Paper Cutting for Celebrations

100+ Chinese Designs for Festive Holidays and Special Occasions

Paper Cutting for Celebrations

Photographs by: Liu Shenghui / Translated by: Kayan Wong
Whether you are looking for a special birthday gift sure to surprise and delight, or a romantic and unusual gift for Valentine's to brighten your sweetheart's day, Paper Cutting for Celebrations is sure to provide wonderful and unique ideas!

Let your imagination shine as you design different papercraft projects suitable for nine occasions and holidays, including:
  • Birthdays
  • Baby Showers and Births
  • Weddings and Anniversaries
  • Valentine's Day
  • Mother's Day
  • Father's Day

From window decorations to ornaments, wind chimes to greeting cards, coasters to lanterns, Paper Cutting for Celebrations—and a pair of scissors—gives you everything you will need to create over 100 different paper cutting projects. Impress your friends and family with the beautiful and unexpected creations to be found in Paper Cutting for Celebrations.
  • Shanghai Press | 
  • 144 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781602201491 | 
  • April 2014

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