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Quick & Clever Handmade Cards - Julie Hickey

Quick & Clever Handmade Cards

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Published: 1st January 2012
Format: ePUB
$22.90
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A wealth of stylish ideas for making gift cards that are beautifully crafted and highly original, whatever the occasion. Weddings, Birthdays, Christmas, Get Well, Good Luck and more: the variety of occasions on which a handmade card would be appreciated is endless! This book offers such a huge variety of design ideas that you will be spoilt for choice when deciding what to make. Paper and card make up the basic materials for creating gift cards, and the massive range of paper and card on the market is explored. In addition, there are so many tools and embellishments to choose from to make your card really special: beads, punches, rubber stamps, charms, ribbons, paper yarn, mikuhki cord, wire, gold leaf, and funky foam. Each technique is explored through a step-by-step project to make up a specific card for a particular occasion; variations cards are then featured. Handy tips feature throughout, inspirational gallery spreads plus advice on making cards to sell complete the book.

Equipment -- Paper and card -- Embellishments -- Basic techniques -- Making envelopes -- Design and layout -- Choosing colour -- Producing cards in bulk -- Selling your cards -- Girlie birthday card -- Kiddie cat birthday -- New home celebration -- Spring flowers Easter card -- Birthday surprise pockets -- Decoupage design -- Woven wedding anniversary -- Father's Day metallic card -- Glittering mosaic thank you -- Congratulations on your baby -- Floral get well -- 21st birthday congratulations -- Hearts and flowers engagement -- Keepsake birthday card -- Mother's day posy -- Concertina christening card -- Gallery -- Sayings for your cards -- Templates -- Suppliers.

ISBN: 9780715331187
ISBN-10: 0715331183
Format: ePUB
Language: English
Published: 1st January 2012
Publisher: F+W Media