The Christmas tree is always the centerpiece of holiday decorations. These giant paper ornaments make fun additional decorations for holiday parties or just because!

Start with:

  • Cardstock , pink, green, gray
  • Pipe Cleaner
  • Stapler
  • Scissors
  • Ruler Pencil
  • Single Hole Punch
  • Hot Glue Gun or Glue

Create it!

Step 1: Using glue or stapler, combine two sheets of pink cardstock, lengthwise.

Step 2: Trace large circle on combined sheets of cardstock. (We used a dinner plate.)

Step 3: Cut out large circle.

Step 4: Repeat steps 1-3.

Step 5: Cut approximately 14 strips of pink cardstock, 11 inches x 2 inches.

Step 6:  Glue one end of each strip of pink cardstock to edge of one circle. Continue all the way around the circumference.


Step 7: Glue the remained edge to the second circle to create a globe shape.

Step 8:   Cut approximately14 strips of green cardstock, 11 in. x 2 in.

Step 9: Glue top of green strip to top circle. Glue bottom of green strip to bottom circle. Repeat until green strips are between all pink strips.

Step 10: Trace 11 in. x 3 in. piece of gray cardstock. Cut out with jagged bottom edge. 

Step 11: With the 11 in. x 3 in. cardstock, round and glue to create tube.

Step 12: Trace circle from tube shape onto gray cardstock.

Step 13: Cut circle out with triangle edges  for jagged finish.

Step 14: Fold triangles from circle down.

Step 15: Set on tube base to make sure it fits securely.

Step 16: Punch two holes in top of gray circle and insert pipe cleaner.

Step 17: Glue gray circle to gray tube.

Step 18: Glue tube to top of globe.

Festive and fun, make several and hang in clusters to make a big impact for your holiday parties!