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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!
DIY Heart cardboard shelf - teen room decor (recycling craft)
Watch this super, detailed, step-by-step video craft tutorial , and learn how to make this gorgeous and useful heart shaped shelf ( or organizer ) easily from simple household materials such as cardboard boxes ! If you love upcycling and organizing this little heart shaped cardboard shelf a perfect craft project for you! This cardboard box ( jewelry ) organizer is not just only a super cheap s helf alternative, but it's also a perfect room decor for a teen ! You can wrap the heart cupboard with any craft paper ( or leftover wrapping papers ) , or simply cover it with paint ( and decorate later with decoupage, stickers, blings etc.. )
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DIY Ruffled tissue paper garland - easy party decor
Pretty Providence sharing with us this frugal but festive DIY ruffled tissue garland ! Gorgeous isn't it? If you had nothing in your stash but scissors, this garland would cost you $3, one for the string, one for the needle and one for the tissue . If you wanted to have more than one color- add a dollar for another pack of tissue. Awesome, right? We are such a fans of easy DIY party decors ! Crepe paper ( or tissue paper ) garlands are not just fun for parties ,but they will bring a bit of joy into your home on a daily basis! This easy crepe paper garland can be a great addition to your birthday party, wedding party, baby shower or any other occasions!
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Diy Toilet paper roll penguin - winter craft for kids
Any penguin lovers around? Here is an incredibly cute paper roll penguin craft by Easy Peasy And Fun! This lovely little TP roll penguin is great as a fun winter kids craft, preschool craft and also great for learning about winter animals. You can use simple toilet paper rolls, kitchen towel rolls or even craft rolls. This little toilet paper roll penguin will be both fun to make and to play with. Follow Andreja's easy instructions and learn how to craft an adorable penguin today:
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DIY Handprint chick paper puppet - fun Easter craft for kids
These handprint chick puppets by Kids Craft Room are so super adorable! These paper chick puppets are great fun as a spring craft or Easter craft for the kids , plus they make such lovely keepsakes! We love that not only does this chick craft look super cute but kids can actually play with them too. Chick puppets are a wonderful way to encourage dramatic play and story telling.
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DIY Interactive paper sailboat - summer craft for kids
This time I Heart Crafty Things and Artsy Craftsy Kids share this super fun and simple summer paper craft with you! This paper plate sailboat craft is super simple to make and is perfect as a playful summer craft. You could also make this fun interactive paper plate sailboat craft any time of the year after learning about sailing or to go along with a favorite ocean adventure themed children’s book. Preschooler s might also enjoy playing with this craft while singing row row row your boat. ( Just swap the sailboat to a boat ) So many fun possibilities!
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Easy DIY dimensional heart - Valentine's day craft (free printable)
Are you looking for an easy last minute Valentine's day decor or gift card ? Make some of these fun and easy dimensional paper hearts! Glue it on a sweet Valentine's day card or just use them to spice up you romantic Valentine's day or wedding decoration! With this nice step-by-step tutorial and Krokotak's free printable dimensional paper heart template you can make it literally in minutes. Of course you can make the Valentine's hearts in any color and size that fits into the occasion or your home decor! Paper crafts are definitely our favorite crafts  because its inexpensive, fun and versatile!
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How to make a tablet holder from cardboard
Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make stylish unique tablet cases /tablet holders from simple craft materials such as cardboard, colorful ( construction ) paper, transparent self-adhesive foil and a rubber band ! This tablet case/ tablet holder is not just very useful if you often watch movies or videos in your tablet but also can be a brilliant unique personalized tablet accessory that fits perfectly, because you can make it in any size! ( It can be a great case for mobile phones as well! ) The 2 larger cardboard panel is your tablet 's size ( width&height ) , the 2 thin piece is 1-1- cm wide, and the last piece is a half of your tablet 's size.
