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This craft category is a huge collection of paper crafts! Crafts with paper: DIY home decor from magazines & newspapers ( paper weaving, paper flower bouquets, wall decors, art projects ), crafts with colorful papers ( origami / paper folding, quilling ), easy papercrafts for kids ( toilet paper roll crafts, easy cards, handprint arts, thumbprint arts ), DIY gifts from paper ( gift box patterns, free printable cards & tags, paper flowers ), seasonal and holiday papercrafts ( Christmas decorations from paper, autumn decorations from paper, spring decors from paper ), upcycling paper crafts ( papermache, newspaper crafts, magazine crafts, paper weaving )... and many more other creative craft ideas with papers! If you are looking for specific paper craft category ( for example: origami or quilling ) please choose a sub-category from the "paper crafts" main menu ( at the top of the page).
Tissue paper Valentine's day heart wreath with paper roses
You can make this gorgeous heart shaped paper rose Valentine's day wreath with leftover red Christmas wrap tissue paper and some cardboard ! Creative idea , isn't it? You can use this super easy and beautiful heart wreath to decorate your home at Valentine's day on a budget or you can use it as nice wedding decor at your upcoming wedding party as well! In this nice craft blog you will find a nice photo documented step-by-step tutorial on how to make this gorgeous heart shaped paper rosette wreath in minutes! This beautiful and inexpensive home decor will look good in any color!
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DIY easy paper daisies - paper spring flowers
With this nice video ( quilling ) craft tutorial you can learn how to make these cute paper spring flowers / daisies ! These colorful paper flowers are perfect spring decors for your home, and believe or not it's a very easy craft project ! You just need a little piece of colorful paper , scissors and some glue! You can use the quilled paper daisies to create a beautiful mother's day paper flower bouquet, a spring flower garland or you can simply use them as cute additions in a gift card !
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DIY Family photo Christmas tree
Looking for easy Christmas decor for your home? This DIY photo Christmas tree is a great way to show off your favorite photos from the year and utilize wall space! This DIY Family photo Christmas tree is a really simple craft project that is so fun to do! This DIY Family photo Christmas tree is so fun - you can look at the photos as you walk by and remember the fun memories from the past year! We bet that you will get lots of comments from visitors about it being a neat way to display photos.
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DIY Paper bonbon chocolate rose bouquet - video tutorial
This gorgeous crepe paper rose bouquet is not just only beautiful but it's also very delicious, because the rosebuds contains chocolate bonbons ( Ferrero Rochers ) ! Creative, isn't it? You can create this nice flower bouquet very easily: you just need a little crepe paper, delicious chocolate bonbons / sweets and a little wire. It can be a perfect gift for mother's day , Valentine's day or a perfect addition to your wedding / graduation party . You can create this crepe paper rose and chocolate bouquet in any color: try it in romantic red or in elegant white / pastels !
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Crepe paper chamomiles ( paper flower bouquet ) - easy spring decor
In this nice video tutorial you can learn how to make this gorgeous DIY crepe paper chamomile bouquet ! This sweet paper flower bouquet can be a perfect decor in your home at springtime/Easter , you can decorate your wedding party with them frugally, or you can gift them for any special occasion ( such as mother's day ! ) Of course you can make these easy and quick crepe paper flowers in any other color than chamomile white , they will look gorgeous in any form! You can adapt this nice paper flower making technique and create other gorgeous ( spring ) decorations such as: wreaths, centerpieces, garlands and even accessories!
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DIY Gorgeous easy paper hexagonal gift box
Watch this nice step-by-step video tutoria l and learn how to make this gorgeous origami style paper gift box easily with simple household materials and colorful construction papers ! This beautiful hexagonal floral treat box can be a perfect way to wrap small presents/sweets for mothers's day ( or other occasions ) in a stylish and gorgeous way! This paper gift box is a surprisingly easy paper folding project : you just need a piece of s crapbook or construction paper , a ruler, a can lid and that's it! With this step-by-step video tutorial creating your own beautiful DIY paper gift box will be a piece of cake! ( Even the kids can fold some to surprise their friends - or f
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Adorable pipe cleaner spiders - fun Halloween craft for kids
These cute and easy pipe cleaner spiders are great for Halloween , whether it's a school party or just for fun at home! In this video tutorial Easy Peasy And Fun will show you how to make the most adorable spider craft for the kids : the paper and pipe cleaner spiders ! These pipe cleaner spider ornaments can be charming Halloween decorations both in the classroom and in your home. Just look at the adorable little eyes! Get a few sheets of black craft paper, a bunch of pipe cleaners and let's get crafting:
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DIY 3D paper plate water lily with a handprint frog - kids craft
Spring is a perfect time to make gorgeous paper flowers. If you’re looking for an easy, adorable and super fun spring craft , this 3D paper plate water lily with a handprint frog by The Best Ideas For Kids is just the perfect spring craft for you! This handprint frog craft can be a fun afternoon activity or a perfect classroom craft. Kids will love making their own handprint frog and bringing it to life on a paper plate lily pad with 3D water lily !
