The hobby of “scrapbooking” started as a means of preserving personal and family history with photos and memorabilia, using archivally safe products. Today, scrapbooking has grown into a billion dollar business with a number of companies offering a vast array of paper products, albums, embellishments, and scrapbooking tools. The scrapbooker has also evolved, utilizing a variety of medium and techniques to celebrate the individual’s creativity and artistic style.

This Hawaiian-style idea book features over 50 ideas, including scrapbook layouts, cards and craft projects celebrating everything form Island to Island traditions. Easy to follow step-by-step instructions for fun techniques include a honu die-cut shaker-box, an origami aloha shirt, a puakenikeni paper lei and embossing with Asian stamps. Each project includes simple layout instructions designed for all levels of scrapbookers and crafters. Whether you are creating a personal scrapbook with a distinct Hawaiian-style flair or looking for a craft project for a special occasion, these unique ideas will inspire you to create beautiful island pages and projects of your own.

Authors: Bella Finau-Fuamuina and Delia Parker-Ulima