Category Archives: Paper Crafts

DIY a fall topiary for your rustic, fall décor

Do you add a few rustic touches to your fall décor? Crates, pallets, rusty tin, and natural elements seem so perfect for fall decorating. To carry through the rustic fall theme, DIY this Rustic, Corrugated Cardboard Topiary. Who knew corrugated … Continue reading

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Pretty paper + washi tape = gorgeous, DIY Vintage Deco Cubes

I know I always say “you can just change this up for your décor”, and I believe it’s true. Just like new paint or countertops (whoever thought mauve was a good idea?) can change the whole look of a room, … Continue reading

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Fall, Faux Bois Candle Centerpiece sets a stylish table

Have you noticed scrapbook papers, fabrics, and even gift wrap with a faux bois, or fake wood grain, pattern? I kind of like it, do you? It fits right in with the woodland trend we noted back at the 2012 … Continue reading

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Tinsel Tuesdays: DIY Wall Art decks your walls for Christmas

Here’s a cute idea for DIY wall art that’s an easy Christmas gift idea, too. Make the DIY Ornament Wall Art in your favorite colors, and then use the other set of half balls to make one for gift giving. … Continue reading

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Make map flowers for a blooming Map Wreath; it’s a great teacher’s gift idea, too

I have another map craft today (did you see the Map Deco Cubes yesterday?) Last week, Patty Schaffer shared her Sweet, Watermelon Wreath and today she shares another gorgeous wreath – the Map Flowers Wreath. You’ll use an old, folding … Continue reading

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Summertime map craft: Make Vintage Map Deco Cubes

Kathleen George put her vintage maps on display when she made these beautiful, Vintage Map Deco Cubes. If you don’t have vintage maps, Kathleen also shares her technique for antiquing paper, giving a new map a vintage patina. You can … Continue reading

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Send summer greetings with a DIY Creamsicle Card

I was never a big fan of creamsicles – till I saw Patty Schaffer’s Creamsicle Greeting Card. It’s adorable and everything that summer should be – sweet, colorful and a lot of fun. Imagine making several of these as party … Continue reading

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Make someone’s day with an Ice Cream Cone Greeting Card

It would be a special day if I received this handmade Ice Cream Cone Greeting Card in the mail! Sure, it’s pretty with those sparkly sprinkles and all, but I also love that it’s dimensional. It’s the perfect card to … Continue reading

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How to create mouthwatering, Ice Cream Cone Wall Art

Here’s the scoop on how to make the cutest Ice Cream Cone Wall Art for your kitchen, a kid’s room, or just about anywhere you’d like to add a little whimsy. It looks just like vanilla ice cream, doesn’t it? … Continue reading

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Step-by-step tutorial for stunning, Paper & Bead Wall Art

Yesterday, I promised another stunning wall art design, so today, check out this inspired, DIY Wall Art. This Paper & Bead Wall Art is an amazing collection of colors and textures, from the pretty printed papers to the strands of … Continue reading

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