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October 2014 Painted Perfection

Our columnists are sharing their love of all things paint, for our Painted Perfection Issue. Paint is such a much sort after supply especially for mixed media projects.  With it being able to create interest, add texture and color to your work, paint has a multitude of uses and there is a huge variety of different products available on the market.

September 2014 - What's Inside This Issue
September 2014 Gotta Dash

If you are looking for inspiration for when time is short or if you are simply a lover of white space and less is more than our September Issue - Gotta Dash is for you. This issue is dedicated to Quick and Easy Makes and Clean and Simple Design.

August 2014 Steampunk
August 2014 - What's Inside This Issue
Our August Theme is Steampunk, so get out all your watch parts, cogs and gears and join our columnists as they explore this popular genre in crafting.

July 2014 Layer on Layer
Layering is a fundamental process in the art of mixed media and papercrafting so this month join our columnists as they add 'Layer on Layer' to create and inspire.

June 2014 Stamp it Out
June 2014 - What's Inside This Month's IssueJoin our Columnists this month as they share some of their favorite stamping techniques and projects

MAY 2014 - What's Inside This Months IssueMay 2014 Fabric Frenzy
Highlighting the growing popularity of using fabric in your work. Join our Columnists as they share ways that you can include fabric into your art be it practical or to simply add texture and interest. 

APRIL  2014 - What's Inside this Months IssueApril 2014 Mail Art and Moos
Join our columnists this month as they share all of their more miniature works of art from envelopes, postcards, atcs and moos.

MARCH  2014 - What's Inside this Months Issue

March 2014 Bordering
Borders are used to define the edges of your work and draw attention to the main focal areas. Join our columnists in March as they share their bordering styles. 

February 2014 HeARTfelt
Creating that special piece for those we love is the focus of this month's issue.

January 2014 Image Transfers

There are many methods for transferring images to use in your art projects. In this issue we show some of the different methods and project created using them.

December 2013 Tagged for Christmas

Wrapping Up Christmas in this month's issue we showcase Tags of all shapes, sizes and styles.

 November 2013 Stencil Crazy

Whether they are commercially produced, handmade or a found object this month's issue features many ways to create beautiful art with stencils.

October 2013 Haunting Ways

In time for Halloween our columnists share with you their haunting ways and all things spooky.

September 2013 Wooden You?

In this issue, we get into altered wood and wood accents and how they can be used in your art! 

August 2013 Take a Powder

Artists use all sorts of powders in their craft.  This month, we investigate just a few of the fabulous ways your art can take a powder!

July 2013 Postcard Parade

Postcards have been in vogue for decades.  Now, we take that simple and versatile artform and add an Unruly touch!

June 2013 Shabby Chic

Delve into this sensational style with our talented columnists!  Shabby Chic is represented in a variety of beautiful and artful ways in this issue!

May 2013 Faux Flowers

Learn how to make your own luxurious faux floral touches to include in your artwork!

April 2013 Test Your Metal

We get down to the nuts and bolts of mixed media and papercrafting in this fabulous issue dedicated to hardware and metal effects.

March 2013 ATC Extravaganza

A whole issue devoted to Artist Trading Cards.  Fall in love with these mini masterpieces or get addicted all over again.

February 2013 Ribbon Cutting

Get creative with one of the most versatile of embellishments in this issue dedicated to ribbon.

January 2013 The Paris Issue

This issue is devoted to all things Parisienne.  From charming jewelry to altered items, the Columnists take on the City of Light.

December 2012 Passion for Paper

Unruly PaperArts pays homage to the foundation of papercraft with loads of inspiration, ideas and articles.

November 2012 Gifts Galore

In the season of giving, the focus is on all presents, wrappings and trappings.

October 2012 Canvassing

Celebrating all things canvas, our UPA designers provide fabulous inspiration and instruction on constructing your own artful canvases.

September 2012 Off to Collage

In this issue, we delve into assemblage and collage in its many different interpretations.

August 2012 Journal It!

We explore the many aspects of journaling within papercraft and mixed media.

July 2012 Catch the Wave

Make a creative splash with seaside scenes and wonderful water techniques.

June 2012 Buds & Blossoms

Explore bring the beauty of flowers and nature into your art!

May 2012 Wedding Wonderrs

A crafty celebration of all things wedding!

April 2012 Ink Minx

A look at the amazing versatility of ink in stamping, papercrafting and mixed media.

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November 2014 - What's Inside This Issue

November 2014 - What's Inside This Issue
This month our theme is Make and Bake. Join us our columnists explore the products you can use to make your own embellishments, such as Resins, Mold Putty and Paper Clay. Our November Sponsor Amazing Crafting Products Design Team is also featured this month along with another two fabulous Guest Artists. Artwork by Toni Burks

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12 Days of Christmas Link Up Party

12 Days of Christmas Link Up Party
Join in the fun and share with us your Christmas Creations. All the details will be posted here on the blog December 1st.