Best Out of Waste Christmas Decoration Idea using Paper Cups!

Christmas is near and we are all excited to enjoy the Christmas parties! A lot of us love to arrange Christmas parties at our home and have fun. If you too are one of such people, we have an amazing Christmas Decoration option which you can prepare by yourself! The DIY crafts are unpredictable and can be made with interesting twists.

There are some reusable things through which we can prepare some decorative Christmas crafts. One of such interesting items is a paper cup. You can use a paper cup to create something special this Christmas!

Christmas Decoration

So what are you waiting for? Here is the process of making a cool Christmas décor from a paper cup.

Things You Need To Make Easy Paper Cup Christmas Décor

Things You Need For Paper Cup Christmas Décor

  • Paper cups
  • Glue
  • Dry glitters
  • Beads
  • Decorative objects
  • Lace and stars
  • Raw pasta
  • Thread
  • Colours and brushes
  • Glue gun

Steps To Make Easy Christmas Decoration

Step 1- Colour the large cups

Paper Cup Christmas Décor

Let’s start with making the paper cups more decorative. Take 3 small and 3 big paper cups and draw a design on these cups with a pen. Make a wavy design and fill it with a colour. Take a bowl and add some red paint. With a brush, fill the wavy design with the brush. Colour all 3 large cups with these red painted design and let it get dry.

Step 2- Colour and decorate all the cups

DIY Paper Cup Christmas Décor

Now it’s time to colour the small cups with green shade. Make a thick coat on the small cups and let it get dry. Now we have green coloured small cups and red patterned large cups. It’s now time to decorate he cups with decorative laces.  Apply some glue on the bottom of the cup and stick golden lace to the bottom. Decorate all the cups with these laces. Also decorate the top of the cups with this golden lace. Cut the ends with scissors and stick it with glue gun.

Step 3- Use glittery stars for decor

DIY Cup Hanging Craft

Christmas decorations are incomplete without stars and thus, we will use amazing glittery stars to decorate the cups. Take glitter stars and stick it randomly in the small green cups. For the huge white cups, you can choose colourful stars which will get highlighted in the white background. Thus choose large sized colourful stars and stick it randomly on the cup with glue.

Step 4-  Add some shine with glitter beads

Easy DIY Cup Hanging Craft

It’s time to make the décor more glittery and shiny. Take a bowl and add some glue into it. Also get the huge golden beads and green coloured dry glitter. We will sue this glitter to decorate the beads. Thus, apply some glue on the large beads with the help of a brush. Dip these glued beads in the heap of beads. This will help the beads to grab some dry glitter. You can insert the bead into a toothpick for dipping it into the glitter. This way you will get a glorious shiny set of beads! Yu can use different coloured dry glitters to cover the beads.

Step 5- Decorate the hanging thread

Easy DIY Cup Hanging

Every element of Christmas décor must be glittery and shiny. For this, take the thread and cover it with silver glitter. Take a bowl, add some glue and add dip the thread in this mixture.  You can also use silver colour and directly dip the thread into this colour. Let it dry and place it apart.

Step 6- Use the pastas for decor

Cup Hanging Craft For Christmas

There are so many pastas available in different shapes. Make use of these pastas to create some decorative and different shaped designs. Take different shaped pastas and colour them. For colouring, take a paper and pour colour in a bowl, with a brush, colour the pasta and sprinkle dry glitter on the coloured pasta. Let these pastas get dry. Similarly, take another set of pastas and colour it with different shade. Sprinkle dry glitter on these different shades pastas and let it dry.

Step 7- Prepare the hanging

DIY Cup Hanging Craft For Christmas

Now it’s time to make a hanging out of decorative elements. Take the cups and make holes in the bottom of the cups. Pass the silver thread from the hole tie a knot to prevent the thread from leaving the cup. Let the tread pass till the top of the glass and tie a glittery small pom pom in the end of the thread.

Start filling the thread with glitter beads and colourful pastas we prepared previously. Similarly, pass the thread 2 large cups and fill the threads with glitter beads and pastas to make a cool hanging!

