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Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center
Get ideas and detailed instructions for your next project or creation. Content is provided by leading hobby and craft magazines. Log in with your Vernon Area Library card number.
Books from the library
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501 Great Scrapbook Page Ideas by
From Amazon. Looking for a colossal gallery of never-before-seen scrapbook page ideas on a variety of topics? You've picked up the right book! In 501 Great Scrapbook Page Ideas, your never-ending quest for more and more page ideas will be fulfilled. For quick reference, we've organized all page ideas from A to Z. From birthdays to oceans to window gazing, you'll find plenty of inspiration on reoccurring page topics as well as unique and interesting themes that you may not have thought to scrapbook before.
Crafting with Digital Cutting Machines by
Ashcraft explains the components and features of a variety of models of digital cutting machines., as well as the blades, tools, mats, and other accessories used. She details common materials and a variety of crafting techniques before presenting six step-by-step projects that will teach you how to work with fabrics on your digital cutting machine. With helpful tips and tricks to ensure success, Ashcraft will help you see all the creative possibilities that lie before you!
Avalon Ladies Scrapbooking Society by
Perfect for fans of Debbie Macomber, Kristin Hannah, Beth Hoffman, and Kate Jacobs, this luminous novel from the author of Friendship Bread follows a group of fascinating women who form deep friendships through their love of scrapbooking—as memories are preserved, dreams are shared, and surprising truths are revealed. Also available as an e-book on Libby/Overdrive and digital audiobook on Hoopla.
Scrapbooking Techniques for Beginners by
There are no rules to scrapbooking, but there is a vast array of possibilities for newcomers to the craft. What products should they buy? What techniques should they try—and how can they get great results? This fabulous guide explains it all. Inspirational photos and sample scrapbook pages throughout showcase different albums, illustrate photo-improvement methods like cropping, and demonstrate the use of shadow stamping, painted backgrounds, metallic rub-on waxes, and unique embellishments like buttons, buckles, and charms.
Tutorials & projects
Craftsy: Papercraft classes
Looking to learn techniques? Check out the Craftsy classes. Purchase a premium membershop, or pay for each class individually.
Cupcake Inspirations is a fun, calorie free way to challenge your crafting skills.
Everything About Scrapbooking
Tips, techniques and sample pages for the beginning to more seasoned scrapbook enthusiast.
Kitchen Table Stamper
Great ideas for making cards you'd love to receive yourself! Offers a card crafting social through Facebook so you can craft along with new friends.
A daily listing of challenges for your paper craft projects.
Check out the gallery ideas, and purchase materials to make them.
Lots of fun tutorials using many different kinds of products.
Stamp and Scrapbook Expo @Home
Missing the annual Chicago-based conference? Check out inspirational videos to tide you over!
Stamp and Scrapbook Expo
In-person, two-day events held across the country. Definitely a must for your 2022 bucket list.