"Keep yourself to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow. "
- Helen Keller
A material that has gained enormous popularity when it comes to craft or DIY(do-it-yourself) crafts is ‘paper’. Craft paper is used very frequently for building creative pieces, creative projects for different purposes, a hobby, or for home decorating ideas. Papercraft has also gained importance in home decoration which adds another color to the beauty of the house aesthetics. It is an extremely neater material to work with as compared to paints, dyes, and other coloring materials. It is also a very famous medium used in the education of children because it’s a simple yet beautiful and enjoyable way in which everyone remains meaningfully engaged!
If you are looking forward to having some unique home decorating or room decorating ideas using craft papers, here are a few best ones.
Tissue Paper Flowers
Using tissue papers to make paper flower decoration of varied colors is indeed a lot of fun and pleasure. It involves minimum use of gum and is really very quick to make. You can just make a five of them and tuck it in a vase that lies lazily on your dining table.
Paper Star Medallions
When it’s Diwali, the festival of lights, for almost a decade or two, we have been purchasing paper lanterns for a few hundred rupees. But you will be amazed to know that it’s one of the easiest to make papercraft. Once completed and colored with bright colors, it’s going to amuse you!
This is the easiest of all and the one that is a big surprise to you if it’s your first time. All you have to do is blow a balloon, dip the newspaper sheets in fevicol (fevicol + water), wrap it around the balloon, let it dry, blow-off the balloon, color the dried paper and hang it where ever you want with a bulb string.
Fancy Wall Decor
It is one of the most trending design ideas for bedrooms. You have to cut one specific shape in two consecutive sizes and put it on one another. Say, for example, hearts, butterflies, flowers, stars, etc. Depending upon the shape and of course your creativity, you may want to place two shapes on one another either parallel or perpendicular. Don’t miss to use a paper color that is in contrast to the color of your wall.
May it be Christmas, Diwali, or a birthday at your place where you want to decorate your walls. Paper garlands are always the best. Flexible and fancy, they look great anywhere and in any form. You can also hang it open or paste it to make letters and words like “MERRY CHRISTMAS”.
You are going to love it looks when it’s ready. It is a brilliant house interior idea which brings a very fancy look to your place. Make cone-like structures and weave it with each other like a garland. Keep some string blank at the upper end. Hang the top of it to a rod. Make another four or five of them and hang them in uneven height formations.
Paper Net Garland
A few cuts and there’s this awesome piece of art in your hands when opened. You may love to paste it on your walls. It looks just like a creative wall texture. Try using bright colors if you are using it on lighter shades of walls. Though you may use any colors, it is recommended to use single shades one at a time for a single wall while making a paper net garland.
Galaxy of Stars
This one’s a super exciting one. With glossy papers or papers that shine in the night time, you can make these stars of various colors and various shapes. Once done you can paste it on the ceiling of your kid’s bedroom. They are going to love it thoroughly. Go give it a try!!
This list could go on forever, but it’s more interesting to tell you that, the list goes long simultaneously as you start experimenting with each of the above crafts.
Happy paper crafting!!