Tag: Flowers

The Perfect Mother’s Day Art Project

There is no better way to honor the mothers in your life than with a gift of art. This Mother’s Day art project works a few different ways: You can make a beautiful work of art for your favorite mother, make the project with your favorite mother, or give a special creative mother in your…

How to Make Fun Paper Flower Frames

Looking for a handmade gift to create? You can never go wrong with a photo frame! These paper flower frames designed by Beth Watson first appeared in our I {Heart} Paper special issue. Follow Beth’s tutorial below to make a frame, insert a special photograph, and—voila!—you have the perfect artful and heartfelt gift for Mother’s Day, a…

Paint These Marvelous Mixed-Media Poppies

Have you ever tried painting with tissue paper? In this step-by-step tutorial from our spring 2016 issue of Zen Doodle Workshop, artist Angela LeClair shows you how to paint mixed-media poppies using this fun and easy technique. Mixed-Media Poppies by Angela LeClair I have always loved painting and photographing flowers, especially poppies. I recently discovered “painting” with…

Tutorial: Make These Paper Flower Anemones

When we went to the Creativation 2018 show earlier this year, paper flowers were one of the big trends we saw on display. Big paper flowers were blooming practically everywhere we looked! In this tutorial from our Paper Art special issue, Jenny Jafek-Jones shows you how to create pretty paper flower anemones. These easy paper flowers are…

Paint and Stitch a Colorful Spring Garland

Springtime is just around the corner, and Danielle Donaldson’s colorful spring garland is just what you need to celebrate the new season. Featured in the March/April 2016 issue of Cloth Paper Scissors magazine, this floral garland incorporates painting and stitching and is perfect for repurposing scraps from other projects. Follow Danielle’s tutorial below to get started!…

“Blue Vase” by Carrie Schmitt

The Key to Finding Your Individual Style by Carrie Schmitt

Finding your individual style as an artist isn’t difficult; in fact, it’s as easy as following your intuition. This guest post from artist Carrie Schmitt shows how easy it is to take a risk and discover what talents and passions lie within. Read on for Carrie’s terrific insight, and learn more about her fantastic videos,…

Life From Decay

A little digital and traditional mixed art piece here.  I wanted the concept of a spring fairy who brings the forest back to life after the long winter sleep.  This was for an auction last year, but I still really love this and wanted to share it with you lovely folks. ^_^   This was first…

A friend 'til the end

Go There Now I formed this paper mâché Day of the Dead skull head using a balloon. S/he is embellished with pipe cleaner worms, satin flowers, and glitter and pearl accented gauze butterflies. I used press-on nails as teeth. Hand drawn silver flowers decorate the back of the head. Height: 6”; width < 6” I had so…

Corazon de la Madre

I made this artwork in memory of my mother, Vivian Lanciotti, who died this past November at the age of 91.  I miss her every day and wanted to honor her memory.  I love the idea of Día de los Muertos and put into my work, elements that represent wonderful times spent with my mother:…