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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).
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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Gorgeous DIY paper napkin flowers in minutes
This nice step-by-step video tutorial will teach you how to make a beautiful flowers out of paper napkins. These gorgeous paper napkin flowers can be perfect decors in your upcoming wedding party , birthday party or you can use them as sweet g ifts for Mother's day , or as cute and long lasting flower home decors at spring ! This craft project is soo easy even the kids can create some colorful gorgeous napkin flowers to decorate their room! You can make the flowers from almost every type and color of napkins they will be beautiful in any form!
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DIY Pop up Easter bunny puppet  - Easter craft for kids
Are you looking for a fun and easy Easter kids craft idea ? try this lovely little pop-up Easter bunny puppet by In The Playroom. Once the rabbit puppets had been made and decorated, the children had even more fun and giggles playing with them and making their animals pop up out of their hiding places. This adorable pop up bunny puppet Easter craft offer a fun way for the whole family to celebrate the arrival of spring .
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Easy DIY yarn wrapped tree - fall craft for kids
This yarn wrapped fall tree craft by I Heart CraftyThings is not only gorgeous, but it is also awesome for toddlers and preschoolers for working on strengthening fine motor muscles. You could also prep the activity beforehand and have it ready as an afternoon busy bag activity. These little yarn wrapped trees are simple to craft and even more fun to decorate with! Imagine them hanged on dried branches accompanied with other simple DIY fall decorations ( such as walnut owls or pompom pumpkins! )
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Free printable - Halloween bingo game for kids
Bingo somehow never gets old ( for kids ,at least ) . As long as they have plenty of treats to use as markers, kids can play this game forever! Want a set of Halloween bingo of your own? With Pretty Providence's free Halloween printable you can make one easily: all you need is a color printer and some card stock! ( Laminating is optional, but it's highly recommended ) Bingo is a super fun and easy party game ,perfect for adults and small kids as well. It can be a perfect Halloween game in your upcoming party , we are sure everyone will enjoy it!
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Christmas tree origami
This is a very easy to make and low budget christmas decoration idea: an origami christmas tree! Looks beautiful on any christmas tree, and you can make it from any colured paper or anything that you can fold.
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Believe in yourself adult coluring pages
Coloring (for kids and adults) it is a great way of switching off and doing something creative that you can do anywhere.  Today Mum In The Madhouse shares with us a fantastic selection of free, believe in yourself coloring book pages. Each one is slightly more intricate and challenging.  They are perfect for doing with your kids, so you can share them out between you all! Decorate your home or your office (at springtime) with these gorgeous motivational artworks, it will surely brighten up your cloudy days! get the free templates at muminthemadhouse.com:
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DIY Tie dyed eggs - magical easter eggs with paper towels
This gorgeous tie dyed easter egg is absolutely easy to make and really unique! You just need food colorings, a paper towel and a little water+vinegar mixture. We  just love the pattern the paper towel leaves behind! It's a very fun way to decorate the easter eggs with the kids and the best is : you don't need to blow out the eggs! You can create easter eggs with this super egg painting technique in any vibrant / bright colors and the kids will surely enjoy the (not so mess free) process!
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Christmas Paper Cone Star Wreath
It's time for a new fun and easy Christmas project : let’s make a gorgeous paper cone star wreath ! What’s wonderful about this paper cone star wreath by Ribbons And Glue is that you can turn some leftover Christmas wrapping paper into the most beautiful Christmas decoration ever ! Paper is one of our favorite crafting material ( so many possibilities and quite frugal too! ) With the festive time of the year approaching, it’s time to look into festive decors, making paper cone star wreaths is certainly a must. Ready to make your gorgeous paper star wreath ? Clink on the link below to get the tutorial and create one with the kids !
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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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Adorable aluminium foil spiders - fun Halloween craft for kids
These foil spiders by The Joy Of Sharing can be made in just minutes and are a fun way to decorate the house or classroom for Halloween when you’re short on time. If you need a fun kids craft to do with a whole class of children without breaking the bank, this aluminium foil spider craft is the perfect choice for you! In this step-by-step tutorial ( as usual ) The Joy Of Sharing will teach you how to make this adorable foil spider in no time:
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DIY Message in a bottle - summer beach decor
We all know how important it is to recycle bottles ,but chucking your old glass bottles in the recycling bin isn’t your only option! Create this DIY Message in a bottle summer beach decor with Sadie Seasongoods! Besides of that it's a lovely summer decor, upcycling your old glass bottles can be an enjoyable, thrifty and rewarding eco-conscious activity. get the tutorial at sadieseasongoods.com and create your very own message in a bottle! ( You can age paper with coffee if you haven't got old book pages at hand )
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Origami bird - paper folding tutorial
Learn how to make beautiful origami birds with MP Easy Origami's easy to follow instructions! Origami birds with wings are usually more complex than this, but this bird is very easy to fold. It only takes a few simple steps and the result is almost as awesome as the more complex origami models. This origami bird can also pass for a pigeon or dove. Watch the video and let's get folding!
