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With a few snips and folds, and a little imagination, you can turn humble paper bags into party-perfect decorations. #marthastewart #crafts #diyideas #easycrafts #tutorials #hobby

How to Make Pretty Paper Flowers in 12 Simple Ways

With a few snips and folds, and a little imagination, you can turn humble paper bags into party-perfect decorations. #marthastewart #crafts #diyideas #easycrafts #tutorials #hobby

Invite kids to paint abstract designs on sheets of double-sided crepe, then turn their artwork into imaginative flowers or paint them yourself and adorn each with glitter. Cut leaves from black paper and punch a hole at one end. They're great for decorating wrapped presents or for use in home décor. #marthastewart #crafts #diyideas #easycrafts #tutorials #hobby

How to Make Pretty Paper Flowers in 12 Simple Ways

Invite kids to paint abstract designs on sheets of double-sided crepe, then turn their artwork into imaginative flowers or paint them yourself and adorn each with glitter. Cut leaves from black paper and punch a hole at one end. They're great for decorating wrapped presents or for use in home décor. #marthastewart #crafts #diyideas #easycrafts #tutorials #hobby

Are you looking for décor pieces, storage solutions, or a home for your plants? This is all possible and more with the use of empty candle jars and our upcycling candle jar ideas. #marthastewart #diydecor #diyprojects #diyideas #hobby

Our Favorite Ways to Upcycle Empty Candle Jars

Are you looking for décor pieces, storage solutions, or a home for your plants? This is all possible and more with the use of empty candle jars and our upcycling candle jar ideas. #marthastewart #diydecor #diyprojects #diyideas #hobby

A single stem can feature multiple blooms, as shown here with these asters. The centers are cotton covered with glitter, the petals are created with fringing scissors, and the leaves are made from twisted ribbon paper. #marthastewart #crafts #diyideas #easycrafts #tutorials #hobby

How to Make Pretty Paper Flowers in 12 Simple Ways

A single stem can feature multiple blooms, as shown here with these asters. The centers are cotton covered with glitter, the petals are created with fringing scissors, and the leaves are made from twisted ribbon paper. #marthastewart #crafts #diyideas #easycrafts #tutorials #hobby

Follow our simple scrunchie tutorial and step-by-step instructions for handmade scrunchies in your favorite colors or fabrics. Plus, these DIY scrunchies make sweet gifts for your girlfriends. #marthastewart #crafts #sewing #diycrafts #diyideas #diygifts

Hair Scrunchie Tutorial | Easy Sewing Projects

Follow our simple scrunchie tutorial and step-by-step instructions for handmade scrunchies in your favorite colors or fabrics. Plus, these DIY scrunchies make sweet gifts for your girlfriends. #marthastewart #crafts #sewing #diycrafts #diyideas #diygifts

A few strokes of watercolor paint transform basic coffee filters into beautiful paper roses. #marthastewart #crafts #diyideas #easycrafts #tutorials #hobby

How to Make Pretty Paper Flowers in 12 Simple Ways

A few strokes of watercolor paint transform basic coffee filters into beautiful paper roses. #marthastewart #crafts #diyideas #easycrafts #tutorials #hobby

A triangular vase displays welcoming crepe-paper flowers in shades of yellow. Painted, striped petals and mottled-crepe leaves give each flower a layered look, as well as a wild personality. To add these details to the crepe paper, use a thin brush and a craft sponge. #marthastewart #crafts #diyideas #easycrafts #tutorials #hobby

How to Make Pretty Paper Flowers in 12 Simple Ways

A triangular vase displays welcoming crepe-paper flowers in shades of yellow. Painted, striped petals and mottled-crepe leaves give each flower a layered look, as well as a wild personality. To add these details to the crepe paper, use a thin brush and a craft sponge. #marthastewart #crafts #diyideas #easycrafts #tutorials #hobby

Just because your flowers are made out of paper doesn't mean that they can't smell like the real thing. Cut a 9-inch piece from the crepe paper streamer and fringe it with scissors. Dab a single cotton ball with a small amount of fragrance oil, and wrap it as the stamen with paper. #marthastewart #crafts #diyideas #easycrafts #tutorials #hobby

How to Make Pretty Paper Flowers in 12 Simple Ways

Just because your flowers are made out of paper doesn't mean that they can't smell like the real thing. Cut a 9-inch piece from the crepe paper streamer and fringe it with scissors. Dab a single cotton ball with a small amount of fragrance oil, and wrap it as the stamen with paper. #marthastewart #crafts #diyideas #easycrafts #tutorials #hobby

We placed tulip bulbs in candleholders with enough water to cover the roots, then added paper blooms. Download our templates for the flower petals and the rest of the paper tulip tutorial. #marthastewart #crafts #diyideas #easycrafts #tutorials #hobby

