With so many crafting options, you might not think about how simple colored paper can be one of your most helpful tools. Paper makes a great creative material that can give some really cool results without spending much. Whether you're looking for inexpensive decorations or a fun afternoon activity with the kids, you can't go wrong with this list of Easy Paper Crafts. All you'll need for most of these is some paper, craft glue from Aleene's and your imagination. Discover how the versatility of crafting with paper gives you endless possibilities in your creativity!
A nice arrangement of flowers can brighten any room, and creating one that lasts is much easier when it's made out of paper. With this easy tutorial from Schon Paper Design, you can use Aleene's Clear Gel Tacky Glue to transform colored papers into any floral design you can think up.
This easy paper craft is a perfect way to show your appreciation to that special someone in your life! The super strong hold and clear-drying formula in Aleene's Acid-Free Tacky Glue ensures that this sentimental homemade card will always look sweet. This simple craft is fun for kids to make, too!
Let's be honest, greeting card shopping is not fun. Reading card after card of the same, but not quite right sentiments. Why not make the perfect one at home? Whether it's for mom, dad or any other loved one, they'll appreciate the time you put into making something just for them. Just grab some paper, Aleene's Tack-It Over & Over and your heart-felt well wishes.
Everything is better after adding your own personal touch that's why we love photo transfer projects! This easy paper craft uses Aleene's Original Tacky Glue and Aleene's Premium Decoupage to create a one-of-a-kind custom journal that you can hold dear to your heart.
Send some cheer to everyone in your neighborhood with this simple rainbow hearts window display. You'll just need some tissue paper and Aleene's Stick & Restick to share your joy with anyone looking your way. It's not permanent so you can easily take it down and switch it out when creativity strikes. You can make it part of your weekly, or daily, routine.
After making those window displays you might have some extra tissue paper lying around; might we suggest sprucing up your kitchen items with some fun decoupage? You'll just need Aleene's Premium Decoupage (Matte or Gloss) to add flair to any wooden spoons, cutting boards or whatever accessories you have. Perfect for brightening up your kitchen or giving a personalized kitchen set as a gift.
This paper ornament garland from will add fun and festive vibes to any space, regardless of the occasion. Garlands are classic and easy paper crafts, great for party decorations, holiday ornaments or even just to brighten up a space. You'll just need some Aleene's Original Tacky Glue, string and colored paper to get started with your kids on this creative afternoon project.
Piatas are a festive way to spice up your next celebration; who doesn't love knocking something down in the hope of candy?! Did you know you can easily make a pinata at home? It's a lot of fun! You'll need Aleene's Original Tacky Glue, some tissue paper and a few other supplies. You can customize for any theme or occasion using different papers and designs. Don't forget to fill it with candy, toys or any items that fit your event theme!
What's a better way to relax than with some lovely ambient lighting? Add a touch of calming atmosphere to your surroundings with these lace doily candle bowls! This easy paper craft uses Aleene's Premium Decoupage to create a pretty papier-mache project you'll love having on display all season long!
You don't have to have a green thumb to make these flowers bloom... you just need Aleene's Original Tacky Glue! Put those colorful cupcake wrappers left over from your last party to good use with this easy paper craft. This craft is super easy for the kiddos to create on their ownjust pop them in a vase or faux planter for an adorable paper garden with happy, smiling faces year-round!
There's something extra fun about cramming into a booth with your friends, grabbing some silly props, and making the craziest faces you can think of every time the camera flashes! If you don't want to spend big bucks renting a photo booth, you can totally make your own on the cheap with a cool background and some props made from cardstock and Aleene's Original Tacky Glue.
Need a project that'll look great in any room? You're in luck! This paper clover plant is as pretty as real clovers, but you'll never have to remember to water it. With some colored paper and Aleene's Original Tacky Glue, you can add some pretty greenery to any space all year round.
Do you love houseplants, but don't have the green thumb required to keep them alive? We've got a creative solution for you! Try making your own angel wing begonia using crepe paper and Aleene's Clear Gel Tacky Glue for a plant that stays stunning all year long no watering needed!
Hopefully our list gave you some great ideas for what you can do with some free time and a stack of colored paper. What other easy paper crafts will you make with Aleene's Glues? Show us your paper projects and tag us on social @aleenesdiy!