Project: Decorated Halloween Bags

Project: Halloween Bag

Dar’s Crafty Creations has directions for using vintage clip art, pattern papers and die cuts to decorate a plain brown bag and add a folded paper topper to a handled gift bag. These would be great large treat bags or a … Read More...

Free Class: Birthday Cards

Free Class: Birthday Cards

Craftsy is a great place to learn new crafting techniques, they offer on-line classes for many different crafts like jewelry, photography, quilting, cake decoration and paper arts too. They offer paid classes but also free mini class as well. Each … Read More...

Project: Halloween Mummy Card

Project: Halloween Mummy Card

Stop over at the Simon Says blog for direction to make this adorable Halloween card using Mama Elephant stamps and dies, how cute is that little mummy? You’ll find a detailed video tutorial with several stamping techniques like “second generation” stamping for adding depth, a … Read More...

Project: Halloween Clock

Project: Halloween Clock

I am so in love with this wonderful altered Halloween clock made by the Artful Maven! Starting with a blank clock (from Tim Holtz designs) there’s a tiny lighted lantern inside, painted metal embellishments around the outside edges, a paper pumpkin face and … Read More...

Tip: Handwriting on Cards

Tip: Handwriting on Cards

If you don’t have the perfect saying or sentiment to add to a card why not write it yourself? I know many of us, myself included, don’t particularly like our own handwriting but with a little practice and the right … Read More...

Project: Halloween Shaker Card

Project: Halloween Shaker Card

Punch some circle out of a fun vintage Halloween printed paper and add some trendy sequins behind it with acetate for an adorable Halloween shaker card. Michele Kovac shares a step by step tutorial for making one of these fun cards… Read More...

Project: Halloween Shrine

Project: Halloween Shrine

This wonderful Halloween shrine would make a perfect centerpiece to any Halloween table setting.  This mixed media art combines a shrine frame die cut, lots of stamped images, paint, book pages and more. Find more info on this fun altered art decor over … Read More...

Project: Mushroom Fairy Clock

Project: Mushroom Fairy Clock

I love anything to do with fairies, so this adorable mushroom fairy house altered clock really caught my eye! Using a chipboard album cover in the shape of a mushroom as the base Debi Tullier added stamps , papers and … Read More...