In this Bluprint Original series made in partnership with Michaels, get an inside look at some of our favorite makers — and learn some new techniques along the way.
Cake artist Rachael Teufel shares what ignited her passion for cake decorating, along with three simple yet beautiful buttercream textures.
Mixed media artist Jane Davenport shows you the joys of art journaling, plus one way to start a page in your own art journal.
Hear more about Rachael's journey to cake decorating and learn to make a textured gum paste bow to gussy up any cake.
Knitting ambassador Brett Bara reflects on her earliest memories, then shows you how to knit a color block scarf with chunky fringe.
Paper artist Kristen Johnson explains her passion for paper, as well as how to make paper flowers that brighten up any occasion.
Find out what inspires paper artist Kristen Johnson, plus how to create 3D paper butterflies using your Cricut® machine.
Paper artist Kristen Johnson shares her earliest memory of paper, as well as how to customize your own gift wrap.
Wall hangings are making a comeback. Join designer Brett Bara and learn to make an easy yarn wall hanging to brighten up any space.
Cake artist Rachael Teufel shows you how small cupcakes can make a big impression. Find out how to pipe three classic frosting styles and make a sugar leaf to top them off.
Artist and designer Adam Vicarel shares what he loves about hand lettering, then walks you through a simple composition.
Artist Adam Vicarel tells the story of his lifelong love of animals and demonstrates his easy method for painting your furry friend's portrait.
Cake artist Rachael Teufel shares her secrets to marbling fondant like a pro.
Find out what started Kristen Johnson’s fascination for paper, plus how to make a larger-than-life paper flower.
Keep your small dog, cat, hamster or iguana cozy with this easy-to-knit snuggle sack!
Designer Brett Bara loves working with granny squares. Find out why as she guides you to crochet a classic granny square that you can use for blankets, scarves, pillows and more.
Fiber artist Brett Bara shows you how to add a touch of yarn to your outfit by making a simple crochet necklace.
Artist Kristen Johnson explains why she loves decorating with paper flowers, then shows you how to make a hanging flower backdrop for any occasion.
Graphic designer Adam Vicarel shares the inspiration behind his first photo transfer, then shows you how to fashion your own piece of personal art with his simple method.
Artist Adam Vicarel reveals how honored he was to have his first painting hung on his parents’ "gallery wall," then shares how you can create a mixed media piece worthy of display.
Cake artist Rachael Teufel reminisces about her childhood vacation traditions, then shows you how to make adorable mermaid tail treats that you can customize for any occasion.