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
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
Cut and create your own stunning paper mosaic artworks! Use the pre-printed mosaic pieces in Cut and Create Paper Mosaics to create paper mosaics that are just as rich in colour, detail and depth as the work of master artists. Simply cut, and assemble your mosaics following the templates and instructions in the book.
The projects begin with simple mosaic scenes with large pieces and gradually move to more complex works of art with smaller, more detailed pieces. Featuring 10 stunning mosaics and all the paper you need to cut and create each, this is the perfect, relaxing, all-in-one project for those interested in creating their own masterful mosaics.$24.99
In this new edition of the indispensable and easy-to use guide, readers can discover the variety in origami paper art with these fully updated instructions.
Easy-to-follow diagrams and step-by-step instructions describe how to create beautiful models with a combination of fantastic traditional papers and stunning modern prints, and the simple folding sequences inside can be used as the base for many different designs then combined to create over 50 specially chosen projects that will charm and entertain.
Whether folding for fun and relaxation, to create useful vessels and boxes, or to amuse and fascinate children, this is an essential reference for the beginner and experienced folder alike.
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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
Erin Hung has carefully curated over 50 paper projects for chic, fabulous celebrations that will delight and inspire anyone who loves to make playful and beautiful things. She offers modern, stunning and relevant projects, through a unique format that combines the beauty of an inspirational, illustrated coffee table book, with the simplicity of a practical craft manual.
Whether you fancy sending a Secret Love Message, want to dazzle and delight guests with a 3D Gem Stone place name and Flower Bomb confetti pinata, or celebrate the passing seasons with an Origami Advent Calendar, there is something to create and celebrate for every occasion.$34.99
Embroidery on paper is a traditional and well-loved craft, here artfully translated into beautiful and understated Japanese designs.
Each project is accompanied by a full-size template and notes on how to embroider the design, and there are clear and detailed instructions on the materials and tools you require; the essential technique of embroidering on paper; and eleven basic embroidery stitches that can be used individually or in combination to create all of the exquisite designs in the book.
Choose from a range of ideas that includes drawing, writing and more creative projects, including paper clocks, notebooks, envelopes, decorations, book marks and cards for all occasions. Suitable for those new to paper embroidery as well as more experienced crafters, this book will excite and inspire anyone with a love of Japanese style and clean, simple design.
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This book's clear and simple step-by-step instructions, diagrams and photographs show you not only how to create your own handmade washi paper using inexpensive and easy-to-find materials, but how to turn your handmade papers into exquisite paper craft objects.
With Japanese Paper Crafting you can:
- Make your own traditional-style Japanese papers
- Learn two traditional Japanese methods of papermaking, and try your hand at creating truly distinctive papers
- Create 17 exquisite projects that feature your own handmade paper – or any other paper in your craft collection – including notebooks, purses, wallets, gift cards, desktop accessories and many more
In Journal Spilling you will learn new ways with mixed media as well as new insights about yourself.
Step-by-step instruction will make the process easy and you'll explore such techniques as:
- Using salt, alcohol and wax paper as resists for watercolour
- "Spilling" colour over your page with the help of watercolour crayons
- Creating unique lines and shapes with a fun ink-blowing technique
- Making secret pockets and flaps for storing wishes and private reflections
- Carving and stamping with hand-carved stamps, making your pages even more personal
- Getting out of a writing rut with prompts and inspiring exercises and much more
'Tis the season to be crafty! Have a jolly origami holiday with this jumbo pack, with a whopping 285 sheets of pullout origami paper in 20 Christmas-ready designs.
Beginners will find all the folding instructions they need to make a striped candy cane, reindeer and merry Santa. And if you have a few sheets left, they make great wrapping paper too!$24.99
Kirigami is a collection of 40 delightful paper projects that are easy to make yet stunning in their simplicity.
The projects include pop-up greetings cards, Christmas decorations, invitations and tea-light holders combing traditional Japanese motifs such as snowflakes, orchid blossoms and pentagrams with modern designs to provide ideas and inspiration.
