In just a weekend, crafters can get their creative juices flowing with this goldmine of creative techniques and projects-448 jam-packed pages worth of great ideas. Every one is fun, easy to complete, and doesn't require a major investment of time or money. Use dried flowers in new and unique ways to enhance cards and candles, and to create lovely aromatic coasters. Out of paper come beautiful photo storage boxes, Japanese washi bracelets, and even a chic checkerboard. The quilting section features a score of practical and exquisite items, including silk pillbox hats and embroidered window valances. And with the ideas for macramé, metal embossing, and decorative finishes for furniture found here, anyone will achieve fantastic results, and become a skilled crafter, too.