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This craft category is a huge collection of DIY paper decorations! DIY seasonal  paper decorations ( paper summer decor, paper spring decors - paper flowers, autumn decorations from paper ), paper decorations for holidays and occasions ( Christmas paper crafts, Easter paper crafts, wedding decors from paper, birthday party decorations from paper), home decor ideas with paper ( decorating on a budget, organizing ideas with paper ), upcycled decorations from paper ( newspaper crafts, magazine crafts, paper weaving, cardboard furniture ), easy paper decorations for kids .. and many other creative DIY paper decor ideas!
Accordion fold paper tulips with straws - spring craft for kids
Now that it’s spring and all of the beautiful tulip bulbs are in full bloom it’s a perfect time to celebrate spring time with a pretty tulip craft. This paper straw tulip craft is bright and beautiful just like a real tulip and it’s crazy simple to throw together for an afternoon craft. Watch the video at I heart crafty things to see how easy it is to make these pretty paper tulips! If Mother's Day coming up, we bet you have flowers on your mind. Gift mom something beautiful and handmade like these gorgeous paper flower bouquets. Kids can get in on the fun by helping fold the paper, tape, glue and assemble the paper spring flowers.
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DIY Clothespin zombie - fun Halloween craft for kids
Ready for Halloween ?Have clothespins ? Lets make some talking zombies ! This clothespin zombie puppet craft by Easy Peasy And Fun will be ready in no time and it’s insanely fun. You can either print Andreja's version or draw your own zombies , both will be silly and fun! These DIY clothespin zombie puppets are sure to be a huge playtime hit for your creative kids. So get the free printable and tutorial at easypeasyandfun.com and let's get started:
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Beautiful giant dahlias from crepe paper
Are you looking for a quick, easy, frugal but still gorgeous spring/easter or wedding decor ? Try this beautiful crepe paper dahlia ! These gorgeous paper flowers can be great decors in your home at spring/easter or you can make them as nice gifts for special occasions ( such as: mother's day, birthdays, graduation or wedding parties etc ). Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make a giant crepe paper or tissue paper dahlia in minutes! You can make the paper flowers in any color and size, they will be gorgeous in any form! This spring craft project is so easy, even the smallest kids can create some!
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Easy paper pumpkin lanterns with paper mache
Do you have Halloween pumpkin lanterns in your front yard yet? If you haven't got artistic pumpkin carving talent, or you just need a simple inexpensive jack'o lantern alternative try this brillant craft idea: the paper mache pumpkins!  These lanterns are created with paper mache, a simple but genious craft tecnique, out of tissue paper that’s thin enough for the flame to shine through! Paper mache is absolutelly inexpensive, all you need is a little paper (orange tissue paper or newspaper) and a little homemade paper mache glue (from flour and water! If you need a nice homemade paper mache glue recipe search for "glue" in our site!)
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DIY handprint badger puppet - woodland craft for kids
Autumn is almost here so it's time for super cute woodland crafts such as this lovely badger puppet! These woodland handprint badger puppets by Kids Craft Room are so simple to make and a lot of fun to play with. Team them up with your favorite woodland animals story book or use them for imaginative play in a homemade puppet theater. These handprint badger puppets will provide lots of enjoyment for kids. This is a fun and simple handprint craft that makes a great rainy day project! ( Handprint crafts also make the perfect little keepsakes. You can always remember your child's handprint with these lovely badgers )
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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 Cardboard box which house - recycling craft
A cardboard house ( doll size or bigger one ) is a wonderful place for creative play. Building one is a great DIY project that everyone will enjoy participating in. Follow along Kreatív Anya's step-by-step tutorial and create one! Whether you're helping a child or younger sibling with a school project or just trying to keep yourself amused on a rainy day, a cardboard house is a fun and easy craft project. You can make a simple model house, a dollhouse, or even a large cardboard playhouse. These houses can be made from materials you likely already have around your house, although you might need to visit an art supply store if you want to decorate it.
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Balloon reindeer,polar bear & penguin - Christmas party decor
We just love balloons ! There is no faster, cheaper, fun and more unique party decoration than balloons . But simple balloons and Christmas doesn't really fit together, right? At least we always thought that. But with these super cute balloon animals we show you that's absolutely not impossible to decorate your Christmas party with cheap & simple balloons ! This balloon penguin, balloon reindeer and balloon polar bear by Minidrops will spice up your Christmas party without spending a fortune on decors ,or you can decorate the nursery room with them, either way: the kids will love them! For a working download link please choose the original ( untranslated ) link:
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How to make magazine beads (paper beads)
Make magazine beads ! Magazine beads are a popular craft amongst children and teens but in fact they originated in Africa, where people make them for a living . Magazine ( paper ) beads are fun, easy and frugal! And also colorful and above all provide a bit of much needed upcycling. She made her magazine beads child friendly with a nice wide opening so that your children can manage the beading. ( but you can make them as neat as you like – using a toothpick as a centre. ) Watch the how to make paper beads video and create your very own magazine beads ready to bead a gorgeous eco-friendly necklace ! ( This method is similar to the base technique of quilling ! )
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Simple DIY Twisted paper Christmas ornament
We simply love frugal handmade ( Christmas ) decorations ! These elegant twisted paper ornaments by How About Orange are easy to fold and make beautiful Christmas decorations. You can make them from magazines, scrapbook papers or even wrapping paper, whatever you happen to have lying around. You can use these gorgeous and easy to make twisted paper ornaments to decorate your Christmas tree frugally or they will look beautiful as a Christmas garland. How About Orange used vivid colors but you could use classic white or more subtle winter colors as well! This elegant , twisted paper ornament is a super easy Christmas paper craft project which makes it a perfect project for kids of all ages.
