DIY Christmas Crafts : How to Make Unique Paper Lantern Step by Step…

DIY Christmas Crafts - Paper Lantern

Paper lanterns look so attractive when you see them hanging in the shops. Decorative pieces hanging here and there definitely seek our attention. Why not stop admiring the shop ones and make a homemade DIY Christmas crafts which you can use for decorations. Never wondered about it?

Well, we will make a simple yet unique paper lantern which will have an altogether different look. It is in the form of a shell and is easy to make.

DIY Christmas Crafts - Paper Lantern

Things Needed For Making DIY Christmas Crafts

Diy lantern
  • Colour paper
  • Craft glue
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Needle
  • Thread

Step By Step Procedure

Step 1

  • We will take 2 coloured sheets of different colours: one yellow in colour and the other a dark green sheet to give contrast colours.
  • On the green sheet, use a scale for measuring 2 cm and mark the points.
  • Throughout the green sheet, mark points at a distance of 2 cm at opposite ends of the sheet throughout.
  • Draw lines joining these 2 points. You need to draw lines throughout the sheet.
Paper shell lantern diy

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Step 2

  • Mark points again of 1 cm distance on the lines such that the strips will decrease in size.
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  • Cut out the strips of different length and keep these strips aside.
  • Follow the procedure with the yellow sheets as well and keep the yellow strips aside.
Diy paper lantern

Step 3

  • Take both the green and yellow strips and place it alternatively one after the other.
Diy shell lantern
  • Use a thread and needle and stitch the alternative strips together.
Diy paper shell lantern
  • Fold the strips together and stitch them, repeat the process similarly with 3-4 strips every time and stitch the whole of it.
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  • Apply some glue and paste the strips in the form of a shell.
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  • For hanging the lantern, take a long thread and stitch the thread from within so that you can hang it easily.
Paper shell diy

The unique lantern is now ready to use!!

The shell pattern lantern not only looks amazing but unique as well. You can prepare this lantern easily and showcase it in the front door.

Invite your friends and relatives and flaunt the beautiful lantern. You will indeed earn appreciation for the beautiful shell lantern.

Have a look at this step by step video tutorial for making Unique Paper Lantern!

Happy crafting!!


How to Make Royal DIY Diwali Christmas Lantern from Drinking Straw?

DIY Diwali Lantern

Diwali is an auspicious occasion and we all love decorating our houses. We mostly use lanterns and lampshades to decorate our homes. Let us make a simple yet elegant diy diwali lantern which can be used as home decor.

DIY Diwali Lantern

 

Things Needed for DIY Diwali Lantern

Things you need
  • Cardboard
  • Glossy paper
  • Drinking straw
  • Decorative mirror
  • Decorative laces
  • Decorative pearls
  • Ruler
  • Cutter
  • Pencil
  • Glue stick
  • Glue gun

Procedure For Making DIY Diwali Lantern From Drinking Straw

Step 1

  • Take a thin cardboard of dimension 42*22 cm.
  • Use a scale and mark 4 cm distance on the sheet.
  • Draw vertical lines on the sheet from the marking points.
Homemade diwali lantern
  • Again mark 2 cm distance on the sheet across at the edges.
  • Draw a horizontal line joining these points.
  • Draw parallel lines close to the vertical lines. This forms as the gap in the lantern.
Diy diwali lantern for decoration
  • Use a cutter and cut out the paper sheet between the vertical lines.
Homemade diwali lantern for decoration

Step 2

  • Fold and join the end of the sheet to form a cylindrical shape.
Diwali lantern for decoration diy
  • Cut out a circular glossy sheet which forms the base of the lantern.
  • In the centre, cut a small circular piece.
  • Paste the circular sheet at one end of the cylinder.
Royal diwali lantern for decoration diy

Step 3

  • Take the drinking straw and cut them in the same length of the cylinder.
  • Cut several straws of equal length.
  • Paste these straws on the cylinder.
  • Fill the gaps using small pieces of straw.
Diy diwali lantern

Step 4

  • Cut out the decorative laces similar to the length of the cylinder.
  • Paste these laces on the cardboard length wise.
  • Decorate the lamp shade using decorative mirrors.
Diy diwali lantern using drinking straws
  • Take two different colour laces and decorate the top and bottom end of the cylinder.
  • Paste decorative pearls at the top end of the cylinder.

