11 Paper Projects for Summer!

School’s over! Summer! Exciting! No? Worried about keeping little hands less-than-idle? How about some good, old-fashioned paper projects? We put together a little list of our favorites.

Learn how to make:

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Flowers (or bows)

Super easy and fun for a gift, on a message board, to decorate a wall, or on some sticks as a little bouquet.

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Heart Garland

This sweet garland is so pretty hanging above a threshold or even, if you’re not worried about rain, decorating a space outside for a party!

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Stars

We love the idea of making a bunch of these and grouping them together to hang above a table or in a corner of a room.

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Gnome Hat + Beard

Well…this one is a classic. Get ready for Nordic Fest!

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Super Fly Airplane

What’s better on a summer day than a paper airplane race? Try this one against your favorite pattern and let us know who wins!

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Pinwheel

Windy day? Pinwheeeeeeeeeel!!

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Bird

Putting a bird on it is so 2000s, but we still love this little guy. Super easy and fun to make!

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Lantern

Obviously, we’re into the summer parties. It doesn’t have to be an Asian theme to have paper lanterns. Hang these with your Christmas lights strung throughout for a pretty and fun little scene.

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Origami Crane

Always wanted to learn how to fold an origami crane? Here’s a step-by-step tutorial!

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Fortune Teller

Check out this printable to find out your future!

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Unicorn Pinata

This is, as we’ve said before, our most EPIC PAPER PROJECT EVER! It takes a few days, but the finished product is pretty amazing. If you do decide to make this lovely unicorn, PLEASE let us know – we’d love to see pics at facebook.com/iloveinspired!

Happy Summer! Enjoy!

XO,
Inspire(d)

 

 

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