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Fold beautiful paper butterflies with this easy origami kit. Whimsical, exquisite and fragile, butterflies and moths have enchanted and inspired people for centuries. Origami Butterflies Mini Kit, presents six exclusive, all-new butterfly designs specially created with the paper crafts novice in mind. It contains everything you need to create a unique collection. This origami book contains: 32 page, full-color book 6 original designs Step-by-step instructions Colorful diagrams and pictures 40, 5x5 inch origami papers Instructional DVD All videos are streamable or downloadable online These elegant forms--each created from a single square sheet of paper without cutting or glue--showcase the versatility of the origami folding system. All are deceptively simple, yet provide a solid foundation for creative flights of fancy in the hands of an experienced folder. Clear step-by-step instructions show you how to make hundreds of different variations by making small adjustments to a few key paper folds! Whether dry-folded from recycled candy wrappers or wet-folded from expensive handmade papers, these designs exemplify the best aspects of the paper folder's art today.
"The Art of Vintage Journaling and Collage" is a distinctive guidebook exploring the art of collage and journaling using unique, collected ephemera from antique stores, flea markets, secondhand shops, and even your own home to unlock your creativity. Capture your thoughts in handmade, illustrated travel journals, recipe keepsake books, and nature and garden sketchbooks and create stunning collages to frame or use as note cards and gift tags to share with family and friends. "The Art of Vintage Journaling and Collage" presents Maryjo and Sunny Koch's gorgeous work from their books, "Vintage Collage-Works" and "Vintage Collage Journals." There are more than 75 different collage project ideas and over 14 complete journal projects. Basic techniques and project details are illustrated through step-by-step photos and a gallery is included at the back of the book containing ready-to-use vintage clip art. All levels of artist or hobbyist will find this an inspirational and invaluable book.
Origami is intricate and delicate, amusing and entertaining, beautiful yet inexpensive. This comprehensive practical guide combines a fascinating history of the art, an inspirational gallery, detailed descriptions of paper to use and over 80 projects to entertain, challenge and delight. Be inspired by the breathtaking works of some of the world's most highly respected origamists, find out how to choose the appropriate paper for each project, and follow the clear photographic steps and comprehensive instructions. With a range of designs to suit your preference and ability, you will never look at a piece of paper in quite the same way again!
These beautiful tokidoki patterned papers featuring all of your favorite characters will inspire you to create dozens of origami masterpieces. With basic instructions that make it easy to master the craft, you'll be hooked on this popular hobby in no time. In addition to more than 250 sheets of colorful paper in 16 patterns, there are black-and-white patterned papers to color and fold.
Quilling, the art of coiling and shaping narrow paper strips into 3-D designs, has been popular with crafters for some time but the art form is actually hundreds of years old. This seasonal guide links popular Western crafting with traditional Chinese Arts. Paper has a flexibility and elasticity that gives it endless possibilities. All you need to get started is strips of paper, glue, and a tool to roll the paper. You can easily get these at any craft store or use what you already have: recycled paper and a bamboo skewer or toothpick work well. This guide offers: Examples of various forms of Chinese art for inspiration Different modes of composition The unique styles of Chinese paper quilling. Each season is depicted in all its distinct colour and beauty through the unique art of paper quilling.
This pack contains 500 high-quality origami sheets printed with colorful Rainbow Patterns. These illustrations were chosen to enhance the creative work of origami artists and paper crafters. The pack contains 12 patterns unique to this pack, and all of the papers are printed with coordinating colors on the reverse side to provide aesthetically pleasing combinations in origami projects that show both the front and back of the papers. This origami paper pack includes: 500 sheets of high-quality origami paper 12 unique designs Vibrant and bright colors Double-sided color Small 6 x 6 inch squares Instructions for 8 easy origami projects
Paper craft is a fun and accessible hobby for people of all ages to enjoy. Decorative Paper Craft is the perfect introduction to this absorbing pastime. Here you will find more than 20 beautifully photographed projects for the home, gifts for friends and family, and decorations for special occasions. Inspirational designs feature paper cuts, party items, handy storage, and fabulous items to decorate your home. All the projects have clear set-by-step instructions to guide you, and there are plenty of tips to help you on your way. So grab some pretty paper and start cutting, sticking and folding! Projects include: Money-box bear Pop-up bunny card Valentine's papercut Floral pom-poms Butterfly chandelier Christmas crackers Heartfelt roses Cutaway clock Book sculpture and so much more! The projects come from a variety of makers featured in Making magazine. The step-by-step illustrations/photographs are simple to follow, and all templates required are provided so you can recreate the designs. If you are a paper fan and love all things crafty then this book is for you!
