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Magenta Style Paper Enchantments: Create Charming Cards, Boxes, Ornaments, Albums, and More

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Publisher Comments:

Just what is it about Magenta projects? What makes them so ditinctive? There is certainly color galore, texture that you can "feel," and embellishments aplenty. Whatever the style, Magenta projects are built around simple, classic compositions. A card may be straightforward and symmetrical, the design centered on the page, or that same symmetric design may be shifted off-center to create an intriguing pattern. But there is always an unmistakable focal point that, with the addition of rich color and stunning embellishments, results in a grand surprise that delights the senses. This is the essence of Magenta, and the reason why Magenta materials and techniques are favored by paper crafters all over the world.

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.

Techniques include 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.

About the Author

NATHALIE METIVIER created most of the artwork for Magenta Style Paper Enchantments. She has been with Magenta from its beginning in Montreal nearly 20 years ago, designing stamps, papers, and embellishments, and teaching others to create--Magenta Style.

LESLIE CAROLA is a writer, editor, book producer, and paper crafter who has developed and produced more than a dozen paper craft books. She heads her own book packaging company--Arena Books Associates, LLC--in Westport, CT.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312627980
Subtitle:
Create Charming Cards, Boxes, Ornaments, Albums, and More
Author:
Metivier, Nathalie
Author:
Conron, Leslie
Author:
Conron Carola, Leslie
Author:
Carola, Leslie
Author:
Carola, Leslie Conron
Publisher:
St. Martin's Griffin
Subject:
Papercrafts
Subject:
Decorating
Subject:
Crafts-Paper Craft
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
20100427
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Includes over 100 color photographs thro
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
9.50 x 8.50 in

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