This title features 125 step-by-step papier-mache, decoupage, paper cutting, collage, decorative effects & paper construction projects shown in 700 photographs. It features a wide range of papercraft projects, from gifts for family and friends, and fun projects to make with children, to decorative ideas for around the home. It includes traditional crafts such as decoupage, paper cutting and quilling, with projects for special occasions such as Christmas, Valentine's Day and anniversaries. You can experiment with the full range of papers available today, from humble cardboard boxes and newspaper to delicate handmade Japanese paper. Over the centuries, diverse traditions of paper working have been developed all around the world. This book has gathered together over 125 papercraft projects for making at home, from paper construction projects to exquisite examples of decoupage, papier mache, paper cutting and collage. Projects include silhouettes, mirror frames, lampshades, screens, Christmas decorations, stationery, greetings cards, gift wraps, treasure boxes, children's toys, trays, ornaments, vases, plates and mobiles.A comprehensive section at the beginning of the book describes all the materials and equipment you will need, as well as essential paper working techniques.