Relax, focus, reach a higher state of mindfulness and simply enjoy yourself as you artfully turn the intricate shapes in this book into stunning works of art. Coloring Dream Mandalas offers you an imaginative array of inspiring quotes and beautiful images, including:
-Stars and Moons
Will YOU be the next to break the WORLD RECORD?
Anything is possible with The New World Champion Paper Airplane Book, the newest collection of designs and theories of flight from John M. Collins, the man behind the Guinness World Record–breaking distance plane. Featuring twenty-two unique airplane designs with step-by-step instructional photos, plus tear-out models printed on regulation-weight paper stock, this entertaining and informative guide promises hours of flying fun.
Take your paper airplane–making to the next level with features such as:
· Instructions for folding “Suzanne,” the plane that shattered
the previous world record by flying an unprecedented 226 feet,
10 inches, and garnered more than three million views on YouTube
· Four “Follow Foil” aircraft that can stay aloft for minutes
at a time
· A pioneering cambered-wing plane
· A primer on flight theory, and how it applies to paper airplanes
· Tips for improving the accuracy and distance of your throws
· The adjusting technique that helped break the record
· And more!
Relax, focus, reach a higher state of mindfulness and simply enjoy yourself as you artfully fill in the intricate shapes. "Coloring Flower Mandalas" offers you a garden of inspiring blooms, including:
With Pretty Little Things, readers will find collage projects that exhibit a playful air and a sense of magic. The 27 projects and 30 variations feature vintage ephemera soldered within glass, for finished works that tell a romantic or whimsical story. All exhibit Sally Jean Alexander’s signature style - a style that brings new life to antique papers, vintage photographs, found projects, scavenged text, and more.
As a scrapbooker, you can never have enough inspiration, especially when it comes to great layout ideas. So whether you're stumped for a page design for your photos or just want to relax with some great scrapbook eye candy, you've picked up the right book.
Inside 601 Great Scrapbook Ideas you'll find hundreds of layouts to get your creative juices flowing. And because the layouts were created by over 200 scrapbook artists, there truly is something for every taste. Plus, you'll find scrapbooking tips and ideas for you to use on your own pages. Hundreds of never-before-seen layouts Pages on all your favorite subjects, including relationships, everyday life, special events, holidays, kids, pets and more Great scrapbooking tips for your own layouts With 601 Great Scrapbook Ideas great scrapbook inspiration is only a page away!
Paper airplanes are designed to be built and tossed. The walkalong gliders in this book are designed to let you actually pilot them as you push them along on a wave of air. Become an accomplished glider designer and aviator with this do-it-yourself guide. Detailed step-by-step instructions illustrated with hundreds of photographs show you how to build six different types of controllable gliders. All the materials you need can be found around the house or purchased very inexpensively. Each design comes with specific instructions on how to climb and turn, from the simple paper airplane designs to handling the Jumbo's four-foot wingspan.
Inside you'll find:Step-by-step instructions for building six unique walkalong gliders Tumblewing Paper airplane surfer X-surfer Jumbo Butterfly glider Baby bug Guidance on how to gracefully take off, maintain altitude, steer, maneuver, and land your creations Tips for putting on fun competitions at school or in your neighborhood
Clearly detailed illustrations and captions explain all the steps for an entire year's worth of holiday projects--from Chanukah dreidels and a menorah with candles to Passover pyramids and an image of the Red Sea parting. Additional projects for weekly observances include sabbath candles and kiddush cup.
Great for synagogues, schools and homes, this easy-to-follow guide offers beginning paperfolders a unique, fun-filled way to celebrate Jewish culture
You really can craft a handmade card in a matter of moments. It's simple with "Simply Cards"! Sally Traidman offers a wealth of beautifully designed cards that are easy to make, but hard to forget. With step-by-step illustrations, complete material lists and plenty of insider tips, you'll be crafting fabulous cards in no time at all!
Using gorgeous papers, the latest inks and stamps and some of the coolest embellishments you'll find, these cards are a wonderful way to celebrate a special occasion, bring a bit of joy to everyday life, or send a holiday greeting. No experience is necessary with a quick-start guide and basic techniques.
Let "Simply Cards" be your guide to creating quick and easy beautiful cards!
