How to Make a Snowflake Curtain

Deck the windows with strands of snowflakes. They're inexpensive, easy to make and add the perfect dose of seasonal flair to even the smallest windows.
Snowflake Curtain for Christmas

Snowflake Curtain for Christmas

Even if it isn't a white Christmas outside, you can still enjoy a few falling flakes indoors. This snowflake curtain is so easy to make, but it turns even the smallest windows into a winter wonderland.

Materials Needed:

  • several sheets of plain white copy paper
  • computer and printer
  • one heavy book
  • scissors
  • 8 lb. fishing line
  • transparent tape

Print Snowflakes

Search the Internet for free snowflake templates, and print out several different sizes.

Snowflake Curtain Templates

Snowflake Curtain Templates

Search the Internet for free snowflake templates, and print out several different sizes. These templates printed on paper feature snowflake patterns.

Cut Snowflakes

Use scissors to cut around the outside border of each snowflake.

Cutting Out Snowflake Templates

Cutting Out Snowflake Templates

Use scissors to cut around the outside border of each snowflake. These snowflake pattern templates printed on paper are cut out with scissors.

Fold Snowflakes

Fold each snowflake along the specified lines.

Folding Snowflake Curtain Templates

Folding Snowflake Curtain Templates

These snowflake pattern templates printed on paper are folded. Fold each snowflake along the specified lines.

Cut Snowflakes

Use scissors to cut out the shaded parts of each snowflake.

Cutting Snowflake Curtain Templates

Cutting Snowflake Curtain Templates

These snowflake templates printed on paper are cut with scissors. Use scissors to cut out the shaded parts of each snowflake.

Flatten Snowflakes

Place each of the snowflakes between various pages of a very heavy book to flatten out all of the folds.

Flattening Paper Snowflakes

Flattening Paper Snowflakes

Place each of the snowflakes between various pages of a very heavy book to flatten out all of the folds.

Attach Snowflakes

Use small pieces of transparent tape to attach each of the snowflakes, at various heights, to several lengths of 8 lb. fishing line. Helpful hint: Measure the distance between the inside top of the window frame and the inside bottom of the window frame to determine the correct length of fishing line.

Making a Snowflake Curtain

Making a Snowflake Curtain

This paper snowflake is attached to fishing line with tape. Use small pieces of transparent tape to attach each of the snowflakes, at various heights, to several lengths of 8 lb. fishing line. Helpful hint: Measure the distance between the inside top of the window frame and the inside bottom of the window frame to determine the correct length of fishing line.

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