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DIY Jumping origami frog - fun paper toy for kids
Is it an indoor play day and you are stuck for a craft idea to do with your little ones ? Welcome summer ( or spring ) with this super fun jumping origami frog by Basteln mit Papier ! This paper frog is such a fun classroom project to make! This jumping origami frog is a fun interactive summer craft for kids and a great way to encourage imaginative play. The paper frogs are easy to fold, and the kids will have a blast playing with them afterward. These paper frogs would also make a great activity for a jungle themed summer party.
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Paper weaved wreaths from newspaper (step-by-step tutorial)
With a few sheet of newspaper you can make this gorgeous super inexpensive ( low-budget ) Christmas wreath ! Brilliant idea, isn't it? This recycling craft - the paper weaved ( Christmas ) wreath is much easiear that it seems! This super video step-by step tutorial will teaches you how to make one! Well, making one is a bit time consuming but worth every minute! With paper weaving you can upcycle paper junks and create gorgeous home decors at the same time which is a very nice thing! Paint the finished wreaths with acryllic paints to a color that fits into your home or the season/holiday !
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Under the sea - coloring book pages for adults
It’s time for another super gorgeous pack of intricate coloring pages – this time they have the under the sea coloring pages for adults! So sharpen your coloring pens, or even better get your markers ready and have fun with coloring pages for adults!
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DIY Rocking paper plate Santa - fun Christmas craft for kids
Why make a regular paper plate Santa when you can make one that doubles up as a toy ? This fun little rocking paper plate Santa craft by Easy Peasy And Fun isn’t just for making : once done you can push it and it will rock left and right and even slightly forward or backward, depending on how you push it. Fun, isn't it? Or you can use the finished paper plate Santas as an ornament : just hang it on a string. This fun little Santa craft makes a pretty cute classroom or home decoration ! Besides of it's super fun and adorable, It’s also super easy ! Ready to make one? Let’s get Christmas crafting :
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DIY Jumping paper cup elf - fun Christmas craft for kids
This jumping paper cup elf puppet craft by Kids Craft Room is so much fun to make and play with! By following along Kids Craft Room's easy to follow tutorial, kids will be able to make these easy and fun jumping elf puppets that leap up and down when you pull the string! Such a cute interactive Christmas craft ! Hang your finished paper cup elf puppets on a hook or door handle and when you pull the strings out to the side it will jump up along the strings and when you bring your hands together again it will jump back down! So fun!
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Rocking paper plate reindeer - fun Christmas craft for kids
It's time to create fun reindeer-themed kids crafts! We just love simple paper crafts here on Mindy and are super excited to show you this fun and easy paper plate Rudolph craft by Easy Peasy And Fun. Aren’t they super adorable? These colorful paper reindeer are so quick to make and so cute! You can hang your finished paper plate Rudolph as an adorable Christmas ornament , stick them onto homemade greeting cards, or you can play with them because it rocks! Get the step-by-step tutorial at www.easypeasyandfun.com and let's get crafting :
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Christmas tree napkins - napkin folding tutorial
Brace yourself: Christmas is coming! So, Handimania made this brilliant step-by-step video tutorial on how to fold a simple fabric napkin into a Christmas tree . This fun napkin Christmas tree can be a great DIY Christmas table setting decoration OR you can use this easy paper ( napkin ) folding technique to create other fun Christmas decorations or gifts ( such as greeting cards, gift toppers, Christmas tree ornaments or Christmas garlands ). All you need is a simple fabric napkin ( or a sheet of paper ) . Watch this video tutorial now and learn how to fold napkins for your Christmas table!
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4 Easy & cute way to wrap Christmas gifts
Along with some instant gift wrap you can print and use, Mr Printables also has a few DIY gift wrap ideas without even having to print! This one is super simple and kids will love it. He thought those triangle flaps you end up with on each end of wrapped gifts just looked liked animal noses waiting to be smudged on with a little black paint, bringing it all to life. That’s all there is for this DIY animal gift wrap. It hardly needs a tutorial. Browse the images for reference and make your own versions!
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Shabby chic easter bunnies ( free printable )
There are lots of fun uses for these little Shabby Chic Bunny Silhouettes by Hostess with the Mostess Blog! Jenn's original intention was to create a decorative paper Easter bunny garland – but she also discovered that they look pretty dang cute as gift bottle tags or party favor bag accents ! Especially when decked out with a cute little craft pom cotton tails! Of course you can use this adorable free vintage / shabby chic style cartoon bunny printable to decorate your home or the kids room at Easter / springtime or you can use is as part of other craft projects as well ( Easter gift cards,wall arts, scrapbook pages.. )
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DIY egg carton whale - fun summer craft for kids
We LOVE egg carton crafts ! Egg cartons are great for recycled crafts , and they can also create amazing three dimensional crafts. This time I Heart Crafty Things created this fun egg carton craft for kids : the egg carton whale! Isn't is super adorable? So, don't hesitate: get the step-by-step tutorial and turn your recyclable paper egg cartons into lovely whales that will have your kids cracking up!
