I get a lot of emails in my inbox that require action on my part, something to be added to the ever-growing to-do list.
But, I also get a ton from creative folks and businesses – those make facing my inbox worthwhile.
Yes, they do sometimes add items to my to-do list, but to my papercrafting to-do list, a list I hope never runs out of tasks.
One of the emails I received this morning got me thinking about the paper we collect (come on, you know you’re a paper addict just like the rest of us) and how we can use it in so many different ways. Papercrafting provides us all with myriad ways to incorporate the paper we so cherish into our creative endeavors.
How could we ever get bored with papercrafting, right?
So, I wanted to share the article with all of you and then ask you to chime in with your ideas:
How do YOU use your paper?
What papercrafting projects draw YOU in?
And, what ideas from this article do YOU intend to try?
Please read the article excerpt below (paying special attention to Cate’s eloquently described “characters!”), then head over to the ClothPaperScissors site to read the rest of the article, taking note of the papercrafting ideas Cate shared.
Then, please come back and post your thoughts with us in the comment section (link above).
Have a great day!
Easy Paper Art Alterations by Cate Prato
Every time I reach for a piece of scrapbook paper to create handmade cards or paper collages, a devil and an angel pop up on my shoulders.
The kooky angel artist (she wears glittery papier-mâché wings) taps me lightly with her paintbrush and gently admonishes, “Now Cate, do you really want to take the easy way out? A real artist creates her own paper art background layers, one at a time.”
Then the red-suited devil artist…more