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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 five-day festival, celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs and Jains, and usually occurs from mid-October to mid-November.

How To: Make DIY bumper stickers

Bumper stickers are a great way to spread the word about just about anything. If you want to make some, watch this video to learn about both getting professional bumper stickers made and how to print your own using an inkjet printer.

How To: Make a traditional German balloon lantern

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a balloon lantern. The materials required for this project are: balloons, lantern paper, wallpaper paste, bowl and scissors. Begin by ripping the paper into small pieces and place it into the bowl. Then shake the bowl and blow up a balloon. Now put some paste onto the balloon and layer it with the lantern paper pieces. Then let the paste dry and pop the balloon. Remove the balloon and cut off the lantern edges. Finish by hanging it and add a c...

How To: Make your own tag for scrapbooking

Tags are great ways to personalize your scrapbook projects. These little embellishments may seem small but they can make all the difference. Purchasing these tags can get expensive and is totally unnecessary. You will be amazed when you see just how easy it is to make these little tags from scratch.

How To: Fold the Moth style paper airplane

This video shows a step-by-step demonstration on how to fold a moth style paper airplane. First fold the paper in half the long way. Unfold the paper, and fold the two top corners into triangles toward the middle crease. Fold the triangle down. Fold two top corners into the middle and fold the triangle up. Fold the plane in half and fold the wings up. Flip the plane and fold the wings again. Open the plane and you're done. This demonstration is easy to follow, with words on screen, so you'll ...

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 five petal paper flower with Stampin' Up!

This art and craft video shows us how to make a five petal paper flower with stamping up. One can make this pretty card easily by following the instructions which is given clearly in the video. One can come become aware of various modern craft materials like different papers, punches available in the market and how to use them creatively. By watching this video one would be more interested in such craft work as it is done neatly without any mess.

How To: Make an easy and inexpensive DIY frame for your art

Framing and matting your favorite posters or art can get expensive! In this Curbly video tutorial, you'll learn how to make a quick and inexpensive frame. All you need are some basic supplies available at almost any arts and crafts supply store including: A sheet of plywood, a plexiglass cut to the size of the plywood, archival paper cut to the size of the plywood, frameless corner clips, and a bracket.

How To: Make a paper bullet for a paper gun

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.

How To: Make a realistic looking MP5 paper gun

This thorough tutorial video series demonstrates how to make a beautiful, realistic paper MP5 gun. This tutorial is broken up into 7 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 MP5 gun out of paper with this paper gun tutorial.

How To: Make a stationery box

This is two part instructional videos demonstrates how to make a stationery box. This box holds standard size cards, 3x3 cards, gift tags, and more. You need to start with a 12" by 12" sqaure of cardstock. Use double stick tape for the key joints. You can decorate your box with store bought cutouts or use recycled paper and ribbons. Good luck!

How To: Cut a Nestability die in a QuicKutz Revolution machine

While embossing machines are marketed to be used brand specifically, all those Nestability dies and embossing folders are completely compatible with a QuicKutz Revolution embossing machine. Make the most of your stamping materials without having to purchase to much of everything. Watch this video crafting tutorial and learn how to use Nestability dies and embossing folders to make die cuts with a QuicKutz Revolution embossing and die-cutting machine.

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: 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!

PhD in Paper Craft: Make This Insanely Detailed & Anatomically Correct Human Torso—Complete with Removable Organs

If you're studying human anatomy (or have ever visited a doctor's office), you're no doubt familiar with those plastic anatomical models with removable pieces meant to teach the different parts of the body. Before those, there were illustrated pop-up books. If you need to know the difference between the latissimus dorsi and the multifidus, you're probably better off sticking with your textbook diagrams. But if you prefer a more artful approach (and have a lot of time one your hands), this pap...

How To: Make a papier mache skull

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.

How To: Make a decorative tissue box cover

In this video, we learn how to make a decorative tissue box cover. First, you will need to get a piece of paper in your choice of color and set your tissue box on top of it. Use different colors of paper to trace out the edges of the box and then you will tape them all together. Make edges off the paper when you trace them so they fold over. When finished, you will put this onto the tissue box. You can also decorate this with any accessories that you would like to add a personal touch to the ...

How To: Make a 2D paper jack-o'-lantern for Halloween

This is a fun and easy craft demonstration that shows how to make a paper jack-o-lantern with orange, green and yellow construction paper, scissors, tape, a pencil, a black Sharpie and an X-acto knife. Begin by drawing a jack-o-lantern on the orange paper. Use the knife to cut out the eyes, nose and mouth. Cut a top out of green paper and attach it with tape on the back. Cut out a piece of yellow paper and tape it to the back, to show through the holes on the front of the jack-o-lantern. Add ...

How To: Make a tin foil airplane glider

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...

How To: Craft, fold and decorate a kimono card

These kimono cards are so much fun to make. The idea came from an old issue of The Rubber Stamper magazine (Sept. 2005), with the addition of a few things, like bunny slippers and the geisha girl. They are simple to make once you have the instructions. Check out this card-making video tutorial to see how to craft, fold and decorate a kimono card.

How To: Make mini paper square boxes

In this tutorial, we learn how to make mini paper square boxes. First, grab a piece of paper and fold two ends in so they touch in the middle. After this, fold the bottom up so it covers the triangles and they meet at the middle. Crease the edges, then cut down the edges on both sides where the crease is. Next, fold the sides in so you have a shape that looks like a sword. After this, fold the sides up, then fold the other sides in. When finished, push the creases in and you will form a box, ...

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 simply rub it over the design on the acetate. The transferred design will be lighter in color than the original. Make sure that you if you want to use letters or numbers, print it backwards. This video will benefit those ...