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.
Small Rustic Christmas Tree Centerpiece and Cookie Cutter Ornaments

Rustic Tabletop Christmas Tree With Cookie Cutter Ornaments

This darling tiny tree fits perfectly on a tabletop display. Cookie cutters in dove, angel and bell shapes adorn the tree, while a small wood star is positioned at the top. A wood basket conceals the base of the tree and provides a sturdy base for easy decorating.

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.

Hot Glue Gun Dabs Glue Around Edge of Copper Cookie Cutter

Gluing Cookie Cutter to Decorative Paper

Apply hot glue around the edge of the cookie cutter before adhering it to the 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.

Glue Metal Cookie Cutter to Music Sheet Paper

Pressing Cookie Cutter to Decorative Paper

The copper cookie cutter is adhered to the decorative paper with hot glue.

Cut Paper

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

Copper Cookie Cutter With Decorative Paper

Cut Out Decorative Paper For Ornament Back

An X-Acto knife cuts around the outside edge of the cookie cutter for a crisp, clean edge.

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

Create a loop out of small ribbon, twine or wire and adhere to the back to create a cute hanging ornament.

Decorate Tree

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

Tree Decorated With Metal Cookie Cutter Ornaments

Holiday Cookie Cutter Ornaments

Creative ornaments are crafted from metal cookie cutters and decorative paper to create a festive holiday tree.

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