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Publisher Comments:

Scrapbooking/memory crafts is the #1 craft in both sales and projected sales growth, according to the 2006 Craft & Hobby Association Attitude and Usage Study. Add to that a number of other popular paper crafts, such as card making (the #7 craft) and rubber stamping, and you have a huge potential audience for Paper Crafts VISUAL Quick Tips.This book will be based on Teach Yourself VISUALLY Scrapbooking,but the broader coverage will attract a wider range of crafters. With detailed, step-by-step color photos and clear, concise instructions, the book will give readers expert tips and tricks for making beautiful paper goods, from scrapbook pages to greeting cards and invitations to paper art.

Synopsis:

Paper Crafts VISUAL Quick Tips features tips, tricks, and answers to your questions about everything from the basic techniques to the hottest new methods for creating beautiful scrapbook pages, greeting cards, invitations, art journals, gift tags, collage art, artist trading cards, and various home décor items. The detailed color photographs and concise instructions make it easy for anyone to create beautiful paper crafts, regardless of experience. You’ll save money on store-bought items and find satisfaction in creating special handmade crafts.

Synopsis:

Expert tips and tricks for making beautiful paper crafts are at your fingertips—anywhere you go

Paper Crafts VISUAL Quick Tips has the answers you need—fast. With detailed color photos and concise instructions, it shows you everything from the basics to the hottest techniques—rubber stamping, journaling, paper embroidery, and more—to make attractive:

  • Scrapbook pages

  • Greeting cards

  • Invitations

  • Art journals

  • Gift tags

  • Collage art

  • Artist trading cards

  • Home-décor items

About the Author

Rebecca Ludens (Kalamazoo, MI) is the Scrapbooking Guide for About.com, where she writes weekly articles, product reviews, and how-tos. She has created scrapbook page designs for several scrapbooking manufacturers and has appeared on the television show DIY Scrapbooking and at scrapbook shows, retreats, and cruises.

Jennifer Schmidt (Crystal Lake, IL) has been on the design team for several scrapbooking manufacturers. She has been teaching scrapbooking classes for over eight years at conventions across the country, and has had pages published in scrapbooking magazines as well as having pages displayed on DIY

Scrapbooking.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction to Paper Crafts.

Types of Paper.

Cut It Up.

Choose Adhesives.

Other Supplies.

Use a Color Wheel.

Color Scheme Examples.

Create a Mood with Color.

2 Getting Started Scrapbooking.

Why Scrapbook?

Choose Your Album.

Common Album Sizes.

The Basics of a Layout.

Make Your First Page.

Mat a Photo.

Matting Techniques.

Create a Focal Point.

Scrapbook Page Gallery.

3 Card Making Basics.

Envelope Sizes.

Scoring and Folding.

Make Your Own Envelopes.

Photo Greeting Cards.

Match Book Invitations.

File Folder Cards.

Make a Library Pocket Card.

Window Cards.

Pop-Up Cards.

Dry Embossing Cards and Envelopes.

Birthday Card Organizer.

Recipe Book.

Card Gallery.

4 Book Making.

Basic Mini-Book.

Baby’s First Year Mini-Book.

Mini-Book on a Scrapbook Page.

Envelope Book.

Travel-Themed Envelope Book.

Accordion Book.

Paper Bag Book.

Friends Paper Bag Book.

Container Books.

5 Stamping.

Types of Stamps.

Ink Pads and Cleaners.

Stamping Lettering.

Stamping with Bleach.

Pieced Stamping.

Double Stamping.

Heat Embossing.

Embellishing Stamping.

6 Crafting Techniques.

Texture on Paper.

Inking.

Chalking.

Geometric Borders.

Serendipity Squares.

Paper Piecing.

Sewing on Paper.

Folded Paper Ribbon.

Vellum Envelope.

Quilling.

Quilling Combined Shapes.

Quilling a Bouquet of Roses.

Eyelets.

Brads.

Silk Flowers.

7 Lettering Styles.

Printing on Vellum.

Printing on Transparencies.

Printing on Cork, Fabric, and Ribbon.

Printing on Tags and Die-Cuts.

Label Maker Lettering.

Stamping and Templates.

Layered Letters.

Shaker Letters.

Tag Shaker Titles.

Chipboard Monogram Letters.

Clay Letters.

Stencil Paste Letters.

8 Adding Artistic Flair.

Collage Wall Art.

Tissue Paper Decoupage.

Art Journaling.

Sample Art Journals.

Artist Trading Cards.

Artist Trading Card Gallery.

9 Crafting Home Décor.

Wooden Photo Cubes.

Photo Cube Puzzle.

Decorated Photo Frames.

Paper Pieced and Decoupaged Lamp.

Scrapbooking on Canvas.

Sparkle Lights.

Tween Mobile.

Art Clock.

Letter Blocks.

Appendix: Patterns.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780470228524
Author:
Ludens, Rebecca
Publisher:
Visual
Author:
Schmidt, Jennifer
Subject:
Papercrafts
Subject:
Crafts-Paper Craft
Subject:
Hobbies & Crafts
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Spiral-bound
Series:
Visual Quick Tips
Series Volume:
12
Publication Date:
July 2008
Binding:
SPIRAL
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
214
Dimensions:
7.18x5.36x.68 in. .61 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Paper Crafts VISUAL Quick Tips features tips, tricks, and answers to your questions about everything from the basic techniques to the hottest new methods for creating beautiful scrapbook pages, greeting cards, invitations, art journals, gift tags, collage art, artist trading cards, and various home décor items. The detailed color photographs and concise instructions make it easy for anyone to create beautiful paper crafts, regardless of experience. You’ll save money on store-bought items and find satisfaction in creating special handmade crafts.
"Synopsis" by , Expert tips and tricks for making beautiful paper crafts are at your fingertips—anywhere you go

Paper Crafts VISUAL Quick Tips has the answers you need—fast. With detailed color photos and concise instructions, it shows you everything from the basics to the hottest techniques—rubber stamping, journaling, paper embroidery, and more—to make attractive:

  • Scrapbook pages

  • Greeting cards

  • Invitations

  • Art journals

  • Gift tags

  • Collage art

  • Artist trading cards

  • Home-décor items

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