Fun with Family Photos
Crafts, Keepsakes, Gifts
Publication Date: March 1, 2005
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For everyone whose precious family photographs have been gathering dust in a ho-hum photo album, heres an inspired guide to creating gifts and keepsakes for family and friends. In FUN WITH FAMILY PHOTOS, sisters-in-law Jennifer and Leslie Barry present creative and sophisticated ideas for Paperworks (cards, announcements, invitations, albums), Frameworks (jewelry, magnets, frames, mats), and Homeworks (ornaments, place cards, desk accessories). Archival family photos, digital images, point-and-shoot snapshots, and even those wacky strips from carnival photo booths can become beautiful works of art to use, display, and send as gifts. Featuring step-by-step instructions and full-color photos of each finished project, FUN WITH FAMILY PHOTOS offers an array of inventive ideas for honoring your special family memories.More than 30 simple and sophisticated craft projects for year-round gift giving or display using archival and modern photographs.Each project is photographed in full color to show the final result.Includes project templates and a list of resources.Tools and materials are available at most art and craft supply stores.
JENNIFER BARRY is the creator and designer of FESTIVE PICNICS, HOLIDAY HEARTS, the ITALIAN ARTISAN cookbook series, SONOMA, NAPA VALLEY, and several other books. She has won numerous awards, including James Beard and Julia Child cookbook awards and the Literary Market Place Publishing Designer of the Year award. She resides with her family in Fairfax, California.
LESLIE BARRY is a Texas-based graphic designer specializing in books, stationery, and announcements for individual and corporate clients. This is her eighth collaboration with sister-in-law Jennifer. Other titles include THE GREAT TOMATO BOOK, HOLIDAY HEARTS, RED SAGE, and CABERNET. She lives in Houston, Texas, with her husband and two young daughters.