Paper Craft Home

Paper Craft Home

ISBN 9781782216209
Publisher Search Press
Format BC Paperback
Dimensions 222mm x 222mm
Page Extent 128
Pub Date May 2018

Papercrafting is a perennial favourite among crafters it’s creative, accessible, and inexpensive, making it perfect for gifting. A blank sheet of paper offers limitless possibilities and unexpected ways in which it can be cut, scored, creased, shaped, and glued to transform an everyday material into something extraordinary and precious. In this book by renowned paper engineer and papercut product designer Sarah Louise Matthews, you will discover 25 gorgeous papercraft projects for home décor to make for yourself or as gifts for friends and family.

Start by learning the essential techniques, including papercutting, scoring, folding, shaping, and glueing, then dive straight into the myriad beautiful designs from pop-up cards and cake toppers to lampshades, fairylights and even a cuckoo clock! For the more complex designs, templates have also been printed in the book which you can scan or trace for a quick and easy start to your papercutting journey. Papercutting is one of the most popular crafts around, and no wonder with just a few tools you can draw beautiful designs with your scalpel and experience the relaxing, creative and rewarding experience of paperworking.

About the Author
Sarah Louise Matthews is a paper engineer and papercut product designer based in Nottingham, UK. With a degree in Textiles Surface Design, she has worked with various brands to create all manner of bespoke paper-engineered objects for photo shoots, visual merchandising, and events. Alongside this, Sarah designs and makes her range of contemporary paper-cut stationery, decorations, and artwork, which she sells online. Her innovative and playful paper designs explore cutting, folding, gluing, and interlocking, and take inspiration from nature and architecture.

Sarah’s work has appeared in print and online in magazines including Mollie Makes and Uppercase, and was featured as part of Etsy’s 2013 Christmas Campaign. For further information go to

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