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Getting Started With Scrapbooking: How to Create Your First Scrapbook [Kindle Edition]

Phyllis Matthews
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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Book Description

"Getting Started With Scrapbooking" speaks to those who need instruction as well as encouragement and inspiration. The abundance of pictures make it almost possible to read the book without reading the words. Addressed immediately are some of the most common reasons people hesitate to start their first scrapbook. This book offers much practical advice from a real-life scrapbooker who has learned lots of tricks over many years of experience working at her craft.

Grab this book now and get started on you exciting adventure in scrapbooking!


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Whether you're brand new to scrapbooking, or a seasoned professional, Phyllis Matthews' other book will be a fine addition to your scrapbooking library. Be sure to check it out here,

Budget Scrapbooking For Beginners - amazon.com/Budget-Scrapbooking-For-Beginners-ebook/dp/B009O51P1U

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  • File Size: 10600 KB
  • Print Length: 60 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00E29K1E0
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #828,262 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Format:Kindle Edition
This book is amazing to me, the first time scrapbooker. Inside this book are excellent pictures and charts that SHOW YOU how to make a beautiful and effective and meaningful scrapbook. What I like best is her plan for the scrapbook (she took a picture of her actual design plan for her personal scrapbook and it is shown in the book). In this picture (plan) she shows the subject and the pictures (and descriptions) that will be in the actual finished scrapbook. This helped me understand how to create a scrapbook well!

Also, I like that she explains how to place the pictures that you want to have in the scrapbook in a folder on your computer called Scrapbook Name Folder. This will organize the pictures and the computer will have folder where one can send pictures to others online. What a terrific idea.

This book is very easy to read and understand as it is for the beginner, yet it is written so well with the unique information, I think that if you have created a Scrapbook before, this book may help you create your next Scrapbook even better!

Highly recommend this book to all!
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4.0 out of 5 stars A good book for the beginner scrap booker April 22, 2014
By Amelia
Format:Kindle Edition
I received a copy of the e-book for my honest review.

I have tried to scrapbook once, and failed. Well not so much failed as I wasn't properly equipped or prepared for the project. Had I had a copy of this book, I would have probably made a better first scrapbook! Phyllis Matthews has put together a simple yet informative book on the basics of scrapbooking. Instead of feeling like a strict instructor is giving you step by step instructions, Phyllis's tone is more of a friend teaching you her favorite hobby.

I pulled two important lessons from this book; one I knew and one I wish I had known before. First, Phyllis reminds the reader that scrapbooks don't have to be filled with just pictures. Tickets, maps, information pamphlets and the like are perfect fillers for a scrapbook. I knew this going into my attempt and used post cards and other materials from my trip.

The second lesson is the plan your scrapbook before you start the actual work. Phyllis includes a sample plan that she used for one of her own scrapbooks. I wish I had known or even thought to have done something like this, it's a perfect planning idea. As an author I would never start a story without even the simplest of outlines, why would I go into a craft project without a plan. (I do plan my craft projects now, but when I did my scrapbook attempt I wasn't yet as crafty as I am now!)

Originally posted at Little Thoughts About Books.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Decided to get into scrapbooking, here is my start. November 30, 2013
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
Still trying to get used to the how to books on Kindle. i should probably stick with novels and reference type books. It is harder for me to work with a Kindle copy of the book, but I have more information now than when I started.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Love this! August 20, 2013
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
This is a very good book to make you want to jump right in to scrapbooking. Whether you have done it dabbled or never even thought about it this book will make you want to jump right in to it. Recommended to new an old!
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1.0 out of 5 stars Getting started with scrapbooking December 29, 2013
By Dean S.
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
Because I never did receive these on my kindle but paid for it why did you not put it on my kindle I was needing it
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