11 ways to decorate with Paper snowflakes all winter long

Eleven Ways to Decorate With Paper Snowflakes All Winter Long

The holidays are over. The lights are unstrung, the ornaments are packed away, and all the Christmas cookies have been eaten. And my house looks a little sad. I need some winter decor and I need it fast! After a little searching, I’ve found eleven ways to decorate with paper snowflakes all winter long!  The same folded and snipped snowflakes that we all made in elementary school can be transformed into beautiful winter decorations for your home that you’ll be…

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Creative Space Organization Ideas

Real truth time. My work space is in a perpetual state of crazy. I would love to be the kind of person who can always keep her work space perfectly neat, but as my husband will tell you, I am not. No sir. I would rather have all my projects out where I can see them as I’m working, than have to clean up every day when I’m done. But saying all that, I still get a huge sense of…

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How to Make Mini Quilling Paper Snowmen

Autumn is over, so its time I figured out what design I could use as my in-package freebies for the next season. But since this is a really crazy time in the Craftery household, I took the easy way out and went to one of the themes I used when I first opened my Etsy shop…snowmen! I love snowmen in my home decor so the next logical step was to quill snowmen for my store! I’ve made a few different…

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12 Thanksgiving Paper Crafts for Kids 

I seriously love Thanksgiving, y’all. I love the turkey. I love seeing my family. I love the stuffing. I love the crisp, fall weather. I love the pies… (you can see where my mind is right now). But, really, spending time with our family, especially those who travel in from halfway across the country, is incredibly special to everyone in our house. Since the day is super exciting and there is always tons to do to get ready for the…

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How to Frame Quilling Paper Art

I get asked a looooot of questions about my quilling process and how I create my paper decor. I love to help and provide any information that I can about my technique, but what I get asked the most are questions about framing the finished product. How to frame, where to buy frames, and most often, can I just do the framing myself before I ship. Now I’ve taken care of the framing before, and I’ll happily do it again,…

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How to create Autumn Leaf Gift Tag

Falling Leaves Gift Tag Tutorial

Its time to send in my latest submission to The Crafty Mail! I had such a great experience the first time I had sent in some gift tags to the monthly handcrafted subscription service, The Crafty Mail, that I applied to send in some more sample tags to be sent out in the November box. Starting this October, Kelly from The Crafty Mail has designated themes for each box. And since I love a good theme, I jumped right on board!…

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My Most Used Quilling Tools

This post contains affiliate links. If you click on the links below and make a purchase, I may receive a small compensation to help me finance this site and keep coming up with awesome tutorials and tips! I only ever include links to companies and products that I trust and work with on a regular basis.  Paper quilling is one of the easiest and least expensive crafts for beginners. The rolling itself may take some practice, the basic tools are incredibly…

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10 Adorable Paper Crafts for New Babies

It’s celebration time in the Craftery house! We’re all so excited to welcome a brand new niece this week! Since the only girl on my husband’s side for a couple of generations has been our Bean, it’s so wonderful to add another sweet baby girl to the family! While I’ve got babies on the brain, I’m inspired to create a roundup of 10 adorable paper crafts for new babies. As far as my own quilling work, I created my custom…

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8 Sites and Pages That Want to Help Your Creative Business Get Noticed

When you’re trying to build your handmade business, one of the hardest parts is trying get your items in front of the eyes of the buyers. Trust me; I know the struggle. But since one of my goals this year has been to really put myself and my business out there, I’ve been consistently trying to search for those really active, beautiful sites that showcase curated features from shop owners. After doing a little research, I’ve pulled together a list…

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How to use Quilling for Scrapbooking

Not long ago I was approached to teach a quilling class for a local scrapbooking group. Because of my expertise (expert, me? what?!?!), I was going to help this group of ladies learn a few basic quilling techniques to create some embellishments to jazz up their scrapbook pages. I was so excited, ya’ll! I designed a simple idea to coordinate with the class’s monthly theme, which was Seaside. The best part of this new adventure was that I was also encouraged to…

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