The Paper Book 187 Things to Make Author:Don Munson, Allianora Rosse Let's make things with paper! It's fun, it's rewarding, and it's economical. The beautiful, amusing, and useful things described in this book can all be made from the kinds of paper that everyone has around the house -- with only an occasional assist from the stationary or art store. Good scissors, glue and a steady hand -- and you're in busines... more »s.
For fun there are kites and model planes that fly, boats that sail; mobiles and origami; dolls and dolls' houses, even a whole toy village with buildings, trees and animals. Why not try gay aprons and hats, fancy dress costumes for children's parties or even grown-up ones? Brighten up the house with new lampshades, place mats, cache pots and decorative boxes. At Christmas deck the halls and trim the tree with paper fantasies, and all the year round use bright flowers in decorator colors -- you could even invent some new flowers. For party favors that are different or gifts with an original touch, make them with paper.« less