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Papercraft & Card-Making Books

Our card making books have all the hints and tips you need to succeed at the art of papercraft. They are full of step-by-step advice to help you make incredible greetings cards.

  • Folded Book Art

    Clare Youngs

    Product Code: FBKA
    Paperback
    Hand-picked favourites
    Get creative and recycle your old books into stunning paper crafts using this inspiring book.

    From simple bird designs to botanical lampshades, Clare Young shares a variety of 35 paper projects that range from beginner to advanced level. They all have step-by-step instructions and illustrations to help you get started - all you need is books!

    Examples of projects in chapter one (Folding Books) include a sailor's knot and a shining star, in chapter two (Making Scenes) users can make a fairy tale castle or a tiger in the jungle, and in chapter three (Refashioned Pages) you can transform pages into greeting cards or hanging birds.
    • £4.99
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    Star Wars Millennium Falcon Book and Mega Model

    Product Code: SWMM
    Hardback
    (1)
    Hand-picked favourites
    Make a model of the Millennium Falcon and enjoy a book filled with fun facts and character profiles from a galaxy far, far away.

    This Star Wars book includes moments from the saga and even explains all about the schematics the spaceships featured in the film.

    You won't need any glue to put the pieces together and when fully built, the model measures 30 x 30cm. It even has moveable cannons and a radar dish. The removable panels also allow Star Wars fans to look inside and find out more about the famous freighter.
    • £4.89
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    Make It By Hand Papercraft: Paper Plants

    Sarah Dennis

    Product Code: PPLT
    Paperback
    (1)
    Hand-picked favourites
    Decorate your home with a variety of papercraft floral arrangements, house plants, fruits and vegetables.

    This book has 15 designs for anyone new to the craft to master and also includes over 40 pages of colour templates from which the artworks can be directly cut out. Every project also has step-by-step photographs and instructions.
    Cut and assembled from coloured and patterned papers, these contemporary projects will bring a bright modern twist to artificial decoration and include the likes of tulips, poppies, succulents, pumpkins and a fly-catcher.
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  • Bound

    Rachel Hazell

    Product Code: BOUN
    Paperback
    (2)
    Hand-picked favourites
    Discover a host of imaginative bookbinding projects in Rachel Hazell's beautiful book.

    Suitable for all levels of crafter and inspired by remote landscapes, typography, shorelines and literary cities, the projects include the slit book, a concertina with pockets and multi-section softback which can then be developed further to make personalised notebooks and keepsakes.

    The projects also make use of various types of techniques including cutting, folding and stitching.
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  • Origami: 15 Paper-Folding Projects Straight from the Wizarding World! (Harry Potter)

    Scholastic

    Product Code: BYNZC
    Paperback 10 years +
    Fold 15 fantastic Harry Potter models! Ever wanted to fold your own fantastic beast? Or play a table-top game of Quidditch? Now you can take the magic of the Harry Potter films wherever you go with this incredible origami guide. Through easy-to-follow instructions, you'll learn to fold fifteen unique origami pieces using custom-designed paper withillustrated art from the movies. Don't miss this enchanting guide to paper-folding - the perfect gift for every young wizarding world fan!
    • £7.19
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  • Kawaii Origami

    Chrissy Pushkin

    Product Code: BWGKA
    Paperback
    Kawaii Origami has everything you need to make your very own Kawaii origami creations-from an origami ice cream cone to an origami cat-all in one pack! With 50 sheets of adorable origami paper and 25 Kawaii-style origami projects with step-by-step instructions from Paper Kawaii expert Chrissy Pushkin. Jump right in and start folding your way to cute with these Kawaii origami creations-from a multi-flavored ice cream cone to a super cute kitty cat-everything you need to get started is included in this pack! From the creator of the popular website Paper Kawaii, author Chrissy Pushkin combines two beloved Japanese art forms, Kawaii pop-art style and origami, in this book and paper pack. With a tutorial on basic folds, 25 easy-to-follow and illustrated projects, and 50 colorful origami papers to get you started, you will be creating stunning and unique origami pieces like a pro in no time, like a traditional bento box, a shimmering twinkle star, a mini drawer to stash your stuff, and an origami trash bin, which received 3 million YouTube views alone!
    • £10.39
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  • Origami Galaxy for Kids Kit

    Rita Foelker

    Product Code: BUZII
    Paperback
    This cosmic kit is bursting with exciting models inspired by stars, planets, and space exploration. These easy origami projects will transform young folders into intergalactic travellers as they pilot their starship through the Solar System and beyond! Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11's lunar landing in a hands-on way with this kit. Kids can learn about the moon and what it takes to get there, as each model comes with information on astronomy and cosmology. Blend an interest in our Universe with the fun of origami paper folding! The breath-taking night sky fascinates children everywhere, inspiring an appreciation of science and astronomy, as well as science fiction stories, comics, cartoons and films. Many kids even dream of becoming an astronomer or astronaut when they grow up, which makes this unique kit a perfect gift. The included large wall poster is packed with colourful graphics that relate interesting information about the Solar System, the Milky Way galaxy, and the Universe the perfect way for kids to decorate their room or classroom while they deepen their knowledge of the cosmos. This origami kit includes everything you need: A full-colour instruction book containing easy, step-by-step instructions for 12 models 48 sheets of folding paper A 21 x 24 fun and educational wall poster Online video tutorials. Kids will have a blast folding the unique models, including: A Rocket with its classic red fin styling, the model is ready to soar into the unknown on a voyage of discovery. A Dwarf Star one of 4 types of star models in the kit, this one has 4 points and can be folded up in just 10 steps! A Flying Saucer a ring-like enigma from another galaxy. Do they come in peace? Planet One a crater-pocked rocky planet, ripe for imaginary exploration A Space Hero Picture Frame intrepid explorers are eligible for induction into the Hall of Heroes gallery by way of this cleverly folded frame And many more!
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  • Origami Model Airplanes

    Patrick Wang

    Product Code: BWHIG
    Hardback
    Make impressive airplane models of military aircraft with this easy origami book. Paper folders and military airplane enthusiasts can now create amazingly detailed model airplanes using basic origami techniques! Popular origami designer Patrick Wang's paper craft book Origami Model Airplanes, has devised a unique system for making origami airplane models using familiar origami folding techniques that is less time consuming and frustrating, even for absolute beginning origami folders. Folding paper models of airplanes is a great way to learn origami or improve one's paper folding techniques. Origami Model Airplanes provides easy-to-follow instructions and full-colour illustrated diagrams for all model airplane projects. In addition to multiple photos of the finished fighter jet models and other military planes, numerous facts are given for each of the model planes making Origami Model Airplanes a great value! This paper airplane model book contains: Full-colour instructional origami book Step-by-step instructions Folding techniques and tips 23 origami airplane models Airplane history and background. Anyone with an interest in the Air Force, fighter planes, or military history will especially love folding these paper models that look like the real thing! Origami Airplane Models includes: F-117 Nighthawk F-14 Tomcat fighter jet F-18 Hornet Typhoon And many more!
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  • Super Cute Origami Kit

