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
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First, cut out pattern pieces. You will need 8 leaf patterns in total. Now, put two leaf patterns together and attach to a leaf with glue. Add a wire in the middle of the wire and glue it closed. Now, stretch your petals to give fullness, you should have 13 petals in total. Wi ...more
This video shows you how to create a hollow book for keeping secret things inside. To the outside world the book looks normal, but only you know what goodies you have stored inside. You will need an old hardcover book, wood glue, Razor knife, steel ruler, brush, pencil, and cu ...more
This tutorial shows you how to take several circles of recycled paper (from sixteen centimeters to four centimeters in diameter) into a lovely Christmas tree decoration. Fold each of them in half several times, cut a hole in the tip, then just stack and decorate! Video: .
One of the greatest things about the internet? Free papercraft downloads. Enjoy Botropolis' collection of 50 fun robots. Just download, print, and assemble. My top ten favorites below. Wall-E. Robocop. Optimus Prime. R2-D2. The Terminator. Poseable Toy Robot. Retro Bot. Godzi ...more
What's Christmas without a tree topper? To make your own unique tree topper, try this paper plate angel tree topper. Decorate however you like with glitter and markers, and you'll soon have a special tree topper that no one else hads. This is a great project to do with your kids.
In this tutorial, we learn how to make an endless card. An endless card is a card that folds a ton of different ways, so it can be used over and over again without having to replace it. To make this, you will first need to take a piece of card stock and score it where you are ...more
This beautiful Kirigami captures the moment a hummingbird kisses a blossom. Just download, print, cut and assemble, it's easy. It's better than giving a card, it's giving a piece of art. Best of all, you can make them again and again. Download a pattern at http://www.easycutpo ...more
The card stock used is a celery card stock that is 2 by 7 and 3/4. You then fold the ends of the card 2 inches into the card on both sides. So now it should look like two 2 inch squares on the ends that are folded and then a rectangle in the middle. The designer paper used mea ...more
This video teaches the secret of making a tinfoil bullet for a paper gun that shoots far. An excellent summary is given below. First start by rolling the tinfoil leaving one side wide and the other side narrow. After rolling it up tear a little piece from the narrow end of the ...more
Watch this video to learn how to weave paper strips. This tutorial is great for beginners and is very easy to follow.
This video teaches the secrets of making a frog pop-up card in simple steps. First draw a frog in a card by outlining its mouth wide open as shown in the video. Now fold the card into half with the frog image on front. Cut the center and fold it to both sides using the outline ...more
YouTube illusionist Brusspup has used everything from mirrors to fire to create his optical illusions, but his latest trick is a little more 2D. Using a printer, a transparency sheet and a piece of regular paper, he made several illusions that trick your brain into thinking th ...more
PhD in Paper Craft : Make This Insanely Detailed & Anatomically Correct Human Torso—Complete with Removable Organs
If you're studying human anatomy (or have ever visited a doctor's office), you're no doubt familiar with those plastic anatomical models with removable pieces meant to teach the different parts of the body. Before those, there were illustrated pop-up books. If you need to know ...more
Paul shows us how to make a gigantic three dimensional five-point star out of paper. First, glue A4 sized paper together to make a long strip. Make a U-shape on one end, cross the shorter end under the strip and make a knot by placing the end into the loop. The knot now looks ...more
The Professor of Silliness returns with some paper. Watch this instructional video to make a tall tree out of newspaper. You need an old newspaper, masking tape, and scissors. Simply lay out the newspaper pages from end to end and tape them together. Then roll it up at a diago ...more
This tutorial arts and crafts video will teach you how to make really sweet bows from wrapping paper for Birthdays, Christmas or any occasion you can think of. This method also gives you a great way to have your bows coordinate with your wrapping paper, too!
A short informative video showing how to make paper mache. A great arts and crafts project for some simple fun or your child's school science project. Easy to make with just flour, water, salt, and some old newspaper. Apply the mixture to a wire frame or a box like in the vide ...more
This video tutorial shows how to add glitter onto paper. Learn how to give a professional finish to cards or other paper hand grafts by decorating with glitter.
Check out this video to learn how to make a 3D paper snowflake for the holidays. Follow the text at the bottom of the video as supplemental instructions. Remember to use your scissors.
