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How To : Make a homemade Diwali greeting card

For this Diwali, try making your own homemade greeting card for family members and friends. You don't need much to make your own card for Diwali (aka Divali, Deepavali or the festival of lights). Even children can make DIY cards with some raw or unused materials. Diwali is a f ...more

How To : Make a 2D paper jack-o'-lantern for Halloween

This is a fun and easy craft demonstration that shows how to make a paper jack-o-lantern with orange, green and yellow construction paper, scissors, tape, a pencil, a black Sharpie and an X-acto knife. Begin by drawing a jack-o-lantern on the orange paper. Use the knife to cut ...more

How To : Make your own creative business card holder

Joann from Emerald City Elegance teaches is how to make a creative business card holder in this short paper craft video. You will need card stock, patterned paper, a scoring tool, adhesive, scissors and a bone folder. After you assemble all of your supplies, follow Joann's e ...more

News : Make Optimus Prime papercraft

Papercraft + Transformers = Fanboy nirvana. Papercrafting is enjoying a renaissance thanks to its nerd-love. Popularity of card modeling boomed during World War II, when paper was one of the few items whose use and production was not heavily regulated. Micromodels, designed a ...more

How To : Make a paper star lantern

Light up a room by learning how to make a star-shaped paper lantern in this free crafting video. Part 1 of 9 - How to Make a paper star lantern. Make a paper star lantern - Part 2 of 9. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Make a paper star lantern - Part 3 o ...more

How To : Make an Agamograph

Need an easy craft for young kids. Learn to make a relief sculpture out of paper created by an Israeli artist name Yaacov Agam. All you need is paper, glue, scissors, pencil and a ruler. Make an Agamograph. Click through to watch this video on vat19.com

How To : Make a peek-a-boo greeting card

This how-to video demonstrates a real simple technique for making a personalized greeting card. This peek-a-boo design can be customized to any design you want. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to make a peek-a-boo card. It'll be a much nicer greeting than a store bough ...more

How To : Make Day of the Dead paper mache sculptures

In this tutorial, we learn how to make day of the dead paper mache sculptures. First, you will make the paper mache sculptures into different body shapes, then use a sharp knife to carve along the sculpture. Use different paints and colors to make the characters more believabl ...more

How To : Make a paper parol Christmas lantern

Here is an easy way to make a beautiful parol. All that you need is colorful papers, scissors, tape, stapler pin. Now take five sheets. Cross fold it and tear the extra paper, so that a perfect square is formed. Do it for all the five sheets. Now fold it cross wise, and again ...more

How To : Make fast and easy paper mache

Here is the simple way to make great paper mache in about 2 minutes. This recipe will work for most paper mache projects. This is a quick tutorial on making a paper mache mixture.

How To : Make homemade greeting cards

This pop up greeting card project is to celebrate a wedding or give someone best wishes. Brenda is an expert on this simple art project. Part 1 of 15 - How to Make homemade greeting cards. Make homemade greeting cards - Part 2 of 15. Click through to watch this video on expert ...more

How To : Make a spiral rose easily

In this video Jennie shows us how to make a perfect spiral paper rose. All you need for this is a piece of 6X6 inches of paper, scissors, some glue and, if you really want to be creative, some ink. For starters you're going to need a 6X6 inch piece of card stock. Jennie chose ...more

How To : Make your own paper with flower petals

You can turn all your paper trash - from paper towel rolls to cereal boxes to paper scraps - into treasure by watching this tutorial, which takes all these usually thrown away materials and blends them with flower petals to create a gorgeous looking paper. Learn how to make t ...more

How To : Make a simple flying paper helicopter

No, this isn't an elaborate paper helicopter design that will take you weeks to master. Just because it can fly doesn't mean it's difficult to make. In fact, this is one of the simplest paper helicopters you could make. And it's a great instructional tool for a science classro ...more

