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Easy origami paper star Christmas tree ornament (paper folding tutorial)
We love making handmade Christmas decorations ! These 5 pointed origami stars by Dreams Factory are easy to fold and make beautiful Christmas decorations. You can make them from magazines, scrapbook papers or sheet music , whatever you happen to have lying around. You can use these gorgeous and easy to fold origami stars to decorate your Christmas tree or they will look beautiful as a Christmas mantelpiece. Dreams Factory used vintage patterns but you could use bright Christmas colors as well! This vintage paper star ornament is a super easy paper craft project so you can whip up some easily even if you are a beginner in origami !
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DIY Magazine gift bow - gift bow making tutorial
Give your holiday gifting a modern spin by opting for magazine gift bows instead of classic ribbons. These handmade ( Christmas ) gift bows by Origami Twist are so easy to personalize! You can use magazines, wrapping paper, patterned paper, or old book pages in colors that coordinate with your wrapping paper. Christmas is the season to wrap thoughtfully chosen gifts , and shouldn't the outside match the gift within? Make your own cool custom gift toppers with your favorite decorative wrapping paper and this easy-to-follow DIY paper gift bow tutorial!
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DIY Folded book Christmas tree - Christmas decoration from an old book
If you're in love with book pages and love making easy do-able homemade gifts and Christmas decor : this paperback book Christmas tree tutorial is for you. Upcycle your unwanted books ( or magazines ) into lovely rustic Christmas trees with DIY by Jane' step-by-step tutorial. You can make a small forest of these DIY folded book trees in different sizes, keep them simple or decorate how you wish. ( Magazines, with their colorful print make for attractive decorations without added baubles, glitter, or paint. )
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Christmas tree napkins - napkin folding tutorial
Brace yourself: Christmas is coming! So, Handimania made this brilliant step-by-step video tutorial on how to fold a simple fabric napkin into a Christmas tree . This fun napkin Christmas tree can be a great DIY Christmas table setting decoration OR you can use this easy paper ( napkin ) folding technique to create other fun Christmas decorations or gifts ( such as greeting cards, gift toppers, Christmas tree ornaments or Christmas garlands ). All you need is a simple fabric napkin ( or a sheet of paper ) . Watch this video tutorial now and learn how to fold napkins for your Christmas table!
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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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Kanzashi  ( or TsuNami ) fold christmas trees
This beautiful Christmas Tree is made from 2 types of Kanzashi fold (or TsuNami) petals, round tip and pointy tip. Watch these 2 videos which they made to show you how to fold it. Perhaps you need to practice first before you can get a perfect fold for a start. Trust me, it is not as difficult as you see and think!
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Folded fabric ornaments
Learn how to make these super easy sewn and folded fabric Christmas ornaments ! These make great last minute gifts for friends, family, coworkers and acquaintances. Perfect way to use up a Christmas stash of fabric too! Make up bunches and add them to gifts for a special bonus gift! No special template needed.
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Easy DIY dimensional paper star - Christmas tree ornament
By following along this detailed, photo illustrated origami tutorial by 33 Shades Of Green you will be able to create these beautiful Moravian stars easily! This easy DIY dimensional paper star can be a lovely Christmas tree ornament or a simple elegant winter decoration, and it's so easy to make! If you love vibrant colors make them from wrapping papers instead of normal A4 print paper.
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Easy paper (ribbon) gift bags
This is a very nice DIY craft video tutorial : an easy Paper ( ribbon ) gift bag by Innova Crafts. With this video you can learn how to make these original paper bags for small gifts. Perfect for chritmas gifts or birthday gifts, but you can use them to wrap baby shower gifts too!
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Christmas elf boot napkin - napkin folding tutorial ( origami )
Christmas elves left their boots on your table! At least that's what it will look like when you make these elf boot napkins. Follow along this fun Christmas elf boots napkin folding tutorial by Basteln mit Papier and add a whimsical touch to your Christmas table ! This step-by-step folding tutorial will improve both of your napkin folding and dining etiquette skills! Let's get folding festive Elf boots !
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Origami Jedi Master Yoda - Star Wars
DO OR DO NOT. THERE IS NO "TRY! " With this nice detailed step-by-step video origami tutorial you can make the Jedi Master Yoda from Star Wars. This is a high intermediate origami projet, but this video is really REALLY nice and detailed, so you can try it even if you are not professional in origami.
