3 Ways to Use Acrylic Paint in Paper Craft Projects

Using Acrylic Paint in Paper Craft Projects

This week on Craftsy, I’m sharing three fun ways to incorporate acrylic paint in your handmade card and paper craft projects. Watercolors may be all the rage, but acrylic paints bring their own, awesome textures and effects to paper, and

DIY Simple Layered Die Cut Card + Free Templates @Craftsy

Make a Simple Layered Card + Free Templates

I used the fantastic cardstock from Gmund at LCI Paper – Sun Glow, Chartreuse, Cayenne, and Aqua here – and my handy dandy Silhouette Cameo to create this simple yet bold handmade card for my latest paper crafts project over

Back to School Freebies / Free Printables

Four Fab Back-to-School Freebies

The stores have been stocked to the gills with notebooks, pencils, and backpacks since July and, like it or not, the school year will soon be upon us. But no matter how you feel about the whole thing, I know

Pretty Paper Ribbon from Hester & Cook

Pretty Paper Ribbon from Hester & Cook

I am totally cravin’ these pretty paper ribbons from Hester & Cook, which are available in a number of lovely colors and patterns, including classic stripes, polka dots, and herringbone. Already imagining all of the awesome holiday (and beyond) packaging

Watercoloring with Pigment Ink DIY

How to Watercolor with Pigment Ink on Craftsy

I’ve really come to love watercoloring with ink over the past year or so but hadn’t ventured far beyond using Distress Inks to watercolor until recently, when I started playing around with pigment inks, too. The results that you’ll get

4th of July Free Printables & Paper Crafts

4 Fab Fourth of July Free Printables

The 4th of July is coming up this weekend, and these four fab and free printable projects will add fun and festive elements in red, white, and blue to all of your Independence Day cookouts, picnics, and firework-centered celebrations! Above,

Coloring with Ink : Make a Handmade Rainbow Card

Coloring with Ink : Make a Handmade Rainbow Card

I’m all about coloring with ink these days and, in my latest project for Craftsy, I’ll show you how to create this bright and cheery rainbow thank you card using only ink for color. Tsukineko Radiant Neon inks create an

Free Printable Father's Day Paper Craft Project Ideas

Free Printable Father’s Day Paper Craft Project Ideas

I’m finishing up this year’s Father’s Day features with a roundup of super awesome, dad-themed paper crafts and free printable goodies that are sure to add something special to your Father’s Day celebration. So, if you’re still looking for just

4 Fab (and Free!) Mother's Day Printables

4 Fab Mother’s Day Printables

Mother’s Day is on its way and, if you’re looking for some fun diy ideas that will add a special touch to your mom-themed celebration, then I think that you’ll dig this roundup of four fab (and free!) printables made

Printable Easter Hat Paper Craft by Smallful

Easter and Spring Printables by Smallful

I was absolutely delighted when the new Spring and Easter printables from Smallful popped up in my inbox last week. The sweet collection includes printable top hats and floral crowns with adorable bunny ears, as well as cute, egg-shaped dioramas

Charmies Cereal Box Card Kit Die Cuts | k.becca

The Lucky Charm Collection at K.becca

I recently released Lucky Charm, a new collection at k.becca that includes digital patterns (in bright and light colorways), digital stamps, and die cutting files that include this cereal-themed box card kit (you can also find this design in the

How to Make Shaker Cards, Three Ways | Paper Crave for Craftsy

How to Make Shaker Cards, Three Ways

I’m shakin’ things up in my latest tutorial for Craftsy, where I’ll show you three ways to make fun and colorful shaker cards. I’m really getting into the sequins with these cards – I mean, just look at those fantastic

Free Printable Valentine's Day Goodies

Free Printables for Valentine’s Day

In addition to all of the great Valentine’s Day paper crafts that are floating around the interwebs, there are also oodles of super cool freebies that you can download, print, and use to spiff up your V-Day celebration. Here are

4 Fab Valentine's Day Paper Craft Ideas

4 Fab Valentine Paper Craft Ideas

We’re in the final stretch leading up to the lovey dovey-ist day of the year, and this week I’ll be sharing some of the fun Valentine’s Day craft ideas and freebies that I’ve spotted in my recent travels on the

DIY Metallic Gold & Neon Pink "Cheers" Card | Paper Crave for @Craftsy

DIY Metallic Gold & Neon Pink “Congrats” Card

I used two of my current ink favorites, Hero Arts’ Neon Pink and Tsukineko’s Delicata Golden Glitz (the shimmeriest, most awesomest gold!), for my latest Craftsy project, a bright and fun “congrats” card that features a dotty, offset stamped background.

4 Fab DIY Holiday Paper Craft Ideas

DIY Holiday Paper Craft Ideas

There’s a wild and wonderful world of holiday paper crafts out there and, whether you’re looking to add a handmade touch to your Christmas decorations or putting together pretty holiday gift packages, you’re sure to find something that fits your

Snowman Snow Globe Shaker Card Cut Files | K.becca

Snow Globe Shaker Card Kits

I’ve really fallen for the shaker card trend that’s hot, hot, hot in the world of handmade cards this year and decided to throw my hat into the shaker card ring by designing a collection of holiday card kit cut