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DIY Owl baby painting - fun fall craft for kids
Fluffy baby owls are so cute! These wise birds are incredibly popular right now, so why not make this super cute baby owl-painting with your children and watch the delight on their faces? These sponge painted baby owls are easy to make and an absolute joy as well, so why not get underway and make these delightful birds that will add color and creativity to your household? Follow along I Heart Crafty Things' step-by-step owl painting tutorial and create your very own super cute baby owl painting :
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DIY Cardboard spaceship (UFO) costume - free template
With this fun free DIY Cardboard spaceship ( UFO ) template that ZygoteBrown Designs developed, you can make this DIY Cardboard spaceship ( UFO ) in no time! which is a great addition to any dress-up box or for that next costume for Halloween . Once you have made the base you can decorate it however you like, either using metallic paints, old circuits, foil, or other fun stuff. Read this tutorial to learn how to make your own spaceship costume ! This spaceship costume can be great for both adults and kids even just for play!
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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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Printable christmas decorations: Santa and his friends
Six Christmas paper dolls you can make easily from just 2 sheets of paper! They are so simple you can print and make them in a few minutes.They are really versatile – from delightful Christmas tree decorations, accessories to Christmas table settings, children’s holidays toys, hanging pendants to stocking fillers… + all of your ideas we haven’t thought of yet!
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Free printable christmas gift tags
These printable Christmas gift tags will hopefully help you wrap up Christmas. When the presents have been bought and handmade gifts made, wrap them up pretty and use these darling gift tags.
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DIY Paper plate pumpkin lacing toy - fun fall craft for kids
This paper plate pumpkin lacing craft by Kids Craft Room is loads of fun for toddlers and preschoolers ! Kids can enjoy lacing the little mouse in and out of the holes in the pumpkin ! Isn't it super adorable? This paper plate pumpkin craft is super easy to make and gives kids lots of opportunity to practice threading and developing their fine motor skills and hand eye co-ordination. Pumpkin crafts are always fun for fall and this one lovely pumpkin lacing toy gives kids the opportunity to play and learn too! So, head to Kids Craft Room and create your very own fun pumpkin lacing toy now:
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Adorable paper polar bear twirler - winter craft for kids
This super adorable paper plate polar bear twirler by Kids Craft Room is so much fun! You can hang this cute polar bear craft from the ceiling or hold it up in your hand and then watch it spin round and round. Paper plate twirlers just as this little polar bear are really easy to make and so much fun to play with. This polar bear twirler is perfect as a winter kids craft, preschool craft, paper craft or arctic animal crafts for the kids.
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Easy Christmas crafts (styrofoam ball and lightbulb snowman)
In this nice Christmas craft video you can find 6! different, easy , inexpensive but still fun and gorgeous Christmas crafts / decors such as the adorable lightbulb and table tennis ball snowman , a melted snowman greeting card , a wool Christmas tree decor , a toilet paper tube wreath , and more! You can make these fun and low budget Christmas crafts with the kids because all of them are super easy! Our favourites are the styrofoam / table tennis ball snowman Christmas ornament and the lightbulb snowman. Which is your favourite?
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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 Carousel horse costume for kids
With a little paint and cardboard, a whimsical carousel horse costume can make all your child’s dreams come true! And for under $5, this cute Halloween (or dress up partycostume is a win for parents too. The free templates for the carousel horse can be found in this nice craft blog as well!  Feel free to be creative with the colors and decorations ! And don’t hesitate to make this adorable Halloween or dress up party costume for an adult! It's super easy to size up and carousel horses are NEVER too juvenile :)
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Crepe paper water lily
With following along Ash And Crafts' wonderful craft tutorial you can learn how to make these beautiful crepe paper water lilies in no time!  You can decorate your wedding table with them, or it can be a lovely Easter / spring decoration. Crepe-paper flowers capture the essence of flowers without all the botanical details. Their whimsy makes them not only a pleasure to behold, but also an but also an enjoyable project to undertake. They also offer several practical advantages over their natural cousins : they are far more durable and won't wilt or droop.
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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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Easy paper plate snowflake yarn art for kids
The end result of this paper plate snowflake yarn art is so gorgeous on the back of the paper plate. We loved how both the multi-colored snowflake turned out and the blue ones. You can make several and thread them together to make a fun winter themed banner to hang in your home. Or decorate your snowflakes even further with sequins, glitter glue and craft gems. Not only is this a perfect activity for the winter months but it’s great for beginning sewing and fine motor skills.
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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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DIY Chocolate bouquet easily with Ferrero Rocher - gift idea
Are you looking for an easy DIY gift idea for a special occasion, which is fully customizable and super easy to make ? This gorgeous chocolate flower bouquet is an easy DIY gift idea that you can give to anyone you want and customize it to any specific occasion! You can use any type of chocolate you want ( Ferrero Rochers matches perfectly with this type of chocolate bouquets ) , and any tissue paper color/colors you want! You can also use other things instead of chocolates, j ust attach it to a stick! Such as nail polish, gift cards, lotto tickets and so much more! Use your imagination or use this technique as a way of "wrapping" up several other gifts your giving to someone!
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Crepe paper calla lily with chocholate
Today Ash And Crafts sharing with us a gorgeous crepe paper calla lily bouquet tutorial which incorporates our favorite food: chocolate! This beautiful crepe paper calla lily bouquet makes a great gift for the mothers in your life because its handmade, the flowers last forever, and the center is edible! If you are looking for a fun and thoughtful homemade gift idea consider creating a crepe paper calla lily bouquet which is perfect for many different occasions! Your chocolate flower bouquet can have as many "calla lilies" in it as you want: small and giant bouquets will look lovely equally.
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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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