DIY Wine Corks: 35+ Cute and Clever Cork Crafts

By Melissa Averinos

Uncork wonderful DIY projects!

Pop open a bottle of wine! escape your glue gun! DIY Wine Corks bargains 35+ one of a kind crafts of all varietals. that includes easy-to-follow directions and pointers on personalizing your layout, this e-book courses you thru each step of your wine cork undertaking, permitting you to create detailed items whenever. From wall artwork to jewellery to vacation decor, each one of those crafts will positioned leftover wine corks to exploit by means of reworking the easy throwaway into lovely creations like:

  • Chalkboard menu
  • Retro sunburst mirror
  • Vintage cork necklace
  • Owl zipper pull
  • Gift tags

entire with appealing full-color photos, DIY Wine Corks encourages you to prevent and odor the rose with those inventive wine cork crafts!

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Art Revolution: Alternative Approaches for Fine Artists and Illustrators

By Lisa L. Cyr

With an unheard of array of media and electronic instruments at their disposal, today's artists are confronted with limitless percentages for inventive experimentation. by no means sooner than has there been such innovation within the approach artwork should be conceptualized, produced and presented.

Art Revolution is at the state-of-the-art, exploring how artists are reinterpreting, reinventing and redefining every little thing from the surfaces on which they paintings to the way in which audience engage with their complete items. This booklet ventures off the crushed route to music the artistic instructions and signature forms of twenty-one of today's such a lot visionary artists, together with Dave McKean, David Mack, Marshall Arisman and Cynthia von Buhler.

Brilliantly illustrated with creative examples of two-dimensional, third-dimensional, electronic and new media artwork, Art Revolution will encourage you to damage out of the confines of conventional pondering, push your content material to a better point, and revolutionize your individual method of paintings.

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Hoopla: The Art of Unexpected Embroidery

By Leanne Prain

A Library Journal top e-book of the Year

Hoopla, by means of the co-author of 2009's bestselling Yarn Bombing: The artwork of Crochet and Knit Graffiti, showcases those that take the craft of embroidery the place it really is by no means long past earlier than, in an impressive, full-color reveal of embroidered artwork. Hoopla rebels opposed to the old fashioned and commonplace embroidery motifs of flora and swashes, and focuses as a substitute on cutting edge sew artists who specialise in strange, guerrilla-style styles equivalent to a legendary jackalope and needlepoint nipple doilies; it demonstrates that glossy embroidery artists are as sharp because the needles with which they work.

Hoopla comprises twenty-eight cutting edge embroidery styles and profiles of latest embroidery artists, together with Jenny Hart, writer of Sublime Stitching; Rosa Martyn of the UK-based Craftivism Collective; Ray Materson, an ex-con who discovered to sew in legal; Sherry Lynn wooden of the Tattooed child Doll undertaking, which collaborated with lady tattoo artists around the usa; Penny Nickels and Johnny homicide, the self-proclaimed Bonnie and Clyde of embroidery; and Alexandra Walters, an army spouse who replicates army snap shots and guns in her stitching.

Full-color all through and bursting with background, strategy, and sass, Hoopla will educate readers tips to sew a ransom notice pillow, suggest and dainty knuckle-tattoo church gloves; and create their very own cutting edge embroidery initiatives. if you happen to like anarchistic DIY craft and the belief of deviating from the foundations, Hoopla will encourage you to wield a needle with flair!

With a foreword via Betsy Greer.

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New England Knits: Timeless Knitwear with a Modern Twist

By Cecily Glowik MacDonald, Melissa LaBarre

New England's seasons demand lots of hot knitwear, and New England Knits offers an impossible to resist number of attractive designs.

Inspired via autumn and iciness in New England (where the savvy knitter isn't faraway from a sweater among September and March), the e-book is split into 3 issues: stroll within the Woods, round the city, and alongside the coast. inside of every one part readers will discover a number of flattering, wearable sweaters and components (including hats, mittens, scarves, baggage, and shawls). tasks by way of visitor designers from vintage Elite, Berroco, and the Fiber corporation offer around out the collection.

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Advanced Origami: An Artist's Guide to Performances in Paper [Origami Book, 15 Projects]

By Michael G. LaFosse

Take your paper folding to a complicated point with this common origami book.

From shimmering hummingbirds to fantastic bats, from a beautiful panther masks to swish sea turtles, Michael G. Lafosse's complicated and lovely origami tasks are popular around the globe. targeting types from nature, Advanced Origami presents extraordinary guideline on the best way to create master-class point 3D origami paper folding tasks. The origami designs are challenging—they require a few folding experience—but the implications are extra origami artwork than craft. Paper folders will create tasks that may be displayed or given as gifts.

Sophisticated origami or paper crafts enthusiasts will get pleasure from the original origami designs besides entire distinct directions and easy-to-follow colour photographs and diagrams. Advanced Origami additionally gains info on paper choice and instruction, increase options corresponding to "wet folding," and making your individual paper.

This origami ebook contains:

  • 136 web page, full-color book
  • 15 unique and not easy projects
  • step by step instructions
  • colourful diagrams and photographs
  • complex ideas and tips

In fresh years origami has advanced past easy folding and creasing right into a precise paintings shape reminiscent of sculpture. For these looking to examine origami at this sort of point, Advanced Origami offers all of the crucial details and strategies. quickly it is possible for you to to layout and fold your personal origami sculptures!