Step 8- Make a bell bunch

Hanging Craft For Christmas

You can stick 2 pastas together, while making tying knots to keep the decorative element in their place. Now it’s time to decorate tie the three small glasses.  Lets decorate them as small bunch of bells. For this, paste the bottoms of the three glasses which will develop a formation as a bunch of bells.  Use glue gun and stick the bottoms of these glasses. We will use this bunch of bells for the third large cup hanging. Pass the thread of the large cup between these three bells and continue filling it with the decorative pastas.

Step 9- Combine the cups and prepare the hanging

Paper Cup Hanging Craft For Christmas

Now we get 2 large cups with simple hangings while 1 large cup with the bell style 3 small cups.  Attach all the three hangings together using a thread. You can tie it, prepare a knot or can stick the three threads. Here your amazing and colourful Christmas hanging is ready to use!

Cup Hanging DIY Craft

You can decorate your home with this beautiful Christmas décoration prepared with reusable items and glitter. Hang it in your entrance, give it a space in your living room, or decorate it around the glorious Christmas tree and make your festival more shiny and bright!

Have some amazing additions to this beautiful DIY Christmas décor? Share with us and don’t forget to post the pictures!

Happy Christmas crafting!

Christmas Crafts : Easy Christmas Paper Wreath

Christmas is festival of lights, grand feasts, decorations and celebrations! People decorate their homes with the best décor items and change the look of the entire home! This year, make your Christmas paper wreath décor more interesting and beautiful while trying some DIY!

Christmas DIY is simply a lot of fun. You just need some crafting skills and free time to get your home studded with eye catchy Christmas DIY! Here is a very simple and beautiful Christmas DIY paper wreath your guests would simply love!

Christmas Paper Wreath

Things You Will Need To Make A Christmas DIY Decorative Paper Wreath

Things You Need To Make Decorative Paper Wreath

  • Adhesive
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Divider tool
  • Pencil
  • Cutter
  • Decorative beads and pearls
  • Cardboard
  • Printed colour sheets
  • Glue gun
  • Decorative lace

Steps to Make The DIY Paper Wreath

Step 1-

We need to make a circular decorative piece and thus, let’s begin with drawing a circle on the cardboard. Take a cardboard and with the help of the pencil and divider tool, draw a circle on the cardboard.

Step 2-

In the same cardboard, draw a small circle within the big circle. Now cut the cardboard from the bigger circle. Get a clean circular cardboard. With the help of a cutter, cut the inner circle in a clean way.

Christmas Wreath Using Cardboard

Step 3-

Take a big red colour sheet and place the bigger circle on the sheet. Let the circle get perfectly fitted in the sheet. Refer the video and draw the circle as shown in it. Also draw the inner small circle on the sheet. Cut the inner circle with the help of a cutter the same way you trimmed the cardboard.

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Step 4-

Now, apply adhesive on the big circular cardboard and stick the cardboard with the red coloured big sheet. Paste the entire sheet and let this get dry.

Cardboard Christmas Wreath

Step 5-

Now take a white coloured paper and keep it in a landscape manner. Fold the right corner of the paper to the centre and then fold the left side of the paper on it. Refer the video to fold it perfectly. Press the folds and make them deeper.

Step 6-

Now cut the 2 folds or three segments of the white paper. You can use the cutter or scissor to cut the paper. This will give you 3 equal sized long rectangles.

Paper Wreath

Step 7-

Now, arrange all the pieces together and bend this paper from the centre. You will get a line in between. With the help of the scissor, cut the papers from the centre. You will now get 6 small sized white papers.

Paper Christmas Wreath

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Step 8-

Fold and arrange the paper from the centre and sub divisions. Refer the video to get the perfect folds. Press the folds to get those slim linings on the paper. Take small folds in the front and in the backward direction. This will give you a fine zigzag pattern. Interesting isn’t it!

Wreath Using Paper Folding

Step 9-

Open the paper and you will get a beautiful wavy pattern. Perform the same folds with all the other pieces you made from the white paper. Now, hold the zigzag strip in your hand and cut the strip from the base, middle and top. Make small cuts and carefully cut the paper as shown in the video.

