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Easy Christmas Crafts: Paper Circles Ornament


This Easy Christmas Crafts Paper Circles Ornament can be made quickly and easily with just a few simple materials and tools. The project is fun and easy for children and adults alike.

Take a look at the finished Easy Christmas Crafts Paper Circles Ornament - simple yet pretty.

Easy Christmas Crafts Paper Circles Ornament finished and hanging

The paper circles ornament is simple, but the finished product varies widely based on the paper and ribbon choices.

Easy Christmas Crafts: Paper Circles Ornament Materials and Tools:

  • Ribbon 12 inches long by 1/8 to 3/8 inches wide
  • Paper - regular paper up to card stock 
  • Ruler   
  • Scissors
  • Pencil
  • Hole punch
  • Clothespin or binder clip (not necessary, but helpful in case you need to stop in the middle of the project) 

Take a look at the simple materials and tools shown here.  

Easy Christmas Crafts Paper Circles Ornament materials and tools

The Steps for How to Make the Easy Christmas Crafts: Paper Circles Ornament:

Select the narrow ribbon. Measure and cut the ribbon to 12 inches in length.

Easy Christmas Crafts Paper Circles Ornament step 1 cut ribbon

Measure, mark and cut the strips of paper.

Cut one of each of these sizes:

  Measurement in Inches

 Width

 Length

 1/2  (0.5)

 3 1/2  (3.5)

 5/8  (0.625)

 5  (5.0)

 3/4  (0.75)

 6 1/2  (6.5)

 7/8  (0.875)

 8  (8.0)

 1  (1.0)

 9 1/2  (9.5)

Easy Christmas Crafts Paper Circles Ornament step 2 cut paper strips

With the hole punch, make holes in both ends of each strip. The hole should be 1/4 inch from the end and centered across the strip. Best guess is fine here.

Easy Christmas Crafts Paper Circles Ornament step 3 punch holes in paper

Using the smallest strip of paper, form the first circle and match the holes.

Easy Christmas Crafts Paper Circles Ornament step 4 make first circle

With the next smallest paper strip, add the second circle around the first. Match the holes.

Easy Christmas Crafts Paper Circles Ornament step 5 add second circle

In increasing size, add the remaining strips of paper forming larger circles each time and matching the holes.

Easy Christmas Crafts Paper Circles Ornament step 6 add remaining circles

Wrap the ribbon around the outer portion of the Easy Christmas Crafts Paper Circles Ornament and thread the two ends of the ribbon through all of the holes from the inside to the outside.

Easy Christmas Crafts Paper Circles Ornament step 7 thread ribbon through holes

Pull the ends of the ribbon evenly. The outer loop of the ribbon should be between the two ends.

Easy Christmas Crafts Paper Circles Ornament step 8 pull ribbon evenly

Tie a knot near the paper. The knot encloses the wrapped ribbon and holds the layers together.

Easy Christmas Crafts Paper Circles Ornament step 9 tie knot near paper

Tie a second knot in the ends of the ribbon to form the loop. Trim the ends of the ribbon if necessary. 

Easy Christmas Crafts Paper Circles Ornament step 10 tie knot in ends to form loop

The finished Easy Christmas Crafts Paper Circles Ornament is simple yet elegant as a hanging decoration.  

Easy Christmas Crafts Paper Circles Ornament step 11 hang finished ornament

Here's another version of the Easy Christmas Crafts Paper Circles Ornament in a red and white hounds tooth printed paper with a red and white ribbon. 

Easy Christmas Crafts Paper Circles Ornament red finished hanging ornament

The examples above used a light-weight decorative card stock with the same pattern on both sides.

This Easy Christmas Crafts Paper Circles Ornament would be just as pretty made of construction paper or any color tinted paper.

This would make a great children's coloring project too. Just mark the strips on a piece of white paper and let the children color the strips before cutting them to size. They could have fun putting their own designs on each strip as well.

These Easy Christmas Crafts Paper Circles Ornaments take very little time to make and would be pretty as a garland above a fireplace or along a dining room sideboard.

Being so easy, the ornament makes a great project for family members of all ages to have fun making easy and inexpensive decorations. 

Have fun!

A few simple and inexpensive materials along with a few simple tools makes this Easy Christmas Crafts Paper Circles Ornament simple, fun and fast for anyone to do.


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