Now that Valentine's Day is only a month away, it's time to start thinking about how you're going to be surprising your sweetheart. While a bouquet of red roses and a box o' chocolates is always a good call, you can make your gift much more personal by adorning a package or a ...more
Make a Simple Paper Rose
Watch this video's explanation on how to make a paper rose from a napkin in a very simple manner. Use a paper napkin which is quite large to enable you to make a better looking rose. Turn the napkin around your finger a number of times to form the rose bud. Fasten tightly the ...more
Learn how to make a paper rose by following along with this video crafting tutorial. The steps are simple and clear. All you need is crepe paper, glue, scissors, and wire. Start watching and start crafting your own paper rose today!
Know someone who's full of hot air? Grab them and make a heat motor with this cool home science experiment with Mr. G. When air is heated, it rises. This experiment uses that natural law to create a simple, spiraling heat 'motor'. You'll need candles, a long BBQ match, some p ...more
This tutorial demonstrates how to make simple yet beautiful paper roses using only a few materials. The image displayed at the end of this video is just one example of how realistic a paper rose can look. In order to do this, you will need at least one sheet of plain or colore ...more
Impress your girlfriend. with A Perfect Rose From A Paper Napkin! Looks Incredible and only takes a couple minutes to make! Watch this how to video to learn how to make a paper napkin rose for your crush.
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a paper rose with a paper towel. First, roll one end to the other, then stick your finger inside one end and pinch the tip while twisting a few inches down. This will be your bud and your stem for the flower. Keep twisting down until you ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make paper rose with construction paper. First, take a piece of pink paper and cut a thin strip out of it. Next, take that strip and fold it in half twice. Now, cut the paper in half so you have several strips of paper. Now, fold in the strips ...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
This video shows you how to make a simple paper popper in three simple steps. Take a rectangular piece of paper and fold one quarter over. Fold it over once again in the same direction. Flip the paper over and make it into a square by folding again. Open out the side just a li ...more
Here's a quick and simple booklet that can be made out of two sheets of paper. It's great paper craft for a school project or just fun. All you need is paper and scissors. Fold both pieces of paper in half hamburger style. Use scissors to cut knotches into your fold. Fold your ...more
Watch how easy it is to it is to make a Japanese kusudama. This video shows you how to make a paper rose star much like origami.
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
With just some paper, scissors, and staples you can make this cool ball of paper roses. It will make a great centerpiece.
While working with some 14 year olds, I was shocked to find out that only a handful of them could make a decent airplane... so here's a simple design that goes pretty far if you throw it right (I'll let someone else make a video on how to throw an airplane). Learn how to make ...more
Every day we pass bridges, whether it's a foot bridge, a highway overpass, a span over water, or a viaduct over a valley. We pass on these structures without even thinking of the engineering genius that went into their design and construction, let alone the science behind thei ...more
This short video will show you how you can make a rose just by using toilet paper. Cut out a piece of toilet paper and fold it around your finger. Make out the rose bud by leaving the top part and turning the toilet paper around several times tightly to form the stem of your p ...more
This video origami tutorial shows how to use the traditional Japanese art of paper folding to make a pretty paper rose. You might not have money to buy someone flowers, but you can always make your own. Follow along with this instructional video and learn how to fold your own ...more
The English rose has traditionally been a beautiful young woman who glows with beauty and sensibility. Yet she is also very English and possesses a stylish and endearing quirkiness. This origami tutorial translates this English rose look to paper, showing you how to create a ...more