Step 5

  • To make tassels for the lampshade, take a thin glossy sheet.
  • Cut thin horizontal strips till three fourth of the sheet.
Diwali lantern diy
  • Paste the tassel at the bottom end of the sheet using glue stick.
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  • The decorative lamp shade is ready to use.
Diy royal diwali lantern

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You can use this lampshade in Diwali and show them to your guests and relatives. It is easy to make and the materials are readily available in the market. It makes an excellent decorative item for your home and you can use your creativity to decorate the same. Hope you have enjoyed making the Diwali lamp shade. Happy Diwali!!


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DIY Paper Basket : How to Make Easy Accordion Paper Basket for Chocolates!

Accordion DIY Paper Basket

Chocolates are the favourite of all. Our mouth starts watering when we hear the name chocolates. It serves as a perfect sweet option during Diwali or Christmas. Children are especially fond of it and love to savour it. It would be even better and attract more if the chocolates are presented in decorative baskets. It suits the occasion and the curiosity increases. Considering all these facts, we will show you how to make an easy DIY paper basket for chocolates which can also be used for gifting purpose.

Accordion DIY Paper Basket

Let’s see the step by step tutorial on how to make an easy accordion DIY paper basket for chocolates!

Things Needed

Accordion basket diy
  • Cardboard
  • Colour papers
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Glue
  • Pencil
  • Glue gun
  • Decorative pearls
  • White paper
  • Golden pearls
  • Glue stick

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Procedure To Make DIY Paper Basket

Step 1

  • Take a colour paper sheet and fold it into two equal halves.
  • Cut along the folded portion.
  • We need 6 such pieces.
  • Fold each piece into small strips in either direction to form an accordion.
  • Make 6 such accordion pieces.
Accordion diy craft
  • Paste each piece end to end and repeat this process for all the six pieces.
  • Paste the two ends of the accordion sheet to form a circle.
Accordion diy

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Step 2

  • Take a cardboard and cut out a circle from it.
  • Take the same colour paper sheet and draw an outline using the cardboard circle piece.
  • Cut the outer portion of the sheet into small pieces from the base of the circle till the edges.
  • Paste the cardboard on the circular sheet and use the cut out portions to cover the backside of the cardboard.
Accordion paper craft
  • Give the circular accordion a basket shape with your hand.
  • Paste the basket on the circular cardboard. It forms the base of the basket.
Accordion paper craft diy

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Step 3

  • To make the handle of the basket, use a thin cardboard strip measuring 2cm in diameter.
  • Cut out 2 colour paper strips measuring 4 cm in diameter.
  • Paste the 2 strips end to end and use it to wrap the cardboard strip.
  • On the inner side of the cardboard strip paste another colour paper sheet and wrap it completely.
  • Use glue and stick the handle at both sides of the basket.
Paper accordion

Step 4

  • We will now prepare decorative flowers to decorate the basket.
  • With a ruler, measure 4.5*4.5 cm dimension on a white paper sheet and cut it out.
  • In a similar manner, measure 5.5*5.5 cm dimension and cut the paper sheet.
  • We need 9 such pieces of the smaller dimension and 3 pieces of the higher dimension.
Accordion paper craft
  • Fold these pieces twice from the centre.
  • Fold it in a triangle shape and draw a leaf shape on the pieces.
  • Cut along the leaf shape and open the folded pieces to get a paper flower.
Paper flower
  • Paste the flowers on the handle of the baskets, the larger ones forming the base of the handle.
  • Similarly, fold the paper flowers into two halves and paste them at the bottom of the basket.

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Step 5

  • It is now time to decorate the basket.
  • Use decorative pearls and stick them on the flowers.
  • Similarly, use golden pearls on the outer and inner base of the cardboard for decoration.
  • Stick the decorative pearls on the accordion basket on both the outer and inner surface.
Diy accordion paper craft

Your accordion basket is now ready to use. You can keep some chocolates inside and gift it to your loved ones. Your near and dear ones will simply love this basket and it is a great craft to showcase your creativity. Hope you enjoyed learning this accordion basket. It is simple and easy to make.

Happy crafting!!


How to Make Diwali Diya Decoration From Plastic Spoons?

