Christmas time is the rare time in the year that we have to spent with the whole family together for a long periods, it is also the time we are more creative encouraging the youngsters. Some people spent a big amount of money on decorations, shopping for gifts and food; some prefer to let their imaginative and creative side show and hand make their gifts and Christmas decorations.
Here we have selected a list of images and ideas for a hand crafted, home- made paper crafts for your Christmas home. We hope that you will enjoy them and they will spark your creativity and imagination.
Christmas Bulb Advent Calendar
This Christmas advent calendar is made out of paper in the form of bulbs with the daily messages attached to every bulb. It is also a pretty way to decorate the living room.
Paper Christmas Trees
Here is an idea for some beautiful paper trees. Ideal for your desk whether at home or at work.
Fold a Fir Tree
Here is an idea paper machete, hanging decorations of folded paper fir trees. For best results make a few folded Fir trees form white paper and hang them around the beams from the ceiling or under the stairs.
Paper Star Christmas Ornament
Our fourth choice is a star Christmas ornament made out of colourful paper. This bright star will be perfect for the decoration of the Christmas tree.
Take a look at this idea for folded white paper Angels. If they are put in front of a light the thin white paper looks almost ethereal.
Button Christmas Ornament
These stars are made of carton, textile and button. The perfect hand-crafted Christmas tree ornament, all you need to make one is old fabric, loose buttons some cardboard and glue.
Paper Santa Claus
An easy to make, and fun to do it with the children, paper Santa Clause ornament. Making this really easy Santa Clause could be a fun time to spend during the first day of the school holiday.
Homemade snowflake ornament
Here is another idea for a homemade Christmas tree ornament. Snowflake cut out of cardboard and painted the outlines with white paint.
Traditional Paper Star
Here is an idea of how to utilize any leftover gift wrap paper that might have been left in pieces too small to use. Use the leftover paper pieces to create this colorful traditional star.
Paper Circles Candy Cane Ornament
Use white and red paper cut in circles to create this candy cane ornament. You could either replace the traditional candy cane on the tree with this one or use it as a decoration around the house.
Woven Star from Vintage Book Pages
Make a woven start from vintage book pages in this retro style. This delicate ornament will bring you back to the time of the roaring ‘20s.
Paper tree ornament for family traditions.
This imaginative heart ornament for the family tree is made out of paper and carton. It is very colourful and eye catching for decorating the Christmas tree.
Paper winter wonderland décor.
This one is a perfect decoration for the hallway or the children’s bedroom. Use blue and withe paper cons to create a frozen winter forest.
Paper 3D Christmas tree
Here is an idea of how to craft a cute handmade Christmas card. Surprise your friends and relatives with this Christmas tree card that you made yourself.
Mini paper angels
Hang up a string of mini colourful, paper angels around your house, or use them as a tree ornament. They are cute, and they are made of paper, so there will not be worry of breaking them.
Here is an idea of paper holy cones with beads. Spice up your traditional Christmas decoration with these paper holy cones over the doors.
Easy paper Christmas ornament.
Take a look at this easy to make paper, Christmas ornament for your tree. It is as simple as making several different in size paper circles in the two primary Christmas colours- red and green.
Accordion paper Christmas tree.
This crafty hack it’s very easy to create, and fun to do with the children. All you need is a red and white polka dot pencil, some green and yellow paper and glue.
Christmas craft with kids
Fill the free time during the school holiday by creating these Christmas trees with your kids. It will also let you use the little pieces of unused wrapping paper left behind.
Here is an idea, why not make your own wreath out of paper and wool this year to decorate your front door? It is not as simple to make as some other crafty decorations we looked at, however it is very beautiful.
Cardboard tube Christmas elf
Every house needs its own elf on the shelf. Make one with the children during art and crafts time this year out of cardboard and paper. These paper elves would surely be a great christmas craft to make.
Christmas star paper decoration
Here is yet another idea of how to utilise the unused and too small to use gift wrapping paper. These simple, but eye catching stars are well suited to decorate the walls or the mantel.
Paper ball reindeer craft.
Use brown paper cut in stripes and folded into a ball to create these cute reindeers. They could be used well in various ways for decoration or as an innovative replacement for the traditional bow on a gift.
Paper craft holiday wreath
Take a look at this colourful and cheerful holiday wreath made out of paper. You can use this wreath on walls to put some more colour in the usually predominant green and red Christmas decoration.
10 days till Christmas paper tree ornament
This is another idea for a Christmas card made at home. You could also use it as an ornament of your decoration to count down the days till Christmas. This can also be a perfect time to craft with your kid.