    Yuki Martin

    Product Code: BUNZZ
    Paperback
    Kids of all ages will love this super cute collection of easy origami crafts that can be customized in endless ways. Follow chibi manga mascots Kami Kami and Orihime as they show you how to fold up the models, and then how to personalize them in thousands of ways. The possibilities are limitless! Packed with accessories that you can use to create unique, embellished models, this origami kit includes: 48 sheets of colourful origami paper Over 35 sticker accessories 100 stick-on pearls in assorted colours 150 glittering sequins in various sizes 50 assorted stick-on rhinestones Washi tape A full-colour book with folding instructions and tips for decorating the models. Surprise your friends with your creativity! Create adorable kawaii figures and learn fascinating facts about the countries and cultures that have inspired the designs. Origami projects in this kit include: A Cupcake: Cute, sweet, and almost good enough to eat and why not add some more stick-on pearls as the icing on the cake? A Crown: Dazzle your subjects with a rhinestone-encrusted wearable tiara A Daruma Doll: Fold up this lucky Japanese character and make a wish as you colour in one eye. Colour the other eye when your wish is granted! The Calavera: Grinning sugar skulls which allow you to hold your own Mexican Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebration! Maneki Neko: The Japanese waving cat who summons good fortune. Fold and decorate a personalized kitty for each of your friends! A Pair of adorable Matryoshka Dolls: The famously adorable Russian nesting dolls And many more fascinating projects! Perfect for parties or as a gift, kids can have hours of fun doing something physical away from a screen!
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  • Feathers Parcel Thank You Notecards

    Galison

    Product Code: BTPXD
    Other
    Feathers Parcel Thank You Notecards from Galison features vibrant watercolor feathers from artist Margaret Berg. Gold foil accents create a stunning pattern of plumage on this notecard set. Twelve cards are packaged in a portfolio box with a string closure for storage.
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  • Paper Christmas

    Emily Dawe

    Product Code: BQHLI
    Paperback
    These fun papercraft projects range from simple yet effective bunting to intricate tree decorations, bell jar Christmas trees, and an advent calendar village. Give your holiday season the homemade touch, from wrapping paper to tree decorations, using very few materials and innovative techniques, such as printing with shaving foam and creating stunning greeting cards using gold embossing ink. Includes 64 traceable templates. Emily's absolute favourite time of the year is Christmas: "nothing comes close to the enchanting and magical feel you experience at Christmas, where you can go to town with trimmings and decorations, garlands and sparkle. I love the variety of crafts you can produce at this time of year too; from the delicate details on the table to giant stars and festive banners, you really can go all out if you want! Papercraft is my passion, so it made complete sense to combine this with my love of the festive season, to create an inspiring book of Christmas craft and wonder!"
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  • Fun Origami for Children: Pets!

    Mari Ono

    Product Code: BMLAA
    Paperback 5 years +
    12 step-by-step origami animal projects for children, including paper to make them with. Suitable for children from age 5 and upwards, Mari Ono's origami pets are a wonderful introduction to paper-folding for kids. This is the perfect book for children who love animals and crafting, with projects including dogs, cats, a parrot, a hamster, and for those who prefer something a little less furry, a slithering snake! All the projects are fun to make as well as play with. There are amazing animal facts throughout, so children can learn while they craft. Each project has simple step-by-step instructions and clear photographs, as well as helpful arrows showing where to fold. There are skill ratings, so children can start with an easy project and then move on to something a bit more challenging until, eventually, they are easily impressing friends with their paper-folding skills. Specially designed pieces of origami paper are included with the book, so children can start crafting straight away.
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  • How to Craft with Paper

    Mollie Makes

    Product Code: BANKJ
    Paperback
    Paper is a great material - it is readily available, inexpensive and very adaptable. It comes in hundreds of types, weights, colours and textures. Many of the projects in this book only need simple measuring and cutting skills. And if you make a mistake you can just scrunch it up and start again! The team behind Mollie Makes magazine have brought together all their favourite papercrafters in a range of impressive disciplines from papercutting to papier mache. They share their tips, stories and beautiful projects, inspiring us all to pick up an old book, a newspaper or a vintage map and get creative. Learn how to make stylish cards to impress friends and family, create unique folk-inspired papercut artworks, fold origami lily fairy lights, and decorate your home with an impressive handmade lampshade, a delicate paperbird and a mini party pinata. With simple projects requiring only the basic kit of paper, glue gun and craft knife, as well as more complicated ideas using decoupage, quilling, pop-ups and papier mache, there is plenty to keep you busy. In fact, you could say we've got papercraft all wrapped up!
    • £9.09
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  • Beautiful Quilling Step-by-Step

