Craft and office supply stores are filled with materials for memory scrapbooks. This book provides a much-needed guide for collecting and organizing the family information that is to form the text basis for the creatively decorated pages that are gathered together to form a family scrapbook. Slan gives pointers for interviewing family members, writing stories, selecting photographs, and putting it all together. Each chapter is well illustrated with sample pages. Certain to be popular in public libraries.
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She's not just an author, she's the woman next door. Joanna Slan is a small town girl who grew up loving to cut and paste and write stories. Today, more than six million people have read her work in the Chicken Soup for the Soul and Chocolate for a Woman's Soul book series. Now living in the big city of St. Louis, Joanna is a wife and mother who creates memorable moments every day.
This is the most comprehensive book I can imagine on the subject. My creative juices were inspired with the turn of every page. Read morePublished on Aug. 18 2001
I purchased this book after many people highly recommended it to me! I have to agree with them!! This is the best money I have spent on scrapbooking!!! Read morePublished on July 27 2001 by Linda Gatliff
A look at the title and subtitle of this book tells the intelligent reader exactly what this book is about. This is not a book about writing your memoirs. Read morePublished on June 10 2001 by Amy Samin
If I could own only one scrapbook book, it would be this one. Not only does she cover journaling in a through yet easy to understand way, but she also inspires and--heck--she down... Read morePublished on June 5 2001 by Vickie Sullivan
This book is designed to jump-start your scrapbook journaling with inspiration, examples and pages. It does not pretend to be a college-crash course on writing family memoirs. Read morePublished on June 5 2001
I often feel like I have a lot to say about my scrapbook pages, but don't know where to start in recording it. Read morePublished on June 4 2001 by Julie Lovisa
Slan's book is Ok. No more, no less.
This book is geared towards people who create scrapbooks, not people who want to write their life's story. Read more
This book is wonderful and unique because it combines the art of scrapbooking with the art of journaling. Read morePublished on March 6 2001 by Cyndy Tyler