Penny Black's the Book of Cards and Collages : How to Make More than 100 Cards, Gift Tags, and Decorative Papers with Pressed Flowers / Penny Black

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Identifier: REF.PT.1426
Object type: Books
Dimensions: 96 p. : col. ill. ; 21 cm.
Copyright dates: 1993
Designed by: Polly Dawes
Edited by: Gillian Haslam
Illustrated by: Dennis Curran
Photographs by: Jacqui Hurst
Printed by: New Interlitho
Published by: Simon & Schuster
Text by: Penny Black
Typesetting by: Textype Typesetters
Was created in: New York City
Library of Congress Subject Headings: Papermaking [sh85097657], Greeting cards [sh85057280], Collages []
Penny Black explains how to produce works of pressed flower art in miniature. Projects include greeting cards, gift tags, notelets, and writing papers. Black uses materials such as spices and beads, tissue papers and fabrics to complete the projects. The title provides step-by-step instructions for each design, with a full list of the ingredients and materials needed. "An introductory section explains how to use different papers, paints, and fabrics as backgrounds; how to cut and tear cards; and how to attach materials securely" - back matter Contents: Introduction -- Papers -- Equipment -- Making Cards -- Ingredients -- Backgrounds -- Cards for Every Day -- Cards for Special Occasions -- Index