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Toilet Paper Origami. Toilet Paper Origami is the origami-style folding of toilet paper. There are two ways to do this: - fold the toilet paper while it is still on the roll, or - fold a single sheet of toilet paper. Fold Toilet Paper while still on the Roll This is seen in some upscale hotels where the cleaning staff will fold the first sheet of toilet paper into a triangle. The triangulated toilet paper informs the guests that the cleaning staff has been there, and has finished cleaning the room. The act of folding the first sheet of toilet paper into a triangle has spread to many hotels and to many countries.

Some suggest that this behavior is a form of meme. Some hotels and resorts have taken toilet paper origami one step further by making more elaborate folds: Left: classic triangulated toilet paper origamiMiddle: pleated toilet paper inspired by HotelChatter Right: pleated-tuck toilet paper inspired by P O'Brian Books which shows the folded toilet papers. Folding one Sheet of Toilet Paper More TP Stuff. Picture Frame Tissue Box Cover. Below is a complete materials list and a drawing to make this item. All the materials can be purchased from your local Walmart or Craft Store. MATERIALS:A piece of card stock or poster board approximately 20” x 12” or large enough to accommodatethe overall pattern.Four additional pieces 4”x 5”.

These serve to make the pockets for the photos.Double stick tape.An exacto knife or sharp scissors.1. Start by sketching template using measurements provided.2. Cut out pattern on all solid lines.3. Highlight patterns then print.Box Pattern Cut Out Pattern. 20 DIY Home Decor Ideas Using Decorative Paper. I recently shared a hub about different ways pretty patterned papers, like scrapbook paper and others, can be used for different craft projects and a few of them were home decor crafts but there are still so many things you can do with decorative papers, especially for home decorating purposes.

Using pretty paper to update furniture and other decorative pieces can really help give things a fresh new look. A few other things you can do is use it to decorate candles, create beautiful wreaths and chandeliers and lots of other decorative items. Scrapbook paper is wonderful, but I know what you may be thinking. Price wise, it really can be expensive but not always. If you need just a sheet or two you can buy them by the sheet usually for about .25 a piece.

Look for sales and also you can use 40 and 50% coupons at craft stores. You can get a whole book of beautiful paper for sometimes half the price. One more thing- You will see Mod Podge mentioned a lot in this hub. 3D Pictures - Layered Pieces. I know you are invited to at least one wedding this summer. Bring your camera. This is a neat way to present a special wedding picture. It's an old paper trick call a tunnel card. I like to frame it in a shadow box and give it to the married couple. You might even get away with not having to buy one of those expensive items on their gift registry. Materials: 4 copies of a photo that has a fore, middle and background. shadowbox frame mat 2 pieces of cardstock glue stick Tools: scissors In this sample, the frame and mat are 8" x 10". Leave one photo as is. Glue the pleated card stock to the back of the mat.

You should have a photo that looks like this one. 3D Paper Owl From Mmmcrafts. The gifted Larissa from mmmcrafts is here sharing her amazing talents with an unbelievable 3D paper owl. Larissa writes… Left: art made with this tutorial, Right: art made with alternate colors (see note at the end of the tutorial) Hey, Craft Campers! I’m delighted to participate in this summer kid-craft lineup. This 3D paper owl art project is for you and your crafty older kids, say around 11-ish years and up, who can wield a pair of scissors, handle smallish pieces and follow placement instructions carefully.

Moms: You can definitely young this down by cutting out the shapes for younger kids, and skipping the pop dots and folding. Alrighty young crafters, here’s what you will need to make the nighttime owl pictured above: Got all that together? Step 1: Print out the pattern pieces! Make a test print of the first page on regular paper and measure the guide box with a ruler to be sure you are printing at the correct size. Step 2: Score all your folds. Step 4: Punch out some circles. Paper Owl Family. Today I was inspired by The Krafty Wife to make my own paper owl family. I used scraps of paper with patterns and put them together to make cute owls. First you can download the base template for the owl here at sewnews Use scraps of paper with different colors and patterns for the body parts of the owl. Then try to put them together using Elmer's glue. You can frame them just like what The Krafty Wife did: While I just stuck my owls on the wall using tape.

The thing here is I didn't really print the template, I just used it as basis for the shape of the body parts. Anyway, it's easy to do. DIY Paper Lampshade. Paper Scrap Light / Chandelier. It’s a whopping 70 degrees in Brooklyn right now, so I’m going to get out from under the pile of packing boxes in our house and get some fresh air. Before I head out, I wanted to share this beautiful (and totally genius) DIY light project that graphic designer Gabrielle Guy created for a friend. After moving into a new house and finding an old lantern left behind, Gabrielle decided to cut strips from scrap paper and glue them onto the shade. Two days later, the result was an incredibly stunning artichoke-like lamp that looks expensive but cost close to nothing.

