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How to make 25 paper Christmas ornaments

How to make 25 paper Christmas ornaments
Here's a roundup of ornaments you can make from paper.Above left: I made with these instructionsAbove right: I made with these instructions (Update: this is now an old post; some of the links no longer work.) More: Printable snowflake 1 Printable snowflake 2 Paper snowflakes stapled together into something 3-D Not 3-D, but nice snowflake cutting templates Origami star Ornament made with circle cut-outsFlower ornament Ball-like star Ball-like... ballFlower ballGeodesic ballMulti-colored balls made this way, but fastened with wireMany-pointed star Mini star-shaped bookletGlitter star ornamentsMoravian stars Recycled paper ornamentCrystal ornament free download plus a gallery of inspiration Huge spiky star Origami Christmas tree 1 Origami Christmas tree 2 Kirigami Christmas tree 3 Happy folding! Related:  Paper craft & origami projects

Recovered The Origami Page This section is intended for the beginner. It introduces all of the major folds in origami and shows how they are done. It also provides a large number of simple models that aim to allow one to practice these folds. Part 1 Paper and arrows Most origami uses a single uncut square of paper, and this website is no exception. On origami diagrams, arrows show you which direction the paper is to be folded in. Tutorials Quilling and other paper crafts (for personal use) The Basics Christmas Additional Ideas (quilling, plus more)

The Shirt As with all these designs, try to start with a relatively clean, crisp bill. It will make it much easier. All folds should be sharply creased. It helps to go over the fold with a fingernail on a flat, hard surface. Start by folding the bill precisely in half lengthwise. Fold the bill one quarter of the way in from each side lengthwise. Turn the bill over. Turn the bill over again. Fold a little less than one third of the bill lengthwise from the opposite end as shown. Now you will fold inward in the same direction, tucking the previous fold under the "collar" created in step 4. Gently unfold the previous two folds, keeping the creases. (This step is hard to describe, but it is actually fairly easy.) (This is a close-up of what the fold should look like when complete.) (This is what it should look like after both sides are complete.) When you re-tuck the fold you've been working on back under the collar, you're done!

Temari by Barbara B. Suess, Author of Japanese Temari, Kiku Designs Japanese Arts and Crafts Temari Blogs Become a Member for free access to this and other files on the site. See the Membership page for more details. Already a Member? Log in Here Turn the handle on the side of the box and the vertical shaft rotates back and forth. Use this mechanism as the starting point for your own character based designs or as a way of learning first hand how mechanisms work. Look out for the owl model using this mechanism coming soon. Print out the parts onto thin card. Fold up and glue the side tabs on the box to make right angle triangle tube sections. Glue together the two box sides. Fit the base into the box Fold in and glue the four tabs to the inside walls of the box. Assemble the hinged plate as shown. Make up the two crank ends from double thickness card. Glue together the push rod and glue on the two crank ends. Roll round and glue the four paper tubes accurately lining up the edges with the arrows. Thread the second-to-shortest tube into the crank ends. Assemble the two crank pieces Rate this post:

paper flowers | Talk Crafty To Me Why not brighten up your gloomy winter day, by making your own paper flowers. This super simple project takes only about 5 mins and is sure to brighten any room. Add them to twigs or branches for an instant bouquet or simply throw them in a bowl. Originally created by Martha Stewart, Wendy from DoziDesign has whipped up a quick tutorial. Head on over there and start making flowers to your heart’s content. Pictures from Dozi & Jen Elisebeth. related posts

Paper Modelz - Part 100 Printables Printable Mini Super Stars by Alix Sorrell I recently returned from a trip to India where beautiful paper stars (leftover from Christmas) were hanging everywhere! Even though the holidays are over, I loved how fun & versatile they were. These printable stars can be printed on any color paper which makes them the perfect addition to any party you were planning. Click through for instructions… (more…) Printable 2015 Calendar Did 2015 sneak up on you like it did for me? (more…) Printable Popcorn Poppers This New Years, surprise your friends with poppers that are filled with… popcorn! (more…) Printable Holiday Bags & Tags Need a super simple way to dress up a small gift or holiday treats this year? Click through for instructions… (more…) Printable Faux Bow Gift Boxes Cute packaging is one of my favorite parts of the holiday season! Click through for instructions… (more…)

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! 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: my PDF download with all the pattern pieces (get it here)printerrulerclear tapebutter knife for scoring8.5 x 11 piece of poster board (you can cut one from a larger piece)8.5 x 11 inch heavy scrapbooking paper in the following colors: orange, brown, dark teal, black, light brown, red, and yellow. Got all that together?

Folding Trees Free Printable Mini Owl Treat Boxes This craft is part of the 13 Days of Halloween project. Download number templates for the project, as well as the bug template for Day 3, in the tips and supplies post. Links to all of the crafts from this project can be found in the main 13 Days of Halloween post. This is it, Day 13! This little owl may look menacing, but he’ll be holding Halloween treats for you when you get to the big day. Quick Tip: If you’re pressed for time and want to speed up the process, you can cut 2″ wide x 3/4″ tall pieces of black cardstock and use decorative edging scissors (Fiskars Clouds and Scallop work very well for this) to make the feather ruffles, instead of cutting out the feather ruffle templates. Supplies Needed mini owl treat box template (277Kb PDF) black and orange cardstock a stylus, ruler, and small cutting mat for scoring the box template (optional) craft scissors glue dots and double-sided tape school glue a small paintbrush a paper plate or piece of paper glitter (I used Martha Stewart Fire Opal)

Unicorn origami tutorial | Xinblog This tutorial tell you how to make a unicorn origami

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