Fold & Fly Butterflies, Birds, and Other Animals that Fly celebrates and explains the miracle of natural flight, while providing readers with easy-to-follow patterns for creating Mother Earth's most amazing winged creatures.
This boxed set includes a full-colour book, over 140 sheets of custom-printed paper and instructions for creating 20 magnificent masters of flight. From a prehistoric pterodactyl, to today's dragonfly, flying fish and a stork, this set reaches new heights in paper art.$19.99
Alli Bartkowski explains the basic tools and techniques of quilling, from curling and crimping the paper to forming scrolls, strips and rolls.
Detailed step-by-step photos show all the shapes needed for the projects, which come in an assortment of 100, 150 and 200mm designs with projects for the beginner, intermediate and advanced quiller. Feel the calm and serenity created by the repetitive motions as you quill a Crimson Flower, Sunset, Snowflake, Peacock and other vivid, beautiful mandalas.$29.99
This delightful paper craft kit makes origami simple and includes a variety of animals and toys; from a flying fish, dragon puppet and birthday card to a dollhouse bed, coin trick and jump-up insect.
All of the folds are simple enough to be origami-for-kids projects and are a great way to learn origami. The origami paper in the kit already has printed patters so no paint or glue is required, just unpack and start folding right away!
The kit contains:
- 2 full-coloured, 32-page booklets
- Clear step-by-step instructions
- Easy-to-follow diagrams
- 32 simple origami projects
- 98 sheets of durable authentic origami folding paper
Livia Cetti ups the ante with a host of grander and more intricate new flowers and projects – more blooms, more petals, stronger stems, and bigger, bolder arrangements!
The author will teach you how to play with size, shape, colour and texture to create 25 vibrant single stems in a variety of natural shapes – globes, spikes, bells, saucers, rectangles, cones and arcs – including hydrangeas, coral charm peonies, honeysuckles and paperwhites. Then, you'll use these elemental shapes to build the 15 bright, abundant arrangements including bold wreaths, bountiful bouquets, fantastical gilded wall art and blooming garlands.
Introducing new, never-before-seen techniques for dyeing paper and creating mouldable leaves and petals, this gorgeous guide is perfect for crafters of all skill levels interested in making realistic and unique home decor, gifts, accessories and entertaining essentials.$34.99
With step-by-step photographic guidance, Elizabeth Moad shows you how to make simple, yet effective, paper flower embellishments, from greeting card adornments to floral bunting and decorations that will brighten any home.
Learn how to apply simple folding techniques such as kirigami and teabag folding to create beautiful blooms for any occasion. There are 21 projects in all, ranging from straightforward concertina-fold flowers to elaborate and elegant paper roses.
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Follow Clare Youngs' simple step-by-step projects to make a huge variety of creative art projects – all made from old books!
- Folding Books – get folding and make a beautiful bird, a sailor’s knot, and a shining star, they look impressive but are deceptively simple to make.
- Making Scenes – learn how to cut and glue splendid scenes such as tiny paper mushrooms and ferns under a glass bell jar, a fairytale castle, and a tiger in the jungle, all of which would make great gifts, or just keep and display them all yourself!
- Refashioned Pages – transform the pages cut from books to make greeting cards, a botanical print lampshade and hanging birds.
Create endless animal themed snowflakes with the unique and imaginative templates that crafters and artists will love! In 100 Amazing Paper Animal Snowflakes, artist and teacher Marion Nichols proves that this popular form of papercutting can yield far more than just pretty geometric designs.
Crafters young and old can create her astonishing animal-themed designs by photocopying the full-sized templates, then folding and cutting along preprinted guidelines. The templates range in complexity from easy to challenging, so papercrafters of all ages and at all skill levels can snip these fantastic flakes.
Eight of the designs are also printed on coloured paper, all ready to fold and cut.$24.99
Paper flowers are cropping up everywhere, taking centre stage in upmarket window displays and bringing colour to weddings. They make a great impact, and offer an uplifting hit of colour at times when real flowers are scarce or too expensive. Best of all, they're easy and enjoyable to make.