    Diane Boden-Crane

    Product Code: ATLYV
    Paperback
    In this title, four experienced paper crafters show you everything you need to make your own quilled characters, wildflowers and motifs to decorate your craftwork. This is a comprehensive source of innovative ideas, in which each of the many projects is accompanied by full step-by-step techniques. Start from the beginning, with clear explanations of the basics of quilling, and build up to make everything from chocolate drops to angels, it takes in frogs and hot air balloons along the way! It includes material from "Quilled Borders & Motifs" (Judy Cardinal), 9781844482085; "Miniature Quilling" (Diane Boden Crane), 9781844482054; "Three-Dimensional Quilling" (Jane Jenkins), 9781844482047; and, "Quilled Wild Flowers" (Janet Wilson), 9781844482184.
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  • Happy Campers Coloring Book

    Thaneeya McArdle

    Product Code: ATKZW
    Other
    Happy Campers is a colouring book for adults that contains 30 amazing art activities, all designed to take you on a delightful camping adventure involving patterning, shading and colouring. Each vibrantly detailed illustration of fun on the open road offers an easy way to de-stress, while allowing you to unleash the artist within.Thaneeya McArdle's transcendental art explores a visual language of shape, form, line and colour, and can be easily personalised with felt- tips, coloured pencils, crayons, gel pens or watercolours.Beautifully coloured finished examples are provided, along with a handy guide to basic art techniques, from patterning and combinations to shading and colour theory.This therapeutic colouring book is printed on high-quality, extra-thick paper that won't bleed through, and all of the pages are perforated for easy removal and display.
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  • The Art of Paper Quilling

    Claire Sun-Ok Choi

    Product Code: ATKZD
    Paperback
    With a focus on simple, elegant projects, "The Art of Paper Quilling" offers paper crafters a complete technique guide along with step-by-step project ideas for making beautiful framed pieces, cards, gifts and more. The designs are all built upon simple rolled coils of paper that when grouped together, form intricate flowers, graceful butterflies, and delicate scrollwork. Quilled designs can be framed or used to embellish greeting cards, books and journals, and many types of simple paper structures. Claire Sun-ok Choi is an expert paper artist who has influenced the revival of this fanciful art form with her inspiring exhibits and internationally known books.
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  • Paper Cuts

    Paper Panda

    Product Code: AMOKE
    Paperback
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    Louise Firchau is an expert paper cutter and owner of the renowned online paper cuts company Paper Panda. Her gorgeous designs are much sought after, and here are twenty of them - all created by Louise especially for the book, and all in her distinctive and exquisite style. Each project consists of a full-size template and a photograph of the finished design, together with tips on cutting, or how to display the finished item and a 1-5 difficulty rating. With notes on basic papercutting techniques at the start of the book, this is a must-have buy for paper cutters looking for new and original ideas, as well as Louise's numerous fans worldwide.
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  • Ready Steady Origami

    Didier Boursin

    Product Code: AAUAJ
    Paperback
    Learn the art of origami paper folding and make over 40 fun and functional models, with 112 free pull-out patterned papers provided. With easy to follow, step-by-step instructions and highly practical diagrams, even novice origamists will be quick to master these techniques. This title comes complete with 112 beautifully decorated pull-out origami papers so that you can get folding straight away.
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  • Japanese Origami

    Mari Ono

    Product Code: BZKSU
    Paperback
    Create 10 beautiful origami models with this Japanese Origami pack, which includes a 64-page book, plus 250 sheets of origami paper. The 64-page instruction book guides you step by step through each project, including a crane, water lily, rabbit, decorative spheres and more. Best of all, also included are 250 sheets of traditional origami paper to get you folding stunning creations straight away. All the basic folding techniques are also covered, so you will be able to create hundreds of models.
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  • Paper Quilling

