We love exploring the crafting possibilities of using paper to create 3D art, and origami is a really versatile technique for creating DIY holiday decor. Last year we created simple origami boxes to spruce up your standard string lights, and now we’re showing you how to make these origami stars to fill out your christmas tree. These origami christmas ornaments are made with tissue paper, but you can also find gorgeous origami paper online or at your local craft store.
We made our origami christmas ornaments in the blue from our Fresh Breeze pack as a bold contrast to our flocked white tree. The papers in our tissue packs are frosted with a glittery shimmer, so they are perfect for the holidays. For red or white stars, you can also find our Americana tissue pack in Shop this Project below! Once you pick out your papers, start your origami christmas ornaments by cutting the papers into squares. We started with 5 and 6 inch squares, but you can use the same tutorial for any size of stars you want to make. Follow our step by step photo tutorial as you go – this project is way too tricky to explain in words! It may take a bit to get the hang of it, but once you feel comfortable folding the stars, they are really easy to make.
When you finish your stars, place them on the branches of your Christmas tree to fill any holes. You can really use these stars in any place that needs a festive touch around the house! Find some of our other favorite DIY ornaments in our collection of Christmas projects. Our latest ornament makes include our adorable felt santas, yarn pom pom snowmen and clay snowflakes. Always feel free to write in with project suggestions, or become a member of our crafting community here. Enjoy! ~ Lia and the Team