A yearlong project is a wonderful excuse to add lots of new skills to your personal creative toolbox. The following are a few basic how-to’s for some of the crafts mentioned in the 365 journal prompts. Feel free to experiment and create your own unique variations on them.


One of the most versatile craft-making materials, papier-mâché has been around as long as there has been paper. This paper-molding technique can be used to make small items like beads or to skim the surface of giant sculptures. Practically anything you can dream up can be made out of papier-mâché.



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