In this Arts & Crafts video tutorial you will learn how to make an egg carton tulip. Cut out two cups from an egg carton. Then cut petals into the cups by cutting out triangular shapes. Make four petals on each cup. Then with a pencil, poke two holes on the bottom of one cup opposite each other in line with the two lowest points of the petals. Do a similar thing on the other cup but, in line with the two highest points of the petals. Then take a pipe cleaner and pass it through one hole of on...
Want to hang that sports jersey proud above your bed, but framing is too expensive? Save some money by framing it yourself and learn from a master. In this step-by-step video tutorial by Vivian Kistler, learn how to frame your basketball, baseball, soccer, or football jersey without leaving your house. Vivian Kistler is an MCPF (Master Certified Picture Framer) and GCF (Guild Commended Framer) and has traveled worldwide giving seminars on picture framing and has written over 28 books on the s...
We all need to recycle those old beer boxes. This video will show you how you can make a hat out of them!
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.
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.
That Paper Guy shows you how to make a simple paper airplane. First, get a piece of paper 8 1/2" x 11" and fold it in half lengthwise. Then fold on one side a triangle. Flip to the other side and fold a triangle as well. Fold the corners down in the same direction on both sides, making sure the edges meet the center fold. Fold the corners down one more time on both sides, again in the same direction. Open up the finished airplane so that you're able to grab the center with your thumb and inde...
After taking a beginner’s art class at my local community college I realized two things: one, art supplies are extremely expensive, and two, I am not talented at painting. Although my painting skills are comparable to those of a five year old, I still enjoy art and being creative. Therefore, I began to look for ways to be creative that didn’t require much skill or too much money.
There's paper guns, and then there's paper shotguns. It's more powerful than your standard paper gun, and more pleasing to the eye. Watch all six parts of this tutorial to see how the paper shotgun is made, then watch the seventh and last video to watch it in action, shooting a water bottle down.
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 and published in England, were a popular source of military-themed modeling designs.
This thorough tutorial video series demonstrates how to make a beautiful, realistic paper M16A2 gun. This tutorial is broken up into 8 videos, so be sure to click through all of the chapters for the full tutorial. Paper guns are fun to make and can look very realistic (and perform basic operating functions, too!). Learn how to fold the M16A2 gun out of paper with this paper gun tutorial.
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 of the skull. Part three shows the details, sculpting, painting and completion of this cool papier mache craft project.
Tired of paper airplanes that glide for a second or two before they ultimately and inevitably crash to the ground? This paper-folding tutorial demonstrates an easy-to-build, easy-to-modify model that may be just what you need.
Joann of Emerald City Elegance is back with a new paper crafting tutorial. In this video, you will learn how to create a simple as well as chic looking folded note card holder. All it takes is some fancy card stocks and a few folding techniques. This is a great and innovative idea that can save you money on stationary storage supplies in the future.
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.
Create a card with an embossing machine and chalk. Any embossed image can be colored in easily with a little big of chalk for a soft effect. Watch this video card-making tutorial and learn how to use embossed paper and chalk to make a card.
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!
What's better than one origami boomerang that comes back to you all cool-like? Two origami boomerangs taped together, of course! Now of course you're thinking, "but that's not a boomerang at all and it won't come back to you!," but check out this video and you'll see there's a way to put together two boomerangs so that they'll create a super large and sexy boomerang.
In order to make a paper bag out of a newspaper, you will need the following: 2 sheets of newspaper, a ballpoint pen, cardstock with 2 holes, organic glue, and 2 pieces of rope.
The science-fiction author, Arthur C. Clarke, once said, "That any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic". Who would have thought that we could create a wave of air with a piece of cardboard, and fly a folded sheet of telephone book paper on the wave of air? With this three-part video tutorial, you can find out how you can fly a piece of paper, making it surf on a wave of air. See how to make an origami tumblewing glider.
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.
This video tutorial shows how to make a tri-fold card. Learn how to craft and decorate an art card in the tri-fold style.
