Origami Box I came across a tutorial for this origami box yesterday and couldn’t resist folding it immediately! It’s not like any other box I’ve folded before, it appears to be a rectangular box from outside but when you open it up there is another box inside – a square one! It also has a lid which closes down very tightly. The box is made out of a single square sheet of paper without scissors or glue. A sheet of scrapbooking paper will be probably the best choice for this box.
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. 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. Abies alba "Silver Fir" redirects here. For the Silver Fir of western North American, see Abies amabilis. Abies alba, the silver fir or European silver fir, is a fir native to the mountains of Europe, from the Pyrenees north to Normandy, east to the Alps and the Carpathians, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and south to southern Italy and northern Serbia.
Paper flower tutorial I thought some of you would enjoy a quick tutorial on how to make those little paper flowers I used as part of my table setting a couple weeks ago. The credit for these go to Martha Stewart (I saw this idea nearly 10 years ago in her magazine, but haven't been able to find it on her website). So here I go.. Step 1: Draw a spiral on a 4x4" square sheet of paper
Paper Flower Key Holder Difficulty Rating: Beginner Tags If you need a quick 'just because' gift for someone, this is it! It’s simple to make, couldn’t be less expensive and we can all use one. I for one am always losing my keys and this, by far, is the easiest way for me to keep track of them. Here’s how:
Paper Flowers Here’s a lovely assortment of paper flowers to make, I’ve organized them in a few sections for easier browsing: Bouquets & Centerpieces, Tissue Paper, Crepe, Origami and the rest under general tutorials. Many of these have free templates to download and most are surprisingly easy to make! I’ve also compiled a vintage booklet into a pdf tutorial that you can download. It shows step-by-step how to make crepe flowers (includes images). Just click the banner to the right to grab a copy for yourself. Tree Shaped Christmas Ornament Display I am putting together one of my Christmas mantles and I was looking for a centerpiece for the mantle that would also showcase some of my favorite ornaments. I was inspired by this one from BHG and so I decided to make my own version. I wanted to make mine a little more modern to go with the theme for my mantle. I purchased some 12 gauge wire and cut long pieces into two and twisted them. Then I made them into a shape of a tree.
Handmade Beach Themed Christmas Decorations For A Coastal Inspired Christmas Are you dreaming of a salty and sandy Christmas? Here is a beautiful collection of handmade beach themed Christmas decorations and decor to bring the beach to your home this holiday season, whether you are celebrating seaside or just daydreaming of sea breezes and warm sunshine while you are buried under 10 feet of snow. Handmade Beach Themed Christmas Decorations And Decor For Having A Very Merry Beachy Christmas You can get as creative as you like when decking your home in beach themed Christmas decorations and decor. Blend traditional Christmas decor with beach decor for a cozy, festive atmosphere. Decorate with blues, greens, creams, silver, with pops of red and natural elements such as twigs, seashells, starfish and pine cones to bring the seaside into your home.
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.
Paper Flower Key Holder Difficulty Rating: Beginner Tags If you need a quick 'just because' gift for someone, this is it! Tin Can Christmas Tree Activity - Babble Dabble Do Recycled crafts are always a winner around my house and this easy Tin Can Christmas Tree Activity for kids was the perfect way to upcycle some cans and provide the kiddos with a design challenge! I have to admit this is my favorite Christmas DIY post yet. Not only did I have fun creating it but my daughter actually loved doing the activity!