Papercraft

  • 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!

    $24.99
  • 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.

    $14.99
  • 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.

    $21.99
    $11.99
  • Embroidery on Paper for Cardmakers

    Here Annie and Nicco combine their latest embroidery designs with decoupage techniques to create over 30 stylish cards for all occasions.

    Divided into eight chapters, each with a set of four designs and every design is graded according to its level of difficulty. The designs are suitable for both beginners and for more advanced embroiders. Features include:

    • Materials & General Instructions
    • Over 30 floral and abstract designs
    • Includes embroidery patterns and easy-to-follow instructions for every card

    Projects:

    • Stars
    • Waves
    • Floral Compositions
    • Frames

    $18.99
  • Encyclopedia of Greeting Card Tools & Techniques

    Offers both the beginner and the more experienced card maker an opportunity to learn about all the possible greeting card techniques from the basic to the more intricate. If it has to do with cardmaking, you'll find it in this encyclopedic collection!

    Features include:

    • Every essential term, tool and technique is explained & illustrated (teabag folding, spinner cards, queree)
    • Beautiful, vivid photos of cards fill every page, where they are used as examples of different card making methods
    • Die cutting, gilding, embossing and embellishing are just a few of the many, many effects demonstrated
    • List of holidays worldwide
    • Popular card quotes and sentiments

    $29.99
  • Encyclopedia of Origami Techniques

    A valuable, fully illustrated guide to the folded-paper arts, The Encyclopedia of Origami Techniques provides the reader with easy-to-follow instructions for creating their own paper sculptures.

    Suitable for beginners as well as experienced artists, all the basic folds and bases are included as well as over 30 projects, all explained through simple step-by-step diagrams. By the end of this book the reader will learn to master traditional forms, like the Printer's Hat and Masu Box, as well as modern masterpieces such as the Square Bear and Elias Figure Base.

    Look inside the book.

    $34.99
  • Encyclopedia of Scrapbooking

    From cropping and mounting to adding embellishments and borders, this is a step-by-step guide to creating beautiful scrapbook pages.

    This comprehensive book reveals all the skills you need for making beautiful pages, whether you are an experienced scrapbooker or a complete beginner. Step-by-step instructions and photographs explain techniques such as stamping, colouring, embossing, paper piecing and punch art: learn how to make beautiful background papers, crop and mount photographs and embellish your pages with everything from fabric and ribbon to eyelets and foil.

    Hundreds of themed page and layout ideas will inspire you to be adventurous in your own scrapbooking: create hidden pages and messages; organise and display your memorabilia in new and original ways, and bring your treasured memories to life.

    $34.99
    $14.99
  • Explore Mixed Media Collage

    Authors Kristen Robinson and Ruth Rae transform timeless and classic techniques into fresh, trendy artwork. You will learn not only which techniques to use and how to best combine them, but you'll also follow along with tons of easy step-by-step demonstrations along the way.

    • 20+ deconstructed projects to inspire your very own collage-making
    • Showcasing 32 timeless and classic techniques with modern twists from creating your own personal stamps and stencils to creating dimensional objects with plaster wrap and more
    • Three powerful sections that build off one another, starting with basic techniques, moving into step-by-step projects and ending with a fantastic idea-generating collage gallery

    $46.99
    $39.99
  • Exquisite Book of Paper Flower Transformations

    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
  • Exquisite Book of Paper Flowers

    One of the best paper-flower artists working today, Livia Cetti shares her until-now secret techniques for 27 of her most popular flowers, including peonies, poppies, roses, hibiscus and camellias, all made with tissue and crepe paper.

    She will then show you how to combine the flowers to make 21 projects, such as garlands, tabletop arrangements, cake toppers, bouquets, wreaths, boutonnieres and hair clips. The projects are perfect for home décor, gifts, accessorising and entertaining.

    It's surprisingly easy and fast to create flowers by hand and the only supplies needed are tissue or crepe paper, scissors, glue, floral tape, wire and sometimes basic household bleach. The step-by-step photos incorporated throughout ensure that crafters of all levels can succeed in making any of these realistic blooms.

    $29.99
  • Flavor for Mixed Media
    Mary Beth Shaw shares her mixed media painting techniques for working with colour, incorporating many different textures, creating multiple layers, developing a distinct flavour and making all sorts of clever combinations.

    Learn to:

    • Experiment with colour mixing and develop your own tasty triads
    • Achieve texture with unusual tools such as a cheese grater, stencils and 'icing'
    • Clever new ways to use what's already in your art-making pantry
    • Create depth to your work with cut-out shapes or Plexiglas
    • Doodling, bookmarking, collagraph printing, actual food recipes and more.
    $39.99
  • Fold & Cut

    From simple mirror folds to layered papercuts, this is a book for paper crafters looking to master papercutting.

    You will learn the art of cutting increasingly detailed artworks, using shortcuts and tricks to make the project quicker and easier. What is unique to this book is that it is filled with papercut projects of symmetrical designs, which means double the impact in half the time. And with chapters on tools and materials, transferring artwork to paper and the concept of positive and negative in papercutting, readers will learn how to design, draw and cut their own detailed papercut.

    $14.99
  • Fold and Fly

    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
  • Fun & Easy Origami

    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

    $19.99
  • Gelli Plate Printing

    For crafters who love the creative possibilities of monoprinting on gelatin but not the prep time, mess and inconvenience that comes with it, the Gelli Plate Printingis a dream come true!

    Joan Bess unleashes the fun through more than 50 step-by-step techniques. Create intriguing patterns using tools like sponges, textured rollers and homemade combs. Learn how to incorporate stencils and rubber stamps. Experiment with metallic paint, dimensional paint and gel medium. Become a texture-hunter, creating a wide world of effects using embossed papers, natural objects, rubber bands, lace, corrugated cardboard, metal tape, die cut letters...anything goes!

    Even beginners can enjoy immediate gratification – just grab a textured surface, smoosh it into your painted Gelli plate, and you'll have a stack of amazing prints in no time. For experienced printmakers, the inspirations in these pages will push you to experiment, adapt, combine and layer.

    $42.99
    $39.99
  • Geo-Gami Paper Pack

    This handy origami practice pad includes basic origami folding techniques and instructions to make a paper 'masu box', as well as 400 sheets of beautiful origami paper in 32 fun geometric designs.

    Make all your favourite origami models today!

    $14.99
  • Geometric Origami Kit

    The Geometric Origami kit is designed for paper folding novices providing everything you need to create beautiful geometric origami art. Nick Robinson provides eye-catching papers that feature mesmerizing patterns to make your creation visually stunning.

    This all-inclusive kit is includes 75 sheets of origami paper and instructions for 10 eye-popping folds and is perfect to get you started in a lifetime hobby of origami folding.

    $19.99
  • House of Cards

    In this practical and insightful book you'll discover all the inspiration and advice you need to get started, as well as 10 visually exciting and easy-to-follow projects from professional card designers.

    • Each project introduces a different style and technique, from silkscreen printing and textile foiling to letterpress and stitched motifs
    • Clear step-by-step instructions guide you effortlessly through every stage
    • Tips and tricks to help you achieve a professional finish
    • Information on how to make larger quantities for sale and how to license designs commercially

    $29.99
  • How to Make 100 Paper Flowers

    Learn how to make 100 beautiful flowers, from lifelike to fanciful. These creations are perfect for weddings and other celebrations, and this comprehensive guide brings you a wide variety of techniques and styles.

    • Step-by-step instructions are accompanied by colour photos and diagrams
    • Techniques include general crafting (cut, shape and glue), origami and quilling
    • All patterns are included

    $29.99