Step 10-

When you will open these stripes,you will get fine diamond shaped cuts. Once you have trimmed all the papers, joint the edges of all the papers together with the help of glue gun.

Accordion Wreath

Step 11-

When you fold these designer papers from the bottom, you will get a nice fan style pattern. Now,take the red big circle and apply some adhesive in the circle.

Step 12-

Paste the fan or accordion to the circle. Keep applying the glue on the circular red base and stick the fan in the way shown in the video. 70% of the circular base will get covered with the accordion.

Accordion Christmas Wreath

Step13-

Now, get a white paper and draw a medium sized circle on it. Choose any lid of container or divider tool and draw a clean circle and cut it with a scissors. Now fold this circular paper from the centre and again from the centre.

Step 14-

Keep folding it like the square piece as shown in the video. When you will open it, you will get the beautiful accordion style pattern on this little circle too. Make few more circles and designs the same way!

White Accordion Flower

Step 15-

Take a decorative colour paper  and draw a small circle on it. This circle must be smaller than the white circle and then cut the circle with a scissor. Fold the paper just like the previous circle and make the flower accordion with this designer colourpaper. Choose different colour papers to make such lovely flower accordions.

Printed Paper Accordion Flower

Step 16-

Now, paste the small and coloured flower accordions in the huge white flower accordions with the help of glue gun. This looks simply perfect! Make 7-8 such flower accordions and stick these to the red circle.

Colorful Accordion Flower

Step 17-

On the area which we left blank on the big red circle, stick all these small flower accordions in a random fashion. Once the glue dries out, paste the decorative pearls and beads in the centre of the flowers. Also decorate the wreath and spaces of the fan with beautiful pearls. At each fold, stick the pearls and beads to make it look amazing!

Beautiful Accordion Christmas Wreath

Step 18-

To make it look more interesting, we will now use the golden decorative lace. Turn the wreath and stick the golden lace on the wreath as shown in the video. This will help you tie the wreath on the walls and make them look stunning!

Decorative Christmas Wreath

Now your beautiful decorative wreath is ready to shine!

Christmas décor wreath

Here is step by step video tutorial.

This is a very pretty and attractive Christmas décor element which you can try at your home and within few minutes, this simple Christmas décor wreath will be ready!

Did you enjoy making it? Please let us know!

Happy crafting!

DIY Christmas Gift Basket : How to Make Cute Handmade Foam Basket!

We all like to gift our near and dear ones during Christmas and why not. It is a time of merry-making and enjoying with family and friends. Children enjoy a lot and are very happy with the chocolates and gifts! Let’s make here DIY Christmas Gift Basket! 

Gifting chocolates and small gifts are traditional ideas. Then why not bring in a twist in the same by preparing some beautiful small baskets! These baskets not only look attractive but are multipurpose in nature. It can hold your gifts and brings in a perfect look.

DIY Christmas Gift Basket

Here we bring to you one such easy yet unique DIY Christmas Gift basket.

Things Needed For DIY Christmas Gift

Diy paper craft

  • Foam sheet
  • Divider
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Scissors
  • Glue gun
  • Glue stick
  • Printed paper
  • Decorative pearls
  • Craft glue
  • Colour papers

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Step by Step Procedure for Handmade Foam Basket

Step 1

  • Take a pink colour foam sheet.
  • Use a ruler and measure 6 cm on it, use a divider to draw a circle with 6 cm radius.
  • Cut this circle and keep it separate.
  • In a similar manner, we need 4 rectangles of various dimensions. Please refer to the URL:- https://youtu.be/nei7Tmef_mI
  • Cut each of the rectangles and keep it aside.

Foam basket

Step 2

  • Take the circle shaped foam and at the centre measure 2 cm widths and draw 2 horizontal lines.
  • Use glue on the horizontal lines and stick the rectangular sheet measuring 12*7 cm dimension on it.
  • Take the long rectangular pieces measuring 7cm width and paste it on the circumference of the circle to form a basket.

