Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Books Books Books!!

Hey Everybody!

We've just received a shipment of Brand New Books! This awesome selection of books will inspire even the most seasoned artist or crafter and are definitely worth checking out. You can find them in the Artists' Marketplace section of the store.... Great Gifts!

Who's Your Dada? by Linda and Opie O'brien teaches you how to make whimsical toys out of recycled materials.

Sweater Surgery by Stefanie Girard has great project ideas for making accessories and clothing out of old sweaters.... just in time for Fall.

Mixed Media Collage by Holly Harrison has beautiful paper project ideas that would be fun to execute with Scrap Exchange materials.

Material World by Cat Wei gives instructions for fun projects that will splash up your house--- perfect things to make with some super fly Scrap Exchange fabric finds!

Altered Clothing by Kathleen Maggio helps you reinvent old clothing into a funky new wardrobe.

Featuring Durham artist Bryant Holsenbeck's work on its cover, 1000 Ideas for Creative Reuse by Garth Johnson is an incredible visual dictionary of Creative Reuse projects large and small. Truly inspirational. Also, author Garth Johnson is the keynote speaker at Reuse Conex (, the first national reuse conference which is being held October 18-20th in RALEIGH!!!

Green Guide for Artists by Karen Michel gives tips and recipes for how to keep your studio safe and earth-friendly.

Print & Stamp by Traci Bunkers is a fantastic book that demonstrates how to make lovely stamps out of everyday objects.

Inspired yet!? I want to buy one of each! Come on down to the Scrap Exchange and see for yourself how amazing these books are!

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