When it comes to crafts with scrapbooking paper the options are endless. We round up four of our favourite projects that will make your home look stylish – and save you some money on decor while you’re at it
+ Clean and dry some food tins then spray inside and out with a cheap can of white spray paint; let dry.
+ Cut pieces of scrapbooking paper 10.5cm x 30cm, wrap each around a tin and secure with double-sided tape.
+ Pop in some soil and a small cactus or plant and you have a cute plant pot.
+ Take 6 sheets white A4 paper and fold in half.
+ Cut out a 22cm x 30cm piece of scrapbooking paper for the cover and fold in half.
+ Place plain sheets inside cover and use a basic stitch to sew cover and sheets together along the crease.
+ Fold and press down along spine.
+ Try making different sizes, too.
+ Cut out 42 rectangles from scrapbooking paper, each 7cm x 10cm.
+ Round off one end using a small lid as a guide.
+ Take a full sheet of scrapbooking paper, fold over 4cm at one end.
+ Place 50cm length of 10mm dowel under fold and stick down paper with glue or double-sided tape to hold dowel in place.
+ Glue or tape rectangles to sheet, alternating patterns.
+ Cut some of the side pieces in half to get the best design.
+ Let dry overnight then hang using 60cm of cord, ribbon or twine.
Cards and bows
+ Save yourself some cash by making your own paper bows and greeting cards.
+ For the card, take a piece of 16cm x 22cm scrapbooking paper and fold in half.
+ Write your message inside and pop in an envelope.
+ For the bow, cut out a 6cm x 27cm strip of paper and draw on a bow template (we used a free one from Pinterest); cut and stick as per instructions.
+ Attach to gift boxes and presents with tape.
Created by: Vanessa Nouwens. Photography by: Rebekah Robinson.