25 Extraordinary Flowers to Make for Weddings, Celebrations & More
Author: Amy Anderson,Jeffery Rudell
Publisher: Lark Books (NC)
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Provides twenty-five patterns for making paper flowers, using step-by-step instructions for creating such flowers as roses, poinsettias, poppies, and lilies, and includes suggestions for paper flower craft projects.
More Than 50 Easy Paper Blooms and Gorgeous Arrangements You Can Make at Home
Author: Chantal Larocque
Publisher: Page Street Publishing
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Transform Your Home Into a Blooming Garden That Lasts Forever Chantal Larocque’s paper flower designs have garnered international attention—you can find her blooms in Madison Avenue storefronts, on fashion designer clothing lines, in wedding magazines around the world and at soirees hosted by celebrities such as Lauren Conrad and Ali Larter. With this book, Chantal reveals her coveted secrets so you can easily and affordably create the same dazzling blooms for your home, office, wedding or other special event. Chantal’s unique use of cardstock not only makes the flowers easy to craft, but it also gives them her signature bold and full look that makes a statement wherever the blooms are displayed. You’ll learn to make popular flowers such as the peony, rose, dahlia, daisy and succulent, plus Chantal’s imaginative designs and large-scale backdrop flowers. Step-by-step photos and templates for every flower and leaf ensure that you can follow along smoothly and enjoy the creative process. Within the pages of Bold & Beautiful Paper Flowers, discover a colorful new craft and the joy of creating these delightful works of art for yourself and loved ones.
The Beginner's Guide to Making and Arranging Beautiful Blooms
Author: Lia Griffith
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
With 30 projects and an introduction to both crafting paper flowers and working with crepe paper, this book is full of inspiration and expert advice for beginners. If you have a Cricut Maker, you can download the templates to your machine so you can enjoy your own homemade bouquets in no time. Crepe paper is the best material for creating paper flowers, especially for beginners. It's forgiving and malleable--easy to cut, bend, curl, and shape into peony petals, daffodil trumpets, chrysanthemum blooms, and more. And if you have a Cricut Maker, you can easily cut out the shapes from templates you download for free on Lia Griffith's website using a code. Then, follow instructions for crafting the flowers to arrange and display in vases and pots and as bouquets and wreaths.
Proceedings of the International Conference on Jellyfish Blooms, held in Gulf Shores, Alabama, 12–14 January 2000
Author: J.E. Purcell,W.M. Graham,Henri J. Dumont
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
`Jellyfish', a group that includes scyphomedusae, hydromedusae, siphonophores and ctenophores, are important zooplankton predators throughout the world's estuaries and oceans. These beautiful creatures have come to public attention as featured exhibits in aquaria and in news headlines as invaders and as providers of genes used in biomedical research. Nevertheless, jellyfish are generally considered to be nuisances because they interfere with human activities by stinging swimmers, clogging power plant intakes and nets of fishermen and fish farms, and competing with fish and eating fish eggs and larvae. There is concern that environmental changes such as global warming, eutrophication, and over-fishing may result in increased jellyfish populations. The literature reviews and research papers in this volume explore the interactions between jellyfish and humans. Papers cover the medical aspects of jellyfish stings, jellyfish as human food and jellyfish fisheries, interactions of jellyfish and fish, effects of environmental changes on jellyfish, effects of introduced ctenophores on the Black Sea ecosystem, factors causing increases or concentrations of jellyfish, and others aspects of jellyfish ecology. This is an important reference for students and professional marine biologists, oceanographers, fishery scientists, and aquarists.
Fresh, custom-printed paper petals and sparkly embellishments combine with can't-go-wrong instruction to make Fabulous Flowers an irresistible book for tweens. Using simple techniques, a custom winding tool, and ready-to-press-out petals, girls create 15-20 colourful, glittery, dimensional paper flowers to keep or to share.
Fifteen simple projects for adult crafters offer step-by-step instructions for making lovely paper flowers. Full-color illustrations accompany the beginner-friendly directions, and supplies are easy to find at major craft stores.
20 Unique Projects from Leading Paper Crafters, Artists, and Designers
Author: Ann Martin
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Make decorative, simple do-it-yourself projects with this friendly guide to paper crafting. You and your family will love to spend hours making beautiful paper art, jewelry, and decorations with All Things Paper. This easy paper crafts book comes with simple-to-follow instructions and detailed photos that show you how to create colorful and impressive art objects to display at home—many of which have practical uses. It is a great book for experienced paper craft hobbyists looking for new ideas or for new folders who want to learn paper crafts from experts. Projects in this papercrafting book include: Candle Luminaries Citrus Slice Coasters Mysterious Stationery Box Everyday Tote Bag Silver Orb Pendant Fine Paper Yarn Necklace Wedding Cake Card Perfect Journey Journal And many more… All the projects in this book are designed by noted paper crafters like Benjamin John Coleman, Patricia Zapata, and Richela Fabian Morgan. They have all been creating amazing objects with paper for many years. Whether you're a beginner or have been paper crafting for many years, you're bound to find something you'll love in All Things Paper. Soon you will be on your way to creating your own designs and paper art.
