Instructables: exploring - living - decorating - paper Sun, 29 Mar 2015 16:48:06 PDT BLOX v1.01 Simple Antique Paper
Simple Antique Paper - More DIY How To Projects]]> AJB2 Simple antique/old paper from used tea. "Painting" This is very simple. When you have finished steeping your tea, removed the bag and use it to "paint" the paper. I used very cheap "bond"/printer paper. The key is to cover the entire sheet. Lay the paper flat and allow to dry. I am using green ...
By: AJB2

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 19 Feb 2015 23:50:53 PST
Paper Lanterns
Paper Lanterns - More DIY How To Projects]]> hinagiku If you love candles this diys for you.Paper creates really amazing shadows.You can use this candles to decorate every room :)) Materials -Candles-A jar or a glass-paper-paint-scissors Yingyang shape Draw a yingyang shape using a round object.Cut one side and paint it black then glue it to the...
By: hinagiku

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:29:58 PST
Minecraft Animals From Card Stock
Minecraft Animals From Card Stock - More DIY How To Projects]]> aascvd01 These are Minecraft animals I made from card stock. No Tape or Glue Required! No tape or glue was required! Print and Cut Cut out the picture above. One of the legs shows where you should cut.On the section of body beside the outlined leg, there are two black lines. Slits need to be made ther...
By: aascvd01

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 29 Dec 2014 16:12:04 PST
Paper Wreath
Paper Wreath - More DIY How To Projects]]> dogsrule0909 How to make a paper Christmas wreath. This wreath is very easy and fun to make. It's also great craft for kids! What You'll Need Two pieces of green paperRed piece of paperScissorsTape Cutting Get the two pieces of green paper, and cut some slits on both sides. Make sure there is at least a f...
By: dogsrule0909

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:29:07 PST
DIY Papercut Lamp
DIY Papercut Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> polethzav In this tutorial we’ll show you how to make a papercut lamp It´s beautiful, simple and not expensive decoration . Video Tutorial You need: -cardstock in the colors of your choice-a x-acto knife -pencil -glue stick -ruler Cut a 15 by 15 inches cardstock square .but you can cut any size and ...
By: polethzav

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 4 Sep 2014 10:46:58 PDT
Map Rose Wreath
Map Rose Wreath - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tree House Early Learning Center In this instructable you will learn how to make your own map rose wreath. It's a great decoration for any time of year.Things you will need- A metal wreath frame, (you could also use a foam wreath or even just a cardboard circle) Maps (I used maps from an old atlas book that was out of date wh...
By: Tree House Early Learning Center

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 24 Aug 2014 09:50:07 PDT
Small Decoration Lamp from House Products
Small Decoration Lamp from House Products - More DIY How To Projects]]> sheharyarrashid1 This is my first Instructable So please dont mind any mistakes,Things Needed1:USB Charger or Any charger for Light Bulb2:Any Good Bulb3:A Sphere Paper Weight First We need a USB Charger with 2 wires out We need usb charger for the bulb to light it. Take a cap of a bottle and the Paper Weight T...
By: sheharyarrashid1

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 23 Aug 2014 10:34:24 PDT
Faux Tudor Panel. For those who love it but can’t afford it.
Faux Tudor Panel. For those who love it but can’t afford it. - More DIY How To Projects]]> Cassandra-Dido So you like Tudor paneling but can’t afford it? Here is the solution: just fake it! You will need You willneed:A wall.Measure tape.Kraft paper.Water based wallpaper glue.Acrylic or latex paint, mahogany color.Alcohol based dyes for wood in two different colors, one dark and one lighter (but darke...
By: Cassandra-Dido

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:53:59 PDT
DIY Wipeboard
DIY Wipeboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> larapaiva Hey there! Do you always need a to do list, so you do not forget stuff easily? But, let's recycle paper? (:Today I'm going to show you a cute, simple way to reuse a old picture frame, and transform it in a little "white board!" Gather Your Materials What you will need:- A old picture frame- Decor...
By: larapaiva

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 06:59:44 PDT
Flower Vase in Magazine Paper
Flower Vase in Magazine Paper - More DIY How To Projects]]> arungvijay Here is a great looking flower vase made of magazine papers and package boxesNo buying required for making this flower vase. All we need is papers and a pieces of thick card boardsOnce we are practiced with one or two vases. We can start trying different shapes of the sameLet's see the step by step ...
By: arungvijay

