This title offers scrapbook ideas for your treasured photographs and keepsakes. Scrapbooking is easy - step-by-step instructions and photographs show you how to make over 20 unusual and personal albums using simple craft materials. The comprehensive techniques section lets you master everything from tinting photographs and making backgrounds to framing and mounting pictures. You learn to make a keepsake album as a gift to mark a special event, create exquisite treasure boxes, a memory quilt, padded album covers and themed album pages. You can mark the milestones of your life whether it is the birth of a child, a wedding anniversary or a special family day. The projects section shows you how to build up a creative design by cropping your pictures, choosing a complementary background, and adding memorabilia and decoration that will enhance your photographs. Have you ever wondered what to do with a lifetime of treasured photographs? Like old friends, our photographs are happy reminders of important faces and places. You can use these simple and creative scrapbook techniques to capture the spirit of those moments forever. Packed with fun and innovative ideas, this book shows you how to use pictures, memorabilia and photographs to create a permanent display of your precious memories. It is a comprehensive guide to scrapbook techniques that shows you how to get started with a whole range of fun, easy and inexpensive ideas, including a Victorian Valentine, a butterfly birthday card and a cupcake gift box. You can create an imaginative scrapbook or follow the ideas step by step for perfect results. You can take inspiration from the beautifully photographed projects, or devise your own unique album pages.