Posts Tagged ‘paper’

Tute Tuesday: Liquid Starch Paper Marbling

Nothing says fancy and whimsical like stylized marbled paper. The only problem is that it can be so expensive! Not anymore thanks to cebsme and their tutorial for Liquid Starch Paper Marbling . You most likely have everything you need for this craft in your stash. The only big cost is the starch and you […]

Tute Tuesday: Liquid Starch Paper Marbling

Sure emails and texts are quick, but there is something about getting a card in the mail that just makes people smile. Sending a one of a kind card to a good friend will let them know how much you truly care about them. The card is meant just for them and there is not […]

Spotlight on: Dioramas

Did you ever have to build a diorama for a school project? In 5th grade we had to enter the Science Fair and my project was the Solar System. You know, back when Pluto was a planet.Those were the days, but I digress. Ever since then I have been fascinated with dioramas. Dioramas are small […]

Aging Paper Tutorial

Creative thoughts from Craftster Guest Blogger SevsOnlyGirl… Have you ever wondered how those amazing Papercrafters get their pages to look old? There’s a lot of techniques, but member microjivvy decided to share her favorite technique with us. This is an awesome and simple method to age papers for use in ATC’s, scrapbooks, just about anything! […]

Shaving Cream Cards – Oldies but Goodies

Creative thoughts from Craftster Guest Blogger MareMare… I love this project from 2004! candycanechild shares this technique for making marbled paper using shaving cream and food coloring. I think this would be a fun (possibly messy) project to try with kids! In fact, it may be a great way to make thank you cards with […]

Mr X Stitch Presents: The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – Peter Crawley

Welcome to the Cutting (& Stitching) Edge! I’m Mr X Stitch and I’ll be your guide to the best in contemporary embroidery. Each week I’ll showcase someone who is rocking the world of embroidery and textiles. ——————– Peter Crawley stitches on paper. Of course it’s never just as easy as that – Peter creates sublime […]

Home Sweet Home: Paper Wall Art

With just a few pieces of paper, scissors and tape, you can create striking and beautiful decor for your home. MsJeshka shared with us her living room adorned with Valentine’s Day Wall Art. I’d love to try this with huge polka dots in vibrant scrapbook paper designs. To see this project on Craftster click here: […]

CrafTATstic: Craft Tattoos – sf craftster’s Paper Crane

It’s pretty rare that you see a papercrafting tattoo, but sf craftster has a gorgeous one! She has a simple but beautiful origami paper crane tattoo. Just clean straight lines but there is beauty in the simplicity!

Home Sweet Home: Tile Coasters

With a few ceramic tiles, some interesting fabric or paper and a little adhesive, you can have a fabulous coaster set in no time at all. WildeHeart2105 shared her beautiful damask tile coasters with us. Tie them with a simple bow and you have a housewarming gift ready to go! To see this project on […]

Wear It This Weekend: Paper bead bracelet

As much as I hate to say it, the holiday season is pretty much upon us. So this week I wanted to share a super simple project to give you a break from the oncoming crafting bonanza you may bracing for. MissVan722 shared this easy way to upcycle newspaper into a great little bracelet. You […]

Paper iPhone

Randomly Spotted on the Galactic Interweb… So I really love iPhones and I really want one! Unfortunately as much as I love them I can’t really afford one right now. But with a lot of time and patience I could just make a miniature one out of paper! Well, I probably couldn’t make one but […]

Book Introduction: Paperie for Inspired Living

We are very happy to introduce another book from our awesome sponsors at Potter Craft. This one is Paperie for Inspired Living, by graphic designer Karen Bartolomei. This lovely book is full of elegant paper projects for sophisticated entertaining. Using examples of festive occasions, such as a Parisian dinner party, wine tasting, Oscar Night party, […]

Tute Tuesday: How to Make Paper

For this week’s Tute Tuesday, enakitty shows us an easy way to make paper using items you may have around the house. This easy tute is a great way to recycle junk mail and other scrap paper. It’s perfect for cards, invitations, and other craft projects. You can also mold your paper around a bowl […]

Featured Swap Gallery: Chunky Houses

One of my favorite swap themes here on Craftster is Chunky Houses. We have some seriously amazing paper artists among our members and I just love the little villages they create with their fantastic little houses. This featured gallery is Chunky Houses round 3. .Take a look at all the amazing little houses, each with […]

Winner of Craft Challenge #39 – Repurpose a Catalog

This month, our challenge was Repurpose a Catalog. The challenge was to craft something from any catalog you get in the mail. Finally some ideas to reuse all of those yarn and flower seed catalogs! The winner of this month’s challenge, Nuraeariel, decorated a previously dismal table into a work of art titled, “Rainbow Collage […]