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Step-by-Step Scrapbooking Instructions

Recipes and traditions find their way onto scrapbook pages as our staff shares treasured family recipes. Produced by Diana McMillen and Faith Berven, scrapbooking by Patricia Anderson, food photographs by Robert Jacobs.
We chose an updated vintage look for our holiday recipe scrapbook design. We created both individual pages that fit into a scrapbook and stand-alone scrapbooking projects. For Senior Food Editor Diana McMillen's scrapbook, we used patterned paper and fabric paper, dressed up with ribbon and buttons sewn right to the page. (To save time, glue the buttons to the pages.)
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Nana's Molasses Cookies

Supply list: Patterned paper and fabric paper: K&Company; Buttons: Autumn Leaves; Ribbon: Junkitz; Ink: Ranger

How to instructions:

  1. Cut piece of red paper to approximately 9"X11 3/4", ink edges

  2. Cut piece of script paper - approximately 8"X8 3/4" - adhere along top and right of red paper, ink edges

  3. Cut, ink edges and adhere piece of fabric paper to fit along left side, approximately 1"X11 3/4"

  4. String thread through 7 medium sized buttons, adhere to left side, along fabric paper

  5. Hand stitch large button onto right side of paper to hold in place

  6. Adhere ribbon and tie bow around large button

  7. Add photos

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