Artful Cards: 60 Fresh & Fabulous Designs

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Lark Books, 2005 - Crafts & Hobbies - 144 pages
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These elegant cards--conceived by the biggest names in crafting, such as Lynn Whipple, Claudine Hellmuth, Terry Taylor, and Akiko Sugiyama--use many of the popular "altered book" techniques, and the results are exquisite. In the same amount of time as it would take you to scan the racks for something mass-produced and impersonal, you can create these superbly designed, individualized 3-D and pop-up cards; photocopied, collaged, stenciled, and stamped ones; papers that have been stitched, embossed, woven, and cut; and projects incorporating fabulous folds and fasteners. There are even ideas about coordinating accompanying envelopes. And all the cards include many imaginative variations that will prompt crafters to explore the techniques in greater depth.
 

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Contents

Cardmaking Basics
8
contents
14
card projects 22 Stylish Portfolio Cards
80
Card and Envelope Templates
138
Index
144
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Katherine Duncan Aimone has a background in studio art and art history. During her career as a museum curator and director, she wrote numerous exhibitions catalogues and organized national exhibitions dealing with fine craft and art.

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