In one hour, anyone can make a gift that will be cherished for a lifetime. Gifts From the Heart contains 50 ideas for beautiful, inexpensive presents suitable for any occasion, from decorative boxes, tins and bags to diaries and photo frames. The easy-to-follow instructions let crafters finish the projects quickly - perfect for those times when they need a last-minute gift idea for that special someone. With ideas and tips from experienced craft designers, each and every gift will have a professional look while still radiating the heartfelt quality that only a handmade gift has.
SPINRITE-Bernat Books: Happy Tots. This book is filled with eight fun knit and crochet designs that are sure to keep your little ones happy! Projects include sweaters; hats; a skirt; a dress with sizes up to 24 months; plus two adorable blankets. Skill levels range from easy to intermediate and all projects are made using Bernat Softee Baby yarn. Softcover; 63 pages. Published 2012. Made in Canada.
Search Press Books-How To Draw Flowers.SEARCH PRESS-How to Draw: Flowers. There are shapes in everything: small shapes; big shapes; ovals; circles; triangles and more. This collection of How To Draw books by well know artists is a great way to learn the basic skills needed to draw realistic animals; florals and even Leprechauns! Open up one of these fabulous books and see the world in a whole new light through the eyes of an artist! This book features twenty-eight flowers in a whole garden full of colors and shapes: Crocus; Pansies; Geranium; Mountain Lake Iris' and many more. Artist: Janet Whittle. Softcover: 32 pages. Imported.
Search Press Books-How To Draw Dragons.SEARCH PRESS-How to Draw: Dragons. There are shapes in everything: small shapes; big shapes; ovals; circles; triangles and more. This collection of How To Draw books by well know artists is a great way to learn the basic skills needed to draw realistic animals; florals and even Leprechauns! Open up one of these fabulous books and see the world in a whole new light through the eyes of an artist! This book features thirty-three gorgeous dragons in a variety of poses including at war. Artist: Paul Bryn Davies. Softcover: 32 pages. Imported.
RANDOM HOUSE BOOKS-Potter Craft: Kumihimo Wire Jewelry. In ancient Japan beautiful yet functional cords made with the traditional braiding art of kumihimo adorned everything from kimonos to samurai armor to prayer scrolls. In this book; innovative jewelry artist Giovanna Imperia offers a fresh twist on this time-honored technique adapting it to create stunning wire jewelry. In addition to a concise history of kumihimo and an overview of its essential materials; tools; and techniques; readers will learn the basics of this braiding method plus how to create 20 striking projects-- stylish bracelets; rings; earrings; and necklaces--all supported with detailed step-by-step instructions and illustrations. This comprehensive book will inspire jewelry makers; beaders; and wireworkers at all skill levels to take their craft in a vibrant new direction. Author: Giovanna Imperia. Softcover; 144 pages. Published 2011. Imported.
DOVER PUBLICATIONS-Beginner's Book of Modular Origami Polyhedra. Whether or not you're familiar with traditional origami models; you're sure to be captivated by the fun and fascination of creating abstract geometric forms. This book by an expert paperfolder offers a clear; concise introduction to the special techniques for making beautiful; complex polyhedral models. These seventeen projects are based on the classic Platonic solids-- the tetrahedron; hexahedron; octahedron; dodecahedron; and icosahedron; . Folders at every level of experience--from absolute beginners to old hands--will appreciate the step-by-step diagrams and their detailed views of the models' assembly. Additional helpful features include photos of the complete models; backgrounds on the Platonic solids; and references. Authors: Rona Gurkewitz and Bennett Arnstein. Softcover; 60 pages. Published 2008. Made in USA.
More Splash Than Cash Decorating Ideas Book. This innovative book urges you to use fun and easy tips around the house to create a home that reveals your personal style. Over 1200 tips, tricks, techniques, and ideas to decorate your home. Author: Donna Babylon. 226 pages.
Bored with plain old walls? Looking for ways to spruce them up? THE PAINTED WALL will show you how to create unique and striking displays of color in your home through the creative use of paint. Unlike many other paint books on the market, this book uses a color-led approach to painted wall finishes. It teaches how to combine one, two, or more striking color choices and effects to produce vibrant and individual schemes within your home. You'll learn how to transform walls with colors and designs that appear to move and have dimensions of their own, from limestone brickwork to soft suede or mosaic tiling. Also included is advice on how to apply paint effects to large areas and assess the compatibility of two or more effects when used together.
Each step-by-step technique contains alternative scenarios and discusses the different effects created by light, color, texture, and shape when the same techniques are applied to different areas. Eighteen step-by-step decorative paint projects are included, as well as more than 100 different paint effects. This book also includes everything you need to know about basic painting equipment, planning and surface preparation. It's the perfect source of inspirational ideas for anyone looking to jazz up those plain old walls!
Book-How To Make Origami Airplanes That Fly DOVER PUBLISHING-How to Make Origami Airplanes that Fly: Pure origami is an ancient and elegant art while making paper airplanes is often considered a relatively modern recreation. Origami is interested in beauty while the performance of a paper airplane is usually its most important attribute. This clearly written; carefully illustrated how-to book combines the two activities to produce a 20th century innovation: artfully constructed origami airplanes that actually fly. The projects progress in level of difficulty; as you master the simpler models you will be developing the skills you need to assemble the more complicated crafts. Soft Cover-91 pages. Author: Gery Hsu. Made in USA.
DESIGN ORIGINALS-Zentangle For Kidz. Welcome to the wonderful world of Zentangle! By reading this book you will find yourself endowed with the incredible powers that Zentangle possesses. With a little practice you will be spilling forth some of the most intriguing; flavorful; and innovative pieces of art the world has ever seen! What else you may ask. Well put a towel on your shoulder because people will be drooling and slobbering over your art talents and begging to know your secrets. Indeed; the world is hungry for this newfangled art and the prediction is that Zentangle will become a major world power in industry and Art Instruction. Want this power for your own? Read on! Author: Sandy Steen Bartholomew. Softcover; 18 pages. Published 2010. Made in USA.
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