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Upcycle old greeting cards to make fun, colorful ornaments!
Don't throw out those birthday and holiday greeting cards! With the help of a circle punch, you can mix and match colors and patterns to make fun paper ornament balls!

Posted by Andrea Arch from Holland, Michigan, United States • Published See Andrea Arch's 7 projects »
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  • How to make a bauble. Christmas Card Paper Ornament Ball - Step 1
    Step 1

    You will need 20 circles (all the same size). Have fun mixing colors and patterns!

  • How to make a bauble. Christmas Card Paper Ornament Ball - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cut out the appropriate triangle template and trace it on every circle. Use a scoring tool of the tip of an xacto knife to gently score all three sides. Fold the flaps inward.

  • How to make a bauble. Christmas Card Paper Ornament Ball - Step 3
    Step 3

    Your top and bottom pieces will be created using 5 circles each. Fill in the middle section with the remaining 10 circles.

  • How to make a bauble. Christmas Card Paper Ornament Ball - Step 4
    Step 4

    At some point, don't forget to tape one end of the string onto the inside.

  • How to make a bauble. Christmas Card Paper Ornament Ball - Step 5
    Step 5

    Decorate tree.

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