GET CREATIVE! This new book celebrates hands-on creativity—and offers a real treasure chest of small crafts that even beginners can easily complete. All these projects are practical, pretty, and fun to make. Whatever an aspiring crafter’s dream—from decorating your home for the holidays to making boxes, binders, and invitations—it’s important to learn the basic techniques. This volume gets right back to the ABCs with detailed yet easy-to-understand information about choosing and using materials, working with the different tools, and selecting colors and decorative elements. Learn how to create handmade paper and paper mache; attach beads and spangles; dry and hot emboss; and much more!