Interview with Crafted Avec Amour

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.

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The Art of Paper Design: Interview with Sarah Suplina

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!

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2022 Craft and Color Trends

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.

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Art of Paper Design – Interview with Amy Genser

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.

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