Handmade Christmas baubles are fun to make, and they are perfect as a Christmas present or hostess gift at a Christmas party. They are also great on the Christmas tree. You can also make extra large balls and hang them in the window or a staircase.
If you have lots of leftover paper lying around from previous hobby projects, then this is a great way to use them up.
1. Cut out 20 circles, or use a punch or punch tool, if you have one.
These circles are 1.5 inches in diameter.
2. Draw an equilateral triangle on the back of all the circles so you know where to fold them.
These triangles are 1.25 inches long. I tried until I saw that the triangle fit inside the circle.
3. Fold all the circles according to the lines on the back, so that the folds point inwards on the circles.
4. Group the folded triangles as you wish to glue them together. There should be 5 for the top, 5 for the bottom and 10 for the middle part.
At the top, all the parts must be glued with the tip towards each other, the same with the bottom. In the middle, they must be glued every other way, with the tip up and down.
5. Let all the parts adhere well before assembling the Christmas bauble together.
6. Finished result.
Thread a thread through so that you can hang it up, and decorate with a bow of silk ribbon.
Here are some I have made in the past and given away as gifts. And one that we usually hang on the Christmas tree.