Christmas Papercrafts (Paperback)
The ultimate guide to Christmas papercraft, this festive title is brought to you by renowned papercrafter and regular Craft Beautiful magazine contributor, Corinne Bradd. Packed with a selection of quick & easy designs, from projects for the occasional crafter to advanced projects for the more experienced hobbyist, Christmas Papercraft is full of perfect homemade Christmas gift ideas. Using easy to follow step-by-step instructions, this beautifully designed full colour book will guide you through the creative process of making professional looking designs in your own home. First, Corinne runs through the basic toolkit essentials for any aspiring papercrafter and the many varieties of paper and card to add a personal touch to your projects. Next follows a list of quick & simple embellishments and techniques that bring a festive twist to any papercraft project - whether for homemade cards, home decorations, tree decorations or even Christmas gifts for friends and family. Greetings - create a stunning collection of unique Christmas cards, including Christmas tree, stocking, gift and angel designs. Giving - get into the spirit of Christmas and show your loved ones how much you care. This section is filled with inventive ways of wrapping your gifts, from a star gift bag to beautiful boxes, to advent calendars and even a baby's photo album. Decorating - turn your house into a home this festive season with the homemade papercraft decorations featured in this section, including funky fairy designs, Christmas tree decorations, wreaths and table decorations for that all important Christmas dinner table
Corinne Bradd began papercrafting professionally eight years ago after her talent was recognized by the staff of Crafts Beautiful magazine, where she works as an advertising executive. She regularly contributes designs to Aceville's papercrafting magazines and also demonstrates on You Tube's Crafts Channel. She lives in Colchester, Essex.