How to Make Scrapbook-Style Greeting Cards

Add a personal and unique touch to a greeting card by scrapbooking.
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HCC2c_124_Armfield_card

Materials and Tools:

digital photo printed in sepia tone
card stock
envelope
ribbon and embellishments
rubber stamps
ink pads
watercolors
computer with printer and scanner
digital camera

Steps:

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1. Use the sepia photo and other items to create the page layout.

2. Scan the page into the computer as an image. Print out the scanned card image as a photo.

3. Attach the printout to card stock (or print the original on smooth card stock).

4. Decorate with ribbon, embellishments, etc.

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5. Use stamps and watercolors to decorate the envelope.

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