Crafts: Scrapbooking and card making made simple

Tips and ideas for making cards and scrapbook pages that will look like a professional made them.

| May 2009

With the economy the way it is, now is the time to learn to create personalized cards and scrapbooks. What better way to let loved ones know you care than to send a card or give a scrapbook as a gift.

By making them yourself, you’ll save a lot of money, and it will mean a lot to your loved ones to know you cared enough to spend the time to make them a homemade gift or card, just for them.

To help get you started, we’re featuring a few excellent books that offer great tips, ideas and example pages.


Make handcrafted cards

Creative Card Making for Scrapbookers, from Memory Makers Books, offers 226 ideas and techniques for making handcrafted cards for birthdays, holidays, special occasions and more.

The beginning pages of the book cover basic tools and supplies to get you started, as well as ideas for embellishing your cards.

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