Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - paper - gift - featured Sat, 28 Nov 2015 12:17:38 PST BLOX v1.01 Paper Butterfly Wall Decor
Paper Butterfly Wall Decor - More DIY How To Projects]]> momoluv Hey momoluvers, it's Momo and today I'll be making this awesome wall decor for any lover of attention to detail. I love this piece because it's so unique and looks professional. I hope you have fun making this and remember to vote because it means a lot! Supplies 1. Scissors2. Patterned paper3. G...
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Mon, 9 Nov 2015 14:53:53 PST
3 DIY Peter Callesen Inspired Paper Art
3 DIY Peter Callesen Inspired Paper Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> momoluv Hey momoluvers! It's Momo and today I'll be making a tutorial on something I've recently been very inspired by. Peter Callesen is a paper artist and has done some pretty amazing things. His art usually includes mystery, destruction, or sadness. It really makes you think with its unique and haunting ...
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Sat, 7 Nov 2015 16:09:13 PST
The paper pen
The paper pen - More DIY How To Projects]]> world of woodcraft I thought you might like to see this little pen made today for my wife to be (its only 3 weeks until we do the I do's). Its made from paper and resin. I have been told the technique I have used to make the blank is known as Micarta by knife makers.Pen making is fairly common among wood turners with ...
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Mon, 12 Oct 2015 13:43:36 PDT
Black-Eyed Susan
Black-Eyed Susan - More DIY How To Projects]]> hockeyidiot Give flowers that will last a lifetime! These easy-to-make constructions are excellent for the low-budget gift giver or bored crafter. They require only easy-to-obtain materials and take about 45 minutes to an hour to assemble. In this Instructable you will learn everything from a surprising us...
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Wed, 22 Jul 2015 15:01:56 PDT
Folded Book Art Tutorial
Folded Book Art Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> Pseudandry What you'll need:* A book with the right number of sheets in it to complete your design.* A blank EXCEL spreadsheet. * The outline of your design or text. * A printer and copy paper. * A bright-colored, fine-point ink pen. * A ruler* (optional) A weighted object to hold down pages. Selecting your ...
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 10:15:48 PDT
Origami Earring with LED light (Mardi Gras Colors)
Origami Earring with LED light (Mardi Gras Colors) - More DIY How To Projects]]> tchriste3 Have you ever wanted to be the life and light of the party? We can't give you life, but we can help you become the best lit person in the room. Create these earrings for your favorite holiday- red, white, and blue for the 4th of July- red, green, and white for Christmas- or our personal choice- the ...
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 09:46:01 PST
Grocery Bag Wrapping Paper
Grocery Bag Wrapping Paper - More DIY How To Projects]]> xxlauraxx There's no need to purchase wrapping paper. Make your own out of brown paper grocery bags! The results are unique, and the process is fun and quick.In this Instructable I decorate the wrapping paper with animal patterns using a Sharpie felt pen and acrylic paint, but you can decorate your wrapping p...
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 15:16:07 PST
Paper Serviette Ballerina
Paper Serviette Ballerina - More DIY How To Projects]]> shazni When we were small we used to make and play with dolls. When I came across Stariy Chemodan’s blog I just fell in love with her ballerinas and was reminded of the ones we used to make. For some reason her ballerinas reminded me of the Nutcracker and ballet :-) . I thought it would make a beautiful gi...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 10:53:37 PST
Origami Fireworks
Origami Fireworks - More DIY How To Projects]]> momoluv Hey momoluvers it's momo and today I'm making an awesome craft that makes cute decor for Christmas. It's called origami fireworks because it looks like fireworks when you spin it Supplies 1- scissors2- 15 sheets of 9x9 cm paper Fold Fold the paper diagonally both waysNow fold the paper in four...
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 12:35:36 PST
Small Paper Bags for your Small Gifts
Small Paper Bags for your Small Gifts - More DIY How To Projects]]> Elotopia A simple way to make creative and different paper bags for your small gifts.You can make paper bags any size with this simple technique. The problem I had a problem! I had these awesome brown paper bags to wrap my gifts at the craft fair. However, the smaller gifts were too small for these. So I ...
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 10:51:00 PST
Gift Card Envelope
Gift Card Envelope - More DIY How To Projects]]> cahelming Giving a Gift Card or handing someone a Check can be so impersonal. Bring joy back into handing someone a gift card or a check with an interesting envelope. Let it be known that you did not forget a special occasion just by getting a Gift Card...give one with extra pizzazz. Items needed:Card stock...
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:08:10 PDT
make and bind the ~perfect~ notebook from scratch
make and bind the ~perfect~ notebook from scratch - More DIY How To Projects]]> emtsevilla here we're gonna try to bind a notebook with stuff you already have at home. seriously, the most "special" materials you'll need are the canvas and some beeswax (and even that's optional)but before anything else, what the hell is my definition of the perfect notebook? for me, - the pages should open...
