What do an old cigar box, a stack of used CDs, and a bunch of shopping bags have in common? To author Donna Downey they are all scrapbooks--yes, scrapbooks. As a contributing editor to Simple Scrapbooks magazine, Donna redefines traditional scrapbooking and inspires you to open your eyes to dozens of cool possibilities for celebrating life with pictures and written words. Presenting the best of her out of the box albums, journals, and photo displays, this step-by-step guide has more than 65 ways to capture your most meaningful memories. Most can be finished in an afternoon or so, and they invite frequent browsing. Set them out in your home or give them to family and friends. Either way, you're sure to hear, Wow! Is this a scrapbook?