About the author
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 traveled around the world. The authors are based in Sydney, Australia.
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 transform a drinks can into a Jamaican-style tin can drum. Give the Turkish whirling Dervish doll a spin, or make colorful coasters based on the designs of African flags. As you follow the easy-to-follow instructions and step-by-step photographs, you’ll make stunning crafts that you’ll want to keep forever or give as beautiful gifts.