Scrapbooking Resources

A Sampling of Scrapbooking Books at the Chelmsford Public Library

Getting started

The complete idiot's guide to Scrapbooking. By Wendy Smedley. 2000

Designer scrapbooks -- the Red Hat Society way. By Sue Ellen Cooper. 2005

Memories of a lifetime : how to collect and share your personal and family experiences. From Lifetime Press. 2003

Michele Gerbrandt's scrapbook basics : the complete guide to preserving your memories. By Michele Gerbrandt. 2002

Simple scrapbooks : 25 fun & meaningful memory books you can make in a weekend. By Stacy Julian. 2000

Ultimate guide to scrapbooking : everything you need to know from the editors of Memory Makers. 2005


Creative layout variations : multiple ways to scrapbook your favorite photos based on time, skill and budget. Memory Makers. 2005

Creative stamping for scrapbookers : step-by-step projects and techniques for stamped pages. Memory Makers. 2005

Stamping tricks for scrapbooks : a guide for enhancing your pages with stamps. By Betty Auth. 2002

Memory makers creative photo cropping for scrapbooks : steps for turning your photos into works of art. 2001

Memory makers punch your art out 3 : creative paper punch ideas for scrapbooks with techniques in color, pattern & dimension. 2002

Special kinds of scrapbooks

Creative scrapbooking with your computer : simple tips and techniques for stunning layouts. Memory Makers. 2005

Family scrapbooking : fun projects to do together. By Lael C. Ferguson. 2001

Making gift scrapbooks in a snap : 20 perfect presents for family and friends. by Pam Klassen. 2004

Memory makers baby scrapbooks : ideas, tips, and techniques for baby scrapbooks. 2000

Scrapbooking with recipes : ideas for making keepsake cookbooks. Better Homes and Gardens. 2003

Heritage Albums

Crafting your own heritage album. By Bev Braun. 2000

Family tree page ideas for scrapbookers : 130 ways to create a scrapbook legacy. Memory Makers. 2004

New ideas for crafting heritage albums. By Bev Braun. 2001

Memory makers complete guide to creating heritage scrapbooks. 2002

Book-making, altered books & journals

Altered book collage. By Barbara Matthiessen. 2005

Altered books workshop : 18 creative techniques for self-expression. By Bev Brazelton. 2004

Altered books, collaborative journals, and other adventures in bookmaking. By Holly Harrison. 2003

Art of the scrapbook : a guide to handbinding and decorating memory books, albums, and art. By Diane V. Maurer- Mathison. 2000

Making & keeping creative journals. By Suzanne J.E. Tourtillott. 2001


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Creating Keepsakes


Scrapbooking Websites

Creating Keepsakes

Memory Makers

Two Peas in a Bucket

Local Scrapbook Resources

Ink About It, Westford, MA

Lighthouse Scrapbooking, Salem and Stratham, NH

Amandalinz Scrapbook Co. Amherst, NH

Michaels Nashua, Salem, many other places

A.C. Moore Nashua and other places

You can also find some supplies at your local K-Mart, Wal-Mart, and similar stores.

Last updated January, 2006