How To: Make a playing card gift box

What's a better way to give a gift to a magician than to present it in a gift box made of playing cards? This video tutorial will show you how to make this playing card gift box, fold after fold. So, get out that deck of cards, count out 21 of them, and start bending and folding for the perfect card gift box.

How To: Make a growing flower pot card

In this Arts & Crafts video tutorial you will learn how to make a growing flower pot card. First you make a flower out of a tea bag. Then cut out a piece of paper in the shape of a flower pot. Now take a couple of sheets of 8x4 card of the same color. Score one card in half and fold it. From the other card cut out a piece equal to the size of an A5 card, which is 14.85 x 10 cms. Now glue the flower pot shaped paper on to this card. Now cut a long strip of the card, 30 x 3 cms and fold it in h...

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: Create a marble effect for paper design

In this tutorial, we learn how to create a marble effect for paper design. You will need: rubbing alcohol, ink, stamps, and a cotton ball to get this effect. To start, you will Need to first dip the cotton ball in some rubbing alcohol and then add it to the ink. Dab this onto the paper all over. From here, you will color your stamps with dye ink and stamp it over the paper where you made the marbled effect. When finished, you will have a cute image over the marble design and then you can add ...

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 your card stock into this awesome fold design and make a tri-fold shutter card for any occasion. This scrapbooking design will awe whomever you share it with, just make sure to decorate it to the tee.

How To: Make a paper inchworm from a wrapped straw

Sure, individually wrapped straws of the sort found at your favorite café, diner or fast-food joint might seem like a colossal waste — and actually be a colossal waste, for that matter — but there's no denying that there's a lot of fun to be had with the straw wrappers themselves. With this tutorial, for instance, you'll learn how to make a cinchy paper inchworm.

How To: Make a paper scope with crosshairs for paper guns

If you're into paper guns, then you can't just stop at the paper gun, you have to accessorize! This video will show you how to create a paper scope, which can be used for any of your paper gun creations. It's a cross-hair scope that works with shotguns, sniper rifles, pistols, and more. It's a great add-on to better any of your guns, for aesthetic beauty and accuracy. Add this sight now!

How To: Fold and fly a paper hang glider

Hang gliders are exciting, but if you can't fly in the sky, free as a bird, then try the next best thing-- making a paper version that you can make soar through the air. This four-part series from Science Toy Maker will show you exactly how to fold and fly an origami paper airplane hang glider, plus you'll get valuable information behind the principles that make it work. Also watch the last video for the principles that make it possible for life-sized hang gliders to move along the sky withou...

How To: Make a pop-up book

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a pop-up book. First, take a piece of paper and fold it in half. From here, take another piece of paper that is the same size and fold it in half. Then, cut small slits in the middle where you folded it. Then, fold these slits into the middle and pop them out from it. Then, fold the paper again and it will be a stand for the middle. Add glue to the middle and then place what you want to pop up onto this. Let it dry and then fold it down. Then, glue the m...

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 down so it's creased and will flip both ways easily. After this, open the card back up and push the nose of the bear into the top. Then, close the card again and the nose will pop up from the page, enjoy!

News: Make Optimus Prime papercraft

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.

How To: Make a folded paper printer's hat from a newspaper

In this Arts & Crafts video tutorial you will learn how to make a folded paper printer's hat from a newspaper. Take two sheets of newspaper and fold down the half way mark to make two triangles. Fold the bottom edge of the top flap and make it meet the bottom edge of the big triangle. Now fold this up again over the bottom edge of the triangle to make a big cuff. Flip it over, take the outside edges and fold them to meet at the center. Now take the bottom corners and fold them up like dog ear...

How To: Heat emboss a stamped image for a handmade card

In this tutorial, we learn how to heat emboss a stamped image for a handmade card. First, use the stamp to grab ink and then lay it down on a piece of card stock. After this, cover it in ink and start to add heat to it. You will see the image start to change color when you do this. It will turn to a metallic sort of color when you add the heat to it. Once you have added heat to the entire thing, you will be finished with the embossed stamp effect! Do this for any type of stamp you want and ha...

How To: Make a bulletin board

We all need a place to stick things such as notices and memos. If only there was some sort of board on which we could post these bulletins! Fear not, this video will teach you how you can make your own bulletin board using basic arts and crafts supplies.

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 an endless card

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 going to fold it in the middle. After this, take a smaller piece of paper, then score it so you can fold it into three different squares. Do this again for another sheet of paper. After this, you will want to adhere to d...

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: Make an Easter pop-up card

In this video, we learn how to make an Easter pop-up card. First, draw a duck with a little baby duck on a 4x6 piece of paper. From here, fold it in half so you can see the image on the outside. After this, use scissors to cut the middle, where the little baby chick is at. Cut the top and bottom around it, but avoid cutting the sides. From here, bend that piece left and right. Then, open up the card and bend it into the middle. From here, take a piece of paper with eggs cut out of it and bend...

How To: Frame a sports jersey

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...

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.

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 video to make a paper mache cave. It's very easy to make and you can create a range of things from masks, volcanoes, and most obviously caves!