The Scandinavian interior is a hugely popular design trend that looks set to stay, and paper stars are beautiful decorations that feature heavily. In this wonderful book by well-known Danish paper artist Karen-Marie Fabricius you can learn how to create these charming ornaments. There are 25 designs to choose from, each with detailed step-by-step instructions and photographs to follow. You will also find all the advice you need on the techniques required, such as quilling, and materials to purchase. Karen-Marie even shows you how to make your own tools. A fun and absorbing craft for all the family, these pretty paper stars are not only perfect for Christmas but also look wonderful all year round. Hang them at the window, from the mantelpiece, on cupboard doors or use them as unique adornments for birthday presents.
Create a fantastic world of delight with these 35 inspiring projects - all made from old books! Follow Clare Youngs' simple step-by-step projects to make a huge variety of creative book art projects. In the first chapter, 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. In Chapter 2, Making Scenes, you will 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! Chapter 3, Refashioned Pages, has ideas for transforming the pages cut from books - make greeting cards, a botanical print lampshade and hanging birds. All the projects have helpful step-by-step instructions and illustrations so all you need are a few old books and you are ready to start!
This totally new and accessible approach to pop-up theory and practice distils the numerous mechanisms into a logical set of 18 underlying shapes. Simple ways to build these shapes are explained with methodical step-by-step diagrams and text. Make the mechanisms then glue their bases back-to-back to form a handy three-dimensional pop-up reference book. Includes techniques for building upon these shapes, so that you can make your own spectacular pop-ups
A shoebox or paper bag may be fine for those other cats. But doesn t your favorite feline deserve an in-home hangout that matches his exalted status and high standards? One that also shows off your own design sense and crafting skills? This DIY construction guide offers fun and easy instructions for making cardboard purr-a-mids and regal cat castles, along with many more pawesome homemade habitats. Build your cat an igloo, a treehouse, a train, a boat, or a car. All the projects are quick to assemble, use inexpensive and common materials, and can be customized however you or your cat would like. Don t wait, get your copy right meow!
A pocket-sized origami book with 500 pages and basic folding instructions. This book features 250 double-sided origami papers decorated with original designs and patterns by Mayumi Jezewski. Sixteen pages of basic folding instructions are illustrated and explained with arrows and clear lines - perfect for beginners. The Guardian newspaper called origami "2016's craft trend" and reported that sales of origami books have surged as customers look for alternatives to the popular colouring books. Like colouring, origami presents children and adults with a creative meditative challenge away from the screen. Origami has no age barrier and benefits everyone, from children to the elderly. Studies show that origami activates the whole brain. It develops eye-hand coordination, sequencing skills, attention skills, temporal spatial skills, mathematical reasoning, language skills and patience. It also promotes hand and finger dexterity.
Despite the digital world we live in, the sending and giving of greetings cards is more prolific than ever. Studies show that people have a far greater emotional response to receiving handwritten cards than they do to emails, texts and online messages. And how better to show your appreciation than with a beautiful handmade design? Creating your own cards is easy, affordable and incredibly rewarding. In this practical and insightful book you'll discover all the inspiration and advice you need to get started, as well as ten 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. Roll up your sleeves and dive straight in: much of what you need is inexpensive and easily accessible, while clear step-by-step instructions guide you effortlessly through every stage. Each artist offers a colourful behind-the-scenes glimpse into their studio and practice, with insights into how they gather inspiration, plus tips and tricks to help you achieve a professional finish. Accompanied by fascinating nuggets of greeting-card history and a wealth of beautiful photography, there's also insider information on how to make larger quantities for sale and how to license designs commercially, for anyone keen to take card-making to the next level.
PEPIN gift and creative paper books all contain 4 pages of introduction and 12 large sheets of very high-quality wrapping paper. They can easily be removed from the books by tearing them along a perforated line. The wrapping papers are folded to fit into the book; when removed and opened they measure 50 cm x 70 cm (191/2 inch x 271/2 inch; a standard size for gift wrapping papers). Depending on the theme, we have selected a suitable light-weight paper quality. For example, papers with designs in gold, silver or bronze are printed on silky art paper on which the inks show to their best advantage. Designs with an antique or hand-made feel are printed on high-quality creamy offset paper. PEPIN papers make your gift package look very special. In addition, our papers are suitable for scrap booking and all sorts of craft projects. Each volume contains 12 different, exceptional designs.
Make colourful and fun origami animals with this easy origami kit. Fogs, butterflies, seals and dogs are just a few of the gorgeous origami animals you can create with this paper craft origami kit. From world renowned origami artist, Michael LaFosse, comes this essential collection of animal paper craft projects. Perfect for folders of all skill levels, Origami Animals Kit is the affordable easy-to-follow solution for everything needed to get started on traditional animal origami designs as well as new twists on old favourites. This unique collection of origami designs will help you create folded paper models of animals from around the world. Use it to craft eye-catching origami for your friends, to beautify your home or as a wonderful gift for animal lovers. 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 colours so no paint or glue is required, just unpack and start folding right away! The origami kit contains: Full-coloured 48-page origami book Clear, step-by-step diagrams and instructions 22 fun origami projects 98 sheets of 6 x 6 inch, high-quality origami paper Wide array of colours and patterns Two sheets of dazzling gold foil Origami Animals Kit provides you this stunning collection of origami projects that will have you creating your own personal zoo in no time! Origami animal projects include : Owl Duck Husky Pup Fox Mask Skunk And many more
This pack contains 500 high-quality origami sheets printed with 12 different vibrant colour combinations. The paper was selected to enhance the creative work of modular origami artists and paper crafters. This pack contains colours unique to this package, with coordinating colours on the reverse side to provide aesthetically pleasing combinations. There's enough paper here to assemble amazing modular origami sculptures, distribute to students for a class project, or put to a multitude of other creative uses. This origami paper pack includes: 500 sheets of high-quality origami paper 12 bright, saturated colours Small 4x4 inch squares.
