Creating Papercrafts: Stylish Ideas and Step-by-step Projects

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Ryland Peters & Small, 2006 - Crafts & Hobbies - 111 pages
Great for crafting, paper is an ancient, versatile and fascinating material. In "Creating Papercrafts", interiors stylist and craft expert Labeena Ishaque reveals just how inventive one can be with it. The book begins with an introduction to making paper. Six main chapters - Cards and Stationery, Gift Wrapping, Home Decoration, Keepsakes, Table Settings and Special Occasions-provide hundreds of crafting ideas, whatever your skills. Labeena has devised 14 simple yet effective projects, each one illustrated with step-by-step photography. The stylish ideas range from decorative gift wrapping and boxes to making papier-mache bowls and picture frames. Whether it is fashioning a lampshade from tissue paper or designing your own wedding stationery, each project is easy and inexpensive to make, and looks stunning.*Make the most of the beauty and versatility of paper and allow your creativity to flourish, with this inspiring book.*Includes 14 stylish yet simple projects, including a baby memory box, table runner and personalized stationery.*Dozens of original ideas for cards, gift wrapping, home decoration, special occasions and much more, all captured in stunning photography.

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Labeena Ishaque is a former style editor of "Asian Woman" magazine. Her work has been featured in "Elle Decoration", "Marie Claire", and "You" (the Mail on Sunday). She is the author of "Paper Perfect".

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