One dozen pretty paper ornaments you can make

Ornament week continues on Crafts ‘n Coffee, and today we have a dozen different ornaments you can make with paper. Who doesn’t love paper? It’s inexpensive, easy to use, and sold everywhere; and did I mention the endless selection? From soft & sweet pastels to punchy polka dots, I hope you’ll find a Christmas ornament in today’s line up that you just have to make. Also, don’t forget to watch our video “5 Christmas Ornaments in 5 Minutes” for even more ideas.

Tutorials for one dozen of the prettiest paper ornaments you can make.

Step-by-step instructions for each of these ornaments are available on Just click on the photo and you’ll be whisked away to the tutorial.

make paper ornaments

Kathleen George chose a metallic silver cardstock to add a little bling to these Sparkling Paper Strip Ornaments.

Vintage Ornaments

Is vintage your Christmas style? Then you’ll want to make these sweet Vintage Ruffled Star Ornaments designed by Rebekah Meier.

Paper Christmas Ornaments

Patty Schaffer used her paper punch to make our Red & White Paper Punch Ornament. It’s easy to work on this one during your TV time.

make snowflake ornaments

Remember cutting out snowflakes? Make them in miniature for our Snowflake Ornaments.


Make an Around-the-World-Map Ornament for the world traveller on your list.


Decoupage sheet music for your favorite Christmas Carols on a foam ball to make the Christmas Carol Ornament. Easy enough for the kids to make, too.

music sheet ornaments

Glittery Star Song Ornaments made by Rebekah Meier will make your tree sing!

How to make vintage ornaments

Sparkling tinsel and vintage papers add old world charm to the Sparkling Vintage Cube Ornament (right). Ric rac and retro papers are used on the second cube.

DIY Christmas ornaments

The Paper Cube Ornaments look like mini packages. We went with brights, but you could “wrap your gifts” in pastel papers or even solids.

Make your own Christmas ornaments

You won’t miss the Polka Dot Punch Ornaments hanging on your tree. Or, pile a bunch in a glass bowl for a colorful display.

Make paper wedding bells

Christmas bells were never this pretty! Our Opulent Wedding Bells Ornaments would make a very special “first Christmas” gift for newlyweds.

Golden Ornament Christmas Card

O.K., this one isn’t exactly an ornament . . . but our beautiful Golden Ornament Card is definitely a keepsake. A half-ball of STYROFOAM Brand Foam is decorated to look like an ornament and makes the card a standout.

There’s more to come tomorrow – see you then!

Happy Christmas crafting!


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14 Responses to One dozen pretty paper ornaments you can make

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  3. anneke says:

    anneke zegt ,wat een mooie ornamenten

  4. Edith says:


  5. Bev says:

    I ♥ the vintage ornaments…so, so beautiful. Thank you for sharing. All of them are pretty.

  6. Rebecca says:

    They all look so fun! Now which one to try first…..hmmmm……??!
    Thanks for sharing your great ideas!!

  7. Lisa Malachinski says:

    Love the vintage star one. They are all so neat. I’ve added more to must try list. When school is on vacation my kids will get to try these. Thanks for all the great inspirations.


  8. Katiria says:

    The one with the Flower punch in white and red is my favorite

  9. Karen Whitney says:

    Love all of them, but my favorites are the silver bells ornament and the star song ornaments…so pretty!

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