Paper Illuminated: Includes Fifteen Projects for Making Handcrafted Luminaria, Lanterns, Screens, Lampshades, and Window Treatments

Paper Illuminated: Includes Fifteen Projects for Making Handcrafted Luminaria, Lanterns, Screens, Lampshades, and Window Treatments

by Helen Hiebert
     
 


Create glowing, three-dimensional home furnishings with handmade paper. Helen Hiebert shows you how to use paper to craft textured lampshades, patterned window treatments, and stenciled room dividers that gently diffuse light and fill your home with a stylish warmth. Discover techniques to make your paper more interesting, including piercing, layering, and crayon…  See more details below

Overview


Create glowing, three-dimensional home furnishings with handmade paper. Helen Hiebert shows you how to use paper to craft textured lampshades, patterned window treatments, and stenciled room dividers that gently diffuse light and fill your home with a stylish warmth. Discover techniques to make your paper more interesting, including piercing, layering, and crayon batiking. With easy-to-follow instructions and full-color photographs of 15 stunning projects, you’ll be inspired to explore the endlessly exciting possibilities of mixing paper and light. 

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From the Publisher

"…you'll create some beautiful works of practical art. Natural light, candlelight and even the utilitarian light bulb become objects of beauty when encased in [Hiebert's] paper artwork." - Portland Oregonian

"After seeing her [Helen Heibert] presentation…I'm willing to give it a try." -Dallas Morning News

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580173308
Publisher:
Storey Books
Publication date:
09/01/2001
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.47(d)

Meet the Author


?Papermaker and artist Helen Hiebert is the author of The Papermaker’s Companion, Paper Illuminated, and Papermaking with Garden Plants and Common Weeds. She served as Program Director at Dieu Donne Papermill in New York City for five years, where she taught papermaking workshops and her paper products were featured in the papermaking exhibition. Hiebert has also taught papermaking at the Women's Studio Workshop, the Horticultural Society of New York, and the New York Botanical Garden. Her paper products have appeared in House & Garden and Country Living magazines. Hiebert currently lives in Colorado.

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