This how-to guide by acclaimed papercutter Claudia Hopf features everything beginners need to know to learn the craft, including tools, step-by-step instructions, finishing tips, and more than 80 patterns for traditional designs and seasonal decora-tions and more. Color photos of examples of papercuttings from a variety of cultures and artists provide inspiration.
Dazzle your friends and loved ones with the one-of-a-kind projects in Cards that Pop Up, Flip & Slide. A few simple cuts and folds are all it takes to create over twenty cards and envelopes with moveable parts. From pop-up trees to flipping leaves and sliding message panels, the mechanism that make these cards spectacular are easy to re-create or adapt to whatever suits your fancy!
Everything you need to get started is inside, including clear instruction, easy-to-follow patterns and introductory information on tools, materials and techniques. And every card featured is designed to fit inside a standard A-2 or #10 envelope, so mailing is as easy as sealing, stamping and addressing. Tips, tricks and ideas for personalization help you create unique cards that their recipients will remember for a long time to come.
With a focus on simple, elegant projects, the The Art of Paper Quilling offers paper crafters a complete technique guide along with step-by-step project ideas for making beautiful framed pieces, cards, gifts, and more. The designs are all built upon simple rolled coils of paper that when grouped together, form intricate flowers, graceful butterflies, and delicate scrollwork. Quilled designs can be framed or used to embellish greeting cards, books and journals, and many types of simple paper structures. Claire Sun-ok Choi is an expert paper artist who has influenced the revival of this fanciful art form with her inspiring exhibits and internationally known books./div
There's nothing quite like the happiness you get from making an animal face, flower etc from a plain square piece of paper.
Buy this book now, and enjoys hours of learning the art of Origami.
Claudia Hopf lives in Kennebunk, Maine, and has been creating papercuttings for more than 30 years. She is the author of Papercutting: Tips, Tools, and Techniques for Learning the Craft (978-0-8117-3269-7) and four other books on the subject. Her work has been exhibited in museums and shows across the country as well as Canada, France, Germany, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Africa, and Australia.
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 downloadable 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 features: Full-color, 95 page instructional book 25 unique origami projects Projects from top paper folding designers Clear, step-by-step directions Paper folding techniques and tips Downloadable instructional videosGet 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!
Origami projects include: Photo Cubes Candy Wrapper Butterflies Interlocking Flower Petals Custom-Bound Books And many more…
Turn old books into personalized works of art with Altered Books Workshop. Altered books bring together a variety of mixed media and papercrafting techniques including collage, journaling, rubber stamping, embellishing and scrapbooking. The creative possibilities are endless - go where your imagination takes you!
Through 18 step-by-step demonstrations and 65 variation ideas, Bev Brazelton teaches you basic, intermediate and creative techniques for crafting unique altered books. You'll find helpful tips as you're guided through the process of altering pages along with captivating embellishment ideas such as adding doors and drawers to your altered books.
Whether you're a beginning crafter or a fine artist, Altered Books Workshop will give you comprehensive instruction and inspiration for creating multi-dimensional art that is a reflection of your moods, thoughts and life. Make your altered book the greatest story ever seen!
Collage has never been so fashionable! In Collage Couture you'll learn how to sketch fashion figures, create stylish dresses from patterned paper and apply a variety of textured backgrounds to your collage pieces. With styles ranging from cute to elegant and sweet to sophisticated, these mixed-media projects will transport your art from the studio to the runway!
Collage Couture features: 22 super-pretty projects, from collages on canvas to framed shadowbox art to gifts for your fashionista. Play with your materials - paper, paints, ink and markets - to create pieces you'll be happy to display and share. Illustrations and easy instruction for creating fashion sketches and silhouettes. And don't forget the details: learn how to add eyes, lips, hair and, of course, clothing! Tips and advice on setting the mood in your studio, from enhancing your art space with flowers and china to wearing a tiara as your work! Why not feel as pretty as your art? Indulge your inner girly-girl with Collage Couture!
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In Japan, paper and paper crafts are held in popular esteem. The originators of origami, the art of paper-folding, and kirigami, the art of paper-cutting, the Japanese also make their own paper, called washi. A colorful printed paper, washi is used to decorate everything from boxes to dolls. Noted for its strength, durability and flexibility, washi paper is available in a rich array of colors, textures, weights and patterns.
