20 Easy Paper Ornaments for Christmas


Decorating for Christmas doesn’t have to cost a lot of money! These easy paper ornaments for Christmas are easy, inexpensive, and will delight your family and show off your families personality. Use them on the tree or around the house! These Christmas tree decorating ideas may gift you some decor ideas that you can switch out for paper. You are going to love these ideas for making paper trees, balls, snowflakes, presents, circles and more.

There are 250 tree crafts over on the Tip Junkie Creative Community if you’re looking for how to make even more tree themes with great instructions. As always, the Tip Junkie Christmas Site has over a THOUSAND pictured tutorials with free patterns so you can always search there if you’re looking for something specific. {wink}

Paper Ornaments for Christmas

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1. Paper Christmas Trees and Ornaments ~ Make your own tree and ornaments as fun decor and an even better boredom buster!!!

DIY pastel ornaments

2.  DIY Scalloped Ornaments ~ OK, seriously? This shows you how lovely, hip, and gorgeous paper decorating can be. Pick a color palette that you love and make beautiful ornaments. LOVE!!!

Origami Christmas Ornaments

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3.  Origami Christmas Tree Ornaments ~ These trees are all about paper folding, and it’s easier than you’d think!

paper straw ornaments

4. Paper Straw Snowflake Ornament ~ If you have craft straws hanging around, put them to good use. These easy paper straw snowflake ornaments are not only adorable, they make lovely ornamentation for your tree or around the house!

tassel trimming paper ornaments

5. Paper Ornaments ~ Cheap and easy to make, these paper ornaments with a tassel bottom are so adorable we can hardly stand it.

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6. 3D Snowflake Ornaments ~ These 3D Snowflake ornaments were made using a Cricut template. The nice thing about paper ornaments is that they can’t break! So, if you have small children or pets where breakage is a worry, paper ornaments are a great option!

DIY modern paper ornament

7. DIY Paper Tear Drop Ornaments ~ Download the free tear drop template, print on colored paper, cut out the paper and then fold and follow the remaining directions. Easy peasy.

easy diy accordian tree ornaments

8. Easy Accordian Tree Ornaments~These Easy Accordion Tree Ornaments are a great way to keep those little hands busy over winter break.  They look gorgeous on your tree as an ornament, on top of a gift, or as a tree puppet!

paper tree ornament

9. Twirly Top Ornaments ~ Can you believe that you can make something so adorable out of nothing but paper? It’s true.

origami diamond ornaments

10. Diamond Origami Ornaments ~ I’m a huge fan of non-traditional color palettes for Christmas and these diamond origami ornaments are just fabulous! The gluing can be tricky, but it’s worth it!

Christmas Decorations DIY

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11. Paper Christmas Bauble ~ These Christmas baubles are easier to make than you’d think. There’s a full tutorial so grab your decorative paper and start cutting. You’ll have your bauble in no time!

DIY giant paper ornament

12. Giant DIY Paper Ornament Wreath ~ If you love this giant ornament wreath as much as we do, then you’ll appreciate the tutorial which includes a PDF with template to use to cut out the ornaments.

easy christmas circle paper ornament

13. Paper Circles Ornament~ This super easy Christmas Paper Circles Ornament can be made quickly and easily with just a few simple materials and tools. The Christmas project is fun and easy for children and adults alike!

Easy Christmas Decorations

geodisk paper ornament

14. Geodisic Paper Ornament ~ You’ll need two or more pieces of paper for this project, adhesive, and a cutting tool. Follow the directions to make circles, fold correctly and then adhere them to make a geodisic ball that can be turned into an ornament!

origami ornaments

15. Scrapbook Paper Balls ~ Each ball takes about 35 strips of paper and the end result is just gorgeous, don’t you think?

paper ball ornament

16. Homemade Paper Ball Ornament ~ These homemade paper ball ornaments are made from strips of scrapbook paper that are formed into spheres. That’s it!

ball ornament diy

17. Easy Wrapped Ball Ornament ~ Here’s a fun way to use paper to make an ornament! Use an old catalog to make rolled strips to glue to a styrofoam ball. Genius!

pretty paper ornament

18. Paper Christmas Present Ornament ~This easy DIY project is the perfect bordom buster! Bust out the paper and go to town!!

9 paper christmas ornaments

19. Nine Paper Christmas Ornament Ideas ~ These 9 different paper ornament ideas have pictured instructions so you can make your own!

cardboard star ornament

20. Cardboard Star Ornament ~ This cardboard star really packs a decorating punch. Learn how to replicate one for yourself!

20 Easy Paper Ornaments for Christmas

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