Lifelike Paper Flowers to Brighten Up Your Life: Origami Book,with 20 Projects Downloadable Video: Great for Kids & Adults!
Author: Michael G. LaFosse,Richard L. Alexander
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Make beautiful and decorative paper flowers with this easy origami kit. World renowned origami authors and artists Michael G. Lafosse and Richard L. Alexander present this new take on the origami art of flower folding. The flower projects range from simple to challenging. A variety of paper folding techniques are presented, which folders can modify to create their own combinations. These unique and original designs allow you to make greeting cards, gift boxes, bouquets, and stunning jewelry. Use it to craft eye-catching origami for your friends, to beautify your home—or as a wonderful gift for paper craft lovers. All of the folds are simple enough to be origami-for-kids projects and are a great way to learn origami. All of these projects use the simplest household tools so just unpack the origami paper and start folding right away! This origami kit contains: 96 page, full-color origami booklet Step-by-step directions Colorful diagrams and photographs Paper folding basics and tips Authors LaFosse and Alexander together founded Origamido Studio, a learning center and design studio specializing in exquisite handmade origami paper. Their works has appeared in window displays and museum exhibitions around the world, and are made available to a wider audience for the first time in this kit. Origami projects include: A striking Rose for Irene with interlocking Calyx Module The gracefully-curled Plumeria and Star Flowers The modular six-piece Day Lily Blossom And Many more…
Inspiration and Ideas for an Unforgettable Celebration
Author: Abby Larson
Publisher: Potter Style
For the 2 million monthly followers of powerhouse wedding blog StyleMePretty.com, the major mainstream hit with serious indie cred (think Domino meets Etsy meets Martha Stewart Weddings), and for all brides looking for fresh new inspiration, editor in chief Abby Larson offers an eagerly awaited, entirely unique, and gorgeously photo-rich wedding resource. Joyful, love-filled weddings are created with the details that make the couple unique. These touches--letter-pressed table cards with a pet bulldog cameo; a chandelier to which the bride and groom tied hundreds of colorful ribbons; a photograph of the bride's grandparents fastened around her bouquet--elevate a beautiful day into a deeply personal, unforgettable celebration. Style Me Pretty has become a go-to destination for planning your own ecstatic wedding. Now, the founder of this beloved site, Abby Larson, offers this gorgeous resource, which includes: • Abby’s step-by step guide to determining your couple style, gathering inspiration, and threading it through each element of the celebration • 17 never-before-seen Real-Life Weddings—with details on all their special and handcrafted touches, and advice from the brides • 5 Style Blueprints to help you custom-craft your own Classic, Rustic, Whimsical, Modern, or Al Fresco wedding, from paper goods to the cake • 15 Do It Yourself projects, such as glittered vases, linen favor bags, and dip-dyed ombré napkins Full of lively and oh-so-lovely ideas, and more than 250 photographs, this swoonworthy volume will help you distill the wide world of wedding inspiration into the most meaningful, utterly original day you can imagine. From the Hardcover edition.
The first in an epic new fantasy series, introducing an unforgettable new heroine and a stunningly original dystopian steampunk world with a flavor of feudal Japan. A DYING LAND The Shima Imperium verges on the brink of environmental collapse; an island nation once rich in tradition and myth, now decimated by clockwork industrialization and the machine-worshipers of the Lotus Guild. The skies are red as blood, the land is choked with toxic pollution, and the great spirit animals that once roamed its wilds have departed forever. AN IMPOSSIBLE QUEST The hunters of Shima's imperial court are charged by their Shogun to capture a thunder tiger – a legendary creature, half-eagle, half-tiger. But any fool knows the beasts have been extinct for more than a century, and the price of failing the Shogun is death. A HIDDEN GIFT Yukiko is a child of the Fox clan, possessed of a talent that if discovered, would see her executed by the Lotus Guild. Accompanying her father on the Shogun's hunt, she finds herself stranded: a young woman alone in Shima's last wilderness, with only a furious, crippled thunder tiger for company. Even though she can hear his thoughts, even though she saved his life, all she knows for certain is he'd rather see her dead than help her. But together, the pair will form an indomitable friendship, and rise to challenge the might of an empire.
