Category Archives: DIY Projects

Birthday Box Using Gorgeous Glitter Cardstock

Happy Happy Birthday! This post is a little belated but we want to wish Mel a happy birthday! We created this super birthday gift box for Mel last month. It’s super cute on the outside and full of goodies on the inside. We are always amazed at what can be created with just a little […]

Stunning art for every space using EVO Synthetic Paper

EVO is available in four sizes: 5×7, 8.5×11, 9×12 and 11×14. The 9×12 and 11×14 large format papers are perfect for creating works of art that should be framed and displayed. This gorgeous piece was painted in magenta, coral and waves of gold. Have you framed your EVO art? Show us on Instagram and tag […]

Tag! Quick and easy gift tags using ETC papers

MERRY CHRISTMAS! This week we are wrapping up gifts for the holidays. We created tags using various ETC Specialty Papers to help inspire you with ideas for dressing up those holiday gifts. These simple tags were created using EVO synthetic paper. We painted the paper with a green and metallic gold alcohol inks. Once dry […]

Boo! Trick-or-Treat Glitter Ghosts … just in time for Halloween

Are your ready for trick-or-treaters? Halloween is almost here. We went the extra mile on a few Halloween treats for close friends and created some super fun Glitter Ghost tags using our White Glitter cardstock. These tags were super easy to create. Our non-shed Glitter cardstock has a custom Glitter on one side and white […]

Paint a pretty pumpkin using alcohol inks and EVO Synthetic paper

Painting on EVO synthetic paper with alcohol inks can usually be very fluid and freeform. We tried our hand at a little more controlled painting by using a tiny paint brush and letting the ink dry a bit between brush strokes. First we created a simple circle shape using a drop of Calabaza Orange Alcohol […]

Decorating for Halloween with EVO Spooky Spider Web art

Hello! Do you decorate for Holidays? Specifically Halloween? We love it! We have an easy project that you can recreate to SPOOK up your space.  We’ve created a piece of art using EVO synthetic paper, alcohol inks and White Frost Colorplan cardstock. A full list of supplies can be found below. Supplies: 9″ x 12″ […]

Playing with EVO Synthetic Paper – Ink Smooshing

It’s really difficult to achieve identical looks when creating on EVO synthetic paper. Each EVO piece is unique and we love that! Our paper is so smooth that the ink can flow in unpredictable ways. The more you play and understand how to paint on EVO the more you can control the outcome. For this […]

Back to School memory keeping with ETC Glitter Paper

Happy Labor Day! Summer is over and school is starting up again. Do you take first day of school pictures? We do this every year and have a mini scrapbook centered around this theme. Each year we add a new 6×6 page to the book, and it’s fun to look back over the years and […]

Creating delicate paper embellishments with EVO!

Hello Friends! Do you like to create your own custom embellishments and word art for your projects? We do this all the time but now we have a new secret weapon… EVO Synthetic paper.  We’ve been creating loads of delicate paper embellishments from our of EVO paper. Want to know why? EVO paper is tear resistant!!! Sometimes regular […]

Capturing and drawing a BOLD BUTTERFLY on EVO Synthetic Paper

Ah, the beauty of a butterfly! This butterfly drawing was created using EVO Synthetic Paper, Copic markers, Isopropyl Alcohol and Microperm Pens. Step by step details on how this piece came to life are below. Did you know you can draw directly onto EVO Synthetic paper using alcohol markers and then manipulate and work the […]