Love roses and complicated craft projects? Make a beautiful decorative paper rose using origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding. This 26-minute free origami video lesson presents complete instructions on how to make your own roses from folded paper. For mor ...more
These are step-by-step instructions on how to fold a Japanese paper ball (Kusudama). These are very cool origami decorations and can be hung all around the house, and these paper balls are also an excellent decorations or Christmas tree ornaments. This modular origami model re ...more
This video tutorial shows the basics of how to make a box, with a lid.
Yay, you can now own the iconic Hermès bag for next to nothing! There's one catch—it's made of paper. Hermès is currently offering several free downloadable templates for the "Kelly Paper Bag" on the company's Facebook page. Not exactly usable in the traditional sense, but it ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to clean your skateboard grip tape. To do this, you will need: window cleaner, an old toothbrush, and paper towels. After this, you will spray the area with the window cleaner and then scrub it with the toothbrush. Scrub it until it comes up clea ...more
In this Arts & Crafts video tutorial you will learn how to Origami a paper envelope without glue or tape. Take a piece of paper and fold it in half hamburger style. Fold the open edge of the top sheet of paper back on itself so it reaches the closed edge. Repeat this step agai ...more
Learn how to make an easy origami dragon A4 instructions. Design, video tutorial and diagram by Ventsislav Vasilev (Origamite) http://goo.gl/LQAXuD Background Music: Can you feel the love tonight - Elton John performed by Teofila Vasileva (piano) Video: . What do you need: O ...more
Check out this video to make an optical illusion paper toy. Don't be dismayed by the intricacy, just read the text on the bottom of the screen!
Watch this instructional painting video to create a water like effect on the surface of canvas, wood or paper. Use acrylic paint and a spray bottle with some paint thinner. Spray the turpentine onto wet paint and watch the paint separate into shapes that look like the surface ...more
Cast iron pans are a timeless treasure—they're an essential kitchen tool that will stand the test of time, and no home kitchen is complete without one. However, they do have a reputation for being difficult to care for... with arguments both for and against regular seasoning. ...more
Enchant that special birthday boy or girl with a unique origami birthday pop-up card by following this well produced instructional video. 1. All you need is a two sided square piece of colorful wrapping paper to create your origami birthday pop-up card. As long as your paper i ...more
Christmas decorations aren't cheap. From outdoor lighting to fir trees, decorating for the holidays can break the bank. That's where ingenuity comes into play, like hacking battery-operated Christmas lights, modifying lighting patterns and building Christmas tree ornaments fro ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a 3D flower pop up card. The materials required for this are 5 pieces of paper, scissors and glue. Begin by folding the paper in half 3 times and then fold down the sides to a triangle. Now fold a bit of the triangle flap up to ...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.
UK-based artist Matthew Nicholson is a man of many talents: designer, photographer, professional free runner and papercraft engineer—and in the latter of which, he generously posts free downloadable DIY kits for your folding pleasure. The only template currently available is ...more
Make an unbelievable paper toy from a piece of printer paper. You may have to watch this fast video a few times.
Turn paper into paper guns! All you pretty much need is paper, scissors, and tape. Watch and learn how to make a NPG-6 paper gun. This realistic, kid-freindly, replica handgun is easy to make. So start folding that paper pistol! Part 1 of 3 - How to Make a NPG-6 paper gun. Pa ...more
This trick is a form of "mentalism". This is done by asking three questions, and writing your answers on three separate pieces of paper. A mentalist first asks you a personal question, but instead of writing the 'answer' to that question, he writes the answer to the final 'eas ...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
Pringles are just as well known for their cylindrical packaging as for their suspiciously addictive fried crisps. Yes, that's crisps—not chips. They do not meet FDA standards for "potato chip" classification since they're only made up of 42 percent potato product. "Potato ch ...more
Get out a pen and some paper, and give this classic brain-teaser a shot! It's got two solutions. This is a good one to try on your family and friends.
