Paper crafting is such a fun and exciting activity, and luckily for us, Altenew offers some of the best paper crafting YouTube videos around. From creating unique designs with adhesives to learning how to use gouache paint with embossing folders, Altenew's paper crafting tutorials provide an exciting way to explore all the possibilities for beautiful cardmaking, painting, embossing, coloring, and more! Indeed, there is no denying that this channel has given us a lot of excellent video content for 2022.
There's something for everyone, no matter their skill level, which makes the Altenew Youtube channel a haven for both beginner and pro crafters. In this blog post, we'll take a trip down memory lane and review some of the best 2022 cardmaking video tutorials released on the Altenew channel. So grab your popcorn, and let's start a crafting video marathon!
For the first video on our list, Erum's creative coloring video started 2022 with a bang, featuring the then-new release of Woodless Coloring Pencils. She provided great tips for blending with coloring pencils and making realistic images with depth by using shadows and highlights. If you have ever wanted to master your coloring techniques with coloring pencils, this video is for you!
Another great video to watch is this handy compilation of cardmaking projects that feature a periwinkle color palette. Periwinkle, a bluish-lavender color originating from the blue and purple family, was the 2022 Pantone color of the year. The video presents unique cardmaking tips, such as using salt on watercolor to make one-of-a-kind effects, creating double vellum flap cards, and even reusing your card panel scraps for stamp backgrounds!
If you want wow-worthy card projects to inspire you for next year's Pantone color: viva magenta, give this video a watch!
Palette knives are one of the most versatile tools in paper crafting - simple but invaluable tools. You can mix paint, hold paper, and even create textures with embossing paste. But did you know that it has so many other creative possibilities? This video reveals seven clever ideas on using palette knives for paper crafting that you might never have thought of before. From using them as bone folders to pencil sharpeners, you can learn something new about palette knives and do more creative projects with them through this video!
How to Enhance Dry Embossing with Embossing Powder
In this engaging video from the Terrific Tags with Michelle series, you will learn how to spruce up your dry embossing projects by mixing them with heat embossing. Through a combination of easy-to-follow instructions and creative inspiration, Michelle guides viewers through the process of making a beautiful standalone tag. By the end of the video, you’ll have learned a new tip on upgrading the look of your paper crafting projects with embossing powder!
Have you ever tried blending ink on vellum? This paper crafting video by Lydia is sure to grab your attention and spark some inspiration. In this video, Lydia provides two unique ways to ink blending on the different sides of a vellum paper - both will result in stunning works of art! If you're feeling creative, this paper crafting video will motivate you to start your next project with vellum. You'll be surprised at the results!
Creating Interactive Multi-Photo Memory Keeping Layouts
If you're a scrapper and journaller who wants some gorgeous inspiration for their pages, why not try making an interactive layout for your photos? This video will give you a comprehensive process of making great pockets for your photos, receipts, tickets, and other paraphernalia with some Brushed Rose Metallic Cardstock. Natalie used fun pieces from the Tessellation Puzzles Die Set, and we just love how she pieced them together in this video. See it for yourself and try it for your new memory spreads for 2023!
7 Techniques to Try if You Love Playing With Color
You can never have too many coloring mediums, and this video will prove why you need the vibrant beauty of alcohol inks in your stash! From making foiled marble designs to gorgeous gift tags, and coloring embossing paste to pairing cover dies, this video will convince you to start working with these inky techniques!
Take a break from the paper crafting tutorials and take a tour around Nicole's crafting room. She will have you drooling with her organization system for all her stamps, dies, adhesives, watercolor supplies, and inks!
In this video, she will show you how she alphabetizes and categorizes her supplies by keeping them in separate bins, drawers, and areas around her working space. Once you watch this, Nicole will also inspire you to arrange and clean your own supplies for a fresh new year!
Embossing videos are always one of the most watched videos on the Altenew channel, and it's no surprise! Embossing techniques are often a fun and creative way to make beautiful pieces. From cards to scrapbooks, embossing can make your projects look professional with some depth and texture! In this video featuring the latest Artists' Gouache Set - Strolling Through New York, Therese will take you on a colorful journey of coloring a large, beautifully embossed rose image. Her tip for working with watercolors and embossing will genuinely revolutionize your crafting, so watch the video to start playing with these techniques today!
We Asked Crafters for Their Best Crafting Advice
"When you have a hard day from work, and you go home, sit down, and craft - nothing else matters." This video will tug at your heartstrings as expert crafters were asked for advice that they would give to new crafters. If you have been stuck in a creative slump or need genuine motivation to continue crafting, this video will remind you of why we craft and how much happiness it can bring to your life.
Face 2023 With The Creative Energy From These Videos!
If you're looking for fun and engaging paper crafting content, then head over to Youtube! These top 10 Altenew videos from 2022 will undoubtedly give you refreshing ideas to jumpstart your projects for 2023. As you watch, make sure to hit the subscribe button so you don't miss out on new content! From fun cardmaking tutorials and stamping videos to step-by-step guides on creating gorgeous scrapbook layouts, there's something for everyone on the Altenew channel.
For even more inspiration, check out our All About Crafting blog at Altenew – we'll have plenty of great ideas and projects for you to do in 2023. Happy New Year!