There are so many easy ways to decorate your home for the holidays, and making this papercut floral snowflake luminary is one of my favorites. I like to wrap these papercut pieces around wax candles and glass cylinders. I also simply have them stand-alone with a battery tea light inside. Another fun option is to coordinate them with our floral snowflake pillow for a home sprinkled with winter delight.

Everything we used is linked below, and be sure to read our crafting tip if you want to use this pretty pattern for a larger vase.

vellum paper floral snowflake luminary

Snow easy to make

We used thicker vellum for our floral snowflake luminary . But you can use any thinner paper, colored paper, or simple white copy paper instead. Though you can cut the pattern by hand with a craft knife, we do recommend using a cutting machine for all of the detailed cuts.

For decoration ideas, you can place a cluster of these luminaries on your mantel or tabletop. Then weave in a few conifer branches and pinecones. You can use fresh branches or make a beautiful set of these crepe paper long pine branches with their fluffy crepe cones. If you do make the paper version, it can be used year after year!

Skill level: Beginner

Crafting tip: The templates include two sizes of wraps, and you can add an extension to the back of the wrap for your larger candles and cylinders.

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Download and cut out our pattern below, using either a cutting machine or a detail knife. Then simply wrap the pattern around your preferred vessel and glue the ends to secure an even fit. 

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