Anna Pigeon's first case—this is the story her fans have been clamoring for...this is where it all starts. In The Rope, the latest in Nevada Barr's bestselling novels featuring Anna Pigeon, Nevada Barr gathers together the many strings of Anna's past and finally reveals the story that her many fans have been long asking for. In 1995 and 35 years old, fresh off the bus from New York City and nursing a broken heart, Anna Pigeon takes a decidedly unglamorous job as a seasonal employee of the Glen Canyon National Recreational Area. On her day off, Anna goes hiking into the park never to return. Her co-workers think she's simply moved on—her cabin is cleaned out and her things gone. But Anna herself wakes up, trapped at the bottom of a dry natural well, naked, without supplies and no clear memory of how she found herself in this situation. As she slowly pieces together her memory, it soon becomes clear that someone has trapped her there, in an inescapable prison, and no one knows that she is even missing. Plunged into a landscape and a plot she is unfit and untrained to handle, Anna Pigeon must muster the courage, determination and will to live that she didn't even know she still possessed to survive, outwit and triumph. For those legions of readers who have been entranced over the years by Park Ranger Anna Pigeon's strength and determination and those who are new to Nevada Barr's captivating, compelling novels, this is where it all starts.
A SHATTERED EMPIRE The threat of civil war looms over the Shima Imperium. The Lotus Guild conspires to renew the nation's broken dynasty and crush the growing rebellion by endorsing a new Shogun who desires nothing more than to see Yukiko dead. A DARK LEGACY Yukiko and the mighty thunder tiger Buruu have been cast in the role of heroes. But Yukiko herself is blinded by rage over her father's death, and her ability to hear the thoughts of beasts. A GATHERING STORM Kagé assassins lurk within the Shogun's palace, plotting to end the new dynasty before it begins. A new enemy gathers its strength. And across raging oceans, Yukiko and Buruu will face foes no katana or talon can defeat. The ghosts of a blood-stained past.
Paper Flower Making For Beginners! How to Make Beautiful Blooms & Turn Paper to Petals with Paper Flower Making Are You Ready To Learn ALL About Paper Flower Making? If So You've Come To The Right Place... No experience with paper flowers? No worries! This book is suited to the absolute beginner that's looking to get started with paper flower making, whether this be for your own enjoyment and a sense of self-accomplishment or perhaps even to make some extra cash as a side business... the choice is yours! Here's A Preview Of What This Book Contains... A Brief History of Paper Flowers The Big Benefits of Paper Flowers (Must Read!) Equipment and Materials You Need for your Paper Flower Making Basic Parts of a Paper Flower Origami and Kirigami Paper Flowers How to Make Long Strip Paper Flowers How to Make Integrated Paper Flowers How to Make Cluster Paper Flowers How to Make Flower Buds Simple Projects Using Paper Flowers (Crowns, Terrariums & More) And Much, Much More! Order Your Copy And Get Started Now!
New in Paper The beauty of vintage paper is at the core of the absolutely captivating projects that author Sandra Evertson calls "Posh Little Follies." She has created a unique selection of enchanting little theaters, bandboxes, ornaments, and art dolls. Best of all, Sandra makes it fun for everyone else to craft them, too. The instructions are easy to follow and the elements can be color-copied straight from the book--even the actual rare papers she used. Some of the items feature embellishments such as ribbon, while others glisten with rhinestones and beads. Among the charming projects: a Prima Ballerina doll; Theatre La Rousse, complete with a Pierrot; Cupcake Papier Mache Box; and paper posies with fanciful faces to "plant" in pots.
The Informed Gardener Blooms Again picks up where The Informed Gardener left off, using scientific literature to debunk a new set of common gardening myths. Once again, Linda Chalker-Scott investigates the science behind each myth, reminding us that urban and suburban landscapes are ecosystems requiring their own particular set of management practices. The Informed Gardener Blooms Again provides answers to questions such as: Does using drought-tolerant plants reduce water consumption? Is it more effective to spray fertilizers on the leaves of trees and shrubs than to apply it to the soil? Will cedar wood chips kill landscape plants? Should I use ladybugs in my garden as a form of pest control? Does aerobically brewed compost tea suppress disease? Every year Chalker-Scott receives hundreds of e-mails from around the world on these and related topics. Her advice, based on more than twenty years of experience in the field of plant physiology, has helped home gardeners, landscape architects, and nursery and landscape professionals to develop scientifically based sustainable landscaping practices. Watch the book trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gWrk2894iyA