Tag: holiday projects

How to Make Mixed-Media Christmas Crackers

Hosting a holiday dinner this year? We have a project you must try out: mixed-media Christmas crackers. These creative holders pop when you open them to reveal fun surprises inside. Follow this tutorial from Dea Fischer (originally featured in our November/December 2016 issue of Cloth Paper Scissors magazine) to create your own Christmas crackers. They’ll add handmade…

Make a Rustic Wire Star Tree Topper

Want to deck your halls with some mixed-media artwork this holiday season? We have just the ticket. In this tutorial from our November/December 2014 issue of Cloth Paper Scissors magazine, mixed-media metalsmith Jen Cushman shows you how to make a rustic wire star. Use your star as a tree topper, or leave the tail off…

The Dos and Don’ts of Handmade Gifts

The holiday season is quickly approaching, bringing with it the flurry of decorating and choosing perfect gifts for our loved ones. Of course, as artists we’re inclined to make many of our decorations and gifts, which means it’s time to get busy! In the article below, mixed-media artist Seth Apter shares his expert list of…

Celebrate the Holidays with the November/December 2017 Issue of Cloth Paper Scissors Magazine

The holidays are all about gratitude, spending valuable time with friends and family, and giving gifts that are filled with special significance. That’s why we dedicated the November/December 2017 issue of Cloth Paper Scissors to creating holiday gifts with meaning. What better way to celebrate this festive time? It’s no exaggeration to say that art, in…