New Crafts: Cardboard
This book features 25 original handmade projects shown step by step. You can create useful and decorative objects from cardboard, such as a satchel, card table, basket or lampbase. It includes a comprehensive guide to cardboard and the basic materials, equipment and techniques you will need. It features an inspiring gallery of examples by contemporary craft artists. With pictures by the highly regarded craft, cooking and lifestyle photographer, Peter Williams. Few people, when they see cardboard in use as everyday packing, realize how versatile and exciting a craft material it can be. This book celebrates the full creative potential of this unusual medium with the help of some of the foremost contemporary craftspeople. The book contains a guide to basic materials, equipment and techniques, followed by 25 practical projects that are both useful and attractive. From a stately card table to a decorative pelmet, a delightful doll's house to a striking chandelier, every project is simple to make, with step-by-step instructions throughout.Whether you choose to make something functional, such as a clock or a table lamp, or something purely ornamental, such as shelf-edging or Christmas tree decorations, the book is full of inspirational ideas.
Emma Hardy is a highly creative stylist and designer. After leaving college, she worked for Country Homes & Interiors and Marie Claire, then she went on to become a stencil artist and interior decorator. She is now pursuing a freelance career and has contributed to many books, such as New Crafts: Stringwork and The New Candle Book.