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Digital Die Cutting 101: Paper Craft Embellishments and More

Digital die cutting machines have become an irreplaceable tool for many card makers, scrapbookers, and paper crafters because of the unique combination of flexibility and versatility they bring to the creative process. Let's explore the ins and outs of the world of digital die cutting to discover why these helpful machines have revolutionized the way in which many paper crafters create.

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How to Stretch Watercolor Paper to Prep It for Painting

So you’ve found the perfect watercolor paper for your next project. Before you prep your palette and grab your brush, you may have to stretch it. Most watercolorists do so before painting, especially when using a thinner variety, as the process expands the fibers of the paper so it doesn’t buckle or warp. After all,…

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6 Adorable Easter Crafts for a Very Hoppy Holiday

Bunnies, eggs, springtime — it’s time to bust out all things Easter. Whether you’re more of a traditionalist or like to mix up your craft style, these cute projects offer something for everyone. Hop to it! 1. Galaxy Eggs Your guests have never seen an Easter egg quite like this. Start with a coat of…

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DIY a Vertical Veggie Garden and Save Yourself Tons of Space

If you’re living that apartment life or are short on outdoor space, we have the best news: you don’t need a big plot of land to grow your vegetables. Instead, make your garden thrive vertically! Though you can’t grow every type of veggie on this wall (TBH, tomatoes might be too heavy for this design),…

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Brighten Your Space With an Ombré Origami Lamp Shade

With just a few folds, you can make the coolest lamp for your craft room — no stitching required. Just pick your three fave colors (we went for an ombré vibe) and get started! Origami Lamp Level: Easy What You Need Three sheets of paper, 25″ long Bone folder Paper trimmer Ruler Scissors Cutting mat…

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