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Bookmark Collectors Virtual Convention

February 20th and 21st there’s an online event which is rather like a

Valentine’s Day celebration for collectors: The first annual Bookmark Collectors Virtual Convention.

I'll be presenting, Are You An Embarrassed Collector? Don’t Be!, even though… Continue

Added by DPopTart on February 11, 2010 at 6:09am — No Comments

I'm a Cutter...

I have a confession. I collect ephemera for two main reasons. First, I save 50's (and sometimes other) era invitations and note cards for possible future use. If I marry and breed, I've got some killer baby shower invites stored for use. It's reason enough to procreate, really. Secondly, I like to cut. A pair of Fiskars, ye olde X-acto, one of my razor-sharp matters not. I like to cut up paper. And I'm sorry if you now hate… Continue

Added by VoteAudrey on November 11, 2009 at 9:58pm — 4 Comments

Fine Arts Show - My ephemera won first place.

Hey ya'll. I used some 1960s era ephemera to create a multi-media 3D art piece titled "Fishing for Nixon". Entered it in the Beaufort County Arts Council Fine Arts Show and won first place and also an honorable mention for another piece. In all, I entered 4 pieces -- all wil be featured at the Arts Council through Dec. so needless to say, I'm thrilled. All 4 pieces contained ephemera - torn photos, magazine ads, parts of books. The best part is the prize $, which means I can buy MORE… Continue

Added by Valerie MacEwan on October 25, 2008 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Digital Scrapbooking

Another way to enjoy ephemera is through digital scrapbooking. I appreciate the opportunity to incorporate treasured pieces with favorite photos, yet retain the integrity of the originals - no cutting or gluing involved that might prevent me from using them in real scrapbook designs.

I've included an example of a digital scrapbook page. The three children are my maternal grandfather Leo, his sister Deda, and his brother Paul. His parents are Charles and Rhetta Johnson. They are all… Continue

Added by Daena on September 28, 2008 at 12:31pm — 2 Comments




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