Paper diy craft

Step 3

  • To make the handle of the basket, take a foam sheet and measure 1.5cm width on it.
  • Cut this strip and paste it on the inner portion of the basket.

Handmade craft

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  • Take the printed paper sheet and cut 2 strips of 1.5cm width.

Handmade basket

  • Use glue to paste the strips on the handle of the basket to make it more attractive.
  • Use the printed paper to cover the sealed ends of the basket.

Handmade foam basket

Step 4

  • Take the colour paper and measure 1.5*11 cm dimension on the same.
  • Cut several such strips for decorating the wall.

Paper homemade craft

  • Take each strip and paste it on the wall of the basket.

Handmade diy craft

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Step 5

  • To decorate the walls, use pearl strips on the edges and the walls of the basket.
  • Also, decorate the handle of the wall using the pearl strips.

Foam Basket Diy Basket

The beautiful Christmas basket is now ready to use!

This DIY Christmas Gift is simple and easy to make. It forms an excellent gifting option. You can see that very few materials are used in the making of this basket. Prepare such baskets and give your friends and relatives a creative surprise.

Happy crafting!!

Christmas DIY Crafts : How to Make Beautiful Paper Basket for Christmas Gifts

Christmas is a time of celebration and we all love to enjoy this time. Exchanging gifts, preparing homemade dishes are part of this celebration. Then why not make Christmas DIY Crafts as homemade gifts for our friends and relatives. Well doesn’t it sound interesting!

Paper baskets are becoming common these days for gifting option. It is both eco-friendly and looks attractive. We bring here a simple homemade paper basket which will be ideal to place your gifts for the auspicious occasion.

Christmas DIY Crafts

Please have a look at the step by step tutorial for Beautiful Paper Basket for Christmas Gifts!

Things Needed For Making Christmas DIY Crafts

Pink basket diy christmas craft

  • Colour paper
  • Adhesive
  • Cutter
  • Scissors
  • Decorative colour paper
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Decorative pearls

Step by Step Procedure For Making Paper Basket

Step 1

  • First and foremost, download the FREE template from our website.
  • This template can be used on a colour sheet. Use a colour sheet of your choice.

Diy pink basket craft

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Step 2

  • There are 3 patterns as per the template
  • Cut the outer side of each pattern to obtain the final design.

Diy paper basket craft

  • Use a cutter on the markings which is present in the design. It will help in folding the markings accurately.
  • Fold along the markings and the pieces are now ready to be attached.

Pink basket diy craft

  • Stick the pieces together and make the basket stand.

Diy basket christmas craft

Step 3

  • Take the decorative colour paper and carefully place the basket on the paper.
  • After measuring the size of the basket, cut the decorative colour paper of size slightly less than the original basket. We require 2 such pieces to be pasted on the front and rear surface.

Christmas craft gift idea

  • Take the decorative pearl string and decorate the top surface of the basket. Also, stick some pearls on the basket handle to give it an attractive look.

Pink basket diy christmas craft for gift

You can now gift something in this beautiful basket during Christmas!

Then why wait, just make his cute basket and showcase your creativity. We all like something unique and this basket is really unique in itself. Moreover, it can be made in a very less time.

Just make these small baskets and surprise your friends and loved ones.

Happy Crafting!!

DIY Christmas Crafts : How to Make Unique Paper Lantern Step by Step…

Paper lanterns look so attractive when you see them hanging in the shops. Decorative pieces hanging here and there definitely seek our attention. Why not stop admiring the shop ones and make a homemade DIY Christmas crafts which you can use for decorations. Never wondered about it?

Well, we will make a simple yet unique paper lantern which will have an altogether different look. It is in the form of a shell and is easy to make.

