Category Archives: Paper craft

Cutting, gluing, scribbling, writing, marbeling and using paper in all kinds of ways. Yey!

Christmas Paper Crafting

We got copies of a Swedish craft book called Julpynt, Christmas Crafting for fold, cut and paste nerds like you and me. And it’s filled with pretty patterned papers. My favorites from this book are the garland stripes with owls, … Continue reading

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December Daily Art Journal | Making Pages

I am continuing to work on my December Art Journal today, and talking a bit about making the pages. I am making a spiral bound notebook, so there is no folding of signatures here, but instead, it’s cutting different kinds … Continue reading

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Starting a December Journal

We are well into the last month of the year, December. In addition to gingerbread baking and window decorating I think you should consider making yourself a December Journal. It really brightens the mood, and makes the days a bit … Continue reading

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Collecting Christmas Papers

Right now my desk is filled with paper projects. It’s the end of the year feelings, where I go through boxes of stuff and decide on what I want to work on, finish, or leave behind. It’s a way of … Continue reading

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Book binding | Make Book Pages from a Brown paper bag

Sharing one of my book binding secrets with you guys today! I know my plan was to mostly use watercolor papers in my next art journal, but I found all these pretty paper bags in my stash… So I thought … Continue reading

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Binder Transformation

I love finding office supplies at the thrift store! Sometimes I’ll find postcards or a pile of unused notecards, but not often. I love all kinds of vintage paper finds, but thrifting them doesn’t happen that often around here. Though … Continue reading

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Video | Cut and Paste Index Card Collage

Let’s have some cut and paste fun together, shall we? My friend Tammy asked me to do a guest post on index cards for her annual summer challenge, ICAD: Index Card A Day last year, and then again this year! … Continue reading

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Making a few Extra Postcards

To some of you I know that the thought of making 10 postcards can be overwhelming, but if you give it time its very doable. You start with a background, painting it or finding it (cutting out a pretty paper … Continue reading

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Print your own Sticker Labels

I have had some white perforated label sheets in my drawer. You know the rectangular kind with sticker backs, the ones that you’re supposed to feed through your home printer to make address- or jam labels? Oh, well how do … Continue reading

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Postcard Video Inspiration

I put together a video of me and my friend making postcards together. We were painting, gluing down tissue paper and having a blast! Later I came back to my pile and added some word poetry. I think I will … Continue reading

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