Creative Scrapbooking with Your Computer

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Memory Makers, Jun 18, 2005 - Crafts & Hobbies - 112 pages
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Simple tips and techniques for stunning layouts

Computers and digital technology are constantly changing the way we scrapbook, rapidly becoming necessary tools for helping to preserve memories. This charm of a book reveals clever ways to create digital paper backgrounds and paper page accents, followed by exciting ways to manipulate photos in a user-friendly manner. Then you'll discover all the fun you can dream of with fonts. And last, but not least, you'll learn how to design those wonderful page accents you've grown to love - all on your computer.

Waiting for you inside:An introduction to computer scrapbookingComputer scrapbooking hardware and software essentialsTips for making your first computer scrapbook pageComputer scrapbooking resources on the internetTechniques for using digital downloadsDesigning perfect digital paper and paper accentsMastering photo manipulation with easeWays to have fun with fontsCreating digital page accentsMethods for organizing, storing and sharing digital photos and layoutsWhether you're ready to go completely computer-generated in your scrapbook or you just want to "get your feet wet," Creative Scrapbooking With Your Computer offers fresh and innovative ideas here for everyone. Be inspired and let technology enhance the way you scrapbook.

 

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Contents

What is computer scrapbooking?
6
Computer scrapbooking essentials
7
Digital cameras
8
Scanners
9
Printers
10
Color calibration
11
Software
12
Printing mediums
13
Photo Manipulation Made Easy
43
Having Fun With Fonts
65
Creating Digital Page Accents
83
Organizing and storing digital photos layouts
106
Online storage
107
Basic imageediting tool icons and tasks
108
Glossary
109
Additional instructions credits
110

How to make your first computer scrapbook page
14
Computer scrapbooking resources on the Internet
18
Using digital downloads
19
Creating Perfect Digital Paper Paper Accents
21
Sources
111
Index
112
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About the author (2005)

Memory Makers Books encourage crafters to create outstanding scrapbook pages for every occasion and life stage. Memory Makers titles offer the highest level of instruction and inspiration for scrapbookers--the fastest-growing segment of the craft industry. Readers readily respond to the editors' tone and the detailed step-by-step instruction, project and material lists and hundreds of full-color layouts. This enthusiasm has made Memory Makers Books instant best-sellers in the trade. Memory Makers Books are an extension of the wildly popular "Memory Makers magazine, founded by Michele Gerbrandt.

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