Make snowflakes – great ideas for original winter and Christmas decorations
Snowflakes are probably the best known winter symbol and an important part of the Christmas decoration. And as I said before, doing it yourself is easy and the result can be more than beautiful – just look at our photos to see for yourself! Here are just a few of the many crafting ideas for fascinating snowflakes that can be found on the net and you can try for yourself. The easiest way is the tinkering of snowflakes made of paper. The simplest technique is to use stencils that are folded in a special way and then cut out – these are available in most craft shops or for free on the Internet. But you can also work without a template, and cut out patterns into folded paper according to your wishes – a picture tutorial, which represents such an approach, you can find in the photos in this post. And what other ways are there to make impressive snowflakes yourself? Read on to find out the answer!
Snowflakes make paper
An original idea is to make delicate snowflakes out of paper strips – this is actually the so-called art of Quilling, which has become very popular lately. When quilling you should only cut plain paper into strips and roll them around a round object – eg pencil. From the rolled out paper strips, it is easy to assemble a figure with the help of some glue. If you like the idea, we recommend that you realize it with your children – so the fun is guaranteed to be twice as big! You can fold origami snowflakes out of paper or create intriguing 3D-figures – these ideas are a bit more difficult and time-consuming, but it’s well worth the effort! If you wish, you can use colored paper or paint the finished snowflakes to make them look even more interesting. These can be used as a Christmas tree or window decoration, and this can even spice up the festive table for Christmas or Silverster – look at our photos to get more inspiring ideas!
Tinker snowflakes – instructions and tips
Snowflakes can be made not only from paper, but also from many other materials. You could, for example, work with beads – that’s super easy, so the idea is also suitable for toddlers. The beads are arranged in the desired shape and it is ironed for a while. With the finished figures, you can decorate the Christmas tree or make it a great pendant as a decoration for the gifts (more about crafting with beads you can