This easy to complete 3d book fold of a christmas tree. Christmas tree napkin folding two minutes technique. Full christmas tree christmas carol christmas crafts xmas tree christmas decorations folded book art book folding crafty projects art projects these folded book art christmas trees are really easy to make and look lovely on a mantlepiece or standing on the hearth next to a glowing fire. How to make a folded book tree for christmas youtube. I made a glittery star for the top of the tree and glued it on. Start folding the pages by turning the right hand top corner of the page down to the spine of the book, as far as it will go, until you have a nice sharp fold at the top of the spine where the page is attached. If you are feeling really ambitious and want to crank out a folded book by thanksgiving, you might want to try a book with some simple patterns like the thanksgiving book folding pattern pack. Its even a great craft to do with your kids, although i recommend letting an adult do the cutting with the exacto knife. You can use an old or a new book, it doesnt really matter. Then you can leave it as it is or, as in my case, decorate it a little. Its minimum requirements are just 60 pages and a height of just 19 cm but you can go much bigger. This is a very simple and inexpensive decoration that can be done by almost any age. Folded book christmas xmas angel, full detailed tutorial.
In order to make sure that it stays in pristine condition, you will want to take better care of it than you likely did the old book you used to create it. How to diy book page christmas tree hallmark channel. Make trees from old books by joyworks, featured i actually knew to make an xmas tree with tv guides from years ago, but the blk and wht of the books, now thats seeeet. The tutorial even gives folding tips for those who are not as comfortable making evenly folded paper. Following our easy to understand book folding method of marking and folding you will be able to make this beautiful pattern come to life on the pages of your own book. Once youre done folding, glue the first and last pages together to prevent the tree from gaping open. Nov 30, 2018 unlike a traditional christmas tree or trees which are cut down to make books, the tree you have just created can grace your home every holiday season. All you need for this project is an old paperback book. Wow thank you so much for the xmas tree idea i have. The page edges have been stained with a brown paint wash. To fold this 3d christmas tree, you will need one piece of paper. Made from an old book titled music in europe and the united states, its topped with a silver glitter covered star, and white organza with silver cascading bows. See more ideas about book folding, book crafts and christmas crafts.
Sep 10, 2019 one christmas tree is never enough for me. You will learn how to fold the pages of a book to create the display of your choice. Place a dab of glue on the neck edge of the christmas ball. Incredibly not everyone wanted to read mills and boon christmas nights by sally wentworth. Complete the angel by folding the last 20 pages like the first ones. One book was found on top of a trash can filled recyclable materials. You can make them from scrapbooking papers, old music books or even from old book pages.
Find out how many pages your book has and start a third of the way through. Create your own stunning piece of book art with this cut and fold book folding pattern of a stunning fancy christmas tree. This year, ive been making christmas trees by folding the pages of old books and magazines. If youd like to start easy, see my tutorial using an old kids book. You can fold the bottom corners of the book or cut them off if you prefer. Book christmas tree reuse recyle books diy youtube. The kind of folding ive done is simple no real pattern required but i definitely inspired by the budget living feature. As the holiday rolls around, my house fills with small, alternative trees that have either been purchased or made at home. See more of book folding creations by susie on facebook. The red lights give your book christmas tree a ravishing look.
In this video i show you how you can book fold a christmas tree. After folding all the pages and removing the cover, used distress ink bundled sage on the edges to make the tree green then good old gliding wax, treasured gold aquamarine. How to make a christmas tree with folded book pages. Creating a book tree is like building a pyramid with mismatching blocks.
How many christmas trees does it take to make 12 christmas trees made out of books. Simply fold your book pages into a beautiful christmas tree. Continue folding pages as you did for the tree until you are about 25 leaves from the end. After folding all the pages and removing the cover, used distress ink bundled sage on the edges to make the tree. Folded book angel, full tutorial christines crafts. You could also use this christmas tree napkin folding procedure to make tiny paper trees and decorate the house coming christmas time.