How To : Make a papier mache skull

Learn how to make a papier mache skull by first learning how to mix papier mache and then how to make a jaw bone. Part 2 of this informative craft how to for making a cool papier mache skull starts with building from the jaw bone in part 1 the project continues with the making ...more

How To : Make a door wreath from antique book pages

Do you own a bunch of old looking books and have no idea what to do with them? Are you looking to spruce up a door in your home with some kind of decoration? Do you enjoy arts and crafts and want to tackle a project that is easy to make and results in something cool to look at ...more

News : Amazing Animated Optical Illusions

This is one more cool illusion by maricv84, one where you slide a transparent sheet with black bars overtop a cryptic image to create an animated effect. Video: . The links for the images used in the video are below. You can print them out and try it at home. Just make sure to ...more

How To : Craft funky Steampunk style goggles

Going to a masquerade ball where you know everyone is going to be wearing the same old Victorian corsets and top hats? Then stand out from the crowd by wearing a modern (sort of) get-up of Steampunk style gear. Top off your rusty industrial look with these Steampunk style gog ...more

How To : Make a paper turkey

Don't know or can't cook a turkey? Why not make a realistic paper turkey that will fool your friends into thinking that you can cook turkey. Watch Bre Pettis make a paper turkey with brown paper and a 3d modeling program.

How To : Make paper roses from streamer paper

Not sure what to do with that left over streamer paper from a party? Why not save it until Valentine's Day and fashion a bouquet of paper roses out of it? This tutorial will show you how to take that flimsy, colorful party paper and create cute, homemade flowers from it. Foll ...more

How To : Fold and fly the Boomerang paper airplane

Learn to fly... paper airplanes. In this video tutorial, John Collins, The Paper Airplane Guy, shows you how to fold and fly the Boomerang paper airplane. For this Boomerang paper airplane, you'll be using a piece paper. John gives very detailed folding instructions for easy ...more

How To : Make paper look vintage and aged with tea dying

The modern, sleek aesthetic is so overrated. If you're an arts and crafts aficionado, you know that adding vintage and old world touches to your craftmaking creates results that are whimsical and beautifully antique. Learn how to make your new cardstock look just like old by ...more

Make Awesome Paper Plane : F18 Hornet

In this video, I'm gonna show you how to fold a paper jet fighter call F-18 Hornet. This model is designed by Thay Yang. Video: . Difficulty: Medium Paper size: 8.5''x11'' You might need a ruler to help you fold this model This is a stationary model so it can not fly.

How To : Make a music box using a musical greeting card

Interesting in making your own music box? This video will walk you through the steps to creating your own makeshift music box, and the main ingredient… a musical greeting card. This is a really easy idea that's perfect for a gift box during the holidays. So simple, so easy. A ...more

How To : Make a paper wind chime

This is indeed a great instructional video on how to make a paper wind chime. The products you need to make paper wind chime are mixing grinder, scissors, paper, business card, pencils and a thread .First you draw a circle using the cup on a paper. Cut a few circles out of the ...more

How To : Make a Paper Gift Bag with/Without Handles

Video: . Learn how to make a paper origami gift bag with/without handles tutorial. In case you need a small giftt bag you can make this one easy. In this video tutorial i will teach you how to make a small paper bag with size approximately width10cm x height 15cm What do you ...more

How To : Origami polygons

Watch this simple instructional video and learn how to turn a paper square into several other polygons. These basic origami projects also serve as edifying practice in simple geometry. You can fold an equilateral triangle, a regular hexagon, and a regular octagon from square o ...more

How To : Make a card holder box

This tutorial paper project video will show you how to make your very own greeting card holder. This card stand will keep your cards upright, and it's a great idea to have this on a desk or other surface.

How To : Make a Yamaha papercraft motorcycle YZR-M1

Learn how to make your very own Japanese Yamaha paper craft motorcycle YZR-M1! These easy-to-follow instructional paper craft video clips explain everything from basic paper craft techniques and how to make major parts of the realistic paper crafts, right up to the final assem ...more

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