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Card Stock Christmas Ornaments

These scallop-edged card stock ornaments are a quick and inexpensive way to add a colorful touch to your Christmas tree.

Layla Palmer, The Lettered Cottage
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Materials Needed:

  • assorted patterned card stock
  • large, scallop-edge circle punch
  • repositionable adhesive dots or double-sided tape
  • sewing needle and thin twine
  • craft pearls or decorative beads

Select Then Punch Paper

Choose a variety of decorative, patterned card stock. Use a large, scallop-edge paper punch to cut seven circles out of different patterns of card stock.

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Fold Paper

Fold all seven paper circles in half, decorative side in.

How to Create Cardstock Ornaments

Adhere Circles

Use repositionable adhesive dots or double-sided tape to adhere all but one of the circles together, wrong side to wrong side.

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Thread Pearl and Knot Twine

Use a sewing needle to thread a 8"-10" piece of thin twine through a craft pearl or decorative bead. Create a triple knot below the craft pearl or decorative bead to secure it.

  • Attach Thread to Cardstock Ornament
  • Thread for Christmas Ornament

Apply Adhesive

Apply a line of adhesive dots or double-sided tape along the seam of the last folded circle.

Cardstock Ornaments

Attach Twine

Position the pearl or bead at the bottom edge of the scalloped circle and create a loop with the rest of the twine. Push down on the twine so that it sticks to the adhesive or double-sided tape.

Cardstock Christmas Ornament

Glue Circles Together to Create Ornament

Apply more adhesive dots or double-sided tape to the half circles on the left and right side of the twine. Stick the last two half-circles together to secure the twine then glue all seven circles together, wrong side to wrong side, and hang completed ornament on a tree using the loop at the top.

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