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Project

Pretty Paper Forest

Grouped, these handmade paper trees become a sweet winter scene.

Introduction

Sources

Diamond lace circle-edge punch cartridge (starter set required), by Martha Stewart Crafts, $20, michaels.com
Square beads, 1", $3 for 10, craftparts.com

Materials

  • Circle-edge craft punch
  • Paper or lightweight card stock
  • Double-sided tape
  • Wooden skewers
  • Hot-glue gun
  • Square wooden beads

Steps

  1. Step 1

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    Use a craft punch to create paper circles in graduated sizes (the ones shown here have six-, seven-, eight-, and nine-inch diameters).

  2. Step 2

    Cut the circles in half, roll them into cones, and secure them with double-sided tape.

  3. Step 3

    Cut a skewer to accommodate them.

Source
Martha Stewart Living, December 2013