Volume 2014, Issue 5

Discover your next hobby with these specialty books from the Blurb Bookstore

 

Mosaic - Brit Hammer-Djicks

Mosaic
Brit Hammer-Djicks

If you’re as fascinated with art and color as we are, you’ll be more than intrigued with Mosaic. A true guide for anyone looking to incorporate mosaics into their artwork. Find your own style. Learn technique. And start creating.

15 Fun Wrapping Ideas for Birthdays & Special Occasions

15 Fun Wrapping Ideas for Birthdays & Special Occasions
Dannielle Cresp

Gifts are exciting enough all on their own, but receiving a gift that’s wrapped beautifully creates another layer of delight. These fun 15 different wrapping ideas won’t keep you up into the wee hours of the night. Think brown craft paper, repurposed road maps, and loads of twine. Happy wrapping!

 

Paper War Planes - Al Briggs

Paper War Planes
Al Briggs

If 80 years of paper plane making doesn’t get you inspired to start folding, the construction sheets in the print version of this book will. The author’s detailed pre-printed graphics (made in Adobe Illustrator) vividly bring these paper vehicles to life.

How To Make Resin Toys - J.E. Moores

How To Make Resin Toys
J.E. Moores

We’ll be honest: We weren’t quite sure what a resin toy was before reading this book. But whether you want to make resin toys for a child you know—or your inner child, you’ll be prepped and ready to get started after you’ve read this book cover to cover. With step-by-step instructions on how to cast resin toys, you’ll be an expert in no time.

 

Woven bands from Sweden - Susan J Foulkes

Woven bands from Sweden
Susan J Foulkes

Three meters in length, full of bright beautiful colors, and featuring a single tassel, woven bands in Sweden typically indicate what region you come from and your status. With the patterns and motifs provided, you’ve got no excuse not to start your own. But we will warn you: A heddle is needed to get these designs off the ground.

A Shabby Chic Dollhouse - Cinderella Moments

A Shabby Chic Dollhouse
Cinderella Moments

Making a house a home can be a lifelong process. But making a dollhouse as perfect as can be can take a mere weekend (especially with professional tips from an expert). Step into a dream world by creating your own lovely miniature cottage.

 

 

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