DIY Christmas Crafts - Paper Lantern

Things Needed For Making DIY Christmas Crafts

Diy lantern

  • Colour paper
  • Craft glue
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Needle
  • Thread

Step By Step Procedure

Step 1

  • We will take 2 coloured sheets of different colours: one yellow in colour and the other a dark green sheet to give contrast colours.
  • On the green sheet, use a scale for measuring 2 cm and mark the points.
  • Throughout the green sheet, mark points at a distance of 2 cm at opposite ends of the sheet throughout.
  • Draw lines joining these 2 points. You need to draw lines throughout the sheet.

Paper shell lantern diy

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Step 2

  • Mark points again of 1 cm distance on the lines such that the strips will decrease in size.

Paper shell lantern inner images

  • Cut out the strips of different length and keep these strips aside.
  • Follow the procedure with the yellow sheets as well and keep the yellow strips aside.

Diy paper lantern

Step 3

  • Take both the green and yellow strips and place it alternatively one after the other.

Diy shell lantern

  • Use a thread and needle and stitch the alternative strips together.

Diy paper shell lantern

  • Fold the strips together and stitch them, repeat the process similarly with 3-4 strips every time and stitch the whole of it.

Diy handmade lantern

  • Apply some glue and paste the strips in the form of a shell.

Diy lantern decor

  • For hanging the lantern, take a long thread and stitch the thread from within so that you can hang it easily.

Paper shell diy

The unique lantern is now ready to use!!

The shell pattern lantern not only looks amazing but unique as well. You can prepare this lantern easily and showcase it in the front door.

Invite your friends and relatives and flaunt the beautiful lantern. You will indeed earn appreciation for the beautiful shell lantern.

Have a look at this step by step video tutorial for making Unique Paper Lantern!

Happy crafting!!

FREE Download : Stencil Template of DIY Handmade Paper Gift Box

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DIY Paper Gift Box

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DIY Paper Gift Box

FREE Download : Stencil Template of DIY Paper Basket Craft

Friends, please right click on this template of DIY Paper Basket Craft and select ‘Save As’ to save it. You can take its printout afterward on an A4 size paper. In case of any issues you can write to us at support@stylenrich.com.

All the best!

DIY Paper Basket Craft

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DIY Paper Basket

How to Make Diwali Diya Decoration From Plastic Spoons?

Diwali is celebrated using diyas. In each and every household, lighting the diyas is considered to be very auspicious. There are diyas easily available in the market; however we can make decorative diyas which adds an extra spark to the traditional diyas. Here we show you how to make diwali diya decoration from plastic spoons.

Diwali Diya Decoration From Plastic Spoons

Please have a look at step by step procedure for making decorative diyas From Plastic Spoons.

Things Needed

Diwali-diya-decoration

  • Plastic spoons
  • Paint
  • Paint brush
  • Cardboard
  • Decorative pearls
  • Glue gun
  • Pencil
  • Colour palate

Procedure For Diwali Diya Decoration From Plastic Spoons

Step 1

  • Take a cardboard and draw 3 circles on it.
  • Join the circles to each other by making small arcs on the outer surface of the circle.
  • Cut the circle along with the arcs.

Cardboard-crafts

Step 2

  • Take the plastic spoons.
  • Use a colour palate to collect the paint.
  • Use yellow, green and red colour to paint the spoons with a paint brush.
  • Once the spoons are painted, allow the paint to dry.

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  • Paint several spoons as we need many pieces for diya decoration.
  • Cut the bottom end of the spoon so that we get petal shape pieces.

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Step 3

  • Take the cut out cardboard piece.
  • Paste the yellow colour spoon petals on one of the circles to form the outer layer of the circle.
  • Repeat the same process for the red and green circles as well.

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  • Next form the inner layer by pasting the spoon in the similar manner as that of the outer layer.

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  • Decorate the spoon petals by using decorative pearls.

Diwali-diya-decoration-idea

  • Place the candle diya in the centre of the decorated item.
  • The decorated candles are now ready to use.

Diwali-diya-crafts-idea

Have a look at this step by step video tutorial.

Plastic spoons craft are easily available in the market. We usually throw plastic spoons considering them to be a waste. However, these can be utilized to make excellent Diwali decoration. Hope you enjoyed making this craft. Happy crafting!!