Classic Christmas Bauble
This bauble is a classic Papercraft Christmas bauble is a more traditional paper bauble. This is a little more complex and can be a little fiddly. However, they make lovely gifts.
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Classic Papercraft Christmas Bauble
- 20 Circles
- Double sided tape
- Ribbon, thread or twine
- 1 Circle of thicker card
Time needed: 30 minutes.
Please note more Photos will be added after we complete this craft again on Tuesday 7th December 2021
- Making a template
First, take the thicker card circle, a pencil and ruler and draw an equilateral triangle within the circle. Make sure each corner of this triangle touches the edges of the circle.
Next, Cut this triangle out this is your template to draw around.
- Marking your circles
Secondly, taking your new template draw a triangle within all the 21 Circles on the plain side of each one.
- Scoring your flaps
Next, Use your Ruler fold along the sides of each triangle in both directions first inwards then outwards.
- Preparing your pieces
Now, take your circles and your double sided tape and place some on the plain side of the 3 tags.
- Top and Bottom
Next, take 5 of the circles and stick them together first to the next, then first to the last to make the top.
Then, repeat to make the bottom of your bauble.
- Middle section
After, take the last 10 circles and stick one to another as pictured.
- Start to assemble your bauble
Then, you need to attach the top and the middle together
- Finish the assembly of your bauble
Afterwards, attach your bottom piece to the nearly finished bauble and ensure all flaps are firmly secured.
- Adding a hanging loop
Finally, to finish your bauble, make a small hole in one of the joined flaps and thread through your desired length then cut and knot the two loose ends.
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