100 Simple Paper Flowers shows you how to put together dozens of ideas. With templates and projects, discover how a handful of techniques can work across the board, whether you want a bunch of daisies for your desk or an outsize bouquet of lilies for an event.$27.99
This book shares with you over 1000 intimate, exciting, beautiful, experimental, and very personal pages from journal artists all around the world. You will be inspired and amazed at what you find within these pages.$29.99
This title provides templates and clear instructions for 130 new greeting cards based on iris folded designs. The book Features:
- Clear step-by-step instructions and lists of materials required
- Actual size-templates supplied for every design
- A fantastic source of inspiration and ideas for cards for all occasions
- Colourful and versatile designs
- Chapter 1 features methods for colour play, from dazzling brights to softer tints and anything in between, offering you guidance on colour contrast so you can draw attention to the rotation in the iris
- Projects: VW Beetle, kaleidoscope cards, phone and camera ...
Decoupage is one of the most popular papercrafts as a result of the trend for upcycling, altered art, etc.Or try gluing some fabulous papers that are on the market today on to everyday objects to give them a completely new and exciting look. Decoupage works on all surfaces, including card, metal, wood, plastic and glass, and is hugely versatile in terms of the looks that can be achieved, and the kinds of items you can transform.
Look inside the book.$12.99
Louise Firchau is an expert paper cutter and her gorgeous designs are much sought after.
Each of these projects consists of a full-size template and a photograph of the finished design, together with tips on cutting, or how to display the finished item and a 1–5 difficulty rating. With notes on basic papercutting techniques at the start of the book, this is a must-have buy for paper cutters looking for new and original ideas.
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This delightful book provides 20 easy yet imaginative designs covering a range of animals such as cats, dogs, sheep, a hippopotamus, a fox, giraffes and an alpaca, and includes three-dimensional designs.
The projects are cute and whimsical, and quick to make. They will appeal to experienced quillers looking for new ideas and inspiration, as well as beginners who wish to take up this delightful craft. The completed designs can be used to decorate greetings cards, picture frames, invitations, and many other stationery and household items.
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3D Origami is a new and original technique that doesn't require any special skills just a little patience. This clever adaptation uses individual triangular folds to construct impressive, modular designs.
Maria Angela Carlessi shows you how to create a colourful range of animals and creatures. There are 15 projects to choose from including rabbits, owls, squirrels, dogs, cats and even a tortoise. Each project comes with detailed instructions making them easy and fun for papercrafters of all skill levels.
Look inside the book.$22.99
3D Papercraft Projects is for the avid paper crafter, who wants to go beyond making cards and learn how to create gorgeous gifts and holiday tokens for friends and family.
Nothing says you care more than a handmade gift, with a little thought and cleverness you can convert your entire card making supplies into neat 3D papercraft projects. There are 40 projects in this delightful book with several ideas for many occasions such as Halloween, Easter, Weddings, Birthdays or Fathers Day – or you can make a simple gift for a special person in your life.$26.99
Clear directions and templates for 460+ show how to create beautiful, spiralling patterns within designs for every occasion: frogs, fish, flowers, fruit, homes, baby booties, cats, dogs, golf tee, baseball cap, St Valentine hearts, to Easter eggs, Christmas trees, even swirling envelope patterns, designed to enclose paper money gifts.
A fantastic source of ideas and inspiration – so start saving envelopes with blue patterned interiors.$34.99
The books selected to be included in this follow-up volume to the popular 500 Handmade Books, represent the unlimited creative possibilities for interpreting an enduring form – books as objects and books as sculptural pieces.
Along with more traditional, richly embellished books, other featured works push the boundaries such as books that unfurl, scroll and flip, created not only with lush, handmade papers, but also with more improbable materials like metal, fabric, wood and glass.$39.99
Paper craft is a dynamic medium that's in the midst of a renaissance as demonstrated by the creative work of today's most gifted and original artists and the limitless potential of the craft.
