How to Make a Paper Hand

How To : Make a simple paper hand puppet

Do you perform magic or stand-up comedy routines and often find yourself talking to yourself on stage? Do you envy Jeff Dunham and his elaborate selection of puppets that he can interact with onstage in order to have a conversation with himself without sounds TOO deranged? Thi ...more

How To : Make a surreal paper mache hand

If you're looking for ideas for creepy decorations to make for your next Halloween party, or just want to have a little fun, you can use papier mache, cardbord paper, a little foil and some paint to create a surreal cartoon hand. Part 1 of 9 - How to Make a surreal paper mache ...more

How To : Perform a slight of hand paper ball up-close trick

Easy trick that confuses people. You can do it now with a sheet of paper! This is a basic up-close slight of hand magic trick. You can use any prop, but here they use rolled up paper balls. Simply switch the balls and hands you're holding them in and swiftly confuse your onloo ...more

How To : Craft a lily flower out of paper & pipe cleaner

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

Build a Home Arcade Machine : Part 1

Remember the arcades? Were you saddened when they closed up one by one, leaving no outlet to actually go out and socialize while you played video games? With all the home consoles and internet connectivity, gaming has evolved, but the social factor has been eliminated. Sure we ...more

How To : Make a popper out of a sheet of paper

This video shows how to make a paper "popper" that you can use to make a loud popping noise. Start with piece of paper. first fold it in half the skinny way, then fold it in half again the other way. Set the paper down on a table or flat surface so that the flaps of the paper ...more

How To : Draw a graffiti cartoon character on paper

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw a graffiti cartoon character on paper. First, draw the outline of the head and then draw in a waved line for the mouth. From here, draw a circle nose and then round eyes with curved eyebrows. Draw big round ears on each side. Then, draw i ...more

How To : Create a "District 9" inspired alien hand

You will need: rubber glove, paper towels, liquid latex, paint, and newspaper. First, fill the glove with newspaper, then secure the fingers with electrical tape to make only 3 fingers. Then, mix up the liquid latex with black paint and apply it to the fingers. Then, place the ...more

How To : Make your own healthy granola bars

Looking for a yummy, nutritious on-the-go snack? Granola bars are perfect for easy to carry breakfasts or mini-meals. With this tutorial, learn how to make two different granola bar flavors at home, and save yourself the trip to the grocery store! Peanut Butter Nut & Cranberr ...more

How To : Create a hand bag using a plastic bag

Create a hand bag using a plastic bag with this video tutorial. We really have to do something with these plastic bags, it spoils nature so dramatically. So, first we have to cut the bottom of the bag. Try to leave the maximum of the bag intact. Second, cut off the handles, b ...more

How To : Make hand-printed fleece scarves

Check out this DIY video tutorial from Curbly, the best place to share pictures of your home, find design ideas, and get expert home-improvement advice. This easy no-sew, no-knit, hand-printed scarf project makes a perfect and perfectly easy gift for everyone on your list. An ...more

How To : Roll a Perfect Cone Joint, Every Time

Follow along with me here as I demonstrate how to roll a perfect, Amsterdam-style cone spliff, every single time. These will burn perfectly all the way down to the crutch and smoke perfectly. It's no secret as to why this method is the favorite way to smoke among true European ...more

How To : Make a 100% Recycled Art Journal From Cereal Boxes

This video will show you how to make a funky hand bound art journal using only consumer waste and unused household items for materials. Items and materials for the project include cereal boxes (as the main material), scrap papers, scrap fabrics, broken jewelry, along with what ...more

How To : Create a sitting origami bunny rabbit

Hop to it and check out this simple, step-by-step video to make a sitting, origami bunny rabbit. This project requires 1 piece of paper, your hands and some patience. Follow the guide and fold up a fluffy little buddy today.

How To : Origami a snail from a kitchen paper towel

Bounty paper towels claim they can absorb up to 3X more than ordinary paper towels, but they can't transform into cutesy little snails unless you lend them a helping hand (or two). Make Optimus Prime from "Transformers" look like kid's play by watching this tutorial on how to ...more

How To : Levitate a Paper Cup Using Magic

In this tutorial, learn how to trick your audience into thinking you can control things with your mind! With this super simple magic trick you will learn how to make an ordinary cup appear to be floating out of your hands! This trick is so cool, you will have anyone who watch ...more

How To : Make a 3D lemonade cup card with Stampin' Up!

