Your mother has put up with your crap all these years, so why not repay her with a long-lasting Mother's Day gift? Learn how to make a twisted origami flower that can be turned into a pin or even a hair decoration by watching this video. Mother may like roses, but unfortunate ...more
Origami Mother's Day
Involving thousands of intricate folds, tucks, and nips, origami patterns perplex even the most experienced of L.A. plastic surgeons. Luckily, this video shows you how to make a complicated-looking rose in a few folds and in less than ten minutes. Origami roses are perfect fo ...more
In Korea and Japan a special holiday called Children's Day is celebrated. Like Mother's Day or Father's Day in the United States, the occasion honors one particular family member, or members, with gifts and special parades or events. While it sucks that no such day exists her ...more
Your mother puts up with your crap the entire other 364 days a year and constantly toils away making the most scrumptious meals and treats for you, so can you really even justify not making something for her in return on Mother's Day? Luckily, you don't have to be Martha Stewa ...more
Not sure what to get mom for Mother's Day? Nobody could be disappointed with cake... especially an ice cream cake! In this cooking tutorial, learn how to make a beautiful flower pot ice cream cake thanks to a recipe and design thought up by Food Wishes. Be sure to search Wond ...more
November 11th isn't just Veterans Day— it's Origami Day in Japan, where they celebrate the traditional art of paper folding. November 11th is also the last day of World Origami Days, a 2-1/2 week celebration held internationally. So, you haven't folded anything? Better get cr ...more
Creating a Mother's Day mini photo album is a unique and creative way to surprise your mother on Mother's Day. Learn some tips for creating and decorating a wonderful Mother's Day mini photo album from a craft expert in this free video series. Part 1 of 5 - How to Make a Mothe ...more
TV gardener Rachel de Thame gives advice on the right flowers to give your mum on Mother's Day. Follow this video to guide you and your mother will be most impressed with you on Mother's Day. Pick out flowers for your Mom on Mother's Day. Click through to watch this video on v ...more
If you've ever had a hard time finding a gift for your mom on Mother's Day, this tutorial may be what you need. In this video, you'll find out how to make an orchid basket easily using some very beautiful flowers. These cannot only be used for Mother's Day, but can be used as ...more
Here's a cool mother's day video. This folding card design will be sure to make her day.
Give your mom a Mother's Day gift she will really enjoy with these homemade bath bombs. Not only will she be happy to get a gift you've made yourself, but she'll love using them... (try not to think about it too much.)
Nothing touches a mother's heart more than receiving a handcrafted gift. If you're looking for ideas of what to get mom this mother's day, watch this video and learn how to draw her a gorgeous bouquet of flowers. Your mom will love it.
Do something fun with your child for Mother's Day and make a paper sunflower! Get crafty with your son or daughter and spend time with them while letting them explore their creative spirit! To make this sunflower you will need patterns which can be found here on the Cullen's A ...more
A cute card for mother's Day! Puts those old doilies to use.
Are you struggling to get mom a unique gift this Mother's Day? Do you always get her flowers or chocolates? Break out of the "same old, same old" and make a decorative tin for mom shown here in this video. By picking up just a few materials from your local craft store, you'll ...more
This is a fun activity that children can do. Parents Magazine and Better TV shows you how kids can make a beautiful Mother's Day Bouquet. You will need paper plates, scissors, paper clips, colored paper and colored pens.
The art of floral arrangement is a fun and valuable skill. Dana Plazyk of Flowers by Design lends useful tips and tricks on making simple flower arrangements. Dana shows you how to arrange a Mothers Day Flower Basket following her simple techniques. This tone-on-tone silk flo ...more
Are you stumped about the perfect gift to bring your mom? How about a beautiful paper purse? Moms love artwork from their kids, and they especially love practical items like purses. If you can't afford a real purse (if you're a kid), the next best thing is to make her a real one!
Say it with cupcakes! Chef Alison McLoughlin of The Culinary Institute of America has a great suggestion: create a beautiful "bouquet" of floral cupcakes for any festive celebration. Watch this tutorial to get useful ideas on how to bake and decorate your own cupcake creations.
Your mom will love this cute little card with a curly paper heart.
The easiest Pop-Up card ever! It has three paper flowers that pop up on the inside.
