Paper is fun. Paper is creative and interactive. Paper is educational. Even with a shift to “digital” paper remains essential in our everyday lives. Paper is sustainable. Paper employs. Throughout our blog we explore paper, the people behind the paper, the many uses of paper, the environment, industry news and more.
Fall is here – and that means it’s time for cozy sweaters, pumpkin spice, and free autumn crafts from PrintWorks! These projects include great DIY home decor ideas to get your home ready for the season! We also have some fun party decorations, perfect for fall birthdays and other special occasions!Details
Crafting, while fun and rewarding, can be lots of work. There the act of putting together a piece itself – but when you sell these crafts there is lots more work to be done! From marketing your crafts to keeping track of orders, to shipping – there are plenty of skills to be learned. We decided to speak with Angelica of Paper Blitz to learn about how she goes about the craft packaging process – and share her tips for success with the rest of the crafting community!Details
Get your students excited about the new school year with these crafty back to school projects. They’re a great way to welcome them back and also show them that you’re the cool teacher!Details
Embroidery is the art of embellishing fabric by using a needle and thread. There are lots of techniques including cross-stitching, outline embroidery, patchwork, and more! The art has been practiced for thousands of years and remains popular today. Read on for a brief history of the ancient art!Details
In this series of the Art of Paper Design, we interviewed Naomi J Kendall – a Somerset, England based paper artist who creates geometric artworks by folding and weaving thin pieces of paper together. Read on to learn more about Naomi and her artistic process!Details
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.Details
Looking to make patriotic crafts, cards, and gifts? Look no further! Get ready for the holidays with our free Americana printables and projects! These adorable patriotic crafts are perfect for the Fourth of July, as well as Labor Day, Memorial Day, Veteran’s Day, and any other time of year.Details
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!Details
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.Details