Dawn Griffith creates a cute card with a 3D lemonade glass embellishment from start to finish. Create a template by making a rough sketch of an 8 ounce paper cup onto a piece of white cardstock and cut it out. Take the template and either trace it onto a piece of vellum cardst ...more

How To : Make a Cricut spinner "dream" card

How to make a creative card. You can use different colors of paper and decorative embellishments. This is a great idea for a scrapbooker that has supplies already on hand and wants to give a special gift to a friend or relative. This activity is a great idea for someone who ne ...more

How To : Simulate a hand drawn picture in Photoshop

This Photoshop tutorial video teaches you how to make any photo look like it was hand drawn. The image selected should have a relatively simple background, because a too detailed image will not turn out properly. Use the high pass tool and the sketch paper tool and you pretty ...more

How To : Draw 3D with one and two point perspective

Basic 1pt and 2pt perspective drawing. This is a CAD video, but it is designed to teach you how to hand draw everything. The draw three dimensions, off the paper and in the Z plane, one must have a very good idea of how the setting appears.

How To : Roll a double joint

This is a video on rolling a double joint. This is a hand rolled marijuana cigarette. Smoke your ganga quick and easy to get high super quick. This is the Stoner's Guide for connecting papers together and then rolling and extra huge dubbie! Smoke it out! Grab your cannabis and ...more

How To : Make a Cow with Oshibori Origami

An oshibori is a Japanese wet hand towel. With an oshibori you can make all kinds of things, just like origami. Oshibori Origami is the latest Japanese craze sweeping the nation! Instead of paper, we're making origami from wet Japanese hand towels. Oshibori origami is easier t ...more

How To : Make a Bird with Oshibori Origami

An oshibori is a Japanese wet hand towel. With an oshibori you can make all kinds of things, just like origami. Oshibori Origami is the latest Japanese craze sweeping the nation! Instead of paper, we're making origami from wet Japanese hand towels. Oshibori origami is easier t ...more

How To : Make a Rabbit with Oshibori Origami

An oshibori is a Japanese wet hand towel. With an oshibori you can make all kinds of things, just like origami. Oshibori Origami is the latest Japanese craze sweeping the nation! Instead of paper, we're making origami from wet Japanese hand towels. Oshibori origami is easier t ...more

How To : Make an Elephant with Oshibori Origami

An oshibori is a Japanese wet hand towel. With an oshibori you can make all kinds of things, just like origami. Oshibori Origami is the latest Japanese craze sweeping the nation! Instead of paper, we're making origami from wet Japanese hand towels. Oshibori origami is easier t ...more

How To : Make a Penguin with Oshibori Origami

An oshibori is a Japanese wet hand towel. With an oshibori you can make all kinds of things, just like origami. Oshibori Origami is the latest Japanese craze sweeping the nation! Instead of paper, we're making origami from wet Japanese hand towels. Oshibori origami is easier t ...more

How To : Make a Man with Oshibori Origami

An oshibori is a Japanese wet hand towel. With an oshibori you can make all kinds of things, just like origami. Oshibori Origami is the latest Japanese craze sweeping the nation! Instead of paper, we're making origami from wet Japanese hand towels. Oshibori origami is easier t ...more

How To : Make Godzilla with Oshibori Origami

Here I show you how to make an oshibori origami Godzilla. An oshibori is a Japanese wet hand towel. With an oshibori you can make all kinds of things, just like origami. Oshibori Origami is the latest Japanese craze sweeping the nation! Instead of paper, we're making origami ...more

How To : Origami an abstract flexible shape

Paul Jackson demonstrates how to fold an abstract flexible shape through origami. This shape can expand, compress, and it looks beautiful in the light. You need to help the paper by working between your two hands.

How To : Make a 3D paper flower

For origami lovers, watch this how-to video to learn how easy it is to make beautiful and colorful paper flowers. Follow along with the demonstrations, and give it a hand yourself. It's not traditional origami, because you'll need scissors. Watch this video tutorial and learn ...more

How To : Make your very own paper spinner

Evil Penguin Master demonstrates how to make a paper spinner. First fold a regular sheet of paper in half, defining the lines well. Then, cut the paper along the crease with scissors or tear it with your hands. Next, fold the halved paper again lengthwise. Then, fold down the ...more

How To : Fold a JKF-18 Hornet jet paper plane

This aircraft origami masterpiece is a JKF-18 Hornet, which is modeled after the McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet] supersonic fighter jet used by the United States Navy and Marine Corps, along with the Royal Australian Air Force and Spanish Air Force. It's a fantastic plane—but ...more

