Libby Abadee grew up in Bristol in south-west England. After an art foundation and a degree in journalism, she moved to Sydney, Australia, and became editor of an architectural magazine. She and Cath Armstrong now run a craft business together. Cath has a passion for both photography and craft and, like Libby, has traveled around the world. The authors are based in Sydney, Australia.
Craft It Up Around the World: 35 Fun Craft Projects Inspired by Traveling Adventuresby Libby Abadee
Driven by a passion for travel, photography, and craft, Libby Abadee and Cath Armstrong have created Craft It Up Around the World to inspire children to look at the world around them. They have designed 35 unique and enduring projects that represent different countries, all complete with fun facts. Discover how with simple kitchen ingredients you can make salt dough coins to evoke the magic of the Trevi Fountain in Rome, or transform a drinks can into a Jamaican-style tin can drum. Give the Turkish whirling Dervish doll a spin, or make colorful coasters based on the designs of African flags. As you follow the easy-to-follow instructions and step-by-step photographs, you’ll make stunning crafts that you’ll want to keep forever or give as beautiful gifts.
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Sometimes in life you tend to feel bored. This had happened with me as well. So I started taking up craft lessons. No I didn’t actually attend classes, I just bought this wonderful book called Craft it up around the world. It was sheer joy to craft up interesting things and gift them to near ones. In fact I felt overwhelmed when some of my nearest appreciated my crafting skills. Whenever I receive appreciation for my crafting skills I just thank craft it up around the world for giving me the opportunity to try out new skills. The book is absolutely great and should be in every shelf.
This book called craft it up around the world seems like the one I had been looking for. Since I love craft from the time I had been in school, the book looks interesting to me. Besides what I like the most about this activity book is the fact that it has some interesting fun facts about the world attached to it. The book keeps me busy when I feel alone. So, these days I don’t actually feel alone because I have something or the other to make. I really love the authors of this book. I even came to know that the activity projects have been inspired from their travel experiences.
Oh this book is the one I had been searching for. I love craft and love it more when I have some interesting ideas to explore. Craft it up around the world has helped me create some beautiful things which I am thinking of gifting to my friends and loved ones. I like the way the book has been written. The projects are simple and demand some simple materials, so it’s not difficult to make them. The book is basically written on a multicultural theme and it’s interesting too. So, if I am feeling bored I just lay my hands on them. Thanks Andres Wright
Great book! Lovely and easy to do projects that can be made without expensive materials. I also like the educational angle with the travel facts!