How to Make Folded Paper Rosettes

Use this basic technique to turn scrapbooking paper, wallpaper or colored cardstock into a festive decoration.
Festive Decor for a Kid-Friendly Holiday Party

Festive Decor for a Kid-Friendly Holiday Party

Color is key when styling a kid's party. This palette of red, bright green and brown with splashes of white is a nod to traditional Christmas colors and sets a fun and festive mood.

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Materials Needed:

  • scrapbooking paper, wallpaper or colored card stock
  • scissors
  • double-sided tape
  • 2 1/2-inch round paper punch
  • hot glue gun
  • glue sticks

Print and Cut Reindeer Tags

Print and cut the circular Rudolph tags using scissors or a 2-1/2 inch round paper punch.

How to Make Folded Paper Rosettes

How to Make Folded Paper Rosettes

Print and cut the circular Rudolph tags using scissors or a 2-1/2 inch round paper punch.

Fold Paper Rosettes

Fold a 8-1/2 by 11 inch piece of paper into an accordion with 1-inch folds. Repeat twice to get three folded rectangles of paper.

Connect Folded Paper

Fold each widthways and secure with tape. Attach all 3 pieces together and secure the middle with double-sided tape.

Add Party Tag Accent

Hot glue a party tag to the center of the finished rosette.

Paper Christmas Rosette

Paper Christmas Rosette

Hot glue a party tag to the center of the finished rosette.

Hang and Enjoy

Groups of rosettes in varying sizes and colors make eye-catching party decor.

Paper Rosettes Decorations

Paper Rosettes Decorations

Create a statement table backdrop with a grouping of hand-folded paper rosettes. Simply fold 3 rectangles of scrapbook paper into an accordion, fold them in half widthwise to create a fan, and glue each fan with hot glue or double-sided tape. Finish them off with a printable Rudolph party tag in the center and attach to walls with double-sided tape. Varying the colors and size of each rosette to make your backdrop especially eye-catching.

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