All the basic techniques are explained and all the projects are accompanied by templates, easy-to-follow instructions and photographs, making this an ideal resource for all abilities.$34.99
The Learn to Create Gorgeous Metallic Notes kit includes supplies and techniques for creating upper and lower case alphabet styles to create beautiful, glitzy custom notecards.
Lindsey Bugbee shares techniques for creating upper and lower case alphabet styles to create custom postcards, with a hint of glamour. With beautiful typography and simple tutorials, you'll find endless ways to decorate with type and find joy in discovering the happy imperfections unique to your own application.
The kit includes:
- 15 coloured postcards and fold-over cards
- 2 metallic markers (one with a calligraphy nib and the other just a marker)
- 3 sheets of metallic stickers (circles, flowers, shapes)
- 15 envelopes
- 32-page book to teach you technique and lettering styles
These colourful blooms will brighten any room and best of all, you can make them in a day!
You'll find that it's a cinch to add a spring-like air to any room with a bouquet of daffodils, a cluster of hyacinths, or a vivid bunch of favorite blossoms and no previous experience is necessary. The book presents 15 beginner-friendly projects with illustrated step-by-step instructions that are ideal for anyone wishing to whip up something simple but special. Creating paper flowers adds a personal touch and a dash of handmade charm.
Supplies are easy to obtain and readily available at major craft stores.$27.99
Make It a Party with Sizzix is here to guide you through the DIY portion of your party planning, from making invitations to handmaking decorations and party favours.
The book includes a general how-to section and is then divided into 22 chapters, each comprising six pages of easy-to-follow instructions for making a specific project. Half of the sections in the book feature unique "occasion party" ideas--birthday party, wedding shower, baby shower, Christmas, New Year's Eve, Halloween and more. Additionally, there are projects for themed celebrations, such as throwing a luau; a circus party; a tailgating event; a soccer, baseball, or basketball gathering; a movie night; and others.
Get your party started with these fun-to-make craft projects for parties!$19.99
A creative toolkit for personal mapmaking, this all-inclusive portfolio includes an instruction booklet with ideas for18 creative map projects, plus 30 tear-out sheets of fill-in templates, cartouches, legends and icons for map lovers to chart their personal geographies.
Projects include a wall of fame for celebrating favourite homes, charting what's on your mind, plus a giant oversized map for plotting where you've been and where you want to go and many more. The finished projects can be framed and displayed as artwork or used as party invitations or treasure hunts for special occasions.$39.99
From simple cut-outs to 3-D pop-ups, designing and making your own stunningly original cards has never been easier, or more enjoyable!
Choose from 24 fabulous, fun and innovative projects, all covering a huge range of occasions, such as Christmas, birthdays, weddings and Valentine's Day. Learn quick and easy techniques from embossing and collage to copying on acetate, or add sparkle with diamante and jewellery wire.$24.99$11.99
An ideabook can be many things: a keepsake; a work of art; a source of inspiration; a method of organisation; a collection of memories; a way to store recipes or patterns; a genealogical journal; a wedding planner or just a peek inside the chaos and creativity of our own mind!
With Arne and Carlos's wit, style and trademark handcrafting genius to guide you, this book will show you how to make and enjoy your own ideabook. There is guidance on the materials and tools you need and detailed, step-by-step demonstrations showing how to sew the pages, tie the end threads, bind the sections of paper together, glue the spine and create the cover. There's then a large section devoted to various types of ideabook designed to inspire and enthuse the reader, including Christmas, Children's Cooking, Garden, Sewing and Travel Ideabooks.
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This book is a celebration of London's buildings offering something a little different – the chance to get up close to those buildings by building your own models.
The five buildings included are among the best-known of London's many famous sights: Sir Christopher Wren's masterpiece St. Paul's Cathedral, Westminster Palace with its world famous Big Ben clock tower, Tower Bridge, The London Eye and the glittering Shard tower.
Each is accompanied by facts and figures that give some background information to bring your very own miniature London alive!$29.99
With just a few supplies and using fun techniques, you can tell your story with unique books! This title features step-by-step instructions and clear diagrams for crafting a variety of structures from folded, glued and sewn designs to scroll and accordion, moveable and codex projects. There are also inventive envelopes and portfolios, as well as boxes and slipcases.
