Get inspired with these Spring Paper Crafts – these are the best DIY and craft ideas for spring… featuring just paper!
Spring is in the air, which is the perfect time for making a few spring paper crafts.
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I’m hopping on the paper crafts bandwagon this season, especially when they can do double-duty as a craft and as DIY decor!
These are the perfect easy spring crafts to try this season.
A note from Aimee: This blog post first appeared on The Crazy Craft Lady in March 2017. It has since been updated to bring you the best, most current creative content.
As the weather warms up, it’s nice to have things to do that help bring in the new season. With these fun spring crafts, you can get the kids involved in a fun way.
Not to mention, paper is something you may have on hand or can easily come by. As a matter of fact, this is a great way to get rid of any paper scraps and turn them into easy crafts!
What is the best paper to use for paper crafts?
The type of paper used for paper crafts will depend on the kind of craft project you’re doing. Some ideas will call for construction paper or heavy-duty, cardstock type paper. Others may use tissue paper.
In most cases, whatever paper is needed should be found at Walmart, Amazon, or your local craft store.
Spring Paper Crafts for Adults and Kids of All Ages
I searched high and low, here are my top picks!
Spring Paper Crafts for Kids
1. Marbled Paper Easter Eggs
Source: Marbled Paper Easter Eggs by Typically Simple
Marble isn’t just for countertops! With this unique paper craft, you and your kiddos can create some marble-inspired Easter eggs. The process is both fun and easy.
2. Paper Flower Photo Bouquet
Source: Paper Flower Photo Bouquet by The Crazy Craft Lady
Create a memorable photo bouquet using paper flowers. This is a craft that can double as a sweet Mother’s Day or Father’s Day gift and cute table decor.
3. Windsocks made from Toilet Paper Rolls
Source: Windsocks made from Toilet Paper Rolls by Easy Peasy and Fun
Looking for a unique way to help your kids decorate their rooms for spring and summer? This windsock is made from materials you most likely already have on hand – toilet paper rolls and streamer paper. This is also a great idea for a birthday party craft!
4. Rainbow Craft – with Construction Paper and Cotton Balls
Source: Rainbow Craft – with Construction Paper and Cotton Balls by One Little Project
This craft is such a creative way to make rainbows with paper – and cotton balls. Whether you want to decorate a wall in your kid’s room or use it as a backdrop for a birthday party, this is the perfect craft to try!
5. Springtime Tree Craft
Source: Spring Tree Craft by Projects with Kids
Colored construction paper and brown paint are all you need to create this cute spring tree craft. This tutorial comes with a free printable to help with painting the tree.
Paper Plate Crafts
1. Paper Plate Flowers – Calla Lilly Craft
Source: Spring Flowers Made From Paper Plates by The Resourceful Mama
These paper plate lilies add the perfect spring touch to any space. The best part is they are quick, easy, and fun for kids of all ages. Give a bouquet of them as a gift or fill an empty space on your bookshelf.
2. Colorful Painted Paper Plate Vases
Source: Colorful Painted Paper Plate Vases by Kitchen Table Classroom
Turn ordinary paper plates into a cute and colorful vase with this tutorial. The watercolors will brighten up any space and make for the cutest vases ever!
3. Easter Crafts: Paper Plate Bunny Craft
Source: Paper Plate Bunny Craft by Mommy Made That
This paper plate bunny craft is the perfect kid craft activity. Whether you’re looking to decorate for a party or family get-together, this craft is easy peasy – and adorable!
4. Spring Flowers Made From Paper Plates
Source: Spring Flowers Made from Paper Plates by Made to be a Momma
Paper plates aren’t just for eating! Use them to create these spring flowers. Your kids will have a blast creating their own garden of (paper plate) flowers.