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DIY Cardboard box castle - upcycling craft
Today's craft by A Beautiful Mess is a wonderful and oh-so-fun recycling craft! This fun and thrifty handmade cardboard box castle is easy to make, and it's a perfect gift for your kids ! Handmade toys bring much more fun and happiness than the store-bought versions ( especially dollhouses ) because you can personalize it to your little girls or boys' taste as much as you want! You can create an ice castle for Elsa, or a sturdy cobblestone castle for your brave knights, or a pink sparkly castle for your precious little princess - the possibilities are endless! With this nice step-by-step cardboard box castle tutorial, you can make one cardboard box castle in no time:
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DIY paper ball Mickey and Minnie mouse ornament
It's time for a new fun and easy Christmas project : let’s make a super cute paper Mickey or Minnie mouse ornament ! What’s wonderful about these lovely paper ball Mickey and Minnie ornaments by Red Ted Art is that you can turn them into the most adorable Christmas garland ever ! Construction paper is one of our favorite crafting material ( so many possibilities and quite frugal too! ) , and we do love all kinds of paper ball ornaments! With the festive time of the year approaching, it’s time to look into fun characters, making Mickey and Minnie is certainly a must. Ready to make your little paper ball ornaments ? Watch Red Ted Art's step-by-step tutorial:
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Dot painting easily with a simple pencil eraser
In this nice step-by-step DIY dot painting video tutorial Natalie will show how to decorate a plain notebook cover with a beautiful dot pattern without using brushes or any other special art / craft equipment, with using a simple pencil eraser ! The colorization process brings a lot of fun and this easy painting technique is also a perfect way to relax and create gorgeous artworks ( or gifts ) at the same time! Of course you can decorate other things than a notebook with this brilliant dotting technique as well ( such as: rocks, tote bags, phone cases and canvases to making gorgeous mandala wall arts ! )
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Easy DIY egg carton angel - Christmas craft for kids
What's a Christmas tree without an angel ? Tree topper or ornament, these lovely egg carton angels make the sweetest of decorations and are one of our favorite craft of this Christmas season. Combine the egg carton angels with a piece of lace and you have yourself a joyful & beautiful reminder of our reason for celebrating. And as an extra: this Christmas & upcycling craft is so easy even the smallest kids can create some! So, roll up your sleeves and join us in making these vintage style egg carton angel ornaments:
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DIY Colorful pumpkin seed tree - fall craft for kids
Dzieciakiwdomu grabbed some paper and glue, along with a bowl full of dyed pumpkin seeds and created this gorgeous and oh-so-simple fall pumpkin seed tree ! It’s a perfect time to celebrate autumn with a pretty and fun fall craft ! This all pumpkin seed tree is vibrant and gorgeous just like real trees . This fall pumpkin seed craft is crazy simple to throw together for an afternoon craft. Visit this step-by-step picture on how to make these pretty fall pumpkin seed trees in no time! Spice up your autumn home decor or the classroom 's decor with the kids , they will surely enjoy creating these colorful pumpkin seed trees !
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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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DIY Zinnia flower from printer paper ( free template )
This a gorgeous, frugal and super easy-to-make paper Zinnia flower is made from a simple sheet of printer paper and chalk. This beautiful paper flower is a perfect summer craft for you! Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial where Dreamy Posy will teach you how to make your own gorgeous paper zinnia flowers , and as an extra she provides us a free printable zinnia flower template! ( >>here << ) Zinnia is not kind of flower that you will love at the first sight, but if you will definitely love it as you have a close up look, so brilliant. Making beautiful spring/summer decors just from printer paper will definitively be your new hobby!
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Paper baskets from newspapers - paper weaving
Do you love recycling , or you just looking for a gorgeous organizing idea which almost costs nothing? Try these beautiful paper woven baskets ! You will be surprised how easy is to make one! Even the kids can create some to organize their toys /stationaries. You can leave the paper baskets in their original newspaper look or you can paint it with acrylic paints/varnish for a more fun look. Of course you can make the paper newspaper baskets in any size and shape that fits into your home decor ! Paper weaving is not just perfect because it's usefulness and gorgeousness but it also helps the Earth with upcycling some paper trash !
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Paper snowman luminaries in 3 minutes
Here’s a super duper fast christmas craft project the kids and you will love. The best part is you don’t have to run to the store for anything and you’ll have these snowman luminaries made in a matter of minutes!
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Weathered wood pantry crates from diaper boxes
With this creative craft idea you can make these beautiful low-budget (vintage looking) storage boxes. If you dont want to buy expensive decorational foils or stickers instead of them you can make it with any scrap paper wrapping or with some leftover wallpaper.
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DIY Toilet paper roll spring wreath with fabric rosettes
Stop before throwing toilet paper tubes and old, unused clothes away! Learn from Bigger In Real Life's tutorial how to combine them to create a beautiful wreath in no time! Use toilet paper tubes and leftover fabric pieces to create a bright and cheerful upcycled Spring Wreath. This upcycled spring wreath is just a perfect addition to your spring home decor plus it's super easy to make!
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Kid fall craft - leaf suncatchers
These gorgeous fall suncatchers are not just super easy to make (even for the smallest crafty hands) but they will bring warmth and love to your home instantly! The end of summer doesn’t mean we have to give up on the sun altogether. These bold and colorful fall leaf suncatchers are just the thing to use the sunlight to welcome autumn with the kiddos. You can use these beautiful leaf shape suncatchers to decorate your home at fall or it can be a perfect fall craft project for the kids in the school /kindergarten as well!
