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
In the month of May we start graduation season. From the youngest to the oldest graduates, we want to recognize their accomplishments and celebrate their successes. With that comes cards! I've put together a few tips and ideas that you can use to create quick and easy graduation cards.
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