I’m so impressed with this project that I had to share it as inspiration for the weekend. Here’s to everyone making something beautiful out of what they have around them. See you Monday! Xo, grace Below is a summary of this week’s highlights: Paper Flower Tealight. Battery powered tea lights have been popular for a couple of years now. They are great party decorations because unlike regular candle tea lights, these are safe. This paper project decorates a tea light with a paper flower design made out of card stock and is easy and fast to make. These flower would look absolutely gorgeous on a buffet table or as a table decoration. All you have to do is cut out flower parts and hot glue them onto the plastic led tea light. 1.Download the tea light flower project template here. 2.Cut out 7 petals from light colored card stock. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Make A Lamp From Toilet Paper Rolls. One of the most fascinating aspects in crafting is transforming simple or useless material and giving them new shape and a brand new use.

I loved the idea of making something out of TPR (aka toilet paper rolls). So I decided to create a lamp out of them, with a pretty cool design. It's an easy and fun project with a stunning end product! Supplies About 20 empty toilet paper rollsBowlMarkerScissorsCraft glue or hot glue gunBlack spray paintBlack acrylic paintPaint brushClothes pegsRulerDust mask 1. Step 1 Fold the empty toilet paper rolls. Step 2 Once the rolls are folded, use a ruler to mark measurements. Step 3 Following the marks you made, use scissors to cut the rolls into strips of 2.1cm (0.8 in).

Step 4 After a while, you will end up having about 100 strips of a cardboard petal shape. The cardboard petal shapes should look sharp at the edges with a curved center, as illustrated in the image below. 2. Now, place the bowl upside down on your working surface. 3. Hang it and Enjoy! Sculptural Paper Orb Lights. It’s wonderful to see so many DIY projects that take advantage of the humble paper globe light.

Just when I think I’ve seen them all, I come across a new one that I love, like this version created by Heather Jennings of Poppy Haus. While browsing her local Anthropologie store, Heather was inspired by two things: the ingenuity of the displays, all made with simple, everyday materials, and the Rhododendron Chandelier. Adorned with handmade, sculptural paper flowers, the chandelier is amazing, but at $898, Heather thought it would it be the perfect candidate for a DIY variation. Luckily, Heather stumbled upon decorative cupcake liners with an optical, graphic print that provided the perfect amount of depth and texture. They [Anthropologie] sell all sorts of fancy and unattainable things, but the store is full of pieces constructed out of paper and wire and rope that give the same distinguished impression. Materials Instructions 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Paper Star Lantern Tutorial. Buon lunedì a tutti!! Iniziamo la settimana con un bel DIY dedicato alla Pasqua!

Tra mille possibilità di decorare le uova, io ho scelto di fare dei coniglietti, da usare per vivacizzare la tavola e far giocare i bambini, o anche come segnaposto. Questo post ha avuto una gestazione un po' lunga e piena di imprevisti... Ho iniziato a fare le foto degli steps settimana scorsa, che ha piovuto quasi sempre... Poi per venerdì era prevista una giornata di sole, così ho rimandato lo shooting finale proprio in quel giorno... Happy Monday everyone! Ma come vedete, almeno oggi sembra andare tutto bene!!!!! But as you can see, at least today everything seems to be going well!!!!! Vi serve: tempera acrilica rossa, cartoncini panna e rosa, pennarello nero indelebile, matita, pennello, gomma, colla stick, forbici, bicchieri di carta, colla vinilica. You will need: red acrylic paint, cardboards cream and pink, permanent black marker, pencil, brush, eraser, glue stick, scissors, paper cups, PVA glue.

Make Paper Frame For Hanging Or With Magnet. Make Paper Frame Ornaments Using an Easy Paper Fold It is easy to get started with these lovely paper craft ornaments using a simple origami fold and a dab of glue. This technique is tea bag folding and children plus adults will enjoy doing this during the holiday break. Glue on a magnet and this charming paper craft can be used all year long. This simple to make paper frame can be used for any photo you want to display and give to a friend or relative.

Paper folded stars are made of Christmas paper, add a favorite photo, a length of ribbon and your paper frame ornaments are complete. Keep your guests busy and let them take them home for their Christmas tree. Handmade Christmas ornaments to put on the holiday tree each year for a remembrance of time spent at your warm and fun filled home. See how easy these Christmas ornaments are to make with the step by step photos that follow. intro photo by Paperfacets Supplies for Your Christmas Craft. Make Paper Folding Wreaths - Home Decor & Cards.

DIY - Paper Flower Wall Decor From Ruche. Hi Ladies, I've finally had a chance to put together this DIY post from Ruche's first Spring lookbook. Sorry for the delay! Everything is extremely easy and can spruce up any plain wall in your home. 1. Floral wall made out of butcher paper Stephanie got a roll of butcher paper and we were debating what do to with it. We made different shaped and sized flowers out of butcher paper. 2. We picked up some used cheap paper back books at the thrift store. To make the shelves out of books, you just pick a book you want to use as a shelf, put l-brackets through it, and screw it to the wall. 3. You can make a cornstarch paste that can be used to paste fabric on your walls. Cornstarch paste is easy to make and works well for both wallpaper and papier mâché. 4. For our lookbook, the boys made this floor out of 2x4 wood blocks and we painted it with "oyster white" milk paint.

Hope you enjoyed our DIY post. -Mai.