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How To : Make handmade paper

Making handmade paper adds a personal touch to invitations, stationary, and other crafts. Learn how to make your own recycled handmade paper with this free paper making video series. Part 1 of 9 - How to Make handmade paper. Make handmade paper - Part 2 of 9. Click through to ...more

How To : Make paper from recycled paper

Put a use to all that scrap paper lying around. Learn how to make your own paper out of paper you'd like to recycle with the steps outlined below. Perfect for a stationary project or decorative invitation! You Will Need: • Recycled paper • A blender or food processor • A basi ...more

How To : Make handmade paper envelopes

Everyone loves the personal touch of a homemade greeting card, so why send such a beautiful gift in a plain white envelope? To maintain the crafty beauty of your card, why not make a custom envelope to go with it? In this tutorial, learn how to make a very easy homemade envelo ...more

How To : Recycle paper towel rolls

Stop throwing out the rolls when the paper towels are gone. There are dozens of good uses for them. You Will Need * Empty paper rolls * Imagination Step 1. Make gift boxes Turn them into gift boxes. Paper rolls are great for holding small items, plus they’ll keep the recip ...more

How To : Recycle used paper yourself

Learn how to recycle used paper. It's just a little project for your kids/students. You can add food colors or small flowers in order to make original paper for love letters, greetings, etc. You can also store the remaining mixture for future paper-making.

News : Handmade Living Paper Dolls

Inspired by Jules Verne sea demons, Bea Szenfeld's “Sur la Plage” collection includes 12 pieces handcrafted with cardboard. The idea of unconventional material constraints is a classic art school "test", as well as a typical (and somewhat tired) formula for competitive design ...more

How To : Make your own paper with flower petals

You can turn all your paper trash - from paper towel rolls to cereal boxes to paper scraps - into treasure by watching this tutorial, which takes all these usually thrown away materials and blends them with flower petals to create a gorgeous looking paper. Learn how to make t ...more

How To : Fold a paper wallet with 5 pockets

A wallet is something everyone carries around. Stand out with this wallet which you can make yourself! Start with a regular eight and a half by eleven inch sheet of paper. Fold it in half width wise. Then open it out again. Next fold the paper into fourths by folding the halve ...more

How To : Recycle cobblestone

Tim Carter demonstrates how to use recycled cobblestones. Cobblestone can be used to edge gardens, driveways and walkways. These paving stones make a great border. People recycle cans, paper and plastic bottles, but how about recycling building materials. Cobblestones that we ...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

How To : Craft a toilet paper roll bird with your kids

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

How To : Make elegant parchment flowers

Etsy is the place to get all your handmade needs and wants met. Etsy encourages personal connections between sellers and consumers. On Etsy you can connect with the handmade and crafty communities, and learn more about the process of making handmade goods like soaps, candles, ...more

How To : Recycle a plastic bag into a plastic bag bracelet

You don't have to own a Cricut, several volumes of themed scrapbooking paper, pinking shears, and ribbons in each color of the rainbow to call yourself a crafter. More complicated crafts do call for this kind of deep and expensive preparation, but the craft presented in this v ...more

How To : Green your business

Preserving the environment is not only the right thing to do—it can result in significant cost savings for your business. Step 1: Educate yourself Educate yourself about the local, state, and federal environmental regulations that apply to your business. Step 2: Evaluate you ...more

How To : Clear up office clutter

It's easy to find yourself drowning in a pile of papers and nick-nacks if you're not armed with a good organization system. By taking the time to set up a system where everything is condensed and has a place you'll find it much easier to keep it that way. If that clutter-clog ...more

How To : Make a paper rose hair accessory

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

How To : Make a folded origami frog that jumps

Recycle scrap paper and have fun in the process! Make a jumping paper frog with origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding. This free origami video lesson presents a complete instructions on how to make your own leaping paper amphibians from folded paper. For ...more

How To : Make decorative paper with flower petals

Looking for a fun project to do with your kids? Try making decorative paper at home with flower petals and bits of recyclable paper. Supplies needed to make paper are 2 identical wooden frames, the cheapest you can find, a piece of screening, duct tape scissors, sponge, bucket ...more

How To : Make a fairy for the Christmas tree

Learn how to make a fairy Christmas ornament to place on the top of the tree. Step 1. Gather your materials. Step 2. Fold the handmade paper in half and in half again. Then fold it diagonally to make a cone shape. Step 3. Trim into a perfect cone. Step 4. Bend the wire into a ...more

How To : Stay green this holiday season by reducing your trash

Christmas and the holiday season can generate quite a bit of trash on their own, so what do you do when you want to maintain your green lifestyle over the holidays? This tutorial gives you tips on how to recycle packing material, wrapping paper and even your Christmas tree.

How To : Origami a recycle bin

This instructional origami video will show you how to fold an origami recycle bin out of recycled paper. You will need one piece of scrap paper complete this origami project. When you are finished folding this origami box, don't forget to recycle it.

