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PaperScrapz. If you are looking for a template for boxes, cards, wrapping packaging, tags or just for something fun, look no further. Below are my very favourite templates Some are orginial, but most are collected from all over the Web. Check them out, they are great for inspiration, and to save you money on buying box templates for gifts!! These are links to some of the best template sites on the net. 100+ Box templates & tutorials (Gift/Card/Treat Boxes)

Box round up!

100+ Box templates & tutorials (Gift/Card/Treat Boxes)

Hope this list of free box templates, tutorials, & inspirationfor boxes is useful to You. The templates are all linked to the people who created them,so please just click the photos to visit them (and you canfind their terms of use there). Please bear with me, while I work on checking the links,adding thumbnails, and adding more current box projects to this list. Tutorial : How to make a window in your origami box. I have a tripod now so the video isn't as wobbly as my other video so thats nice. How to Weave a Paper Ball Ornament. When I was in Thailand, I would see the local people weave palm leaves into beautiful bowls, fans, balls and other amazing things.

How to Weave a Paper Ball Ornament

I asked my aunt if she knew how to make these things and she gave me a book that was all in Thai. I don't know how to read Thai, I can barely speak it. Somehow after a week of fumbling around with strips of paper, I managed to decode the pictures and figure it out. Here is my tutorial for you, it is not in Thai, and hopefully it won't take you weeks to make. I did take pictures, but please watch the video. Part 1 (Four strand braid) Sassafras: technique tuesday with marla.

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sassafras: technique tuesday with marla

I'm back today with a fun technique that shows you how to fold your papers to create these really cute boxes. They're easy to assemble, require no glue and can be made from one sheet of paper and a flag banner. I'll admit that I did not invent these little boxes. My friend had something similar on display in her home but it was larger and had a little paper vignette inside. I took the concept, scaled it down and created a template to fit an 8.5 X 11 sheet of paper that could go through the printer. I scored all of the straight lines, cut around the outside and creased the folds. I punched a hole at the tip of each triangle and threaded ribbon through the holes while folding the sides up. Packaging Templates.

I’m not sure how I discovered this awesome collection of packaging templates but I’m glad I did!

Packaging Templates

Duo Fiberworks - Duo Fiberworks - Window Star tutorial. I made some Waldorf-style window stars to decorate our big living room windows.

Duo Fiberworks - Duo Fiberworks - Window Star tutorial

I like to put them up in the winter, to liven up the wintry view. They are a bit fiddly, but satisfying to crank out, not unlike cut paper snowflakes. The best paper to use is square kite paper (ETA- it's 6 1/4" square.) I bought mine at a Waldorf school store, but you could get some from Nova Natural. It's really much better to use instead of tissue paper, it's more sturdy and easier to fold. Actually, my son Julian, who is 7, made the green one, I was pleasently suprised he stuck with all the steps! Use the white paper as a work surface, it's easier to see what you are doing. Then fold it in half and crease well. Then fold the pieces each in half crosswise and cut. Christmas Ornaments {Free Printables. Christmas always brings back so many happy memories.

Christmas Ornaments {Free Printables

I remember that we weren’t allowed to put up the tree before the first day of December, which I must say was a good thing, otherwise we would have already put it up in October. Recycling project - holiday ornament. There were so many ways they could've gone.

recycling project - holiday ornament

The majority of you that voted wanted me to work in paper (such anguish -- haha!) , so I did. I'm not quite sure how I ended up with this version, but it certainly wasn't my first attempt. Surprisingly, the biggest challenge was making something that would be a compliment to the outer frame and not be overwhelmed by it. A couple of my initial designs were too delicate or small and seemed to disappear inside the ring.

Teardrop holiday ornament. Our hotel room needs to look holiday-ish (at least for the kids' sake) and I thought a series of ornaments would do the trick.

teardrop holiday ornament

They'll pull double duty because we'll be able to add them to our tree once we get home. What I came up with is extremely easy to make and it only requires very basic materials—a good thing since that's all I have right now. Materials- Two colors of letter sized paper- Scissors, craft knife and ruler, or paper trimmer- Glue (Tacky glue was perfect because it dries so fast) There are two different ways to make this ornament.

Option 1 (ornament in the background) This is the simplest one. Option 2 (ornament in the foreground of the top photo) This style of teardrop requires 5 strips of paper in alternating colors. Holiday Craft: Wrapping Paper Stars. Christmas Ornaments: Paper Drops. DIY Pinwheels in Crafts for babies, kids and adults parties. Cheery Paper Fruit Pouches. A few easy folds is all it takes to turn plain paper into cheery cups for servings of fresh fruit salad and more. Use sheets of glassine and parchment paper for moist food, like these balls of honeydew melon, cantaloupe, and watermelon.

You could also serve assorted nuts, cookies, popcorn, and other treats in the colorful paper containers. For each cup, start with one sheet each of glassine and parchment paper. Cut whichever sheet will form the inside of the cup to 9 1/2 inches square; cut the other to 10 inches square. Center the small sheet on top of the large sheet, and attach in center with a piece of double-sided tape. Fold square in half to form a triangle. Fold bottom-right corner to left side. Fold bottom-left corner to right side. Fold front top points over front of cup, then rear top points behind back. Origami balloon place cards in Crafts for babies, kids and adults parties. Paper flower tutorial in Crafts for decorating and home decor.

Paper plate baskets in Crafts for babies, kids and adults parties. Wrap your gifts with confetti in Craft ideas for original gifts and presents. Paper mache teacup pattern « ann wood. A paper mache teacup pattern to mark the 5 year anniversary of my blog, my experiment.

paper mache teacup pattern « ann wood

A perfect time to say thank you and give you a present. There is a template you can download here. And lots and lots of photos and instructions. Homemade honeycombs! Continuing my late obsession with honeycomb decor I hoped to use a stash of them for an event last weekend and they ended up being my absolute favorite decor piece.

homemade honeycombs!

I wanted miniature ones, which of course I couldn’t find, so I embarked on making them myself. They turned out to be such easy projects and the results are splendid! The best thing about them is once you have the process down they can be completely customized to whichever size, color or fullness you would like. DIY Geometric Favor Boxes from HEYLOOK. We can barely contain our excitement to share our newest DIY project with you all! The ladies from HEYLOOK sent over these incredible geometric faceted favor boxes (polyhedron), perfect for a display table of their own or for use as place cards at each guest’s seat! Without further ado, here’s how to get started: Instructions: Print this template onto thin cardboard stock or thick paper in the colors of your choice. We chose a set of strong colors, but these would also look super-cute in pastels or in gold, silver and/or bronze. Cut out along the straight lines, then fold along the dotted lines.

Try to assemble the box without gluing it first, so you can see which sides go where. DIY #3: fun favour boxes : bloved weddings. Written by: louise Posted on Thursday, August 18, 2011 Hey lovely people! You know it’s Thursday right? Yup, that means we’re back with another cracking DIY project for you today! Woop! The lovely Fanni over at Fubumedia has been beavering away on this fun little idea to share with us today.