Give scrapbook pages, cards, and tags a fresh look with colored and shaped brads. Brads are two-pronged paper fasteners. They usually come with a decorative top. Here you'll learn how to use them to improve your card-making and scrapbooking projects. They'll add a fun, decorative, and functional style to your latest papercraft project. Brads can add moving elements to your designs when two pieces are joined together. They will add texture, color, and charm to your next paper project. There are many fun brads on the market today and many ways to use them with scrapbook pages, cards, gift tags, and papercrafts. Use metallic brads with smooth tops, colorful brads with either a solid color or a pattern, brads shaped like a teddy bear or a star, fabric-covered brads, and more. Brads come in virtually all shapes and sizes. You'll learn which ones go best with each new project design. Author Suzanne McNeill leans on her experience to offer beautiful projects that you'll succeed with on your first attempt. She covers the basic tools and materials you'll need. Each of her projects is easy to understand and features beautiful illustrations. So for your next family vacation scrapbook, learn how to use brads to make the photos and images stand out. Instead of buying an expensive gift card, make your own and impress your friends and family. Try something new. Your crafting will stand out by adding brads to your papercrafts.