Our snowflake crafts include free templates for you to download. We will show you how to make easy Christmas decorations with step by step instructions, diagrams and photo's.
These cut-outs can be as simple or as intricate and lacy as you wish.
Once you have made one or two you will find it easy to make your own
We have included separate instructions for folding the paper to get different effects. The simpler designs are great for children who are able to use scissors carefully.
Make your own Christmas decorations with these paper templates. They look great on the walls and windows or use them as paper doilies to set off your Christmas treats.
The folding techniques used for the four and eight point folds are quite
The six point folds are a bit more complex.
Mia's paper folding techniques page will show you how to make the folds.
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Fold your paper the required number of times as shown in the fold diagrams.
This example shows the four point fold.
Place your cut out template over the folded paper if your paper is the same size.
Follow Mia's top tip if the paper is a different size.
Use pegs or a couple of pieces of double-sided sticky tape to hold the template in place.
Cut out carefully using sharp scissors.
Open out your paper carefully to see the completed pattern.
You can remove the creases by placing a damp tea towel over the paper and ironing with a warm iron.
Although white looks great you can try making your snowflakes in different color papers.
Carefully coat your finished cut-out in glue then sprinkle with glitter for a sparkly finish.
You could cover your paper shapes carefully with sticky back plastic then hang them in the windows for a great Xmas decoration.
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