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 coats onto the paper until the brown looks like it' realistic. To finish, use distressed marks over the paper, then use a blow dry to dry off the entire thing. To finish, apply a couple more coats of coffee to the paper, the...
In the Card making tutorial, I show you how I have made the Nifty Layers Fancy Doily Card, using Anna Griffin Nifty Nesting Layers, papers and a Anna Griffin Say it Anyways stamp as well as the Tim Holtz rosette die. You see how I put it all together and it make a fabulous looking card that could be adapted so you can use things from your own 'crafty stash' Step 1: Items Used
In this cardmaking project I make a gorgeous and very elegant card using the DCWV Jet Black stack. I create a large card with embellishments all made fro m the stack with a touch of gold card to give it a touch of luxury.
Don't fret too much if your watermark is barely noticeable when you're finished with this project - the less obvious it is, the better a job you've done. Watermarkers are present in many types of paper, especially the monetary kind. If you hold up a ten dollar bill you'll see a watermark of Thomas Jefferson's face on the right, proving the bill is real.
This Arts & Crafts How-to video gives a demonstration and product review of the Fiskars Portable Paper Trimmer, used in scrapbooking, card making and other paper craft projects. Learn how to use the Fiskars paper trimmer to make any paper crafting project easier.
Store bought cards can be so impersonal sometimes. Show someone you care by making them their very own never ending card. This card just keeps opening and opening and is great for any occasion.
This card is a classic Anna Griffin style card and I use lots of her goodies to make this, including the 3D papercrafting special effects embossing folders to make the folded skirt and 3D stickers to finish the card. To make the card it is surprisingly easy and I show you how. Step 1: Items Used
This cardmaking project is created from DCWV Happy Stack and it is such a pretty card, using lot lots different elements from the stack to create this gorgeous card. This is a easy card to make and looks awesome. Step 1: Now Watch the Tutorial
I have used the DCWV Ocean Breeze stack to make this gorgeous card.I have used a couple of the card sheets from the stack and the borders as well as one of the sentiments.
In this cardmaking tutorial I make a glorious card from the DCWV Hello Darling cardstock stack. It is a easy to make card but it looks so impressive, ideal for anyone that likes a little bit of fussy cutting and decoupage, all from the stack.. Step 1: Now Watch the Tutorial
In this card tutorial project I create a mega mix of lots of layers and different textures and papers to make a great card.
In this cardmaking demonstration I make a very unusual but beautiful card using a paper technique from the Anna Griffin Paper Tricks 2 Kit and with papers from the Anna Griffin Madison Paper kit. The card is 3D is style and very easy to make even though it looks complicated, when you see the steps to make it, I am sure you will agree its easy.. Step 1: Items Used
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 they're actually animated when the transparency is slid across the paper.
This video will teach you the three most important tips which you will need in order to throw a paper airplane far. First, you will need to use your dominant or stronger hand. Next, you will need to throw the airplane as if you were throwing a baseball, taking a slight forwards step as you throw it as well. Finally, you will need to make sure that you release the paper airplane at the proper point of your throw, at the maximum part of the arc and not when your arm starts arcing downwards. By ...
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.
This will also work for any square or book shaped gift you have this year! A professional gift wrapper shows you the best way to neatly and professional gift wrap a book - all you need is the paper, some scissors and tape!
Learn how to make a three dimensional city from a sheet of paper. Start with a flat drawing of a city scape and a sharp X-acto knife. Cut along each vertical line of each window. Cut along each horizontal line of each window. Be very precise and do not cut past the end of the line. Cut out arches of doorways. Make incisions along horizontal lines of buildings. Cut along horizontal lines of stairs. Do not cut along any dotted lines. Once done cutting, begin folding. Fold along dotted lines. Cr...
Is your little boy or girl dressing up as a character from "Harry Potter" this Halloween, or are you just an obsessive "Harry Potter" devotee, despite the preponderance of vampire novels and movies as of late?
In this video, we learn how to cut acrylic on the Cricut Expression. First, you will need to have an acrylic cutter installed on your Cricut Expression. Now, place the acrylic on the mat and insert the mat into your machine. After this, choose the type of cut you want, then make sure the blade depth is at six and the pressure is at maximum. Now you can start to cut the acrylic, and when it's finished, it will pop back out of the machine and be finished! You can then use the acrylic for what p...
