Guest Post: Paper Ball Ornament

Make a #DIY paper ball #Christmas ornament @savedbyloves

Irina from Irina’s Cute Box is back today to share another great project.  Paper ornaments like this are so fun to make and super inexpensive.  I love the festivity and uniqueness they bring to holiday decor.  Irina made hers large, for a table accent instead of Christmas tree ornament size.  The silver holographic paper she chose is just my kind of glitzy, sparkly awesomeness.

How to make a Christmas paper ball ornament

Hello SBLC readers!  I am excited to share this paper ball ornaments from my childhood with you today.  It was a fun project in kindergarten when we made them out of old post cards.  I don’t have any post cards to recycle, so I simply got in Michaels scrapbooking heavy paper with holographic finish.
This ball actually not a Christmas tree ornament, unless you have a really tall Christmas tree.   I simply used it as a home decoration.

Supplies:

First, you need flower templates. You can download them there in JPG file. Print the page and cut off one or all flowers. This particular home decoration ball was made using template 1 (the big one).

How to make a paper ball ornament

You’ll need 12 flowers. Make slots along the dashed lines.

How to make a paper ball ornament
How to make a paper ball ornament

Use the slits to join flower petals together. Keep adding more flowers. So all petals will be connected tho the neighbors.

How to make a paper ball ornament
How to make a paper ball ornament

First six flowers connected will look like a bowl :)

How to make a paper ball ornament

Keep adding flowers until the ornament will be a ball shaped.

How to make a paper ball ornament

And… your Christmas home decoration is ready!  Place it on a table or book shelf… or any other place. Add a garland or other decorations.

Happy Holidays to everyone!

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