DIY Origami Christmas Trees Idea

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We’re smitten with these origami Christmas trees!! A festive and creative Christmas craft that you can use to decorate with for the holidays. Below is our step-by-step guide with photos and a link to a DIY video!

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This origami Christmas tree is a must-have addition to your go-to Christmas decorations list every year!

They look super charming on a shelf, and you can make a garland from them or tie them to a present. And, all you need is a piece of paper and some scissors. Super easy.

If you want to make a bunch of them, bribe your children with hot cocoa and put them to work, ha! Just kidding, but really, kids do love origami and would be great helpers with this festive origami Christmas tree. This is the season!

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How To Make a DIY Origami Christmas Trees

Materials

Letter-sized paper in shades of green, blue, and white.

Scissors

Tip – you can buy large square sheets of paper to make the big trees.

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Instructions

1 — Fold the top corner of the paper to align with the opposing side of the paper.

2 — Cut the bottom of the paper off so that you are left with a square of paper folded into a triangle.

3 — Fold that in half into a smaller triangle.

4 — Open the triangles and fold them down to create a square x 2

5 — Open the sides of the squares to create a tall triangle x 4

6 — Trim off the bottom triangle.

7 — Cut 3 rows on each side, spaced evenly.

8 — Fold down the bottom three flaps

Pictures of steps for making DIY origami Christmas trees - origami christmas tree

Here’s a great video showing how to make an origami Christmas tree as well.

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For the larger paper, we cut 4 rows on each side to create one more tier of the tree.

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Conclusion

Are you ready to get crafty? This origami Christmas tree are simple and charming and will add festive fun to your decor this season.

You can use this setting to wow your guests and provide the perfect ambiance for good times and great conversation at your Christmas table!

You can add freshness to your holiday decor by pairing it with this modern wreath garland.

Follow our easy step-by-step guide below, or watch the video link for a visual tutorial, and have yourself a merry little crafting session!

Happy holidays!

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DIY Origami Christmas Tree

This origami Christmas tree is a festive and creative Christmas craft that you can use to decorate with for the holidays!
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Course: DIY Crafts
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 1 Christmas tree per sheet
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Author: Eden

Ingredients

  • scissors
  • Letter-sized paper, green, blues and white

Instructions

  • Fold top corner of the paper to align with the opposing side of the paper.
  • Cut the bottom of the paper off so that you are left with a square paper folded into a triangle.
  • Fold that in half into a smaller triangle.
  • Open the triangles and fold down to create a square x 2
  • Open the sides of the squares to create a tall triangle x 4
  • Trim off the bottom triangle.
  • Cut 3 rows on each side, spaced evenly.
  • Fold down the bottom three flaps

Notes

Tip – you can buy large square sheets of paper to make the big trees.
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