Category: Paper Crafts

Japanese Crafts: The Basics of Origami Folds

The first time I ever experienced Origami was in grade 4 when my teacher invited her good friend to come in and teach the class the art of paper folding.  If I remember correctly, we all did very well and by the end of the two weeks of lessons we could competently create a ball, …

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Christmas Tree Crochet Card Project

Christmas cards are the perfect way to touch the hearts of all those special people on your Christmas card list. The perfect combination Christmas gift and card! Linda 💚 Supplies Yarn- Green #3 lightweight yarn Size E crochet hook Thin Twine Christmas scrapbook paper Card and Envelope Double-sided sticky tabs Piece of Birch Tree Bark …

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How to Make Cute Halloween Grab Bags

People often say, “Halloween, it’s just about the candy,” and although I often agree with them on some level, I don’t really think it is a bad thing. To me, Halloween is one of the truly whimsical holidays around. There is no deep meaning, although there is a history, and children and adults alike, can …

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How to Make Halloween Tissue Paper Ghosts

Some of the best craft projects can be made from common household items, and here we’ll learn how to make this fun Halloween craft project from tissues or coffee filters and a few other items. This is an easy project that children and adults of all ages can enjoy! And not only are they fun …

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Crochet Card Project: Fall Card

One crafter likes to make cards. Another crafter likes to crochet. Why not combine them and make a “crochet card”?  This card is designed to showcase both popular crafts. The possibilities are endless, and quick.  -Linda Supplies Size B Crochet Hook Deep Orange #3 Lightweight Yarn, small amount 3 pieces of scrapbook paper Stickers Mini …

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Crochet Card Project: Thanks Coach

Your coach inspires, teaches, and helps you become better at what you do. Show your appreciation for them and let them know how much you care! Linda 🤎 Supplies Brown and white yarn Size C hook Pinback Football scrapbook paper & stickers Double-sided scrapbook tabs Card and Envelope Football 1) Chain 2, 2 single crochet …

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Crochet Card Project: Get Whale Soon

Get well wishes!! You don’t have to write a lot to lift someone’s spirits in a big way. This is for family or friends and expresses support. Put a smile on a child’s face!Linda 💚 Supplies Size C hook Yarn – #1 Fine White (Bernat Baby) Whale Button Individual packet of tissues Wording “Get Whale Soon” …

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Crafty Recipes: Paper Mache

I love, I mean LOVE, paper mache (aka papier-mâché) but unfortunately, my kids do not feel the same. For some reason, they act like paper mache paste is an acid that once it gets on their skin it will begin to burn. I’m not sure why this is, but the same kids that hate the feeling …

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Crochet Card Project: Birthday Cupcake Card

It’s a snap to personalize this birthday card for him or her.Simply choose a design and add your own text.Customize it with photos.Adding a crocheted cupcake makes it even sweeter! ❤️ Linda Supplies Blank card – 5 ½x 4 ¼ Scrapbook Paper – (I found a reversible sheet with “sprinkles” on one side, and birthday …

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Crochet Card Project: Loss of Pet Sympathy Card

A sympathy note will always be welcome.Take the time to send a card to let someone know you’re thinking of them.This card can bring comfort for the loss of a cat or dog.Linda ❤️ Supplies 5½ x 4¼ card Paw Print Scrapbook Paper Solid Color Scrapbook Paper Yarn: #3 lightweight yarn in dk gray or …

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