Introduction: Paper Snowflake Wreath

This is instructions to make a paper snowflake wreath. You can also use decorative paper and 8 X 8 inch squares to make smaller versions. Have fun!

Step 1: Fold Paper

Take your 8 1/2 X 11 paper and fold part of it into a triangle, leaving a long strip.

Step 2: Cut Excess Paper

Step 3: You Should Have a Triangle

You will need 6 of these.

Step 4: Fold Your Triangle in Half

Step 5: Mark Paper in Five Sections

3 cm apart. Use side that has two separate sides.

Step 6: Cut Paper at an Angle at Each Mark

Do not cut all the way through. Leave about 1 cm uncut.

Step 7: Your Cuts Should Look Like This

Step 8: Open Your Paper Up

It should look like this and you should have 6 of these.

Step 9: Fold Sides Into a Tube

Tape together.

Step 10: Turn Over

Repeat folding sides together into a tube and taping. Remember to keep turning your paper over.

Step 11: Once You Have Completed All Six Papers

Gather them together at the tips and glue dot or staple together.

Step 12: Take Each Side

And glue dot or staple each side together.

Step 13: Go All the Way Around Doing Each Side

Punch a hole at the top and add ribbon to make a loop for hanging.

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Wklehm made it! (author)2016-12-14

It was super fun to make for gift to give that is easy to make and virtually free.

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Jdanyelle83 made it! (author)2016-12-11

Yay!! I didnt think i was going to pull it off but i did ??now 5 more to go...

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RustleL (author)2016-02-03

This is so cool...
I've screenshot it because when I have forget it....
Love this craft so much ♡♡♡

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CeciliaV6 (author)RustleL2016-02-04

Thanks RustleL. Really glad you enjoyed making this.

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caderbug (author)2015-12-19

that is cool i tried to do that yesterday and i did it wrong

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actualerenyeager (author)2015-12-09

It turned out beautiful! I made it and my mother loves it! Thank you!

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So nice to hear actualerenyeager.

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silverplato11 (author)2015-12-12

Thank you it looks awesome

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CeciliaV6 (author)silverplato112015-12-13

So glad you tried it and like it silverplato11.

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smaclean2 made it! (author)2015-12-11

I made a few of these, one big one for my door, and small ones for my windows.
TIP: I painted one side of the paper, gives it a neat look

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CeciliaV6 (author)smaclean22015-12-13

Great tip. Thanks smaclean2.

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Kimberlyisexton (author)2015-12-06

I made it. Did this as a kid, I had forgotton how - THANKS!

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Your welcome Kimberlyisexton. Glad it brought back some good memories.

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808Wyatt (author)2015-12-05

Nice and pretty easy

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CeciliaV6 (author)808Wyatt2015-12-07

Thanks 808Wyatt

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Robots-training (author)2015-12-05

I already know how to do this. ??

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DIY Hacks and How Tos (author)2015-11-26

Nice paper craft decorations

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Thanks DIY Hacks and How Tos!

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Jessica Laufeyson (author)2015-11-27

I love this, and it is so simple. I will definitely be making this in the near future!

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Thanks Jessica. It is really inexpensive which is why I posted it.

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jenniferdouglas (author)2015-11-28

Lovely! Thank you - I'm having a go right now and it's coming along nicely.

A fun project for 6 people at Xmas :)

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Jenniferdouglas you are right, much more enjoyable with a bunch a people. Never thought about inviting friends over to do it. Great idea!

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littlebittyfishy (author)2015-11-28

What a cool idea! I can't wait to try this. A lot of visual impact from a very simple craft.

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Thanks littlebittyfishy. We work at a library and are always trying to find the nicest crafts done inexpensively for our customers.

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IvonneC made it! (author)2015-11-29

This thing went really well!

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CeciliaV6 (author)IvonneC2015-12-02

Thanks for making this. We have also done a smaller version of this with scrapbook paper cut into 4's and 2 cm slits apart for decorations for Christmas trees.

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embecca (author)2015-12-01

this is the most complex snowflake I have ever seen!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!10/10 ;)

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CeciliaV6 (author)embecca2015-12-02

Thanks Embecca. We do these and hang them up on the office doors. It is a really cheap and nice way to decorate for winter. Glad you enjoyed it!

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