How to Make  Envelopes with Scrapbook Paper (or Magazines, or Calendars…)
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How to Make Envelopes with Scrapbook Paper (or Magazines, or Calendars…)

Although I haven’t been crafting or creating too many fun things lately, my daughter has, so she gave me permission to share some of her creations–like these pretty envelopes. If you’d like to learn how to make envelopes from magazines, scrapbook paper, or any paper, really, read on. My daughter made her envelopes with scrapbook paper….

Modern Calligraphy and Copperplate: Pointed Pen Basics
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Modern Calligraphy and Copperplate: Pointed Pen Basics

Would you love to learn modern calligraphy with a pointed pen and/or more traditional pointed pen styles like copperplate?  This post will get you started with tips on supplies, books, and more.  Pointed pen calligraphy lends itself to so many projects – letters, notes, wall art, envelope art, tags, invitations, card making, and more. It…

Napkin Collage
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Napkin Collage

This weekend was fun and inspiring because I was able to attend a large rubber stamp event close to home. It was really a “paper art” event, though, because as you’ll see, this project did not involve rubber stamps at all! At this kind of event, I like to sit and participate in the demos…

Collage Card
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Collage Card

Papercrafting/ paper artistry is a part of who I am. A LONG time ago, I was the 12 year old girl with the pretty stationary, the fountain pens, the sealing wax kit, and a passion for penpals and diaries.  So it’s no surprise that I love calligraphy, card making, journaling, and scrapbooking. I made this…