The Big-ass Book of Crafts

The Big-ass Book of Crafts

Book - 2008 | 1st ed.
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Publisher: New York : Simon Spotlight Entertainment, c2008.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781416937852
Characteristics: 377 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 26 cm.

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tracebroyles
Jun 10, 2017

What is this guy's obsession with baby dolls and lady/bird statues. This is just a case of "glue this crap to that crap and call it art" - pathetic.

Radharc Jul 01, 2015

There are some rather cool projects in here, for a variety of skill levels. Sure, some look tacky, but there are plenty that look quite cool, too!

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hey44
Mar 03, 2015

Apparently you can judge a book by its cover. Tacky and cheap-looking, with a vulgar title, what you see is what you get with this book - tacky, cheap-looking, "craft" projects that in many cases are either poorly executed or badly photographed, or both. There were maybe a couple of things in this book that I would consider making, but I am sure I can find even better versions of them in better books.

When I was looking through this book I found myself wondering how garbage like this actually made it to print. The only reason I can think of is that the author must be well connected.

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misinformation
Dec 21, 2013

More fun than Martha Stewart! (I love ya Martha! But some of Martha's crafts seem designed for ladies who lunch.) I like that the projects seem a little bit messy and you can find most of the supplies at local hardware/fabric stores.

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Blondes_can_ReAd
Apr 03, 2012

The title and cover should of given you a hint this wasn't your mother's craft book. There is a lot of cute things for someone who has eclectic taste. Projects seemed easy, colourful and quirky. The Big Ass Book of Crafts would be a great gift for any teenager who's into DIY and crafting.

stacy83 Feb 08, 2012

There are alot of neat cheap to make craft things in this book, ziptie curtin seemed cool to me, cheap, easy, fun for young adults, teens, kids, batchelor and batchelorettes!

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ghostmeow
Oct 25, 2011

boring and tacky

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potculture
Dec 12, 2010

This book is AMAZING! Me and my friends are attempting nearly every project in this book! My first library renewal..Then, my mother is placing a hold at a different library branch. Yay!

I'm usually never impressed with craft books like I was this one.

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Kjarstar
Oct 13, 2010

This book had crafts that are pure crap. One of the crafts was a bead curtain, but instead of being the usual tacky ensemble put together with beads, it was made with THOUSANDS of zip ties. There was not a SINGLE item I would make.

OPL, please never buy another one of Mark Montano's publications.

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Blue_Dog_4997
Jun 27, 2013

Blue_Dog_4997 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 7 and 70

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