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News : Painstakingly Crafted 3D Paper Art

Korean artist Cheong-ah Hwang creates three-dimensional paper art by layering pieces of cut paper upon pieces, decoupage-style. The paper bird is fantastic, as well as her Obi Wan Kenobi & more. Scroll down for process photos. Process:

How To : Fold a JKF-18 Hornet jet paper plane

This aircraft origami masterpiece is a JKF-18 Hornet, which is modeled after the McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet] supersonic fighter jet used by the United States Navy and Marine Corps, along with the Royal Australian Air Force and Spanish Air Force. It's a fantastic plane—but ...more

How To : Make paper look 200 years old using coffee

In this tutorial, we learn how to make paper look like it's 200 years old using coffee. First, take a regular piece of copy paper and then use a paint brush to paint a cup of coffee over the entire piece of paper. Use a blow dryer to dry the paper, then brush several more coat ...more

How To : Make a newspaper tree

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

How To : Make Your Own Glass Slipper Out of Tape

This video demonstrates a fun craft activity- shoemaking out of cellophane and tape. Make a mold of any of your shoes that you can decorate however you like. This decorative shoe will be a fun piece of art you can place anywhere in your home or give as a gift. Video: .

News : 50 FREE Papercraft Robot Downloads

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

How To : Make a Christmas Tree Out of Recycled Paper

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: .

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 : Create an amazing 3D paper design

This video shows us how to create an amazing 3D design using a single sheet of paper. You will need: cutter printed template of the 3D design. Procedure: Download the template using this link. Print the template. Cut all the solid lines on the template. Fold all the broken lin ...more

How To : Make an explosion greeting card

This tutorial paper design video will show you how to make a greeting card that practically explodes with cuteness. These cards look so cute folded, and even cuter when they're opened. You can make these greeting cards for family and friends, no matter the occasion.

How To : Make an animated optical illusion out of paper

In this how-to video, you will learn how to make an animated optical illusion with paper. First, start off with one ball and copy it five more times so that it goes in a line to the corner. Make sure there are six balls in total. Next, create a striped pattern shown. There are ...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 triangular tri-fold greeting card

Make a triangle tri-fold card, demonstrated in this video using CTMH products. You'll need fancy cardstock and a paper cutter. Follow along with the step by step instructions and adapt them to make a card just the way you want the card to look. Watch this video card-making tut ...more

How To : Make a tri-fold shutter card

This tri-fold card idea can be used to make an assortment of great cards for any occasion. This card design may look a bit difficult but in reality it isn't at all. Once you get your card in the accordion fold you are ready to decorate. This video will demonstrate how to fold ...more

How To : Make an elephant pop-up card

In this video we learn how to make an elephant pop-up card. First, draw a picture of an elephant on a 4x6 card. You can make this anyway that you want and put whatever other characters on it as well! After this, clip a small piece of paper into the shape of an ear. Then, glue ...more

How To : How to make your own DANBO

Create your very one DANBO with out spending large amounts of money. The approximate time to make this is 30 minutes to 1 hour. It contains a lot of small part. Once you've completed it, you use it for photography or just as an ornament. Video: .

How To : Make a quick and easy paper CD case

If you find that you constantly have CDs lying everywhere thanks to broken cases or you burning endless discs, you will need a cheap and compact solution. Let us show you how to knock up a quick and easy paper CD case. Make a quick and easy paper CD case. Click through to watc ...more

How To : Build a realistic looking paper iPhone

In this tutorial, learn how to make a paper iPhone that looks so real you will fool your friends. Everyone cool has an iPhone but not everyone has a few hundred bucks to get one, so check out this clip and fashion a paper one that will fool your friends. You Will Need: *a tem ...more

How To : Make your own rub-on transfers for card design

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make their own rub-on. This allows users to transfer any designs onto card stock. Users will need to first print the design onto a sheet of acetate. Simply place the acetate paper over the card stock. Then use any kind of tool and s ...more

How To : Make a cute tiny paper basket

This paper basket is great for any occasion, and it would look especially great on Easter filled with M&Ms or other candy. Your family and friends will definitely love it when you make them this adorable paper basket.

How To : Make a birthday card with a pop-out cover cake

In order to make a birthday card with a pop-out cover cake, you will need the following: card stock, a craft knife, ribbon, double sided tape, decorative sheet, a ruler, stickers, and a pen or a pencil. Cut the card stock into strips: 3 cm and 2 cm 1.5 cm. Repeat with the oth ...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 a meteor diorama

Make a breathtaking meteor diorama that will blow the competition away! This five part video series will show you everything you need to know about making a diorama, from setting up the box to placing dolls. This diorama is sure to impress! Part 1 of 5 - How to Make a meteor d ...more

How To : Make a glitter and lace card

Cards are so meaningless these days, unless of course, you make make your own, giving it that personal and meaningful touch. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to make a glitter and lace card, with help by Barbara Trombley from Art Glitter. Barbara designed this technique ...more

How To : Create a chain of folded Starburst candy wrappers

If you've seen the movie "28 Days" starring Sandra Bullock and Viggo Mortensen, then you probably remember the Starburst necklace, right? Well, if you've ever wanted to make your very own necklace out of all of those Starburst wrappers, here is how. Watch this video tutorial ...more

How To : Make a paper wallet

A piece of paper and some common household supplies are all you need to make yourself a wallet. Inspired by the Instructables project: http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Wallet/ You Will Need * 8 1/2- x 11-inch piece of paper * A pencil or pen * Scissors * Tape * A ruler ...more

How To : Make a bear pop-up card

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a bear pop-up card. First, draw a big bear face on a 4x6 card. After this, fold the card in half so the face is in half. From here, use scissors to cut along the mouth line up until you reach the nose. After this, bend that flap up and do ...more

How To : Make a basic paper airplane glider

There are very few pasttimes as fun as tossing paper airplanes around during class. But, don't you hate it when you make a really neat looking plane, throw it and it falls straight down? In this tutorial, learn how to make a very cool paper airplane that is designed to glide, ...more

How To : Make a paper mache cave

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

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 Peek-A-Boo card

Store bought card can sometimes seem impersonal and rushed, and it's always so hard to find the right one. But, handmaking a card for someone can show them how much you care. This video tutorial will show you how to create something that we at WonderHowTo think is a super cute ...more

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