Arts and Crafts
A Year in Crafts
52 Seasonal Projects to Delight and Inspire
Hardcover ISBN: 1782494758
A Year in Crafts is packed full of innovative projects that you'll really want to make. Be inspired with 52 beautifully simple step-by-step ideas to get you crafting throughout the year. Whatever the time of year, whether you begin in January with a handmade diary so you can start the year fresh and organized, or in March when you can revamp your home for the annual spring clean with a colorful rag rug or a vintage handkerchief throw, you'll find plenty of inspirtation in A Year in Crafts. In April get creative with your Easter table, and in May try some basic printing techniques for the pretty paper butterflies and moths. Get outdoors in July with the Mexican keep-it-cool bags and if you're going on vacation, why not make some retro luggage labels to stand out from the crowd? September has pretty paper folders and a painted pencil case, and in October, it’s time for Halloween, when you can celebrate with some glowing skull paper lanterns for your porch. November is the best time to start preparing for Christmas, so start making your gifts now and you won’t have to be in a rush at the last moment. Don't forget to make the tiny clog advent calendar, which will make the holiday season really special. Make a beautiful festive stag in the first week of December, and as it gets closer to the big day, take some time out to create some delicate silver-leaf pinecones for your dinner table. You’ll be truly inspired with Clare Youngs’ lovely projects, so whether you want to make each project in turn as the year progresses, or dip in and out of the book, you’ll never be bored with A Year in Crafts.
A Year of Gingerbread Houses
Making & Decorating Gingerbread Houses for All Seasons
Paperback ISBN: 1454708913
Nothing's more enticing for any holiday or special occasion than an awesome, lusciously decorated gingerbread house. With designs for Christmas, Halloween, Valentine’s Day, and birthdays, these exquisite projects include a cottage, chalet, and two-story house. Options as customized windows, doors, chimneys, paths, trees, topiaries, and even lighting add to the charm. More than 200 helpful step-by-step process shots; informative sections on tools, techniques, and components; and patterns, piping templates, and tips on baking, assembling, and troubleshooting assure magical results.
Yellow Owl Workshop's Make It Yours
Patterns and Inspiration to Stamp, Stencil, and Customize Your Stuff
Paperback ISBN: 0770433650
Transform everyday objects into handcrafted pieces to wear, share, and display. In Yellow Owl’s Make It Yours, you’ll learn techniques for bringing personal touches to objects all around your home. Upgrade your plain scarf with a colorful abstract design. Turn a dresser into an eye-catching art deco showpiece. Whip up a desert-inspired quilt to enliven your living room. Expert printer and Yellow Owl Workshop founder, Christine Schmidt, shares her trade secrets for creating gorgeous projects using unexpected materials, from gold leaf to cake fondant. What’s best: the included Yellow Owl Workshop templates and techniques can be mixed and matched to create countless more projects! Featuring inventive ideas for every room, skill level, and time constraint, Yellow Owl’s Make It Yours will teach you to print, stamp, stencil, and dye your way to a personalized life. Projects include: • Monogram Leather Clutch • Roll Stamp Table Linens • Fruit Shoji Blinds • Shibori Dyed Bed Linens • Plaid Tote • Upholstered Chair with Hand-Printed Fabric • DIY Delftware
Your Sharpie Style
75 Original Sharpie Craft Projects to Design Your Home and Your Life
Paperback ISBN: 0062434837
Presents a series of art projects which can be done with a Sharpie marker, including decorations on clothing, fashion and home accessories, furniture, kitchen and storage items, and gift boxes and tags.