Leaving the color sc paper tree decorations book pages 57 ideas christmas tree decorations made from book pages. Although it looks difficult, its really not, however, i do have to warn you, it is timeconsuming. It takes no tools any only uses books on their way to the recycle bin. Nov 23, 2017 place an upright book standing and slightly open. You can easily make a tree in less than 30 minutes. All my book patterns are measure and mark patterns. Whilst it may look difficult and complicated, cut and fold book folding is actually very easy to do. Its even a great craft to do with your kids, although i recommend letting an adult do the cutting with the exacto knife. Dress up the top of a desk or credenza this holiday with an upcrafted book.
Its a bit fiddly but hopefully its worth the challenge. Then, fold top of all pages down to form tree shape. Go back to the folds that you were doing at the start of the book and continue doing those until there are only 25 pages remaining. Christmas is right around the corner and it is time to start thinking about christmas decorations. Start folding the pages by turning the right hand top corner of the page down to the spine of the book, as far as it will go, until you have a nice sharp fold at the top of the spine where the page is attached. Paper christmas tree folding book art christmas tree decoupage. Dec 03, 2019 how to fold a pretty 3d origami christmas tree. Diy gift to make your own folded book art by looks inviting with free uk delivery. Folding technique to make christmas trees from paperback. I wanted to make something different this year and i found an awesome tutorial for making a paperback christmas tree at kaylaaimee that is different than anything ive seen so i wanted to share it with you. A great little project to get you into the new and exciting book folding. How to book fold simple tutorial doodle and stitch. Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats.
This is a super easy project to do while listening to an audiobook or the tv. This folded book christmas tree is so easy to make and you do not need. How to make angels and christmas trees from a paperback book it is a sad fact that even charity shops have to pulp books after their pages have curled on the shelves too long. Book christmas tree, book tree, christmas tree pattern, folded book art, paper book, book folding patterns free templates, art template, diy gifts to make, book sculpture. Book folding pattern for a large christmas tree pine tree. The first is a no sew quilted christmas ornament over at i heart naptimes crazy christmas event and the second are. Please note that they have no instructions attached to their.
Book folding tutorial and a free pattern sacha and co. How to make a christmas tree with folded book pages. This will mean that there is no part of the page that will show when the book is closed. Dec 12, 2012 book page tree use an old book to make this statement making stacked christmas tree for your home. Paper christmas tree folding book art christmas tree. Book page christmas trees tutorial december 12, 2012 by tonya. Bookami book folding patterns templates christmas patterns. We totally have a kid now but j has still not changed his position on the. Dec 05, 2018 this folded book christmas tree is so easy to make and you do not need to buy anything. How to make folded paperback book christmas trees a. This christmas tree can be folded by novices or with children as a craft project. Book page tree use an old book to make this statement making stacked christmas tree for your home. For a gal like me who has stacks of magazines piling up around the house i am so my mothers daughter, this project inspired me to clear out my magazine rack and bring a little more christmas cheer to our abode.
This video tutorial is designed to be used in conjunction with the heart book folding pattern which can be found here. How to sew a reusable face mask quick and easy tutorial with billettes baubles duration. I will let you go see her tutorial on how to take the book apart and get an idea on how she made her book trees. The kind of folding ive done is simple no real pattern required but i definitely inspired by the budget living feature. This year, ive been making christmas trees by folding the pages of old books and magazines. Follow this easy book folding pattern to make a cute christmas tree. Nov 30, 2017 in this video i show you how you can book fold a christmas tree. Keep those pages of words alive and send them as gifts as they fold flat for ease of postingshipping. To create the spaces the parts of the template where there is no black text fold the pages as shown in the image above. The end result is so impressive to look at as well as looks great in any place of your house. Please practice handwashing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times.
Please read the product description below for exact details about this pattern. As promised, heres the seven part tutorial a book folding course. Ive started to include a paper flower template with my patterns for you to use to decorate your book folds. To create this fold you just fold the top corner down as far as you can, and do the same with the bottom corner of the page. The book that i learned it from is the magic of origami. Discover thousands of images about folded book art victorian christmas tree black ribbon xmas folded book art victorian christmas tree black ribbon a sweet christmas gift and christmas decoration at the same time origami christmas book folding 27 ideas for 2019 easy christmas craft tutorial. Theres even a second photo collage to show you how i added the sweet christmas red tree toppers. Before anyone gets upset with me for destroying books. Then fold the next 5 or 6 leaves upwards, varying the amount of the second fold for each page to create a fan effect.
