• Collage Lost and Found

    Collage Lost and Found delivers projects that not only have a saucy style, but a story to tell as well. The stunning pages of this book will inspire you to dust off the vintage ephemera you've been collecting for years and combine it with basic collage elements to create romantic pieces you can wear as well as display.

    In addition to inspiration for a multitude of projects, you'll learn several practical techniques that can aid you in all your creative endeavors, including:

    • Simple soldering techniques that anyone can do right away
    • The art of layering with beeswax to add an intriguing depth to your work
    • Magic tricks for turning metal repair tape into aged sheet metal
    • Sources for finding vintage ephemera, as well as tips for transforming new items into ones that appear to have stood the test of time

  • Collage Playground

    Presents10 simple techniques and 25 projects take the "work" out of collage and bring back in the fun. As your imagination is reignited, you will:

    • Discover textural ways to create with papers, fabrics, paints and more
    • Learn tips for building up and using your own collage stash
    • Receive plenty of inspiration and encouragement from beautiful variations

  • Collage Workbook

    Collage encompasses a wide range of creative styles and techniques that are explored here by Randel Plowman.

    • Offers step-by-step instruction, visual inspiration and even a library of copyright-free images

    • Covers all the necessary materials, tools and know-how, from adding colour and transferring images, to décollage (tearing away layers)

    • Inspiration from 52 creativity prompts, such as a collage using the letters of a single word

  • Color Origami Botanica

    Color Origami: Botanica offers a new twist on the beloved practice of meditative colouring.

    This book features instructions and patterned sheets to colour and fold into a gorgeous array of origami flowers, butterflies, birds and other inhabitants of the garden. Pad-bound with removable pages, it contains more then 60 intricately hand-drawn origami papers that are also lightly printed with folding guidelines.

    Colouring the designs is a creative and soothing experience in itself. Transforming the flat sheet into a sunflower, a grasshopper or a dove adds an element of magic that makes origami one of the most popular craft practices for people of all ages.

  • Color Origami Fauna

    Color Origami: Fauna offers a new twist on the beloved practice of meditative colouring.

    This book features instructions and patterned sheets to colour and fold into a whimsical menagerie of wild animals. Pad-bound with removable pages, it contains more then 60 intricately hand-drawn origami papers that are also lightly printed with folding guidelines. Colouring the designs is a creative and soothing experience in itself.

    Transforming the flat sheet into a panda, a fox, an elephant or a rabbit adds an element of magic that makes origami one of the most popular craft practices for people of all ages.

  • Colouring Book of Beautiful Boxes: Birds and Blossoms

    Each page of this brilliant book is actually a box! Simply tear along the dotted lines, fold along the scored lines and you've created a gift box perfect for storing all kinds of goodies, especially Easter treats.

    The boxes are beautifully decorated with black and white designs of birds and blossoms, which you can customise by colouring in with pens or pencils. Get creative with your colour scheme or use traditional colours from nature – either way, this fantastic book of easy-to-assemble boxes will make sure your gifts are truly special.

  • Complete Decorated Journal
    Two of the most successful books by Gwen Diehn, The Decorated Page and The Decorated Journal, are bound together into one comprehensive and inspiring volume.

    The combined contents offer readers an unmatched collection of great ideas and techniques from the latest supplies (papers, adhesives, paints, pens) to innovative layouts (mandalas, diagonals, cutouts, grids). Sidebars highlight specific genres such as pillow books, nature journals and illuminated manuscripts.

    Plus, newly added content includes journaling artist profiles along with galleries of their work, new techniques and a new project where readers learn to make a journal from a butter box.
  • Complete Photo Guide to Cardmaking

    The Complete Photo Guide to Cardmaking is a one-stop reference for making cards for any occasion. The book includes step-by-step photographed instructions for a wide range of techniques, as well as projects to accompany each area of card making.

    The techniques are thoroughly covered, including a comprehensive description of paper types available, folding options and techniques, colouring and image transfer methods, and adding embellishments. Inside, you'll also find methods for using a computer to design and print cards.

    Enjoy a gallery that gives you lots of ideas and inspiration to create cards of your own, using the techniques you've learned.

  • Cover to Cover

    First published in 1995, Cover to Cover quickly became renowned in the bookmaking community as the definitive guide to the art. This beautiful revised 20th anniversary edition, now in full colour, features updated photography and a fresh interior design, whilst still retaining the foundational instructions that made it crafters' go-to reference.

    After introducing all the bookbinding basics it shows readers, step-by-step, how to create, fold, assemble and stitch a wide range of books and journals, from simple pamphlets to accordion-folded signatures, using a variety of materials.

  • Craft Happy: Paper Crafting with Flowers

    The giving and receiving of flowers is forever rewarding and romantic.

