Scrapbooking & Papercrafts

Come and enjoy a morning of Scrapbooking with Nora at the Melrose Park Public Library. Discover different techniques in scrapbooking as we work on simple to elaborate page layouts and explore print and electronic resources provided by the library.


Learn how to:


  • Emboss using colorful inks, powders, and a heat gun to decorate your pages.

  • Stamp with different rubber and block stamps to add images and texture.

  • Create two-dimensional pages, layering with borders, tags, and paper cutouts.

  • Explore the color pinwheel used by experts to decide among color schemes.

  • Use water-markers to enhance a stamp or highlight and direct attention to a specific area of the page.

  • Personalize your photos with quotes and text descriptions.



A variety of paper, inks, markers, and decorations provided for you to create eye-popping displays for your photos.

*You can bring your favorite photos to begin.