Card makers looking for all kinds of different techniques will find something to inspire them here.
Seven experienced craft authors show how to make simple and stunning greetings cards in a rich variety of themes: fairy cards, art nouveau, clear stamped, Celtic, oriental, Victorian, rustic, paper pierced and paper lace cards. The techniques simply explained and demonstrated include pen and wash, 3D decoupage, using pressed flowers, glass painting, using embossing powder, metal embossing, using polymer clay, rubber stamping and using clear stamps, using craft stickers, using chalks or alcohol inks, sewing beads on to cards, origami, using craft punches and quilling. The resulting projects are stunning, but the clear step by step photographs, templates for the designs and simple instructions make them achievable for card makers of all skill levels and there are dozens of beautifully photographed variations for more inspiration. Card makers looking for all kinds of different techniques will find something to inspire them here.
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Handmade Fairy Cards 9781844483051
Handmade Art Nouveau Cards 9781844482092
Handmade Clear Stamped Cards 9781844482207
Handmade Celtic Cards 9781844482603
Handmade Oriental Cards 9781844482108
Handmade Victorian Cards 9781844482467
Hand Painted Rustic Cards 9781844482450
Handmade Paper Pierced Cards 9781844482474
Paper Lace Greetings Cards 9781844484072