By Colleen Schaan
Published by Annie's
Let your card-making skills inspire you to create unique wall art with this book that focuses on mixed-media techniques for paper crafts. You'll be able to explore 23 different paper-craft techniques partnered with various mediums. The techniques are shown being used on cards along with canvases perfect for gift-giving. Step-by-step photos make it easy to learn each method. You'll learn about mark making, collage, embossing, faux finishes, and adding color and texture to your pieces. Try out your new skills with the 26 projects included in the book designed by top mixed-media artists and designers.
Suggested retail price -- $14.99
Easter is on its way, and for this newsletter issue, our focus is on creating Easter cards with seed bead accents. The use of seed beads offers a great deal of versatility when it comes to decorating your cards. Not only are there a vast array of beautiful colors, seed beads are also available in a variety of sizes and finishes such as pearl, metallic and matte. The other beauty here is that there are choices as to how to attach them. Let's explore the possibilities!
Tanya Fox, editor, and Brooke Smith, managing editor, are the editorial team behind CardMaker magazine. Visit their blog for updates on everything paper! They'll share techniques, card-making tips, favorite products, project inspiration and a behind-the-scenes look inside the CardMaker office.
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