Skulls. What spooky Halloween décor or staging of Hamlet is complete without a skull or two popping up? For ghoulish special effect and/or setting a dramatic scene, skulls are absolutely integral. Well, with some artistry, hardware supplies, and a good dose of patience, you ca ...more
Even though I am not the best locksmith in the world, the four-digit #175 model Master Lock is so easy to pick that all the hardened steel in the world isn't going to protect your belongings.
Are you stranded in a hotel room with no kitchen, but craving the comfort of a home-cooked meal? Fear not, I have found some interesting ways to cook food without the luxury of an oven, stove, microwave, or even a toaster!—also known as "hotel room cooking." This information ...more
With Valentine's Day looming in our midst, it's high time to start thinking about what you'll be cooking up and crafting for your sweetheart. But instead of spending any money on anything, just keep one thing in mind—everybody loves cold hard cash, even as a valentine gift. So ...more
There's nothing worst than throwing a party without any music. That's like having watching the Super Bowl without any chips or beers...lame. While having a huge stereo system or set of portable speakers is a plausible solution, sometimes you find yourself without either of th ...more
Watch this video a few times to learn how to make a paper toy transformer. Although this video is fast paced, the text will help you follow along.
In order to make a paper bag out of a newspaper, you will need the following: 2 sheets of newspaper, a ballpoint pen, cardstock with 2 holes, organic glue, and 2 pieces of rope. Fold the top of the paper down 1 centimeter. Apply glue to this tab, on the inside and outside. Fo ...more
This video is based on similar ideas from Dr. Ken Blackburn's world record paper airplane. You will need a sheet of paper and a flat surface. After you have completed the plane throw it over your head to get a smooth and slow glide. Your will find the video easy to follow and ...more
Whether you're a coffee fiend or beer enthusiast, having good coasters is necessary to prevent watermarks from forming on your tables. But instead of going out and buying a set, consider making some custom ones yourself that match you and your home's personality. All you need ...more
There's paper guns, and then there's paper shotguns. It's more powerful than your standard paper gun, and more pleasing to the eye. Watch all six parts of this tutorial to see how the paper shotgun is made, then watch the seventh and last video to watch it in action, shooting ...more
This is a lengthy and detailed video tutorial on how to make a paper gun and paper bullet. This is not one of those realistic looking replica guns made from paper, but it's still pretty impressive for a gun made of paper. See how to make the paper gun, then watch to see how to ...more
These decorative paper butterflies make the perfect fall arts and crafts project and year-round ornament to decorate your home. Learn how to use a template, cut out the design, and then score it to give the butterflies their unique 3 dimensional look. You can also add this but ...more
Learn to fly... paper airplanes. In this video tutorial, John Collins, The Paper Airplane Guy, shows you how to fold and fly the Boomerang paper airplane. For this Boomerang paper airplane, you'll be using a piece paper. John gives very detailed folding instructions for easy ...more
Scanning important paperwork on smartphones is a tedious process, often relying on either external scanners or third-party apps that had to be either purchased or were loaded with annoying ads just to get the job done. Thankfully, iOS 11 now lets you easily scan documents usin ...more
In this video, we learn how to make the farthest flying paper airplane. First, you will lay the paper flat and fold in two sides on the top. Then, fold it in half and keep folding the plane in. After this, you will see the wings become smaller and smaller. Once you fold this u ...more
Holographic technology has made a push towards becoming a reality for everyday consumers, most recently with the introduction of the Microsoft's HoloLens, which combines real-world and virtual elements in one awesome device. While it may be a while until that this technology ...more
This tutorial video will help you learn how to apply the infamous "Glue-Free Quickweave" Technique. No need for stocking caps, end wraps, wrapping paper. Hair is 100% protected from bonding glue and adhesives.
This will also work for any square or book shaped gift you have this year! A professional gift wrapper shows you the best way to neatly and professional gift wrap a book - all you need is the paper, some scissors and tape!
