This big papercrafting book is bursting with creative inspiration for handmade cards that are as delightful to give as to receive. Making Your Own Greeting Cards & Gift Wrap shows how to make a host of impressive cards, boxes, bags, tags, wrapping paper and envelopes. Creative craft author Vivienne Bolton presents more than 50 fun and unique projects that use all of the wonderful materials now available to cardmakers, including stickers, transfers, napkins, wire, foam, rivets and punches. With these practical ideas for all occasions--birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, Christmas, Easter, Halloween, new baby, new home and more--you may never want to buy a card again! Inside Making Your Own Greeting Cards & Gift Wrap - 50 exciting projects for a wide range of beautiful and fun cards, boxes, bags, wraps, and pouches. - Each project includes step-by-step illustrations and beautiful colour photographs of the finished pieces. - Advice on choosing materials and decorative items to make the most of your cards. - Handy templates to assist in both the card and gift wrap-making process. - Practical instructions guide you through all the techniques used throughout the book. - Inspirational galleries illustrate how one design motif or tool can be used to create a variety of different results.
Vivienne Bolton is a craftswoman and author of 20 books including The Big Book of Greeting Cards, Handmade Cards & Gift Wrap, Weekend Projects: Papercrafts for Children, From Mother to Daughter, and Vintage Projects. Now living in Norwich, England, she regularly lectures and runs workshops at London's famous Geffrye Museum.