Papercraft

  • 100 Amazing Paper Animal Snowflakes

    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
  • 100 Simple Paper Flowers

    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
  • 130 New Iris Folded Cards to Make

    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 ...

    $24.99
  • 20 to Make: Modern Decoupage

    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.

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    $13.99
  • 20 to Make: Papercuts

    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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    $13.99
  • 20 to Make: Quilled Animals

    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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    $13.99
  • 20 to Make: Washi Tape Cards

    A wonderful introduction to modern mixed-media techniques and products for paper crafters and card-makers of all abilities using versatile washi tape and simple techniques.

    • 20 fantastic cards, with 20 alternatives, using a variety of techniques, such as stamping, spray-painting and layering
    • Widely available materials such as stamps, colour sprays and paints
    • Accessible to paper crafters of all abilities – the designs are relatively simple, but very stylish

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    $13.99
  • 3D Origami

    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.

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    $22.99
  • 460 Iris Folded Cards to Make

    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
  • Advanced Origami

    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

    $24.99
  • Air and Space Origami

    Fly high with realistic paper models of some of the most astonishing aircraft and spacecraft ever designed! Noted origami artist John Szinger has created this unique collection of paper airplane and rocket models inspired by real life flying machines.

    The kit contains everything you need to create high quality air and space models:

    • A colourful 64-page step-by-step instruction book
    • 14 exciting air and space origami projects
    • 48 sheets of double-sided, custom designed folding paper
    • 185+ colourful stickers

    Each model comes complete with a set of interesting facts about the vehicle, as well as detailed step-by-step instructions showing you how to fold it.

    $19.99
  • Alternative Art Journals

    Alternative Art Journals shows 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
    $14.99
  • Amy Butler Decoupage

    Add Amy Butler's unique design sensibility to furniture, lamps, vases, picture frames and more with decoupage.

    Featuring a 28-page booklet offering step-by-step instructions for 12 projects using this simple technique, plus 80 sheets of decoupage-weight paper printed with 19 of Amy's signature patterns, this portfolio contains everything beginners and pros alike need to create stylish new looks for the home.

    $34.99
  • Art and Craft of Geometric Origami

    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)

    $29.99
  • Art Journal Kickstarter

    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
  • Art Journal: Courage

    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

    $42.99
    $39.99
  • Art Journal: Freedom

    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

    $46.99
  • Art of Cardboard

    Breathe new life into that old cardboard box! Though paper and cardboard seem common and humble materials, discover the totally unexpected, beautiful and intricate art that can be created using the repurposed and upcycled resource.

    The Art of Cardboard showcases the grand and imaginative scale of cardboard art and design. Inside, you'll find jaw-dropping cardboard creations from around the world! You'll discover the process of each art form, as well as tricks of the trade, from small clever projects to huge art installations.

    Much more than a book about "neat" cardboard designs, Lori Zimmer guides you through amazing large-scale art production, immersive environments, working from intuition, collaboration, the artist's role in society, alternative creative economies, contemporary mythology, storytelling and more. With such a readily available material, what will you create?

    $29.99
  • Art of Expressive Collage

    What story will your art express? The Art of Expressive Collage will teach you to listen to what paper and glue, ink and paint have to tell you. From the fear of messing up to the excitement of letting things flow, you'll come to see the common thread in the bits and pieces you collect. You'll discover new ways to think about arranging these bits in your work as you express yourself with lines, smudges and translucent layers.

    Beyond using paper and glue you'll discover:

    • The best places to hunt for and gather ephemera
    • How to prepare various papers for collage using staining and embellishing techniques
    • An understanding of the elements of design and composition
    • Tips for making unique marks, adding photos, creating textures and much more

    $52.99
    $49.99