Paper Strip Ornament

Paper Strip Ornament

What You'll Need:

Red Cardstock
Green Cardstock
Red Thin Ribbon
Green Thin Ribbon
Paper Trimmer
Scissors
Glue or Tape

Courtesy of Darice®
Difficulty Level: Beginner
Appoximate Time: 15 Minutes

How to Make a Paper Strip Ornament


This Paper Strip Ornament is a simple, yet festive decoration for your Christmas tree this season! Just measure and cut the cardstock, glue the paper strips together and add a ribbon for hanging. In a few, easy steps you can have a new handmade ornament.
 
  • 1 Cut cardstock

    Use a paper trimmer to cut cardstock into 1'' X 11'' strips. *Each ornament uses 6 strips of paper. 

  • 2 Stack paper strips

    Stack strips and altrnate the colors.

  • 3 Cut strips

    Cut strips into 6'', 7'', 8'', 9'', 10'', and 11''.

  • 4 Curl & glue strips

    Curl each strip to form a circle. Overlap paper by 1/2'' and glue or tape each strip in place.

  • 5 Cut ribbon

    Cut a 20'' length of ribbon.

  • 6 Stack paper & tie ribbon

    Stack the 6 circles inside each other. Slide the ribbon through the center circle and tie into a knot to secure. Bring ribbon ends together and knot again leaving a 1'' tail.