A DIY Primer for the Design-Obsessed
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- Publication Date: March 3, 2015
- Imprint: STC Craft
- Trim Size: 8 1⁄2 x 9 1⁄2
- ISBN: 9781617691409
- Page Count: 176
- Illustrations: 150 color illustrations
- Rights: World/All
Design enthusiasts are bombarded with beautiful inspiration at every turn, but many lack the foundation necessary to re-create their dream projects. Materially Crafted is a must-have guide for design mavens seeking to develop their DIY chops, even if they’re embracing their crafty side for the first time. Victoria Hudgins, creator of the popular design blog A Subtle Revelry, uncovers the best and least intimidating ways to work with the most popular crafting materials—from spray paint and concrete to thread, wax, and paper—and presents more than 30 easy projects to get everyone started.
Peppered with Hudgins’s tips for “merrymaking the everyday” (using simple DIY ideas to live life more joyfully) plus inspirational photos of projects created by other prominent bloggers, Materially Crafted is an indispensable guide for a new generation of design enthusiasts looking to DIY their own distinctive style.
“Her book focuses on materials and great ways (including 30 main projects) to transform them into something special. I’ve already dog-eared a few pages to tackle this spring. . . . This hanging orb planter lets you show off your favorite plants and turn them into a dramatic hanging display—or just a single bold strand of statement.”design*sponge —
“This DIY primer is perfect for anyone embracing their crafty side for the first time (or those who just want to keep developing their design chops), like spray painting a chair, making wax bud vases, plaster monograms, French knot artwork, a plywood game table and much more.”HGTV.com —
About the author
Victoria Hudgins is the creator of the popular lifestyle blog A Subtle Revelry, where she shares simple ideas for merrymaking the everyday. She is the founding editor of the digital magazine Styld and has created an e-course on creating a profitable blog. She lives in Reno, Nevada, with her husband and two children.