Monday, October 20, 2008

:REVIEW & GIVEAWAY: Show it off! by Memory Maker Books

UPDATE: The lucky winner of this giveaway has been announced! Check it out here.

What do you get when you get when you bring together 25 of the biggest names in scrapbooking and tell them to create something other than layouts using their scrapbook supplies?

You get over 120 stunning ways to showcase your photos and memories in home decor and gift items!!

That's what Show It Off!: Scrapbook Pages And Projects To Display has to offer. The wonderful ideas displayed in this books include projects using items such as frames, shadow boxes, acrylic, foam board, clocks, artist canvas, chipboard, cookie sheets, metal tins, glass, wooden cubes, playing cards and MORE!

There are also 28 amazing mini-album ideas made from numerous different materials with foundations both pre-made and completely made from scratch.

The book contains 3 chapters:
Chapter 1 - This chapter focuses on how to take primarily flat layouts and, with a little tweaking, turn them into display art.

Chapter 2 - This chapter focuses on ways to display memory art on the walls of your home.

Chapter 3 - This chapter focuses on how to showcase photos in home decor items.
Also included in the book are 10 pages of detailed, step-by-step instructions on how to create some of the techniques found in the book.

Not only are there several projects that I'd like to try for my own home, but several that would make some really great gifts this Christmas!

Some of my favorite scrapbook artists have projects featured in this valuable book.

List of featured artists: Jodi Amidei, Vicki Boutin, Catherine Feegal-Erhardt, Cari Fennell, Amy Goldstein, Alecia Ackerman-Grimm, Greta Hammond, Barb Hogan, Nic Howard, Vanessa Hudson, Gretchen McElveen, Sandi Minchuk, Amy Peterman, Suzy Plantamura, Mou Saha, Torrey Scott, Genevieve Simmonds, Cindy Smith, Kathleen Summers, Tiffany Tillman, Christine Traversa, Sarah Van Wijck, Samantha Walker, Courtney Walsh, Tania Willis.


??? I am always curious and open to hearing the opinions of others. If you own or have read this book, please feel free to share your opinion of it in the comments below.

Visit the Show It Off! page at You can also read more of my reviews for other recommendations.

Yup...that's right! Don't purchase this one too quick because I have one copy to give away. Simply leave a comment to this post including your FULL NAME AND EMAIL by Wednesday, October 22nd in order to be considered for this giveaway. I will announce and contact the random winner via email on Thursday.

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