DIY PAPER TREE ORNAMENTS WITH TEMPLATE

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While the holiday season whizzes by, we’ve been busy adding to our ever-growing collection of handmade ornaments!

We’ve especially love featuring DIY Photo Ornaments which make lovely keepsakes from the kids. 

Imaginative mermaid and dinos, popsicle stick trees, and whipped glue unicorn ornaments are just a few of the festive kid-made crafts we’ve hung on our tree this year.

DIY ornaments are a fun holiday activity, but also a great way to use up simple supplies you probably already have around the house.

I had piles of decorative paper and leftover gift wrap scraps, so these darling little paper tree ornaments seemed like the perfect way to recycle some of it while keeping my little elves busy!

DIY PAPER TREE ORNAMENT – MATERIALS: 

  • Colorful cardstock or patterned papers, leftover gift wrapping paper works too!
  • Large needle or something to poke through the center of the trees
  • String
  • Straw (optional) 
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Free Printable tree template and star (download right below 

Click Here to Get Your Free Printable

INSTRUCTIONS: 

Step 1. Print out and cut out the free printable template. There are 3 sizes for the circle and a star for the top of the tree. 

Step 2. Start folding the circle in half and then keep going in half over and over again. The lines are to show you there are 16 lines. This is a good step to watch the video so make sure to scroll down below!

Step 3. Once you have folded all 3 size circles, poke a hole on top with your needle and thread a string to make the ornament loop. Tie it off at the bottom. 

Step 4. Glue your star on top and hang on the tree!

Optional: if you want your tree to stand up instead of making an ornament, you can cut a straw and make the center holes bigger and insert straw underneath the accordion circle! 

Watch the video below for the step by step:
 


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DIY PAPER TREE ORNAMENTS WITH TEMPLATE

These simple paper tree ornaments are a perfect way to recycle some wrapping scraps or old cards while keeping little elves busy!

Instructions

Step 1. Print out and cut out the free printable template. There are 3 sizes for the circle and a star for the top of the tree. 

Step 2. Start folding the circle in half and then keep going in half over and over again. The lines are to show you there are 16 lines. This is a good step to watch the video so make sure to scroll down below!

Step 3. Once you have folded all 3 size circles, poke a hole on top with your needle and thread a string to make the ornament loop. Tie it off at the bottom. 

Step 4. Glue your star on top and hang on the tree!

Optional: if you want your tree to stand up instead of making an ornament, you can cut a straw and make the center holes bigger and insert straw underneath the accordion circle! 


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