easy and fun tutorials

Here are links to some easy and fun tutorials.

Giant Paper Rosettes--these are for the 4th of July, but you can make them for any occasion

Basic Watercolor Techniques

Book Binding Tutorial--Japanese stab binding made easy, includes a video

Book Binding--A Use-What-You-Have, Step By Step Introduction --creating and stitching together signatures and adding a cloth covered book cover

Create a Personal Collage--for yourself or as a gift

Easel Card--so simple!

Faux Glass Beads/Embossing Powder Beads--rolled paper beads made to look like glass

Folder holder for notecards OR tea caddy/hot chocolate caddy--a simple gift idea

Palimpsest with a side of Washi--a great altered book or mixed media technique, with the added bonus of getting some faux washi tape out of the deal!
Printing with Found Objects and Bubble Wrap

The Amazing Super Simple Paper Rose Tutorial

Serendipity Style (mixed media collage) background--great for using up bits of your arty stash 

Watercolor Resist Backgrounds

Watercolor Wash Backgrounds

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