Over on Paper and More they are sharing a number of envelope, box and card templates that you can use as small gift boxes or for special invitations, gift cards etc.
Included, is a pentagon petal card template, a pyramid box a square petal card, and a a triangle petal card. On the same page there are also a number of instructions for small gift boxes including a puffy box, a bon bon box and a candy box.
Instructions include the folding and scoring instructions, as well as recommended papers and card stock.
It was Australia Day on the 26th but it is a public holiday today so happy holiday to all my Aussie readers.
Poking around Youtube I have discovered a couple of video tutorials I think readers might enjoy.
In this first video from LittleCanvas demonstrates how to make an art journal from paper scraps. I also like her storage system!
This second video tutorial also from LittleCanvas demonstrates a layered altered paper technique which produces a rich visual texture.
I have been poking around You Tube again and found a few tutorials that might be handy this time of year.
This tutorial demonstrates how you can make Paper Gift Boxes from gift wrap, recycled greeting cards or decorated paper. It is a unique way to wrap a gift!
Friday freebies is a regular series in which I highlight free resources online, free patterns and links that are of interest to fiber folks. All posts in the series are in the Friday Freebie category I hope you enjoy them.
Today I would like to highlight another contemporary textile artist working with both portraiture and textiles.
Evelin Kasikov’s Portrait Project is a series of stitched portraits based on the same grid. Stitchers will find this artists work interesting as images are created by using different embroidery techniques.
Scroll down the page to see close details, the back of the pieces and enjoy over your morning cuppa.