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The Top 100 Paper Crafts of 2016

These free printables, DIY paper flowers, and card ideas were the favorites of the year!

By: Krista Childers, Editor,

The numbers are in and, boy, do you paper crafters have great taste! This collection for The Top 100 Paper Crafts of 2016 includes so many amazing ideas. If you want to learn how to make paper flowers or are already a seasoned pro, you will love this selection of the most beautiful paper flowers we have on the site. There are also so many card making ideas that you will be set for life with a card for every birthday, anniversary, and any other occasions that arise.

Besides those two paper-crafting-favorites, we have assembled lists of the best free printable, paper crafts for kids, paper quilling patterns, and Christmas paper crafts featured on AllFreePaperCrafts. Yes, this collection is your one-stop shop for every paper craft you will want to make in the year ahead. Take a look, bookmark, pin this, and get crafting today and come back for tomorrow and the next day, too!

Heartwarming Handmade Cards

Watercolor Flower Garden Card

You will fall in love with every one of these card making ideas. If you enjoy making heartfelt homemade cards for your loved ones, then these card ideas will give you even more options for the next time. Making DIY cards is also a relaxing activity for when you're stressed or sitting through a movie. You can keep your creations in a drawer for the times you need a card with little notice.

Fun Free Printables and Paper Crafts for Kids

Printable Woodland Creature Bookmarks

Few people would pass up the opportunity to get free printables. This section includes printable paper crafts for both adults and kids. From free printable paper dolls in 2- and 3-D to printable grocery lists and ultra entertaining coloring pages, there's something for everyone. With only the hit of a few buttons, you'll have a fun project that's already started. There's also a cool origami project for kids of all ages!

Quintessential Quilling Ideas

Put a Bird on It Paper Quilling Pattern

Paper quilling patterns (also referred to as filigree designs) are the most incredible and detailed paper crafts ever. Just look at the quilling ideas below and you will see why these projects have been so popular with readers this year. From card ideas to embellishments, there's so many ways to use quilling designs. We also added a few other non-quilling embellishment ideas to the end of this list to help you decorate your paper crafts even more.

Cheerful Christmas Paper Crafts

How to Make a Paper Poinsettia Wreath

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow. While the world outside is turning into a winter wonderland, you will be inside making these lovely paper crafts for Christmas. From wonderful winter cards and DIY home decorations (including incredible DIY wreaths) to the most beautiful and unique paper ornaments, you will find the perfect paper crafts to put you in a festive mood this upcoming holiday season.

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