Category Archives: Paper Crafts

Toy Car Painting – Preschool Activity

By EcoCraft Contributor Amy from the blog The EcoCrafter

Painting with toy cars

Painting with toy cars is a fun way to get preschoolers engaged in art. It is easy to set up and uses easy-to-find supplies. Painter’s tape is used to block off parts to the card so that when it is removed you are left with crisp lines that make the abstract painting look super professional.

Whether you make a card, a journal, or just a painting, this craft is sure to get little ones creating and leave you with a nice piece of abstract art.

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Easy Eco-Printing – No Fancy Supplies Needed

By EcoCraft Contributor Amy from the blog The EcoCrafter

Eco-printing is a beautiful way to create wonderful decorative paper from natural items. It creates unique textures and patterns that make great cards, notebook covers, notepaper, art journal accents, and scrape book embellishments. But diving into eco-printing can be a daunting endeavour with a wide range of techniques to learn and supplies needed. 

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Feather & Doodles Mothers Day Card

By EcoCraft Contributor Amy from the blog The EcoCrafter

Nothing says “I love you, mom” like a handmade mothers day card. These unique cards mix the whimsical look of colored feathers with the fun earthy look of doodles on kraft paper.

This is a project that lets kids explore hand-lettering, doodling, and playing with feathers and glue. All easy fun techniques that give kids lots of room to explore their creativity.

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Recycled Teeny Tiny Books

By EcoCraft Contributor Amy from the blog The EcoCrafter

Bookbinding is a fun and functional art form that has so many variations to explore. Making a small simple book is a great way to dip your feet into the world of bookbinding in a super-easy way that even kids can enjoy.

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Easy Fussy Cutting – Oh Baby Card

By Card Making and Paper Crafts Contributor Heidi. Follow Heidi on her blog Blue Scallop Creations and on Instagram @bluescallopcreations.

Many stamp sets today come with matching dies which make it easy to cut out images.  This allows you to pop up your stamped designs with foam tape to give more interest and texture to the card.  On my card today, I’ll show you how easy it is to cut out images by hand if you don’t happen to have a die set to go with your stamps.

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