The art of floral arrangement is a fun and valuable skill. Dana Plazyk of Flowers by Design lends useful tips and tricks on making simple flower arrangements. A Mothers Day Gift Basket is a great place to gather gifts to give mom on her special day. Make this Mothers Day Gift ...more
Brian Chan is an engineer who creates beautifully folded origami. Some of the pieces are incredibly complex; view a selection of his work below, click through for more. Inspired? Start folding.
You have your gift and a card and now all you need that special cake for mom on Mother’s Day. You’ve tried other cakes now try a hat cake. This festive and spring inspired hat cake is sure to make this year’s Mother’s Day a memorable one. Show your mom how much you appreciate ...more
Take an old Rubik's Cube and convert it with some of your favorite photos. This is an awesome and really great Idea. Learn how to dot.
Google adds Easter eggs to Hangouts from time to time, and they're marking Mother's Day this weekend with the addition of three pop-up animations. All you have to do is type "Happy Mother's Day" into Hangouts (Chrome app or mobile) and you should see either a bouquet of flowe ...more
For 365 days of the year, our mothers show their love for us by driving us places, cooking us food, doing our laundry, and being our number-one cheerleader. But for one day of the year, we all get up early in the morning and show our love for our favorite women. Often, that me ...more
In this tutorial, I will show you how to make a beautiful origami rose. Take care of your folds at the beginning, and the rest should be fairly easy if you follow the tutorial exactly. Making careful folds, and making sure everything is properly aligned will allow you to get ...more
Dad works and has worked hard his entire life to make sure you always got what you wanted, whether it was that My Little Pony collector's set you desired at age 7 or a poster of Robbert Pattinson to put above your bed when you were a little older. Give him a considerate and w ...more
Tell your sweetheart he or she has stolen your heart by giving them this adorable two color Valentine's Day heart. Made from white a red paper, it metaphorically symbolizes two parts of a whole coming together. Check out this origami tutorial to learn how to craft this beauti ...more
Wear your heart on your sleeve - literally - by crafting this origami heart pin. Show some love for Cupid's holiday by creasing and folding your way to origami perfection. This heart pin can be used as a bookmark, and as a present it can be tucked into a book of romantic poet ...more
I made a Origami Valentine's day present for my Little Sister and Neice using heart and rose origami patterns I found on-line and put them in a backet with heart shaped lollipop I bought from Target.
Guy Fawkes Night (or Day as it's known stateside, and commonly called Bonfire, Cracker, or Fireworks night) celebrates the anniversary of Catholic conspirators attempting to blow up the Parliament houses in London. Celebrated on November 5th, Guy Fawkes is traditionally hung i ...more
The best cards are always homemade with a lot of love (the same can't be said for presents; sometimes Dad just needs that power saw). And since Father's Day is coming up quickly, why not make your daddy a card rather than purchase a personality-less mass-produced one? Watch t ...more
Love isn't all butterflies and roses. In fact, most of the time it kind of sucks, and you may even get your heart broken. Made from white a red paper, it evokes the beauty - and sometimes pain - of love. Check out this origami tutorial to learn how to craft this beautiful pro ...more
This video demonstrates how to paint Mother’s and Father’s Day mugs. This is a ceramic painting project. For this project, you will need the following supplies: 2 mugs, a Marabu ceramic kit, a paintbrush, a soft pencil, tissue, masking tape, a marabu porcelain paint pen, a jar ...more
Valentine's Day is a beautiful day associated with true love. Surprise your loved one or friend and show you care with this mini Valentines card with origami heart. You need not more than 10 minutes to make the card. First You Need to Make an Origami Heart Paper size: 7 cm x ...more
Celebrating Mother's Day just got more exploitative with Apple's Mother's Day ad. Their original Mother's Day ad shows photos and videos of mothers shot on an iPhone and uses the “Shot on iPhone” marketing line: Video: . In a perhaps misguided marketing campaign, you can inse ...more
Why is it that Mother's Day is the second biggest commercialized holiday when there are so many different DIY projects out there? In preschool, children make their moms clay handprint molds and cards with dry pasta glued on. So why not return to your crafty childhood ambition ...more
Is your dad's favorite pastime taking his boat out from the dock at Marina del Ray and just sailing into the sunset, staying out on the broad ocean for hours at a time? Then he will most definitely dig your gift for him this Father's Day when you create these adorable origami ...more
This short animated tutorial will show you how to assemble an origami heart that even the clumsiest butterfingers among us can perfect. Since Valentine's Day is coming up, you best hone your skills at this heart so you can give a few to your amor.
