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Paper Ornaments

I’m officially on Christmas mode. It’s all I can think of now that Thanksgiving has passed. Of course that means I have a million Christmas craft projects running through my head and just not enough time to do. Please tell me I’m not the only one that stays up in bed thinking of ideas, hoping you’ll remember them come morning?
One of my recent late night ideas consisted of ways to gift wrap. I kept thinking of these paper medallions so I made a bunch of them to hang as ornaments. My plan is to eventually use them for gifts with the persons initial in the center. 
To make these cut your paper into strips 1.5in wide
 Fold every half or quarter inches accordion style. The blue one above is folded every 1/2in, the sheet music one if folded every 1/4in.
 Glue the ends together, press down, and glue the center together with hot glue. You may need to hold it in place for a minute or two while the glue hardens.
Glue on a circle, tie some string onto it, and you’re done! 
Instead of using bows you could add these to your wrapped gift. Simple and so many options available. 
Thanks for stopping by, have a fabulous day!
Linking up at tcb and the parties listed on my link party page

Comments

  1. Catherine and clan (aka catnz) says:

    What a great idea and so simple. Just wondering if you used something that was pre-cut to go in the middle or did you create that too? Thanks, C

  2. This is gorgeous! Thanks for sharing

  3. Andrea @ Sew Divertimento says:

    These are beautiful!!! Thanks for the great idea!

    http://www.sewdivertimento.blogspot.com

  4. Cute idea! Thank you for sharing
    Karah @ thespacebetweenblog

  5. Artsy VaVa says:

    I love these sweet paper ornaments!

  6. Amanda K @ Every Creative Endeavor says:

    I love rosettes and your turned out so cute! Thank you for linking up!

  7. Kerryanne English says:

    They look great Crystal.

    I'd love for you to share this project on Inspiration Friday at Simply Christmas http://shabbyartboutique.blogspot.com/2011/12/inspiration-friday.html

  8. This is are so simple, but so beautiful. I really like the mix of papers you used.

  9. Love this idea, simple but effective and multi purpose :)

  10. Nike@ChooseToThrive says:

    Beautiful! I love the music note paper!

  11. Great idea!

  12. South Bay Studio says:

    Greaat idea and it looks simple enough even for me. I have lots of scrapbooking paper. Kathi

  13. Etcetorize says:

    So pretty! I have a DIY ornament challenge going on this week over at Etcetorize and you can link up your projects to my linky party starting tonight. Would love for you to share this: http://etcetorize.blogspot.com ~

  14. I love these paper ornaments! Just wanted to let you know that I featured your ornaments on Sew Woodsy today!

  15. concretenprimroses says:

    Very pretty!
    Kathy

  16. MAGICO DANDELION (LA MAGIA DE CREAR) says:

    Very beautiful your blog many congratulations for your work I leave an embrace of friendship you

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