Selected by Gene McHugh, an award-winning arts writer and well-established expert in the field, the book presents a broad range of techniques, forms and aesthetic approaches, with magnificent examples of origami, kirigami, cutting, quilling, papier-mache and casting.$39.99
Take your paper folding to an advanced level with this user-friendly origami book.
From shimmering hummingbirds to magnificent bats, from a stunning panther mask to graceful sea turtles, Michael LaFosse's complex and beautiful projects are more origami art than craft. Sophisticated origami or paper crafts fans will appreciate the unique origami designs along with complete detailed instructions and easy-to-follow colour photos and diagrams.This book features:
- Step-by-step instructions
- Colourful diagrams and photographs
- Information on paper selection and preparation
- Advanced techniques and tips
- DVD video lessons for the 15 original and challenging projects
Each section of this inspiring book provides full information about the materials and techniques need for a particular cardmaking craft, followed by step-by-step demonstrations showing how to make beautiful greetings cards.
The crafts covered include card and thread, quilling, watercolour, silk ribbon embroidery, beading and using glitter.$34.99
Alternative Art Journalsshows how to create personal and unique journals. You will break free from the bound, white pages of the traditional sketchbook in favour of more customized formats and unconventional approaches.
- 10 step-by-step demonstrations explore an exciting mix of techniques for crafting art journals in a variety of formats, ranging from scrolls and decks of cards to box assemblages and wearable charms
- Inventive prompts help get you started and inspire you to approach collecting your creativity in new ways
- A gallery of ideas for original art journal creations
You will learn to incorporate art into your daily life and embark on a thrilling journey to self-expression.$42.99$39.99
Origami expert Mark Bolitho explains how to make perfectly formed origami objects that are pleasing to fold and make. Shapes include simple tetrahedrons and cubes, diamonds and geo balls, icosahedrons and flexagons, harlequin modules and starbursts and the book includes 32 pages of origami paper so that you can try out these mindful projects for yourself.
The Art and Craft of Geometric Origami divides into four sections:
- One-piece Projects (formed from a single piece of paper)
- Twists and Turns (objects that change form with movement)
- Modular projects (multiple-piece projects)
- Advanced Modules (intricate and beautiful objects)
Kickstart your art journaling journey today! With back-to-back journal pages from more than 100 art journaling enthusiasts, you'll embark on an exploration filled with top-notch techniques and the kind of journal fodder that your artistic soul has been craving.
- 140+ original art journal pages
- Dozens of journaling prompts
- Time-tested advice
- Unbelievable inspiration
- Mixed-media secrets
- Funky materials
Let your art journaling transformation begin today as you uncover the simple strategies that will take you to the next level in your artistic journey.$39.99
Artist Nichole Rae is your creative companion and guide as you explore your art journaling journey in three easy steps.
- Begin by putting the journal in art journal: A variety of prompts and writing styles help you breathe life into your hopes, feelings and intentions.
- Then put the art in art journal: Use your writing to develop a theme for your art journal. Illustrate your story by adding photos, illustrations and ephemera.
- Finally, explore your creative process: Ponder colour, words and symbols as you build beautifully layered collage pages.
Discover the techniques and courage you need to journal bravely! You'll begin by working through any fears you have of using your own handwriting. You'll get journaling prompts and techniques to help you develop a handwriting style you'll love and words you'll want to write!
Then, you'll move onto drawing: you'll learn not only how to train your hand, but also how to appreciate your own unique drawing ability. As you continue through the eight chapters, you will learn additional mixed-media techniques to help you overcome your fears of new materials, using photos of yourself, creating layers, working without a plan and much more. You'll find:
- 8 common journaling fears dispelled
- 20 techniques to give you art journal courage
- Dozens of colourful art journal pages to inspire your own art
Knowing the "rules" of colour and composition gives you the freedom to use and break them wilfully to create the affects you want. Dina shares these principles in a fun and approachable way with examples of unique journal pages to show you just some of the many possibilities.
You will learn:
- Lessons and tips about composition and colour including dominance and repetition, symmetry, contrast and the power of black and white
- 10 step-by-step technique demonstrations
- Dozens of colour and design tips and page challenges