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Amazing Papercut Art by Parth Kothekar. THE MAGIC MOMENT - Peter Dahmen The Amazing Artist! Guy Builds Miniature Single-Cylinder Engine Out of Paper and Revs It Up. Aliaksei Zholner built this incredibly small, single-cylinder engine entirely out of paper and it works!

Guy Builds Miniature Single-Cylinder Engine Out of Paper and Revs It Up

For those interested, Aliaksei shared his build process on the Russian forum, only-paper.ru. How to DIY Leftover Pie Boxes. 6 DIY Paper Flower Ideas. Paper Starburst Pendant Light. DIY Paper Pinwheel Cupcake Toppers // Tutorial - Pure Sweet Joy. Cupcakes are cute, but who can beat cupcakes with a DIY touch?

DIY Paper Pinwheel Cupcake Toppers // Tutorial - Pure Sweet Joy

I’m all for DIY’s that are quick, but add loads of detail. These DIY paper pinwheel cupcake toppers are just that! Once you’ve got everything together (the hardest part of most DIYs, right?) , these will just take about 2 minutes each. Servietten-Häschen - Love Decorations. Vor einigen Tagen habe ich die Linkparty Happy Ostern ins Leben gerufen und schon komme ich mit meinem ersten Beitrag passend zum Motto.

Servietten-Häschen - Love Decorations

DIY: Paper Maché Birdy Penny Bank. My friend Tara is a paper maché inspiration.

DIY: Paper Maché Birdy Penny Bank

A couple of years ago she made a couple of piggy banks that were so amazing I decided I needed to make a bank of my very own. A birdy bank. Origami Chinese Takeout Box. As most of you probably already know, I’m a huge fan of themed parties and decorations.

Origami Chinese Takeout Box

I’ve used chinese takeout boxes for past events and activities, but never really got around to making them from scratch. I always used store-bought ones, and just decorated them as needed. As usual, I sat down and tried to figure out how I could origami my way into making it. I kind of did! Read on to learn how. Origami Square Envelope. This origami square tutorial does double duty.

Origami Square Envelope

How To Make An Origami Heart. In craft, diy, origami, paper crafts Here's a quick little project that's fun to make for Valentine's Day, pretty patterned paper origami hearts.

How To Make An Origami Heart.

Each one only took me a few minutes to make and can be made with any decorative paper you have on hand. String them up as a garland or share the love by hiding them all over the house. Cute, right? Follow the steps below to learn how to make your own origami hearts this Valentine's Day. 1. 2. Traditional origami. Gonzalo Calvo Folds Beautiful Origami Artworks (9 photos) Origami artist Gonzalo García Calvo not only folds some of the most challenging origami designs but he skilfully stages the finished results; taking great care to enhance the subtle beauty of the origami artworks with thoughtful backdrops and strategic lighting.

Gonzalo Calvo Folds Beautiful Origami Artworks (9 photos)

On his Flickr page you will find over 160 stunning works, all lovingly folded and beautifully photographed. Below you will find a small collection of the Sifter’s personal favourites. Boxes, bags, baskets. MAGAZINE ENVELOPES. 18K+ Well I got this idea from our friend Nina.

MAGAZINE ENVELOPES

She was making these super cute envelopes out of scrapbook paper and I really wanted to make some! So I came home and made some! They are so so SO simple and add a personal touch to your envelopes. You will need: An old magazine, scissors, an envelope, a glue stick and a Sharpie. Tear out some magazine pages that you like. Carefully pull the envelope apart. Trace the envelope on a magazine page. How to make gift bags from newspaper. When I bought something at a store recently, the clerk handed me my purchase in a bag made from a newspaper.

How to make gift bags from newspaper

I liked it very much and had to make some more—thus today's DIY recycled newspaper project: gift bags made from the Wall Street Journal. You can vary the dimensions, of course, but here's what I used to create a bag that's 5" tall, 4.5" wide, and 3" deep. Stack two sheets of newspaper on top of each other.