    Elizabeth Moad

    Product Code: BLJWS
    Paperback
    Elizabeth Moad takes you through simple step-by-step techniques to show you how to make beautiful quilled cards, gift boxes, tags and wall art for family and friends. Modern motifs, vibrant papers and funky framing can be used to transform this ancient craft into contemporary designs that appeal to all ages. Elizabeth uses elements such as patterns and colour combinations as a starting point and then translates them into exciting quilling ideas. Using minimal equipment and featuring flowers, balloons, hearts, owls and more, create unique and lovely gifts for the special occasions in your life.
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  • LaFosse and Alexander's Origami Jewelry

    Michael G. LaFosse

    Product Code: BUWVK
    Paperback
    You'll be delighted at how quick, fun and inexpensive it is to make beautiful folded paper jewellery! Who knew that papercraft could be used to create such gorgeously wearable jewellery pieces? Learn to make lovely pendants, medallions, charms, bracelets, necklaces, and earrings in minutes by following the detailed instructions in this easy origami book from renowned origami artists Michael G. LaFosse and Richard L. Alexander authors of the bestselling Money Origami Kit and LaFosse and Alexander's Origami Butterflies Kit. The instructions and diagrams in this beginner origami book are easy to follow, and the 2 hours of step-by-step video instructions available on the free DVD, as a download or streamable online show you how to quickly fold and assemble the paper pieces into exquisite jewellery. The papers and other materials needed are inexpensive and available in every craft store. Mix and match the modular paper components into sophisticated ensembles, to create designs to match your hair, skin tone and wardrobe. You can coat all the pieces in this origami book with a simple starch-based paste, which provides remarkable strength and allows you to wear the jewellery for many years. LaFosse and Alexander's Origami Jewellery shows you how to make origami fashion jewellery that your friends will admire for its elegance, simplicity, and ingenuity.
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  • Origami Paper in a Box - Rainbow Patterns

    Tuttle Publishing

    Product Code: BURJE
    Paperback
    Make decorative papercraft models with this beautiful origami paper pack! These Rainbow Patterns are elegant, colourful and unique. Origami Paper in a Box Rainbow Patterns gives you a variety of rainbow coloured patterns and transforms them into origami folding paper. These paper packs make a great resource for all different kinds of folding, crafting, and scrapbooking projects. The package includes folding sheets as well as a book with instructions so that folders can start right away. This origami paper pack includes: 200 sheets of origami paper Double-sided colour Small size 6'' squares Origami basics introduction Folding techniques Instructions for 12 origami projects.
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  • Origami Paper 500 sheets Kaleidoscope Patterns 4 (10 cm)

    Tuttle Publishing

    Product Code: BUNZK
    Other
    This pack contains 500 high-quality origami sheets printed with 12 different colourful and attractive kaleidoscope prints. The handmade look of this paper was selected to enhance the creative work of modular origami artists and paper crafters. The pack contains prints unique to this package, which resemble geometric kaleidoscope patterns. There's enough paper here to assemble amazing modular origami sculptures, distribute to students for a class project, or put to a multitude of other creative uses. This origami paper pack includes: 500 sheets of high-quality origami paper 12 fun designs and patterns Small 4x4 inch squares Coordinating colours on the reverse side.
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  • Origami Paper 500 sheets Vibrant Colors 4 (10 cm)

    Tuttle Publishing

    Product Code: BUNAR
    Other
    This pack contains 500 high-quality origami sheets printed with 12 different vibrant colour combinations. The paper was selected to enhance the creative work of modular origami artists and paper crafters. This pack contains colours unique to this package, with coordinating colours on the reverse side to provide aesthetically pleasing combinations. There's enough paper here to assemble amazing modular origami sculptures, distribute to students for a class project, or put to a multitude of other creative uses. This origami paper pack includes: 500 sheets of high-quality origami paper 12 bright, saturated colours Small 4x4 inch squares.
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