100 Fresh and Fun Handmade Cards: Step-by-Step Instructions for 50 New Designs and 50 Amazing Alternatives

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North Light Books, Mar 10, 2012 - Crafts & Hobbies - 144 pages
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Swivels, Pop-Ups, Spinners, Shakers, Sliders and More: Handmade Cards Have Never Been So Much Fun!

Why settle for just any old greeting card when you can make your loved ones feel even more special with a handmade card? 100 Fresh and Fun Handmade Cards offers fabulous card inspiration and how-tos that are just right. Author Kimber McGray and select contributors share a huge variety of styles and designs with 100 cards: 50 quick and adorable cards for every occasion and 50 interactive or dimensional cards based on the quick card designs.

Inside you'll find: Essential techniques for cardmaking, including easy-to-follow directions for creating card bases, penny sliders and pop-ups. Cards for every occasion, from birthdays and holidays to special occasions and general greetings. Interactive or dimensional cards with parts that pop-up, shake and spin, and an awesome selection of gift card holders. Let 100 Fresh and Fun Handmade Cards lead the way to greetings that dazzle!

 

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Contents

Introduction
5
Birthday
14
Winter Holidays
41
Other Holidays
63
Celebrations
86
All Occasions
113
Templates
136
About the Cont ibuto rs
139
Re sources
140
Index
141
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Kimber McGray is the author of the bestselling books 175 Fresh Card Ideas and Scrapbook Secrets and the co-author of Remember This. She is on the design team for Scrapbook & Cards Today, where her work is regularly featured, and writes the Tips & Techniques article in each issue of Card Maker Magazine. Kimber is also an active instructor, teaching across the US and internationally. She currently works on the design teams for several manufacturers including Core'dinations, Jillibean Soup and Unity Stamp Company, and regularly attends CHA with them.

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