The magical yet traditional technique of paper cutting takes on new life in this exquisite tribute to a timeless craft. Artist Sharyn Sowell presents a wealth of information and patterns – from holiday motifs to nature-inspired designs – sure to delight any scrapbooker and crafter. Best of all, you’ll need only scissors, paper, and glue to create beautiful and delicate borders, attractive alphabets, flowery frames, and elaborate 3-D embellishments. With lavish photos illustrating every step, Sowell explains how to use vintage papers, work with patterns or freehand designs, and understand positive and negative space. More than 50 irresistible projects include an Easter paper chain, colorful Jolly Clowns birthday card, “Gone Fishing” scrapbook page, and delphinium blocks and borders. A gorgeous gallery of ideas provides additional inspiration.