Ultimate Handbook for Paper Crafters, Paper Crafts Magazine

51hc5o35OkL._AC_US218_Pub: Leisure Arts

Sure to become your creative partner in paper crafting for years to come, The Ultimate Handbook for Paper Crafters explains which design elements make a card fun and cute (polka dots for sure), clean and graphic (no frills), classy and elegant (sweeping and dramatic), and shabby chic or vintage (layers, layers and more layers). You’ll also learn how to use unique colour combinations like jewel tones and monochromatic schemes to design cards that really make an impression. There are step-by-step photos for popular stamping techniques, plus must-have information on essential tools. With more than 1,000 projects, tips, tools and techniques, this volume of fundamentals is one to keep within reach for whenever you need to create a little paper-crafted perfection!

 

My Review

If you love card making  this is the book for you.

If you thought you knew everything about making cards..think again.

Stamping, colour and brilliant techniques that will make your projects POP!! are beautifully demonstrated and simply explained.

I have been card making for a while now and this book is perfect for those of us who need inspiration and brilliant ideas. If you are in a lull and lost your mojo then this book will help you recover.

I loved the die cutting, flower making, and even the most simplest designs are effortlessly stunning.  This book really does give great ideas and with ribbons, buttons and even quilling, each project is bound to make the recipient know you have thought about them.

Every occasion and everyone have been thought of.. This book is superbly portrayed and expertly written.

I really had a great time making my cards and this book will be a permanent fixture on my craft table.

Highly recommended

5/5

 

I made a selection of cards using the techniques..

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These are shaker cards ..filled with sequins and beads

 

 

This card is stamped then an ‘overlay’ is added with the stamped butterfly cut out using a die cutter.

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I used a window die and placed a back view behind it. I added a flower card to give definition

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As you can see I loved this book

 

Happy crafting x

 

@LeisureArtsInc

@GMCbooks 

 

Buy the book..

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Ultimate-Handbook-Crafters-Crafts-Magazine/dp/1464700524/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1549817200&sr=8-1&keywords=ultimate+handbook+for+paper+crafters

 

 

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