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Amazing and Easy Christmas Craft Paper Ideas

The holidays are here and while they can be expensive, decorating doesn’t have to break the bank! Using paper is an inexpensive ways to decorate with clots of color and fun for the holidays with Christmas paper crafts! With a little bit of creativity you can turn ordinary supplies into something amazing for your holiday decor! I have some unique,fun and merry Amazing and Easy Christmas Craft Paper Ideas for you for the holiday season!

Crepe paper fringe trees

This star garland by The Handmade Home has the perfect touch of winter starriness. I love that it’s so simple, but it can be kept up all the way through the new year. For more color, substitute gold paper with a vintage Christmas card or two.

star galand by the handmade home


Different size paper bag snowflakes made from brown kraft bags on a wall

Paper bag snowflakes and stars are always a fun decor idea! Made with lunch bags or grocery bags, this paper craft has a vintage feel and makes fun Christmas decor. Check out the tutorial here.

Merry and Bright diy-holiday-wall-art-decorations by paper and stitch

Merry and bright script lettering made out of colorful paper on the wall in two different blue colors adds a fun and festive touch above the couch on a blank spot on the wall by Paper & Stitch. And for fun paper cuts, check out this amazing amazing paper cut that means Merry Christmas in French!

JoyeuxNoel amazing paper cut

Use fringing scissors and scrapbook paper or crepe paper to make a fun set of fringed paper Christmas trees. You can even use recycled paper for a more Eco-friendly craft.

Recycled paper fringe trees

Mistletoe and Holly are always the perfect addition to holiday decor!  This paper holly swag project by In My Own Style Is full of vintage Christmas and paper crafting goodness! She has all of the templates you need and printable with the tutorial.

Paper holly and mistletoe garland with ornaments in a swag on a hutch

If you are a fan of gingerbread houses, see how to make this fun garland with a free gingerbread printable. They can also be used to make paper ornaments when hung by a ribbon on the tree or thread. Add a little glitter with a glue stick to make the snowy edges sparkle.

Free gingerbread printable house garland

Paper snowflakes are always a winner at the holidays. Use a snowflake paper punch and pine-themed pip cleaners to create fun mini-wreaths with left over Christmas wrapping paper or Christmas cards. These are also perfect to use as present and gift toppers! See how to make those here.

Punched out snowflakes for a mini wreath

Save those paper towel and toilet paper rolls to make a fun and pretty paper rolled style garland. These  and a pair of scissors and some hot glue can be used to make DIY Christmas decorations like garlands, stars and Christmas tree ornaments to deck your halls inspired by the art of paper quilling.

Paper toilet paper roll garland and star

Christmas bells are always classic! Grab this free printable and use your printer to make your own Christmas magic! These can be used as a garland, gift tags, or present toppers.

Paper bell tassle garland with Printable tassels


Use this free printable template to make your own Christmas stars. They are fun to make and easy to hang with a bit of yarn or string. You can make these DIY Christmas ornaments from recycled cardboard, paper plates or cardstock.

Recycled cardboard Christmas ornament stars

And how about turning your pet into Rudolph? Kelly shares a fun way to turn your pet into the beloved reindeer. Kelly has all of the instructions on how to  give a photo of your pet some holiday cheer.

Give a photo of you pet a red nose for the holidays!


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  1. Merry Christmas to you and family. Thank you for all your inspiration. Di@Cottage-Wishes

  2. Thank you for such a wonderful 2014, looking forward to the Unfolding of You next year, Merry Christmas to you and your family.

  3. Such beautiful projects to celebrate the season! Thank you for sharing! Making gifts was my project this year, and from a vintage mink collar off of a cherished mink coat from my mother in law. A great way to re-use and re-purpose something so special….
    Happy New Year!

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