Beautiful colours, fantastic textures, stunning embellishments: these are the hallmarks of Magenta, a papercraft company whose wonderful products and work are admired and loved by papercrafters the world over. In this book you will discover more than 75 ideas for stunning cards, gift tags, boxes, gift wrap, frames and much more. From sophisticated and elegant to homespun and fun designs, you will be inspired to create your own projects using rubber stamps, beautiful papers, sparkling embellishments and a touch of imagination. The techniques include folding, tearing and cutting paper; layering, colouring and embossing; adding distinctive embellishments and using inks to transform projects. Step-by-step photographs offer clear guidance, so get ready to stretch your imagination and creativity, and add a little spice to your work.
Nathalie Metivier has been creating glorious projects for Magenta from its beginning. In charge of special projects, she travels extensively teaching classes in creating paper crafts the Magenta way. Leslie Conron Carola is a writer and book producer who has developed and produced many illustrated craft books. She heads her own back-packaging company - Arena Books Associates, LLC, in Westport, Connecticut.