This will be a two-ply bag for extra sturdiness. Cut out a rectangle that's 15.5" wide and 8.25" tall. Fold a flap 1.25" down from the top. Cut two pieces of cardstock or chipboard to 4.25" x 1", then glue them on the widest two panels just under the top fold. Put glue on the outside of the 0.5" tab and bring the left-most panel over to form the body of the bag, aligning the cut edge of the panel with the folded edge of the flap. Upend the bag so the 2" flap is now up. Put glue on both flaps and fold them inward to form the bottom of the bag. Lucky Wishing Stars Tutorial.

You’ve probably seen these little puffy origami stars before. They are really quick to make, and you don’t need any special materials to make them. You can buy lucky star pre-cut strips from origami stores, but you can just as easily make your own from medium weight coloured paper, e.g. scrapbooking paper, or even strips cut from magazine pages – as the strips are so narrow, the original text or image won’t be obvious in the finished star. Anti-clockwise from top left: pre-cut strips, paper cutter, scrapbook paper, magazine page. Now on to the tutorial!

To give you an idea of size, I’ve made stars in 3 different sizes to show you: blue stars (from pre-cut strips): 35cm x 1.25cmpink stars (from a magazine page): 30cm x 1cmgreen stars (scrapbook paper): 15cm x 0.6cm The finished star will be approx 1.5 x the width of your strip, so pick an appropriate size for the size of star you’d like to end up with.

Make flowers. Ages ago I bought a package of crepe paper (like this—the folded sheets, not streamers). An impulse purchase simply because... it was orange? Kusudama Tutorial part 1. Gift box tutorial - so simple to make. You will need: Card Embellishments Adhesive Scissors Hole punch Ribbon The box Making the creases for the folds In landscape fold the corners so they overlap Where the card dips use your hold punch to make a hole Repeat on the other side Open back up and embellish When done, fold again and thread ribbon throught the holes and tie It is now ready to fill with goodies You can use any size, I heard that someone used an A4 sheet of card and put a t-shirt in it, so the options are endless.

Page corner bookmarks. This project comes to you at the request of Twitterer @GCcapitalM. I used to believe that a person could never have too many books, or too many bookmarks. Then I moved into an apartment slightly larger than some people’s closets (and much smaller than many people’s garages) and all these beliefs got turned on their naïeve little heads. But what a person can always look for more of is really cool unique bookmarks. Placeholders special enough for the books that are special enough to remain in your culled-out-of-spacial-necessity collection. Page corner bookmarks are cute, practical and deeply under-represented in the world.* They’re easy to make, easy to customize, and will set you apart from all those same-same flat rectangular bookmarks. If you like this tutorial, here are a couple others that might be up your alley. For the monster-loving adults in the room, try some googly-eyed paper monster wine charms.

Luminaria de jornal - luminaria newspaper - luminaria hechas de periódicos. Paper Weaving.. ..for DIY Gift Box ..part 1. DIY - How to make Paper Basket. Mosaic Made from Upcycled Junk Mail — Upcycle Magazine. Home » Feature Stories Tuesday, February 15, 2011. How to: Make Your Own Gift Bows — Upcycle Magazine. Recycled magazine coasters. Heart Basket: How to make a Danish woven heart basket, with illustrated instructions. Quilling, Art and Expression. Quilled Flowers. Quilled Flowers There are many types of quilled flowers. The Art of Quilling. More Paper Piecing. Paper Piecing. Paper Piecing This technique started gaining popularity about a year ago although it has been around longer than that. Paper University - Art Class. Fine Arts - Papier Mache Paste Recipes. Paper Mache Projects: Make Stuff, It's Fun!. Paper Mache Projects. Card Inspirations an introduction to iris folding.

Iris Folding @ CircleOfCrafters.com: Learn a New Card Making Technique. Parchment Craft. Purely Parchment - Free Patterns. Parchment Craft Supplies ~ Wedding Services ~ Printing&Binding ~ Isle of Wight Business Index. Card-making with easy to follow projects, and video tutorials. HANDMADE PAPER ARTS. 3D animated origami instructions to make a peace crane, flapping bird, and football shirt.

Origami and paper crafts. All About Papercrafts and Origami. Origami. Learn Origami Crafts. Origami Crafts Project Ideas Online: 123Peppy.com. Crafts · Free craft projects, ideas and tutorials using on Cut Out.