Born in My Heart | An Adoption Album
Born in My Heart | An Adoption Album
  • Pocket Pages
  • Essentials

Every adoption story is unique and worth telling. Patricia Roebuck wants to share how she told hers! She’ll walk you through creating a pocket page album that records all the details of your own adoption story. You’ll learn new tips and techniques for combining photos, memorabilia, journaling, and embellishments to put together an album that documents and celebrates your entire adoption experience.

  • What you'll learn +
    • Record an international adoption in a pocket page album
    • Collect information about and document your child’s first year in an orphanage
    • Celebrate your child’s birth and culture
    • Include sensitive information in a positive way
    • Create digital stamps from handmade stamps to create your own patterned paper
    • Use the fuse tool to customize your pages, create embellishments, and create a shaped page divider
    • Edit scanned photos and images to use in your album
    • Organize your photos
    • Make journaling to fit pockets using Photoshop Elements
    • Create typed journaling using a typewriter on labels and plain cardstock
    • Fix overexposed photos
    • Save important emails to a folder on your hard drive
Lessons
  1. 1. Choose Your Album & Supplies
  2. 2. Select & Organize Your Photos
  3. 3. Collecting Memorabilia & Important Papers
  4. 4. Ask for Information About Your Child
  5. 5. Heritage Items
  6. 6. Their Story: How Much to Include
  7. 7. Our Story: How Much to Include
  8. 8. Where They Were Born
  9. 9. Putting the Album Together
Related Classes
Born in My Heart | An Adoption Album
  • Pocket Pages
  • Essentials

Every adoption story is unique and worth telling. Patricia Roebuck wants to share how she told hers! She’ll walk you through creating a pocket page album that records all the details of your own adoption story. You’ll learn new tips and techniques for combining photos, memorabilia, journaling, and embellishments to put together an album that documents and celebrates your entire adoption experience.

  • What you'll learn +
    • Record an international adoption in a pocket page album
    • Collect information about and document your child’s first year in an orphanage
    • Celebrate your child’s birth and culture
    • Include sensitive information in a positive way
    • Create digital stamps from handmade stamps to create your own patterned paper
    • Use the fuse tool to customize your pages, create embellishments, and create a shaped page divider
    • Edit scanned photos and images to use in your album
    • Organize your photos
    • Make journaling to fit pockets using Photoshop Elements
    • Create typed journaling using a typewriter on labels and plain cardstock
    • Fix overexposed photos
    • Save important emails to a folder on your hard drive
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