Cecilia Louie manipulates long, skinny strands of paper into dragonflies, flowers, letters, and other fanciful quilled art.
In this podcast episode, paper artist Abigail McMurray of Yeiou Paper Objects explains how she’s pivoted in her business from one product to another until she found the right product/market fit and began to be profitable.
Nancy Nally is the owner of Nally Studios and the publisher and editor of Scrapbook Update and Craft Critique, two websites focused on the scrapbooking industry. And avid scrapbooker for more than 20 years, Nancy has a keen interest in news and trends that affect the industry. This year she’s been bringing us quarterly reports on the scrapbooking industry. Check out her first one here. Today Nancy is back with her second update.
If you’ve ever dismissed these machines as just for paper crafts, get ready to be surprised. Artists are creating amazing projects using computer-controlled cutting devices such as those from Silhouette and Cricut.
Keeping up with trends in scrapbooking these days can be difficult. New products come and go so fast that products disappear just when we discover them. Although we’ve certainly seen a shift away from the traditional scrapbooks of 10 years ago, the art of documenting a life through photos continues to be popular with crafters of all ages. We took a look at what’s popular right now to help you stay on top of what’s trending in the industry.