Festive fun with charms, ribbons, vellum, acetates, eyelets and much more. Joy Aitman fires the imagination with a sparkling assortment of seasonal ideas. From cropping and framing photographs to stamping and embossing pages, it is all here, with projects showing how to create beautiful pages and great mini books. Easy-to-follow instructions and step-by-step photographs accompany all the projects. Joy introduces the exciting scrapbooking craft, covering the basics such as cropping, matting, layout and journaling. Easy to follow step-by-step photographs show how to create gorgeous scrapbook pages using photographs of typical Christmas scenes such as decorating the tree, stirring the pudding, the Nativity play and visiting Santa's grotto. Learn how to use beautiful embellishments such as rub-on transfers, eyelet charms, slide mounts and faux film strips to add that finishing touch to layouts. Joy's innovative ideas and beautiful layouts will inspire you to remember Christmas in all kinds of new ways - such as sharing favourite recipes in a mini-book or inviting friends to keep their memories in a journal jar.
Joy Aitman developed a passion for scrapbooking several years ago, when she attended a class showing how to create beautiful albums. Fascinated by the techniques, she started to develop her own skills and she has never looked back. From being a teacher of art-based textiles she has moved on now and is part owner of a thriving scrapbooking company - Cotswold Keepsakes. She runs regular workshops, teaching her skills to many enthusiastic scrapbookers.