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 28 Jun 2014 02:32:36 PDT
Paper Lantern (Basic) Super Easy
Paper Lantern (Basic) Super Easy - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ikadeo This Instructable is so easy that it's almost unnecessary, so I'll keep it as short as possible.You'll need:A jar (any size)A candle (votive or tea light)A piece of card stock or computer paperClear tape Choose and prep your paper Card stock looks more legit (non-homemade,) but computer paper wil...
By: Ikadeo

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 23 Jun 2014 14:10:10 PDT
LED Lotus Flower
LED Lotus Flower - More DIY How To Projects]]> Umamaheswari Anandane LED Lotus flower is a great for decorations either with or without the LED lights. Paper lotus are easy to make and adds a wonderful addition to any occasions. It will make a perfect decoration on wedding tables. And being charged by batteries, they glow at the press of the button. Making of the L...
By: Umamaheswari Anandane

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 12 Jun 2014 10:50:41 PDT
Photo Frame
Photo Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ayushi Sharma Hey, get ready to make an easy and beautiful photo frame made entirely with paper. Enjoy :) Materials Required You will need the following: chart papers or colored papers of 2 different colorsscissorsgluecardboard piece or a thick papera photograph you love Cutting the papers into rectangles C...
By: Ayushi Sharma

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 3 Jun 2014 12:05:22 PDT
DIY Origami Ball Sonobe Style in pastell
DIY Origami Ball Sonobe Style in pastell - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ludorn This year pastel colors are popular.For this reason, I again wanted to make a beautiful Sonobe post with pastel colors. As with my previous post here, you have to use 12 units for this ball. Here we go: You need a A4 (For Us: US Letter size) size per unit, which is cut into a square.Please fold...
By: Ludorn

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 23 May 2014 15:04:36 PDT
Rainbow frame
Rainbow frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> MinkyPop Hello DIY lovers, here is my recent artwork : easy to make rainbow frame. I wanted to have kinda "geek" wall with sci-fi and fantastic retro TV shows photos I collected, and when I think geek, I think rainbow. So here it is. More DIY tutorials : *********** Sorry, my englis...
By: MinkyPop

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 18 May 2014 13:14:13 PDT
Flickering Origami Lantern
Flickering Origami Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> ohhmyhead I made a slew of origami lanterns for a friend's wedding a few years back, and it seemed only right to add lights to the design. After all, they are lanterns! As I have no desire to burn my apartment down, I decided to use some flickering LEDs from Evil Mad Scientist that give the appearance of ...
By: ohhmyhead

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 24 Mar 2014 21:41:23 PDT
Laminated Paper Pendant Lampshade
Laminated Paper Pendant Lampshade - More DIY How To Projects]]> turiya I decided to try and replicate one of NZ designer David Trubridge's amazing pendant light shades (be sure to check him out if you haven't already. His work is stunning) while I was off work for a week with the flu. And I had to use what I had around the house cause I was too crook to drive for sup...
By: turiya

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 18 Mar 2014 23:29:06 PDT
How to make an Artistic Cross Design SpecificLove In this video I show you How to make an Artistic Cross Design This is a very simple way to make some wall art for your house or for a gift using some common household products. It looks like the medal artwork done by some designers, but it does not have the weight. This can also be a good craft fo...
By: SpecificLove

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 28 Feb 2014 23:55:52 PST
Origami stars OceanLady Some origami star ornaments I made from old damaged books. They are threaded with fishing wire, which serves to hang them and to hold the bead in the middle.
By: OceanLady

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 25 Feb 2014 19:49:56 PST
Spring Terrarium Ornaments Little Mom on the Prairie Ornaments are not just for winter holidays! At least, that is what I am telling myself, since I made some Spring Terrarium Ornaments! My favorite part of this idea, is that you can put almost anything small into the bare bulb ornaments. Over the years I have saved little miniatures that I found int...
By: Little Mom on the Prairie

