In this video, you'll be shown how to make Christmas crackers for the holidays. It's a cheap, easy and fun art project you can make with the kids. All you need is wrapping paper, some toilet paper tubes and glue and you're good to go!
Christmas Wrapping Paper
This video goes over traditional wrapping - using tissue paper, wrapping paper, ribbons and bows. But if you just can't get the fiddly bits right, or your gift is oddly shaped, then this video will also show you how to use a gift bag!
This tutorial arts and crafts video will teach you how to make really sweet bows from wrapping paper for Birthdays, Christmas or any occasion you can think of. This method also gives you a great way to have your bows coordinate with your wrapping paper, too!
Need some wrapping paper? Want to go beyond the basic and bland Christmas wrapping paper in stores? There's one solution that's in everyone's pockets— money— cold hard cash— paper bills— money. We're talking George Washington (because Franklin might be a little extreme). Just ...more
Want to wrap your Christmas gifts in a memorable way? Give your gift recipient a DIY super-secret book safe, and while you are at it, hide a small gift inside the the secret safe. Or, if you plan on giving a gift card, create a snow globe out of a mason jar and water and glitt ...more
You can make these stars out of wrapping paper scraps, designer paper or any other festive paper that catches your eye. Turn them into 3-D crafts that you can hang from your tree, attach as extras to gifts or use as decorations.
Sick of the same boring, holiday-printed, gift wrapping paper for packaging your presents? Using spare cardboard, make a pyramid-shaped gift box for your unusually-shaped item. Or, transform your spare empty cereal boxes into fancy custom-made gift boxes. For a more textured ...more
Every year I wait until the last minute to wrap Christmas presents. I always tell myself I'm going to get it done ahead of time, but it never happens. And the worst thing that can happen when you put it off is running out of Scotch tape. If you find yourself in this predicame ...more
How to wrap your presents in Furoshiki (cloth) to avoid using wrapping paper. Unlike wrapping paper (which usually can't be recycled) Furoshiki can be used again and again. This is an eco-friendly Christmas solution that comes from folding techniques used in Japanese art simil ...more
This holiday season, become a wrap artist! Learn how to make every Christmas present look festive, no matter what shape or size. Wrapping Christmas gifts can be quite the bore, but when you add a little artfulness, it could be more fun than ripping it off and finding your pres ...more
Learn how to wrap your presents in Furoshiki (cloth) to avoid using wrapping paper. Unlike wrapping paper (which usually can't be recycled) Furoshiki can be used again and again. With the economy the way it is, now is a good time to recycle and reuse, instead of wasting throw ...more
For as long as I can remember, I've always sucked at wrapping presents. No matter how careful I am, my gift-wrapping usually ends up looking like a toddler did it, so I'm always looking for easy ways to spruce up my packages. If you've got a lot of gifts to wrap, store-bought ...more
It's Christmastime, which means presents! Not only are you going to unwrap gifts under the Christmas tree this holiday season, but you'll probably have to wrap a few for others. Watch this clear, step-by-step, video guide to gift-wrapping, to make sure your presents look perf ...more
How to wrap presents like a pro. Watch this video to learn how to flawlessly wrap gifts this Christmas. All you need is a gift, scissors, wrapping paper and tape. You don't want to be giving gifts that have been wrapped messily this holiday season.
Though the holiday season is just wrapping up, don't throw away your torn leftover gift wrap paper just yet. Whether for next year's holiday season or for year-round use, leftover gift wrap can be reused for a variety of creative and practical uses. For next year's holiday se ...more
Many teachers ask students to cover their textbooks in order to extend the life of book. You can make a book cover out of a brown grocery bag, wrapping paper, or even colorful construction paper. You won't have to go shopping for expensive back to school supplies, all you need ...more
Christmas may not be until a few months from now, but it's never too early to start crafting for the holidays! If you're excited about the holiday season and can't wait to begin crafting gifts and cards for your loved ones, check out this video to learn how to make an accordia ...more
If you love origami you'll love this project. Watch this video and see how simple and quick it is to make a 3D paper star.
