Take a break from the straight and narrow and free yourself up to make some mistakes. Today, try setting aside your scissors and focus, instead, on torn paper, soft edges, and coloring outside the lines.
A handmade cookbook full of treasured family recipes is a thoughtful gift for Mother's Day or for a newly married couple. You can make it as simple and homemade or as sleek and professional as you like!
Jeff_Rudell, contributor | October 26th, 201211 comments
I wouldn't hesitate to put extra care and attention into wrapping a present, so why should a cake be any different? Cutting a silhouette is not difficult. If you have paper, pencil, scissors (or X-Acto knife), and an interesting design, you’re more than halfway there. Simply draw out your design, and start cutting.
Jeff_Rudell, contributor | August 24th, 201213 comments
A simple paper technique (with a fancy French name) helps turn inexpensive objects into a luxurious, one-of-a-kind object d'art. Our paper guy shows you how to dress up your home accessories without breaking the bank.
These yarn-based buttons look cute on a knitted or crocheted sweater, or make them to decorate a bag, hat, or scarf. They're a great way to use up scrap yarn, and easy to make once you've mastered the basics.
Jeff_Rudell, contributor | January 10th, 201141 comments
Art is for the ages, but paper is for the here and now! Embrace its ephemeral nature and even turn it to your advantage. Putting a little time into something that's not meant to last can yield wonderful results.