Our latest interview features Samantha of Crafted Avec Amour. Samantha is a hobby crafter and stay-at-home mom who began paper crafting two years ago after creating paper flowers for her baby shower. With encouragement from her family, she tremendously improved her skills and turned this interest into an everyday hobby, creating colorful décor for her family members – tailored to all occasions. Read on for more DIY projects, crafting resources and inspiration from Samantha.
In this series of the Art of Paper Design, we interviewed Sarah Suplina. A full time middle school art teacher and professional paper artist — Sarah create small collages that are typically inspired by nature and the seasons. The collages, which she likes to call “snippets” are created by using pieces of painted paper, that are layered together to create lifelike shapes and textures.
Read on to learn more about Sarah and her amazing work!
Who’s ready for some crafting fun? With Easter only a few days away, here are some Egg-citing crafts that you can make for this occasion. All you need are some basic craft supplies and a whole lot of creativity! Read more to see 8 Egg-citing Easter Crafts in a guest post by Angelica, of Paper Blitz Online.
With the rollercoaster years of 2020 and 2021, this year, 2022, the trends cover a range of emotions, but most come back to the notions of personal well-being, individualism and being “extra” with everything you do. There are too many trends to cover in this blog, so we will share just a few of the ones we found to be interesting.
Perhaps the most magical thing about paper is how this simple material can be transformed in so many different ways. Paper crafting has taken on many forms in the hands of different cultures that have incorporated the medium into their folk art. Take a look below at some ways paper is used in art around the world!
Want to learn an easy method for creating Punch Needle projects? Try our Vanishing Fabric Transfers! They allow you to easily print and iron designs directly onto your fabric in a matter of minutes – no more hand drawing or tracing your patterns! Once you have that part down, now you can get to the fun part of creating your project. The possibilities are endless!
In this edition of Art of Paper Design, we interviewed Connecticut-based fine artist, Amy Genser. Having begun her paper-art journey over 20 years ago, Amy creates captivating artwork that has been commissioned in residences, businesses, and institutions across the country. Her work is constructed by layering, rolling, and cutting paper – combining it with various other materials to create large expansive pieces inspired by the environment around her.
2022 is estimated to have the highest number of weddings on record since 1984, and the modern bride is looking to have the wedding of their dreams without breaking the bank. A great way to cut on costs without compromising on style is to create your own DIY save the dates & wedding invites! Printing these pieces at home not only cuts costs, but also allows brides to be as creative and unique as they want to be, with any level of design experience.
Looking to print your own invitations and save the dates? Read our tips below to get started!
Our latest interview features a talented cardmaker and crafter who goes by RightbrainArt. After practicing art therapy as a method of recovery from a traumatic brain injury, she fell in love with the form of cardmaking and all of the creative freedom that it has to offer. She found art to be a fundamental part of her healing process, and in turn, has joined a part of a number of crafting design teams, and found a true sense community in the process!
Read on for more DIY projects, crafting resources and inspiration from RightbrainArt.
Our latest interview features DIY Wedding crafter, Jalonna Kearney-Rodgers. After creating lots of DIY projects for her own wedding, Jalonna found that it saved her time, energy, and reduced the stress of becoming engaged during a pandemic. A full-time high school educator, she now uses her free time to develop both her business and online community in hopes of fostering a space where other soon-to-be brides can learn and thrive.
Read on for more DIY projects, crafting resources and inspiration from BlueRoomBride.