Create fun and easy scrapbooks with an Asian flair!
For scrapbookers tired of the same old same old,Scrapbook Asian Style! is chock full of new ideas, art, and inspiration for creating beautiful scrapbook craft. It's perfect for experienced scrapbookers who are looking for something new to try in their layouts and for beginners who love the distinctive look of Asian design—or who simply want to make a splash with something special.
With 150 projects from several accomplished scrapbook artists, such as a Buddha Light Switch Cover and Grandma's Origami Brag Book, this inspiring reference provides tons of ideas as well as step-by-step instructions on how to add pizzazz to layouts with Asian colors, motifs, fabrics, papers, text and brushwork.
Dozens of fun and exciting materials and techniques are used to give scrapbook layouts an Asian feel—including rub-ons, Asian characters, Chinese seals, die cuts, pressed flowers, patterned paper, handmade paper, washi paper, fabric, letter stickers, stamping, embossing, distressing, Chinese calligraphy, paper weaving, faux batiking, journaling, origami, digital effects and more.
Scrapbookers of all levels will find ideas to document and celebrate special memories and occasions—including vacation, baby layouts, "all about me" pages, grandparents and grandchildren layouts, family portraits, anniversaries, birthdays, graduations, baby showers and holidays.
Kristy Harris is the founder and managing director of Far Flung Craft, a company that specializes in Asian-inspired papers and embellishments for scrapbookers and paper crafters. She lives in Singapore with her husband and children.
"If you're interested in adding an international perspective to your scrapbooking, this book is a great starting point." —Memory Makers Magazine
"…there are so many ways to make a photo and page look great, but what made me interested in this book, is the Asian style! It's totally different but does add such a nice and beautiful look to a photo that I haven't tried." —Test Try Results blog