Family Heritage Scrapbooking Workshop

Family Heritage Scrapbooking Workshop at 9:00 a.m.

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• Registration required by August 26.
• Workshop fee is $15 per person.
• Limited to 12 people. Restricted to ages 16 and up.
• Location: Paynetown State Recreation Area

This 3-hour workshop will cover best practices for preserving and sharing photos and family heirlooms and other historical documentation. Our hands on session will include: basic tips on scrapbook page making, archival considerations, original v. copy of photos, layout and page design, color choices, cropping techniques, choosing adhesives, and other considerations. We will also discuss digital scrapbook options. Participants will have the opportunity to create and complete at least two memory pages. The workshop will be presented by Susan Snider Salmon, an experienced genealogist and a genealogy instructor for the Ivy Tech Center for Lifelong Learning.

Workshop fee includes the following archival quality and acid-free materials:
• Four 12 x 12” base papers (two with print design)
• Six 8 ½ x 10 solid color mat-décor sheets
• Two black journaling pens
• Two plastic page protectors
• One roll of adhesive dispenser
• Photo Mounting Corners (for use with original photos)
• Poster Board for smooth table-top work surface

Participants should bring with them:
• Paper-cutting tools (Optional: When registering, you may select the $15 “add-on” ticket to instead purchase a small, table-top paper cutter suitable for scrapbooking.)
• Original family history photos/documents OR good quality digital prints that have been copied from the originals. We suggest a selection of 10-12 related images. (Note: If you are bringing newspaper articles, you must use digital copies reprinted onto archival paper.)
• Notes about dates, names, relationships, history, events, memories, or other stories conveyed by the images you have selected to bring.

Family Heritage Scrapbooking Workshop