Picture Perfect Framing: Making, Matting, Mounting, Embellishing, Displaying and More
All the elements of creative picture framing are in this book. Whether it is family photos, art reprints or hand-crafted needlework, if its going to be hung on the wall or leaned against a shelf, it probably needs to be framed. Here's a full colour book that shows you how to do it all: making a frame; cutting glass; embellishing frames; hanging & displaying; Compete guide to picture framing - with a professional flair. Includes both home-made frames and shop-bought frame kits. 20 projects offer techniques and styles for every taste: wood, metal section, leather upholstery, polymer clay, dried flowers, lace and fabric, string and wire. Design and style advice: arranging and hanging pictures, style and height, integrating pictures with accessories, safety and avoiding damage.
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