Reuse, recycle--old maps become a heart garland - or magazines, catalogs, books!
paper heart garland tutorial.
DIY Instagram coasters
origami stars tutorial
This is a cool site that let's you type in your own words and produce this on the spot.
can do with wood and scrapbook paper
Use old maps, newspaper, or wrapping paper to create a basket.
This is the picture, but the video tutorial is at: http://www.happyfolding.com/instructions-sprung-carambola. A 6" square (cut to a pentagon) makes a 2.75" flower. Tried this on copy paper made into a square, and paper didn't seem to be stiff enough to hold the center star sink or for the points on the bottom of the flower to fold in together.
Pattern: oval cotton storage bins
Socktopuses: Take a sock, stuff with fabric or plastic bags. Sew shut. Cut bottom of sock into legs. Ta-Da.
So cute and simple! Fireflies out of plastic easter eggs and flameless LED tealights!