Creative Correspondence

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F+W Media, Jun 17, 2003 - Crafts & Hobbies - 96 pages
4 Reviews
Creative Correspondence proves that anyone can make and send spectacular decorative mail even when they're pressed for time and money. Readers will find more than 15 step-by-step projects inside, including letters and envelopes with photo inserts, stapled booklets, envelope pockets and acetate address windows, plus clever self-mailers. There are also tips on turning used cardstock, bags and junk mail into colorful postcards, paper bag letters and hip stationery. Readers will learn basic paper folding, measuring and cutting techniques for great-looking results from the start. Techniques show how each letter or selfmailer can be embellished with colored pencils, rubber stamps, custom address labels and colorful flaps and stickers. Readers will also learn how to decorate plain paper with stamping, combing, bubble marbling and other fun techniques.

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User Review  - Veronica Noechel - Goodreads

No, it didn't take me nearly a year to read a 100 pg book, I just kept misplacing it all over the house. It's a shame, too, because this is a really fun book with loads of clever ideas for making your ... Read full review

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User Review  - Natalie - Goodreads

This one wasn't nearly as useful as I had hoped. Some unique ideas, but I think a lot of the art style is too messy for my taste. It does use found material, which I like, but it feels sloppy. Read full review


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About the author (2003)

Michael Jacobs live in Seattle, Washington where he run The Creative Zone, a papercraft kit business. Michael's sculpture and mixed media artwork has been shown in galleries across the country, and he's an experienced workshop instructor.

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