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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 Paper roll chick - fun Easter craft for kids
These paper roll chicks by One Little Project are so simple to make and they’re such a fun weekend project to make with the kids! These adorable little paper Easter chicks make wonderful little egg holders for your Easter table too! ( The pipe cleaner wings go all the way through the paper roll, so eggs can sit up in them! ) These paper roll chicks only take about 5 minutes to make and they are definitely simple enough for kids to make by themselves. Get the step-by-step tutorial at onelittleproject.com and create a bunch with the kids :
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Monster watercolour blow art - easy art project for kids
If you like making process art and trying new painting techniques with kids , keep this watercolor monster craft in mind for the next rainy afternoon. They are guaranteed to brighten your day! Th is straw blowing painting technique is perfect for creating s haggy and fuzzy texture, so she decided to make some shaggy, fuzzy and very friendly paint dip monsters !
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Easy DIY paper fall leaf wreath - stylish fall decor
Fall is in the air and that means it’s time to bust out all the fall crafts ! We love decorating our home for fall and we're always searching for fun new ways to do that. This little DIY paper fall leaf wreath by The Craft Patch Blog is SO pretty and super easy to make! All you need is a few sheets of metallic and glitter scrapbook paper and a cutting machine ( or - of course - you can cut out the leaf shapes with a scissors which makes this paper fall leaf wreath a fun scissor practice activity for the kids ) This step-by-step tutorial by The Craft Patch Blog will teach you how to make a simple fall wreath out of metallic and glitter scrapbook papers:
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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 Balerina silhouette - watercolor painting for kids
There are so many fun ways you can craft with ballerina silhouettes! Express elegance and beauty through brush strokes with this lovely watercolor balerina painting by The Best Ideas For Kids! The Best Ideas For Kids used coffee filters to decorate the ballerina’s tutus but you can use cupcake liners, craft tulle or even tissue paper! You can frame the finished dancing balerina artwork and use it as a lovely nursery or kids room decor or just have fun making these gorgeous watercolor ballerinas ! Get the free printable ballerina silhouettes and the step-by-step painting tutorial at thebestideasforkids.com and let's get painting :
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3D paper christmas tree - easy paper craft for kids (video tutorial)
Learn how to make a gorgeous 3D Paper Christmas tree with Hattifant's step-by-step video tutorial, and free printable Christmas tree template! If you love paper snowflakes and fancy the next challenge, these beautiful dimensional paper Christmas trees are super easy to make and look great both with and without an electric tea light! What a fantastic paper craft for Christmas ! You can get the free printable template here
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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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Easy DIY dimensional paper bird - spring decoration (free printable)
We hope you will enjoy these simple-to-make paper birds which will to brighten up any house or work desk. The paper bird printable is available at instructables.com for free ! Print out the parts, score the dotted and dashed lines and cut along the solid lines before carefully cutting out the parts. To make the bird extra colorful, print it out and use it as a folding and cutting template in a colorful patterned paper. Cut out both sets of parts then use the legs, feet and beak from one color and the remaining parts from the other color. Once you are done you can make a matching, complementary bird with the remaining set of parts.
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DIY Geometric painting with masking tape (tape resist painting)
In this nice art tutorial Katie will teach you how to create a gorgeous geometrical paintings without any artistic skills!  Tape resist watercolor painting is a very classic art project for young kids Tape resist paintings are a great standby art project for kinds to approach in different ways with different materials over time.  To create gorgeous tape resist paintings you can use masking tape, painters’ tape, contact paper shapes and initials, washi tape, and stationery store stickers. There’s so much potential with tape resist art! So many ways you can do this. I hope you and your kids give tape resist painting a try sometime and experiment with the general technique
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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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Simple paper strip sphere bunnies - Easter kids' craft
If you are on a hunt for a quick to do Easter craft idea, these cute little bunnies are certainly your thing. We love all the diversity simple paper strips offer when it comes to crafting (and these unnies prove that).  If you are in a need of a fun Easter craft idea for a classroom these are your thing as you can easily “thread” them on a string and make a fantastic Easter garland. You wouldn’t even need to limit yourself (well the kids) to sticking to ray or brown color for this paper craft project. Use pastels and have a nice variety of Easter bunnies. Naturally this is also a wonderful project to do with your kids at home.
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Easy paper rosette hedgehog - fall paper craft for kids
Time for another hedgehog craft idea! This time Andreja from Easy Peasy And Fun will show you how to make a super cute paper rosette hedgehog craft (well half the rosette). This cute paper rosette hedgehog is perfect to make at home or to use as a classroom project or fall decoration! You can make the whole paper rosette too! This cute paper hedgehog is super adorable on it’s own but you can make it even cuter by adding an paper apple or an pear on it’s back. Ready to make one or ten? Let’s make them! This is a super simple paper craft for kids.
