Basic Scrapbook Essentials

Many people would like to get started in the Scrapbooking hobby, but a lot of them are fearful to start because they think of the costs. They look at all the embellishments, patterned papers, and doodads and think that they aren’t creative enough to start. Well, this article will prove to those people you don’t need to spend a lot to make a scrapbook. You can make it as expensive or inexpensive as you want. Here is a “Must Have” starter list. Some of these items you may want to invest the extra money into so you get a good quality product. Scrapbook Starter Kit Paper Trimmer – this tool is one you will use the most so it is …

An introduction to collecting car brochures – Part 3 – What to look for when buying.

If you have read the previous articles in this series (they can be read on this website or http://forums.retroretro.com/ ), you should now have a clear idea of what brochures you are trying to obtain for your collection. Now for the fun bit! Starting, maintaining and increasing your collection. As you are collecting second-hand items, the condition of an item you are after can vary dramatically. Also, it does not help that sellers regularly either omit or misdescribe items. Therefore, it is paramount that you ask the right questions and look for what the seller hasn’t said as much as what he has in his advert description. Having been disappointed on more than a few occasions when a “pristine” item …