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 17 Feb 2014 05:39:47 PST
Found Paper Minimalist Canvas Art
Found Paper Minimalist Canvas Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> hlooper I just moved into a new house, and wanted something to cover a big space and tie together all of the different decor colors in the room. I settled on a grouping of six 8x10" canvases, but you could do this with any size, provided that the found paper is big enough to cover it. I'm using sheet music,...
By: hlooper

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 8 Feb 2014 18:54:02 PST
Paper chain snowflakes
Paper chain snowflakes - More DIY How To Projects]]> dogsrule0909 Fun snowflake chains, great for decorating windows or walls! Things you'll need PaperScissorsX-acto knifePencil Beginning Start by printing out the snowflake template from the included PDF. Next cut out the flake and set aside.Take the piece of paper and cut a strip from it that is the same h...
By: dogsrule0909

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 5 Feb 2014 17:42:22 PST
Tissue Paper Rose Ball - DIY Tutorial
Tissue Paper Rose Ball - DIY Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> victordoes In this tutorial we will go through some simple steps, but time consuming... (depending on the size of roses your crafting!). But the reacts from your friends and family when they see your masterpiece will make up for the time spent! Material Needed Price: 1 -3 Dollar || Time: 2 - 10h || Diffi...
By: victordoes

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 3 Feb 2014 14:40:14 PST
Paper heart decorations
Paper heart decorations - More DIY How To Projects]]> emilyvanleemput I was trying to use an origami module that I use a lot (for example here and here) for making decorations. I knew that I could make flat squares and triangles with it, so I realized hearts should be possible to make with them. I drew out the heart, to know how many pieces it would take, and folded a...
By: emilyvanleemput

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 20 Dec 2013 06:00:24 PST
Giant Acorns
Giant Acorns - More DIY How To Projects]]> robbtoberfest I made these giant acorns to hang on my natural themed Christmas tree this year. Pretty simple to make over a few evenings (drying time) at the coffee table. Materials: A box of old pine cones Newspaper Masking tape White glue Hot glue sticks Paints Tools: Hot glue Paint brushes Make an "egg"cor...
By: robbtoberfest

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 11 Dec 2013 18:03:42 PST
papier mache yhdesai Papier-mâché (French for "chewed paper"), alternatively, paper mache, is a composite material consisting of paper pieces or pulp, sometimes reinforced with textiles, bound with an adhesive, such as glue, starch, or wallpaper paste. Step 1: INGRIDIENTS INGRIDIENTS: PAPERS WARM WATER MIXING BOWL GLU...
By: yhdesai

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 3 Dec 2013 12:00:56 PST
Holiday Place Cards
Holiday Place Cards - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jessie Marie With the holidays drawing near, one might be in need of some speedy decorations to spice up the dining table. Place cards are a simple and useful decoration that can bring smiles to the table. Place cards can also add colorful fun to the scene. They do not take long to make, so why not create a set ...
By: Jessie Marie

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 26 Nov 2013 15:28:11 PST
Quick and Easy Bottle Makeover.
Quick and Easy Bottle Makeover. - More DIY How To Projects]]> hawkabee Hello! This is a super easy way to convert ANY glass bottle into a beautiful decorative vase. Great for any holiday or as a staple peice for any home and/or office. What you will need: -Glass bottle  -School Glue -Scissors -Pile of cut and/or ripped news paper, news print, tissue paper...etc.  (I ...
By: hawkabee

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 22 Nov 2013 11:50:10 PST
Sustainable DIY Christmas Tree JoopB Every year, millions of trees get cut down for a short decorative stay over in our homes. That's a lot of waste, just to brighten up our holidays. Assembli's solution to this matter is to build a beautiful tree sculpture yourself, with a free paper template. Just download it, print the file at home ...
By: JoopB

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 17 Nov 2013 04:36:31 PST
Build 3-D Papercraft Terrains: Minecraft Style
Build 3-D Papercraft Terrains: Minecraft Style - More DIY How To Projects]]> laboratory424 Some gamers need a Railgun, others choose an M1A1, most seem to desire an Energy Sword...but what we need is a pickaxe! That's right, our current favorite diversion from lab work is Minecraft. We didn't want the fun to stop on the screen, so we created giant, 3-D, papercraft Minecraft terrains on ou...
By: laboratory424