Japanese Washi Paper Crafts is a selection of seventeen washi origami designs for decorating commonly available objects, such as milk cartons, boxes and eggs, which can be used in home decor, as gifts, or for special occasions. Every project is shown with clear, step-by-step diagrams. Color photographs show completed projects, as well as imaginative ways for displaying the finished crafts.
You'll be amazed at the intricate and beautiful projects you can create with just a piece of paper and a pair of scissors. Kirigami Home Decorations features 25 original paper cutting projects including Wall Flowers, Papered Eggs, May Baskets, Napkin Rings and Place Cards. Crafts expert Florence Temko provides clear, easy-to-follow instructions and step-by- step diagrams that make learning kirigami fun and simple.
Kirigami projects inlcude: Butterfly Window Pi Picture Kirigami Sun Paper Quilt Basket Treasure Box Napkin Rings And many more…/li> Crafters who like origami will love kirigami—it's just like origami, but you can make paper designs that are decorative and often functional too!
Magenta Style Paper Enchantments presents more than 70 projects that will inspire you to play with color, texture, and embellishments. 20 main projects offering various techniques are accompanied by a materials list and photographic step-by-step instructions, and the others appear in gallery sections in each of the 4 chapters.
Nathalie Metivier and Leslie Carola show you techniques like rubber stamping and coloring with a variety of media; embossing and debossing with ink; creating texture with Peel Off's stickers; making three-dimensional constructions; and decorating holiday ornaments and other tabletop items. Try the projects as they are. Then change the palette, shift the focal point, play with the details, find the art of the craft--Magenta Style.
Beautify your home or classroom for the holidays with unique and elegant origami paper craft ornaments by world renowned origami artist, Florence Temko. Origami Holiday Decorations, is the festive origami design book with 25 fun-to-do 3D paper model projects that includes step-by-step instructions and color diagrams
Each model is explained with easy-to-follow diagrams and illustrated with a photograph of the finished project. A section on paper folding techniques makes it easy to get started, with special tips on how to adapt your origami projects to different sizes and papers. This easy origami book is sure to provide hours of entertainment for both children and adults.
This origami book contains: 61 page, full-color book 25 original origami projects Step-by-step instructions Color diagrams and pictures Paper folding guide and tips The models from Origami Holiday Decorations will please discriminating tastes and are simple enough for paper folders with any level of skill, including kids!
Origami projects include: Holiday Calendar Santa Claus Jewish Star Festive Napkin Kinara Candle Holder Gift Envelope And many more! /ul>
Journals offer their makers a safe place to dream, doodle, rant, and reinvent themselves. They offer viewers rich, visual inspiration. There is a fascination with these revealing and often beautiful pages of self-exploration and personal expression. Journals offer a tantalizing, voyeuristic view of an interior life.
This would be the first book to offer examples of over 1000 journal pages in one eye-catching, visual format, and would attract a wide swathe of artists who fully embrace or experiment with this medium.
Journaling has seeped into popular culture in a big way and this collection provides a wide array of ideas, techniques and themes to inspire and inform mixed media and journaling enthusiasts.
Origami Boxes presents a collection of origami paper craft boxes from well-known origami author and expert Florence Temko, highlighting 24 original paper folding projects that are sure to please children and adults alike.
This origami book features designs for origami boxes that range from traditional to unique, simple to complex. Each box is explained with easy-to-follow diagrams and illustrated with a photograph of the finished project. A section on paper folding techniques makes it easy to get started, with special tips on how to adapt boxes to different sizes and papers. This easy origami book is sure to provide hours of entertainment for both children and adults.
This origami book contains: 64 page, full-color book 24 original origami projects Step-by-step instructions Color diagrams and pictures Paper folding guide and tipsUse it to craft eye-catching origami for your friends, to beautify your home—or as a wonderful gift for paper craft lovers. All of the folds are simple enough to be origami-for-kids projects and are a great way to learn origami.
Origami projects include: Classic Japanese Box Five Happiness BowlStar Candy Dish Money Basket Gift Envelope And many more!