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Make a crafty tree-topper!
We couldn't resist making a scissors star for the top of our tree at CO+K.

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1143 projects »
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  • How to make  a Christmas tree topper. CO+K Scissors Tree Topper - Step 1
    Step 1

    Start by tracing around the CO+K scissors logo on to paper, using a computer in the background as a lightbox (it's a nifty technique which works really well) and then cut this out as your template.

  • How to make  a Christmas tree topper. CO+K Scissors Tree Topper - Step 2
    Step 2

    Use small dots of blu-tack to stick the template underneath a sheet of frosted plastic. You can find plastic sheets like this in stationery stores such as Paperchase.

  • How to make  a Christmas tree topper. CO+K Scissors Tree Topper - Step 3
    Step 3

    Cut around the template, using a pair of heavy duty scissors.

  • How to make  a Christmas tree topper. CO+K Scissors Tree Topper - Step 4
    Step 4

    Stick your plastic scissors underneath a new sheet of plastic and use this as the template to cut your second pair.

  • How to make  a Christmas tree topper. CO+K Scissors Tree Topper - Step 5
    Step 5

    You should now have two pairs of plastic scissors.

  • How to make  a Christmas tree topper. CO+K Scissors Tree Topper - Step 6
    Step 6

    Cut long strips of thick black card measuring 2" wide.

  • How to make  a Christmas tree topper. CO+K Scissors Tree Topper - Step 7
    Step 7

    Bend the black card around the scissors, scoring along the folds.

  • How to make  a Christmas tree topper. CO+K Scissors Tree Topper - Step 8
    Step 8

    Use a hot glue gun to stick the black card around the outside of the scissors. Don't worry if it looks messy, you can pick excess glue off when you're finished.

  • How to make  a Christmas tree topper. CO+K Scissors Tree Topper - Step 9
    Step 9

    Continue around the outside until your finished and then stick card around the inside of the finger holes.

  • How to make  a Christmas tree topper. CO+K Scissors Tree Topper - Step 10
    Step 10

    Cut a small rectangle out of the bottom of the scissors with a cutting knife.

  • How to make  a Christmas tree topper. CO+K Scissors Tree Topper - Step 11
    Step 11

    Slip some fairy light inside the scissors and place on top of your tree!

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Tom
Tom · London, GB · 50 projects
Looks great!
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Munnazah C.
Munnazah C. · Newcastle upon Tyne, England, GB · 7 projects
That really makes the tree unique and personalized! Happy
Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1427 projects
Aww thank you!
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Steph.
Steph. · Reading, England, GB · 212 projects
Haha, that's so cool Happy
Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1427 projects
Thanks! Your profile photo is so cute.
Steph.
Steph. · Reading, England, GB · 212 projects
Awh, thanks Happy Happy Christmas! xx
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Thera Joyce
Thera Joyce · Chandler, Arizona, US · 57 projects
AHHHH! SO CUTE! Happy
Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1427 projects
Thanks missy x
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Flo Di
Flo Di · 7 projects
That is so cute!!
Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1427 projects
Aww thanks x
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