Having Fun with Crafting Paper

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Paper is in almost everyone's daily life whether he or she realizes it or not. From using paper to write letters or notes, to cardboard or paper bags. Everyone is in contact with paper every day and one should remember that there are many fun crafts that one can create with the wood product.

Of course card making is one of the many types of crafts one can partake in when using paper. Card making is a fun and fulfilling crafting project. Many different types of paper can be used while making a card, which is half of the fun. From thin sheer paper that is as light as a feather, to heavier, thicker stock paper, one can utilize almost any type of paper while making a card making. It is always an enjoyable experience to utilize the many colors, placed designs on cards, and let your creative side shine.

Crafting cutouts is another pastime that is enjoyable for people of all ages. Whether one wish to use a stenciled pre-made design or one chooses to draw up a design of their own, creating and laminating paper art is always fun activity for hobbyists of any age.

There is an old classic paper activity everyone should try at least once in their life, and that is creating a paper airplane (glider). Whether the plane/glider is as simple as a five-fold classic look or as intensive as a forty-fold, four-pieced design, the simple pleasure and excitement of watching your paper airplane take off or crash and burn (figuratively of course) is something enjoyed by anyone of any age.

An old standby that is a bit more time consuming but highly satisfying is scrapbooking. Here you can pull together a culmination of your many crafting talents and fun paper craft designs and meld them with pictures and memorial artifacts of your life or the life of a loved one. Scrapbooking is a loved hobby by many and there is countless information and types of scrapbooking that can be learned about either on the internet or with local scrapbooking groups.

There are so many options and uses with paper that it would be foolish to try and list them all. Sufficed to say, beyond its business and practical uses, paper has fun uses for just about anyone who takes the time to find their niche.

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This article was published on 2011/07/22