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Easy DIY dimensional paper star - Christmas craft for kids
Looking for an easy DIY Christmas decoration ? These pretty 3D paper stars are super easy to make and look stunning! These lovely little dimensional paper stars can be great Christmas tree ornaments , you can place them randomly on bookshelves or hang a bunch of them with clear string over a table top for a fancy holiday dinner OR make a bunch of tiny paper stars and fill a glass jar with them! Watch this video tutorial by Lina's Craft Club and create your very own cute paper stars with the kids !
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DIY Handprint fox craft - fun fall paper craft for kids
If you want an easy, and virtually mess-free craft to do with kids this fall , you need to make this super cute DIY Fox handprint craft by Easy Peasy And Fun! This handprint fox is such a wonderful craft idea for all the fox lovers out there! ( Ok, that’s not actually a hanprint but a hand-trace craft ). This is an easy project to make, that doesn’t take long, so it’s also great to use in the classroom ( great for advanced scissor practice ).
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DIY Cute (kawaii) paper rainbow - Kkid craft idea
We are sharing another wonderful rainbow kids' craft tutorial with you today :  a cute (kawaii) paper rainbow kid craft (in noway limited just for kids). This is a quick and super easy paper craft to make, so it can be a perfect  project for hands on scissor practice in the classroom as it doubles up as a wonderful decoration. Easy peasy and fun, right?  This cute paper rainbow kid craft can be done in under minutes and the finished artwork can be placed somewhere in the kids' room as a cute,colorful and frugal  decoration!
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DIY easy geometric paper vase sleeve - modern home decor
Do you have an ugly old chipped vase ? Turn it into a gorgeous, modern, stylish home decor piece with a few folds and a single sheet of copy paper ! Brilliant recycling craft idea, isn't it? This geometric paper vase sleeve is super easy to make and its also very addictive! Once you understand the folds , you can't stop making them. You can use regular white copy/printer paper or construction paper to create your own gorgeous modern home decor pieces ! Of course you can recycle other materials to create the vase : such as plastic bottles, glass bottles, mason jars, or tin cans! Cover some mason jars with this paper origami vase cover and voilá' you have a chick and inexpensive office stationary holder !
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DIY mouse corner bookmark- easy paper craft for kids
In today's video Rosie Carter will teaching you how to create these tiny little mice bookmarks! These DIY mice bookmarks are super fun to make, very simple to fold and very sweet to use! This adorable little paper chick corner bookmark is a perfect fun paper craft for kids of all ages, because it's so simple. This short and fun video tutorial will be a great help in create some! So here is a super helpful bookmark how-to video!
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DIY Paste Costume - last minute costume idea
Turn yourself into a bow-tie pasta or a cute ravioli by following along Studio DIY's easy-to-follow costume making tutorial ! These DIY pasta costumes are great show-stopper costumes , because, well.. just look at them! Who doesn't love pasta ? And look at that tiny ravioli ! Isn't it super adorable? This pasta costume is such a great group costume because you could be all sorts of pasta. Plus this costume is super simple and doesn’t take much time at all, too. Head to studiodiy.com and learn how to make them:
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DIY  Modern matchbox advent calendar
With all of the hustle and bustle of the holidays , it's not hard to lose track of time. Before you know it, it's Christmas ! Countdown to Christmas with this super adorable and super easy to make DIY matchbox advent calendar by The Merrythought. This lovely little Christmas countdown advent calendar can brighten up a loved one’s day each day of the month with some good, old fashioned snail mail! Whether you want a grown-up or kiddie version, this tiny paper box advent calendar is just begging to be made. Not only is this a wonderful holiday decor , because of the anticipation it builds, but it's also a great kids' craft too. Not to mention that this Christmas calendar makes great, frugal Christmas decor.
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DIY Paper calla lily flower bouquet  -  beautiful spring decor
Meaning for calla lilies is purity, holiness, and faithfulness.Because of their beauty, calla lilies are used for many occasions including weddings, Easter decorations, mother's day bouquets ....So get a few rolls of crepe paper and create this gorgeous crepe paper calla lily to decorate your home frugally at Easter / spring or give it as a meaningful gift for your loved ones! Of course you can create paper calla lilies in other colors as well. Watch this step-by-step video tutorial and create your very own gorgeous paper flowers!
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DIY bubble paint flower hydrangeas
This may just be one of the easiest and most fun “painting” to make, because you don’t even have to “paint”! Love blowing bubbles? This bubble painting craft project is a perfect choice for you (and for the kids)! This gorgeous hydrangea flower picture is a perfect spring decor for your home or you can give them as lovely cards on mother's day. You can paint other motifs (animals,flowers,landscapes) with this fun painting technique as well!
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