Two Ways to Wallpaper Your Staircase

Looking to climb up and take the next step in wallpapering your home? Join Brittany Watson Jepsen from craft and DIY website The House That Lars Built to learn two unique ways to bring color and life to your stairs using Peel and Stick wallpaperfrom the risers to the stairwell walls. Featured wallpaper designs: Black … Read more

Zippers 101 – Sew Daily

Clothing, pillows, tents, shoes, and purses are just a few places where zippers are used on a daily basis. A relatively modern invention, zippers were first invented in the 1890s as a shoe closure to replace buttons, which were time-consuming to close. Zippers gained widespread popularity during World War I when the military ordered 10,000 … Read more

Weaving a Life: Vadmal

Once again I have seen someone state with absolute certainty that ‘vadmal’ (or vadmel) is made by weaving a very open cloth then fulling it significantly. Based on my research into wet finishing and fulling, my extensive experiments into fulling a great variety of woolen cloths, same yarn, different densities, creating different qualities of cloth … Read more

Announcing October 2022 Design Challenge Themes

Spoonflower’sWeekly Design ChallengesEncourage creativity by inviting our community to submit designs around a theme and vote on favorites to win weekly prizes. See what design challenges are coming up and which designers were crowned grand-champion in past challengeshere. Be sure to visit the blog to learn more aboutSpoonflower’s Design Challenge rules and moderation process. This … Read more

3 Wallpaper Projects to Freshen Up Your Home Office

It’s a known fact that having an aesthetically pleasing workspace boosts mood, productivity and motivation. With work-from-home life continuing to thrive, it’s important that your home office makes you happy and invites you back to get tasks done! Join Spoonflower Ambassador and surface pattern designer Jeanetta Gonzales to learn three different ways Peel and Stick … Read more

DIY Utility Apron – WeAllSew

An apron is always a useful accessory, whether it is worn in the kitchen, in the garage, or even an art studio. They are also incredibly easy to customize and create! One of my favorite parts about the apron I’m sharing with you today is that it is fully adaptable to suit any size, add … Read more

Art Agents: Do You Really Need One?

I see many artists seeking representation from an agent, and it’s easy to understand why.Surprisingly though, having an agent is not the secret to success that many artists expect it to be and it’s important to be aware of the pros and cons before signing a contract that might not serve you well in the … Read more