In this video clip series Courtney Hester will show you some great arts and crafts ideas using tissue paper. Part 1 of 8 - How to Make tissue paper crafts. Make tissue paper crafts - Part 2 of 8. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Make tissue paper crafts - ...more
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This is not that kind of kissing technique. This is an effect that can be used when making paper arts and crafts for creating nice designs. Your friends will probably like this kissing technique better, anyway.
Quilling is one crafting skill you probably picked up in fourth grade and then never touched again. But it's time to bring out those long paper strips once again. Quilling is one of the easiest ways to add complex and beautiful decorations to greeting cards and other paper pro ...more
This video shows how to weave paper. This paper can then be used to make crafts such as origami. You may want some supplies: a cutting board, a paper cutter, scotch tape, and square origami paper (6"x6"). Start with two sheets of paper. Cut the paper into thin strips, 1/2" eac ...more
Papel picado is a traditional Mexican paper crafting (perforated paper), and it can sometimes be difficult to cut, especially when you are trying to cut fifty layers at once. To make cutting easy, you can use a chisel, and this video shows you how to make one with papel picado ...more
One of the easiest and cheapest ways to craft jewelry is out of paper! In this tutorial, learn how to make fun bracelets and necklaces with paper 'beads'. This eco-friendly project is best for kids that are a little bit older, and can be worn by anyone! So the next time you ne ...more
Instead of throwing away the streamers from your latest party, why not be eco-friendly and recycle it as a lovely folded flower? In this tutorial, learn how to make cute homemade roses from left over streamers. That thin, colorful paper can be used for more than decoration and ...more
Jennifer Fresco shows you how to make a paper spring is ridiculously easy, and you can make a cute greeting card with it!
Is your wedding date coming up soon? Not to scare you or anything, but a typical wedding costs upwards of 20,000 to hold. This of course includes booking a location, getting all the props, flowers, dress, party favors, etc. So why don't you do your wallet a favor by crafting ...more
Take your mind off the dreariness of winter by crafting for spring! These sturdy and beautiful candy boxes can be made in any color and design you'd like with simple - and inexpensive - scrapbooking paper. Check out this paper design tutorial for the details.
In this tutorial, learn how to craft a cute bird out of a toilet paper roll with your kids. This adorable little birdie makes a fun activity and is incredibly cheap to make. All you need is some feathers, glue and an old cardboard roll from a used thing of toilet paper. So, in ...more
Have your Christmas tree up finally but have very little time to adorn it? Not a problem. Instead of resorting to those cheap shatterproof ornaments you can get at any drugstore, put a more homespun - and beautiful - touch on your tree this year by crafting your own ornaments. ...more
Halloween is about spooking the living daylights out of your loved ones, so make sure you capture all the horrific and creepy memories of the occasion by putting them in a photo album. Check out this paper design tutorial to learn how to make a Halloween mini album from an in ...more
On a budget during this holiday season? Don't fret; you can gift literally dozens of people without breaking the bank by giving them chocolate bars. No, we're not talking about just handing Aunt Sue a Reese's Pieces. Rather, package your Hershey's and other sweets in this sim ...more
Oh Christmas tree, oh Christmas tree...how beautiful would a Christmas tree be, though, without any ornaments? If you've finally hit the tree lot and picked out the perfect grand fir, make sure it shines bright by decorating it with several of these intricate lacy snowflake de ...more
Choosing the right gift for your friend or girlfriend is obviously the most important part of gifting, but you can make your gift extra special by wrapping it in a lovely package. Watch this tutorial for a demonstration of how to make a paper gift box. This tiny origami-like ...more
Before your guests enter the front door to your Christmas party and before they witness the beautiful swags of garland, lights, and the Christmas tree, the first thing they're going to see is your wreath. Make their first impression a good one by creating this easy rustic "No ...more
Lizards and other reptiles are fascinating to learn about. Learn how to make paper mache lizards from a professional art instructor in this free crafts video series. Part 1 of 17 - How to Craft paper mache lizards. Craft paper mache lizards - Part 2 of 17. Click through to wat ...more
Dragonfly's are fascinating in both appearance and movement. Learn how to make a paper dragonfly in this free crafts video series. Part 1 of 15 - How to Make a children's craft paper dragonfly. Make a children's craft paper dragonfly - Part 2 of 15. Click through to watch this ...more
Even if you and your office cohorts don't exchange cutesy valentines on Valentine's Day, you can still indulge in the vibrant, lovey dovey holiday by crafting one of these three paper favors for your kid's class. Each one can hold an assortment of treats like chocolates and c ...more
Freezer paper isn't just for the freezer. In fact, with a little ingenuity garnered from this crafting video you'll learn how to transform blah and boring freezer paper into a stencil that you can use to decorate t-shirts, jeans, tote bags, or whatever you want! Check out thi ...more
After stumbling across artist Sarah Frost's legion of scrupulously folded paper guns, our interest here at WonderHowTo was instantly piqued. After all, our library has 300+ paper gun tutorials, and we're fascinated with the surrounding subculture. Apparently Frost is fascinat ...more
The Craft Robo is a useful tool for papercrafters, card makers and scrapbookers, which will allow you to cut letters out of any type of paper and using any sort of font you have in your library. Add a professional look to your next paper craft project!
