15 Incredible Paper Crafts And Hacks For Kids And Adults

Do you have a stack of paper lying around your home? Newspaper, scraps of paper from your children’s notebooks, ripped book pages, cardboard, and other materials can still be reused and made into something new! So, instead of throwing them, call your children over and teach them more about the importance of recycling! With that said, I have here 15 incredible paper crafts and hacks both kids and adults will love! 

15. DIY Paper Flower Wall Decoration

Make a giant paper flower wall decoration for about $20 and make a bold art statement in a large space without spending much money.  The DIY giant paper flowers don’t require any templates or special skills.  Anyone can make stunning paper flower wall art if you have a little time and patience.

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14. Origami Spinning Top

Making paper models is always fun. But you know what is even more fun, playing with them!

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13. Summer Paper Weaving Craft For Kids

With the long days just around the corner, it is time to stock the house with supplies and search for ideas to keep kids entertained for the school vacation.

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12. Construction Paper Crafts: How To Make Fall Pencil Toppers

Here is a fun craft for your kindergartner! We love making construction paper crafts like these Fall Pencil Toppers. They require very few materials and it’s a very hands on craft for the kiddos.

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11. Gorgeous Autumn 3D Paper Art (with Free Printable Templates)

Looking for a unique, creative, and gorgeous fall craft? This 3D Paper Art Craft is the perfect choice for older children, teens, and adults looking for some artistic inspiration this autumn.

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10. Earthy Paper Feather Wall Decor with Cricut

Do you love feathers and paper crafts as much as we do? Then you’ll enjoy making this pretty paper feather wall decor perfect for adding interest to any indoor space.

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9. DIY Paper Leaf Garland

I had a large pile of left over leaves from my Thousand Oaks Wreath and I just loved the way that they looked so I decided to keep on crafting and create something else with them, A DIY Paper Leaf Garland!

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8. Easy Butterfly Paper Craft Idea For Kids

This butterfly paper craft idea is a fun way to move towards a more advanced origami style project. It requires a lot of careful folding, and manipulating of paper, but is light on the materials required.

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7. Thanksgiving Paper Turkey Craft

Happy Thanksgiving week! If you’re like me, you’re looking forward to a week that’s full of good food and family memories! When you’re spending time with family that you don’t see often, it can be really fun to have a craft or activity to do together.

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6. How To Make Realistic Paper Leaves

These DIY paper leaves are super easy and would be adorable when incorporated into a balloon arch or table centerpiece for a chic brunch. I was inspired by the foliage at our wedding venue to make these.

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5. Cricut Paper Flowers: Step by Step Tutorial on How to Make a Cricut Rose

Cricut flowers can be used to embellish almost anything. The 3D flowers can be added to shadow boxes, cards, presents, signs, your wall, and to cakes or donuts! I wanted to show you how quick and easy they are to make to get you inspired to try.

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4. Cute Paper House Craft Project for Kids

Help your children build their imagination with this cute paper house craft project for kids. Here’s how to make it!

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3. How to Make a Paper Fortune Teller

My kids have been obsessed with making paper fortune tellers. They would make at least one per day ever since they learned how to make it.

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2. Traditional Origami Crane

Perhaps the most famous origami model of them all, the origami Crane is known across the world and one of the first ones that people ask for when they find out you know origami.

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1. Acrylic Paint Pouring + 3D Paper Flowers Mashup

Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about texture and shape and form, and it made me really want to experiment with some 3D embellishments in my acrylic paint pouring endeavors. So as I thought about what I could start with, I realized that a dutch pour could easily be turned into an awesome leaf-like backdrop for some paper flowers.

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