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Paper Flower Wreath
Think tissue paper is only destined for gift boxes? Think again. This winter we’re putting it on display.

What you need:
Scissors
Tissue Paper
Floral Wire
Styrofoam Wreath
Hot Glue Gun

Cut tissue paper into 8”x 5” rectangles. Placing the lighter colors on top, stack 4-6 pieces of tissue paper on top of one another. Make ½” to 1” accordion fold creasing with each fold.
Fold floral wire and put over center of folded tissue and twist.
With scissors, trim ends of tissue into rounded or pointy shapes. Separate layers one at a time. Hot glue tissue flowers onto styrofoam wreath.
Paper Flower Wreath Think tissue paper is only destined for gift boxes? Think again. This winter we’re putting it on display. What you need: Scissors Tissue Paper Floral Wire Styrofoam Wreath Hot Glue Gun Cut tissue paper into 8”x 5” rectangle ...

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Mix and Match Votives

Give those scraps of paper headed to the recycling bin a second shot to shine. This idea works with all kinds of paper–even your kids’ artwork.

What you need:
Assorted paper, Washi Tape, Ribbon
Double-sided Tape
Votives

Wrap paper around votive for sizing; cut to necessary length. Adhere strips of paper to votive with double-sided tape.
Be creative and have some fun. Wrap some with just paper and layer others with ribbon and tape.
Mix and Match Votives Give those scraps of paper headed to the recycling bin a second shot to shine. This idea works with all kinds of paper–even your kids’ artwork. What you need: Assorted paper, Washi Tape, Ribbon Double-sided Tape Votives Wrap p ...

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Paper Garland Strands
The kids might be sick of making paper snowflakes, but they’re sure to rally behind these new shapes and colors.

What you need:
Assorted Paper
Needle and Thread
2” Scalloped Shaped Hole Punch

Fold 3” to 6” paper squares in half and cut a half heart from the fold.
Thread needle and string hearts together through the top center of the folded paper hearts.
Using scalloped hole punch, make shapes from paper. Thread needle and string through the opposite sides of each scalloped paper.
Add as many hearts and scallops as it takes to raech your desired length.
Paper Garland Strands The kids might be sick of making paper snowflakes, but they’re sure to rally behind these new shapes and colors. What you need: Assorted Paper Needle and Thread 2” Scalloped Shaped Hole Punch Fold 3” to 6” paper squares i ...

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Decorative Flower Vase
Same old pink stems? Not this year. This bunch of roses is arriving in a creative container.

What you need:
Vessel
Paper
Double-Sided Tape
Ribbon

Wrap paper around the vase and cut to necessary size. Adhere paper to vase with tape.
Get creative and layer ribbon for an extra special touch. Then add flowers.
Decorative Flower Vase Same old pink stems? Not this year. This bunch of roses is arriving in a creative container. What you need: Vessel Paper Double-Sided Tape Ribbon Wrap paper around the vase and cut to necessary size. Adhere paper to vase with ...

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Frame with Chalkboard Paint
Doodles today. I love you! tomorrow. The perfect project for the one who likes to change things up on a daily basis.

What you need:
Fame
Chalkboard Paint 
Chalk
Newspaper

Place frame on newspaper in a well-ventilated area. Paint frame and let it dry.
Pop in a favorite photo. Using the chalk, write your special Valentine’s Day message.
Frame with Chalkboard Paint Doodles today. I love you! tomorrow. The perfect project for the one who likes to change things up on a daily basis. What you need: Fame Chalkboard Paint Chalk Newspaper Place frame on newspaper in a well-ventilated area ...

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DIY Valentine’s Day Cards
Show off your crafty side and send a card that’s actually made from home.

What you need:
Pipe Cleaners
Thick Paper Stock
Buttons
Hot Glue Gun
Pinking Shears

Love Card 

Form shape of each letter with the pipe cleaners. Glue onto the paper.
Using the pinking shears, create a decorative edge.
Heart Card 

Place buttons on card stock making the shape of a heart.
Secure buttons to the paper with glue.
DIY Valentine’s Day Cards Show off your crafty side and send a card that’s actually made from home. What you need: Pipe Cleaners Thick Paper Stock Buttons Hot Glue Gun Pinking Shears Love Card Form shape of each letter with the pipe cleaners. Glue ...

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