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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.

Layla Palmer, The Lettered Cottage

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.

Press to Paper

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

Cut Paper

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

Tie a Knot

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

Decorate Tree

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

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