How to Make a Colorful Paper Parrot

DIY Colorful Paper Parrot:

Required Materials:

  • scissors
  • glue
  • a simple pencil
  • white solid sheet of paper in A3 format
  • colored paper.

Step-by-step execution instruction:

1. Preparing tools and materials. It is better to use colored paper intended for office equipment.

2. Fold out a white sheet of paper and glue. From the top cut about 8 cm (body). 3. We take 4 colors of paper, cut the strips and add them to the accordion, to cut out several feathers at once. Cut the edges and bend them to the top. 4. Using a pair of scissors, the edges of the feathers slightly curl. And then the pen itself.

5. Top the body pasted with a strip of yellow paper (head). Then we paste the feathers in rows. Each row has about 10 feathers. For the breast, you can make one white feather. 6. From two circles with a diameter of 7 cm we make a plumage around the eyes. Cut and bend the edges in the same way as the feathers. From black paper, we cut out our eyes with cilia, we also bend our eyelashes. Eyes glued in the middle of the plumage.

7. According to the scheme, we cut out the blanks for the beak. 8. We glue the upper part of the beak so that two corners of the square coincide. 9. To the parrot’s head we glue the eyes, the upper and lower parts of the beak.  10. Under the scheme, we cut out the paws, we make folds to obtain the volume. 11. Cut from the white paper 2 wings for the wings, then the feathers of colored paper according to the scheme, bend them in half. 12. The end is cut and glued so that they turn out to be three-dimensional. 13. The other end is smeared with glue and glued to the base in rows. Finished wings are glued to the sides of the parrot. 14. We cut 3 strips 5 cm wide from colored paper for a tuft. We cut, bend, slightly curl similarly to feathers. 15. Two identical strips are glued first front, then back so that they form a cross on top. The third strip is glued in front and back in the middle on top of the other two. 16. Using the scissors, bend the ends of the tuft from behind.  17. From different colors of paper cut strips (about 8 pieces, you can have different lengths) and make a tail. We cut and bend the strips similarly to a tuft. We glue behind the body. From the front, we glue the paws. Our parrot is ready !!

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How to make a useful stationery holder

Make this useful stationery holder to surprise your teacher! She will be delighted to get such a thoughtful gift from you!

HOW TO DO IT YOURSELF

Take some tissue rolls which you can recycle.
Cut the rolls in 4 different lengths with a paper cutter to make the stationery holder.
Paint the rolls in shade of brown, made by mixing Acrylic Colours Burnt Sienna 01 and White 27. Let it dry completely.
Take an MDF wooden placemat measuring 9” x 6” in size.
Paint the placemat using Acrylic Colour –
Leaf Green 62. Let it dry completely.

Stick the painted tissue rolls on the placemat aesthetically using Fabric Glue.
Leave it to dry.

Take the Shilpkar resin base and hardener; mix it thoroughly to make an even dough.
Take the dough ball, roll it to make a thin slab. Leave it until semi-dry.
Take an A4 sized white paper and draw few faces of the boys and the girls on it.
Trace the faces on the slab.

Cut along the outlines of the faces neatly.
Similarly, draw few shapes of pencils and cut along the outlines of the same.
Take some dough to make a few flowers out of it.
Leave the faces, shapes of the pencils and the flowers to dry completely.

Paint the faces, shapes of the pencils and the flowers using Acrylic Colours –
Burnt Sienna 01, Black 02, Chrome Yellow 03, Crimson 04, Dark Green 06, Orange 17, White 27, Flesh Tint 30, Leaf Green 62 and Deep Brilliant Purple 64.
Leave it to dry.

Stick the faces and the shapes of the pencils on the tissue rolls using Fabric Glue.
Stick the flowers on the placemat randomly using Fabric Glue.
Paint few leaves around the flowers with Acrylic Colour -Dark Green 06. Let it dry.
Take a piece of orange colored card paper, draw and cut a small sized flag out of it.
Write a message that says “To The Best Teacher” on the flag.
Stick the flag on a barbecue stick with Fabric Glue. Let it dry.
Stick the flag on the placemat using Fabric Glue.
Your stationery holder is ready to be gifted to your teacher.

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How to Make Easy Paper Gift Bags

Cute adorable gift bags are loved by all, especially ladies. Isn’t it wonderful to have a customized paper gift bag for every occasion? Gift paper bags also come in handy when you want to gift your loved one for a special occasion. Be it a dinner date, or a birthday or a wedding present, you can put your precious gift in a lovely designed gift bag before offering it to your loved one. DIY Paper Gift bags are creative and pretty. Wondering how to make a gift bag for your loved one? All you need to follow is a simple step by step procedure using a color paper or cardboard.

