Step-by-Step Guide to Creating Handmade Gift Cards Paperback
by Cheryl Owen
This title offers 75 imaginative designs to make, that is shown in 500 stunning photographs.
It includes practical projects for beautiful and original greetings cards, gift wrap, boxes, gift tags, wallets, invitations and matching envelopes.
There are 75 unique designs for every occasion including new baby, congratulations, thank you, get well, and more.
More than 500 step-by-step photographs show in detail how each project should look at every stage - with concise instructions and templates for every design.
You can try out a range of simple craft techniques - beadwork, embroidery, silk painting, printing, painting, papercraft, stamping, pressing flowers and embossing foil.
It includes ideas and suggestions for cards to suit every taste, from a cute dog's face for a child's birthday to a pretty lace pram to celebrate the arrival of a new baby.
Here is the ultimate book of greetings cards to make, perfect for the complete beginner as well as more advanced crafters looking for new inspiration and techniques to add style and individuality to their own hand-crafted card designs. Each design has a timeless classic quality, with ideas for birthdays, weddings and anniversaries, as well as cards just to keep in touch.
There are all kinds of papercraft skills to try including stacking and layering papers to creative effect, quilling, decoupage, papercuts and more.
Whoever the recipient, a beautiful handmade card adds to the sense of occasion, and is a token to be cherished.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 128 pages, Illustrations
- Publisher: Anness Publishing
- Publication Date: 01/10/2012
- Category: Greeting cards
- ISBN: 9781780192048