Make and Give

Simple and Modern Crafts to Brighten Every Day
With bold infographics, bright colors, and modern design, the thirty-five projects in this book are unique and inspiring. Covering a wide range of techniques, from simple prints and sewing to paper cutting and painting, both beginner and advanced crafters will find something to create. Whether it is a candy necklace for your child, a nickname handkerchief for your best friend, or a desk surprise for your coworker, these crafts are easy, fun, and meant to be shared with the people you love.


Author Bio
Erin Jang

Erin Jang is a graphic designer and illustrator who has been an art director at magazines like Martha Stewart Living and Esquire and now designs at her own studio, The Indigo Bunting. Her design projects include posters for Land of Nod and Urban Outfitters, a stationery collection for Paperless Post, and illustration and design work for publications such as Real Simple and the New York Times Magazine. Her design work has received numerous awards and recognition by annuals such as PRINT and The Society of Publication Design, and her crafts and paper goods are regularly featured on sites like Design*Sponge, Oh Joy! and Cup of Jo. She lives in New York City, where you can find her biking with her husband and two-year-old son, looking for a great meal to eat and illustrate.

Steph Hung

Steph Hung is a craft stylist and designer with an education in clothing design and a background in home decoration. A former editor at Martha Stewart Living, she developed well-loved holiday and craft content for the magazine, blog, and special interest publications. She was the first craft stylist to be represented by Pat Bates and Associates, a high-profile creative agency in New York City. She has worked for Better Homes and Gardens and the Wall Street Journal and was a regular contributor for the popular website Oh Happy Day. She loves biking and farmers’ markets and can’t wait to host another book swap.

Imprint: Roost
ISBN: 9781611801484
Publication Date: 09/15/2014
Page Count: 208
Size: 7.25 x 7.75

"Make & Give is fun, approachable, and upbeat. It's chock-full of clever (and affordable!) projects that prove just how exciting and easy do-it-yourself gifts can be." —Grace Bonney, author of Design*Sponge at Home

"I'm thrilled to have this book as a part of my library. The projects are sweet and thoughtful. They remind you that making something for someone else really is the best feeling ever." —Joy Cho, Founder and Creative Director of Oh Joy!

"Make & Give not only offers a drool-worthy collection of amazing crafts, but it's also beautifully designed and organized, which makes it a great gift itself. A+ to the crafty duo!" —Sarah Goldschadt, author of Craft-a-Day and Pom-Poms!

"The ideas in Make & Give are both original and brilliant but are completely doable, making this the best craft book I've seen in years. It is a must-have for any crafter's library." —Jordan Ferney, creator of Oh Happy Day

"I heart Erin + Steph and I heart their kind of smart, whimsical craft: the kind that's loaded up with love and that anyone can make. Their projects are fantastically simple and simply genius. Make & Give is full of why-didn't-I-think-of-that! ideas with a unique sense of humor and graphic gotchas." —Vanessa Holden, Creative Director at West Elm

"Make & Give is full of bright and playful projects that are so easy to makeā€”and even more fun to do. For years to come, you'll return to these colorful, creative ideas for gifts, parties, and craft activities." —Marcie McGoldrick, Crafts Editorial Director at Martha Stewart Living

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