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 1 Aug 2013 14:02:09 PDT
Zombie Hand Holder
Zombie Hand Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> lindarose92 Yesterday, later in the afternoon, I had this idea of a hand coming out of a wall that could be used to hold keys, jewelry or whatever you want. I thought this would have been perfect for the Zombie Contest but I realized that there was only one day left to enter! For some unknown reasons, ideas com...
By: lindarose92

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 8 Jul 2013 13:55:46 PDT
CMY paper platonic solids
CMY paper platonic solids - More DIY How To Projects]]> sursula why platonic solids? my inspiration for this project was the print "stars" by amazing artist m c escher, or more exactly the "study for stars". I've added an image of the study for stars, this is not a picture i took myself! in this picture you can see the five platonic solids, along with 4 more com...
By: sursula

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 8 Jul 2013 06:33:43 PDT
Butterfly Collection
Butterfly Collection - More DIY How To Projects]]> Brooklyntonia Fan of those beautiful eyes on butterfly wings? Don't want to spend your days jumping around with a net and a jar trying to catch a live one only to find that you've damaged it's wings and the color doesn't match your decor? Create your own personalized collection of butterflies simply and easily.  ...
By: Brooklyntonia

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 30 Jun 2013 16:09:15 PDT
How to make an Origami kusudama flower ball! TCGames A tutorial on how to make the origami kusudama ball, which is a traditional model. Enjoy!
By: TCGames

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 24 Jun 2013 14:09:57 PDT
Paper Flowers
Paper Flowers - More DIY How To Projects]]> ofm11  With spring in the air, but a severe lack of flowers outside, I decided to make my own! Here's a cheap, easy, and eco-friendly decorating idea. You will need: -newspaper (or a different paper of your choosing) -wire -wire cutters -branches (from the ground-NOT a living tree) -paint Creating t...
By: ofm11

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 20 Apr 2013 13:56:33 PDT
Alice in Wonderland Party - A very merry Unbirthday jermwen My whole family had a lot of fun doing paper mache and other projects to make this party so special
By: jermwen

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 20 Mar 2013 16:50:51 PDT
Easy, Cheap, Awesome looking TLC Pendant Paper Lamp a.k.a Tender, Love & Care Pendant Paper Lamp
Easy, Cheap, Awesome looking TLC Pendant Paper Lamp a.k.a Tender, Love & Care Pendant Paper Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tarun Upadhyaya I love pendant lamps, this is the lamp I usually make for special occasions like Diwali (in India), but I thought it is really more than that and came up with this cool idea of using it as a night pendant lamp or just pendant lamp. It is simple and easy, but a little bit time consuming if you apply...
By: Tarun Upadhyaya

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 24 Feb 2013 09:30:13 PST
LED Flowers
LED Flowers - More DIY How To Projects]]> mischka What would be a better present for your valentine than a bunch of flowers? The flowers I made glow nice in the dark and dont fade away. They dont need water, but electric energy to live. Here is how to make a bunch of LED flowers for your valentine. I lend the circuit from the "Conrad Advent C...
By: mischka

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 5 Feb 2013 08:36:55 PST
Fingernail Polish Christmas Decorations
Fingernail Polish Christmas Decorations - More DIY How To Projects]]> msjdela94 Want to make something Christmas-y to hang on your wall or door with stuff right in your house? I came up with this idea after a stressful week at school, and my sister/roommate loved it. It's paper Christmas ornaments decorated completely with FINGERNAIL POLISH. Step 1: What You Need You'll n...
By: msjdela94

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 30 Nov 2012 20:39:48 PST
Giant 3-D Papercraft Space Invaders
Giant 3-D Papercraft Space Invaders - More DIY How To Projects]]> laboratory424 We like to be prepared for an alien invasion...Nerf guns loaded, extra rations of nachos packed away, and a Klingon dictionary in the back pocket. Unfortunately, such preparations tend to be forgotten in the routine of day-to-day life. As a subtle reminder, we created giant, 3-D, papercraft Space In...
By: laboratory424

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 30 Jul 2012 07:09:46 PDT
Origami Icosidodecahedron, no need for glue
Origami Icosidodecahedron, no need for glue - More DIY How To Projects]]> bo5 Hi, this is my first instructable so apologies if this confuses anyone :) No scissors needed, or glue, or paper-clip or....well any other type of fastener because the interlocking folds do job perfectly. Great ornamental pieces that can be hung up or turned into a lamp, try using different colours,...
By: bo5

