All Things Paper: 20 Unique Projects from Leading Paper Crafters, Artists, and Designers

All Things Paper: 20 Unique Projects from Leading Paper Crafters, Artists, and Designers

by Ann Martin
     
 

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"The quality of the projects and range of paper crafting techniques found in All Things Paper makes this a book that paper crafters of all skill levels will appreciate having on their shelves." —Paper Crave

Make decorative, simple do-it-yourself projects with this friendly guide to paper crafting.

Recognized paper artist Ann Martin

Overview

"The quality of the projects and range of paper crafting techniques found in All Things Paper makes this a book that paper crafters of all skill levels will appreciate having on their shelves." —Paper Crave

Make decorative, simple do-it-yourself projects with this friendly guide to paper crafting.

Recognized paper artist Ann Martin has searched the world over for unique and beautiful paper crafts to feature on her popular website—www.AllThingsPaper.net. In this book, she gathers completely new projects and shows how to make them in ways that are clever and fun. All of the paper projects are wonderful keepsakes, origami art or gifts that express the beauty, elegance, and versatility of paper.

You and your family will love to spend hours making beautiful paper art, jewelry, and decorations with All Things Paper. This easy paper crafts book comes with simple-to-follow instructions and detailed photos that show you how to create colorful and impressive art objects to display at home—many of which have practical uses. It is a great book for experienced paper craft hobbyists looking for new ideas or for new folders who want to learn paper crafts from experts.

All the projects in this book are designed by noted paper crafters like Benjamin John Coleman, Patricia Zapata, and Richela Fabian Morgan. They have all been creating amazing objects with paper for many years. Whether you're a beginner or have been paper crafting for many years, you're bound to find something you'll love in All Things Paper. Soon you will be on your way to creating your own designs and paper art.

Projects in this book include:

  • Candle Luminaries
  • Citrus Slice Coasters
  • Mysterious Stationery Box
  • Everyday Tote Bag
  • Silver Orb Pendant
  • Fine Paper Yarn Necklace
  • Wedding Cake Card
  • Perfect Journey Journal
  • And many more...

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"I personally find craft books like this useful because it allows me to build on the techniques and come up with my own projects." —Zakka Life blog

"If you enjoy making things by hand, are drawn to the surprising array of objects that can be crafted from different kinds of paper, or are just looking for a new artistic challenge, pick up a copy of Ann's book. And then pick up another to give as a gift." —Writing Without Paper blog

"I met Ann many years ago through her blog of the same name, All Things Paper and was so impressed by her work [ ... ] This book is well-curated by Ann, who has gathered up an amazing variety of pretty projects by top crafters and artists." —Coquette Fashion + digital style by Natalie Zee Drieu

"Ann's new book is filled with brand new DIY ideas created by a wide range of artisans who have been been featured prominently on her blog. In addition to being beautiful, the projects are all highly functional—an aspect about which Ann felt strongly." —DesignSponge

"With a fresh take on an old hobby, this book helps transform a simple piece of paper into something truly extraordinary." —Fave Crafts

"This book is full of ideas for paper projects in the realms of home decor, jewelry (including a delicate crocheted choker made from fine white paper yarn), fashion accessories and note cards. But one technique that really caught my attention was quilling." —Tina Baine of the Santa Cruz Sentinel

"I'm so impressed with how unusual and detailed the projects are—these are things you haven't already seen all over the internet!" —CraftyPod

"I am completely inspired by All Things Paper—a book that offers truly inspiring and well-executed paper-based projects. [...] If you're looking for a book with truly innovative paper-based projects, this book is for you." —Crescendoh.com blog

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780804843669
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Publication date:
06/11/2013
Edition description:
Paperback with Flaps
Pages:
112
Sales rank:
1,163,003
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 10.86(h) x 0.38(d)

Meet the Author

Ann Martin is the creator of All Things Paper, a blog about the latest on the craft scene—stylish projects, trends, and book reviews. She interviews established artists and features novice artisans with big ideas. Ann enjoys introducing her specialty—quilling—to those who have never seen or heard of the rolled paper art. In addition to designing projects for books, magazines, and websites, she creates custom quilled marriage certificates. Ann lives on the east coast of the United States in the Delaware Valley.

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