A seasonal how-to for creating easy, perfect paper snowflakes. This is a fun Christmas craft this holiday season. To begin, start with a square sheet of paper. Fold the sheet corner to corner. Fold again to create a new triangle. Cut like crazy! For all sorts of patterns and i ...more
Make a gift tag using wrapping paper. Don't throw away those old bits of wrapping paper, make them into gift tags. Arona Khan shows us how. Make a gift tag using wrapping paper. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com
Don't waste a bunch of money on new wrapping paper and bows. Recycle your old wrapping paper and use it to make decorative bows for your presents following these steps. You Will Need: • Wrapping paper • Scissors • Ruler • Tape • Newspaper (optional) Step 1: Wrap your pr ...more
In this brief instructional video, you'll watch as a nail expert shows you one of her best custom designs finished by using foil wrapping paper. This is great for people looking for something new and trendy that will add a little bit of pop to their already polished look. Be s ...more
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
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a paper Christmas tree. Start out with a square piece of paper, then fold corner to corner and open it, then fold it on the opposite corners and open it. Now, turn it over and fold it side to side on both sides. Now, the paper will automa ...more
Learn how to make an origami paper star for Christmas. Fun project to do with kids. This origami animation is brief and to the point. If you are looking for a no frills origami tutorial, this video is for you!
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
This tutorial shows you how to make a lovely Christmas wreath out of cardstock, a few gems and some ribbon. You can include this as an embellishment to your handmade holiday cards, or include it in one of your scrapbooks.
This icosidodecahedron can serve as Christmas tree ball!! Easy folding, even easier assembly. Barbabellaatje has been providing us with origami instructional videos for the past year. Always exciting to see a new origami video from this Dutch artist. This origami video demonst ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make paper gift bows. Begin by cutting 12 one inch wide strips of paper. Then fold the strip over to itself to create a cone shape and tape it together to hold it. Do the same for the other 3 strips. This will be the bottom of the b ...more
Looking for a fun, simple project to do with your kids this winter season? This cheap and simple art project won't cost you a dime. Learn to make Christmas snowflakes with paper, and pretty soon you'll have great decorations to hang up on the windows.
Got an empty bathroom tissue roll? Then you've got a gorgeous ornament for only a few pennies.
Here is an easy way to make a beautiful parol. All that you need is colorful papers, scissors, tape, stapler pin. Now take five sheets. Cross fold it and tear the extra paper, so that a perfect square is formed. Do it for all the five sheets. Now fold it cross wise, and again ...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
You don't have to be a scrapbooking wizard to make this! All you need are 32 brown paper lunch bags, and a small collection of paper crafting supplies. Make your own seasonal Christmas album, and record every day of the month!
This video shows how to make German paper stars for Christmas.Step 1. Measure and cut strips of paper.Step 2. If we are using shorter pieces of paper glue the strips together.Step 3. Weave the strips.Step 4. Starting with the upper left strip. Fold down. Repeat all the way aro ...more
If you need to decorate your house fast for the holidays, then supersized decor is the way to go. Yeah, you could buy those tacky big Christmas ornament balls fastened with big red ribbons at the store, but if you're looking for elegant Christmas decor then making it is the wa ...more
Start with a stack of plain brown paper lunch bags. Then, follow the steps outlined in this video to make a beautiful Christmas keepsake scrapbook album. A great gift for a loved one, or keep it yourself as a memory of the year. Part 1 of 2 - How to Make a beautiful mini Chris ...more
If you own the paper cutting craft device, the Cricut, you can make Happy Howlidays Christmas cards by using the Cricut Paper Pups cartridge. The Cricut machine is for crafters who want to cut out paper and graphics for scrapbooking and card making. The card shown will have a ...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
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
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
To be honest, these Christmas ornaments look more like sea urchins than stars to us. Either way, these festive ornaments are beautiful and cheap alternatives to purchasing standard ornaments at the store. Give each ornament character by using a different color or pattern paper ...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
First, cut out pattern pieces. You will need 8 leaf patterns in total. Now, put two leaf patterns together and attach to a leaf with glue. Add a wire in the middle of the wire and glue it closed. Now, stretch your petals to give fullness, you should have 13 petals in total. Wi ...more
Forget those boring evergreen wreaths with the thick red ribbon and the pine cones that everyone else has hanging in their homes. Make your own DIY upcycled wreath using newspaper, paper shopping bags, cardboard coffee cup sleeves, toilet paper tubes, or even that trashy paper ...more
This is a video tutorial on how to make a Christmas card ornament with paper. Learn how to make this seasonal Christmas greeting card that also doubles as holiday tree ornament.
