December 3

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Take any shape and turn them into these ornaments. I’ve included a template with a few basic shapes so you can print out and trace as well!

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For a circle, I just used the ribbon spool I had.

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I tried to be crafty with this one so I put a little ornament topper on there. Make your first shape and use as a template if you are creating your own shape like this.

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Trace 10 shapes on a sheet of paper.

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Cut out.

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Fold in half. For this shape, I folded just the first one to make a guideline.

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Stack together. As you can see, the pen ink is really noticeable. Try using pencil lightly so it doesn’t show up too dark.

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For this shape, I decided to sew. But you can fold and glue the sides as well. (see below)

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To glue, fold each section, glue one half and place another folded piece onto the glued section.

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Fold each section up.

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And you’re done! Hold up and admire!

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25 Days of Christmas

Paper Ornaments Edition!

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My husband and I recently sold our condo in Vermont and moved down to North Carolina! An opportunity came very quickly so we ended up renting for a year while we get adjusted to a new location and can house hunt at our leisure.

Most of our things are in storage. Pretty much everything but the necessities – including ALL of the Christmas stuff. Sigh. We found our tiny tree in the front of the storage unit soooo I convinced Ryan to put up a small tree. I stared at a naked tree until I though of something – paper ornaments! We have a half a ream of copy paper, my glue gun and the internet. Perfect!

Come along with me in my journey of filling a tree with only paper ornaments!