At its core, Valentine's Day is about love, the act of loving, and harmony. So it only makes sense to give your amor a heart-shaped token of your affection this Valentine's Day. Take a gander at this origami folding video to learn how to put together a small origami heart.
Your name doesn't have to be Martha Stewart in order for you to craft something beautiful for your amor on Valentine's Day. In fact, all you need to know is a few basic origami folding skills. Take a look at this origami folding video to learn how to build a simple spring peo ...more
Don't have enough cash to gift your dad a real tie this Father's Day? Then save some money and make your own! While this easy origami tie may not hold up as well as the real one, it's a great prank gift and can be used on top of a package as a nice finishing touch. Watch this ...more
What better way to express to your sweetheart what love is all about than by giving her an origami rose? Origami roses, unlike the real flowers, last forever (as long as you don't sit on them accidentally) and look beautiful when attached to stems and turned into a bouquet. U ...more
This adorable Father's Day card is a great way to show dear old Dad that you care. You'll need designer paper, stamps, and the patience to do a little bit of origami. Watch this video card making tutorial and learn how to make a thoughtful Father's Day card.
Make an origami rose for your love on Valentine's Day. This easy to follow video shows you how with romantic piano music to calm you while doing it! Start with a piece of red paper then make the initial guide line folds. You then start by folding in the corners then making mor ...more
We would never turn down real, super fragrant roses and peonies. But to be honest, getting dead or dying flyers is not all that attractive, especially since they wilt a few days in. Give your Valentine everlasting flowers this V Day by folding them from paper and then placing ...more
Make a heart for your love for the Valentine's Day! Difficulty: easy. WHAT YOU NEED: Printing paper (A4 or Letter) 3 minutes free time Video: .
Valentine's Day is a day for love, but it also just happens to be the time when every flower shop in town hikes up their prices. Chocolates are still relatively cheap, but I never understood why you have to give the gift of bigger love handles when something more creative gets ...more
Does your heart go all aflutter for your sweetheart? Literalize what so many poets have, well, waxed poetic about by making this sweet origami beating heart. It's made so you can stick your fingers inside and actually make it "beat".
A memorable and well thought out Father's Day present doesn't have to be expensive or outrageous. In fact, some of the most cherished gifts are handmade, espeically when it comes to gifts that feature warm family photographs. In this origami tutorial, you'll learn how to crea ...more
Hearts are fairly easy to cut out of paper, but origami hearts take a little more work, and that means more appreciation from their recipient. Even better, flying origami hearts. What better way to tell your loved one you care on Valentine's Day than with some bat-winged heart ...more
If you want your valentine to die of cuteness overload this Valentine's Day then make this origami heart complete with a necktie. While it's simply a heart-shaped origami project, it can easily be turned into a card if you write a nice message on the front or back.
Show your father how much you love him this Father's Day by crafting a literal representation of your feelings. This cute and easy to make origami heart comes adorned on top with a handsome white tie, sending your father messages of thanks and kindness. Watch this beginner le ...more
Whisper sweet nothings to your Valentine this Valentine's Day by making him or her this adorable origami heart. You can tuck a message like "Happy Valentine's Day" or "I Love You" inside for a personalized and sentimental touch. Check out this origami folding video for the ho ...more
Doves are peaceful symbols of the spiritual rebirth that Easter centers itself on, and are springtime animals that herald the coming of a new season. Celebrate these cute springtime birds by crafting an origami dove. Watch this video to learn how to origami a dove for your Ea ...more
This origami chocolate bar, which is realistically divided into mini bite-sized pieces and has a Dairy Milk blue packaging, is a difficult fold, but so worth it. Give it to your sweet-toothed sweetheart on Valentine's Day for a treat without the calories. Just be careful that ...more
The very first banknotes were used by the Chinese in the 7th century, during the Tang Dynasty. Before it was used as a true currency, paper money was used as part of a deposit system in which merchants would leave large amounts of coins with a trusted associate and receive a p ...more
Make your mom a special bouquet that she will always remember, using these beautiful origami lilies and her favorite chocolates. This video will show you how to put together this wonderfully thoughtful gift, perfect for your beloved mom this mother's day.