Diwali Diya Decoration From Plastic Spoons

Diwali is celebrated using diyas. In each and every household, lighting the diyas is considered to be very auspicious. There are diyas easily available in the market; however we can make decorative diyas which adds an extra spark to the traditional diyas. Here we show you how to make diwali diya decoration from plastic spoons.

Diwali Diya Decoration From Plastic Spoons

Please have a look at step by step procedure for making decorative diyas From Plastic Spoons.

Things Needed

Diwali-diya-decoration
  • Plastic spoons
  • Paint
  • Paint brush
  • Cardboard
  • Decorative pearls
  • Glue gun
  • Pencil
  • Colour palate

Procedure For Diwali Diya Decoration From Plastic Spoons

Step 1

  • Take a cardboard and draw 3 circles on it.
  • Join the circles to each other by making small arcs on the outer surface of the circle.
  • Cut the circle along with the arcs.
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Step 2

  • Take the plastic spoons.
  • Use a colour palate to collect the paint.
  • Use yellow, green and red colour to paint the spoons with a paint brush.
  • Once the spoons are painted, allow the paint to dry.
Diya-decoration-from-plastic-spoons
  • Paint several spoons as we need many pieces for diya decoration.
  • Cut the bottom end of the spoon so that we get petal shape pieces.
Plastic-spoons-craft

Step 3

  • Take the cut out cardboard piece.
  • Paste the yellow colour spoon petals on one of the circles to form the outer layer of the circle.
  • Repeat the same process for the red and green circles as well.
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  • Next form the inner layer by pasting the spoon in the similar manner as that of the outer layer.
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  • Decorate the spoon petals by using decorative pearls.
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  • Place the candle diya in the centre of the decorated item.
  • The decorated candles are now ready to use.
Diwali-diya-crafts-idea

Have a look at this step by step video tutorial.

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How to Make Beautiful Beaded Wedding Hair Accessories?

Beaded Wedding Hair Accessories

Wedding is a special occasion. Apart from the marrying couples, lot of family and friends are present to grace the occasion. Everyone wants to portray their best outfit, hair accessories, shoes and jewellery sets. However, often it is observed that we do not get matching hair accessories that can complete the look. Very few of us know that these hair accessories can be easily prepared at home within few minutes. Also, one can use these accessories for different functions and parties. Below we will make one such decorative hair accessory to perfectly match any occasion.

Beaded Wedding Hair Accessories

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Things Required For Hair Accessories

Things requiredThings you need
  • Red and white satin ribbons (4cm wide)
  • Red satin ribbon (2.5 cm wide)
  • Hair clip
  • Foam sheet
  • Tweezers
  • Scissors
  • Lighter
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Thread and needle
  • Glue gun
  • Glue stick
  • Decorative stones and pearls

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Step by Step Procedure for Beaded Wedding Hair Accessory

Step 1-

  • Take 2.5cm thick red satin ribbon
  • With the help of a ruler, measure the dimension as 2.5*2.5cm.
  • Cut multiple pieces with this dimension.
  • Seal the ribbon strands with the help of a lighter.
Diy satin ribbon hair accessory
  • Now fold the ribbon pieces into triangular shapes.
  • Take one end of the triangular piece and fold it again till the centre. Repeat the same with the other end of the piece.
  • Fold it downward and cut the bottom.
  • Seal the bottom using a lighter.
  • This helps to give the shape of a petal.
  • Make several such petals and keep aside.
Diy beaded wedding hair accessory

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Step 2-

  • Take 4cm thick white satin ribbon
  • With the help of a ruler, measure the dimension as 4*4cm.
  • Cut multiple pieces with this dimension.
  • Seal the ribbon strands with the help of a lighter.
Satin ribbon hair accessory diy
  • Repeat the same process as that of the red ribbon.
  • Fold the ribbon pieces into triangular shapes.
  • Take one end of the triangular piece and fold it again till the centre. Repeat the same with the other end of the piece.
  • Fold it downward and cut the bottom.
  • Seal the bottom using a lighter.
  • This helps to give the shape of a petal.
  • Make several such petals and keep aside.
Diy beaded hair accessory

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Step 3-

  • Take the small red petals and insert the same into the white petals.
  • Each white petal can hold 2 small red petals.
  • With the help of glue, stick the red petals inside the white petals.
  • Make several such petals and keep aside.
Satin beaded hair accessory diy

Step 4-

  • Take a foam sheet and using a pencil draw a big leaf on the sheet.
  • Cut the leaf using scissors.
Diy satin beaded wedding hair accessory
  • Apply glue on the edges of this leaf.
  • Paste the white and red combination petals on the outer edges.
  • Do not paste the flowers at the centre of the leaf.
Beaded wedding hair accessory diy

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Step 5-

  • Take 4cm thick red satin ribbon.
  • With the help of a ruler, measure the dimension as 4*4cm.
  • Cut multiple pieces with this dimension.
  • Seal the ribbon strands with the help of a lighter.
  • Fold the ribbon into triangular shape.
  • Make a threefold, i.e. fold it 3 times to get a petal shape.
  • Take out the innermost layer, cut and seal the bottom of the petal.
  • With the help of a tweezer, fold the inner most layer in the form of circular loops.
  • Make several such petals.
Diy kanzashi flower hair accessory

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Step 6-

  • Take a thread and needle and stitch the ends of the red petals
  • Stitch it in a circle to form a flower.

Step 7-

  • Draw a small leaf on the foam sheet using a pencil.
  • Cut this small leaf and place it in the centre of the big leaf.
  • Stick the leaf with the help of glue stick.
Diy kanzashi flower accessory
  • Paste the red flower on this leaf.
Diy kanzashi flower beaded hair accessory

Step 8-

  • Decorate the red flower using pearls.
  • In the white portion of the leaf, decorate with decorative stones and pearls.
  • Also paste the pearl beads on each of the petals of the red flower using a glue gun.
Kanzashi flower hair accessory

Your decorative beaded flower is ready to use. You can stick this flower on the hair clips and use it as a perfect accessory. You can use different colour satin ribbons to perfectly match your attire. The materials are easily available in the market. All you need to do is just spend some time creating these beautiful accessories.

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How to Make Satin Ribbon Sunflower Accessories for Girls?

Satin Ribbon Sunflower Accessories for Girls

We all love flowers and admire the same in the garden. We use natural flowers for hair accessories. However, there are seasonal flowers which may not be available all the time. Sunflower is one such bright seasonal flower. We can artificially create them at home. It serves as wonderful hair accessories for girls. Also, it can be used for craft work and can be an ideal decorative piece on a gift box. Let us find out how to make a simple yet elegant sunflower.

Satin Ribbon Sunflower Accessories for Girls

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Things Required For Making Accessories for Girls

Things need for satin sunflower
  • Yellow satin ribbon
  • Scissors
  • Lighter
  • Glue
  • Ruler
  • Pencil
  • Foam sheet
  • Dry tea leaves
  • Cotton

Step by Step Procedure for Sunflower Accessory

Step 1

  • Take a yellow color satin ribbon of 5 cm width.
  • Cut it into 28 equal pieces each measuring 6cm in length.
Satin sunflower craft
  • Before cutting take the measurement with the help of a ruler.

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Step 2

  • Seal the sides of the ribbon pieces with the help of a lighter.
  • Now fold the pieces lengthwise into two equal halves.
  • Cut one end of the edges diagonally to get petal shape.
  • Seal this end with the lighter. Fold the open edge so as to get a petal shape.
  • Burn the edge and seal it to form a petal.
  • Make as many as 28 such petals.
Diy satin sunflower

Step 3

  • Draw a circle with pencil on the foam sheet.
  • Cut this circle and apply glue on the circle near the edges.
Diy sunflower
  • Now stick one petal on the surface of the circle.
  • First, stick the petals to form the outer layer.
Satin sunflower diy
  • After the outer layer is completed, stick petals on the inside surface as well.
  • Form 2-3 layers in this manner leaving the center of the circle empty.
Easy diy satin sunflower

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Step 4

  • Take sufficient cotton and place it on the center.
Satin sunflower diy craft
  • Apply adhesive all over the cotton ball.
  • Now sprinkle the dried tea leaves on the surface of the cotton ball.
Satin sunflower easy crafts
  • Brush off the excess tea leaves.
Satin sunflower

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The artificial sunflower is now ready to use. You can make as many sunflowers as possible and use it as a home décor. Also it can be used as a kid’s hairband. These sunflowers are beautiful to look at and is easy to make them at home. The materials used for the same are also readily available in the market.