Beautifully varied, adaptable and inexpensive, paper is the ideal creative medium, offering countless possibilities for original and beautiful gifts and decorations. This book explores all the principal papercraft techniques and then encourages you to try them out in a range of projects to suit all skill levels. Here is everything you need to know about paper-making, decoupage, papier-mache and other techniques. The Japanese art of origami is clearly explained, step by step, and you can learn how to design your own unique gift-wrap and tags, build collages, and produce bags, boxes, dolls, toys, ornaments, decorations and stationery to a professional standard.
Kate Lively is a talented craftsperson, writer and editor. For this book she has brought together the work of leading papercraft artists, including Angela A'Court, an artist and illustrator whose work has been widely exhibited; Marion Elliot, a wellknown artist and craft author; and Paul Jackson, a world-renowned paper folder and origami expert.