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I know, it’s not even Thanksgiving yet and we’re talking ornaments already. If you want to get a head start on your holiday decorating this year, ornaments are a pretty way to fill the house with bright holiday cheer. I love paper ornaments because they’re simple to make and show off bold and vibrant shapes and designs, whether you hang them up on a tree or around the home. Take a look at these pretty paper ornaments you can make with the kids this holiday season.

Paper Flower Ornaments (via Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom)
Get crafty with the kids this year with these mod and fun looking flower ornaments that can easily be made using a hole punch.

Modern Paper Ornaments (via Willowday)
These chic paper ornaments can be made in any size you like. Not only do they make festive ornaments, but they also double as great looking garlands or gift wrap toppers.

Paper Angels (via The Craft Train)
A free template included makes it easy to craft these sweet and colorful mini angels to brighten up your tree.

Star and Circle Ornaments (via Picklebums)
Create these gorgeous star and circle paper ornaments with a template of fun designs included. I love the pretty bead details on these that make them sparkle.

Painted Origami Star Ornaments (via hello, Wonderful)
Add your kids’ art to these simple paper origami star ornaments to make them colorful.

Scalloped Ornaments (via A Bubbly Life)
Stray from traditional primary red and green Christmas colors and make these easy tissue paper balls in pretty pastel shades.

Holiday Card Paper Ornaments (via Maker Mama)
Not sure what to do with all those past holiday cards? Re-purpose them into colorful paper ball ornaments. I love the sentimental value in these and also that no two will be the same!

Printable Gift Tag Ornaments (via Wild Olive)
Give someone a handmade ornament along with their gift with these adorable free printable tags.

Ornament Wall Decals (via hello! Lucky)
If you don’t have a tree (or just want to sprinkle extra holiday cheer around), try these easy colorful ornament decals that stick on the walls.

3D Paper Ornaments (via How About Orange)
Learn how to make these intricate and impressive 3D ornaments in bright colored paper with a handy template to follow.

For more ideas, take a look at these creative ornaments kids can make. Or check out all our holiday ideas here.