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Scrapbook Your Story

with Lain Ehmann

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About The Class

Create scrapbooks that document your authentic life.


Scrapbooking is a powerful way to preserve memories, but the process can often feel like a time-consuming chore, rather than a chance to tell your unique story. If you’re unsure where to start or held back by your inner perfectionist, this two-day course will teach you everything you need to know about creating scrapbooks that fully, creatively document your authentic life.

Scrapbooking expert Lain Ehmann will help you understand how to focus on storytelling rather than perfection when you scrapbook. Lain will cover ways to discover your own motivations for memory-keeping and match those motivations with the scrapbooking process that works for you. You’ll learn about creating beautiful, meaningful layouts that you and your family will cherish. Lain will also cover alternative methods of scrapbooking -- from working with pre-made kits to preserving memories digitally and much more. By the end of this class, you'll love your layouts - and your memories - more.

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Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Your Scrapbooking Mission

    33:29
  2. 02

    Write a Love Letter

    20:02
  3. 03

    Typical Scrapbooking Process

    31:21
  4. 04

    Starting with Story

    Stories give us insight into the shared human experience. Find your story and tell it through scrapbooking.

    33:15
  5. 05

    Story-Based Process Pages

    22:50
  6. 06

    Capturing Stories

    37:27
  7. 07

    Storytelling Methods

    49:05
  8. 08

    Photography : Art of the Everyday

    51:31
  9. 09

    Camera Settings and Editing

    19:39
  10. 10

    Are you Starting with Story?

    12:55
  11. 11

    Process Simplified

    25:22
  12. 12

    Design Simplified

    46:50
  13. 13

    What is Scrapbook Improv?

    26:43
  14. 14

    Scrapbook Improv

    36:14
  15. 15

    Story-Based Prompts

    47:52
  16. 16

    Refining Your Process

    31:47
  17. 17

    Alternative Scrapbooking

    41:12
  18. 18

    Photobooks & Pocket Scrapbooking

    32:14

Meet Your Expert

Lain Ehmann

Take a helping of Rachael Ray, a sprinkle of Martha Stewart, and a dash of Wonder Woman, shake well until blended, and what do you get? Lain Ehmann, scrapbooking superhero!Lain is a fast-talking, fast-scrapping human dynamo with three kids, tons ... read more

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  • Creativelive Student

    February 2016

    I have so many old photos and articles and concert tickets and... STUFF... just sitting in boxes. I love this class because it not only inspired me to finally compile those pieces of my history into a lovely story to look back on, but gave me the permission to start without the pressure of "perfection." LOVE.

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