All Things Paper: 20 Unique Projects from Leading Paper Crafters, Artists, and Designers (Tuttle Papercraft Books)
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Make decorative, simple do-it-yourself projects with this friendly guide to paper crafting.
Recognized paper artist Ann Martin has searched the world over for unique and beautiful paper crafts to feature on her popular website—www.AllThingsPaper.net. In this book, she gathers completely new projects and shows how to make them in ways that are clever and fun. All of the paper projects are wonderful keepsakes, origami art or gifts that express the beauty, elegance, and versatility of paper.
You and your family will love to spend hours making beautiful paper art, jewelry, and decorations with All Things Paper. This easy paper crafts book comes with simple-to-follow instructions and detailed photos that show you how to create colorful and impressive art objects to display at home—many of which have practical uses. It is a great book for experienced paper craft hobbyists looking for new ideas or for new folders who want to learn paper crafts from experts.
All the projects in this book are designed by noted paper crafters like Benjamin John Coleman, Patricia Zapata, and Richela Fabian Morgan. They have all been creating amazing objects with paper for many years. Whether you're a beginner or have been paper crafting for many years, you're bound to find something you'll love in All Things Paper. Soon you will be on your way to creating your own designs and paper art.
Projects in this book include:
- Candle Luminaries
- Citrus Slice Coasters
- Mysterious Stationery Box
- Everyday Tote Bag
- Silver Orb Pendant
- Fine Paper Yarn Necklace
- Wedding Cake Card
- Perfect Journey Journal
- And many more…
opposing corners. Cut along the markings. STEP 9 Using a brush, apply a thin, even layer of glue to the bottom surface of the box. STEP 10 Place the box within the markings. Turn over and gently flatten the surface with a bone folder to squeeze out any air bubbles or pockets of excess glue. STEP 11 Apply glue to the box width tabs and flatten the paper over the rim, sides, and inside the box. STEP 12 There will be some buckling at the top corners; just flatten the paper as it softens with the
Adhere the cord to one end of a �-inch (13 mm) black bead and hold it in place until the glue sets. Wind the cord around the bead and glue the end in place. Repeat this step with the other black beads. STEP 8 Thread the sewing needle with eyelash yarn and thread the beads onto the yarn, alternating paper and metal spacer beads. Allow the yarn to fray out between the beads. STEP 9 Knot the yarn ends at the desired length so the necklace can be slipped on and off over your head. Introduction to
without cutting it. Make a loop to the left of the fold that isn’t quite as tall as the first loop and then a matching loop to the right of the fold. Tip! Spread a shallow puddle of glue on a plastic lid. Holding the coil with tweezers, touch its under-side to the glue and place the coil directly on the flower. STEP 5c Make another pair of loops, slightly shorter than the first pair. STEP 5d Continue making pairs of loops that descend in size: three pairs of loops for the 5/8-inch (16 mm)
over each pencil mark. STEP 6 Measure and cut the yarn, string, or ribbon to accommodate the gift box dimensions. STEP 7 Insert one end of the yarn up through the bottom of one of the holes and down through the top of the adjacent hole. STEP 8 Pull yarn through the holes so there is enough to wrap across the back of the box and up through a hole on the opposite side of the gift tag. STEP 9 Insert the yarn down through the top of the last hole, bringing it around to the back of the box. Tie
about an hour. Set a fan nearby on low to speed drying time. STEP 9 Hold the screen up to the light to check for holes. If there are any open spaces in the screen filler, use a paintbrush to fill them in with screen filler. Let dry. STEP 10 When the screen filler is dry to the touch and the screen is all filled in, it’s time to rinse! Pull off the painter’s tape. Set the screen in the sink and rinse both sides with cold water. Don’t use hot water as it could remove the screen filler. Concentrate