Learn how to use easy papercraft techniques on cakes with edible wafer paper to create stunning cake designs. Leading wafer paper cake instructor Stevie Auble demonstrates how to make a plethora of different wafer paper flowers, plus other wafer cake decorations such as bows, wreaths, and cake toppers. Stevi also demonstrates how you can cover cakes in wafer paper to create spectacular backgrounds on which to place your decorations--all with minimum effort.
Transform Paper into Thoughtful Cards, Fun Decorations and More with Easy, Mess-Free Crafts Learn just how versatile paper can be when creating fun, colorful crafts. Whether you have plain printer paper, a rainbow array of cardstock or just a few scraps of construction paper, you´ll be able to create inventive paper crafts that require only a few materials you already have, making them a thrifty and accessible alternative to more complicated projects. So grab your paper, scissors and glue and try these fun projects: . Origami Corner Bookmarks . Tin Can Pen Pots . Paper Pendants . Llama Cards . Origami Lucky Stars Bracelets . 3-D Paper Accordion Flowers . Kite Birds . Paper Dog Puppet . Confetti Bookmarks . Leaf Wreaths . Quick Ghost Garlands . Polar Bear Ornaments A whole slew of cute, exciting projects makes it easy for you to get your craft on no matter the occasion, and they provide hours of fun all year long. With easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions and plenty of photos to guide you, you can be on your way to creating paper masterpieces in no time.
Building instructions for 16 clever Christmas ornaments that can be built from standard LEGO parts that fans are likely to have in their collection. These small and uncomplicated ornaments are quick to build and a joy to display. Readers can build 16 classic Christmas designs including a gingerbread house, Santa, reindeer, a snowman, a wreath, a poinsettia, and traditional shapes like baubles and modern geometric swirls. With easy-to-follow instructions and stunning full color photography, The LEGO Christmas Ornaments Book, Volume 2 will help you spread some holiday cheer with LEGO in no time!
In The Exquisite Book of Paper Flower Transformations, artist Livia Cetti ups the ante with a host of grander and more intricate flowers and projects-more blooms, more petals, stronger stems, and bigger, bolder arrangements! Cetti will teach you how to play with size, shape, color, and texture to create 25 vibrant single stems in a variety of natural shapes-globes, spikes, bells, saucers, rectangles, cones, and arcs-including hydrangeas, coral charm peonies, honeysuckles, and paperwhites. Then, you´ll use these elemental shapes to build the 15 bright, abundant arrangements, including bold wreaths, bountiful bouquets, fantastical gilded wall art, and blooming garlands. Introducing new, neverbefore-seen techniques for dyeing paper and creating moldable leaves and petals, this gorgeous guide is perfect for crafters of all skill levels interested in making realistic and unique home decor, gifts, accessories, and entertaining essentials.
Inspired by the animated special based on a beloved classic, this treasure trove of activities, fun facts, and more than a hundred stickers is the perfect gift for a magical time of year. There´s so much to make, do, and discover in the countdown to Christmas! Whether kids like staying indoors to make crafts or stepping outside to explore, they´ll find plenty of ideas in this gem of a book. Would you like to create a wreath, design your own cards, or make a special cake for the birds? How about learning some seasonal jokes, looking for winter creatures, or completing a Christmas tree calendar with stickers? With easy-to-follow instructions, charming illustrations, and plenty of holiday spirit, this hands-on guide to making the most of the season will keep children entertained and inspired.
With their unique shapes and striking colors, succulents make the most beautiful houseplants. They are simple to care for and grow easily indoors-perfect for novice plant caretakers and seasoned gardeners alike. Succulents is your photographic, step-by-step guide to selecting, potting, and caring for your succulent plants. From cacti to aloe to echeveria, succulents have captured the hearts of crafters, decorators, and plant lovers all over the world. Always popular as an outdoor plant in warm climates, succulents have also found popularity as an indoor plant that requires little maintenance and is fun to look at. This book includes: ? Snapshots of 100 of the most popular varieties of succulent plants, including care, color, hardiness, pairing, and a full-color photo for each. ? Everything needed to select, pair, pot, and care for succulent plants. ? 16 beautiful craft projects with how-to steps and color photos, including picture frames, wreaths, terrariums, centerpieces, and bouquets. ? Tips on successfully propagating new succulents from existing plants. ? Extensive advice on choosing pots and unique planters, repotting succulents, and pairing varieties for maximum impact. ? An index of succulents by color and height that gives readers another tool for selecting the succulents that will look best. This book is the only tool you´ll need to become a confident designer and caretaker of your very own beautiful, thriving succulent garden!