1h 33min beginner

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.

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Episode descriptions

Rachael Teufel: Textured Buttercream
1. Episode: Rachael Teufel: Textured Buttercream
4min

Cake artist Rachael Teufel shares what ignited her passion for cake decorating, along with three simple yet beautiful buttercream textures.

Jane Davenport: Art Journaling
2. Episode: Jane Davenport: Art Journaling
5min

Mixed media artist Jane Davenport shows you the joys of art journaling, plus one way to start a page in your own art journal.

Rachael Teufel: Gum Paste Bow
3. Episode: Rachael Teufel: Gum Paste Bow
5min

Hear more about Rachael's journey to cake decorating and learn to make a textured gum paste bow to gussy up any cake.

Brett Bara: Fringed Scarf
4. Episode: Brett Bara: Fringed Scarf
5min

Knitting ambassador Brett Bara reflects on her earliest memories, then shows you how to knit a color block scarf with chunky fringe.

Kristen Johnson: Flower Magnets
5. Episode: Kristen Johnson: Flower Magnets
4min

Paper artist Kristen Johnson explains her passion for paper, as well as how to make paper flowers that brighten up any occasion.

Kristen Johnson: Metallic Butterflies
6. Episode: Kristen Johnson: Metallic Butterflies
5min

Find out what inspires paper artist Kristen Johnson, plus how to create 3D paper butterflies using your Cricut® machine.

Kristen Johnson: Custom Gift Wrap
7. Episode: Kristen Johnson: Custom Gift Wrap
5min

Paper artist Kristen Johnson shares her earliest memory of paper, as well as how to customize your own gift wrap.

Brett Bara: Wall Hanging
8. Episode: Brett Bara: Wall Hanging
5min

Wall hangings are making a comeback. Join designer Brett Bara and learn to make an easy yarn wall hanging to brighten up any space.

Rachael Teufel : Cupcake Basics
9. Episode: Rachael Teufel : Cupcake Basics
5min

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.

Adam Vicarel: Hand-Lettering Basics
10. Episode: Adam Vicarel: Hand-Lettering Basics
5min

Artist and designer Adam Vicarel shares what he loves about hand lettering, then walks you through a simple composition.

Adam Vicarel: Dog Painting
11. Episode: Adam Vicarel: Dog Painting
5min

Artist Adam Vicarel tells the story of his lifelong love of animals and demonstrates his easy method for painting your furry friend's portrait.

Rachael Teufel: Marbled Fondant
12. Episode: Rachael Teufel: Marbled Fondant
4min

Cake artist Rachael Teufel shares her secrets to marbling fondant like a pro.

Kristen Johnson: Giant Paper Flower
13. Episode: Kristen Johnson: Giant Paper Flower
6min

Find out what started Kristen Johnson’s fascination for paper, plus how to make a larger-than-life paper flower.

Brett Bara: Knit Snuggle Sack for Pets
14. Episode: Brett Bara: Knit Snuggle Sack for Pets
4min

Keep your small dog, cat, hamster or iguana cozy with this easy-to-knit snuggle sack!

Brett Bara: Granny Square Basics
15. Episode: Brett Bara: Granny Square Basics
5min

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.

Brett Bara: Easy Crochet Necklace
16. Episode: Brett Bara: Easy Crochet Necklace
4min

Fiber artist Brett Bara shows you how to add a touch of yarn to your outfit by making a simple crochet necklace.

Kristen Johnson: Paper Flower Wall Hanging
17. Episode: Kristen Johnson: Paper Flower Wall Hanging
4min

Artist Kristen Johnson explains why she loves decorating with paper flowers, then shows you how to make a hanging flower backdrop for any occasion.

Adam Vicarel: Photo Transfer
18. Episode: Adam Vicarel: Photo Transfer
5min

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.

Adam Vicarel: Mixed Media Basics
19. Episode: Adam Vicarel: Mixed Media Basics
5min

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.

Rachael Teufel: Mermaid Treats
20. Episode: Rachael Teufel: Mermaid Treats
5min

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.

About the Teacher

Michaels + Bluprint
1. Episode: Rachael Teufel: Textured Buttercream 4min
2. Episode: Jane Davenport: Art Journaling 5min
3. Episode: Rachael Teufel: Gum Paste Bow 5min
4. Episode: Brett Bara: Fringed Scarf 5min
5. Episode: Kristen Johnson: Flower Magnets 4min
6. Episode: Kristen Johnson: Metallic Butterflies 5min
7. Episode: Kristen Johnson: Custom Gift Wrap 5min
8. Episode: Brett Bara: Wall Hanging 5min
9. Episode: Rachael Teufel : Cupcake Basics 5min
10. Episode: Adam Vicarel: Hand-Lettering Basics 5min
11. Episode: Adam Vicarel: Dog Painting 5min
12. Episode: Rachael Teufel: Marbled Fondant 4min
13. Episode: Kristen Johnson: Giant Paper Flower 6min
14. Episode: Brett Bara: Knit Snuggle Sack for Pets 4min
15. Episode: Brett Bara: Granny Square Basics 5min
16. Episode: Brett Bara: Easy Crochet Necklace 4min
17. Episode: Kristen Johnson: Paper Flower Wall Hanging 4min
18. Episode: Adam Vicarel: Photo Transfer 5min
19. Episode: Adam Vicarel: Mixed Media Basics 5min
20. Episode: Rachael Teufel: Mermaid Treats 5min

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