West Elm Coiled Paper Ornament Knock Off


Coiled magazine page project return!  These little things are so easy to make, and basically free.  I have shown you the larger cross wall art, and a small cross ornament.  A sweet friend who knows how into rolling paper I can be, pointed out these West Elm ornaments

WestElmOrnamentsI had just enough strips of folded magazine pages to make the tree and the star.  All I did was look at the example ornaments and place my round coils where they did.  For instructions on making strips and rolling coils, see this post.  I glued the round pieces together, then outlined them with strips, folding them to create the desired shapes, gluing them to the coils at the contact points.

Recycled Paper Crafts

Here is the tree before outlined:

Recycled Paper Crafts
Rolled magazine page artAnd the star:

Recycled Paper Crafts

Recycled newspaper crafts

Rolled magazine page art

I love how they turned out.  So cute, inexpensive and easy to make.  I am thinking a snowman next.  What do you think?


  1. Cheryl Atkerson says:

    So Cute!! Yes, yes, do the snowman! BTW, I received my beautiful necklace from Shabby Apple yesterday. LOVE IT!!! Thanks so much for the free give away!

  2. What a great idea! I love these!!

  3. These are so cute! Thanks for sharing!

  4. These are so unique and I love them! They are the perfect addition to a gift. I would love for you to show off your tutorial at Find Your Craft Friday!!!


  5. I have never really tried doing this but it really is a lovely look. Something to do with the children too. Thank you,

  6. Sooo creative.. I ADORE this.. :)) Really festive and F U N!!! LOVE!!!

  7. LOVE these West Elm inspired ornaments.

  8. adorable!!! I’d like to invite you to come over and join my special ornament link party… open the rest of this month.. I also have a FAB ornament giveaway you can enter. Hope you can check it out!

  9. LOVE the bird! :)

  10. These are fantastic!

  11. That is really cool. I need to try the paper rolling… these ornaments have a textile artsy look that I think is really neat:)

    Hoping over from Whipperberry
    Amanda Joy

  12. i wanted to knock these off too. i’m going to try using your instructions. love how yours turned out.

  13. These are just beautiful and bonus points for being a recycled – upcycled project! I love it for an ornament or package embellishment. Pinning!

  14. Oh my gosh, these are awesome! I’ve never tried my hand at coiled paper before, though i have thought about it. You’ve inspired me to give it a go, I’m checking out your tutorial next and for sure have to jump on your follow wagon! Thanks for sharing!
    Rinni @ Rinni’sPlayground

  15. Beautiful! This is being featured this week at Lines Across. Thanks for sharing!

  16. 😀 I am going to try to make these for Christmas presents. thank you

  17. I found these on Pinterest, I love them so much I want to feature them on my blog this week. I hope that’s ok!

  18. These are truly darling little ornaments! Great up-cycle.

  19. I love these! They’re fantastic and easily created for me and the kids this cold evening 😀 GR

  20. Clara de Assis says:

    Amei esta ideia Ecos!

  21. Hi :) I am letting you know that I featured these awesome ornaments on my blogpost today. Feel free to share it around! http://www.honeysquilling.com/a-roundup-of-paper-quilling-christmas-ornaments/


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