Synopses & Reviews
Combining the best techniques from the popular Handmade Greeting Card series and new projects, such as wire daisies and beaded purple parchment, this exhaustive guide contains numerous projects to inspire both beginners and experienced craftspeople. Detailed information is provided on a plethora of techniques, including silk ribbon embroidery, glass painting, tea bag folding, 3-D decoupage, embossing, polymer clay work, and metal and wire designs.
"Learn how to make cards using punches, eyelets, beads, peel-offs, glass paint, polymer clay and more!" MyShelf.com
"A must-have if you want to brush up on your card making skills." Papercraft Inspirations
This new cardmaking compendium comprises material from the following 18 titles in the Handmade Greetings Card series: Punched Cards, Embossed Cards, Eyelet Cards, Glitter Cards, Metal and Wire Cards Polymer Clay Cards, Silk Ribbon Cards, Card and Thread Cards, Quick Parchment Cards, Glass Painted Cards, Tea Bag Folded Cards, Peel-Off Cards, Rubber Stamped Cards, Watercolour Cards, Beaded Cards, Quilled Cards, Three-Dimensional Cards and Iris Folded Cards.
About the Author
Julie Hickey is a regular contributor to "Crafts Beautiful" and "Practical Crafts" magazines. Polly Pinder is a former graphic design professor at Wakefield District College. She has written and illustrated several craft books and also designs bed linens and wallpapers. Judy Balchin is a book jacket and television title designer. A former graphics assistant for the BBC Television Centre and lettering artist, she also designs craft kits and runs workshops in silk painting, glass painting, and painting on porcelain. Michelle Powell is the editor of "Practical Crafts" magazine.