If you've ever found yourself bored and not knowing what to do, this video tutorial might help you out. See how to make a homemade spin toy with a button. Just get out a pair of scissors, a large button, a glue stick, string and a small piece of paper and you can begin buildin ...more
The fine folks at ITS Tactical made this detailed tutorial on how to make a two-piece lock pick set out of only a few paper clips and using only a multi-tool in the construction. The host begins by demonstrating how to construct the pick, then how to use it on a real lock. It ...more
This video demonstrates how to fold the origami model "Eastern Dragon" that Joseph Wu designed. Paper size used in the video: initially: 13cm by 65cm finished model: 18cm by 18cm Part 1 of 4 - How to Fold an origami dragon. Part 2 of 4 - How to Fold an origami dragon. Part ...more
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.
Samsung is currently dominating the Android market with their line of Galaxy devices, including the GS3, GS4, Note 2, and Tabs. All of these devices run Samsung's TouchWiz, which is something every softModder should try out eventually. The only thing is that Samsung devices ar ...more
Get out that junk paper and scrounge up some tape and a pair of scissors, because it's paper gun time. Watch this three-part video to learn how to make a Beretta paper gun. It's not a completely realistic Beretta, but come on... it's a paper gun. You can shoot paper bullets ou ...more
Homemade circuits are amazing. You can build any kind of circuit on a simple perfboard, as we have seen in previous projects. However, some projects require very tiny circuit boards. We could special order some boards from a printed circuit board (PCB) factory, but that will m ...more
In this how-to video, you will learn how to make an animated optical illusion with paper. First, start off with one ball and copy it five more times so that it goes in a line to the corner. Make sure there are six balls in total. Next, create a striped pattern shown. There are ...more
How to video about how to make an amazing paper hat. For people who love easy amazing things.
Make a paper airplane that can act like a boomerang or do flips or just soar for a long long time. This Paper trick plane is the best kind ever! Watch this how to video to learn how to make a paper airplane of your own.
Why make a flip book? Because all animation – even stick-figure Flash animation and multilayered, highly technical 3-D effects – is built on, and can benefit from, the basics of the craft first developed by artists working at the beginning of the last century. And while fancy ...more
Cat Morley and her adorable Scottish accent show you how to make a decorative square geisha flower that can be made into a pin or sewn onto clothes or accessories for extra embellishment. For this crafting project, you will need some felt, a square template of paper, a pencil, ...more
Check out this variation of the paper stairs. Make paper stairs out of one sheet of paper. Ya know, if you're bored. Part 1 of 2 - How to Make pop-up paper stairs. Part 2 of 2 - How to Make pop-up paper stairs.
Home chemistry is great, but what happens when you forget to label your chemicals? How do you know if you turned a clear glass of ammonia into a clear glass of unobtainium? Chemists have a tool for just that. Litmus paper are small bits of filter paper saturated with a reacti ...more
Here is the simple way to make great paper mache in about 2 minutes. This recipe will work for most paper mache projects. This is a quick tutorial on making a paper mache mixture.
Tutorial on how to make a water bottle bong. This time I show you how to make a water bong the fast and easy way with materials you can find around the house. You will need: a bottle a paper clip a lighter a hollowed out Bic pen wrench heads foil water marijuana or tobacco C ...more
Check out this video to learn how to make a 3D paper snowflake for the holidays. Follow the text at the bottom of the video as supplemental instructions. Remember to use your scissors.
Get ready to draw like Leonardo da Vinci, or, at least, trace like him. A new augmented reality app, SketchAR, is the first mobile app that uses AR to allow users trace an image on real paper. The Lithuania-based company describes their product as "an application through which ...more
Just like skinning a cat, there's more than one way to sharpen a knife (disclaimer: while I advocate sharpening your knives daily, please don't ever even consider skinning a cat). There's a stone, for an uber-sharp finish; the underside of a mug, for an awesome makeshift sharp ...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
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Giveaway Tuesdays has officially ended! But don't sweat it, WonderHowTo has another World that's taken its place. Every Tuesday, Phone Snap! invites you to show off your cell phone photography skills. Submit your best shot to our weekly competition for a chance to win an awes ...more