Design and create a range of elaborate greetings cards with Card Craft. Bring your ideas to life with stamps, ribbon and other accessories to impress your friends and family. Including a 64-page book full of designs to try or to inspire you, Card Craft contains everything you need to make high quality, decorated cards for all occasions.
Highlighting an audience not usually catered to by crafters, this guide to guys offers 16 papers and step-by-step 3-D card projects inspired by a multitude of males. With new characters from the Jolly Nation(TM) line, these cards are the perfect creations for fathers and sons with designs that feature a prizewinning soccer champ and a green-thumbed dad who's king of the lawn.
This pack contains 300 high-quality origami sheets printed with colorful Nature Photo Patterns. These illustrations were chosen to enhance the creative work of origami artists and paper crafters. The pack contains 12 patterns unique to this pack, and all of the papers are printed with coordinating colors on the reverse side to provide aesthetically pleasing combinations in origami projects that show both the front and back of the papers. This origami paper pack includes: 300 sheets of high-quality origami paper 12 unique designs Vibrant and bright colors Double-sided color Small 4 x 4 inch squares
A fantastic selection of cross stitch patterns for quick Christmas cards, from leading cross stitch designers. Featuring strong designs across a range of styles, with clear, full-colour cross stitch charts and easy-to-follow instructions. This booklet contains 39 festive designs, meaning you are sure to find a card to suit every one of your special recipients and have fun stitching all year round making handmade cross stitch Christmas cards that will be treasured forever.
Wintercroft masks have caught the imagination of creative people and festival-goers around the globe. Designed by Steve Wintercroft, an artist with a passion for craftsmanship and conservation, these masks have been used everywhere from music videos and fashion shoots to theatre productions and political campaigns. The Fox is considered a magical and even mischievous creature in many cultures. Nocturnal and secretive, often cultivating a little chaos, they are for the most part loved and revered. Whether you're looking for an eye-catching accessory for a festival trip or simply a unique addition to a dressing-up party, this is the perfect choice. With a robust polygon design, the press-out templates for the mask are easy to put together with simple numbered tabs. Eye-catchingly illustrated, you can choose to wear the mask as it is or customise and embellish with feathers, lace, beads, or any trimming of your choice - let loose your playful side!
Making things is fun, but making things with friends is even better. So grab some paper, scissors and some crafty pals - there's no end to what you can create together with Paper Cutting. With projects ranging from party hats to paper pictures, plus oodles of information and inspiration, this fabulous booklet has it all. In this quirky step-by-step guide you'll find 10 fun and fabulous projects to get your creative teeth into. 10 step-by-step paper projects to make Beautifully styled project photography Suitable for all skill levels Perfect for crafting with friends
Make fun and functional origami out of your spare paper with this easy origami book. Don't dump your wastepaper into the garbage it's time to fold! World-renowned origami artists and award-winning authors Michael G. LaFosse and Richard L. Alexander show you the way with Trash Origami. This origami book presents unique and fun projects from their Origamido Studio and from some of the world's best paper designers, including Nick Robinson, Herman Van Goubergen, and Rona Gurkewitz. The origami models are presented for the reader who may have little or no previous folding experience, making it a great origami-for-kids book and an effective way to learn origami. However, experienced paper folders will also be intrigued by the novel nature of the folds and the unusual materials involved. The origami designs are made from old calendar pages, candy wrappers, envelopes, newspaper, postcards, paper grocery bags and more. The accompanying DVD video tutorial will make the folding process clearer and aid folders of all skill levels. Also provided is a guide to everyday materials that have the most folding potential leaving readers inspired to design and display their very own trash origami. This origami book includes: Full-colour, 95-page instructional book 25 unique origami projects Projects from top paper folding designers Clear, step-by-step directions Paper folding techniques and tips Accompanying instructional DVD All videos are also streamable or downloadable online Origami projects include: Photo Cubes Candy Wrapper Butterflies Interlocking Flower Petals Custom-Bound Books And many more! Get ready to look at the contents of your wastebaskets and recycling bins with a different sensibility. You'll never need to buy expensive origami paper again!
Create timeless figures with clear, step-by-step instructions, helpful diagrams. Simple to advanced objects: cube, parrot, rabbit, seagull, cuckoo clock, rocket, mouse, elephant, violinist, Viking ship, more.
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