Spotted in the CRAFT Flickr pool: Here’s a tutorial by Maya from upstate New York for making party hats from newspaper and faux flowers! They look very festive and easy, great for a kid’s birthday party or just a summer picnic.

Becky Stern

Becky Stern

Becky Stern ( is a DIY guru and director of wearable electronics at Adafruit. She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube. Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music”) and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring”).

  • Heather Bailey

    Fantastic! Who would have thought newspaper could be so magical.