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3 Ways to Work with Paper Decor

Prettify nooks and corners with stylish paper art

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Paper is a versatile crafting material. You can basically do anything with it—you can fold it, crumple it, or cut it, and you can make something decorative for your home. You can even recycle papers such as magazine pages, old newspapers, or used wrapping paper to create your masterpiece. Get ready to get crafty with these paper décor ideas you can do at home:

1. Paper Succulents

If you’re worried about not having a green thumb or if you think all plants die on you, this is a great idea to add greens in your home. Sure, they’re just made of paper, but they still make for charming tabletop décor. Put them in small terracotta pots to make them look like real succulents.

Click here to learn how to make paper succulents.

2. Papercut Décor

Paper cutting has gained popularity over the past few years. This delicate form of paper art can be used to create simple typography décor or different intricate figures. Want to learn how to make papercut art? Get in touch with papercut artist Ebony Paguia of handslovepapers for workshops.

Paper cutting has gained popularity over the past few years. This delicate form of paper art can be used to create simple typography décor or different intricate figures. Want to learn how to make papercut art? Get in touch with papercut artist Ebony Paguia of handslovepapers for workshops. 

3. Origami Vases

Looking for vessels for your faux or paper flowers? Why not make your own? Origami vases can make for impressive tabletop décor on your console table in the foyer or coffee table in the living room. They’re surefire conversation starters, especially if your guests can’t tell if they’re made of paper or not.

Click here to learn how to make origami vases. 

PHOTOS (in order): Origamicacti.com via Pinterest  |  handslovepapers | fr.dawanda.com via Pinterest

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