In this video we learn how to make a decorative paper rose. First, take a piece of paper and cut several heart shapes out of it, making them different sizes. Once these are cut out, curl the edge over with a toothpick, pencil, or by hand. Set these aside, then use a grab a gre ...more
In this video, we learn how to make an ornate paper rose. First, grab your paper and some wire. Start by wrapping six of the wires with floral tape all the way around. Next, use your scissors and cut out 8 teardrop shapes from the paper. Then, cut 16 more in different sizes. F ...more
In this video we learn how to make a unique paper rose. First, grab a square piece of paper and fold it into quarters while maintaining the fold. Then, fold along the diagonals and fold lower in half twice and the top in half twice. Then, fold the halves in half and repeat the ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to fold a paper rose. First, you will grab a napkin and unfold it. From here, roll the napkin around two fingers. Then, take it off and go two inches down from the top. Roll around this quickly, stopping half way. Grab the corner of the napkin an ...more
Adorn any headband, broach, pair of earrings, or pendant with these adorable handmade paper flowers! Learn how to make these precious accessories step by step using this two-part video tutorial as a guide. Step out in style & unique to your friends by dressing up regular store ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a paper rose with a napkin, Begin by orienting the napkin lengthwise. Then pinch the napkin corner with your right index and middle fingers. Now wrap it around the fingers. With your left hand, squeeze to create the size of the ...more
In this video, we learn how to create an easy origami paper rose. First, take a piece of paper and fold it into a square. After this, unfold it and then reverse the fold the opposite way. Now, take the middle of the paper as you are folding and make a square out of it. Fold do ...more
If you don't think an aquarium is quite right for your children, maybe some paper fish will do the trick for now. This video will show you the steps to making really simple paper fish on popsicle sticks, a sort of stick puppet. Perfect for the young ones. You'll need: * Const ...more
Forgot to bring flowers to dinner for your date? This video will guide you through napkin selection and the folding necessary to make a paper rose!
Teaching your children a few homemade crafts is not only fun for you, but fun for them as well. It's a great way to spark their creativity, and animals are the way to their heart! This video will show you how you and your kids can make a simple paper monkey… a monkey stick pup ...more
While you can't make a silk purse from a sow's ear, you can make a rose out of a single square of paper and call it whatever name you want. Origami is, of course, the traditional Japanese art of paper-folding to create any shape imaginable. Make a rose when you don't have the ...more
Forget buying your sweetheart a rose, show her that you really care by spending some time drawing a simple, yet elegant rose yourself. Nothing says "I love you" more than a handmade gift, and this rose drawing is perfect if you're not much of an artist. It's really easy to ske ...more
In this video, we learn how to make an easy paper rose. First, punch out three flowers with a paper punch from your favorite color of paper. Then, add contact ink to the edges of the flowers along the petals. Next, you will cut out two of the petals from the flowers and then g ...more
In this video we learn how to make a paper rose from newspaper. First, fold a red piece of paper into a small triangle. After this, fold it into quarters on both the right and left side. After this, you will have a slight flower shape. Take a pair of scissors and cut diagonall ...more
In this video we learn how to create a simple paper football. First, fold off a strip of a piece of paper and then cut it or rip it off the page. After this, grab the bottom of the paper and fold it into a triangle. From here, fold the triangle up and then continue to fold it ...more
In this video, we learn how to make a simple paper airplane that flies far. First, fold the paper in half and make sure it's perfectly even. From here, unfold the paper and fold the edges into where the crease is. After this, do the same on the other side and make it perfectly ...more
In this video we learn how to fold a very simple paper football. First, take a piece of paper and cut out a strip from it or fold it into a strip. After this, fold a triangle in the strip of paper. Once you have this, fold up to create another triangle and keep folding up unti ...more
Learn how to make an Origami box.
