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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 card idea.

How To: Make Anna Griffin Paper Decoupage Red Floral Card

In this cardmaking tutorial I make a gorgeous card using cut out decoupage from a sheet of 12x12inch paper from Anna Griffins range of fabulous papers. I finish off the card with the matching leaves and paper curls. This looks like a time consuming card but apart from the cutting out of the flowers, it is quite quick & easy and all from 1 sheet of paper. Step 1: Items Used

How To: Make a little duck pop-up card

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a little duck pop-up card. First, draw a duck on a 4x6 piece of paper. Simply draw the big head with the wings coming out at both sides. From here, fold it in half so it closes together. Then, make another small piece of paper that has the eyes drawn onto it and the beak colored in. Place this on the duck to get it in the right spot. Then, adhere it with glue on the top part and fold it in again. Now, when it opens up in the card, the beak will pop up, e...

How To: Get wrinkles out of old documents, money, and more

Have some old documents or paper that seem to be all wrinkled and crimped up? Looking for a way to make them look mostly like new again? Well you're in luck, in this video you will get some basic tips for taking that wrinkly piece of paper and making it look like new again. The paper used in this video is a $20 bill.

How To: Make a pop-up box card

Connie Brad teaches us how to make a pop-up box card in this tutorial. First, you need to take a scoring board and draw 1 cm increments down the center of it. Now, take a sheet of card stock and score the sheet 2 cm from one end, then continue down until you reach the bottom 3/4's of the paper. Now, fold your card along all of the score lines up until the last line. Next, line this up on a cutting mat and cut 3 cm on each side until the end of each score line. Now when you set this up, it wil...

How To: Make an origami gift box with lid

With this guide, you'll learn how to make a paper gift or party favor box using origami, the traditional art of Japanese paper folding. For more information, including a step-by-step overview of the folding process, as well as to get started making your own folded-paper gift boxes, watch this free origami lesson.

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.

How To: Create a life sized cardboard cut out of a photo

Select the image whatever you want from anywhere. For example, choose Google search and type high res yoda and select IMAGES choose the picture and save in your computer. Enter into rasterbator software. From the dialog box select the language what you know. Select the image using 'BROWSE..' button and we have to select '3D-Yoda.jpg' and click open button, and then click the CONTINUE button. We have to choose the standard paper size. Next press the CONTINUE button. In this dialog box we have ...

How To: Fold a paper wallet with 5 pockets

A wallet is something everyone carries around. Stand out with this wallet which you can make yourself! Start with a regular eight and a half by eleven inch sheet of paper. Fold it in half width wise. Then open it out again. Next fold the paper into fourths by folding the halves over. When you open the sheet back out you should have four equal, long rectangles. After that, take one edge of the paper and fold it over half way into one of the four rectangles. Watch the rest of the video to compl...

How To: Make a loud and annoying paper popper, step by step

This video demonstrates how to make a loud and annoying paper popper. Prepare a regular sheet of paper and lay it down on the table or a flat surface. Fold the lower portion of the paper at about an inch and a half (1.5") or two inches (2"). Fold it the second time at about the same length you did with the first. Then, fold the paper right in the middle in the opposite direction with your first two folds. Your paper should now be folded to resemble a nurse's hat. Hold one corner of the folded...

How To: Fold a ninja star (shuriken) out of paper

In this Weapons video tutorial you will learn how to fold a ninja star (shuriken) out of paper. Take a square piece of paper and fold it in half and tear it off to get two pieces of rectangular paper. Fold each piece of paper in half lengthwise. Then fold one end of each paper like a triangle. Fold the other end in the opposite way. Now fold both the ends to get a bigger triangles and the final shape of the paper should be like ā€˜Zā€™. Put both the pieces over each other in the form of a cross. ...

How To: Make a boring paper clip into a really fun spinner

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a plain paper clip into a spinner. The materials required for this spinner are a paper clip and a pair of pliers. Take the paper clip and straighten it. Now use the pliers to bend the tip of the clip at 90 degrees. Then bend it 90 degrees to left side and start bending the wire into a circular shape. The shape will look like a pretzel. Now bend the end tip of the wire 90 degrees to the opposite direction of the first bend. You should end up wi...

How To: Make paper look antique in 5 easy steps

This video gives tips on how to make paper look antique in 5 easy steps. Step one is to smear the paper with the oil of olives. Step two is to place the paper in the microwave for more than 2 minutes. The video demonstration set the microwave at 2 minutes 30 seconds. Step 3 is to pull the paper out of the microwave after cooking for more than 2 minutes. Step 4 is to roll the paper. The video demonstration used a rolling pin to roll the paper on a counter top. Step 5 is to make the paper dry. ...

How To: Work with paper mache

This video will show those who are interested how to make paper mache and how to use it in artwork as well. A quick and simple way to make paper mache starts with nothing but common newspaper. After soaking your newspaper in water for a while, place the newspaper in a blender with some more warm water and blend it into a fine paste. After this, you should strain out the excess water and then mix this solution with some whiting powder, or chalk, in order to get your finished paper mache, which...

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 lines on the template as shown. Arrange the paper in such a way that it looks like the 3D design shown on the video. Follow these steps and you will have your very own amazing 3D paper design!

How To: Make a tinfoil bullet for a paper gun that shoots far

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 tinfoil. Open it up, insert your finger inside and adjust till it becomes cone shaped. Now put that in your gun and shoot, it will go far as expected. Add some weight if you want to make it go longer. Follow the above t...

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 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...

How To: Fold a letter "Arrow Style"

Follow these visual instructions to fold a letter into a cute, compact arrow shape. If you ever passed notes in class, this folding method falls among some of the more sophisticated styles. When practicing folding a letter into an arrow, make sure to write on it so as to be sure to conceal the letter's content during the folding process.

How To: Use a Fiskars paper trimmer

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.