Here’s a pop-up that looks impressive, but is really simple to make.
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.
Adding a Shaker
Here’s an easy way to add a shakable element to an altered book layout.
A Simple Tabbed Pop-Up
Here’s a pop-up technique you can adapt to just about any image—including the Eiffel Tower.
Faux Cabinet Cards
Here’s how I turned one modern photo into two antique cabinet cards.
Using Fabric to Develop a Color Palette
Shy about combining colors? Try using a piece of fabric as a guide.
Planning a Layout
A step-by-step on how I plan out a layout in someone else’s altered book.
Chipboard Letter Cover
Here’s a simple way to rework the cover of an old book, using chipboard letters and some paints.
Craft Stick Tags
Need some quick and easy gift tags? Try these, made from wood craft sticks.
Quick Pocket Calendar Fix
Stuck with an ugly pocket calendar? Try this five minute solution!
Beaded Altoids Tin Ornaments
Here’s a quick lesson on turning Altoids tins into ornaments or shrines.
Wondering what I mean when I say to use text pages in a project?
One Approach to Digital Collage
How I put together some digital book pages.