Remember when you were just a wee little kid and there was nothing better to do on a snowy winter afternoon than cutting out paper snowflakes and unfolding them to see what beautiful shapes and designs would appear? This paper snowflake craft will bring back memories for some ...more
The biggest pro paper flowers have over real flowers is that they last a hell of a lot longer. So whoever receives your paper flower will be able to cherish the present for longer than a few days. If you have a friend whose birthday is coming up, or if you wish to create vint ...more
Here's a fun rainy day craft, good for especially young children. Make your own porcupine or hedgehog out of construction paper. You'll need yellow and brown origami paper, one black marker, one popsicle stick, two googly eyes, a stapler, glue and a pair of safety scissors.
In this video we learn how to craft a paper football. First, take a sheet of paper and cut it into a strip. After this, take the strip and fold down the top into a triangle. Then, continue to fold the triangle down until you reach the end of the strip. You will have an extra f ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a colorful paper banner. This task is very easy, fast and simple to do. The materials required for this project are: construction paper, yarn, scissors and a hole puncher. Begin by folding the construction in half. Then fold it ...more
Brown paper bags aren't only for storing your PB&J sandwich for lunch. In fact, in the craft world they're heralded and used frequently because they're cheap and give projects a whimsical homespun feel. Just take this kraft paper bag album, for instance. Using nothing but som ...more
Don't just leave your kid with a sad plastic bag this Valentine's Day to store valentines from his or her classmates! Make the giving and receiving of valentines special this year by crafting this paper Valentine's Day card mailbox. It's petite, looks like the real thing, and ...more
Korean artist Cheong-ah Hwang creates three-dimensional paper art by layering pieces of cut paper upon pieces, decoupage-style. The paper bird is fantastic, as well as her Obi Wan Kenobi & more. Scroll down for process photos. Process:
During the holiday season most of us have a Christmas tree up in our living rooms, filled to the brim with sparkly ornaments and twinkly lights. But the Christmas spirit tends to be a bit damper at work, where the most jolly it gets is making a makeshift post-it note Christmas ...more
Here's a fun technique you can use to create a unique background for your next greeting card, scrap book or other paper crafting project. All you need is some bubble solution and a few drops of re-inker in your favorite color.
Call your kids into the kitchen for this homemade kite project. This how to video tutorial shows you how to make a homemade kite using heavy duty craft paper, string, a wooden dowel, and glue. Making kites for your kids is not only fun but it also helps create great childhood ...more
Mr. G shows us how to craft a mobius strip out of paper in this video. First, take a sheet of copy paper and fold it in half length wise and crease it down the middle. Now, cut the paper on the crease so you have two strips of paper. Next, lay the papers end to end and tape th ...more
Here's an easy way to decorate your Valentine's Day handmade cards, gift wrap, envelopes, or gifts. Prima roses are teeny paper roses you can certainly purchase at a store, but they're a lot cheaper to make at home. Make your own baby Prima Roses. Use your Cricut or paper pun ...more
Teach your child how to tie shoelaces, and have fun at the same time! You can make a pair of paper shoes with laces by using recycled cardboard, foam leaves, a glue gun, a hole punch, scissors and, of course, a pair of shoelaces!
Are you stumped about the perfect gift to bring your mom? How about a beautiful paper purse? Moms love artwork from their kids, and they especially love practical items like purses. If you can't afford a real purse (if you're a kid), the next best thing is to make her a real one!
