There aren’t a lot of craft materials more budget friendly than paper. With crafting and scrap-booking papers becoming available in almost every craft store, it makes it easy to create quality, low cost paper Christmas decorations and holiday ornaments.  Paper is a medium that is easy to work with, and you can get the whole family involved. And with these paper ornament tutorials, you can have incredible holiday decorations for the whole house, for very little money. Have a blast with these ideas!

Paper Christmas Decorations

DIY Paper Gift Tags

We are in love with these paper glitter Christmas tags… These could be used as ornaments, gift tags, place cards… the list goes on! Read the whole tutorial over at ‘White House Crafts‘. And if you love glitter at the holiday, check out our post on Christmas Ornaments & Decor That Sparkle!


Mitten Ornaments

Also from ‘White House Crafts‘, download the template for these paper mitten ornaments! Then decorate them exactly how you want to for your Christmas theme.


Magnolia Paper Garland

Do you love the magnolia wreaths and garland that the high end florists sell during the holiday? Us too, we just hate the price tag. This is one paper Christmas decoration that will save you tons of money! From ‘The House That Lars Built‘ learn how to make this magnolia garland, from paper!


Tree Paper Christmas Decorations

Make this pretty paper Christmas tree forest with this tutorial from ‘Love the Day‘. They have little wood block stands so they can be used as a centerpiece, hung from the tree sans stand, or attached to a gift.


Dream Green DIY‘ has another take on paper trees, and she used hers as a last minute centerpiece that she put together in 20 minutes! Find out her method of assembling her little forest, and decide which tutorial suits you better!


This pretty paper Christmas decoration is made by folding layers of cardstock and securing with a  glue gun. Learn exactly how to make this paper tree for your table over at ‘Abbi Kirsten‘.


DIY Gift Boxes

With scissors, pretty paper, and the free templates from ‘The House That Lars Built‘, you can make these gift box paper Christmas decorations too! Use them to make every gift you wrap a custom present!


Card Stock Christmas Village Template

Use the free template download at ‘Brite and Bubbly‘ to print out this awesome paper Christmas village on card stock!


Paper Christmas Decorations for Kids

Our next paper Christmas decoration is from ‘Craft Ideas‘. This snowman garland is so cute and fun that kids will fall in love with each and every little man. (Or woman!)


Holly Berry Balls

Finally, these holly berry surprise balls from ‘The House That Lars Built‘ are the perfect way to share little treats, make fun place cards, or give the kids a craft to do they can use to create an advent calendar. Paper Christmas decorations that are also a fun treat!

So make some paper Christmas decorations and ornaments for your tree today, and don’t forget, ornaments aren’t just for trees! Then try our post on Dollar Store Ornament Crafts and DIY snow globes!

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  1. alice February 6, 2016 at 11:55 am

    Hi I am trying to learn this way to make ornaments’ except I want to use fabric. Does anyone know of a way to make this with fabric or could I just these instructions? any help will be appreciated.

    1. Kathy Woodard May 3, 2016 at 8:20 pm

      Has anyone tried these with paper? I wonder if you could use a fabric stiffening liquid from the craft store first?


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