Origami Papercrafting offers more than 36 projects for creating unique cards, boxes, booklets, envelopes, bowls, pocketbooks, ornaments, pouches, and jewelry. It's packed with lavish color photographs of fabulous papercrafts to give and to keep, accompanied by easy instructions and step-by-step diagrams. Readers will discover the creative possibilities of using handmade paper from Japan to make gorgeous cherry blossom bowls, flower star books, nested boxes, heart charm earrings, and much more.
About the Author
Suzanne McNeill is often known as a Trendsetter for arts and cratts. Dedicated to hands-on creativity, she constantly tests, experiments and invents something new and exciting. Suzanne is the woman behind Design Originals, a publishing cmpany dedicated to all things fun and creative. She is a designer, artist, columnist, TV personality, publisher, art instructor, author and lover of everything hands-on. She was the 2011 winner of the Craft and Hobby Association's Industry Achievment Award .
Contributor Karen Thomas is a creative designer for Yasutomo and Company. She develops new products, teaches workshops at national trade shows and is a frequent guest on the Carol Duvall Show.
Contributor Catherine Mace (deceased) was the founder and owner of Papers by Catherine, along with her husband Richard. They imported paper from around the world and had their own decorative paper designs and accessories manufactured and distributed internationally. She wrote many books on papercrafting and had numerous articles published in many crafting and trade magazines.
Contributor Lea Cioci is an author, teacher, designer, and consultant to the hobby industry since 1988. Her work can be seen online and in many books and magazines. She is a Certified Professional Designer, Demonstrator and Instructor for HIA.
Contributor Lauren Johnston is the owner of Wrap-It-Up. In the past she has been an on-air demonstrator at Shop at Home Network, a coordinator and instructor at Science Enrichment Services, and a designer, demonstrator, associate producer for Aleene's Creative Living.
Contributor Kathy Yoshida owns Hanko Designs. She is an expert origami designer and loves handmade papers.
Contributor Sheila Cunningham is a freelance photographer who enjoys both paper arts and crafts and designing.
Contributor Allyson Morrison has published projects in Lapidary Journal Magazine and has designed and sold jewelry in both North Carolina and Maryland.
Contributor Michelle Toss has been an artist and designer all her life. Inspired by watching the Carol Duvall Show, she is now a regular guest featuring her own creations in polymer clay, paper arts and books.
Contributor Sally Traidman is an author, teacher and artist . Sally started a home business called Mostly Hearts, selling decorative stamps. She sold her business, moved to California and is a Hero Artist designing some of Hero Arts company's trend-setting images.