How to make angels and christmas trees from a paperback book it is a sad fact that even charity shops have to pulp books after their pages have curled on the shelves too long. This pattern is a great way of using up those smaller books. Fun and beautiful way to restore a book into something meaningful to you or someone you love. Nov 16, 2019 learn how to use a book to make a christmas tree display. A typical soft cover book of at least 200 pages makes a nice, full tree. Diy folded book christmas tree with gold foil star. Book folding christmas tree craft room delights by. How to make trees or christmas trees out of paperback books. This christmas tree book folding pattern allows you to create your own folded book art as pictured in the book above. Whether you use them in place of a big christmas tree, as a centre.
Dec 12, 2016 hello, today, im going to show you how to make a christmas tree in 3 dimensions, with a single sheet of paper. Some of the instructions make small, flat, origami trees suitable for homemade greeting cards or for use as ornaments. Now fold 5 pages as angel wings as you did in step 4. He even folded the three trees gracing the top of my vintage china cabinet here.
Slip the decorative top on the glued ball immediately. I also have a full tutorial for a hanging book fold. This christmas tree can be folded by novices or with children as a craft project. Bend the cover pages back if needed to make it stable. Make a paperback christmas tree this decorative folded paperback christmas tree made from a paperback book is super cute, easy to make, and affordable. This pattern will allow you to fold a wonderful christmas tree into your book. Home heritage 7 foot prelit artificial half pine christmas tree with warm white led lights and folding stand. I feel a teensy bit bad about defacing a book but this one was headed for the recycle bin. Use a fancy paper and a cute gift box and you could even give those little christmas trees as gifts to family and friends. How to make trees or christmas trees from paperback books. My husband says if you can make a paper airplane, you can make these. I have found that these book trees take twice as long to fold during the second half because the amount of folded pages building up makes. Create your own delightful xmas decoration for the holidays. Only the tree is decorated the others decorated to tour liking.
Christmas tree one pattern two looks look 1 without folded backdrop 205 folds, 410 pages look 2 with folded backdrop 257 folds, 514 pages book height should 23cm plus this allows for a 3cm margin top and bottom both patterns use the measure and fold method. Amazons choice for folding christmas tree christmas tree fully decorated prelit 6 ft pull up pop up out of box ready minimal assembly needed christmas tree. The christmas tree book take a cue from this picture to make this stylish tree where three fat binding books have been supported by light ones on top. Book christmas tree book tree christmas fabric christmas ornament folded book art book folding christmas decorations to make christmas crafts christmas ideas. The dull black and white pages may call for some ornamentation such as spray paint or sparkles, but if you prefer a black and white decor, leaving the folded pages unadorned makes a nice minimalist tree. Gather all your books and sort them by size and shape. Immediately place the completed christmas ball, decorative end side down, on the glued tree top. Please read the product description below for exact details about this pattern. Dec 17, 2019 diy folded book christmas tree with gold foil star. Fold up the piece that hangs over the bottom of the book, making sure to line it up with the bottom of the other pages. This stepbystep video shows you how to make your own cone shaped tree by just folding the pages of a book.
Follow this easy book folding pattern to make a cute christmas tree. Keep those pages of words alive and send them as gifts as they fold flat for ease of. Dec 05, 2018 this folded book christmas tree is so easy to make and you do not need to buy anything. This book is 18cm tall, and the title is oliver twist, by charles dickens. Keep those pages of words alive and send them as gifts as they fold flat for ease of postingshipping. A great little project to get you into the new and exciting 3d book folding.
