When you think of origami, your mind might go straight to complex cranes and other intricate designs. But origami doesn’t have to be difficult. This DIY is SO easy and such a fun way to bring color and texture to a bland wall. Consider it the ideal origami project for beginners!
Paper flowers bring color and joy to any fete, and you'll learn how to make these oversized eye-catchers. From cutting, folding, and layering, to adding color and embellishments, Kristen has you covered.
Paper crafts are always a blast to do, but heat embossing adds a magic touch. This technique lets you add textured elements to your card stock or paper, using stamps, ink and special powders. (It's all about the melt!) You won't need too many supplies to get started, and the results are gorgeous. Get ready to see just what you can do.
It's my job to make parties look amazing on shows like Bring the Party and my own Bluprint DIY Party Decor class. (Yes, I have the best job in the world.) And not surprisingly, I have a hot glue gun in my hand pretty much every waking hour.
Part of the beauty of origami is its simplicity. Just crisp, flat paper and your own two hands, right? Almost. Origami is simple, and it's great to keep it that way. But rounding up a few specialized items can set you up for success, especially when you're just starting out.
Sure, there are about a bajillion fonts you could use for your project. But there’s still nothing quite like hand lettering to give your invitation or word art that extra-special touch. Before you get ready to put pen to paper, brush up on the different type of calligraphies. Yes, there are several!
Keeping a travel journal is a great way to preserve memories of both far-flung and close-to-home travels. You've probably already thought of filling your pages with stories and sketches, museum tickets and cafe menus. But how about some dirt? For real! Check out our tips for really capturing the spirit of a place.