December 18, 2011

How to make Christmas decorations

Here you can find a list of some of the christmas projects that we have published.
These are tutorials, instructions and videos that will show you how to make christmas decorations for your house or to use as a gift. We hope you enjoy making these crafts!

Christmas decorations with paper and origami

Other Christmas decorations
Christmas cards to make yourself
Wrapping ideas 

December 16, 2011

How to make christmas decorations with crochet

You can use crochet to make great christmas decorations.
Here is a simple tutorial where you can learn how to make a chrochet snowflake, this can be a beautiful decoration for your christmas tree or to hang in your house during the season.
This crochet project is not difficult and is easy to make.
Follow the steps in the tutorial below to make this crochet decoration.

September 21, 2011

how to make crochet flowers

In this tutorial you can learn to make a flower with crochet step by step. 
This is an easy to make crochet craft and it will only take a few minutes to have your flower ready.

Start by making one of the petals as explained in the video below.
You can finish your flower with a buttom in the center or a nice bead to give it your personal touch.

August 12, 2011

How to make a gift box with card

Here is a tutorial where you can learn how to make a small gift box from a piece of card.
This card box is very easy to make and with a bit of decoration it will be a perfect wrapping for small gifts.

card gift box

To make the card box you will need:
A standard piece of card (size A4), choose a nice colour.
A ruler
Scissors and glue
Some decorations, like ribbon, stickes or similar.
Something to help create the bending lines, like a pen or a specific tool.

Steps to make the gift box:
See all the steps in the video below. 
Mark lines in the card at 7 centimeters 14, 21 and 28 cm like shown in the video below.
Repeat this marking lines in the card every 7 cm but now lenghtways.
Cut out the border sections remaining after the 28 cm line, leaving the central part.
On the sides of the papet cut along the lines up to the central 7cm squares.
Now if you try to fold the card you will see the shape of the box.
Now you can decorate the outter sides of the box using glitter, stickers, ribbons, or any other element.
If you have a puntcher you can use it to shape the corners of the lids making them a bit rounder.
Apply glue or use double faced sticking tape to bring together the sides of the box and create the box shape
Then fold the bottom of the box and use glue.
In the top part, fold two of the lids and bring together the other two. To close the box make two holes in each top lead and pass a ribbon through.

February 25, 2011

How to make a crochet bracelet

In this tutorial you will learn how to make a simple and nice bracelet with crochet and some beads to give it an special touch.
This is a tutorial for beginners so if you have never done crochet before you can try this and learn how to make a nice bracelet quickly.
To make the bracelet you will need some wool, choose the colour you prefer, and a crochet needle.
You can add some beads or charms to your bracelet.
Enjoy this tutorial!

February 22, 2011

How to make an origami box

In this tutorial you will learn to make an origami gift box.
This box is made using decorated origami paper but you can use normal paper too.
To make the box start with a squared piece of paper and fold it to the center like you will see in the video.
Follow the steps explained below and you will have your own origami box in just a few minutes.

Find more origami instructions here.

February 19, 2011

How to make an origami butterfly

Learn to make this origami butterfly with paper following the instructions below.

The origami butterfly requires some practice with origami but you can learn to make the model from 0 with the steps explained in the following tutorial.
Use a piece of coloured paper or origami paper to make the butterfly.

More origami tutorials here

February 12, 2011

How to make a ribbon rose

This is another easy tutorial for making a rose with ribbon.

You can make a rose like this simply using a piece of ribbon and bending it following the instructions of the video tutorial below. It will only take you a few minutes to make this rose.

You can use this rose as a Valentine's decoration, to decorate a gift, in a card or as an accesory for your hair or clothing.

You can also see our tutorial for how to make paper roses.

Have fun with this ribbon rose tutorial!

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