How To : Make altered paper jewelry

Looking for a stylish new look without the price tag? This video tutorial will teach you how to make jewelry on a budget, with your main material being none other than paper and plastic tubing! This step by step instructional video by craftside shows you how to recycle old car ...more

How To : Make a bow out of used wrapping paper

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

How To : Create recycled origami magazine flowers

Are your magazines piled so high they're spilling over your desktop? Throwing so much paper away is a waste, so recycle your old magazines instead by making the origami flowers presented in this video. With six petals and a fluttery, accordian-style stamen, these flowers are ...more

How To : Make handmade ink from an ink stone & ink stick

You can create handmade love letters and personal paper gifts by using your very own homemade ink. This video goes in depth on how you can make your own ink at home using an ink stick and ink stone. This is the traditional way that the Chinese make their ink to use in Calligra ...more

How To : Recycle Christmas cards into Christmas crafts

Don’t throw out those beautiful holiday cards you received! Recycle them into something useful. You will need: Christmas cards scissors or a paper cutter glue cardboard ribbon or string potpurri You can recycle your Christmas cards into Christmas postcards, gift cards, napk ...more

How To : Make an easy and simple wallet out of paper

In this video, you will learn how to make a wallet out of paper. First, you will need a piece of paper, a pen, a straight edge, and something to cut the paper. Place the paper on a flat surface. Fold the paper in half, hamburger style and unfold. Fold the bottom half up to the ...more

How To : Craft mini paper prima roses using Cricut

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

How To : Craft a "New Addition" baby arrival card

Spring is baby season, so if you know a friend who's expecting rather soon, make sure both she and her baby are welcomed with a fond, handmade sentiment. Check out this paper design video to learn how to craft a "New Addition" baby arrival card. Card made using Graphically S ...more

How To : Make paper from junk mail

Join Emma & Grace as they show you how to recycle old cereal boxes, coffee carriers, artwork and junk mail into beautiful works of art. Watch this instructional video to shred pieces of paper garbage, blend it into a pulp and press your own recycled paper.

How To : Make a paper gun that shoots sniper

This video teaches you how to make a paper gun sniper rifle. You'll be amazed how quick and easy it is to make a proper paper gun that shoots just like a sniper rifle. This video is perfect for anyone looking to have fun with some paper guns. Make sure you reuse, reduce, and r ...more

How To : Use a sewing machine to sew on paper or cardstock

This video represents a union between two spheres of crafting - sewing and cardmaking. You can create some decorative stitching on your handmade greeting cards by using your sewing machine. Here's how you can sew on paper without ruining the paper or cardstock.

How To : Turn a washer into a necklace

Cathie and Steve from the DIY Network are here to show you how to make handmade hardware jewelry sure to wow passersby! In this segment, learn how to paper a washer and use it as a necklace pendant to create a unique piece of jewelry for cheap. Customize the washer with paper ...more

How To : Crafter supersized red paper flowers for Christmas

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

How To : Craft a paper rose from streamer paper

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

How To : Recycle cans and make decorative candle votives

In this video, we learn how to recycle cans and make decorative candle votives. First, you will use a straight edge to remove any paper from the top of the can. Then, use the straight edge to cut parallel holes in the bottom of the can. Grab sharp scissors and continue to cut ...more

How To : Recycle an old t-shirt into a no-sew head scarf

In this tutorial, we learn how to recycle an old t-shirt into a no-sew head scarf. First, lay your shirt out flat on a table and download the paper pattern from the video. From here, measure sixteen inches from side to side on the t-shirt that you are using. After this, follow ...more

How To : Make Recycled Deconstructed Roses

In this article, you'll learn how to create deconstructed roses in less than five minutes with your leftover fabric scraps. It's a great way to recycle your leftover fabric! Follow the instructions below and watch the videos for a demonstration. Draw the Flower Shape. Draw a ...more

How To : Make a handmade snowflake wreath ornament

In order to make a snowflake wreath ornament, you will need the following: a snowflake punch, adhesive, foam, rhinestones, card stock, a hole punch, a circle cutter, scraps of paper, and ribbon. Punch out 17 white snowflakes and 17 blue snowflakes for each side of the ornamen ...more

News : Organize Yo'sef! Part One

It’s that time of year (in the U.S. anyway) when people are focused on getting organized -- or rather wishing they were organized. Being organized is great, it affords physical space, mental space and all but insures higher efficiency. But wishing and doing are two entirely di ...more

How To : Make origami mini stars

Recycle spare paper and earn good luck in the process. With this guide, you'll learn how to fold a lucky paper star using 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 ...more

How To : Make picture frames out of cardboard boxes

Take a few old cardboard boxes or packing boxes and recycle them into snazzy and cool photograph frames. All you need, apart from the boxes is some tape, string, a little wrapping paper for decoration - and, of course, some scissors and the photograph you want to frame.

How To : Make Your Own Recycled Paper at Home

If you've ever wondered how paper gets recycled, find out for yourself by turning your used, unwanted paperwork into fresh homemade paper that you can use again. Any type of paper can be recycle, whether it's used computer paper, paper grocery bags, or old flyers. Using a ble ...more

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