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61 DIY Paper Projects

From 3D Advent Calendars to DIY Paper Animal Masks

— April 29, 2014 — Eco
These DIY paper projects are perfect for both adults and children looking to add some eco-friendly touches to their arts and crafts activities.

While the use of paper is increasingly becoming overshadowed by more convenient, and digitally enhanced products, customizing papercrafts is a fun and sustainable way to use your hands to create unique items from scratch. Offering up some insightful ways on how to make all sorts of things from toys to calendars and invitations, these DIY paper products will surely expose consumers to all the diverse and imaginative items that can be made using such a simple, and natural material.

From paper bag bouquets to papercraft jewelry, these DIY paper products are showcasing just how versatile eco-friendly material can be.
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DIY Bunny Ear Macarons
DIY Bunny Ear Macarons
These Macarons for Easter are Perfect for the Holiday
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Festive Paper Bag Stockings
Festive Paper Bag Stockings
These DIY Santa Stocking Party Favors are Fun and Easy to Make
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Fantasy Papercraft Princesses
Fantasy Papercraft Princesses
This Incredibly Detailed Zelda Visage is Made Entirely Out of Paper
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Festive Metallic Feather Decor
Festive Metallic Feather Decor
Deck The Halls with These DIY Gold Dipped Feathers
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Peachy Place Cards
Peachy Place Cards
The Dinner Party DIY Project That is Sweet and Inexpensive
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Handpainted Periodical Stands
Handpainted Periodical Stands
These Customized Magazine Racks Provide a Practical Place for Books
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Chic Homemade Gift Wrap
Chic Homemade Gift Wrap
The DIY Printed Wrapping Paper is a Fun and Festive Craft Project
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Customized Textbook Tutorials
Customized Textbook Tutorials
The Classic School Notebook Design Get a Makeover with this DIY
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Gigantic Theme Park Costumes
Gigantic Theme Park Costumes
This Disneyland Map Cosplay is Ideal for Amusement Park Enthusiasts
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Coiled Cardboard Candy Canes
Coiled Cardboard Candy Canes
This DIY Candy Cane Decoration is Made from Simple Toilet Paper Tubes
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Ornamental Origami Greetings
Ornamental Origami Greetings
The Paper Flower Set Invites the Card Recipient to Create a Sculpture
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Whimsical Paper-Thin Figurines
Whimsical Paper-Thin Figurines
'Tap To Retry' by Neta Cohen Takes Papercrafts to the Next Level
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Customizable DIY Papercrafts
Customizable DIY Papercrafts
The Parrots Papertoy Kit Comes from the Cut and Create Site 3EyedBear
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DIY Antiquated Date Keepers
DIY Antiquated Date Keepers
The Printable Paper Typewriter Calendar is a Cute Alternative
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Blooming Valentine's Suckers
Blooming Valentine's Suckers
These DIY Lollipop Flowers are the Ultimate Last Minute Valentines Gi
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Pretty Paper Rainbow Headpieces
Pretty Paper Rainbow Headpieces
The 'Rainbow Fascinator' is a Fun DIY St. Patrick's Day Accessory
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DIY Paper Animal Masks
DIY Paper Animal Masks
These DIY Easter Brown Sack Masks are a Fun Children's Project
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Adorable 3D Creature Displays
Adorable 3D Creature Displays
Paper Crafting Has Never Been Cuter Than with Mibo's Animal Cutouts
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Crafty Bow Tie Necklaces
Crafty Bow Tie Necklaces
This Fun DIY Activity Lets You Make Easily Customizable Accessories
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Upcycled Paper Bag Bouquets
Upcycled Paper Bag Bouquets
These Creative Roses are Made From Recycled Paper Bags
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Chic Children's Crown Tutorials
Chic Children's Crown Tutorials
This DIY Paper Crown Is Perfect for Your Little Prince or Princess
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3D Advent Calendars
3D Advent Calendars
This DIY Advent Calendar Will Get You ExcitedAabout Christmas
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Neon Throwback Papercrafts
Neon Throwback Papercrafts
Zim and Zou 'Back to Basics' Visits the Past to Create Nostalgic Art
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Candy Box Robot Transformations
Candy Box Robot Transformations
This Cardboard Robot Took Serious Precision to Make
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Sci-Fi Papercraft Spaceships
Sci-Fi Papercraft Spaceships
Martin Hunt's Star Wars Origami Collection Replicates Famous Ships
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Festive Fruity Paper Decorations
Festive Fruity Paper Decorations
These Fruit-Shaped Paper Decorations are Great for Summer Parties
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Customized Holiday Candy Packages
Customized Holiday Candy Packages
The Valentine Treat Boxes Are Perfect DIY Candy-Filled Gifts
