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Papercraft May 27, 2008

Filed under: Books,Nonfiction,Uncategorized — svref @ 4:06 pm
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Kites, scrapbooks, model airplanes, origami, greeting cards, gift paper, gift tags, sculpture, and architectural models are just some of the things that can be made with paper. Incredible designs for all sorts of paper crafts are available in books at the Sunnyvale Public Library, including instructions for making paper itself. Papermaking with Garden Plants & Common Weeds shows you how to make beautiful, organic surfaces that function both as writing paper and as handmade objects of beauty. Origami, Plain and Simple has step-by-step instructions perfect for absolute beginners as well as more seasoned paperfolders. Follow the directions in The Magnificent Book of Kites to design, build and fly kites of all shapes and sizes. You’ll find 100 scrapbook pages you can make in one hour or less and ready-to-use design templates for creative layouts of your photos and memorabilia in Quick and Easy Scrapbook Pages. Handcrafted luminaria, lanterns, screens, lampshades and window treatments are featured in the unique book Paper Illuminated.

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