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Dynamic new ideas for your handmade cards
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.
This creative guide will teach readers how to craft one-of-a-kind cards with moving parts such as pop-ups, sliders, and flaps. Using step-by-step instructions and easy-to-follow templates, readers will learn how to: Put together clever and dynamic interactive cards using simple tools that are easy to find in craft stores; use a variety of papers, from handmade and printed to recycled, for unique graphic looks; create their own envelopes for a stunning total package.
Readers will also discover how to jazz up any project using inks, collage, colored pencils, and more.