This video shows how to use Magic Transfer paper to do the easiest transfers ever! Learn how to decorate polymer clay with transfer paper.
These cards have cute little gifts that pop up when you open them. It seems hard to do because you will have to measure, but once you start, you will see how easy it is!
Corinne Bradd shows how to create beautiful three-dimensional greetings by stamping images, then cutting them out and assembling similar to decoupage.
Do you like to read? well, here's an idea for you to make your own book-markers easy, cute and fast.
Want to dress up like a creeper from Minecraft for Halloween? or just because? You're in luck. Check out this video to learn how to make a great-looking creeper costume out of a paper box. Blockify yourself like a Minecraft mob.
You can also use this as a method to make some easy gift boxes! All you need are three sheets of plain paper, some scotch tape, a pair of scissors, a knife and some markers (or your favorite paper decorations).
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a shadow box frame. First, grab a regular picture frame and remove everything from the frame. Next, remove the metal pegs that are around the sides. From here, grab a piece of card stock and draw the outline of the glass onto it with a pencil. Then, extend the edges of the box out on the paper. From here, you will cut it out and then bend it into a box. From here, add the picture and anything else you want inside of the box. Stick double sided tape insid...
The man on the video explain how to make a cricket cap from just a half sheet of newspaper. You start off with a half sheet of news paper, and fold the sheet in half, and then fold it again into a quarter. Then it shows you to fold down the two tops sides as if you were making a "roof". Then you are to fold the roof to the mid point of the base. You are then told to open the whole sheet of newspaper again, fold in both of the long edges to about 4 cm. You are then to fold the sheet in half wi...
This video shows us how to make a blooming paper flower. To start, you shall first draw a flower on your computer, using paint or other similar program. The flower should be simple, a circle with eight identical pedals arranged around it. Print your drawing and, using a pair of scissors, cut your flower out leaving no excess paper. Take each pedal and fold it inwards towards the center of your circle. Now, get a bowl that will easily accommodate your flower and fill it with enough water to al...
Mona from Cup Cakes Creations demonstrates the use of a Cricut Expression machine to make gift bags. She starts with the smaller gift bag found on page 115 of the instruction book. It gives the option of putting holes in the bag. She sets the machine to cut two 5-1/2" bags out of 12x12" paper, and cuts it. With the bag cut out, she explains how the bag is folded and taped with Terrifically Tacky Tape, and decorated with a 2" tag. The tag is attached with a cord, and decorated with a ribbon. T...
See how to make a paper gun -- this video tutorial will show you how to make a paper bullet for a paper gun. It's not that hard to make your own paper gun, so why not try and make paper bullets to go with them? Every paper gun needs paper bullets. You will need tape, scissors, and paper.
See how to make your own paper gun. This video tutorial will show you how to make an AK-47 paper gun. There's really not that much that goes into making a paper gun. You just need some paper, tape, and a pair of scissors and you're halfway there. Make an AK!
Learn how to make a paper gun bullet. This bullet is for operating paper guns. Watch as this kid demonstrates the method - all you need is paper and scissors.
Sue at Paper Source demonstrates how to glue like a pro. PVA is a great paper glue, while methyl cellulose extends drying time (which is perfect for precise adjustment) and is also reversible (making it really handy for archiving). Watch this video crafting tutorial and learn how to use PVA and methyl cellulose glues.
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.
Kirigami is a variation of origami where the artist is allowed to make small cuts in the paper (from Japanese "kiru" = to cut, "gami" = paper). This allows more complex designs, such as these Japanese paper orbs! They are fast and fun to make and can be hung from your ceiling as original home decor. Learn how to fold them in this narrated video demonstration.
Check out this variation of the paper stairs. Make paper stairs out of one sheet of paper. Ya know, if you're bored.
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!
We all need to store our rubber stamps somewhere and somehow, in a small amount of space with little effort and at low cost, well this is how I store mine.