Paper Crafts
The Simple Art of Origami: 24 Unique Oriental Projects
The Simple Art of Origami
24 Unique Oriental Projects
Paperback      ISBN: 178249345x
THE SIMPLE ART OF ORIGAMI reveals the best of true Japanese design, focusing on understanding and using paper in a modern and authentic style to make beautiful gifts, decorations, and more. Tokyo-born graphic designer Mari Ono reveals the top Japanese origami techniques in a range of projects, each with clear step-by-step images and easy-to-follow instructions. Also included are 50 pieces of gorgeous origami paper to help you get started. The projects range from traditional ideas to more contemporary designs. Give a card embelished with Oriental symbols of love and luck on a special occasion or fill a vase with pretty paper irises to decorate your home. Why not present some roses in your own handmade flower box, or if you are an animal lover, bring paper to life by folding a rabbit or a crane? With tips and variations throughout, this is the book that will show you how to create truly authentic Japanese papercrafts using the best papers from the modern East.

Simply Cards
Simply Cards
2nd Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 1581806744
A value-packed guide with more than 100 designs, Simply Cards makes it easy for even the complete beginner to create fashionable greetings in minutes. The book: * Doubles the fun for crafters: Each of the 52 step-by-step projects includes a variation that creates a completely different look with the exact same stamps * Features simple designs that play on the bright, happy colors in vogue right now * Appeals to rubber stampers, papercrafters, card makers, and scrapbookers * Combines fun embellishments with pretty paper and cool stamps Crafters still love card making—and these quick and easy projects are irresistible for any occasion
Simply Precious Pop-Ups: Easy-to-Make and Beautiful 3D Greeting Cards
Simply Precious Pop-Ups
Easy-to-Make and Beautiful 3D Greeting Cards
Paperback      ISBN: 1935654853
When was the last time you picked up a pair of scissors? Was it when you cut open a letter envelope? Or what about that time you cut into that book a few millimeters? But if you think about it, those creaky scissors can be used for fun. Now how about applying those scissors to something artistic and practical! They can be good friends and a source of magic when you want to make something for yourself or others. With a little wrist action and some paper those rusty scissors can turn little sheets into a bouquet of flowers! They can be used to celebrate or commemorate a special occasion. Or they can add color and beauty to a setting with little more than a traced pattern and some dexterity. In Simply Precious Pop-Ups paper-crafter Kiyoshi Kikuchi offers up more than 50 easy to follow pop-up card patterns for everyone to enjoy! By simply following his large patterns crafters, young and old, can quickly make fun and attractive cards for any occasion. Patterns include: Holiday patterns - New Years, Girls Day, Valentine's, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Christmas Special occasions - Graduation, Weddings, New Job More than a dozen Birthday Cards and Seasonal-themed cards!
The Skull: A Charismatic Press-out Mask for Parties, Festivals & Everyday Wear
The Skull
A Charismatic Press-out Mask for Parties, Festivals & Everyday Wear
Paperback      ISBN: 1780977328
Wintercroft masks have caught the imagination of creative people and festival-goers around the globe. The Skull is one of humanity's most powerful symbols and is often adopted as an icon of courage or rebellion. With a robust polygon design, the mask is easy to put together with press-out templates and simple numbered tabs.
Snowflake Origami: They Sparkle!
Snowflake Origami
They Sparkle!
Paperback      ISBN: 0762437057
Create your own Winter Wonderland! This kit includes a 48-page book of simple step-by-step fold-and-cut instructions to create a variety of beautiful paper snowflakes. Packaged with the book are a miniature pair of scissors and twenty-eight sheets of colorful, iridescent, and textured paper that will produce a dazzling display of snowflake designs.