Origami initiatives include:

  • North American Cardinal
  • Koi Fish
  • Origamido Butterfly
  • Pond Frog
  • and lots of more…

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Practical Duct Tape Projects

By Instructables.com


Creative and leading edge step by step initiatives for duct tape creations of all kinds!

Duct tape has gotten a name because the quick-fix tape for each state of affairs. even if, do you know that you should use duct tape to create sensible goods for daily use? Did you furthermore may comprehend that duct tape now is available in quite a few shades, so your creations should be enjoyable and classy? Originating from Instructables, a favored project-based group made from all types of characters with wacky leisure pursuits and a wish to cross on their knowledge to others, Practical Duct Tape Projects contains rules from a couple of authors who nurse a fit urge to create something attainable from duct tape.

Practical Duct Tape Projects presents step by step directions on a number of invaluable and enjoyable gadgets related to duct tape. Guided via every one pastime by means of special images, the reader will create articles of garments, instruments, and extra, such as:
• Fishing net
• Messenger bag
• pockets with switch pouch
• Duck bath stopper
• computing device case
• Pencil case
• and lots more and plenty more!

The Instructables neighborhood has supplied a compilation of publications on a number of duct tape exploits. the main outrageous initiatives are certainly the main enjoyable, and this e-book exhibits that duct tape could make with reference to anything.
a hundred colour photos

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A Charming Exchange: 25 Jewelry Projects To Create & Share

By Kelly Snelling, Ruth Rae


Get Inspired!

As a scrapbooker, you could by no means have sufficient idea, specifically in terms of nice structure rules. So no matter if you are stumped for a web page layout in your photographs or simply are looking to sit back with a few nice scrapbook eye sweet, you have picked up the perfect publication.

Inside 601 nice Scrapbook Ideas you will discover 1000's of layouts to get your artistic juices flowing. and as the layouts have been created by means of over 2 hundred scrapbook artists, there actually is anything for each flavor. Plus, you can find scrapbooking information and concepts that you can use by yourself pages.

  • Hundreds of never-before-seen layouts
  • Pages on your entire favourite matters, together with relationships, daily life, distinct occasions, vacations, teenagers, pets and more
  • Great scrapbooking information in your personal layouts

With 601 nice Scrapbook Ideas nice scrapbook idea is just a web page away!

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So Jane: Crafts and Recipes for an Austen-Inspired Life

By Hollie Keith, Susan Barnson Hayward

For the Jane Austen fanatic, or easily all of the "Janeites" available in the market, So Jane may help them carry all issues Austen into their houses, be it adorning, present giving, or entertaining.

With 30 craft rules and 30 recipes geared up into six chapters bearing the titles of Jane Austen's novels, fanatics can take pleasure in breakfast in tub, through Northanger Abbey by way of growing ornamental Egg Cozies to maintain their Soft-Boiled Eggs hot, or serve Honey-Lemon Teaspoons with Rose Petal Tea on the Middleton's of experience and Sensibility. get pleasure from a picnic that Emma would really like to have shared with Mr. Knightly, or create an I middle Mr. Darcy Pillow that each one Elizabeth Bennett wannabes would like to cuddle up with.

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Kata Golda's Hand-Stitched Felt: 25 Whimsical Sewing Projects

By Kata Golda

With not more than felt and thread, Kata Golda creates toys and functional goods for the house which are undeniably fascinating, fashionable, and sweetly imperfect. Her whimsical creations were promoting at high-end boutiques for a number of years, and now, in Kata Golda’s Hand-Stitched Felt, she indicates crafters of all ability degrees the right way to make 25 of her favorites.
Ranging from children’s finger puppets and a tooth-fairy pillow to picture “brag” books, messenger luggage, and curtains and blankets, almost all these tasks might be accomplished in an hour or much less. they're made of uncomplicated shapes of wool felt sewn jointly and customised with specified information, all utilizing uncomplicated, huge stitches. step by step directions and templates, in addition to lovely images and hand-drawn illustrations, make each one venture basic to copy. Playful tutorials, equivalent to the way to customize initiatives with quite a few facial expressions, upload to the allure of this pleasant book.

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Imaginary Characters: Mixed-Media Painting Techniques for Figures and Faces

By Karen O'Brien

Believe in magic, belief your instinct and locate your own inventive style!

In this ebook, you are the storyteller and the artist and you are on a quest to carry the soulful characters, legendary creatures and magical landscapes of your mind's eye to existence via mixed-media artwork. you will faucet into your inventive voice to fuse jointly lush dreamscapes, imaginary characters and located items to construct mesmerizing scenes, whimsical figures and expressive faces out of layers of acrylic, college, watercolor and extra. research the strategies essential to create distinctive mixed-media masterpieces.

On your trip, you will discover:

  • Five abilities to discover your designated inventive voice.
  • A magical drawing approach. simply locate your characters' our bodies and faces hidden in random shapes on painted backgrounds; it truly is like seeing animals within the clouds.
  • Imaginative warm-up routines. study assistance for making a personality reference library, secrets and techniques for drawing strange faces, the best way to increase a colour palette and recommendation on how you can play with share, gentle and shading.
  • More than 30 intriguing mixed-media initiatives utilizing watercolor, classic images, gouache, pencil, cloth, ink and masses extra to deliver your imaginary characters to existence on every little thing from woodblocks and work to cloth collages and paper dolls.
  • How to color with out a plan. belief your instinct to create whatever out of nothing.
  • Inspirational prices approximately creativity from recognized artists and thinkers.

Embrace your interest and notice what happens!

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