How To Make Trees (or Christmas Trees) Out Of Paperback Books

    This project is quite easy to do, once you get the knack of the folding, it’s just a matter of repeating the process. It is also cheap, as second-hand paperback books don’t cost much; the books I used were discarded from my local library. It was nice to be recycling, or up-cycling, these […]

How to make a Tissue Paper Pom-Pom

    I thought tissue paper pom-poms looked complicated to construct until I tried making them and found that they are surprisingly easy and quick to make. They look really effective strung together in a bunch, and can transform a room for a party, such as engagement parties and weddings. You can colour theme the […]

5-Pointed Origami Star Gift-Tags or Decorations with Christmas Washi Tape

    I love working with washi tape and found a great use for my Christmas-themed tapes by adding them to plain white paper origami stars. I decorated the stars with a variety of bold patterns and in a colour theme of red, green, and white. I played around with this idea for washi tape […]

Christmas-Themed 5-Pointed Origami Stars

    I really love the look of the 5-pointed origami star and I have made these so many times I can make these with no instructions at all.  The base shape to start with is a pentagon, which is folded and unfolded many times to create the final star – follow the links for […]

How to Make a Silver and White Paper Christmas Wreath

  This paper Christmas Wreath is made out of many many strips of white and silver paper. Every fifth piece of paper I threaded on was a silver one, and the red ribbon has bendy wire encased in the edgings, to help the bow keep its shape. Making this wreath was very time consuming but […]