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Well, look no further! In this cheeky sequel, Mark Montano picks up where his wildly popular The Big-Ass Book of Crafts left off, with even more spectacular—and easy-to-make—projects sure to satisfy crafters of all skill levels.
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Searching for crafty inspiration? Eager to try some new techniques? Need some more junk for your trunk? Well, look no further! In this cheeky sequel, Mark Montano picks up where his wildly popular The Big-Ass Book of Crafts left off, with even more spectacular—and easy-to-make—projects sure to satisfy crafters of all skill levels. Turn colorful ribbons into a show-stopping scarf . . . transform old cargo pants into a kick-ass carryall . . . a high-drama neckpiece made out of zippers? Absolutely. Along with a host of other wearable wonders, this exciting all-new volume includes sections such as Pillow Talk (fun, comfy, and made from the most surprising materials), Letter Perfect (cool designs to pop into the mailbox nearest you), Hey, I Could Use That (make a big statement with little things from magnets to nail polish), Just Kid-ding (cheery décor made from kid-centric stuff, guaranteed to make you smile!), That’s Shoe Biz (fun fixes that give sidelined footwear and handbags a whole new life), and dozens of other ideas that are inventive, imaginative, and just plain fun. With his trademark humor and no-holds-barred approach to crafting, Mark will have you tapping into your creative soul and taking simple techniques to a whole new level in no time. We’re not talking plant-hangers and potholders here—the more than 150 handmade projects in this truly unique compendium are artistic, eye-catching, and cutting-edge, from cool brooches and earrings to ingenious belts and bags, from Bauhaus-style furniture to fishbowl lanterns, and so much more!
" - A unique easel-back, spiral-bound format that allows the pages of the book to lie flat, or to stand upright, easily facilitating "hands-free" access to the information on each page.
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Bead Style: Fabulous Chunky Jewelry is an exuberant collection of bracelets, necklaces, and rings made in the chunky style using beads of every description. Wildly popular, the chunky look exudes high and funky style when shapely beads in gorgeous colors are combined to create multi-strand necklaces in robin's egg blue, pale salmon, milky pink, and raspberry, bracelets loaded with plump faceted crystals in pomegranate red, burnt orange, and lime green, and dazzling cocktail rings in chunky quartz in gemstone colors.Author Genevieve A. Sterbenz brings her talent, fashion sense, and crafting savvy to each gorgeous design so that the reader can make all 25 original pieces in "The Collection." Providing inspiration and practical information, Bead Style also features a sumptuous section, "Beading Basics" where all the fundamentals of making all the pieces in "The Collection" are illustrated and explained in clear, concise, easy-to-follow directions and close-up photographs that reveal each technical detail in the jewelry-making process. Another section, "Sources and Resources" provides an up-to-date annotated list of places to buy the very best in jewelry-making materials and supplies. The work ends with a comprehensive index.
Contains twenty easy projects using gourds to create candleholders, a birdhouse, drinking cups, bracelets, and bowls.
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The projects incorporate a variety of fun techniques such as woodburning, carving, and coloring with paints. Craft great-looking bowls and cups, simple bracelets, elegant stamped and woodburned earrings, a charming duck-shaped birdhouse, complete with leather-webbed feet, and more. Bonus: a spectacular gallery of contemporary gourd art.