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.
Use a paper trimmer to cut cardstock into 1'' X 11'' strips. *Each ornament uses 6 strips of paper.
Stack paper strips
Stack strips and altrnate the colors.
Cut strips into 6'', 7'', 8'', 9'', 10'', and 11''.
Curl & glue strips
Curl each strip to form a circle. Overlap paper by 1/2'' and glue or tape each strip in place.
Cut a 20'' length of ribbon.
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.