There are no rules to scrapbooking, but there is a vast array of possibilities for newcomers to the craft. What products should they buy? What techniques should they tryand how can they get great results? This fabulous guide explains it all. Inspirational photos and sample scrapbook pages throughout showcase different albums, illustrate photo-improvement methods like cropping, and demonstrate the use of shadow stamping, painted backgrounds, metallic rub-on waxes, and unique embellishments like buttons, buckles, and charms. Special sections delve into more unusual techniques like aging and texturing, incorporating ribbon and lace trims, and creating pockets.