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Paper Projects


Paper is one of the most amazing of products. It has literally changed our world in so many different ways. And it is readily available and very cheap. You can do some amazing things with it and I have a whole set of projects that use paper (and/or cardboard) in many different and creative ways. Of course all of these projects are completely free and complete. If they need a template or design I have included it for you to download. And most of these projects also come with a video so you can watch and see how I made the project.


Making paper

How to Make Paper!

I been putting this project off for a long time because I thought it would be challenging. Wow I was wrong. Paper making is so easy to do! And it comes out great. I love this and you are going to love it too! The possibilities are endless for scrolls, origami, fine writing and so much more. How to Make Paper


Paper from corn

How to Make Paper from Corn

Corn husk is very fibrous and that is great for paper. I show you how to use corn husks to make paper.


How to Make a Fantasy Map

a Fantasy Map

In the previous tutorial we made a big sheet of paper. Now, in this tutorial we turn it into a map of a fantasy world. I show you tips and techniques on how to do it and I also have a video. How to Make a big Fantasy Map


Big Paper

How to Make Big Paper!

Wouldn't it be great to make a very big sheet of paper? I made one for a fantasy map I am working on. I show you how to do it right here: Make a Big Sheet of home made paper



Here on this page I have some of the more popular paper projects. But each type of project has it's own section where you can get lots more projects of that type. These links take you to those sections.

Origami - Tatebanko - Paper Mache - Buildings and Castles - Dioramas - Paper Games - Weapons & Armor


Origami Gift BoxesMake an Origami Gift Box

Nice beginner project on how to make a Japanese Origami Gift box. All you need is eight squares of paper. I have a video tutorial that shows you step by step how to make these great looking gift boxes. How to make an Origami Gift Box I also have other Origami Projects. You can see the list here: Origami projects


Origami birds

Simple Origami Bird

This is a simple bird fold. It is a crow and a nice place to start if you have never done origami before. All you need is a square of paper. And it stands up which makes it rather unique. Simple Origami Bird


Origami pyramids

Make an Origami Pyramid

This is an easy beginner fold and you can have it done in about two minutes. And it looks really neat. There is something about the filled shape of it. Fold an Origami Pyramid


Tatebanko - Paper Dioramas


The Lost Van Gogh Scene Box

I show you how to make this scene box from a lost Vincent Van Gogh Painting. And I give you the template. Print it up and put it together. The Lost Van Gogh Scene Box



Rapunzel Paper Diorama

Make a Rapunzel Paper Diorama (Tatebanko)

Here is an easy scene from the Grimm fairy tale Rapunzel that you can make. I give you everything in the template. You print it up and put it together. Make a Rapunzel Paper Diorama


paper diorama LOTR

You Shall Not Pass - Paper Diorama

This is a paper diorama of the LOTR scene with Gandalf and the Balrog on the Bridge. Download it, print it, and put it together - LOTR Paper Diorama



Tatebanko Castle

Tatebanko Castle - Paper Diorama

Tatebanko is the lost Japanese art of Paper Dioramas. I have a complete castle project that you can download, print up and make. Easy and fun paper project. The Tatebanko Castle


Gollum tatebanko

New Tatebanko Project

Gollum in his cave. This is a neat little tatebanko project that shows gollum in his underground lair with the lake. A scene from the fellowship of the ring. It is a complete project. All you do is download the packet and assemble it. Gollum Tatebanko


Halloween tatebanko

Tatebanko Halloween

This is an easy and fun to make tatebanko project of a cemetary. Nice halloween project. It is a pdf that you can download print up and put together. And you can add your own halloween stuff to it like skeletons, ghosts etc. The Halloween Tatebanko


Paper Mache Projects:

Iron helmet paper mache

Make the Skyrim Iron Helmet

Nice tutorial on how to make the Iron helmet out of cereal box cardboard and paper mache. Good looking helmet and strong. How to make the Skyrim Iron Helmet


Make a Dragon Pinata

How to Make a Dragon Pinata

All it takes is a balloon, some paper mache and a little creativity and you have a great themed pinata. Add a sword and your party is transformed! How to Make a Dragon Pinata


How to Make a Volcano

How to Make a Volcano

This is a nice little project that has some improvements over the typical volcano. It is less mess and easy to clean. The bottle in the middle comes right out so you can clean it and do it again. It is also in a nice little box so the magma stays controlled - Less Mess How to Make a Volcano - New: The Mentos and Diet Coke Volcano - Fires a stream high into the air!