What better way to say "Happy Birthday" to a friend than by having his gift and card explode in his face? If you're the prankster in your group of friends then this is the perfect way to commemorate another candle on the birthday cake. Check out this paper design tutorial to ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a mini gift card envelope with Stampin' Up!. First, take a piece of card stock that is red and white. Score this 3/4" on both sides, then turn on the 6" side and score at 1 1/4" and 3 3/4". Once finished, fold this up and cut along the si ...more
This isn't your grandma's paper snowflake! Get creative and add a new dimension to your winter decorations. You will need two 8 by 8 inch pieces of white paper, a pair of scissors, a stapler, string, glitter, glue and iridescent cellophane. This is a fun holiday craft project. ...more
Learn how to make 5-fold symmetry snowflakes. This video tutorial shows the five-fold symmetry technique of folding and cutting paper snowflakes for winter holiday decoration of gift cards.
This tutorial describes how to make a Hershey Kiss holder. This is a quick and easy project that you can make to use as little gifts in your kids' lunches, for co-workers, party favors, place-holders at holiday meals and more. It requires just three to four things. To start o ...more
How to make great paper fairy wings for your kids in minutes. Fantastic for school plays and wet afternoons! Make paper fairy wings. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com
Is your life's goal to become a world-renowned architect and build a funky postmodern skyscraper in Dubai? Then start small: Other than learning how to sketch blueprints, you must be able to model your creations from paper. Check out this video to learn how to make 3D paper s ...more
This video tutorial shows step by step how to make roses from paper, with no stamping at all. Watch and learn how to follow this quick and easy method to create a pretty paper rose.
This video is about how to make a snowflake using only scissors and paper. For this you have to go through a few simple steps: (1) Take two plain sheets of paper. (2)Fold them into the shape of triangle. (3) Fold them again up to three triangles. After making a small fold of t ...more
Do you know how to make a paper airplane? Then watch this how to video tutorial and learn step by step how to fold the world's best paper airplane. Grab any 8 1/2" by 11" piece of paper and start building a paper airplane.
This is a video tutorial on how to make 5 and 6 point stars with paper. Learn how to fold and cut any kind of paper to craft both 5 and 6 point stars for decoration, card making, or even scrapbooking.
This video shows us how to use a cuttlebug and make a congratulations card. Here are the following steps: Step 1: Gather: standard size card, tape, scissors, paper, stamp, glittery paper powder, paper tattoo, cuttlebug etc. Step 2: Stick the paper on the lower most side of t ...more
In this video of 3 parts you are shown how to make a shot gun out of simple paper. You need Scissors, tape and paper for this. Now follow these simple steps: -Take 2 sheets of rectangular paper and roll them separately lengthwise. Put a piece of tape on each of them at the end ...more
This card is so easy to make and very eyecatching with its sparkle, not to much but just enough to give it a good twinkle. This cardmaking tutorial shows you how to make a gorgeous Sparkly Poinsettia Christmas Lattice Card, ideal for someone special. This card looks like it is ...more
Make this cute spring card, demonstrated using CTMH products. It may look fancy, but the spring is all in the folding technique. Watch this video card-making tutorial and learn how to craft a spring effect greeting card.
This is an 4 pointed ninja star or shuriken. You need a regular sheet of paper or a origami square sheet of paper, also scissors are optional for constructing this 4 pointed ninja star.
Amazing video of Haruki Nakamura's Gear's Heart. The pieces fit together like a gear, skip to 0:49 in the video to see it in action. Check out Nakamura's site for more of his work. Previously, Make Optimus Prime papercraft.
1) Make sure the paper used to make the origami water lily is a true square. One can use the paper one happens to have on hand, but anything heavier than lined notebook paper is best. 2) Work on a flat and hard surface so that all creases and folds are precise. 3) Place the pa ...more
This is actually quite amazing. If you own an HTC DROID ERIS cell phone, then that cardboard container it came in can be turned into that tiny, but terrific Google Android Bot. The Android Bot logo is known across the world now, and it's odd that their box can be broken down p ...more
Learn to make this easy mini paper Uzi gun for gaming with your friends! Supplies: Scissors, Scotch tape (Note: DO NOT USE MASKING TAPE OR DUCT TAPE; IT WILL NOT TURN OUT WELL), lots of paper. 1. Take one piece of paper and roll it up from top to bottom to make a short tube. T ...more
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