A video how-to on making some odd holiday postcards.
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Here at Go Make Something, you’ll find over 160 articles and how-to lessons on a variety of altered art and paper crafts topics. Most lessons show step-by-step photos of how the finished project sample was made. Just follow the steps from start to finish. What could be simpler?
Please note that any patterns included in the lessons are offered for personal use only. If you are making items for sale, please develop your own patterns for that purpose.
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How To Create a Simple Mixed-Media Background
How to create a simple, flexible background.
A Crash Course On Altered Books
Everything you need to know about altered books, all in one place.
What is an Art Journal?
Here’s a quick rundown of the what and why of art journals.
A big, long list of over 400 themes for altered artwork.
How To Make Rusted Paper
Step-by-step instructions on making rusted papers, and applying them to a book.
How Discovering Gluebooks Changed My Life
Ten years after my first article on Gluebooks, here’s my take on how the changed my art, my work, and my life.
How To Make Doodled Glass Bottles
Recycle your glass bottles into colorful, whimsical art pieces! These simple step-by-step instructions will show you how.
Faux Marbled Glass Bottles
Recycle glass bottles from your kitchen, using a little craft paint.
How To Make a Hidden Niche in an Altered Book
Learn the simplest way to cut a niche in an altered book, and hide it behind folded flaps.
How To Make Walnut Ink
Walnut ink crystals can be so expensive! Here’s how to make your own, from black walnut husks.