Paper Crafts

Transform simple materials into breathtaking paper art! Check out the Craftsy Paper Crafts Blog for impressive greeting card tutorials, dazzling scrapbook designs and inspiring project ideas.


The Start of Something Wonderful: 13 New Online Craftsy Classes

Posted by on Oct 29, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Drawing, Food & Cooking, Painting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Woodworking | Comments

Let's end October on a high note with incredible online learning! From quilting to cake decorating, you're sure to find the class to fit your creative aspirations.

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Using Distress Inks as Watercolors: A Fun Thank You Card Tutorial

Posted by on Oct 29, 2014 in Paper Crafts |

Watercolors have become a wildly popular medium in card making, but the idea of watercoloring by hand can be somewhat intimidating if you don't have much experience. If you're new to the watercolor scene, then you'll want to stick around for this paper craft project, which looks hand-painted but doesn't even require a paintbrush!

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The Craftsy Android App Is HERE…and It’s FREE!

Posted by on Oct 27, 2014 in All, Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Fiber Arts and Felting, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Painting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking | Comments

The wait is over! We’re so excited to announce that the Craftsy App for Android is live, and now, everything you love about Craftsy is available on the go! Enjoy unlimited access to high-quality classes with the world's best instructors, all from the your convenience of your Android device.

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Create Stunning Watercolor Leaves With Distress Inks and Dies

Posted by on Oct 25, 2014 in Paper Crafts | Comments

Being right in the middle of the glorious fall season, I find there is so much inspiration from all the beautiful colors of the leaves falling everywhere! With that in mind I wanted to create a card with the various colors of the fall leaves using my Distress Inks, watercolor paper and some leaf-shaped steel dies. Read on to discover a fun technique on how to make distress ink cards!

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Pumpkin Carving Tutorial: A Very Craftsy Jack-o’-Lantern

Posted by on Oct 24, 2014 in All, Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Embroidery, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Paper Crafts, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving | Comments

Show your maker pride! This Halloween carve the craftiest pumpkin on the block and be the envy of every crafter in town with our FREE pumpkin carving templates + tutorial!

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How to Make Ghostly, Glow-in-the-Dark Halloween Cards

Posted by on Oct 22, 2014 in Paper Crafts |

There's just something magical about anything that glows in the dark, don't you think? These handmade Halloween cards are fun when the lights are on, but they reveal a ghostly glow when the lights are turned low.

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