PAPERCRAFT

DIY Paper Cherry Blossom Mobile & Lantern

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If you’ve always dreamed of visiting Japan to view the sakura, cherry blossoms in Spring – this beautiful Sakura paper flower mobile may just be the next best thing. Resplendent with delicate pink flowers, this pretty mobile, that also glows in the evening thanks to the inclusion of an LED candle, will bring a little piece of Japanese springtime into…

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Chinese new year craft bookmark

Chinese New Year Craft – Paper Cut Bookmark

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Gong xi fa cai! Wishing you great happiness and prosperity! The Chinese New Year is upon us, and if you haven’t already heard, 2020 is going to be The Year of the Rat. The rat is the first animal in the Chinese zodiac twelve year cycle, and signifies: spirit, wit, alertness, delicacy, flexibility and vitality. Let’s get into the festive…

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Recycle Craft: How to make an Envelope with Printable Template

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I’ve been making my own recycled envelopes for a long time, it’s great on so many levels. Firstly I never run out of envelopes! No more running to the newsagent at the last minute and having to buy a pack of 50 boring white envelopes. But really my favorite reason is re-using lots of paper that would normally get thrown out,…

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colour bleed art - kids craft project - mypoppet.com.au

Kids Craft: Colour Bleed Art

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Some of the best creative notions come about from happy accidents, like today’s Kids Art Activity Project, Colour Bleed Art. Recently my youngest created a sweet little mermaid illustration with felt tip pens. She was disappointed however to find that her art had sustained water damage. Yes, it happens if we leave artwork where food and beverage prep takes place,…

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