Gorgeous Paper Crafts: 18 Card Making Ideas, Scrapbook Layouts, and DIY Paper Flowers
Editors' Picks: 200+ Paper Crafts You'll Love
From free printables to DIY paper flowers and everything in between, these are our favorite projects on the site!
By: Krista Childers, Editor, AllFreePaperCrafts.com
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It should be no surprise to read that the editors of AllFreePaperCrafts spend a lot of time on the site. We see and love it all but that doesn't mean we don't have favorites. With Editors' Picks: 200 Paper Crafts You'll Love, we have assembled our absolute favorite collections of paper projects. From thousands of amazing paper crafts, we have narrowed it down to roughly 200 projects. Within these 200+, you will find an incredible amount of variety, which means there is something for everyone.
Below, find the best papier mache crafts, free printables (including free printable paper dolls, printable greeting cards, and printable decor), paper quilling patterns, scrapbook page ideas, origami, easy paper crafts for both adults and kids, and DIY paper flowers.
Check out the video for the Pretty in Pink Papier Mache Bowl, too! This video tutorial will show you how to use papier mache to create a beautiful, decorative bowl for your home.
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Papier Mache Crafts
Explore your crafty side with papier mache! These beautiful papier mache crafts are so much fun to make, and you will amaze everyone who sees the finished work, including yourself! With 20+ Papier Mache Crafts: How to Make Papier Mache and Other Papier Mache Ideas, you get a lot.
First, learn How to Make Papier Mache with this papier mache recipe. Then, use this craft material to sculpt any of the 20+ Papier Mache Crafts below! Once you are satisfied with your sculpted papier mache, let it dry and then paint it! You will be shocked to see what you can create when you start with papier mache.
Handmade cards are particularly appealing when they feature 3D embellishments, but there is more than one way to take your cards to an entirely new level: make them with fancy folds! Get the best ideas here: 10 Fancy Fold Cards
Free Printable Paper Dolls & Printable Paper Crafts
Free printables make absolutely marvelous paper crafts. They are super quick because most of the work is already done for you, and yet there are so many great possibilities associated with them! You can fold the printables to build a dimensional figurine, or adhere them to a variety of materials to make a plain item pop!
Regardless of your craft, be it an ornament, gift bag, or home decoration, this collection of 29 Free Printable Paper Dolls and Other Printable Paper Crafts contains marvelous ideas to get you inspired today!
Gorgeous Paper Crafts
Cards, scrapbook layouts, and even paper flowers are extremely versatile paper crafts. After all, one can make a card for any occasion, a scrapbook layout to document any memory, and a paper flower to embellish any project. That's why you will love the projects in Gorgeous Paper Crafts: 18 Card Making Ideas, Scrapbook Layouts, and DIY Paper Flowers free eBook.
When enough time and effort have been put into these amazing paper crafts, the finished results can become gifts that loved ones will treasure forever.
Free Paper Quilling Patterns
The art of paper quilling or paper filigree is a timeless craft that can be used for almost any project. From decorative items like wall hangings or coasters to DIY embellishments for scrapbook pages and cards, paper quilling patterns are as versatile as they are beautiful.
While the finished works are so beautiful that they might seem daunting, don't let this stop you! Once you learn how to quill paper, a gate will be opened to a world of paper crafting possibility. Embellish all of your upcoming paper crafts with quilled spirals, flowers, snowflakes, and more when you explore How to Quill Paper: 40+ Free Paper Quilling Patterns.
Our Favorite Scrapbook Page Ideas
What events do you like to scrapbook? Some crafters scrapbook on an event-to-event basis. Maybe you want to scrapbook a one-day event like a wedding, or perhaps you'd like to cover a larger time period like your child's first year of life.
Regardless of the event or time period you're looking to cover, AllFreePaperCrafts has scrapbooking ideas for every season! In this collection of Scrapbooking Layouts: 20 of Our Favorite Scrapbook Page Ideas, we have layouts for every season and almost any occasion!
How to Make Origami Fun and Functional
There are many reasons why origami has been popular since the 1600s, and this collection gives you several of them. How to Make Origami Fun and Functional: 15 Origami Animals, Flowers, & More is a roundup of projects that use this paper crafting technique.
Paper folding is a beautiful form of expression, and learning how to make origami is both challenging and fun.
Easy Paper Crafts
Paper crafts are utterly fabulous. Whether you spent much of this year crafting for Christmas or you love yourself some free printables, this collection titled 25+ Easy Paper Crafts: Christmas, Printables, and More includes our top projects of the year. We have a wide variety of paper craft ideas that were most loved by the site visitors at AllFreePaperCrafts.com.
Below you will find collections of Christmas paper crafts, easy paper crafts for kids, free printables, and so much more!
Free Printable Greeting Cards & Other Printable Paper Crafts
Want to DIY but don't have the time to create adorable paper crafts yourself? 16 Free Printables: Free Printable Greeting Cards and Other Printable Paper Crafts is the collection you have been waiting for.
Get your cardstock and scissors ready because, for most of these projects, that is all you'll need. Create beautifully simple greeting cards, colorful recipe cards, cute bookmarks, and DIY paper flowers, all at the click of a mouse. Just press print and all these pretty printables will be yours.
DIY Paper Flowers
Paper crafters are constantly finding new and beautiful ways to make their paper flower embellishments. From a classic paper punched flower to the many innovations on tissue paper blossoms, these embellishments give character to an otherwise 2-Dimensional paper project.
Find your flower inspiration in this collection on How to Make Paper Flowers: 30+ DIY Paper Flowers! From printables to tissue paper flowers to upcycled flowers and more, you are guaranteed to find these flowers absolutely gorgeous.
The most amazing thing about making flowers out of paper is that they are just as attractive as the real thing, yet last for much longer. Create a bouquet of any of these beauties to use as a table centerpiece or other home decor. You'll find tons of ideas in How to Make Paper Flowers: 8 Pretty Paper Flower Tutorials free eBook
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