Spring Home Decor Paper Crafts for Adults
1. Hello Spring Printable Banner
Source: Hello Spring Printable Banner by Printable Circus
Welcome spring with this cute Hellow Spring printable banner. The download is free so all you’ll need to do is print on card stock paper, cut out each section, and connect them to a string or ribbon for easy hanging.
2. Spring Flowers Wreath made from Egg Cartons
Source: Spring Flowers Wreath Made From Egg Cartons by Our Potluck Family
Think again before tossing your empty egg cartons. They can be used to make an egg carton-inspired spring flowers wreath. This is a craft where you’ll want to put all hands on deck to create.
3. Tissue Paper Butterfly Art Project
Source: Tissue Paper Butterfly Art Project by It’s Always Autumn
Spring time is the perfect occasion to make butterfly crafts. Making this tissue paper butterfly is totally worth framing and even giving as a gift.
4. Paper Quilling Floral Wreath
Source: Paper Quilling Floral Wreath by Moms & Crafters
You’ve heard of floral wreaths but this paper quilled floral wreath is sure to turn a few heads. It’s easy to create and will result in a final project you’ll surely be proud of.
5. DIY Tissue Paper Tassels
Source: DIY Tissue Paper Tassels by A Crafted Passion
Tissue paper tassels make for the perfect outdoor decor, especially for birthday parties, baby showers, or even gender reveals. The best part is they don’t cost a lot of money and can easily be reused or upscaled to create something else.
6. DIY Spring Wreath
Source: DIY Spring Wreath by Blooming Homestead
Skip the traditional spring wreath by creating this paper-inspired wreath. The ombre of colors can be made using any color of your choice. The process to make it is easy and addicting.
7. Book Page Pennant Banner
Source: Book Page Pennant Banner by The Crazy Craft Lady
Refurbish an old book by using its pages to make a pennant banner. Just cut our the style you like, and striung up with twine or yarn.
8. Book Page Vintage Botanical Prints
Source: Book Page Vintage Botanical Prints by The Crazy Craft Lady
Use old book pages to print different botanicals and create decor that will surely be the topic of conversation. It’s easier than you think to print on book pages of any size. Check out this tutorial to learn how!
Paper Flower Crafts
1. Paper Doily Flowers
Source: Paper Doily Flowers by The Crazy Craft Lady
Turn doilies into cute flowers with this simple step-by-step tutorial. They’re so cute, you’ll want to use them for decorating just about any and everything.
2. Paper Roses
Source: Paper Roses by It’s Always Autumn
Making paper roses just got easier with this easy-to-follow tutorial. Once you’ve created a few, stick them into some faux moss inside a mason jar and you’re all set.
3. Pretty Pink Paper Peonies
Source: Pretty Pink Paper Peonies by Small Stuff Counts
If you like peonies, you can easily make some out of pretty pink paper. These won’t require watering and can easily be repurposed for future flower craft projects.
4. DIY Paper Flowers Tutorial
Source: DIY Paper Flowers Tutorial by Happy Happy Nester
Make your own bloom of flowers with this do-it-yourself paper flowers tutorial. Add them onto a few real sticks to create real-looking flowers on trees.
5. Paper Flower Lamp Shade
Source: Paper Flower Lamp Shade by Brooklyn Berry Designs
Turn a simple lampshade into something cute and springy with this paper flower lampshade tutorial. This is the perfect upscale for a bedroom, living room, or office.
6. Paper Flower Wall Decor
Source: Paper Flower Wall Decor by Sugar Bee Crafts
Give a plain wall and instant upscale with a burst of paper flowers. These colorful flowers can be created a number of ways.
DON’T FORGET TO PIN THESE SPRING PAPER CRAFTS FOR LATER:
MORE PAPER CRAFTS:
- Paper doilies can be used for a number of things. Some of these may shock you so if you’ve got some extra ones lying around – check out these 15 beautiful paper doily crafts!
- Refurbish your old brown paper bags by turning them into paper vases.
- Speaking of paper bags, here are some creative paper bag crafts to try.