This how to video is by a young girl Rida Sharief and teaches you how to construct a hat from simple construction paper. First step, you fold the paper in half and crease the paper with your fingers. Next step, you fold it again in half and crease with your fingers. Next open ...more
If the foam calla lily is too advanced for your kids, and the foam violets are too much purple for the eyes, then try out these simple flowers. Make a whole bouquet of them with your kids! They are really simple to make, and only require these materials: * Construction paper ...more
This tutorial video will show you how to make your very own paper wallet. This wallet is simple and extremely nifty. supplies: 1 sheet of copy paper(8.5"x11") glue stick scissors(optional)
For the crafting project in this how-to video, you will need a three inch wide strip of tissue paper. Follow along with the step-by-step instructions and fold a pretty paper flower, that will last longer than the real thing. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to make a ti ...more
Get in touch with your creative side with help from Janice of Paper Beads! In this video tutorial, learn how to make paper roses out of a napkin... a perfect embelishment to any scrapbooking project or paper craft creation. Spend your afternoon making these adorable flowers to ...more
In the words of Gertrude Stein, a rose is a rose is a brightly-colored cellulose fiber sculpture. With this free video guide, you'll learn how to liven up your home's décor with your own small, custom decorative paper roses. For more information, including a step-by-step overv ...more
Even though this project seems easy for you, your kids will find it a challenge… a wonderful challenge that will keep them being creative. Their love of animals will keep them wanting more, and this lion stick puppet will give them tons of fun. See how to make the paper lion i ...more
No child can resist the art of stick puppets, especially when it's a cute, little, cuddly cat. This paper cat stick puppet is perfect for a afternoon of crafts with the kids. There's hardly anything involved in the making of this little kitten head. The materials needed are: ...more
Kids love chickens, even when they aren't on the dinner plates. That's why this crafty paper chicken project is perfect for them. Use this video to learn how to make the chicken out of paper, then show your kids how to do it. It could be an afternoon full of fun for them (and ...more
Create your own paper balloons. With this guide, you'll learn how to make folded-paper balloons with origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding. For more information, including a step-by-step overview of the folding process, as well as to get started making yo ...more
Want to give that special someone your heart (and maintain vital functioning)? With this guide, you'll learn how to make a folded-paper hearts with origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding. For more information, including a step-by-step overview of the foldi ...more
This video tutorial shows the basics of how to make a box, with a lid.
Watch this visual demonstration on how to origami a paper airplane.
Can any activity be more charming and whimsical than flying a kite? Ever since we saw the kite flying scene in "Mary Poppins," we've always had a distinctive, old timey attraction to the park hobby. And thankfully, you don't actually need to purchase a kite to fly a kite. All ...more
Sakura. What is it? If you don't know, your kids probably don't know, but they will after you teach them the meaning behind the word while sitting down to an afternoon of craft making. the Sakura is the Japanese flowering cherry, and you can teach your young ones all about it ...more
When teaching your kids the art of crafts, it's good to throw in something useful every once in a while, something they can actually use and not just have fun with. A bag is the perfect solution. Everyone has a need for a bag, even kids. They can store all of their other paper ...more
Although most people won't see a penguin in its natural environment, they're still a wonderfully captivating animal that the kids just can't get enough of. So, make sure you and your kids get over to the zoo and check some penguins out, then go home and create some penguins of ...more
This video demonstrates how to make paper flowers. She lays a silicone mat on the table. She shows how to use distress inks by stamping some red and yellow ink onto the mat, sprays water onto the mat with a mister, and lays punched-out paper flowers into the wet ink. She turns ...more
This video describes how to make flower with the help of paper. Take a card paper, one cutter and screw. Firstly cut the paper with the help of cutter. The cutter cuts paper in form of flower, then cut this paper from corner and then make a hole in the middle of this paper. No ...more
This video is about making a kirigami simple star. The materials required are two sided piece of paper, a scale and a cutter knife. Fold the piece of paper in half to form a rectangle. Now fold the upper and lower half of one end to form triangle. Make sure when you fold the p ...more
Fold paper in 1/2. Fold in half again into a square. Fold in half again, & again into a square about 1/16 of original size. Unfold paper. Fold marks divide paper into 16 small squares. Make 2 diagonal folds in each direction to form a big X in paper. Position paper with inside ...more
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
This origami video will show you how you can fold your very own rose out of some toilet paper.