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In this issue...
39 ACTIVITY PACK Packed with sketches and s craplifts to keep you inspired – plus your layouts could be inside!
60 WEDDING FEVER Cleo Jarvis shows us how to scrap our precious wedding photos
52 SUMMER LOVIN’ Bright, colourful and fun layouts celebrating the sunny season!
26 FEELING FLORAL Rachael Elliott shows us how to add floral embellishments to our pages with ease
30 A FEW OF MY FAVOURITE THINGS O ur Design Team scraps those favourite items
NEW LAYOUTS GALORE Once again this issue is jam-packed with brandnew layouts you’ll love!
10 USING YOUR FREE GIFT How to get the most from your free American Crafts paper collections
PRIZES GALORE We have some fantastic prizes to give away this issue – is it your lucky day?
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6 News 8 New Papers 14 Letters 16 Four Ways 18 Introducing... 22 Designer Gallery 55 Shopping Guide 68 Budget Challenge 75 Readers’ Gallery 82 Next Issue
4 www.thescrapbookmagazine.com b o n u s e s
10 Using Your Free Gift Ideas and inspiration for making the most of your American Crafts paper pack
21&35 Competitions We have digital scrapbooking software and Glue Dots goodies up for grabs this issue 74 Giveaways There’s over £600 worth of scrapping stash to be won by our lucky readers!
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39 Bonus pull-out activity pack Packed with sketches and challenges – you’ll love it! f e a t u r e s 26 Feeling Floral R achael Elliott shares an abundance of ideas for adding flowers to your pages
30 A Few Of My Favourite Things... Members of the Design Team scrap their favourite things – with i mpressive results!
36 Collaged Creations Helen Salthouse guides us through the effective technique o f creating collages from patterned paper scraps
48 In The Background We show you how to create eye-catching backgrounds with stencils and sprays
52 Summer Lovin’ Celebrate the season with Kathleen Glossop’s bright and colourful summery creations
56 Sketch Success Missy Neal demonstrates how to create a variety of effects using the same sketch
60 Wedding Fever Cleo Jarvis shows us how to preserve our precious wedding day memories forever
64 Designer Challenge We asked four designers to step out of their scrapping comfort zone...
70 Picture Perfect How to edit your photos using fantastic free software downloaded from the internet!
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