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Overview "The Art of Giving" is filled with inspirational ideas and practical information for the discerning gift giver on how to achieve beautiful, artful, and thoughtful gifts. 220 full-color illustrations.
Publishers Description Gift giving is a universal custom, but in today's harried world many of us have moved away from the more considered and creative aspects of what should be a very personal act. It should be a gesture of love, friendship, celebration, acknowledgment, and thanks. "The Art of Giving" is filled with inspirational ideas and practical information for the discerning gift giver on how to achieve beautiful, artful, and thoughtful gifts. Taste, smell, and touch are the pivotal chapters. They draw on our capacity to indulge ourselves and those we love through each particular sense. Each chapter is filled with ideas and tantalizing images, as well as practical information on how to create and present wonderful gifts. Another chapter, on wrapping, will show you how to achieve expert finishing touches and inspired solutions to the most awkward of gift shapes. From handcrafted soaps and homemade potpourri to beautifully wrapped candies and an entire picnic for two, the endless variety of ideas in this book offer something for everyone. Turn to the back of the book for recipes, templates, diagrams, labels, and other do-it-yourself essentials to tell you how to do it all. For anyone who wants to create and give gifts that are more expressive, meaningful, and heartfelt than something grabbed off the shelf or ordered over the phone, "The Art of Giving "offers a wealth of inspiration and practical advice.
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More About Liezel Norval-Kruger, Tina-Marie Malherbe & Robbert Koene
Liezel Norval-Kruger is an international author and publisher specializing in visual communications and decor. She is the author of "Modern Soft Furnishings "and "Updated Country." Tina Marie Malherbe has worked in the magazine industry as a graphic designer and decor editor for fifteen years.