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5 Easy DIY Valentine's day gifts and room decor ideas
Love is all we need! This video tutoria l will help you to prove or show your love with easy DIY Valentine's day gifts and decorations. You'll find out how to make a paper heart garland, 3D Valentine's Card, fluffy pom-pom hearts , easy but awesome ring dish of polymer clay , cute sleep mask of felt, and true handmade wall art for those who are in love. These adorable, quick, inexpensive and easy Valwntine's day decor and gift ideas can be real life savers because they can be great last-minute projects as well! Of course you can use these great romantic gift and decor ideas to spice up your wedding as well, because they will look gorgeous in any size and color!
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DIY Paper flamingo ornaments - easy and fun summer craft for kids
We simply love easy, fun & frugal summer crafts ! And if it is an adorable and easy flamingo craft , then even better! Today, Maggy from Red Ted Art will teach you how to make these adorable paper bauble flamingos! These super cute dimensional paper flamingos will look gorgeous on your summer tree and the kids will adore them too. This paper summer decor is so easy to make and look absolutely darling! Ps: Red Ted Art have a whole collection of fun summer crafts for you, check it out!
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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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Easy DIY paper lavender - spring decoration (paper flower)
These gorgeous paper flowers ( paper lavenders ) by Kids Craft Room look so pretty and are simpler to make than you might think! You can easily cut the paper shapes yourself but for those of you that prefer it, Kids Craft Room has even got a free printable template for you too. This flower craft is such a fun way to enjoy lavender flowers all year round or they can be a darling Mother’s Day gift. These crepe paper flowers also look super pretty in a vase!
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DIY Cardboard fireplace
With this nice craft video tutorial you can make this cardboard fireplace easily. If you need a quick and cheap christmas decoration, this is the perfect idea for you!
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DI)Y 3D paper heart (free printable template)
How to make a paper heart / 3D paper heart? ( Or pepakura heart ? ) . Whatever it calls, this 3D heart is perfect for your Valentine’s Day ,your proposal day, or your wedding day ! This 3D paper heart ( despite it's look ) is a really simple craft comes with an easy to follow free ( pepakura / 3D folding ) template . It’s so easy to make your own paper heart, from very simple materials. All you need is some paper, scissors, and glue.
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Clothespin bat - Halloween craft for kids
Halloween is in the air, and that means doing fun, seasonal crafts with your kids ! This time The Kindergarten Connection will show you how to make cute little bats out of a few simple craft materials. This clothespin craft is super easy, inexpensive and fun, the kids will love it! This little clothespin bat can be a great addition of you Halloween cards , Halloween treat bags , or you could turn them into magnets for the fridge... either way kids will love transforming flat clothespins into friendly Halloween bats !
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DIY Paper plate Easter egg wreath - fun Easter craft for kids
If you’re looking for an easy and fun Easter craft for your kids – you’ve definitely come to the right place! This time Kids Craft Room will teach you how to make this fun paper plate Easter wreath in no time from simple craft materials. The kids will love making these paper plate Easter wreaths ! This paper plate Easter wreath is such a simple and accessible craft for children to have fun creating at home and at school! Follow Kids Craft Room's step-by-step tutorial and let the fun begin:
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Tissue paper flowers (with 4 different petal pattern)
Are you looking for a quick, cheap but still gorgeous spring /wedding decor, or a last minute flower bouquet? If yes, this tissue paper flower making technique is a perfect choice for you! All you need is some colored tissue paper and a bunch of green pipe cleaners (or sticks). If you are out of time and you can't buy special multi colored tissue papers just try to make the flowers from  ordinary paper napkins! In this website you will find 4 different petal pattern: dahlia,rose,peony,daisy,poppy
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DIY Winter village wreath (free printable)
We love this winter village wreath not only because of its soft fluffiness, because it was really easy to make. No fancy sewing, pinning, chain sawing or other dangerous activities needed. We've been obsessed lately with easy paper crafts, and this would be a great use for those scraps. (You can use leftover Christmas wrapping papers or fun scrapbook papers as well) Read this step-by-step craft tutorial and create your own gorgeous winter village wreath! (You will find the printable paper house template  at Delia Creates for free! )
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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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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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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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Simple DIY Gift box advent calendar (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 Craft And Creativity. 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. This paper box advent calendar will brighten up your day every time you see it
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DIY Beautiful easy to make spring balloon flower from crepe paper
Are you looking for a quick, easy, frugal but still gorgeous spring/Easter or wedding decor ? Try this beautiful crepe paper balloon flower ! These gorgeous paper balloon 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 beautiful balloon flower 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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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 Cardboard box Volkswagen bus cat house (video tutorial)
Surf's up, cat lovers! Here's an adorable summer DIY project that is purrfect for your feline friends. With eHow's step-by-step video tutorial you will be able to transform a simple, ordinary cardboard box into a vintage-style VW bus where kitties can jump and play and nap all day! Isn't is super fun? Cats love lounging around in boxes , especially cute car-shaped ones, so get a little paint, a sturdy cardboard box and make your own DIY cardboard cat house!
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