How to Make Pretty Paper Flowers in 12 Simple Ways

We placed tulip bulbs in candleholders with enough water to cover the roots, then added paper blooms. Download our templates for the flower petals and the rest of the paper tulip tutorial. #marthastewart #crafts #diyideas #easycrafts #tutorials #hobby

Styled after pep-squad pompoms, these are some of the simplest paper flowers to craft (from tissue paper, as well as single- and double-ply crepe). Fringing scissors make this project quick work. Try pairing pastel shades with bright leaves, and use the puffy blooms as party favors or in large arrangements. #marthastewart #crafts #diyideas #easycrafts #tutorials #hobby

How to Make Pretty Paper Flowers in 12 Simple Ways

Styled after pep-squad pompoms, these are some of the simplest paper flowers to craft (from tissue paper, as well as single- and double-ply crepe). Fringing scissors make this project quick work. Try pairing pastel shades with bright leaves, and use the puffy blooms as party favors or in large arrangements. #marthastewart #crafts #diyideas #easycrafts #tutorials #hobby

Learn how to fold and make origami hearts in two ways for Valentine's Day: easy and simple, or with a decorative bow. For more ideas, visit our website to view our entire collection of Valentine's Day crafts that are perfect for everyone. #marthastewart #valentinesdayideas #giftsforher #giftsforhim #valentinesdaydecor #valentinesdiy

How to Make Origami Hearts

Learn how to fold and make origami hearts in two ways for Valentine's Day: easy and simple, or with a decorative bow. For more ideas, visit our website to view our entire collection of Valentine's Day crafts that are perfect for everyone. #marthastewart #valentinesdayideas #giftsforher #giftsforhim #valentinesdaydecor #valentinesdiy

Whether you opt to make one and give it as a gift, or make one for every pair of your earrings, organizing your jewelry will be fun with this beautiful DIY. #marthastewart #crafts #diyideas #easycrafts #jewelry

DIY Jewelry Organizers That Will Beautifully Store Your Items

Whether you opt to make one and give it as a gift, or make one for every pair of your earrings, organizing your jewelry will be fun with this beautiful DIY. #marthastewart #crafts #diyideas #easycrafts #jewelry

Here's a space-saving trick: Opt for an open-face box that you can mount onto the wall. Use any crate, bin, or drawer to be retrofitted with a variety of hooks and knobs. Small decorative bowls perched on the box's lower ledge corral rings, pins, and brooches and complete the charming trinket tableau. #marthastewart #crafts #diyideas #easycrafts #jewelry

DIY Jewelry Organizers That Will Beautifully Store Your Items

Here's a space-saving trick: Opt for an open-face box that you can mount onto the wall. Use any crate, bin, or drawer to be retrofitted with a variety of hooks and knobs. Small decorative bowls perched on the box's lower ledge corral rings, pins, and brooches and complete the charming trinket tableau. #marthastewart #crafts #diyideas #easycrafts #jewelry

A leather expert details how to make beautiful leather pieces using a manual saddle stitch technique. If you want to delve deeper and learn more about hand-sewing leather, start by reading Al Stohlman's book The Art of Hand Sewing Leather. #marthastewart #crafts #sewing #diycrafts #diyideas #diygifts

An Expert's Guide on How to Sew Leather by Hand

A leather expert details how to make beautiful leather pieces using a manual saddle stitch technique. If you want to delve deeper and learn more about hand-sewing leather, start by reading Al Stohlman's book The Art of Hand Sewing Leather. #marthastewart #crafts #sewing #diycrafts #diyideas #diygifts

Keep your necklaces, bracelets, and earrings in fine order by repurposing an old spool rack. Where the individual spokes typically store sewing thread, they hold your necklaces and bangles. Mount the rack to a wall, or set one with legs on a vanity. #marthastewart #crafts #diyideas #easycrafts #jewelry

DIY Jewelry Organizers That Will Beautifully Store Your Items

Keep your necklaces, bracelets, and earrings in fine order by repurposing an old spool rack. Where the individual spokes typically store sewing thread, they hold your necklaces and bangles. Mount the rack to a wall, or set one with legs on a vanity. #marthastewart #crafts #diyideas #easycrafts #jewelry

Rings, necklaces, earrings, even keys and coins—these little beauties will serve as catch-alls for it all. The clay dishes come with a pretty scalloped edge and decorative stick-on motif. #marthastewart #crafts #diyideas #easycrafts #jewelry

DIY Jewelry Organizers That Will Beautifully Store Your Items

Rings, necklaces, earrings, even keys and coins—these little beauties will serve as catch-alls for it all. The clay dishes come with a pretty scalloped edge and decorative stick-on motif. #marthastewart #crafts #diyideas #easycrafts #jewelry