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The Crafty Diva's D.I.Y. Stylebook

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The Crafty Diva's D.I.Y. Stylebook is filled with more than 50 all-new do-it-yourself craft projects that celebrate the many sides of tween girls. Snappy mini-chapters are organized by "style"-from animal lover and beautiful bohemian to party girl and flashy fashionista-each featuring three chic, affordable, step-by-step projects illustrated with whimsical illustrations and color photos. Coded as easy, moderate, or difficult, the projects utilize a variety of applications, giving girls a foundation of general craft experience and teaching them to turn the ordinary into the extraordinary. Packed with materials for the less experienced crafter, the book includes an introduction to craft tools and techniques, tips on creating a crafty corner in which to work, a crash course in doodling, and even a journal page and quiz to inspire each girl's unique creative spark. Helpful add-ons like a built-in ruler, color mixing chart, and inch/cm/ft conversion chart make it that much easier to get started. Whatever their skill level, tweens will love making, sharing, and showing off these fun, easy projects!

Crafts Include

. Message-in-a-bottle necklace

. Bubble gum soap bars

. Glitter lip gloss

. Mega mosaic mirror

. CD and trinket shelf

. Wacky wire rings

. Lunch-box collage purse

. Painted cellphone cover

. Matchbox movie-star shrine

. Rainbow hair wraps

. Filled with tips, tricks, and techniques to help budding crafters

. Targets the 30 million tweens (ages 8-13) who spend billions annually

. Author's artwork has been featured in Gourmet, Sunset, Latina, and Phoenix magazines


Used availability for Kathy Cano-Murillo's The Crafty Diva's D.I.Y. Stylebook

Hardback Editions

April 2004 : USA Library Binding

Title: The Crafty Diva's D. I. Y. Stylebook (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)
Author(s): Kathy Cano-Murillo
ISBN: 1-4176-5358-2 / 978-1-4176-5358-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Turtleback Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

April 2004 : USA Paperback

Title: The Crafty Diva's D.I.Y. Stylebook: "A Grrrl's Guide to Cool Creations You Can Make, Show Off, and Share"
Author(s): Kathy Cano Murillo
ISBN: 0-8230-6993-1 / 978-0-8230-6993-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Potter Craft
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA