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

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

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  • 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.

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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.

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Step 3

  • Take both the green and yellow strips and place it alternatively one after the other.

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  • Use a thread and needle and stitch the alternative strips together.

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  • 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.

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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!!

DIY for Girls : How To Make a Satin Ribbon Butterfly Hair Accessories?

There is nothing as simple and pretty as a Satin Ribbon Butterfly in Just a Few Steps. A super easy and cute handmade Do It Yourself Craft to do at home craft, you can use the idea of making this Satin Ribbon Butterfly for your Sewing Projects as a design for your little kid’s dress. Adorn the curtains of your home with this elegant satin ribbon butterfly by using it as a home decoration idea.

This Satin Ribbon Butterfly can also be used as a fantastic decoration idea for your gift wrapping your present in the festive season. An easy handmade craft idea this pretty satin ribbon butterfly is also a very much relevant and useful idea for your kid’s School projects.

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How To Make A Pretty Satin Butterfly For Home Decoration!

Let us have a look at how to make the satin ribbon butterfly in a few minutes!

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Material Required to Make the Satin Butterfly

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  • Yellow Satin ribbon – 4 cm wide
  • Light Pink Satin Ribbon – 2.5 cm wide
  • Dark Pink Satin Ribbon – 2.5 cm
  • Scissors
  • Craft Glue
  • Craft wire
  • Pearls

Procedure to Make the Satin Ribbon Butterfly

Step 1: To begin making the satin ribbon Butterfly, take a 5 cm light pink satin ribbon and fold it to make the inner wing of the butterfly.

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Step 2: Similarly fold a 6 cm dark pink satin ribbon. Apply glue on the dark pink folded ribbon and paste it to overlap it on light pink one.

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Step 3: Considering the size of the last folded ribbon take a yellow satin ribbon and add another color to the wings.

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Step 4: Similarly repeat the process to form the other wings of the butterfly.

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Step 5: Join the 4 pieces together with glue to form 2 wings of the butterfly.

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Step 6: Join the two wings together and cover the connecting point with a dark pink piece of ribbon to hide the flaws of the butterfly.

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Step 7: Take a craft wire and fasten the pearl, by tying a knot at its end.

Step 8: Cut and size the antennae of the butterfly according to the size needed.

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Step 9: Twist and wind the craft wire to the body, in the centre of the butterfly.

Step 10: Twist and hide the remaining wire behind the butterfly’s body.

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There you have it friends! Your very own handmade craft of a satin butterfly is ready in such a short time. Take a look at this super easy and amazing DIY Satin Ribbon Butterfly. You can make an interesting use of this satin ribbon butterfly by pasting it on a plain hair band and you have an absolutely pretty and a girly Satin Ribbon Butterfly.

An adorable and fun art and craft activity for kids this satin butterfly will help you give your Gift Wrapping projects a totally new look. Watch the step by step tutorial of how to make satin ribbon butterfly , learn and have fun!

Best Out of Waste Craft Idea : How to Make a Bunch of Flowers for Home Decoration!

Have you ever given it a thought, that the broom you use to sweep your house clean can be used as a decorating item? A couple of colourful pieces of paper can give you colorful flowers. Yes! You heard it right. This DIY Best Out of Waste Home Decor Craft tutorial that we bring for you gets you to use simple, easily available, and colorful things randomly present in your house and explore ‘best out of waste craft ideas’ to create a wonderful piece for your Home decor out of it.

Here we have brought an amazing video tutorial based on ‘best out of waste craft ideas’, flower branches made from a broomstick and simple and easy flowers made from paper. So get your hands on almost anything around you and swirl your magic wand of creating yet another DIY Craft Masterpiece!

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Material Required to Make this Home Decoration Craft

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  • Green crepe paper
  • Colour craft paper
  • Scissors
  • Thread
  • Pencil
  • Cotton bud
  • Craft Glue
  • Thermocol balls
  • Craft wire
  • Ruler
  • Dried leaves
  • Cardboard
  • Broom Sticks

Figuring out how to make colourful paper flowers??? Worry not! We are here to help you get you through it step by step!

Procedure for Making This Bunch of Flowers Home Decor

Step 1 : Cut out a piece of green paper and take a pair of scissors, craft wire and thread.

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Step 2 :
Make a small bud of the green crepe paper by folding and twisting it.

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Step 3 : Take the bud and fasten it to the craft wire with the thread.

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Step 4 : Take a white colour paper and draw the shape of a petal with the pencil and then cut it out. Make multiple petals like the one made earlier.

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Step 5 : Take yellow paper and cut a strip of 2cm x 20cm dimensions.

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Step 6 : Cut the yellow strip 3/4th inwards from the edge to make short tassels.

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Step 7 : Take the craft wire bud and strip. Keep the bud at the edge of the strip and rolling the bud along with the strip right till the end.

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Step 8 : Now take the white coloured petal and start to stick it to the base of the bud.

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Step 9 : Take the second petal and stick its base to the green bud by overlapping it on the first one.

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Step 10 : Attach all the petals to the centre of the bud overlapping halfway of the previous one till you reach the end and get a flower.

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Step 11 : With the help of a cotton bud makes a small curve at the tip of the flower by rolling the tip on to the cotton bud and pulling t a little bit.

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Step 12 : You will end with a lily-like flower.

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Step 13 : Take a small piece of green crepe paper and apply glue to it.

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Step 14 : Now, wrap this green paper around the base of the flower.

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Step 15 : You can make flowers of a wide variety of colours.

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Step 16 : Take a circular shape piece of cardboard and pot (open from top and bottom)

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Step 17 : Apply glue on the circular cardboard.

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Step 18 : Now make this the base of the vase and stick it onto the other cardboard.

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Step 19 : Take a thermocol sheet and tear it into small pieces and fill the vase with these pieces.

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Step 20 : Take a blue paper and cut it in accordance with the dimensions of the vase.

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Step 21 : Wrap the blue paper around the vase.

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Step 22 : Take the dried leaves and broom sticks and fix them in the pot in the thermocol pieces.Twist the craft wire of the flower around the broom stick to make it even tighter.

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Step 23 : Decorate the broom sticks and flowers and dried leaves in the vase.

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Step 24 : Fix the thermocol balls and stick them onto the tip of the broom sticks.

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Ready in your hands is a vintage look alike of a Handcrafted piece of Art. This bunch of flowers adds a touch of elegance no matter where placed! Share your experience and joys of making this piece.

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So Get ready to decorate your room and learn how to make best out of waste paper flower bunch and creative branches from a broomstick!

Happy Crafting