Do you know the difference between these three types of matchboxes? Read this guide to find out.
Category: How-To Instructions
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.
Fantastic Folder Books
Turn inexpensive school folders into lovely handmade books with pockets.
The Bandana Effect
This simple technique creates an effect that looks like a bandana print.
Plastic Bottle Mailgrams
Recycle your empty water bottles, and send a friend a surprise.
A simple but effective way to age printed paper almost instantly.
Working With Metal Leaf
Here’s how to turn the surface of just about anything that hold still long enough into lovely, mellow gold.
Styrofoam Block Printing
Here’s the frugal woman’s way to create block prints without investing in a lot of expensive materials.
Coffee Stained Paper
A simple way to turn bright, white papers into old, grungy ones.
Here are the instructions for assembling the CD card printables posted here at GMS.
Sorting Through Scissors
A quick look at my scissors and other cutting implements.
Which Glue Should I Use?
A quick rundown of which glues I use, and what I use them for.
Embossing with Stamps
To add depth, visual interest and texture to your rubber stamping, try a little embossing.