Paper lanterns are a cool decoration. Why not make one yourself and get your kids involved? Your kids will love making these cool looking lamps and they will be fun to hang around the house or for a party or holiday. Follow along with this step by step tutorial and learn how t ...more
In this tutorial, learn how to make cute little paper boxes for candy or other small gifts. These boxes make great holders for holiday gifts or little lunchbox surprises. In this video, learn how to design and fold origami candy boxes with your kids that can be used for almost ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a lily out of paper and pipe cleaner. First, lay your hand flat on a piece of copy paper. Next, trace your hand with a pen or pencil, then cut it out with scissors. Now use a pencil or pen to curl the ends of the fingers you just cut out. ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to crate a good thesis statement for a research paper. Make a clear thesis statement so you give the reader something to hang your argument on. You will want to choose a category and give the details very clearly. People read very quickly and wil ...more
There's always a lot going on in the craft world, with ingenious new products being made every day. But there are also trends in decorating that rise up and end up on every crafter's blog. Right now, that ternd is garlands. Join Kim and Kris for the 2-Minute Craft Countdown a ...more
Finally purchased a tree from the tree lot but in serious lack of pretty ornaments? Not a problem. You can make a bundle of these Finish 8-pointed star ornaments quickly, and they look quite impressive. The Finnish star ornament can be made in any size from tiny sized tree or ...more
Richard Sweeney is an incredible artist whose body of work consists mainly of sculptures made from paper. His art is often related to origami, and much of his work is related to geometrical forms. I personally really love his modular forms in paper. Many of them are based off ...more
The holiday season rushes by so fast that it helps to keep track of touching holiday memories with an advent calendar. Advent calendars also allow you and your family to congregate together each day and spend some quality time together counting down the days to Christmas and s ...more
Show up the other kids at school and bring your teacher a super-sized apple, well, paper-bag apple that is. Great project to do with the family or in the classroom. Create a festive apple using just paper-bag and some newspaper. Make a paper-bag apple that will be in season a ...more
This is a quick and easy arts and crafts project to make yourself a new toy. All you need are two sheets of paper, folded properly, to create a toy gun for your next game of cops and robbers.
This is a perfect craft project for the classroom or to do with the family. Have fun designing your tree and use it as colorful decoration, help learn about trees, tell tails, or as a fun prop to make play theater really come alive. Celebrate Johnny Appleseed or Arbor Day and ...more
There's a lot of paper-art, paper-craft, paper-design on the web, but rarely do you see something that truly transcends the material. Stunning paper chandeliers by Dutch artist Paula Arntzen. Previously, 4 Years in the Making: Insane Papercraft City.
This fabulous technique creates half fans for your cards, scrapbooking and projects using the Anna Griffin Paper Tricks 2 Step 1: Now Watch the Tutorial Video: .
In this project I have use a die from the Tim Holtz range of Frameworks dies, in the standard lattice style and I show you how I use the Lattice and the throwaway pieces to make a great background for your cardmaking, scrapbooking and paper projects. Step 1: Now Watch the Tuto ...more
This fun and simple technique shows you how to use up your scraps making the prettiest paper fan bows to use on your scrapbook pages, cardmaking or paper projects. Step 1: Now Watch the Tutorial Video: .
This technique goes with a project that I have already made - This shows how to make a paper weaved background for your cards, scrapbook books etc as shown in the picture below. This is a simple and quick effect that you will love to use up your scraps with and make something ...more
This tutorial it's step by step instructions, so it's very easy to understand it. Don't forget to like, comment and share this project :) Step 1: Watch the Video! Video: . Step 2: Gather Your Supplies! glue scissors 18 cm x 18 cm green cardboard 15.2 cm x 15.2 cm designed pap ...more
PhD in Paper Craft : Make This Insanely Detailed & Anatomically Correct Human Torso—Complete with Removable Organs
If you're studying human anatomy (or have ever visited a doctor's office), you're no doubt familiar with those plastic anatomical models with removable pieces meant to teach the different parts of the body. Before those, there were illustrated pop-up books. If you need to know ...more
Welcome to Math Craft World! This community is dedicated to the exploration of mathematically inspired art and architecture through projects, community submissions, and inspirational posts related to the topic at hand. Every week, there will be approximately four posts accordi ...more
Learn how to make your very own Japanese Yamaha paper craft motorcycle YZR-M1! These easy-to-follow instructional paper craft video clips explain everything from basic paper craft techniques and how to make major parts of the realistic paper crafts, right up to the final assem ...more
Rosettes can be used to add a little extra touch to nearly any craft project. You don't need to spend a lot of money to buy them - you can take a stack of scrap paper and recycle it into lovely, colorful paper rosettes!
Tokyo art student, Wataru Itou, spent four long years crafting his meticulous paper city, entitled "A Castle On the Ocean". The miniature papercraft city was constructed with "basic knives, scissors, hole punches and modeling glue." The structure has a "spectrum-spanning colo ...more