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 09:38:57 PDT
Mother’s Day DIY: Stamped paper flowers
Mother’s Day DIY: Stamped paper flowers - More DIY How To Projects]]> Fairgoods We asked Craftcation attendees to make something with our Alphabet Stamp Set and submit it to us. The winning entry is a series of decorative paper flowers by Casey Starks of Vitamini Handmade. They make your wrapped presents extra special and can be used as unique, wearable accessories. That’s two ...
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Wed, 7 May 2014 10:47:10 PDT
Book Page Topiary
Book Page Topiary - More DIY How To Projects]]> Scrappy Vee With flowers made from an old book. Gather your supplies * An old book  * Polystyrene sphere (mine is 4 inches) * Scalloped circle paper punch (I have used Creative Memories) * Craft Glue * Brads * Chalking Ink (I have used 'Ash Rose' and 'Gingerbread' for a vintage look) * A length of Dowel Rod ...
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 23:56:31 PST
Explosion Box Mini Album
Explosion Box Mini Album - More DIY How To Projects]]> Scrappy Vee Explosion boxes make sweet little scrapbooks and gifts for all occasions. Supplies I Used: * 2 sheets of 12x12 White Cardstock (For Box) * 1 sheet of 12x12 Pink Cardstock (For Box) * 1 sheet of 12x12 White Cardstock (For Lid) * Self Adhesive Rhinestones * Pink Satin Ribbon * 3D Foam Squares * Dou...
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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 23:00:28 PST
Stitched Border Valentine's Day Card
Stitched Border Valentine's Day Card - More DIY How To Projects]]> Penolopy Bulnick I have been wanting to do a stitched border card and Valentine's seemed like a good reason to make one.  Just whipped it up today so it doesn't take too long to put all together. What You Need Need a couple things to get started. Supplies: 4 colors of embroidery floss Cross Stitch Needl...
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Wed, 13 Feb 2013 16:06:03 PST
Photo Frame with Hidden Compartment
Photo Frame with Hidden Compartment - More DIY How To Projects]]> lindarose92 In this Instructable I want to show you how to make a double use photo frame. It looks like a regular frame at the front, but contains a secret compartment in the back. It can be used to hide things or to simply organize little objects or memories that have to do with the front photo. I dedicate th...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 08:23:47 PST
Love Greeting Card
Love Greeting Card - More DIY How To Projects]]> tsvetopleti With or without reason, we can always express your love to a loved one,especially if it is something original made byour own hands.Here'sa proposal for a greeting card, suitable for all occasions. Required supplies colored paper - 2 colorslinepencilscissorspen orsomething optional captionglue ...
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Mon, 30 Dec 2013 00:58:36 PST
Amazing Pop-up Tardis!!!
Amazing Pop-up Tardis!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> djonas12 Hey everybody!! This is my first Instructable. I'm going to show you how I make an Amazing Pop-up Tardis from the popular sci-fi show, Dr Who. I have drawn up all the templates and parts for you (it took quite a while to get right). Just assemble it! It looks awesome and is a great gift fo...
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Sun, 31 Mar 2013 21:50:50 PDT
Origami Slinky
Origami Slinky - More DIY How To Projects]]> nickcube4 In this instructable I will teach you how to make a modular Origami Slinky Designed by Jo Nakashima. All credit goes to him. This slinky can tumble down steps, but normal stairs are to big. It does work on smaller stairs. If you want, make a cool box out of cardboard or something, and give it as a g...
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Tue, 1 Jan 2013 18:18:56 PST
DIY Paper Baskets
DIY Paper Baskets - More DIY How To Projects]]> Muhaiminah Faiz I always try to use recycled materials for crafting projects. Almost everyone have piles of papers (newspaper, brown paper, magazine paper etc.) around their houses. It's about time we turned them into something useful! In this instructable I've tried to show 5 easy patterns for paper basket weavin...
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Sun, 18 Nov 2012 04:45:36 PST
Paper Flowers
Paper Flowers - More DIY How To Projects]]> ziggiau I wanted to make a bouquet of paper flowers for my mother-in-law which were also child friendly to create. These flowers needed to last rather than be glorious for a brief moment in time. So I went hunting for paper flower instructions. There were so many fantastic origami and kusadama examples, and...
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Thu, 11 Oct 2012 23:22:45 PDT
Rolled Paper Candle Holder
Rolled Paper Candle Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> wold630 If you have a lot of people to buy holiday gifts for and are on a budget try this simple rolled paper candle holder. It will cost next to nothing to make the candle holder as long as you have the following items in your junk drawer: Paper cutter (or ruler and scissors) Glue stick An old magazine/ca...
