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Easy Paper Crafts: Cut Paper Square Ornament


Paper, scissors, glue and yarn turn into a fun cut paper square ornament that can add smiles any time of the year as it twists and turns. Just fun and easy.

Cut Paper Square Ornament three finished

Take a look at the simple steps below for how to make this fun ornament.

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The Steps for How to Make the Easy Paper Crafts: Cut Paper Square Ornament:

Print the Cut Paper Square Ornament Pattern on the paper color of your choice.

Cut around the outer edge of one of the squares.

Cut Paper Square Ornament step 1 cut out square

Fold the square in half along the diagonal with the gray square lines on the outside.

Fold such that the gray lines touch on the folded edge.

Cut Paper Square Ornament step 2 fold on diagonal

Cut on the gray lines starting at the folded edge.

Cut just to the end of each gray line.

Cut Paper Square Ornament step 3 cut on the lines

Cut out the innermost square and discard.

Cut Paper Square Ornament step 4 cut out middle square

Open the square and flatten the folds by bending them backwards slightly.

Cut Paper Square Ornament step 5 open and press flat

Start with the innermost square.

Place glue on one of the points and overlap the opposite point to connect the two corners of the square.

It helps if you press the corners of the square around your finger as you glue the points.

The innermost square is the most difficult. The rest are easy.

Cut Paper Square Ornament step 6 glue corners of inner square

Turn the square over.

Overlap the points of the next square and glue.

Cut Paper Square Ornament step 7 glue next square opposite first

Continue gluing the squares alternating back and forth until all the squares are joined at their points.

Cut Paper Square Ornament step 8 finish gluing squares

Make a small hole 1/2 inch from one endpoint of the ornament.

Cut Paper Square Ornament step 9 punch hole for yarn

Cut a piece of yarn 10 to 12 inches long.

Cut Paper Square Ornament step 10 cut yarn

Insert one end of the yarn through the hole.

Bring the ends together and tie a knot to form the hanging loop.

Trim any excess yarn.

Cut Paper Square Ornament step 11 make hanging loop

The Cut Paper Square Ornament is finished and ready to display.

Cut Paper Square Ornament step 12 hang to display

Colorful paper, a bit of yarn, scissors and some glue quickly turn into a fun ornament that twists and turns with the slightest movement.

Have fun!

The Cut Paper Square Ornament project adds a fun decoration for any time of the year.


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