Spartan Shield

Make a Spartan Shield

This is a great looking shield that is creative and easy to make. It looks just like the shields in the movie 300. Complete tutorial with video. How to make a Spartan Shield


300 Spartan Greaves

Make 300 Spartan Greaves(leg-guards)

A tutorial on how to make paper mache and cardboard greaves that fit well and look good. Just like the ones in the movie 300. Make 300 Spartan Greaves


Paper Mache Diorama

How to make a paper mache diorama

Don't have the materials for a diorama? You can make one out of paper mache which is just flour and water. I show you how in this tutorial where I make a scene from the Lord of the Rings Castle Helms Deep. How to make a paper mache


Spartan Vambraces

Make 300 Spartan Vambraces (armguards)

A tutorial on how to make paper mache and cardboard vambraces that fit well and look good. Just like the ones in the movie 300. Make 300 Spartan Vambraces


A Spartan Helmet

Make a Spartan Helmet

Make this helmet out of paper mache and cardboard. Complete instructions and video, along with a download of the template The Spartan Helmet


Paper Models, Buildings, Castles, and structures

paper Minas Tirith

Minas Tirith Paper Castle!

This is a fun paper project that will take you a couple of hours. I have a complete download that you print up and make. It is a castle from The Lord of the Rings. Minas Tirith Paper Castle


The Parthenon

Paper Parthenon -Acropolis

Complete downloadable project, print it up and glue it together. It is the Parthenon in Greece. I also have a video showing it and showing the real Parthenon. The Paper Parthenon


Make a Paper Castle

Make a Paper and cardboard Castle

This is a fun project - I give you all the drawings and plans you need to make this castle thats ready for painting - Make a castle


Black Dragon Paper Castle

Black Dragon Paper Castle

My latest paper castle project. Nice project and a bit of a challenge because of the curved shapes. Nice metaphor of a dragon turned into a castle (Project tutorial not yet completed but coming soon . Black Dragon Paper Castle


Make a paper Neuschwanstein Castle

Make a Paper Castle (Neuschwanstein)

This is nice paper project where I give you all the plans, You print them up and put them together , Not too hard and looks great - Paper Castle


Paper Caernarvon Castle

Caernarvon Castle Paper Diorama

I bought a paper castle project, put it together, and added some scenery. A whole lot of fun for ten dollars worth of stuff. Inluded with this tutorial is a video and a stop motion animation.

Paper Castle Diorama Project


Paper Dioramas

A Dinosaur Diorama

A Unique Dinosaur Diorama

Not your typical dinosaur diorama. In this one a meteor streaks across the sky and a super volcano erupts. Nice project for learning about the extinction of dinosaurs  Make a Dinosaur Diorama Includes drawings of 6 dinosaurs and all the artwork and instructions you can print out and color.


Unique Ocean Diorama

Ocean Diorama

This is a unique little ocean diorama shaped like the porthole of a submarine and made out of a cookie tin. I have full instructions and artwork for you to print and make. Easy and fun project. A new take on the ocean diorama. Imagine looking out the porthole of your submarine and discovering Atlantis! Now you can. Ocean Diorama


A Rainforest Diorama

Rainforest Diorama

This easy project uses the concept of the 5 layers of the rainforest canopy as its building structure which is a nice way to learn about the rainforest The Rainforest Diorama


Paper Mache Diorama

How to make a paper mache diorama

Don't have the materials for a diorama? You can make one out of paper mache which is just flour and water. I show you how in this tutorial where I make a scene from the Lord of the Rings Castle Helms Deep. How to make a paper mache


Paper Games

Wizard's Quest

New Paper Game: Wizard's Quest

Downloadable Paper game. You are a wizard and you must choose from three magical paths and then defeat the dreaded Gegenhound in battle. Everything you need including a paper dice. Wizard's Quest Paper Game

Kingdom The Paper Game

Fun little paper game that you can download, print up and play. The King has been assassinated. Are you smart enough to save the Kingdom? One of ten paper games that I have. Check it out here: Kingdom - The Paper Game



Paper Game: Slay The Dragon

Paper Game: Slay The Dragon

You can download, print up and play the dungeon adventure game: Slay The Dragon Paper Game


Free paper role playing game

Free Role Playing paper based game: Enter the Labyrinth and Rescue the Princess

This is a complete game that I made. It has everything you need in one download. The game pieces, the board and the rulebook. Paper Game: Enter the Labyrinth and Rescue the Princess


Free Paper Game: Storm The Castle an adventure..

Free Paper Game
Print, make and play this adventure game.
You are a knight and you have to storm through the castle and overthrow the King! Along the adventure you run into guards, wandering beasts and more. Totally free game that you can print up, assemble and play. Including a paper dice if you don't have one. The Paper Game


Weapons and Armor

Make a Cardboard Shield

Make a Cardboard Shield for Halloween or just for fun

I have some nice tips and a tutorial on how to make a good looking cardboard shield. Make a cardboard Shield


Make a cardboard Sword

Four Cardboard Swords for Halloween

Wnat to make a safe cardboard sword or scythe for Halloween? I have a tutorial that shows you how. I make the Buster Cloud sword, a reaper scythe, a pirate cutlass and a traditional knight't sword. Easy to make and look great. Make a cardboard Sword



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