All craft fans know that you can create many beautiful things with paper. If you want to decorate your home festively especially at Christmas, you will find 10 great DIY ideas for an attractive and individual Christmas decoration made of paper. Quickly folded, glued or cut out, your own crafts will make the Christmas season even more beautiful.
Craft Christmas decorations out of paper – DIY snowflake
Beautiful winter decoration for your home you can create with paper snowflakes. Whether as a decoration for the Christmas tree or as a window decoration, the paper snowflakes are a real eye-catcher. Get the necessary craft materials and choose the shape of your snowflakes. Watch the video to see the different folding and scissor-cutting techniques you can use to make a charming and festive paper Christmas decoration.
For the homemade paper snowflake you will need the following materials:
Craft Christmas decorations from paper -fir tree made of paper and wooden skewer
For our next DIY project, you will need the following materials:
To make them, first cut out the paper into rectangles and squares. The size of each additional figure should be slightly smaller than the previous one.
Now you can put the cut out figures on the skewer. Start with the largest one.
Fill the jar with chestnuts and stick the wooden skewer in the middle.
Craft angel wings out of paper
Lay the clay card in front of you and draw the outline of the angel wings on it. Then cut them out.
Glue some feathers on it. Tie a string or cord through the middle of the wings and make a loop for hanging.
Fold angel out of paper
For the cute little paper angel you will need the following:
To make the cute paper angel, you first need to fold the entire sheet of paper into a harmonica.
Then cut the sheet lengthwise through the middle.
From the two elongated parts, create the wings by folding one third of the harmonica outward.
Roll the paper strip tightly and glue it between both wings.
Finally, thread a thin ribbon or bow through the paper roll.
Craft garland for Christmas
Quilling paper strips (various colors).
First, glue the two quilling paper strips together and fold them as shown in the video.
Now glue the two ends of the paper figure together.
Thread the twine through the created figurines.
Making stars out of paper
If you are about to create Christmas decorations out of paper, you just can’t pass by the beautiful stars.
Yellow clay cardboard
Fold the clay cardboard into a harmonica.
Fold the harmonica through the center and cut the corners.
Tie a ribbon through the center.
Now glue the free-standing sides together to make a star.
Make a hole with the needle and thread the string.
Craft Christmas tree ball
Paper (different colors)
Using the bow compass, draw 30 circles of the same size and cut them out.
Fold the circles through the center and glue them together as shown in the picture.
Make a hole in the paper with the needle and thread the string.
Make decorative fir tree from paper and toothpick
Green clay cardboard
Using the bow compass, draw circles of different diameters on the clay cardboard and cut them out.
Thread them on the toothpick and the cute decorative Christmas trees are ready.
DIY ideas for Christmas decorations made of paper – Christmas star crafts
3 pieces of red clay cardboard with different sizes
Hot glue gun
Here’s how to make the beautiful poinsettia:
Fold the sheets of clay cardboard into squares and then into triangles.
To make the typical poinsettia leaf shape, draw an arc on the triangle and cut along the line. Repeat the same process with the rest of the clay cardstock.
Now punch holes in the three “flowers” and thread the cord. Finally, attach the glitter stones.
Make a Christmas wreath out of paper
For the Christmas wreath you need the following materials:
Hot glue gun
First, draw a circle with the bow compass. This will be the base for your Christmas wreath.
Now you need to twist the white paper into funnels. Fold the sheet of paper through the middle and divide it into two using the ruler. Shape into funnels and glue the edges.
Glue the paper funnels in a circle on the base. Make a second row and attach the funnels with the hot glue gun.
Glue the pine cone in the center.
Finally, apply craft glue to the edge of the funnel and sprinkle glitter over it.