Christmas table decorations
Christmas Table Decorations

Materials

  • A4 Sheet Cristina Re Red Spots & Stripes Paper (each sheet will give you 2 decorations)
  • A4 Sheet Cristina Re Black Spots & Stripes Paper (each sheet will give you 2 decorations) 10mm Red and Black Satin Ribbon
  • Fine beading wire

Tools

  • Paper trimming method of choice
  • Scissors
  • "1/8” Round Hole Punch
  • Hi-Bond Tape or Small Stapler

 

Instructions

Step 1

Using preferred cutting method, cut each sheet of Spots & Stripes Paper into 2 equal halves.

Step 2

Fold forward, then backwards, in a consertina style, all the way down the long length of the card. Each fold to be about 20mm.

Step 3

Fold the consertina strip in half and then back the other way to create a centre point. Use the fine beading wire and tightly wrap around the centre several times to create a fixed point.

Step 4

Laying the strip down, bring the left and right hand side of the last fold together and secure with a small staple or Hi-Bond Tape. Turn over and repeat with the other side.

Step 5

Using the 1/8” Hole Punch,punch a small hole through one join and tie a lenght of Satin Ribbon through to create the desired length.

Step 6

Vary the size of your decorations by increasing the width of the cut (maintain the 297mm length). Use a variety of red and black plain and reversible papers.Display Idea: Dangle from sticks of tortured willow to create a stunning visual centrepiece or leave off the ribbons and scatter the decorations around the table.

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