Synopses & Reviews
Five experienced craft authors show how to make simple yet beautiful vintage greeting cards with a rich variety of styles and techniques. Card makers of all skill levels will find inspiration in the wealth of varied techniques covered, including paper piercing, making shaker panels, stenciling, embossing, stamping, and heat and metal embossing. The 13 beautiful projects, explained through step-by-step photography and clear instructions, are buttressed by templates that provided crafters with additional guidance. Dozens of beautifully photographed variations for further inspiration are also provided.
Five experienced craft authors show how to make simple yet stunning vintage greetings cards with a rich variety of styles and techniques. Card makers of all skill levels will find something to inspire them here.
About the Author
Judy Balchin is a lettering artist and the author of more than 20 craft guides, including "Art Nouveau Designs," "Decorative Painting," ""and "Peel-Off Greeting Cards."Barbara Gray is the inventor of the transparent art stamp and the author of "Greeting Cards to Make & Treasure "and "Handmade Clear Stamped Cards. "Paula Pascual is an artist who makes and sells cards and is involved in demonstrating and teaching. Joanna Sheen is the owner of Joanna Sheen Ltd and the author of more than 30 books, including "Handmade Victorian Cards," "Joanna Sheen's Paperlace Greeting Cards," and "Twenty to Make: Layered Cards." Patricia Wing runs an arts and crafts shop and is the author of "Beaded Greeting Cards," "Greeting Cards to Make & Treasure," and "Handmade Paper Pierced Cards."