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How to make a simple paper quilling Christmas Tree

How to make a simple paper quilling Christmas Tree

Try this quilling Christmas tree for a fun beginner quilling project that kids will love! This paper Christmas tree is made of construction paper, so it’s a fun and inexpensive Christmas craft for kids.Try this quilling Christmas tree for a fun beginner quilling project that kids will love! This paper Christmas tree is made with construction paper, so it's a fun and inexpensive Christmas craft for kids.

Quilling Christmas Tree

Perhaps one of the most adaptable crafts from our book Construction Paper Crafts for Kids is our quilling for kids. You could do this craft to go with any theme! The results are adorable and it can spark a love for quilling in your kids, which can lead to endless projects in the future.

Disclosure: Some of the links in this post are “affiliate links.” This means if you click on the link and purchase an item, we may receive an affiliate commission.  Try this quilling Christmas tree for a fun beginner quilling project that kids will love! This paper Christmas tree is made with construction paper, so it's a fun and inexpensive Christmas craft for kids.

Supplies for this construction paper Christmas tree:

Beginners guide to quilling

These step by step instructions for a quilling Christmas tree are perfect for anyone just starting out with quilling.  Then watch the video at the end to see it all in action.

Start by cutting your green and decoration pieces into 1″ strips.Try this quilling Christmas tree for a fun beginner quilling project that kids will love! This paper Christmas tree is made with construction paper, so it's a fun and inexpensive Christmas craft for kids.

Take 2 of your green strips and glue them end to end to create a circle. Try this quilling Christmas tree for a fun beginner quilling project that kids will love! This paper Christmas tree is made with construction paper, so it's a fun and inexpensive Christmas craft for kids.

Pinch the top and then 2 sides to create a tree-shaped triangle.Try this quilling Christmas tree for a fun beginner quilling project that kids will love! This paper Christmas tree is made with construction paper, so it's a fun and inexpensive Christmas craft for kids.

Secure to your paper using white glue. Try this quilling Christmas tree for a fun beginner quilling project that kids will love! This paper Christmas tree is made with construction paper, so it's a fun and inexpensive Christmas craft for kids.

Now it’s time to start quilling. Use your craft stick as a guide to wrap your paper around.Try this quilling Christmas tree for a fun beginner quilling project that kids will love! This paper Christmas tree is made with construction paper, so it's a fun and inexpensive Christmas craft for kids.

This works great for little hands because the shape fo the craft stick helps to keep the paper from slipping. Slide the paper off your craft stick and dip it in glue. Try this quilling Christmas tree for a fun beginner quilling project that kids will love! This paper Christmas tree is made with construction paper, so it's a fun and inexpensive Christmas craft for kids.

Place inside your tree, don’t worry, it will unwind a bit. Try this quilling Christmas tree for a fun beginner quilling project that kids will love! This paper Christmas tree is made with construction paper, so it's a fun and inexpensive Christmas craft for kids.

Fill the tree with green quills. Try this quilling Christmas tree for a fun beginner quilling project that kids will love! This paper Christmas tree is made with construction paper, so it's a fun and inexpensive Christmas craft for kids.

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Now you can add your decorations. Trim your colored strips in half, this way the quills are smaller. Add them to your tree until you like the look.Try this quilling Christmas tree for a fun beginner quilling project that kids will love! This paper Christmas tree is made with construction paper, so it's a fun and inexpensive Christmas craft for kids.

You can add them between or inside of the quills like we did at the top. Try this quilling Christmas tree for a fun beginner quilling project that kids will love! This paper Christmas tree is made with construction paper, so it's a fun and inexpensive Christmas craft for kids.

There is no “right” way to create this quilling Christmas tree. Trim a piece of brown paper to the size you would like for your trunk and let it dry!Try this quilling Christmas tree for a fun beginner quilling project that kids will love! This paper Christmas tree is made with construction paper, so it's a fun and inexpensive Christmas craft for kids.

 

Please pin this to your favorite Pinterest board.Try this quilling Christmas tree for a fun beginner quilling project that kids will love! This paper Christmas tree is made with construction paper, so it's a fun and inexpensive Christmas craft for kids.

 

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