I made a glittery star for the top of the tree and glued it on. It can, at times, be a little fiddly and time consuming because, depending on the level of detail in a pattern, you may have to deal with very many folds per page alot of which may be of just a mm in size. With one book i was able to make three trees, and i had some book pages left over to do some other crafts. Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available. Book sculpture tutorial book origami, folded book art.
Fold the first 20 leaves of the book as if you are making a christmas tree. Book christmas tree book tree christmas diy xmas tree old book crafts book page crafts paper crafts. Congratulation to the 3 winners whove won the green, red and white trees during the kanzashi christmas tree giveaway draw recently for those who didnt win or have missed the boat, please dont be disappointed, here is the tutorial with the complete stepbystep photos and videos to guide you all the way to make the kanzashi christmas tree. I hope you enjoy making these origami christmas tree envelopes. The addition of buttons and snowflakes makes it appear even more splendid. How to make trees or christmas trees out of paperback books. Book folding pattern christmas tree 173 folds measure. Paper christmas tree folding book art christmas tree decoupage for beginners. Christmas tree craft tutorial im absolutely loving designing a new christmas theme in our home this year. I recommend using the thinnest, but strongest paper you can find. Book christmas tree reuse recyle books diy youtube. Book folding tutorial with a free pattern to follow.
Nov 01, 2015 as promised, heres the seven part tutorial a book folding course. How to make a christmas tree with folded book pages holidappy. Folding technique to make christmas trees from paperback books. With this recycled book page craft tutorial, you can learn how to make a 3d christmas tree out of book pages or newspaper you already have. What an incredible piece of art can you create by just folding the pages of an old, unused book. Keep those pages of words alive and send them as gifts as they fold flat for ease of. Transform old magazines into glittered tabletop trees with this easy and kidfriendly stepbystep process. How to make folded paperback book christmas trees a tutorial. These paperback christmas trees are made from old paper back books, a great way to recycle a book youve read and no longer care about. Sep 10, 2019 this year, ive been making christmas trees by folding the pages of old books and magazines. This stepbystep video shows you how to make your own cone shaped tree by just folding the pages of a book. I also have a full tutorial for a hanging book fold. Make a paperback christmas tree this decorative folded paperback christmas tree made from a paperback book is super cute, easy to make, and affordable.
Now fold 5 pages as angel wings as you did in step 4. In september, little sis and i went to the exeter sewing day hosted by fiona pullen of the sewing directory. This pattern will allow you to fold a wonderful christmas tree into your book. Move it down so it is now on the second vertical line and repeat step 2.
This is a beautiful custom pattern we have created for you. Dec 18, 2019 or use them as gift tags on christmas presents, or pop some money in them, or make a book of redeemable chores. Kanzashi christmas tree free sewing pattern craft passion. If youd like to start easy, see my tutorial using an old kids book. Oct 14, 2017 diy wedding decorations step by step tutorial candles book folding candles youtube. I have created an easy to follow guide that shows you how to fold napkins into christmas trees to bring a little christmas cheer to your dinner table as well as the perfect meal for busy evenings during the holidays. I put this book folding tutorial together to help people new t. Once you have this knowledge its a very easy craft to get invol. This little origami tree sits inside a pot, decorate with a star on top or other kinds of xmas decorations. Not a tutorial, but there are several animals using the same fold but featuring.
We will teach you how you can transform an old, unwanted book into a stunning christmas tree. Love book folding book folding basics explained this lists several lessons to help a beginner learn the art of book folding. Once you have this knowledge its a very easy craft to get involved with. Nov 30, 2018 if you enjoy crafts with old books and are looking for a holiday project, then you will enjoy our latest video tutorial. As far as gifts go if you tell me something that you want ill get it for you. Oct 14, 2015 this video tutorial is designed to be used in conjunction with the heart book folding pattern which can be found here. Give your old books a new lease of life through book art with our huge range of bookfolding patterns. This folded book christmas tree is so easy to make and you do not need to buy anything. I shared my money tree on instagram stories and a few of you asked how i did it so here is a short tutorial. How to make angels and christmas trees from a paperback book. Folded book art christmas tree decorated with black pictures and children. Try this easy step by step tutorial to make christmas trees from your old books. Book folding diy how to fold an easy christmas tree. You will be amazed by how fast and simple this project is.
