Author(s): Libby Abadee
Bring the great wide world into your own home with these 35 travel-inspired craft projects! Driven by a passion for travel, photography and craft, Libby Abadee and Cath Armstrong have created Craft It Up Around The World to inspire children to look at the world around them. They have designed 35 unique and enduring projects that represent different countries, all complete with fun facts. Discover how with simple kitchen ingredients you can make salt dough coins to evoke the magic of the Trevi Fountain in Rome, or a Times Square pencil tin on which to store your vacation magnets from New York. Give the whirling Dervish doll a spin, or banish stress with their 'No worries' worry dolls, inspired by Peru. As you follow the simple step-by-step instructions, you'll make stunning crafts that you'll want to keep forever or give as beautiful gifts.
Libby Abadee grew up in Bristol in south-west England. After an art foundation and a degree in journalism, she moved to Sydney, Australia, and became editor of an architectural magazine. She and Cath Armstrong now run a craft business together. Cath has a passion for both photography and craft and, like Libby, has travelled around the world.