Details microwave and traditional flower pressing techniques, notes flower varieties that press successfully, and offers instructions for decorating greeting cards, lamp shades, glassware, and furniture
PAPER CRAFTS. The cards include layered, decoupaged, collaged, stamped, embossed, glitter, mirror and stencilled designs. More exciting ideas range from cards on acetate, cards with pockets and envelopes, shaker designs and 3D paper architecture - including pop up and waterfall cards, star and book cards and exploding boxes. Inspiration ranges from strongly traditional to more contemporary designs, but all are distinctively in the author's popular style. Throughout the book, readers will also discover Joanna Sheen's favourite recipes, household tips, fun quotes that crafters can use in their cards - and other intriguing snippets. With its lavish, original design and beautiful styled shots, this book is packed with simple and more complex ideas for all cardmakers, whatever their skill levels.
Author: Lesley Cookman
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2017-10-05
A new title in the popular cosy crime series by bestselling author Lesley Cookman When the sleepy village of Steeple Martin announces its first beer festival, the locals are excited. Beer, sun and music, what could possibly go wrong? But when an unexpected death shakes the village, it’s up to Libby Sarjeant to solve the puzzle. Was it just another rock star death or is there something more sinister afoot?
'Dried Flower Gardening' is the complete guide to growing, drying and arranging flowers. Included is an A to Z compendium of over one hundred plants suitable for drying. There are beautiful colour photographs that will inspire you to use dried flowers decoratively throughout your home.
Early photographic portraiture and pressed-flower designs distinguish this package for fashioning decorative Victorian-era cards. Illustrative photographs and detailed instructions cover every step, including tips for using pressed flowers, ribbon, doilies, and lace. For added convenience, background papers and photographs are included such that lovers of Victorian design and aspiring crafters alike can enjoy these inspiring projects right off the shelf.
Pressing flowers has always been a popular t hing to do but now using the techniques that Joanna Sheen de scribes, it is possible to press flowers that previously wou ld have stayed unattempted. Her main innovative technique is to use the microwave oven. '