How to Make Cookie-Cutter Christmas Ornaments

Looking for an easy way to trim the tree? Create beautiful handmade Christmas ornaments out of metal cookie cutters and pretty paper.

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Materials Needed:

  • hot glue gun and glue sticks
  • metal cookie cutters
  • decorative scrapbook paper
  • embroidery thread, thin ribbon or twine
  • utility knife
  • scissors

Apply Glue

Apply a few small dabs of hot glue around the edge of a metal cookie cutter.

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Gluing Cookie Cutter to Decorative Paper

Press to Paper

Quickly press the glue-covered edge of the cookie cutter to the decorative side of a piece of scrapbook paper.

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Pressing Cookie Cutter to Decorative Paper

Cut Paper

Use an X-Acto knife to cut around the outside edge of the cookie cutter.

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Cut Out Decorative Paper For Ornament Back

Tie a Knot

Make a small loop out of a short piece of thread, ribbon or twine.

Ribbon Loop Creates Hanger for Ornament

Attaching Ribbon to Cookie Cutter Ornament

Decorate Tree

Hang the ornaments on the tree, and step back to admire your work.

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