Enter to win the beautiful new book Paper Jewelry: 55 Projects for Reusing Paper
by Barbara Baumann by leaving a comment in today’s post by July 30th, 2015.
Open to U. S. residents only please.
Beautiful and creative contemporary designs abound in this book. They are very do-able for virtually any level crafter. If you like making jewelry and looking for a good tutorial book on working with paper this will surely give you lots of directions and ideas for your designs. If you are a paper crafter or mixed-media artist looking to get into jewelry making this would make a great guide.There are some astounding new concepts and ideas in this book like using cigarette filters as beads!!!!! I will be running right out to try this new material to work with. There are some other really innovative combinations of materials and construction techniques that I look forward to trying as well.
More about the book from the publisher, Schiffer Publishing:
“With detailed instructions, templates, and colorful photography, this book shows how to craft 55 paper jewelry projects. Colorful and graphic designs range from necklaces, brooches, earrings, and bracelets to hair accessories. Learn how to find inspiration in a wide variety of recycled papers. Projects re-use maps, stationery, comic books, cardboard, magazines, and even candy wrappers. The various projects appeal to a wide variety of aesthetics, from the more traditional and refined to the more contemporary and flamboyant. There are also projects for a wide range of skill levels, making this an inspiring and practical book for everyone from beginners to established jewelry artists.”