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DIY paper butterfly garland
This pretty paper butterfly garland is super easy to make, and it’s likely you have all the materials required sitting in your craft cupboard already. It's a perfect spring or easter decoration or you can decorate your kids room with the butterflies.
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Easter egg holder origami rabbit
With the help of this nice video origami tutorial make these fun and adorable origami Rabbits. This bunny is a charming addition to other origami models for Easter presented at Origami Spirit. This origami rabbit is a perfect model to hold a real egg that’s been decorated for Easter. All that’s needed are the desire to make the model, and an 8 x 8 inch ( 20x20cm ) piece of paper.
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Easter bunny napkin - napkin folding
With this nice video napkin folding tutorial in under three minutes you can learn to fold plain paper ( or cloth ) napkins into adorable little Easter bunnies for your dinner table! ( If the napkin is too thick to stay in shape you can fasten it in the back with a small clothespin )
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Origami pull out drawers (paper folding)
With this nice detailed video origami ( paper folding ) tutorial you can learn how to make some cool origami pull out drawers. These origami drawers make great organisers , make lots and stack them up. You can choose to have the drawers either tall or rotate the drawers for a horizontal cabinet. These drawers use Masu boxes that slot together, it’s pretty easy. You can store in them small things ( buttons, toys, jewelries ) or you can make them with larger paper.
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DIY kanzashi silk ribbon flower
Are you looking for a beautiful spring decoration or a gorgeous accessory ? This step-by-step video tutorial teaches you how to fold this gorgeous kanzashi flower from simple silk ribbons. Kanzashi is the Japanese art of folding delicate squares of silk into three-dimensional flower petals. ( Think about ribbon kanzashi flowers as a beautiful fabric interpretation of origami pieces. ) The finished silk ribbon flowers can be attached to a purse, a shirt, a barrette or any other fashion accessory of your choice. They are easy to make and look so pretty!
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DIY kanzashi satin ribbon roses
This gorgeous silk ribbon rose is made with kanzashi tecnique ! It's not as difficult as it seems: you just need to fold the petals and sew ( or glue ) them together. With this nice step-by-step video craft tutorial you can make the rose easily! You can create the roses from any silk /satin ribbons , textiles or anything foldable material that you have at hand. It's a perfect spring decoration, or an accessory.
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DIY water lily candy bowl from napkins - napkin folding
With this great napking folding video tutorial you can learn how to make this gorgeous water lily candy bowl from simple paper napkins. It's a perfect easter - spring decoration / wedding decor or you can spice up your birthday party with them as well. It can be a simple and elegant table decoration or you can put in them some small candies or treats for your guestst.
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How to fold a fitted sheet (with elastic) properly (step-by-step)
Folding fitted sheets instead of simply scrunching them up is a handy way to both keep your linens organized and to conserve as much storage area as possible. Whether you're a neat freak or just somebody who likes to save space, you can gain plenty from learning how to effectively fold a fitted sheet. It's a simple process and once you get the hang of it, you'll soon be folding fitted sheets left and right!
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Origami easter treat box bunnies (paper folding)
Are you looking for an adorable and decorative little easter treat box that almost cost nothing? If yes, this origami bunny easter treat box is a perfect papercraft project for you! this nice video tutorial will help you to fold these cute rabbits ! You can fold it from any paper, it's perfect with normal white printer paper or leftower wrapping papers as well. It's a cute addition to your spring decor or easter table, or you can give them as gifts!
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Origami bunny / rabbit  - paper folding
With this beautiful origami site and its paper folding video tutorial  you can learn how to fold a cute 3 dimensional bunny for Easter! This pretty origami bunny rabbit stands up and would make a great spring or easter table decoration and of course a gift! You can shape the neck and the back end of the bunny in different ways, which will give you new sitting positions. The best thing about this model is the roundness of the back, which makes it look so organic!
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3D paper easter bunny statue ( with printable )
Are you looking for a unique, gorgeous but still cheap easter / spring home decor ? If your answer is yes, this beautiful, modern 3D paper rabbit statue is a perfect easter papercraft project for you! The assembling of the 3D paper bunny statue is not as difficult as it seems, plus you can find a nice step-by-step video tutorial in this craft website! You can make the rabbit in any color and style , it will be a perfect addition to yout home decor or easter party !
