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.
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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- Cricut Maker or Silhouette Cameo 4 (recommended)
- Detail Knife, Cutting Mat, and Ruler (if cutting by hand)
- Curling Tool
- Lia Griffith Vellum Paper Pack
- Glue Stick or Art Glitter Glue
- LED Tea Lights (we like the rechargeable version)
- Glass cylinder vases, wax candles, or battery-operated candles
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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try a basic cookie recipe, add some ginger spice to the dough, add some cocoa to a 1/3 or half of the dough (whatever you prefer), make two layers and bake them as the basix cookie recipe mentions. May be the baking time will take a few minutes onger because of the 2 layers.
Or you bake each single layer extra and stick them together with a little jam or melted chocolate. Should work 🙂
Those cookies look mighty tasty! What are they?
I wish I could say I made them, but my Christmas baking won’t start for a few more weeks. 😉 These were cookies we picked up at Whole Foods.