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Paper Arts

with Alton DuLaney
Learn professional gift-wrapping tips, discover the joy of pop-up greeting cards and spice up your living space with trendy paper decor.

Whether you have gifts to wrap, a home to decorate or cards to send, TV personality Alton Dulaney will teach you how to create fun and easy paper crafting projects. You'll learn advanced gift-wrapping techniques, pop-up and greeting cards, paper flowers, book folding, entertaining and decor projects. Turn everyday materials like old maps, books and brown paper bags into classy book covers, personalized cards and framed works of art. You'll come away with the expert skills to create the tuxedo, purse, and crisscross wraps. Learn how to use tissue paper and card stock to create paper flowers, pompoms and garlands and decorate for holidays or special occasions. For that special party, you'll learn how to create your own pop-up invitations and personalize a bottle of champagne. The paper possibilities are endless!

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Lesson plan


Lesson 1. Introduction

  • Alton introduces you to the topics and projects covered in this class.


Lesson 2. Basic Gift Wrapping


Lesson 3. Advanced Gift Wrapping


Lesson 4. Pop-Up & Greeting Cards


Lesson 5. The Written Word


Lesson 6. Paper Flowers


Lesson 7. Entertaining with Paper


Lesson 8. The Book


Lesson 9. Wallpaper


Lesson 10. Paper Decor


Lesson 11. It's a Wrap


Lesson 12. Bonus: Tools of the Trade

"Stylish and elegant craft projects. Enjoyed the teacher and his materials. Most fun and think it will be more and more fun since so many subjects were covered that the class project possibilities are infinite! This will become a go to on the website for gift ideas. Cheers, and again, take this class, well worth every penny and then some!"
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