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Here you’ll find sneak peeks into the newest goings-on, including hot-off-the-press books and DVDs from your favorite authors, exclusive webinars, behind-the-scenes happenings, and, of course, mixed-media art techniques from the pros!

Stranded on a Deserted Island – My Top Mixed-Media Art Supplies

It’s National Craft Month and this year we’re celebrating with some serious blog inspiration. When asked what craft we would take to a desert island, we couldn’t pass up a chance to share Jodi Ohl’s list of island-approved mixed-media art supplies.  Also, keep reading to check out all the other blogs in our blog hop…

Texture & Layers with Paint and Stencils

It’s National Craft Month! And in honor of all things crafty, we’re excited to take part in the Interweave blog hop. When asked what craft we would take to a desert island, of course the Cloth Paper Scissors team started thinking about Lisa Kesler’s highly textured multi-media project, which uses handmade stencils and found objects.…

Paper Holiday Scrap-Art Gift Tags: Crazy and Colorful Gift Embellishments

Our special Paper Holiday magazine has tons of creative ideas for this festive season, including home décor projects, fun-to-make gifts, and techniques for creating beautiful cards and gift wrap. This article, showing how to make cheerful gift tags from paper scraps, offers a taste of what’s inside the issue! –Jeannine This holiday season, I decided to tweak…

The Art of Unplugging from Social Media

Unplugging from our online lives seems like the easiest thing to do, but it isn’t for many of us. In our connected, information-driven world, we have become zombie slaves to the web and the thousands of images it wants to show us every time we pick up our phones. Nothing I do is more nourishing…