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 21 May 2012 12:16:03 PDT
Keith Haring Paper Chain
Keith Haring Paper Chain - More DIY How To Projects]]> amandaghassaei Walking between the Instructables office and TechShop, I often pass by a huge Keith Haring sculpture on Howard and 3rd (see image above by Franco Folini on Flickr).  Clearly, this sculpture has seeped into my subconscious and is manifesting itself in my newest laser cut creation: the Ketih Haring pa...
By: amandaghassaei

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 17 May 2012 00:55:37 PDT
LED Recycled Book Lamp
LED Recycled Book Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> marfru There are so many books that are simply thrown away as they have very little resale value, so follow our easy step by step instructions and see how easy it is to create your own upcycled lampshade by recycling your old books. n this Step by step project we will show you how to upcycle an old book a...
By: marfru

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 4 May 2012 12:26:41 PDT
LED Paper Lantern
LED Paper Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> lilyleds These LED paper lanterns are very customizable, you can use any size or type of paper and print any graphic on it. You could even draw on the paper, or better yet have your kids drawings light up. These can go on a flat surface or be placed on a wall. Great for events, dinners, parties, weddings, o...
By: lilyleds

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 12 Feb 2012 15:48:27 PST
Faceted Wood Light Shades - Dodecahedrons
Faceted Wood Light Shades - Dodecahedrons - More DIY How To Projects]]> technoplastique I'm a big fan of using platonic solids for design in general, but dodecahedrons are a particularly nice shape for making a candleholder. By leaving off two opposing sides you can easily set it over a small candle (preferably an LED candle if you're using the same materials I did) to diffuse the ligh...
By: technoplastique

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 16 Jan 2012 21:10:26 PST
How to Wrap a Classy Package
How to Wrap a Classy Package - More DIY How To Projects]]> craftknowitall Long ago, when dinosaurs roamed the earth and I was in college the first time, I had a roommate who, as soon as school was out for Christmas, would rush home to a big city in the east, to her Christmas season job.  She worked in a big department store wrapping presents.  She was paid minimum wage, b...
By: craftknowitall

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 21 Dec 2011 20:47:31 PST
Easy tea light paper lantern
Easy tea light paper lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> Davidfz7 WARNING: paper lanterns are a fire hazard, especially home made ones! Supplies: 1 sheet of paper, 1 wire coat hanger, glue stick, 3 tea lights and a pair of pliers. Bend the clothes hanger out straight. Start at the bottom and bend 3 loops in the wire like the one pictured. Next make...
By: Davidfz7

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 7 Nov 2011 22:31:20 PST
DIY Paper Feathers
DIY Paper Feathers - More DIY How To Projects]]> JosieFeather Super easy paper feathers to decorate windows or wherever with! Supplies To make you some window feathers of your own all you need is... Hole puncher (preferably the one hole kind) Scissors Paper (I used double sided scrapbook paper and pages from a beaten up book) Yarn in whatever colors you pr...
By: JosieFeather

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 23 Oct 2011 09:48:43 PDT
How to Make a Tissue Paper Flower
How to Make a Tissue Paper Flower - More DIY How To Projects]]> emingus MATERIALS: -Tissue paper (any color and at least 10 sq feet) -Scissors -A ruler -A pen -Twist ties Measure and Trace Instructions 1. Lay out your tissue paper on a flat surface (a table or the floor will do). Measure and mark (with a ruler and pen) a square that is 4 inches on eac...
By: emingus

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 5 Oct 2011 07:09:03 PDT
Wedding Paper Lantern Sculpture for $1.
Wedding Paper Lantern Sculpture for $1. - More DIY How To Projects]]> TabbyDeAnne Hello gals and guys! I’m getting married!! This October on the 22nd! I’m super excited but also on a strict budget. I wanted a bunch of WOW Factor on the cheap! I found a great deal on paper lanterns last year during the off season and picked them up just in case I might need them. Now that the time...
By: TabbyDeAnne

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 4 Aug 2011 15:52:59 PDT