The Christmas season is upon us, and with it one of the most difficult times to stick on a budget. It’s so easy to go overboard on gifts for those you love. There’s always some cute, cheap item that is just perfect, but when you find things like that over and over, they really add up.
And while it’s probably the most important document published by our school, it also has the reputation of being the worst job to do. In this article, I’ll show you how easy it is to do yourself using common (and some free) applications. I’ll also give you tips on making the job as painless as possible.
Once the pages are in order you can clamp them together along the spine and glue them together with PVA glue or even Gorilla Glue. After the glue dries, you can create a cover out of heavy cover stock paper, fold it to wrap around the book, add more glue to the inside edge of the cover, and assemble the book. I usually let everything dry overnight and have a good strong paperback version of my e-book ready the next morning.
Angee: In a poster, artists are not necessarily collaborating, but they are influenced by each other. There is constant casual conversation about the work being produced, and styles, color choices, printing methods begin to rub off on each other. We share resources with each other, and help keep each other focused on improving our craft. When working alone, it is so easy to get in a rut, and not now how to get out.
Finally, we created some cards on our inkjet printer, an Epson Stylus C84. There’s special software available for placing the images 10-up on the page, but we opted to use Adobe PageMaker, since that’s what we’re familiar with. We printed the cards on Avery #8871 Clean Edge Business Card paper.
E-Books are a wonderful invention. I have dozens of them on my computer and PDA. But some books just need to be printed. In the past, when I came across one of these, I would print it out and staple the corner or punch holes in it and stick it in a bulky 3-ring binder. Printing one page per sheet of paper seemed wasteful, so I got fancy and printed out all of the odd pages, flipped the stack and printed out the even pages. That cut my paper usage in half.
5) Bride / Groom Trivia – The host can obtain information from the bride to be and create a fun trivia game for the guests to see which guest knows the most about the bride to be or the groom. For a baby shower, the trivia questions can involve the mom and dad to be.