Fun with Family Photos

Fun with Family Photos

Crafts, Keepsakes, Gifts

By Jennifer Barry; Leslie Barry; Caroline Kopp (Photographer)

Ten Speed Press, Paperback, 9781580086417, 111pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2005

For everyone whose precious family photographs have been gathering dust in a ho-hum photo album, here's 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.

About the Author
Barry is an award-winning designer and packager.

Stephanie Rosenbaum is a San Francisco-based writer and regular contributor to the Bay Guardian and San Francisco Magazine.