Hand-made cards are a delightful way to show someone you care. This books includes 30 original designs that show you how to make gorgeous cards for every occasion, from christening to house move. The clear step-by-step instructions are illustrated with photographs throughout making them really easy to follow for crafters at any level.
Incorporating wealth of exciting materials, including pom-poms, beads, sequins and wire, these designs will offer endless inspiration so that even beginners to cardmaking will be getting crafty and creative in no time!
The book also includes sections on equipment, materials and techniques to help you achieve really professional results that friends and family will be thrilled to receive.
Glennis Gilruth has drawn and painted throughout her life. She works as an illustrator and designer and is an accomplished cardmaker, having already published several books on the subject.
About the author:
Glennis Gilruth is a successful designer and writer, whose obvious love of her work translates in her fresh, fun and easy-to-do designs.
Having gained her degree in Surface Pattern, which incorporates textile design, decorative illustration and 3D design, Glennis Gilruth began working in the greeting card industry. She is now an established contributor to leading craft magazines, creating papercraft, needlework and mixed media projects. This is her third book.
Introduction to this book:
If you have always wanted to create handmade greeting cards, but didnít know where to begin, I hope you will let me show you just how easy and enjoyable cardmaking can be. Each project has a list of equipment and materials that you will need, plus step-by-step photographs and instructions to guide you on your way to success.
Using easy techniques, beautiful materials and simple shapes, you will soon be making your very own stylish cards for all those special occasions when you want to convey your good wishes, greetings and sentiments to family and friends.
And for those of you who are already happily established in this creative and productive craft, I hope this book of designs will give you plenty of fresh ideas to develop this most pleasurable of pastimes.
1st edition, 2014, paperback, 128pp, full colour throughout, 21.x29.5cm