In his words, its like folding the left wing 200 times. Diy christmas tree for all my book loving, crafty friendsyou must try making this christmas tree made from an old book. The pattern requires 239 folds so you will need a book preferably hard backed with at least 478 pages and which is a approx. Book folding diy how to fold an easy christmas tree. I am a reader in every sense of the word i devoured them as child, i have a phd in linguistics, i was a reading teacher for 7 years, im a fulltime copywriter, i. See more ideas about christmas, book christmas tree and christmas crafts. For all my book loving, crafty friendsyou must try making this christmas tree made from an old book. This decorative folded paperback christmas tree made from a paperback book is super cute, easy to make, and affordable. How to make a origami christmas tree custom book folding. Book christmas tree xmas tree christmas presents vintage christmas christmas holidays christmas ornaments recycled. Folded book art christmas tree decorated with black pictures and children skating and silver beads and silver ball. In the video below, i will teach you how you can take a plain, old, ordinary paperback book and turn it into a christmas tree. This folded book christmas tree is so easy to make and you do not need to buy anything. The first thing youll need to make the beautiful christmas tree is a book, obviously.
How to upcycle an old book into a christmas tree diy. It might sound like a challenge, but this christmas tree craft is astonishingly simple since the advent of ebooks, we are starting to look at paperbacks in a. Carry on folding pages until you have your desired christmas tree shape. I found this top image on facebook but hit the jump for 11 more prime examples of christmas book trees. This is a super easy project to do while listening to an audiobook or the tv. Dec 30, 2018 the simple way to add elegance to the season by making a christmas tree that can be used over and over. Dress up the top of a desk or credenza this holiday with an upcrafted book. Old book crafts, art crafts, book page crafts, book page art, paper c origami christmas book folding 27 ideas for 2019 some great directions for fantastic book origami variety of way to fold to create cool book art. Jan 08, 2017 this stepbystep video shows you how to make your own cone shaped tree by just folding the pages of a book. Folded book christmas tree how to make christines crafts. Folding technique for the production of christmas trees from paperbacks.
Dec 20, 2014 really like giving books a new lease of life and love book folding. Christmas tree book folding class learn how to use a book to make a christmas tree display. Spruce artificial xmas tree for holidays decoration, evergreen 7. Christmas tree book folding class greene public library. I folded 1 pages in total, folding 115 pages in half an hour. With this recycled book page craft tutorial, you can learn how to make a 3d christmas tree out of book pages or newspaper you already have.
Diy folded book christmas tree with gold foil star dreams. This pattern can easily be finished within an hour and is great. Sign up at the library to reserve your space for november 16th. Christmas tree this pages lists some of the greatest origami christmas trees that are available for free on the internet. You may replace the burlap ribbon with a colorful satin ribbon if you desire.
Folded book angel book folding, book christmas tree. How to make a christmas tree with folded book pages holidappy. How to make angels and christmas trees from a paperback book. A folded book christmas tree makes fantastic holiday decor. Hello, today, im going to show you how to make a christmas tree in 3 dimensions, with a single sheet of paper. Paper christmas tree folding book art christmas tree decoupage for beginners. But did you know theres a whole segment of people who make christmas trees out of books. Place a dab of glue on the center of the top of your completed paperback book tree. Go back to the folds that you were doing at the start of the book and continue doing those until there are only 25 pages remaining. Create in your own choice of colours for your own home or create and sell for others to enjoy. The addition of buttons and snowflakes makes it appear even more splendid.
You can easily make a tree in less than 30 minutes. Paper christmas tree folding book art christmas tree decoupage. Folded book art paper book book folding paper art paper crafts book christmas tree christmas crafts xmas book tree i dont think ive shared these two book folding items that i made eons ago, a bird house and a vase with tulips. The many pins show the thought that goes into decorating the tree. How to make folded paperback book christmas trees a. This is a beautiful custom pattern we have created for you. I feel a teensy bit bad about defacing a book but this one was headed for the recycle bin anyway. How to make folded paperback book christmas trees a tutorial. What an incredible piece of art can you create by just folding the pages of an old, unused book. You can also upcycle an old candlestick for the base and an old dresser knob for the top. If you want to practice and then give some christmas themed books as gifts, you might want to try a book like christmas holiday pack. Folded book angel book folding, book christmas tree, folded.119 215 315 372 742 84 692 1538 1134 1385 757 1443 647 150 1578 1034 297 838 123 1338 1606 1207 663 1297 1139 908 696 578 1076 524 946 468 515