This title covers everything you need to know about: Papercraft Skills; Decorative Gift-wrapping; Personal Stationery; Papier-Mache; Design and Printing Paper; Origami; and, Fabulous Objects and Beautiful Gifts. You can create paper hats, masks, stationery, place settings, necklaces, papier-mache pots, gift boxes, decorations, party crackers, dolls, toys, booklets, badges and more. It covers a whole range of exciting decorative techniques, including stencils, block printing, feathering, combing, marbling and sponging.
It introduces the art of origami, with projects graded according to the level of skill required...and there's even a project that shows you how to make your own paper! It features more than 175 fabulous and fun things to craft, each one shown with simple step-by-step photographs or easy-to-follow diagrams. Paper is amazing! You can find it everywhere - leaflets, posters, packaging, boxes, wrapping paper, newspapers and notepads. It costs next to nothing and can be used to create almost anything. You can fold a piece of square paper and make a bird or a dog or a plane that flies.
You can soak old newspaper and use it to make fabulous papier-mache vases. You can even wear paper - there are ideas for masks, hats, and beautiful accessories. This book is packed with ideas, showing you in simple detail how to make fantastic paper creations and gifts.