The Paper Bride

The Paper Bride

Wedding DIY from Pop-the-Question to Tie-the-Knot and Happily Ever After

By Esther K. Smith

Potter Craft, Hardcover, 9780307407108, 144pp.

Publication Date: December 29, 2009


The one-stop guide to making a celebration that's all about you with ubiquitous, affordable, recyclable paper! Letterpress artist, designer, and once-bride Esther K. Smith inspires you with one-of-a-kind invitations, albums, guest books, and more.

Planning an elaborate event? A simple, sophisticated soiree? Or something wild and wonderful? Customize your wedding with fresh paper ideas from the author of the classic How to Make Books and the ingenious Magic Books & Paper Toys. Learn to make your own exciting, affordable mementos, invitation wraps, pop-up maps, save-the-date postcards, and party décor—projects with maximum impact that require only simple tools and basic skills .
New to paper crafts? Start with lined envelopes. Ready for a challenge? Learn to stitch special bindings for your guest book and photo album. There is even a project for the groom-to-be. Just grab the good scissors, choose your paper, and begin!
Smith's inventive techniques and no-nonsense wit will inspire you to make your own paper-perfect wedding.