The 2012 GBK Golden Globes Artisan Series: Simply Paperie

Read about all the talented artisans featured in our 2012 Gloden Globes Artisan Series! Simply Paperie Simply Paperie began in 2010 and is a custom paper boutique! They offer a variety of custom invitations, stationery and handmade journals. Laura Hudson, the creator and designer behind Simply Paperie, loves working directly with her clients to provide … Read moreThe 2012 GBK Golden Globes Artisan Series: Simply Paperie

What is Decoupage?

Artisans on Etsy use many different ways to decorate materials for their unique creations. Decoupage is just one of those techniques that use simple supplies to transform a piece into something spectacular. Objects are enhanced by gluing pieces of decorative paper onto the surface, which is then coated with a protective finish. The technique can … Read moreWhat is Decoupage?

Working with Sea Glass

With alluring shades of green and blue, sea glass creations makes an attractive addition to crafters that sell jewelry on Etsy. Sea glass is formed when it comes in contact with waves, water, and sand, which smooth out the shards (and often creates a frosted appearance). This type of glass is found on beaches, along … Read moreWorking with Sea Glass