DIY - GEOMETRIC PAPER ORNAMENTS
Paper has so many possibilities. With just scissors, glue, tape and a little engineering, it can take any form or structure. One of my jobs as a (former) designer was to take a 2-d sketch to an actual 3-d form. It's an art form that combines math and creativity, and it challenges and fascinates me to this day.
We are absolutely obsessed with our Daydream Society Merry & Bright collection, and wanted to come up with some table decorations that complemented its wonderful and vibrant pops of colour. Although you can probably purchase brightly coloured ornaments easily, we at Party et Cie are die-hard DIYers, and we always love infusing a personal, homemade and handcrafted touch. The results create a unique and one of a kind look to your parties!
*Printer friendly cardstock sheets in the colour palette of your choice
*Glue (we love Elmer's No Wrinkle Dual Tip Glue Pen)
*Laser or InkJet Printer
Our downloadable files:
-Large Geometric Ornament Downloadable (2 pages total)
Print the templates onto the cardstock in the colours of your choice. The small sized ornament requires one sheet, and the large sized ornament requires two sheets. Cut along the cut lines, as indicated on the template sheet.
Using the ruler as a folding guide, fold along the fold lines (again as indicated on the template), folding all in the same direction.
Matching the ** from both pieces, add a strip of glue, match the edges, and secure with a piece of tape.
Continue gluing and taping each flap until you have the one side seam remaining open.
Cut a length of twine, double, and tape to the inside of the shape, just below the opening.
Using glue, and temporarily sealing with a tiny piece of tape, close up the geometric shape. Let glue dry. Place paper ornaments on your table center, or hang on your tree for a handmade and personal decor touch!
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