Sunday, April 11, 2010

More New Books!!!!

We've ordered some beautiful, brand new books for the Artist's Marketplace that  you should definitely  check out......

They are inspiring and great for springtime craft-making!

Sweater Surgery---- Gives great ideas for re-configuring old sweaters. And it's not just cold-weather projects, they also have cute dresses, bags, light tops, and jewelry!

Mixed-Media Collage: A beautiful book that explores many approaches to collage including sewing and 3D projects.  Use your own ephemera and supplement it with some of our vintage magazines and delicate papers.

Altered Clothing is a funky fresh book with great ideas for re-vamping your closet.  Use clothes you already have, add some fun fabric from The Scrap Exchange, or grab some more clothes from the thrift store!

1000 Ideas for creative Reuse---- An incredible visual dictionary of 1000 creative reuse projects.  It will certainly inspire you! Also features local artist Bryant Holsenbeck on the cover.

Green Guide For Artists: Do you want to produce your art in a more eco-conscious way?  This book has advice for artists and includes non-toxic paint and glue recipes, "green" project ideas, and an extensive resource list for artists.

This book is so fun! Good Mail Day is a great reminder that Snail Mail should be utilized for creative purposes! This book has lots of fun projects for mail art, templates, stickers, and a myriad of inspiring example letters.

Re-Bound explores the varied possibilities of book making.  From simple to complicated, this book will have you making your own beautiful handmade books in no time.  Book making  is a great way to utilize our interesting paper selection here at the Scrap Exchange!

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