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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 fabric covered cardboard storage boxes
She made these storage boxes completely out of old cardboard boxes covered with a little fabric on the front. Absolutelly brilliant! With these super easy, cheap but still gorgeous fabric covered storage boxes you can eliminate any mess in your home in a practical an decorative way! Of course you can use other materials to cover your cardboard storage boxes: leftover wallpapers,craft papers,wrapping papers, contact papers or you can "simply" paint it to a fun color or pattern!
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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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How to make pompoms - DIY cardboard pom pom maker
In this step-by-step video tutorial Red Ted Art will teach you how to make a pom pom maker out of cardboard, and use it to create pom poms in various sizes and colors. Yarn pom poms are great fun for making your own decorations or unique accessories: turn the pom poms into keychains, zipper pulls, pencil toppers, pom pom bookmarks, pom pom mats, pom pom ornaments.. the possibilities are truly endless! watch this video and learn how to make your own cardboard pom pom maker:
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Inexpensive wreath base with toilet paper rolls - recycling
With this brilliant lifehacking craft idea you can create a sturdy wreath base from nothing! You just need some toilet paper rolls and a little tape to make this inexpensive wreath base. Unbelievably creative, yet simple and easy! This tp roll werath base can be a perfect addition to your christmas or easter decoration just decorate it with different decor elements such as: ribbons, pine branches, toys, faux grass or a fluffy scarf! This super cheap wreath base is a great way to repurpose some paper junk and made a gorgeous handmade decor at the same time!
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DIY Rocking paper birds - spring craft for kids
These paper birdies are super cute, fun to play with and also really easy to make! ( and you probably already have all the supplies you need to make them! ) You can use these paper birds as cute spring home decors , or seat cards at a fun party, or simply create some with the kids just for fun! Of course, these paper birds will look gorgeous in any color and size! This paper craft can be a great spring class project as well!
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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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Easy paper plate Santa craft for kids
Create festive Christmas crafts with the kids! Today we are sharing a fun looking Santa paper plate craft with you created by Andreja Vucajnk. Whether you’re crafting with a preschooler  or a school aged child at this Christmas, this Santa craft is fun for a wide range of age groups. Paper plates, paint and white glue are the kids best crafting friends! So pull out the paint and the paper plates and follow along Andreja's tutorial on how to make this fun Christmas paper plate craft: Santa!
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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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DIY Paper flower and mason jar wall art ( fall decor )
This gorgeous DIY fall decor by The Craft Patch Blog features a pallet wood sign with a mason jar filled with r olled paper flowers and paper autumn leaves. This beautiful fall decor is super easy to make ( even without a vinyl cutter ) ! All you need is : a bunch of beautiful paper or faux flowers , a wooden base board and some paint! You can simply draw the mason jar with paint, markers or create a fun mason jar string art! ( Jessica will provide you the free cut files if you have a machine cutter or you can find various mason jar patterns >> here << )
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DIY Crepe paper lily of the valley (crepe paper flower making tutorial)
Crepe paper flowers make a gorgeous event decor with a big impact - think weddings, baby showers, bridal showers, and more! These paper lilies of the valley are beautiful in a vase or a wedding bouquet. watch this video tutorial by Góc nhỏ Handmade and learn how to make these gorgeous crepe paper flowers. Paper-flower crafting is a project for those with patience, but one without a high cost of entry. Happy crafting!
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Easy DIY origami Christmas ornament star
What can be better than an inexpensive , quick , but still gorgeous and colorful paper Christmas decor which involves a stylish but classic star ? This gorgeous paper origami star can be folded literally in minutes and it will spice up any boring wall space in your home or in the classroom ! You can use the origami star to decorate the kids' room at any time of the year, if you are not into Christmas decors. With this super video paper folding tutorial you can make a few origami stars with your kids in no time, from a few sheets of colorful origami paper - or from leftover wrapping papers pieces ( even wallpaper pieces, and old book pages will work well with this easy origami project ) !
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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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3D flower coloring pages ( free printable )
We are really excited to share these paper craft flowers 3D coloring pages with you as they give coloring a whole new dimension. These gorgeous colorable paper flowers bring two of our passions together, the intricate coloring and the detailed paper crafting. If you’re more a fan of paper crafts than coloring pages for adults though there’s a pre-colored version included in the free printable too! You can use the finished artworks to decorate your home (at springtime), or it can be a perfect present for your coloring enthusiast friends ( along with a nice set of pencils/pens)!
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DIY Oz paper bag scarecrow - fun fall craft for kids
Fall means scarecrows, and that means a fun fall craft for the kids! Amanda created this adorable paper bag scarecrow to celebrate the Lost In Oz series, but it also can be a great fall decor in your porch! Create this super cute  DIY paper bag scarecrow with the kids , they will love to make it and also to play with it! Kids can play with this lovely scarecrow puppet until you’re ready to watch the next episode of Lost In Oz! Or accompany this cute scarecrow with a few pumpkins and create a gorgeous fall garden porch decor with him! ( You can use old clothes instead of fabric, to make your DIY scarecrow more weatherproof!) This scarecrow craft is perfect for preschoolers and kids of all ages!
