Today is my final round-up ost. I'm picking my favorite Balzer Designs tutorials of 2014! I hope they're your favorites too! You can find a link to the original tutorial underneath the image.
Why I love it: I adore projects that mix crafty skills with practical use. I wear the boot cuffs I made all the time and I love being able to say that I made them!
Why I love it: This was a kind of crafty alchemy. People never guess that craft foam can look like this! I enjoyed making the art and I enjoyed sharing the technique too!
Why I love it: Love the way the necklace and earrings turned out. Love knowing how darn easy it is to make tassels and "fancy them up" a bit.
Why I love it: This post was an answer to a question from a blog reader. She asked how to keep her repeating stamps from looking super simple. I love that (a) I was able to answer a question from a reader and (b) share one of my favorite design tricks that I use over and over again!
Why I love it: Easy and quick technique with fabulous results! This was also a tutorial I shared because of a question someone left me on instagram.
Why I love it: Love the stencil, love the technique for creating the stencil, AND I love the page! Triple win!
Why I love it: This is a simple idea that can be applied to lots of different crafty projects. I love the way it turned out and I love that it really exploited what the ScanNCut has to offer.
Why I love it: Cheap, simple, and super effective technique. I love it when garbage can become a tool for making beautiful art!
Why I love it: I always have a crafty project in my purse. I love that this tiny little tin makes that even easier!
Finally, it's not strictly a tutorial, but I did love this post:
Why I love it: It's easy to be critical of yourself and your art. It takes a bit more work to be happy, at least for me. I wrote this list as a reminder to myself and was delighted to share it with you!
Did I miss one of your favorite tutorials? Is there a technique or idea that you'd like to see a tutorial on in 2015? Have you checked out the Balzer Designs Tutorial Archive? Let me know!