Hand-Crafted Cards contains 50 exciting step-by-step projects for making greetings cards for all occasions. Here are 50 fast, fun cards featuring a wide variety of techniques, including collage, stamping, embossing, painting, applying metallic leaf and embroidery, all with simple instructions and clear step-by-step photographs.
Choose from scented lavender heart cards for Mother's Day, colourful felt finger puppet cards that are perfect for children's birthdays, pop-up cards in the style of a fairytale gingerbread house, and a monochrome card which doubles up as a photo frame. There are cards for every celebration, including weddings, Easter, new baby and birthdays, as well as thank-you notelets and more general, but still gorgeous cards that you can give for any occasion.
There are also designs you can make in large quantities for Christmas and other festivities, and most of the ideas can be made with inexpensive materials and basic tools, so you can get started straight away.
About the Author
Emma Hardy is a stylist and designer with a background in lifestyle and interiors magazines, including Country Homes and Interiors and Marie Claire. Her previous books include Green Crafts for Children, Sewing for Children, Making Children's Clothes, Quilting in No Time, Sewing in No Time, and Cute and Easy Costumes for Kids, all published by CICO Books.