Over Two Dozen Ideas for Paper Crafts
I love making paper crafts, especially for parties like DIY invitations, decorations, and favors or for gift giving like homemade gift tags and gift wrapping embellishments. I put this list together of fun paper craft tutorials I have done in the past and came up with over two dozen!
Paper Crafts for Home Décor
These three crafts are fun and all made our of recycled materials. The butterfly wreath I made without buying one thing!
Recycled Book Page Wreath Tutorial
Recycled Book Page Butterfly Wreath
Easy Coffee Filter Flowers
Gift Wrapping Embellishments
I love wrapping presents! Part of that is making my own embellishments to put on top of the gift to make it stand out a little. Here are a few I have done, most of them made out of recycled materials.
Border Punch Gift Wrapping Embellishments
Recycled Coin Wrapper Gift Embellishment
Coffee Filter Flower Gift Wrapping
Tips on How to Make Paper Feathers
Water Colored Book Page Roses
Recycled Phone Book Origami Paper Flower
Book Page Bow
Homemade Cards & Gift Tags
Along with a gift, you just have to make a card! Or sometimes the card is the gift. Here are a few I’ve made. My favorite is the little paper tool box gift card holder I made, perfect for the fellow Crafter or DIY’er in your life.
Paper Towel Roll Scroll Card
Easy Homemade Heart Love U Card
Paper Toolbox Gift Card Holder Tutorial
Teacher Appreciation Free Printables
Briefcase Candy Notes For Dad
A List of Two Dozen Candy Sayings
Paper Crafts for Parties
These crafts are great for party decorations and favors because they are fun, inexpensive, and easy to do. The standard accordion flower tutorial can be used as paper flowers or medallions to fit any party theme. Just change the patterns and colors of paper to fit your theme.
St. Patrick’s Day Treat Boxes
DIY Candy Box Treat Boxes
Accordion Paper Flower Tutorial
How to Dye Coffee Filter Flowers
Animal Print Accordion Flowers for a Tween Birthday
Paper Flowers Made from Napkins
Homemade Paper Invitations
DIY Invites are also fun to make, assuming your guest list isn’t outrageous. Here are several I have made for kids parties, baby showers, and even one for a Bachelorette party.
Lego Ninjago Invitations
Owl Themed Invitations
DIY Birthday Invitations
Cherry Themed Invitations
Rocker Themed VIP Invites
Simple Anytime Invitations
Boarding Pass Invites
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Dinah is a craft, home décor, & DIY Blogger for www.diyinspired.com, an eco-friendly site promoting repurposing through reinvention. She has a Master of Arts Degree in Speech Communication from California State University Fullerton. Formerly an educator at CSUF and business owner, she now is a full time writer, Curator for Style Me Pretty Living, 3M DIY Expert, and a member of Martha’s Circle. She has blogged for multiple websites including Fix.com, Earth 911, Home Made Simple, and Sprout Online and has been published in a few magazines and ebooks. Her website, DIY Inspired has been recognized by Mashable, Parenting.com, and Buzzfeed.