Friday, November 30, 2012

Little Paper Christmas Trees

Rabbit Christmas Carolers 

I've had this set of rabbit carolers for almost 20 years. They've been through a lot. Some of them used to hold little scrolls of sheet music and I think one of them must have fallen out of the sleigh. Still, I love them. Some years I put them out, some I don't. This year, I put them in my dining room. But they looked sort of pitiful. They needed...I don't know, something.

I decided to make some little paper Christmas trees.

I used:

Scrapbook Paper
A Paper Bag
Various dishes as patterns
Some glitter

I cut out various sized circles

I put them in the order I wanted to stack the paper, largest to smallest

After cutting the circles out, I cut fringe all along the outside edges of each circle.
Then, curled the fringed slightly around a pencil.

After I curled the edges, I wrapped each circle into a cone and used to glue to hold them into place. I used Beacon's 3-In-1 Glue.

I stacked them onto on another and put just a little glitter on the fringe

"We Wish You a Merry Christmas!"
They look so much better now!

Because I used an old window behind them, I was able to put Scrabble tiles above the carolers. Then, I added a simple pine cone garland along the top. Every time I pass by them, I can hear the song in my head!

"We Wish You a Merry Christmas!" 

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  1. What a creative idea with the trees; and cute rabbits. I like how the tee has musical notes that tie in the song too. Cyn

  2. Thanks! i picked that paper for that purpose!

  3. I love the trees! Perfect addition to a cute scene!

  4. Those trees are very lovely. I think I could give them a try!

    1. They were really easy and fun to make. You could probably add more layers for bigger trees. :)

  5. Super trees and a very cute little scene. Saw it on MIM. NancyD

  6. WOW!! Your trees are Fabulous and they look so great with your rabbit set.. Saw this on MIM..Loz

  7. Your idea came to fruition in a big way! Love those trees!!!! They caught my eye on MIM. Thanks, for sharing.

  8. Thanks ladies! I've been enjoying MIM!

  9. beautiful project,saw on MIM.

  10. Hi Rox, saw you over on mim, these trees are just the sweetest, I LOVE them. Joey x

  11. wow what a wonderfully creative idea them
    thanks for joining us at MIM and good luck
    tracey x

  12. This is a beautiful idea and they look adorable. They do add to your display. Thank you for the instructions on how to make them. Wendy xx

  13. These are lovely - saw them on MIM & thought I'd let you know! Jx

  14. Thanks for all the comments. What a great group form MIM! :)