paper crafts

Learn to Make Beautiful Paper Flowers

how to make paper flowers

Ever wonder what the secret was to making beautiful paper flowers that look real?  Maria Noble has just released her latest book, Paper Flowers, that shows you how to make 100 different realistic flowers! As a paper artist, I’m always looking for inspiration.  So I was thrilled when Maria contacted me and asked me to […]

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Paper Crafts- Quilled Butterfly in a Jar Tutorial

quilled butterfly in a jar

Try your hand at paper crafts!  This beautiful butterfly in a jar not only is a great way to recycle, but makes a fabulous conversation piece.  Paper quilling with colored cardstock and a recycled jar! So I have this thing about throwing perfectly good things away.  Like pickle jars.  I love those huge kosher dill […]

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2 Quilled Projects Featured in Crafts ‘n Things Magazine!

crafts n things magazine

I am very excited to announce that two of my craft projects have been featured in this month’s Crafts ‘n Things Magazine!  Two of my favorite projects, my Quilled Paisley Monogram, and my Quilled Butterfly in a Jar! The June issue of Crafts ‘n Things Magazine is on newsstands right now!  It features the quilled […]

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Five Unusual Paper Art Tutorials from the Sitcom!

paper art crafts

I enjoy paper art for many reasons.  Paper is easily manipulated and can be made into an unlimited number of things.  It can be colorful and as I’m sure you know, I do love color.  But the most impressive thing I find about paper is that it is cheap!  The tightwad inside me just loves […]

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5 Unique Paper Crafts

5 unique paper crafts

The Sitcom specializes in unique, one-of-a-kind craft tutorials, and with over 100 tutorials to choose from, sometimes it can be difficult to decide where to start.  So, I thought I’d show you five of my favorite unique paper craft tutorials.  Each of these projects take just pennies to make.  They range from incredibly easy to […]

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5 Unique Monogram Tutorials

monogram tutorials

Need to make a unique gift for someone?  Want to personalize a room or a wall?  Well, monograms are a great way to show your individuality!  I have several unique monogram tutorials to choose from here on the Sitcom.  And then I decided to throw in a few more from around the web.  So pick […]

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The David Tutera Celebrate Line creates amazing things!

This past month, I was the happy recipient of a package from David Tutera’s Paper Crafts.  I was asked to sort through the box, play with it some and then let you know about David Tutera’s Celebrate Cardmaking Line.  This line is exclusive to Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores.  Well, they certainly didn’t have to […]

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Faux Metal Wall Art (Including Free Patterns!)

faux metal wall art created from recycled tp tubes

This faux metal wall art project was originally published on The Sitcom in December 2010, and was recently featured in the August issue of Crafts ‘N Things Magazine along with my free patterns.  Who knew that a bunch of toilet paper tubes and an idea would become so big?  Yep, I said toilet paper tubes. […]

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Creating colorful bookcovers with AstroBrights Paper!

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This post brought to you by Astrobrights Papers by Neenah Paper. All opinions are 100% mine. With school time just around the corner, the nice folks at AstroBrights papers asked me to come up with a back to school craft project that incorporates their brightly colored paper.  AstroBrights Papers come in 23 bright colors and are perfect […]

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Recycled Crafts- Cut Paper Art from recycled magazines!

recycled magazine craft cut paper art

Another way to recycle magazines and create beautiful artwork at the same time, this cut paper art is not only colorful, but very easy to make!  So gather up your old magazines and I’ll show you how to make this recycled craft! About once a month, I meet with my mom, sister and whoever else […]

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