Have a green Christmas this year! Instead of buying more mass produced holidy decorations, make your own! This short video shows you how to make your own Christmas garland of tiny stars using recycled paper. Any festive color will do for these stars!
What's Christmas without a tree topper? To make your own unique tree topper, try this paper plate angel tree topper. Decorate however you like with glitter and markers, and you'll soon have a special tree topper that no one else hads. This is a great project to do with your kids.
This tutorial shows you how to take several circles of recycled paper (from sixteen centimeters to four centimeters in diameter) into a lovely Christmas tree decoration. Fold each of them in half several times, cut a hole in the tip, then just stack and decorate! Video: .
This is a fun and easy project you can do in an afternoon. Why spend money on expensive ornaments when you can go green to decorate your Christmas tree this year? All you need is some festive paper and thread.
This isn't quite origami, since you will need some kind of tape or glue to hold it together, but this will still make a lovely Christmas star ornament you can hang on the tree! Better yet, Post It Notes are perfect for making these origami stars.
Watch this video to learn how to make a posh pom-pom from an old sewing pattern. It's an easy & original embellishment for a package, and since it's made from a previously used item it's eco-friendly.
This how-to video shows you how to make a Christmas card using the Cricut Paper Doll Dress Up cartridge. Use the cartridge to cut out a tree. Use card stock for the base of the card. Use the Cuttlebug tree texture to create a background for the front of the card. Tie some ribb ...more
Every Christmas tree needs a topper, but most of them are boring and generic. If you want something a little more unique, making it yourself is a great way to go, and a DIY Weeping Angel topper is a good twist on a classic, but not everyone is a Dr. Who fan. One thing that ev ...more
Picture this familiar scenario: You've just gotten yourself a ginormous jewelry haul from Forever 21 and excitedly rip open all the tags and stickers, squeeling in glee as you try on that new semiprecious jeweled necklace and metallic stud earrings. But like shreds of Christma ...more
While the holiday season offers a lot of festive joy in putting up holiday decor, shopping for Christmas presents, and baking cookies, it also offers up a lot of opportunites to spend money. So that means that by the time you've purchased the presents, wrapped them in tissue p ...more
This is demo showing where to get a cheap origami paper. Origami papers are expensive in terms of shaping. It's very cute and nice. While seeing the holographic picture of the paper we may clarify that. Take a big roll and it is cheap. Take off the protective sheets on the wal ...more
The possibilities are infinite when it comes to DIY gift wrap. Instead of the usual Christmas-themed wrapping paper, make your packaging look funky with old maps, music sheets, calendars, and other material to encase your loved ones' presents. You can also make the wrapping a ...more
How to make 3 different Christmas trees. Brighten up your home this Christmas with a beautiful homemade Christmas tree or three! Watch This Video Guide: Video: . Full details well explained in this video guide: How to make a Christmas Tree Desk Top Tree Step 1: Start by cu ...more
Chestnuts are roasting on an open fire, which can only mean one thing: Christmas is nearly here. It's the time of year we're supposed to spend with family and friends, but usually we spend it stressing out over what to buy everyone on our list without going over budget, or sho ...more