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Christmas ornament holders - table decors from cardboard boxes
This gorgeous Christmas ornament holder table decor has made from a simple (sturdy) cardboard box! Brilliant, isn't it? We love recycling craft ideas and so far this is our Christmas favourite! You can combine these Christmas ornament holder trees with your favourite (handmade ) Christmas tree ornaments and use as a gorgeous table decor, or you can gift them  to your loved ones! In this nice craft site you can find the free template and a nice step-by-step assembling and decoupage tutorial! You can create whimsical, funky or even vintage/rustic style decors with this brilliant upcycling craft, it will look gorgeous in any form!
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Woven star christmas ornament
This beautiful christmas star ornament is made from vintage book pages.  Traditionally, this type of ornament would be made from reed, or birch bark, or wood veneer, though some crafters like to use cardboard or paper.
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DIY Cardboard pirate ship (step-by-step tutorial) - cardboard craft
For this project, Creative Mom used cardboard from pizza boxes, egg cartons , hot glue, thread, super glue, and paint only. Unbelievable, isn't it? And the best is: in this step-by-step video tutorial she will show you how to make it! This DIY Cardboard Pirate Ship requires patience and time, but the finished ship definitely will make your children smile! Or even you could use it as gorgeous nautical home decor because just look at it! Isn't it stunning? And it was made from simple cardboard , and paint! Truly magical! Follow the tutorial , and create your very own cardboard pirate ship now:
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DIY 3D paper shoe (free printable template)
Give this beautiful 3D paper shoe to your girl and ask her to be your Cinderella! Or make one for yourself to use as a jewelry box! Or create some as a stylish wedding or bachelorette party decor! Or... - the possibilities are endless! And Just 1 sheet of paper is required. Brilliant, isn't it? As usual, Dreamy Posy's wonderful free template and step by step tutorial will guide you through the process:
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Easy DIY paper sunflowers - fall craft for kids
These folded paper sunflowers by One Little Project are so easy to make! It’s crazy what you can make with just a few folds of paper ! These paper sunflowers are the perfect craft for late summer or fall. They are bright, beautiful and lots of fun to make! This sweet paper sunflower can be a perfect decor in your home at summer / fall , you can decorate your wedding party with them ( in pastel colors ) , or you can gift them for any special occasion ( such as mother's day ! ) Of course you can make these easy and quick paper flowers in any other color than sunflower yellow / orange, which makes them great party decorations as well!
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DIY Gnome Easter eggs - fun Easter egg painting idea for kids
If you’re looking for a fun and unusual way to decorate your Easter eggs this year then this gnome Easter egg craft could be just what you’re looking for! Gnome Easter eggs are very easy to make and you can use plastic eggs, wooden eggs or even real blown or hard boiled eggs. This Easter craft project makes us happy because you know we are mad about gnomes ! Plus it’s happy, colorful, fast and inexpensive!
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Little easter baskets from newspaper - paper weaving
Learn how easy it is to weave a basket using newspaper! These adorable little ( easter ) baskets are made from newspaper using the technique of paper weaving with two tubes and the basic type of edging technique to finish the basket. These colorful, super easy to make, eco-friendly baskets can be wonderful handmade gifts for any occasion, just fill them up with easter treats or delicious cookies! You can weave baskets in any size and shape they will be just perfect! If you need a colorful toybox in the kids' room , or a nice litttle easter or cookie basket this upcycling diy project is a perfect choice for you!
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Flying bat handprint craft - fun Halloween craft for kids
These handprint bats by Kids Craft Room are so super adorable! These paper bats are great fun as a Halloween craft for the kids, plus they make such lovely keepsakes ! Handprint crafts are always nice to do with the kids and make great keepsakes that you can enjoy over the years as we watch their little hands grow. This handprint bat craft is not just for Halloween: it can be enjoyed at any time of the year and would be a great little craft to use when learning about nocturnal animals or working on a dark nights theme.
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Easy DIY owl corner bookmarks - fall craft for kids
With the leaves falling from trees, it's the perfect season for DIY crafts and these paper owl bookmarks by Red Ted Art are just perfect for all DIY owl craft lovers! This lovely little owl corner bookmarks is one of the simplest origami projects so it’s perfect for beginners and as it only takes a few minutes to make! ( It’s also a great fall craft project for the classroom. ) Keep your kids entertained all day long with this fun, colorful origami bookmark project that won't leave you with a mega mess:
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DIY bunny Valentine's day gift bags (with printable)
This is Mr Printables's favorite Bunny favor bag for the Valentine’s day. Children can make these printable party favors for others, or receive them from you! Fill it with chocolates, candies and lots of love. You can also use it as an easter gift bag.
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Easy DIY Paper crab card - fun summer craft for kids
These little crab cards by Easy Peasy And Fun are super cute, very easy to make, and it's just perfect for keeping little ones entertained for hours. This crab card is a great fun craft for kids that lets them practice their fine motor skills too. The finished crab cards make adorable summer decorations or you can share them with friends and family members! Plus, because this crab card is such a simple and easy craft, it’s great for kids of all ages !
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