Submission Guidelines

Contributing Artist Guide 

Unruly PaperArts Submission Guidelines 

If you are interested in being published on Unruly PaperArts, please submit a brief synopsis to
unrulymail@gmail.com with a picture of your finished project for consideration.

Your article must be original and include artwork that you personally have completed. If you use work that was inspired by another artist, please include a list of which artist or artists have influenced your artwork.

Artwork that is a direct copy of someone else's hard work WILL NOT be accepted.

There is no financial compensation for being a contributor or having a project featured on Unruly Paperarts.

We accept tutorials, step-by-step projects, reviews and themed articles for consideration. Please note:
reviews cannot be submitted for products for which you officially design.

Articles do not need to be of a certain length, but should be long enough to convey all information needed to explain your project and/or technique.

What to Include in Your Submission Email

  • Your full name 
  • Any blog or online gallery you may have 
  • A brief description of your proposed article and an accompanying picture 
  • Make sure to put UPA Contributor in the subject line of your email 

All emails for article consideration are due in by the stated dates on UPA’s Contributor Calls page.

Your full article will be due by the 20th of the month BEFORE the issue month in which you would like to participate. For example: if you are interested in our June issue, your article would be due by May 20th complete with all accompanying artwork.

Remember when you create your submission sample, you may want to capture the process through photography as you create so that you do not have to recreate your project from scratch for the final article. Be sure that your pictures are clear and well-lit.



Creativity is Boundless and the world of papercrafting and mixed media is deliciously messy and rule-free. We want you to discover the Magnificent and Messy in Your Art. Unruly PaperArts is a collaborative blogozine featuring a panel of regular and guest creative contributors as well as reader-submitted articles. We hope you will join us and come back often as we feature articles on stamping, mixed media, collage, altered art, and scrapbooking.

November 2015 - What is Inside

November 2015 - What is Inside
We have a Noteworthy Issue in store for our readers this month. Plan to be inspired by the vast array of altered note books, gift tags, note cards and other projects our Creative Contributors have created. Artwork Shown by Joan Liddle

October 2015 - What is Inside This Issue

October 2015 - What is Inside This Issue
Inspiring as always, this month our Creative Contributors had no set theme and were able to create anything their heart desired for our Anything Goes Issue. Favorite techniques and Wonderful Memories are in-store for you this month. Artwork Shown by Helene Huber


All content, including text, photographs and concept design work copyright of the individual blog author unless otherwise stated. Stamp images used are copyrighted by the companies credited. Designs and ideas for inspiration only. Designs may not be copied for the purpose of sale, publication, or contest submissions.

Please note that some of the products that are used on our blog have been supplied by the vendors mentioned in our posts. Please see our Disclosure Statement on our Unruly Advertisers Page for more on this matter.

The articles posted on Unruly PaperArts are the opinions and words of each posting author who represent themselves and not the publication as a whole.

All crafting must be undertaken with common sense. Please read all the directions for any products or tools used closely and follow all safety instructions which are available from the manufacturer.

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