Quick & Clever Handmade CardsBook - 2004
Step by step projects show in illustrated detail how to make a variety of eye catching cards for differnt occasions, while a wide range of simple techniques, such as stamping, paper weaving, embossing and punches are used in fun and innovative ways for unique effects.|A gorgeous array of handmade cards to suit all ages and occasions. Create a variety of eye-catching cards for every celebration with a range of clever papercraft techniques. Cardmaking techniques - Clear illustrated instructions guide you through each technique, from decoupage and paper weaving to working with shrink plastic, vellum and acetate. Use peel-off stickers, rubber stamps, punches and embellishments to make professional-looking cards for birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, Christmas and more! Design inspiration - Learn how to create 16 unique cards with two variation ideas for every design. There's also an 8-page gallery with even more inspiration and a handy list of sentiments to suit every occasion. Plus there are handy tips for positioning elements to create the best layout and choosing suitable colour schemes for your occasion. Selling handmade cards - Includes useful information on how to sell handmade cards and shows you how to make envelopes, inserts and large quantities in bulk. Use printed labels for a professional finish and get tips on selling to shops and marketing your cards.
Publisher: Newton Abbot, Devon [England] : David & Charles, 2004
Characteristics: 105 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 28 cm