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Quick & Clever Handmade Cards : Over 80 Projects and Ideas for All Occasions - JULIE HICKEY

Quick & Clever Handmade Cards

Over 80 Projects and Ideas for All Occasions

Paperback Published: 15th March 2004
ISBN: 9780715316603
Number Of Pages: 105

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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.

Introductionp. 4
Equipmentp. 6
Paper and Cardp. 10
Embellishmentsp. 12
Basic Techniquesp. 14
Making Envelopesp. 16
Design and Layoutp. 18
Choosing Colourp. 20
Producing Cards in Bulkp. 22
Selling Your Cardsp. 24
Girlie Birthday Cardp. 26
Kiddie Cat Birthdayp. 30
New Home Celebrationp. 34
Spring Flowers Easter Cardp. 38
Birthday Surprise Pocketsp. 42
Decoupage Designp. 46
Woven Wedding Anniversaryp. 50
Father's Day Metallic Cardp. 54
Glittering Mosaic Thank Youp. 58
Congratulations On Your Babyp. 62
Floral Get Wellp. 66
21st Birthday Congratulationsp. 70
Hearts and Flowers Engagementp. 74
Keepsake Birthday Cardp. 78
Mother's Day Posyp. 82
Concertina Christening Cardp. 86
Gallery
Weddingsp. 90
Celebrationsp. 92
Sentimentsp. 94
Christmasp. 96
Sayings For Your Cardsp. 98
Templatesp. 100
Suppliersp. 103
Acknowledgments and About the Authorp. 104
Indexp. 105
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ISBN: 9780715316603
ISBN-10: 0715316605
Series: Quick and Clever
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 105
Published: 15th March 2004
Publisher: DAVID & CHARLES
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 27.69 x 21.08  x 0.76
Weight (kg): 0.3