stencils, using decorative-edge scissors. Rounding out the book are 30 great inspirational projects, including baby books, school books, flower books, travel albums, and memory bouquets. Guided by Cynthia Hart's dazzling design sense and expertise, any enthusiast can create beautiful, heirloom-quality albums. Selection of Doubleday Direct. Over 97,000 copies in print.