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.
UK-based artist Matthew Nicholson is a man of many talents: designer, photographer, professional free runner and papercraft engineer—and in the latter of which, he generously posts free downloadable DIY kits for your folding pleasure.
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.
Complete your knight costume - or damsel in distress who's really a kick ass swordsman in disguise costume - with this cardboard Medieval sword. Sturdier than paper and much safer than the metal of a real sword, this version can be used by kids without risk.
You must have went to many comic or movie conventions and seen people in armor costumes that are very expensive to buy. Now you can make one of your own .With this video tutorial you will learn how to create costume armors of your own.
This short video on craft shows how to make a paper wallet without using tape or scissors. The first step is to fold an A4 size paper into half and press the fold in the center. The next step is to fold the top flap to the bottom outwards and pressed hardly. The same has to be done on the other side. One quarters of the flap on one side is folded downwards and is again repeated on the other side. Next the two corners of the flap are folded outwards as triangles for both the flaps. The next st...
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 diagonal, starting from one corner, and pack i it into a compact tube. Use tape to keep the tub intact Use the scissors to cut vertical lines half way down the newspaper tube. Pull out the inner most layer and turn your recyc...
1. First, fold paper hotdog-wise. 2. Next, unfold paper and fold each corner of one end of the paper inwards toward the center fold to make the point of the airplane.
Use your printer to make glow in the dark ink at home. The ink can be used to make posters, stickers, or even glow in the dark tee-shirts!
Newspapers, magazines, and cardboard often end up in the recycling bin or the trash, but you can also give them a new life as a lovely decorative box. You will need a brush, sand paper, scissors, a knife, newspaper or magazines, glue, latex paint, paper, and cardboard. Watch this video crafting tutorial and learn how to craft a box out of recycled materials.
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 fold it in the same manner, so a triangle shaped paper is formed. Cut the papers cross wise and not on the edges. Care should be taken that it is not fully cut. Then open the paper, several sheets are formed now. Join op...
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to fold a paper hat. This task is very easy, fast and simple to do. Begin by folding the paper horizontally in half. Then fold it vertically in half. Now open the fold and fold down the top corners to the center to form a triangle top point. Then fold the bottom flap over the edge of the triangle point. Do the same on the other side. Now open the bottom to shape the hat. This video will benefit those viewers who are interested in making origami, and w...
In this video, we learn how to make a paper lily pad with a cool pop up flower. First, take a piece of paper and fold it in half, then unfold it and fold the bottom half up to the middle, then fold the top half into the middle. Now take the scissors and cut off the edges, leaving the middle crease. Now, cut down the middle crease and then fold the right half of the crease in half twice. Fold it once more, then flip it over and take half of it and fold it up. Now, take your scissors and cut it...
Learn how to make the perfect tinfoil airplane glider, every time. Obtain a rectangular sheet of tinfoil. Fold the shorter side of the rectangle foil in half and make a crease. Unfold the foil. Fold one of the corners into the middle crease. Fold the opposite corner into the middle crease. Fold the side into the middle crease. Fold the foil in half along the middle crease. Fold each side down so that it meets with the bottom crease and creates flaps. Press down on plane to strengthen the crea...
Is your love of race cars exceeded only by your love of elaborate papercraft? Do you have easy access to industrial-size printers and a surfeit of clean cardboard? If you answered yes to all of the above, odds are you're the Seiko Epson printer corporation, who recently set about assembling an impressive 1:1-scale 3D cardboard replica of a Honda/Acura NSX Super GT race car for the 2010 Tokyo Auto Salon:
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.
Don't play with guns, kids... unless their homemade paper guns! Check out this three-part video tutorial to learn how to make an AK-47 paper gun. This somewhat realistic replica gun is the perfect hobby for a young gun enthusiast. What better a gun than the AK to start out with?
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.
Finding the right vase is almost as hard as finding the right flowers to go into that vase. The shape has to be aesthetically pleasing but it must be functional, too, able to support the lengths of various types of flowers.
You know those oddly shaped presents that ordinary wrapping paper just can't maneuver around without awkward bulges or rips? Rather than trying to wrap up your chocolate orange in traditional wrap, why not try tissue paper instead?
This video shows how to use Magic Transfer paper to do the easiest transfers ever! Learn how to decorate polymer clay with transfer paper.