10 Fabulous Projects to Make This Weekend – Paper Crafting Video Tutorials and Tips

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What are you doing with your long weekend? If you’d like to craft but need a little inspiration, here are 10 ideas for projects you can make with supplies you have on hand (yes! TEN!). Don’t have a particular stamp set or color? No problem – just swap it out for something that’s themed for your occasion. 

Each idea includes a link to video tutorials and/or directions for making the project pictured. 

10 Weekend Crafting Ideas for Stampers

  1. Make Sweet Peach Jars – grab a jar on hand and make a special topper! Project idea includes video tutorial with tips on how to get a smooth top.


2. Get ready for Halloween with spooky sweet straw toppers – Got straws? Dress up a few for a special occasion!

3. Celebrate Back to School with a special custom notebook cover – This video tutorial includes cutting sizes and steps for covering a spiral notebook, perfect for getting back to the swing of school, or just decorating a pretty notebook for your purse or tote bag.


4. Brighten someone’s day with a May Day flower basket – in September! Paper flowers in a simple cone are perfect for any time of the year.


5. Delight a special someone with a chocolate treat – These simple-to-fold origami treat pouches take a 6×6 piece of designer series paper. Pick a sweet one, grab a chocolate and fold away! Video tutorial included on folding and decor tips.


6. Try a SUPER trendy Tower Pinwheel Card! Learn how to cut, assemble and decorate this fun fold card layout. I promise it’s simpler than it looks at first – definitely a good card to try out for any occasion with the tips in the video tutorial.


7. Decorate some Chapstick Treats for fall – the season is coming! These little lip balm treats are fun to have on hand. Tuck a few in your purse to share with friends when you see them. Not ready for winter? Try a fall leaves version with the video tutorial included in this post.

chapstick christmas gift seal on iceberg handmade gift

8. Warm up your weekend with the Cocoa Slider Card – or use cider! This fun fold card has a pull tab that’s fun to make (and includes a video tutorial on how to put your slider card together).

video tutorial hot cocoa greeting card red and green slider

9. Perfect Purse Post-It Note Holders – these are always a treat, and such a quick make with limited supplies. Adapt to fit the size notes you have on hand, or grab some perfectly sized for this version (video tutorial included).

post it note flowered paper gift

10. Love to read? Craft some quick bookmarks! This #realitycrafting video will teach you how to start with a suite of supplies (paper, stamps, ribbon) and then mix and match the pieces to create a variety of sweet bookmarks, perfect to use yourself or share as gifts. The video walks through the steps I take in my own crafting projects to help you learn about the process.

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Happy Stamping!

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