    Craft Happy: Paper Crafting with Flowers introduces limitless ways to create gift cards, letter sets, candy boxes, picture frames, notebooks, corsages, and gift wrapping and to embellish them with violets, tulips, roses and lavender, to name a few, both real and made from paper, ribbons and beads.

  • Craft Happy: Scrapbooking Your Memories
    This charming book is filled with amazing ideas to preserve treasured memories and photographs – births, weddings, anniversaries, trips, Christmases – into gorgeous albums with all the bells and whistles.

    The book opens with a chapter on basic scrapbooking techniques, incorporating traditional ideas with brand new concepts such as decorating with colourful masking tape.
  • Creative Origami & Beyond
    Packed with prompts, tips, exercises, and engaging step-by-step projects, Creative Origami & Beyond takes readers through a dynamic exploration of the traditional art form.

    This inspiring, interactive project book demonstrates both traditional and contemporary origami methods – from working with unique materials and creating custom origami papers to crafting amazing works of art. It features:

    • A general introduction to origami and an overview of basic folding techniques *
    • Six engaging sections, including modular origami, giant origami, tiny origami, wet origami and more
    • Exercises and prompts to inspire and spark creativity
    • Step-by-step projects for creating wall art, jewellery, decorative objects and more

  • Creative Paper Cutting

    Immerse yourself in the wonderful, fantastical world of paper-cutting with these 15 irresistible projects with a contemporary edge and a twist on classic subjects, including the use of vintage clocks and glass pendants.

    The author guides you through the projects with a clear and friendly approach, step-by-step instructions and easy-to-follow photographs.

    In addition to the projects, you will find fully comprehensive chapters detailing all you need to know about the tools, materials and techniques, including methods of displaying the projects as well as how to cut and sculpt them.

  • Cut and Fold Techniques for Pop-Up Designs

    Introducing techniques for making pop-ups from one sheet of card takes paper engineering folding techniques into the third dimension. Each chapter introduces a new technical idea and shows how that technique can be adapted in many different ways, or combined with techniques from earlier chapters.

    These 3-D techniques can be incorporated into any design where typography and/or illustration are used, including mail-shots, personal publicity, invitations, business cards and greetings cards. With their emphasis on surface design over complex cutting, the pop-ups have an instant appeal for designers.

  • Cut, Paste, Create

    Cut, Paste, Create is a visual journal where the reader is encouraged to fill the pages with design ideas using collage and to explore and reflect on their own creative concepts and personal taste.

    Some pages seek a more personal engagement, for example relating to moods or feelings, while others simply provide a space to 'design a range of coats for your dog' or 'create a welcome mat' to invite people in to your home.

    Including helpful tips and basic principles of collage, the reader is guided to source materials from their everyday world and to look for what is beautiful, inspiring or unusual to them.

  • Delight in the Details

    Delight in the Details will inspire you with more than 40 techniques for creating accents and embellishments that will provide a finishing touch to any papercraft project. Get creative with a variety of materials, from simple paper and fabric scraps to glitter, ink, modelling paste and vintage finds.

    The100 lovely projects – including greeting cards, scrapbook layouts, mini albums and home decor – showcase the techniques in fabulous form. Plus, take a peak inside the authoras studio where pretty vintage details come to life.

    Learn how to create delightful details like:

    • Shimmering wire sprays
    • Texture paste designs
    • Distressed letters
    • Crepe paper rosettes
    • Delicate felt blooms
    • Button bouquets
    • Vintage paper leaves

    Perfect for papercrafters and mixed-media artists alike, Delight in the Details helps you make every last detail count.

  • Doodling for Papercrafters

    Give your page personality – your personality! Make that papercraft project all about you with doodling. What could be more personal? Those little dots and lines, swirls and letters all add up to inspired design, especially with Maelynn Cheung to show you how.

    You'll learn about different kinds of doodling techniques and designs, what tools are necessary, what tools aren't necessary but are a lot of fun, and even how to easily adjust your handwriting to make it more artsy. More than 100 papercrafting examples are shown, and there's an inspiration gallery to give you even more ideas!

  • Easy-to-Make Decorative Paper Snowflakes

    With this wonderful book and a pair of sharp scissors, you can cut up a snowstorm of beautiful paper snowflakes, perfect for Christmas tree ornaments, holiday decorations any number of imaginative uses.

    Forty-five elegant designs are printed on fine-quality paper, one side only. Simply remove the sheet from the book, fold as directed, and cut out the indicated areas for perfect results. Complete, easy-to-follow instructions are included, along with suggestions for creating your own winter wonderland of snowflake designs.

  • Embroidery on Paper

    This quick, striking craft adds a wonderful heirloom quality to your papercraft projects, and this inventive guide will get you stitching in no time.

    The 200+ step-by-step colour photos show you creative ways to use / re-use your embroidery templates for seven projects, with 34 variations: a simple crazy quilt heart wallhanging, chic greeting cards, domed-lid bag with embroidered daisies, brads, butterfly clasp.