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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 Styrofoam cup owl - fall craft for kids
Owl crafts are seriously one of our most favorite things, because who doesn't love owls ? These styrofoam cup owls by I Heart Crafty Things are adorable, simple to create and are fun for any time of the year. There are also some fun children’s books that are a great complement to this craft. Seeing these lovely little styrofoam cup owls up on our craft shelf brings an enormous smile to our face every day and we know they will do the same for you! So visit iheartcraftythings.com for the tutorial and let's get crafting:
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Fall window art - leaf suncatchers
Make gorgeous fall leaf suncatchers with your kids this week in gorgeous autumn-ish colors! This fall window decor is an easy and impressive art project that will add some gorgeous autumn color to your windows as you celebrate the season. This fall art project is absolutely inexpensive, and soo easy to make (even the smallest kids can create some to decorate the classroom!) You can use autumn colors to make the coffee filter  leaf sun catchers or alternate the shape and create a winter or a spring version with other colors!
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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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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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Snowdrop tissue paper flowers - with plastic straws
With the help of this nice spring flower kids craft tutorial by Kids Craft Room, you can create with the kids this gorgeous snowdrop flower arrangement , and you’ll be able to enjoy these delicate flowers all year round. We love the simplicity of this flower - straw craft and think they look just like bigger versions of real snowdrops! They found it really easy to make tissue paper flowers using a drinking straw for the stem and I’m sure you’ll experiment with this method to make other varieties of tissue paper flowers in the future too!  Do you have a favorite flower you’d like to try to make?
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Plastic spoon angel - easy Christmas craft for kids
It's time time to make a beloved icon of Christmas . And it's none other than the beautiful angel . Angels are believed to be messengers of God. The lore is that an angel appeared to Virgin Mary to announce the birth of Christ and proclaimed him the savior of all people. Here is our adorable spoon angel ornament to adorn Christmas tree ! These little plastic spoon angels are super sweet and simple to make - this is a perfect afternoon Christmas craft for the kids.
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DIY Paper plate sun and rainbow craft - fun summer craft 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 sprin g with this sweet paper plate sun and rainbow craft by Easy Peasy And Fun! This paper plate sun and rainbow craft is such a fun classroom project to make as one paper plate makes two crafts and you can use scrap materials for everything else. Making paper plate crafts in the classroom is always so much fun! Your c lass or kids will enjoy making these fun paper plate suns with you.
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How to make ATM piggy bank for kids from cardboard
This Easy to make ATM Machine Piggy Bank is a Fun Toy for Kids. You can use both currency notes and coins. This functional cardboard box ATM piggy bank is extremely fun to use and also super fun to make ! All you need is to create one fun ATM piggy bank for yourself ( or for the kids ) is: a few sheets of cardboard , and 3 spring s! This frugal and easy to make cardboard ATM piggy bank will be your kids ( and your ) favorite we guarantee it! Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make your own cardboard ATM piggy bank with a few sheets of cardboard !
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Fun DIY mouth shape party horn photo booth props
Can you believe that New Years is almost here!? Ah! How will you ring in the new year ? Today Leslie from Pink Stripey Socks is here to share a fun and crafty way to usher in 2018. Party horn photo booth props ! These fun DIY mouth shape party horn photo booth props are so cute and easy to make . The kids will want to help out too! These fun DIY mouth shape party horn photo booth props are so great to make with the whole gang. Everyone can express their creativity and design their own party horn props ! Once you’re done, pop ‘em into your mouth for a hilarious welcome to the New Years !
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Gorgeous and easy crepe paper peonies - spring decor
Are you looking for a quick, easy, frugal but still gorgeous spring/Easter or wedding decor ? Try this beautiful crepe paper peony ! These gorgeous paper flowers can be great decors in your home at spring/ Easter or you can give them as nice gifts for special occasions ( such as: mother's day, birthdays, graduation or wedding parties etc ). Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make a gorgeous crepe paper or tissue paper peony in minutes! You can make the paper peonies in any color and size, they will be gorgeous in any form! This spring craft project is so easy, even the kids can create a few flowers for their mommies!
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DIY 3D cardboard bear statue (free printable)
Are you looking for a simple but stylish decor idea which doesn't require fancy craft materials and high crafting skills? Do you love cuddly bears & rustic / vintage decors? Try this simple but gorgeous 3D paper bear statue! This dimensional paper bear can be perfect addition to your home decor or you can make some with the kids just for fun! In this nice craft site you will find the free paper bear statue pattern and a few ideas about how to decorate with them! This easy 3D paper craft is super simple,super quick and also super fun so even the smallest crafty hands can create some in no time!
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Corrugated cardboard snowmen - easy Christmas ornaments
These cute smiling snowmen are made from simple corrugated cardboard sheets with a little acrylic paint. Aren't they adorable? Corrugated cardboard snowmen can be a perfect quick and inexpensive winter/chirtsmas decor in your home or a fun craft project for the kids in boring winter afternons. This happy cardboard snowman also can be a perfect group craft project in the school (or kindergarten) because it's super easy to make! You can use any other paper leftovers and decos to create a few snowmen, they will look gorgeous in any form!
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