3D Paper Projects and Paper Craft Ideas

3D paper projects are fun, more affordable and easier than you would think. They’re the perfect solution to the create something beautiful from leftover scrapbooking paper. Scroll below for a variety of paper craft ideas, sure to inspire your next project. Click on any project image for detailed instructions and paper crafting tips.

Easy Halloween DIY Pillow Box Project


Halloween is fast-approaching, and if you’re like me and just starting to get ready (haha) then I bet you’re gathering some fast and simple ideas to celebrate!  Today I’m showing you how to make this DIY pillow box project in seasonal colors and how adding stickers can turn a simple handout into a special Halloween treat.  These boxes are great for candy, but also work perfectly for non-candy treat ideas like temporary tattoos, stickers, bracelets, kazoos (oh yes, I’m that parent) {Read More}

Paper Crafts Project: Paper Party Decor {With the Silhouette Cameo!}


I love making paper crafts so much that I’m usually looking for any excuse to make more. Parties are the perfect reason to break out your paper crafting skills. With the Silhouette Cameo cutting machine, you can easily make just about any decor you need. For this Fall paper crafts party, I decided to go with a little bit of a non-traditional color scheme. Pumpkin, mint, kraft and white. I love it! Supplies needed to make your own paper crafts {Read More}

Halloween Crafts: 3D Pumpkin and Cheese Cloth Ghosts


I am a sucker for cute Halloween crafts – especially ghosts! Speaking of “suckers” that is exactly what you will need to make these cute little Halloween crafts spooks! I will show you how a simple Dum-Dum lollipop can transform some cheese cloth into these adorable ghosts. As a bonus, you will learn how to create the 3D pumpkin from some cardstock scraps. Let’s get busy! Supplies needed to make your own Halloween crafts: Cheese Cloth Fabric Stiffener Core’dinations Tim Holtz {Read More}

Burlap & Floral Rustic DIY Gift Boxes


I make a lot of the gifts I give, and often they’re small.  So when I found this punch board that lets you make scrapbook paper DIY gift boxes, I knew I would use it a lot!  Not only does it work great for small gifts, it’s also perfect for making up favor boxes for your party or DIY wedding.  I’m going to show you today how quickly you can punch and fold a gift box, and give you an {Read More}

More Than a Card, Less Than a Gift Solution: DIY Pocket Tissue Boxes

Pocket Tissue Craft Boxes - Crafts Unleashed

Sometimes I find myself wanting to let someone know that I am thinking about them- with more than a card, but less than a gift. Do you know what I mean? Funerals are a good example. So is sending someone “get well” wishes. Enter the Pocket Tissue Box. A cute, yet very practical more-than-a-card. I found several (similar) templates online, to print and cut out, but I am a pretty lazy crafter. So- I asked my friend and digital genius {Read More}

How to Make Your Photos 3D!

How to Make Your Photos 3D

The other day, while browsing my favorite home decor store, I ran across a wall hanging that was 3D. It was created from multiple layers of the same image. I wondered if that same technique would work for my own photos. Well, it did! I am excited to show you how easy it is to create three dimensional photos using your own prints. Supplies needed to make your own photos 3D: Craft Knife & Cutting Mat Micro Scissors Foam Mounting {Read More}

Embellished Valentine Tin Box

Valentine tin - Crafts Unleashed

Looking for a Valentine’s Day gift for a teacher or friend? Then look no further because today I’m sharing with you a sweet little Valentine’s day idea that the recipient will be sure to love. The best part about this gift is that you can personalize it to any theme and the flower on top is a reusable magnet. Let me show you how easy this Valentine tin is to make! Supplies needed to make your own embellished Valentine tin: {Read More}