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Papercraft Sneaker Campaigns
Papercraft Sneaker Campaigns
The DIY Cutout Shoe is a Clever Interactive Ad for the Adidas ZX
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Year-Long Papercraft Projects
Year-Long Papercraft Projects
Making A Toy-a-Day (Or Blogging About It)
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DIY Papercraft Rings
DIY Papercraft Rings
Sarah Kate Burgess' Paper Jewelry Designs are Fresh and Funky
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Animated Papercrafts
Animated Papercrafts
These Papercraft Automata Kits Will Spark Your Imagination
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Crystalline Paper Advent Calendars
Crystalline Paper Advent Calendars
Mr.Printables' DIY Advent Calendar Can Be Filled with Surprises
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Bizarre Paper Figures
Bizarre Paper Figures
DIY 'Foldskool Heroes' Includes Rotting Birds, Frankenstein and Cavemen
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DIY Neon Confetti
DIY Neon Confetti
The Oh Happy Day DIY Confetti is Perfect for Weddings and Parties
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Simple DIY Skeletal Decor
Simple DIY Skeletal Decor
Build the Papercraft Skeleton for a Fun Halloween Activity
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Carefully Constructed Cameras
Carefully Constructed Cameras
The Papercraft Leica Cam is Delicate Yet Usable
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Achromatic Animal Gift Wrap
Achromatic Animal Gift Wrap
This Mr. Printables DIY Turns Plain Paper into Fun Animal Gift Wrap
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World Wallpaper Art
World Wallpaper Art
This World Map Wall Mural is Perfect for Geographers and Travelers
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Web Meme Papercrafts
Web Meme Papercrafts
Crafting the Keyboard Cat, the Sneezing Panda and More
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DIY Vibrantly Checkered Wallpaper
DIY Vibrantly Checkered Wallpaper
This Colorful Backdrop is Made from Multiple Post-it Notes
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DIY Paper Produce Projects
DIY Paper Produce Projects
Play Fruit by Mr Printables Lets People Create Their Own Fruit Decor
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Onyx Papercraft Craniums
Onyx Papercraft Craniums
The D-Sturbed Paper Skull Lets You Assemble a Skeletal Human Head
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DIY Delectable Fruit Decor
DIY Delectable Fruit Decor
This Activity Lets You Make Vibrant Decorations from Tissue Paper
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Budget-Friendly DIY Toys
Budget-Friendly DIY Toys
Free Papercraft Projects to Print and Assemble
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Alphabetical Origami
Alphabetical Origami
The American Museum of Natutal History's Tree is Decorated With Origami Anima
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DIY Origami Stands
DIY Origami Stands
These DIY Business Card Stands are Made of Nothing But Paper
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Printable DIY Papercrafts
Printable DIY Papercrafts
The Mel Stringer Etsy Shop Offers Instantaneous Creativity
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DIY Fiery Avian Models
DIY Fiery Avian Models
Learn to Make Your Very Own Angry Birds Papercraft
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DIY Bunny Ear Bags
DIY Bunny Ear Bags
Learn How to Make These Adorable Bunny Ear Easter Gift Bags
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DIY Paper Box Puppets
DIY Paper Box Puppets
Turn an Ordinary Pasta Box into a Fun Children's Toy with This Tutorial
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Papercraft Pumps
Papercraft Pumps
Gorgeous Fashion Accessories From Ndeur & 'Make a Paper World'
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Paper Bag Book Bindings
Paper Bag Book Bindings
These DIY Book Bindings are a Simple and Creative Project
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Evolved Paper Airplanes
Evolved Paper Airplanes
Kyle Bean's 'Paper Plane' Soars Above Regular Papercrafts
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DIY Origami Ornaments
DIY Origami Ornaments
The Minieco Paper Templates Make for Easy DIY Decor
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DIY Ice Cream Banners  
DIY Ice Cream Banners  
These Ice Cream Garlands are the Cutest DIY Party Decorations Ever
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DIY Love Stationary
DIY Love Stationary
The Woven Heart Card is a Crafty Handmade Valentine Card
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3D Paper House Invitations
3D Paper House Invitations
This Adorable DIY Paper Invitation is Loaded with Surprises
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Wallet-Friendly Feline Crafts
Wallet-Friendly Feline Crafts
These DIY Cat Toys are Made out of Empty Toilet Paper Rolls
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DIY Origami Box Lights
DIY Origami Box Lights
Adorn Old Christmas Lights with Colorful Paper Boxes to Make Origami Lights
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Quirky DIY Fruit Costumes
Quirky DIY Fruit Costumes
This DIY Makes a Fantastic Pineapple Fruit Costume for Adults
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3D Geometric Wall Decals
3D Geometric Wall Decals
Add Texture and Color to Your Decor with This Fun DIY Tutorial
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