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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 DIY paper Christmas star gift box (free printable template)
Watch this nice step-by-step video tutoria l and learn how to make this gorgeous paper star gift box easily with simple household materials and colorful construction papers ! This beautiful star treat box can be a perfect way to wrap small presents/sweets for Christmas ( 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, the free template 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! ( To make the video and template download button work please choose the ORIGINAL LANGUAGE button below! )
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DIY Paper cut star - easy Christmas decor (free printable)
We love the ambiance that paper lanterns can create! Especially paper star lanterns ! These gorgeous DIY Paper cut stars by Papelisimo can instantly transform a ho-hum space into something truly magical. These DIY paper star lanterns make pretty decorations even without lights inside. You could make a golden star to put on your Christmas tree! At papelisimo.es you will find the free printable paper star template and a nice step-by-step video tutorial on how to make this gorgeous paper-cut star in no time! ( To make the video work, please choose the ORIGINAL LANGUAGE button below! )
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DIY cereal box magazine holder - desk organization
Make a cheap but still gorgeous magazine holder / file organizer from an empty cereal box ! It's not just a super cheap home decor / oragizing craft idea but you also can upcycle some paper "junk" with this nice craft project which is good for our Earth. You can decorate this cereal box magazine holder with any type of paper ( you don't need expensive scrapbooking paper , ordinary gift wrapping paper also works well ). This project is perfect for organizing magazines / files or the kids drawings and also for decorate your office / home on budget.
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Paper mache easter bowls (bunny and chicken) - easter kids craft
Are you looking for a cheap but fun easter kids craft idea? Try this one! These adorable chicken and bunny easter paper bowls are made with the brilliant paper mache technique! paper mache is a very easy , kid friendly technique based on a non toxic homemade water and flour paper mache glue. To make this gorgeous easter bowls you just need some newspaper, a little water and flour, and a nice balloon! You can create any other paper animal /creature bowls with this technique if you need one for your kids next party. (This paper bowl is perfect for candies, small treats, gifts or snacks)
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Toilet paper roll flowers - easy tp roll spring craft for kids
Spring is coming fast so switch gears to focus on bright and colorful spring activities! These toilet paper roll flowers are perfect to welcome spring! And we love all the colors and options you can do with these! Which spring flower is your favorite? It’s such a welcoming way to brighten up your space or room to have fresh flowers . Of course, these aren’t fresh flowers but they are fun, bright and colorful and who doesn’t love that?
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DIY paper accordion flowers - paper folding
These gorgeous accordion folded paper flowers are perfect gifts for any ocassion ( mother's day, father's day, birthdays.. ) or you can use them as fancy party decors ( at weddings, dress up parties, birthday parties etc ). With this nice video papercraft tutorial you can create the paper flower rosettes easily from a little colorful ( scrapbook ) paper. You can spice up the paper rosette flowers with other embelishments ( buttons, ribbonts.. ) or simply attach delicious sweets to the flowers centers to create a perfect and fun gift !
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DIY Paper cup angel - fun Christmas craft for kids
Angel crafts are seriously one of our most favorite things in Christmas ! These paper cup angels by Kids Craft Room are adorable, simple and fun to create. There are also so many Christmas stories that are a great complement to this craft! This lovely Christmas angel craft is perfect to hang from the tree, use as a Christmas tree topper or place on a shelf or mantle. Wherever you put them, this easy angel craft is sure to delight young and old alike.
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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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Easy paper pumkins - quick fall decor
Look at these  super fun and easy to make fall pumpkins! These paper pumpkins are super cute and the perfect craft for ANYONE to make. (Even the smallest crafty hands can make some!) This gorgeous fall/autumn pumpkin decor is really simple and inexpensive to create. There’s so many fun different papers out there that you can try! The pumpkins would be fun to make with a little sprinkle of glitter too!  In this nice craft website you will find a video tutorial which will teach you how to make these cute paper pumpkins in minutes!
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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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Valentine's day paper heart decor from cardboard
This Valentine's day craft project is made within 30 minutes and is fun and easy for kids to do. Not only is this corrugated cardboard heart decoration great as a Valentine’s Day gift for a mother or grandmother, but is just as nice as a Mother’s Day gift. If you omit the bottom stand, the corrugated cardboard Valentines heart can also be used as a cute plant stick. You can add any small decors to your cardboard hearts and make them in any color that fits into the occasion or your house! It can be  a great inexpensive wedding party decor as well just paint them with a stylish romantic and elegant pearl white or pastels!
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Crepe paper succulents
If you are also that type of person who cant handle properly a living houseplant ( just like us ) these cute crepe paper succulents are perfect for you! Or you can decorate your wedding with them! This time Ash And Crafts shows you how to make gorgeous and lasting crepe paper succulents using our favorite craft material: crepe paper. These crepe paper succulents are not only a feast for the eyes, but they are easy to make for even those who haven't yet dabbled in paper craft.
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DIY Butterfly paper plate puppet craft - spring craft for kids
When flower starts to bloom, let the spring crafts begin! This butterfly paper plate toy by The Joy Of Sharing is so quick and easy to make and super fun to play with! This paper plate puppet craft is great for toddlers and preschoolers who will love to see the little butterfly collecting nectar again and again! So much fun! Butterfly crafts like this are great for spring or if you’re planning a butterfly life cycle study theme. Head to thejoysharing.com and learn how to make one:
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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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