Snowflakes: Creative Paper Cutouts for All Seasons
Creative Paper Cutouts for All Seasons
Paperback      ISBN: 1423652444
Create unique paper snowflakes at home or in the classroom with 144 patterns designed for every season. Everyone can have fun using Snowflakes: Creative Paper Cutouts for All Seasons, creating one-of-a-kind designs for Christmas, Thanksgiving, Halloween, Valentine
Snowflakes for All Seasons: 72 Easy-To-Make Snowflake Patterns
Snowflakes for All Seasons
72 Easy-To-Make Snowflake Patterns
Paperback      ISBN: 158685528x
Snowflakes You Can Make is the best snowflake book ever created! Why make boring old, everyday cut-out snowflakes when you can customize them for any special situation? This craft book is perfect for kids of all ages, and will turn anyone into a snowflake pro. There are snowflake patterns for Valentines Day hearts, St. Patrick's Day shamrocks, birds and flowers for spring, the Liberty bell for Independence Day, leaves for fall, spiders and pumpkins for Halloween, pilgrims for Thanksgiving, Christmas trees, bells, and candles for Christmas, plus lots of fun "traditional" snowflakes (snowflakes that look like, well snowflakes!) and more. Perfect for scrapbooking, Snowflakes You Can Make is a crafter's dream, and no classroom should be without a copy. The book contains 64 full size patterns, instructions for folding, cutting and decorating your snowflakes, and a complete index.After spending years showing people how to make paper snowflakes and copying hundreds of patterns for them, Cindy Higham decided to put her patterns in a book for everyone to enjoy. She lives in Utah with her family.
Snowflakes, Sunbursts, and Stars: 75 Exquisite Paper Designs to Fold, Cut, and Curl
Snowflakes, Sunbursts, and Stars
75 Exquisite Paper Designs to Fold, Cut, and Curl
Hardcover      ISBN: 1568365225
This gorgeous volume offers readers everything they need to know to capture, in paper, the perfect geometry and delicate beauty of snowflakes, sunbursts, and stars. Ayako Brodek (Origami and Kirigami) and Shannon Voigt (Quilling), two of today's leading papercrafters, provide all the techniques for creating seventy-five exquisite shapes that can then be used to fashion a multitude of decorative and practical pieces. The book opens with an overview of the three different styles and goes on to explain, in detail, the core techniques of each. Step-by-step photos complement the instructional text, covering paper selection, fundamental skills, and tools. The next section is organized by style (Origami, Kirigami, Quilling), with designs for the three motifs, as well as twenty-five projects for each style. The last section is an Inspiration Gallery, with beautiful, full-color photographs showcasing the finished works and providing a list of supplies and detailed instructions. Here the reader will learn how to use strings or ribbons to turn their crafted shapes into gift tags and toppers, napkin rings, and garlands; how to paste their snowflakes, sunbursts, and stars onto greeting cards, canvas bags, glass, etc. Also in this section are instructions for making stencils and wearable art such as earrings, pins, and other accessories.
Snowflakes, Sunbursts, and Stars: 75 Exquisite Paper Designs to Fold, Cut, and Curl
Snowflakes, Sunbursts, and Stars
75 Exquisite Paper Designs to Fold, Cut, and Curl
Paperback      ISBN: 1568365942
Provides step-by-step instructions for seventy-five paper designs using the core techniques of origami, kirigami, and quilling, including garlands, earrings, and place cards.
Space Flyers Paper Airplane Book: 63 Mini Planes to Fold and Fly
Space Flyers Paper Airplane Book
63 Mini Planes to Fold and Fly
Paperback      ISBN: 0761193790
Welcome to the world of miniature aviation, intergalactic style. It’s entertainment on the fly for the office, backyard, classroom (don’t get caught!), or anywhere there might be a party, featuring 12 Lilliputian-size models that create 63 planes altogether. From the Dynamo to the Alien Clipper, Cosmojet to the Spectre, these intergalactic flyers are vibrantly colored and gorgeously designed to resemble various spacecraft. Fold up the straight-shooting Star Quest and an Aerobot that’s part spaceship, part robot. Includes step-by-step folding instructions and tips on how to send each plane soaring at its full aerodynamic potential.