As you look through Shabby & Beyond: Scrapbooking Ideas you will be mesmerized by the eclectic layouts designed by some of the most creative artists in the industry: Kim Henkel, Lesley Riley, Jill Haglund, Carlene Federer, Roben-Marie Smith, Amy Wellenstein, Carolyn Peeler, Nikki Cleary and Karen Hamad, M.D.
We specifically chose them to inspire you with ideas because they enjoy creating with the same materials you do! These artists love scrapbooking, card-making, stamping and quilting, along with paper, photo and fabric arts. Wouldn’t you agree that pretty much covers all the bases for being on the cutting edge of crafts today?
You will enjoy discovering, as you delve into the materials list, that these talented ladies not only frequent craft stores, but also scour antique shops, garage sales and flea markets for the perfect embellishments to achieve that finishing touch. We all know how much fun that can be, and now we know we are not alone—the best of the best do it too, for some small but thrilling authentic find to layer onto a page!
These page layouts are graced with ribbons, fabrics, brass plates, feathers, letters, paints, silk flowers, rickrack, trims, buttons, keys, tags, rub-ons, brads and pewter embellishments, inks, rubber stamps, machine and hand-stitching and the plethora of papers available today.
We know you will savor the detailed close-ups of the artists’ work as you study the gorgeous photography. The easy material and instruction lists allow you to recreate the layouts and add your personal touch to make each one your very own.
Imagine! These are just a few of the ideas you will see throughout this book. With all the embellishments out there to entice you, there is no limit to what to use or how to use it! So pour yourself a cup of tea, curl up in your favorite chair and get ready for a visual treat! 176 Pages