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Origami swallowtail butterfly ( paper folding )
We love origami ! The origami decorations not just only super cheap alternatives of the expensive home decors , but they are also looking gorgeous and unique! These colorful origami butterflies are made with a little piece of paper. It's an easy paper folding project ( especially with this nice and detailed close up paper folding video tutorial ) , you can make them easily even if you are not familiar with origami. You can use these gorgeous paper butterflies to brighten up your spring decor or just spice up the kids room with a colorful and fun butterfly mobile.
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Easy flower origami box ( basket ) - paper folding
With this nice video paper folding ( origami ) tutorial you can create this five-pointed origami paper star ( or flower ) box. This adorable and gorgeous paper treat box is a perfect gift for any ocassion ( mother's day, valentine's day, a wedding ) or you can use it as a nice addition to you spring home decor. We love origami ( paper folding ) because you don't need special craft items to it, just some leftower colorful ( wrapping ) paper and a little freetime.
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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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Origami carambola (or spring flower) - paper folding
With the help of this nice, detailed video origami ( paper folding tutorial ) you can create these gorgeous colorful carambola flowers in no time! You can decorate your home with the origami carambolas / spring flowers at spring or you can gift them as a nice mother's day paper flower bouquet. This is a very easy ( beginner ) paper folding project , so if you are new to origami that's not a problem! You can fold these fun flowers with any type of paper ( plain A4 printer papers , book pages, colorful papers , wrapping papers , almost anything works well! )
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DIY wooden folding sling chair - beach chair
Folding adult sized wood sling chair, also known as wood beach chairs or deck chairs. Folds flat for storage, opens up for easy relaxation! Adjusts to three positions for customized reclining. This DIY folding wooden garden chair is unbelievably comfy!  If you've ever sat in a sling chair, all you have to do is close your eyes and you are at the beach.  The way the sling works, you almost feel weightless. In this nice woodworking website can find a free plan and the step-by-step building instructions!
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DIY mini notebooks - notebook keychains
Thus cute miniature paper notebook is a surprisingly easy craft project and it can be a perfect gift for any ocassion! Watch this nice video craft tutorial and create one for yourself or for your friends! You can create the miniature notebooks in any color and size! It can be very handy if you have LOTs of phone numbers, adresses or other important informations or you can gift them with personal messages/quotes/images. Of course you can use printed images/messages to create the mini books instead of plain white sheets, the possibilities are endless! ( Imagine a miniature coloring book , or your favourite novel in miniature ! )
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DIY easy paper butterflies
In this nice paper folding video tutorial she will show you how to make these cute paper butterflies ! This is a very easy ( beginner ) origami model, even kids can make a few easily! These beautiful paper butterfliy arrangement can be a perfect low budget and quick spring home decor , or you can use them to decorate the kids room ! You can use any kind of paper ( you don't need special origami papers , even leftower christmas wrapping papers will work well! )
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Easy monster and owl origami bookmarks - paper folding
These paper corner origami bookmarks are super easy to make ( even for the smallest crafty hands ) , look fun and are super quirky. They are great as a father's day gift or a teacher's appreciation gift or simply for back to school crafts. Turn the paper corner bookmarks into monsters, owls or whatever takes your fancy! You can add other decor elements to the origami ( folded paper ) corner bookmarks for a more whimsical /complex look ( googly eyes, yarn hair.. )
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Easy Pikachu craft - paper Pokemons
If you love the Pokemon Go game or the old Pokemon anime/manga series , you will love this qick and super easy Pokemon craft ! Grab some yellow paper and make a super cute paper Pikachu for yourself or for your friends! This origami model is very easy, you can fold one easily even if your are a beginner in paper folding ! It's a perfect low-budget Pokémon craft idea for the kids , because you just need paper and pens to make one. You can draw funny facial expressions to your finished Pikachu and use it as a ( finger ) puppet, or as a bookmark
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Folded paper autumn leaves - easy fall kids craft
These beautiful paper fall leaves are perfect crafts for kids in boring autumn afternoons (even the  smallest kids can create some, because it's very easy!) You will need colorful printer or origami papers and that's all! You can use any fun color to create these gorgeous paper leaves, you don't really need autumn colors to make it! In this nice craft website you can find 2 different leaf shape versions. You can use these accordion folded paper leaves  to decorate your home at fall,or it can be a perfect addition to the class room / kindergarten decor!
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