Choose from a range of styles including:
- Concertina with tabs
- Accordion book with flower fold pages
- Simple pop-up card
- Exposed stitch book with beads
- Altered books & hidden objects
- Origami wallet
- Open spine with ribbon
- Wrapped hardcover
- And more!
Everyone loves handmade books – and these adorable mini volumes are generally easier to craft than their larger counterparts! Some even require only folding and stapling.
This charming collection includes beautiful leather-clad journals, block print notepads, accordion-fold mini-zines and others that feature interior pockets, unique closures, colourful stitching and eye-catching bindings. An invaluable illustrated stitch guide provides the essential information for every binding.$29.99
Successful mixed-media art starts with selecting the best materials and tools for the job. Mixed Media Handbook makes your decisions easier and more confident by providing a complete and current working guide to today's traditional and unconventional materials, including tools; substrates; adhesives & mediums; paper, photographs & other collage resources; natural materials, building supplies & household items; drawing materials, and painting media.
Each alphabetical entry includes notes on best practices for application, archival quality or longevity and ideas for using the materials in your art. In addition, 18 step-by-step demonstrations illustrate techniques such as creating a painted map substrate, turning a slide into a collage element, and using encaustics.
No matter what your skill level, having this information at your fingertips will save you time and money, encourage greater experimentation in your art and free you up to focus on the fun part – creating.$42.99$39.99
Create along with mixed-media master Sherrill Kahn as she shows you dozens of ways to make luminous textures and surfaces on both paper and fabric.
This step-by-step visual guide demonstrates exactly how to get great results using paints, inks, resists, stamps, markers and much more. Add colour and texture to collages, art quilts or just about any creative project by exploring more than 50 fun and inventive techniques using easy-to-find supplies.$34.99
The Mixed Media Storytelling Workbook is here to help you tell your story and turn it into a personal and meaningful work of art.
With 20 techniques, projects and words of wisdom from best-selling authors, it is easier than ever to find the inspiration you need. Plus, you'll have plenty of space for adding photos, collages and more in the 80 lightly textured pages here, in your book. So what are you waiting for? Document your story for yourself, or the world!
- Dozens of tips, prompts and techniques to help you create your story
- Advice and encouragement from eight of our favorite authors
A well-known origami guru blows the dust off traditional origami and paper crafting, presenting more than 20 projects that rely on classic paper craft techniques, but are suited to 21st-century style and aesthetics. The suite of contemporary projects ranges from gift wrap, holiday ornaments, and note cards to frames, boxes, bowls, silhouettes, wall art, mobiles, and even a folding screen.
Projects are divided into five chapters: folding, cutting, scoring and sculpting, pleating and recycling. Each chapter begins with an overview and step-by-step photo tutorials of basic techniques, and each project includes step-by-step instructions and illustrations.
A variety of papers are used for the projects, from standard cardstock and scrapbooking paper to art papers and recycled corrugated cardboard. All of the projects are accessible to the novice paper crafter but will also appeal to the more advanced crafter.$33.99
The team behind Mollie Makes magazine have brought together all their favourite papercrafters in a range of impressive disciplines from papercutting to papier mache. They share their tips, stories and beautiful projects, inspiring us all to pick up an old book, a newspaper or a vintage map and get creative.
Learn how to make stylish cards to impress friends and family, create unique folk-inspired papercut artworks, fold origami lily fairy lights, and decorate your home with an impressive handmade lampshade, a delicate paperbird and a mini party pinata. With simple projects requiring only the basic kit of paper, glue gun and craft knife, as well as more complicated ideas using decoupage, quilling, pop-ups and papier mache, there is plenty to keep you busy.$32.99
Created by tried-and-true origami author Duy Nguyen, these 13 ghoulishly gruesome origami monsters are all ready to cause mayhem. Nguyen's creature-feature stars include such favourites as Dracula, the Mummy, Wolf Man and even the Headless Horseman.
This fun kit includes everything you need to start folding: 50 sheets of origami paper and very detailed instructions on how to make them. Fold at your own risk!$19.99