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Sun, 8 Jan 2012 08:41:04 PST
Quick, Elegant and Personalized Gift Card Holder
Quick, Elegant and Personalized Gift Card Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> thiswayhome This was inspired by an advertising card that came in the mail.  We thought it gives a personalized touch to simple gifts, such as  gift cards, homemade CDs, etc. Materials & Tools: Double side paper (a heavier stock helps) Razor Blade or X-acto knife Raffia or Ribbon DVD or other...
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Sat, 24 Dec 2011 21:23:06 PST
Gift Bows (from recycled paper)
Gift Bows (from recycled paper) - More DIY How To Projects]]> canucksgirl It's inevitable. You are almost finished wrapping gifts and you run out of bows! Now there's no need to run back to the store, or leave out the bow altogether when you can make your own bows with recycled paper. Use left over gift wrap, a magazine page, newspaper, craft paper, scrapbook paper, shee...
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Sun, 11 Dec 2011 19:35:21 PST
Carleyys Blog Round Up - September 20th
Carleyys Blog Round Up - September 20th - More DIY How To Projects]]> Carleyy Thanks for checking back in to my blog round up!  I have been searching the internets for fun projects and inspiration. I have so many great re-use projects in this round up.  This week I challenge you to re-use an old pen in a beautiful and unique way. Re-Use Step out of the tub and onto 175 wi...
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Mon, 20 Sep 2010 10:38:40 PDT
Quilling Robot
Quilling Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> Carleyy This is my gift for the Instructables Gift Exchange.  It was inspired by Russian artist Yulia Brodskaya paper art creations who I talked about in one of my previous Monday Blog Round Ups. Follow these easy instructions to make your own awesome ROBOT!!  Or adapt my technique to make a different desi...
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Wed, 18 Aug 2010 18:36:26 PDT
Three-dimensional Paper Picture
Three-dimensional Paper Picture - More DIY How To Projects]]> Kiteman This is the project I made for the first Instructables Gift Exchange. You can follow this project, or you can use it as inspiration for your own designs. Materials and Tools You need: Light-weight card, either white or coloured as required. Glue.  Glue-stick or white PVA are best. ...
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Tue, 27 Jul 2010 10:15:25 PDT
Origami Rose in Bloom
Origami Rose in Bloom - More DIY How To Projects]]> batgirl87 With my second wedding anniversary, I was looking back through the traditional gifts for anniversaries and found pictures of origami roses, and thought to myself... I can do that! They make a wonderfully romantic gift for girlfriends, fiances, wives or even moms. It's something you put time and eff...
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Mon, 21 Jun 2010 12:53:15 PDT
Make a 3D Layered Drawing
Make a 3D Layered Drawing - More DIY How To Projects]]> noapparentfunction Defy the box frame gods and create a drawing that is truly 3D. When finished, your 3D drawing will appear as a small window into a twisted world of your creation. Wow and amaze your friends! Dazzle your... your... OK I ran out of 1950s product gimmicks. You could give this to someone and hang it o...
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Sun, 28 Mar 2010 20:55:59 PDT
VHS Spiral Bound Notebook
VHS Spiral Bound Notebook - More DIY How To Projects]]> WhyIsThisOpen I, like many people, have a good number of old VHS tapes laying around. Some of the movies I now have on DVD, others I no longer care to keep and whatever falls between I can digitize should I wish. This makes the collection of VHS tapes about as useful to me as a collection of rocks. So, I took a n...
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Fri, 15 Jan 2010 12:27:48 PST
PaperCraft Christmas Tree
PaperCraft Christmas Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> threecheersfornick How to make a simple paper Christmas tree.Requires paper and scissors. Rocks optional. Square If your paper isn't already in a square, make it into one. Fold Fold your tree-to-be triangularly three times, as in the first picture. Without unfolding, fold it again as in the second picture. When ...
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Fri, 26 Dec 2008 17:52:37 PST
I love you because... Message in a Bottle Key Ring
I love you because... Message in a Bottle Key Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> ShrimpSaladCircus Here it is - the handmade gift personalized by you for the special guy in your life! Of course, this would make a great women's necklace as well, but you know how hard those guys are to shop for! This is another fabulous Tutorial Exchange project with a glass vial provided by the sweetest Angie of S...
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Tue, 24 Nov 2009 11:54:29 PST
How to Wrap a Gift
How to Wrap a Gift - More DIY How To Projects]]> reno_dakota Running woefully late on your holiday giftwrapping? Trying to get a serious head start on next year? Got a birthday coming up for someone special? Here's a quick Instructable on how to wrap your gift, be it a simple box or something a little more oddly-shaped. Gather supplies What you need:you...
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Fri, 25 Jan 2008 12:42:05 PST