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Scrapbook Memories Series 500
Beth, Julie and Michele open this new series with a fun and creative look at the art of altered books and transferring that same look to your scrapbook pages. Michele tells us where to find inspiration for our page designs. Barb Kotsos stops by to talk about how to store your photo paper, and them Julie welcomes Wendy Hudnall with page embellishments that will remind you of “home sweet home”.

It’s all so clear when you discover the creative use of transparencies for your scrapbook pages – the new vellum! Beth and Julie have fun with a hot new technique called “Parchimore” and Natasha Hixson shares the latest in embellishing with die cuts. Barb Kotsos will explain the how and why of contact sheets while Michele wraps up the show with mini frames in all shapes and sizes to achieve interesting page layouts.


Join our hosts and guest Karen Neuberger for a pajama party and discover uses for fabric and sewing notions right on your scrapbook pages. Natasha Hixson returns with die cut shapes used as titles and Barb Kotsos shares tips for adding white text to your pages. Beth and Julie have a hot new technique to show you how to use slide mounts and another using iron on threads for a wonderful textured look to you pages.


We’ve got another photo challenge to kick off this show. Michele and Julie present Beth with pages they created of her new baby! Michele mixes it up with creative alphabets for unique page design elements while Beth and Julie open a “window” on your scrapbook pages with a unique shape cutting tool. Computer expert, Barb Kotsos shares tips on digital photos and Wendy Hudnall returns with page embellishments that are simply adorable.


Paint is the newest embellishment for scrapbook pages. We’ve got a color palette of fabulous techniques to begin this show from painting, to covering your albums with adhesive backed coordinated fabric designs. Michele takes a look at designing pages just for girls and then Karen Neuberger stops in for another fun scrapbooking project. Barb Kotsos has wonderful tips for printing on vellum. Beth wraps up the show with an amazing technique for transferring photos using packing tape.


We’ll take you back to the basics with a little scrapbooking 101 as our hosts share tips for borders, eyelets, document preservation and much more. Michele and Beth have some quick and easy scrapbook pages to share using 5 products or less. You’ll discover unique ways to add texture and dimension to your pages as well as tips for coordinating color schemes. Barb Kotsos shares quick computer photo cropping techniques.


Michele, Beth, and Julie discuss a weighty issue – adding metal embellishments to your pages, how to attach them and artistic uses for them. Lyn Krucke stops by with a creative use for adding colorful clay embellishments to your pages. Barb Kotsos demonstrates a quick way to share photos without creating layouts on your computer and then Michele takes a look at die cut borders and hot new decorative metal clips.


Start each page of your scrapbook with fabulous background techniques from watermark stamping, and faux finishes, to computer generated backgrounds. Michele shares creative new card making techniques, and then Barb Kotsos shares valuable computer tips for using wide format printers. Julie wraps up this show with a creative tip using hand punches and ribbon for an added dimension to your pages.


Our hosts meet the challenge of “Parchimore” with some beautiful affects for your scrapbook pages. Wendy Hudnall returns with an inspirational page using a monochromatic color scheme and coordinating embellishments. Beth and Julie share tips and techniques using colorful papers, while Michele welcomes Lyn Krucke with a project utilizing clay, chalks, border punches and tips for adhering the embellishments to your pages.


Discover how easy it is to add interest and creativity to your scrapbook pages just by using a simple geometric element like a circle. Michele and Julie show how to get the vintage look, while Barb Kotsos returns with tips for getting the most from your old photos. Beth will share unique shapes for die cuts and then we’ll wrap up this show with a look at some of our favorite scrapbooking papers.


Julie, Beth, and Michele take a look at using monochromatic color schemes for your scrapbook pages, from an array of papers to unique embellishments. Lyn Krucke returns with another beautiful page using bright colored clay embellishments, fun paper punches and mounting techniques. Barb Kotsos shows how to make quick layouts with digital scrapbook kits and Julie has a tip for making color changes to your photos using your computer.


You’ll love adding a little pizzazz to your pages with some tips for adding a glossy look. Beth has some wonderful ideas just for boys, while Michele shares some scrapbook basics. Barb Kotsos will show you how to make quick fixes to old photos that are torn or creased using image correction enhancement technology. Then Julie and Beth take a creative look at border punches.



Michele, Beth, and Julie wrap up this series with a look at stunning creations using found objects and ephemera. Then, Julie shares a wonderful scrapbook page using hot new embellishments. Our computer expert, Barb Kotsos shows how to get the most out of old photos using easy photo fix technology. Beth and Julie have tips for using the latest in scrapbooking tools and Michele will demonstrate techniques for adding gold or a gilded look to your pages.


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