Designer Series Paper Snowflakes – 3D Christmas Ornaments Video Tutorial

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When it’s time to deck the halls, you’re going to love this project. Turn a 12×12″ sheet of designer series paper into a gorgeous cut snowflake plus a quick double sided #dspcardbase greeting card.

The directions are pretty simple – but it’s easiest to see a walkthrough by video. That’s what I shared on today’s 50th Holiday Helper & LovenStamps Studio Tour video! Wow – where did the time go? 50 videos on 50 days? If you haven’t checked out my playlists, they’re available online for free:

snowflake folded cut paper ornament

3D Snowflake Ornaments: Paper Folding & Cutting Directions

Based on the photos above, here are the steps you’ll need.

  1. Start out with 6 pieces of 4″x4″ Designer Series Paper.
  2. Fold the paper in half on the diagonal.
  3. Fold again at the midpoint.
  4. Cut 3 slits at the double folded edge, going up and stopping 1/4″ short of the single fold edge. The cuts should parallel the open edges. My cuts (you’ll see in the video) are at 1/2″, 1″ and 1 1/2″. B sure the cuts go all the way through all 4 layers.
  5. Flatten paper, then alternating front and back, bring the opposite tips together and adhere in the center.
  6. To finish the snowflake, bring all folded 6 papers together in the center and adhere between two punched circles.

snowflake folded cut paper ornament

I love the way these come out! Soo pretty – decorate with rhinestones or sequins as you wish.

snowflake folded cut paper ornament

They make a terrific hanging ornament, either for your tree or as a decorative art piece. Experiment with different sized squares to begin – any size will work. And you’ll have a 4×12″ piece of designer series paper left from your original 12×12 sheet, so be sure to turn that into a #dspcardbase greeting card to match!

snowflake folded cut paper ornament

Be sure to check out the Fun Friday FIFTY on today’s video! I’ve got a Friday @ 5 pm CT giveaway to draw – a project kit to make the projects that I shared this week on Wednesday and Thursday. Leave a comment in today’s Holiday Helper video to join the drawing.

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