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Create your own greeting cards & gift wrap with Priscilla Hauser
Hauser, Priscilla.
Personal Author:
First paperback edition.
Publication Information:
Cincinnati, Ohio : North Light Books, 2000.

Physical Description:
116 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Format :


Call Number
Material Type
Home Location
Central Library TT872 .H38 1994C Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area-Oversize

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Shows how to make greetings cards and wrapping paper using techniques such as collage, pressed flowers, printing, marbling, stencilling and so on. Includes instructions on papermaking and embossing.

Author Notes

Priscilla Hauser has become the expert teacher on decorative painting techniques. Her classics include The Magic of Decorative Painting and the Joy of Decorative Painting, and she's also the founder of the National Society of Tole and Decorative Painting, spokeswoman for FolkArt paints, and a world-renowned instructor who teaches at her famed Studio by the Sea in Panama City, Florida.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Chapter 1 Basic Informationp. 2
Finding ideasp. 4
Materialsp. 5
Toolsp. 6
Basic techniquesp. 7
Chapter 2 Collagep. 10
Stickers and decalsp. 12
Fabricp. 16
Lace and ribbonp. 21
Pressed flowersp. 26
Mixed media "junk" cardsp. 32
Chapter 3 Printmakingp. 36
Rubber stamps and rollersp. 38
Reverse or negative printsp. 40
Positive printsp. 42
Vegetable printsp. 44
Sponge printsp. 46
Eraser printsp. 50
Styrofoam printsp. 54
Soap printsp. 56
Chapter 4 Inking and Paintingp. 58
Eraser paintingp. 60
Sponge brushesp. 61
Cellophane scrunchingp. 62
Inkingp. 64
Combining techniquesp. 66
Maskingp. 70
Marbleizingp. 72
Stencilingp. 76
Chapter 5 Papermakingp. 80
Paper from scratchp. 82
Castingp. 88
Chapter 6 Embossingp. 92
Embossing step-by-stepp. 95
Chapter 7 Metallic Leafingp. 98
Gold or silver leafingp. 101
Chapter 8 Quillingp. 104
Buttercupsp. 106
Mushroomsp. 109
Dandelion flowersp. 112
Indexp. 114

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