How To : Make Handwriting Fun

Letter formation can be fun! Few children enjoy traditional handwriting practice. Copying the same black letters over and over again with a pencil is boring! Here is how you can make letter formation fun while practicing with your child at home. Vary the tools A pencil isn ...more

How To : Fold a Textured Origami Ball

One of the most popular and basic origami geometric shapes is the "water bomb," which is a simple inflated cube. With a few extra folds and only a minor shift in approach, a more complex geometric shape can be achieved. This 24-faced, 3-dimensional object is formed using 8 id ...more

How To : Make Buttercream Icing Cherry Blossoms

Make Beautiful Cherry Blossoms Out of IcingDecorating a cake or cupcake with cherry blossoms is easy - I'll show you how. First gather what you need: STIFF icing (see below for icing recipe) STIFF icing in brown for stamens, MEDIUM icing in brown for branches (see step #7 belo ...more

How To : Craft a cute monster party invitation with Cricut

Treat your little monster and his friends to a monster-themed birthday party this year for fun thrills. Make sure to have plenty of monster-shaped cupcakes, pin-the-eyes-on-the-monster blindfold games, and icky looking - though delicious - candy on hand. And, of course you can ...more

How To : Fold a modular origami magic circle

The first and most basic tenet of origami is creating shapes using a single piece of paper. However, when it comes to modular origami, which is complex and multi-sided, this rule becomes a little more lenient. It's actually rather common in modular origamit o see magic cubes o ...more

How To : Craft personalized holiday crackers for Christmas

These festive Christmas crackers serve as both party favors to hand out to guests and name plates on your dinner table. In vibrant colors of green and red, they simply scream out Christmas. Check out this crafting video to learn how to make these cute paper crackers. Learn h ...more

News : 20 mph File Cabinet ... and One man mile high club

(a jeff dahlin came to wonderhowto offices... hand delivered 26 written prank ideas.... and a motorized File cabinet from hell.) pj/jeff. this thing goes 20mph and the pic was taken in my office. too heavy to easily transport. toyota starter motor and big drycell battery. Du ...more

How To : Craft a Sesame Street Elmo card for kids

Kids make the darndest things, don't they? And whether all they've done is scribble a bunch of modern art-esque lines using five Crayola crayons in one hand at the same time or simply stamped their hands with paint on paper, parents always think their efforts are cute and dese ...more

How To : Fold a jumping jack origami paper toy

Paper. It's usually just for writing, but for origamists, there's no lead or ink involved. It's all about the precision of the hand, the delicate touch. It's origami, not hunting with buckshot. If you're a beginner origami maker, then plain old folding instructions aren't goi ...more

How To : Make 3D glasses

Here's a quick and easy way to make 3D glasses. Supplies needed to make 3D glasses are: transparency paper, red and blue marker, scissors and an old pair of glasses. Pop the lenses out of the frame of the glasses. Take the lens and trace them with a marker. Color the left eye ...more

How To : Draw nine goldfish in free style

In this video, artist Henry Li, shows you how to draw nine goldfish in a free hand, loose style. He demonstrates proper hand placement, and technique in order to achieve a fluid motion to the piece. Nine goldfish is a good omen for Chinese, it suggest best fortune. Watch the m ...more

How To : Make & cook fresh homemade pumpkin puree

This video is about making homemade pumpkin puree. You will want to make sure to use a sugar pie pumpkin. One sugar pie pumpkin will produce around 16 oz of pumpkin puree. Begin by carefully sawing your pumpkin in half and remove the seeds. Place the pumpkin halves face down o ...more

How To : Light a match (while bartending) with one hand

This video illustrates how to light a match while bartending with one hand. Take a pack of match sticks. Slide the paper over the match pointer with your thumb. Fold a match stick backwards to the pack and fold it once at the edge of the pack. A match strip is printed over the ...more

How To : Break a yardstick with atmospheric pressure

This video shows you how to break a yardstick with atmospheric pressure. The instructor first lays a ruler halfway on and off of a table. He then covers half the ruler with newspaper. The instructor states that you can chop the ruler in half with your hand because the air hold ...more

How To : Make an origami ninja star (shuriken) out of paper

Shuriken are the ancient Japanese weapons you've seen ninja warriors use in the movies. Their name literally translates as "sword hidden in the hand". In this tutorial you'll learn how to make a shuriken out of paper in a few fairly simple steps. But while this throwing star i ...more

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