Things You Need For DIY Paper Gift Bags

  • Printed color paper
  • Plain color paper
  • Pencil
  • Cutter
  • Scissors
  • Craft glue
  • Ruler
  • Glue Gun
  • Glue Stick
  • Velcro
  • Decorative lace
  • Decorative stones, beads and pearls

Step by Step Procedure to Make Easy Paper Bag

Step 1: Cut the printed paper measuring 27 cm in length.

Step 2: On the cut paper marks the dimensions 8 cm, 5 cm, and 8 cm.

Step 3: Mark the width of 13 cm on this paper and cut the paper.

Step 4: Horizontally mark 4.3 cm. Vertically, mark the dimensions 2.5 cm on the paper.

Step 5: Mark 6.5 cm using a ruler to divide the width in half and cut the remaining portion of the paper on the sides. This forms the additional hanging off the gift bag that helps in the closing of the bag.

 

Step 6: Slightly run the cutter on the markings for easy folding.

Step 7: On the additional hanging off the gift bag, mark the distance measuring 0.5 cm.

 

Step 8: Take a color paper and using a stencil make curve lines.

Step 9: Draw the curve lines using curve stencil.

Step 10: Cut the curve on the markings made on the paper. You will get the shape of the bag.

Step 11: Cut a plain color paper measuring 16×8 cm. We need 2 such pieces of colored paper.

Step 12: Now fold the paper in a zig-zag manner like a fan.

Step 13: Paste the fan like structures on either corner to make the sides of the bag.

Step 14: Cut another color paper measuring 2 cm to make the handle of the bag.

Step 15: Cut and paste the decorative lace in the middle

Step 16: Paste the handle on the bag on either side.

Step 17: Now paste the Velcro on the flap of the bag, using a glue gun.

Step 18: Paste decorative beads on the flap of the bag.

Step 19: Decorate the bag using decorative pearls and flowers.

Step 20:  Your easy DIY paper bag is ready.

DIY Paper gift bags can be easily customized using different color papers and cardboards. You can use this paper bag as a personal handbag or use it to place your gift inside it before gifting your loved one. You now no longer need to buy decorative boxes or bags to place your gifts. Making your own gift bag is an inexpensive and creative way to surprise and amaze your loved ones!!

How to Make a Corrugated Paper Flower with Your Own Hands

Rose from corrugated paper for candy bouquets:

Amazing flowers can be made from corrugated paper, if there is talent. A beautiful bouquet of roses will give you and your family a real pleasure. In order to make such a bouquet you need to stock up on two colors of paper at your discretion, with a pencil and scissors for paper, wire or thread. Below, we show in the photo a master class on making a rose flower with our own hands made of paper.

How to Make Crepe Paper Streamer Flower

How to make crepe paper streamer flower:

Required Material:

  • Crepe Paper Streamers
  • Scissors
  • Needle
  • Thread
  • Newspaper
  • Any kind of glue
  • Take the streamer and cut about 40 inches long strip.

  • Fold it in half until it is about 2.5 inches long.

  • Cut a zig zag pattern on one edge as shown.

  • Open all the folds until you have 2 layers.

  • Take a needle and thread and tie a knot at the end.

  • Sew running stitches close to the edge till the end of the strip.

  • Criss cross both ends ( like you tie shoe lace ) and pull it as tight as you can tie knots.

  • Next, take a newspaper strip and make a stem as shown.

  • Next, to make stamen: take about 8 inches long strip of different color and fold it until it is about 1 inch long.

  • Make tiny cuts on one edge as shown.

  • Wrap it around the stem as shown.

  • Tie some thread throughout the stamen as shown.

  • Next, take a green streamer and wrap it around the stem using some glue.

Hope you enjoyed learning this Streamer Flower. It is simple and easy to make. and if you really do then please don’t forget to like and share. Also leave your valuable feedback in the comment section.

How to Make Easy Accordion Paper Basket for Chocolates

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.

Required Material:

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

  • Take the A4 sized cardboard color paper. Fold and cut the color paper in half lengthwise.

  • Fold the paper piece to make accordion as shown.

  • Make 6 such accordion pieces.

  • Paste these accordion pieces together using craft glue as shown.

  • Paste both the ends of the accordion together as shown.

  • Cut the circular shape out of the cardboard for base.

  • Make small cuts on the paper as shown.

  • Give the basket shape to the accordion and paste it on the cardboard base.

  • Cut the cardboard strip measuring 2cm wide.

  • Wrap the cardboard strip using color paper strip to make a handle of the basket as shown.

  • Cut the white paper piece measuring 4.5×4.5cm.

  • Similarly, cut the piece of white paper measuring 5.5×5.5cm.

  • Make such paper flowers.

  • Paste these paper flowers on the handle of the basket.

  • Now, decorate the basket using decorative pearls.

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!!