The V Spot

Rants, observations and home decorating from a woman with no time for a blog.

Make an easy scrap paper Christmas tree.

I wanted one more little Christmas tree for our buffet table.  Just a little one…
I also wanted to get rid of some of my scrap paper stash.

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This is the easiest thing in the world to do.  If you can cut pieces of paper into squares, then you can do this craft.

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Here’s what you need:

  • Assorted paper scraps
  • wooden skewers
  • candle and votive or any small container/floral foam
  • paper cutter or scissors
  • raffia or other filler
I had a votive cup that looked a bit like a flower pot, so I lit the candle for a few minutes until the wax softened up a bit, then inserted a skewer and let the wax harden up again.
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Add in a bit of filler, then cut up a bunch of squares in graduated sizes.  Poke a hole through the center of the squares, starting with the largest and then layering them as you go up.
That’s it.  All done.
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Easy!


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2 Comments

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MiMi said...

December 20, 2012 at 12:36 am
I could actually do that right now...
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SueAnn Lommler said...

December 20, 2012 at 9:41 am
How fun and adorable!!
Hugs
SueAnn

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