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
Does the change in seasons seem to perk you up a bit and give you a burst of energy? I always feel a change in my attitude when the sun starts to warm the air more in the spring. With that boost, I also find that I start feeling a bit more creative and want to try something new and different to break out of my current rut. While perusing the Internet I saw a few projects that used bleach for card making, and I was intrigued.
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