my obessesion

my  obessesion
To live a creative life ,we must lose our fear of being wrong
Joseph Chilton Pearce

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Book Review:Creating Keepsakes Creativity Tips for Scrapbookers

Creativity Tips for Scrapbookers (Leisure Arts #15951) (Creating Keepsakes)This is a compilation of the best of the best  from the 2005-2007 issues when Tracy White was the editor I didn't  discover Creating Keepsakes until early 2006 ,but for me this was pivotal in my decision to really embrace scrapbooking.   I use to hang on to programs from plays ,movie tickets or stuff that I would decoupage onto a shoe box to have a visual reminder.  Everything else went into a photo album.
So fast forward to 2006 where I was just discovering that I should preserve these memories for my kids.
My Father died March 1988 .  There are so many things I'd love to know about him .  Little things .  Now
with the more recent death of my grandmother in 2009 seems to emphasize the importantance just that much more.  However even with the best reasons to scrapbook I often get stuck.  I felt this was just what I needed
Here are the chapters I felt were the most helpful:
  1. Heidi Swapp's 7 Habits for succesful scrapbooking
  2. Got 15 minutes . Get a jumpstart on Ascrapbooking Goal
  3. 10 ways to organize
  4. Tips and Tricks
  5. 4x6 Scrapbooking :Save Time with these Sketches for Standard Prints
10 Tips for  Better Photography

this is only a partial list I paid for retail but if you go to the Creating Keepsakes Conferences You can
get it pretty cheap

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My fondest memoreis in my life are the ones at my grandmother's table.I loved not only the warm,velvety ,slightly sweet 7-up cake, but the affirmation that I was loved. What started out as a creative outlet and a place to honor her loving,generous spirit has evolved into a food blog where I can blather on about recipes, food trends, and basically any food related topic that foodies would like, ....you get the idea. I am sure my family and anyone I've been friendly with for more than 2 minutes will breathe a collective sigh of relief, since I don't have to dump my food conversations on them all the time. Also to mix things up I will share scrapbook pages. I want the blog to refect who I am and what I like to do when apart from being a full time Mama and part time college student.Thank you for sharing this journey of exploration with me.