During the day i spent some time chatting to will abakhan of abakhan who sell fabrics, crafts and haberdashery both online and in their bricks and mortar shops and i am thrilled to tell. Folded book art paper book paper art paper crafts old book crafts book page crafts holiday crafts christmas angels christmas crafts hobbyworld has a contest this month in which to create something based on the theme of angels and at first i had no intention of making a contribution because i got no inspiration on the theme. Perhaps choose a small bible or a book with a christmas theme. The cover was torn and it was a rather trashy book, so no harm done. Una mia creazione per augurare buon natale merry christmas. Book folding pattern for a large christmas tree pine. You can fold the bottom corners of the book or cut them off if you prefer.
Folded book christmas tree how to make christines crafts. Folded fabric christmas tree a tutorial little by little. No sew quilted christmas trees simple simon and company. I put this book folding tutorial together to help people new to book folding get to grips with the basics. One book was found on top of a trash can filled recyclable materials. Carry on folding pages until you have your desired christmas tree shape. Turn the page that you just folded to the other side of your book, then place the folding pattern behind the next page. If you enjoy crafts with old books and are looking for a holiday project, then you will enjoy our latest video tutorial.
Browse through all of the christmas b ook f olding p atterns that bookami has to offer. You can view the written tutorial on my website here. No sew quilted christmas trees today we are sharing two tutorials for some nosew christmas projects that will be great for getting your scrap bins down. Im not sure why i ended up making them into a little book. Beginning of a dialog window, including tabbed navigation to register an account or sign in to an existing account. This is a particularly wonderful craft to do with children, no sharp tools necessary. You will notice that depending on the direction of the folds, with double sided papers you get a different look. The book folding pattern allows the folder to create this unique christmas tree pattern to be in the book. Continue folding pages as you did for the tree until you are about 25 leaves from. How to make a folded book tree for christmas youtube. The process is a little time intensive but very simple. A typical soft cover book of at least 200 pages makes a.
If youre feeling cheeky, use a book that talks about the perils of christmas, such as anthologies about bad christmas experiences, or the worst case scenario christmas book. How to upcycle an old book into a christmas tree diy. On the good side, its a great catching up on tv viewing hobby as long as you dont lose your place. A folded book christmas tree makes fantastic holiday decor. I folded a large section of the pages to make folding easier.
Then you can leave it as it is or, as in my case, decorate it a little. Let the triangle hang below the page line and it will create a tree like this. Bend the cover pages back if needed to make it stable. This is the tree in the middle of the photo at the top of the page as a variation on the theme, try making a tree without folding the extra small triangle shaped piece back into the book.
In this video i show you how you can book fold a christmas tree. Continue this technique until the letter m is complete. Sep 16, 2011 i will let you go see her tutorial on how to take the book apart and get an idea on how she made her book trees. Simply fold your book pages into a beautiful christmas tree. Dec 06, 2010 origami christmas tree tutorial posted on december 6, 2010 by stephen in one of my previous posts about origami sonobe balls i posted a picture of how i had used some of the balls that i had folded as christmas tree ornaments. Folded christmas trees ok, so i know that this may be an older technique, but it is new to me and i love it. This origami tree uses the accordion folding technique. Create fabulous christmas 3d designs following our book folding templates. Complete the angel by folding the last 20 pages like the first ones. You can also upcycle an old candlestick for the base and an old dresser knob for the top. Book folding pattern christmas tree 212 folds tutorial etsy. Or use them as gift tags on christmas presents, or pop some money in them, or make a book of redeemable chores. Incredibly not everyone wanted to read mills and boon christmas nights by sally wentworth. Following our easy to understand book folding method of marking and folding you will be able to make this beautiful pattern come to life on the pages of your own book.215 1614 29 1157 1224 496 348 38 78 715 1098 1532 1109 1151 698 1291 1445 914 1093 174 990 634 655 687 1109 1050 1508 588 658 746 285 417 390 1434 146 741 1194 1303 1041