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UP-CYCLED CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS

up-cycled christmas decorations by Mini Mad Things

This Christmas we are aiming to buy less and make more and this included our Christmas decorations. These pretty decorations are super easy to make just using cardboard, bottle tops, wooden beads and some cord.

MATERIALS: Cardboard, bottle tops, wooden beads, cord and scissors.

DIRECTIONS: Draw circle shapes on your cardboard in 3 graduating sizes and cut them out.

up-cycled christmas decorations by Mini Mad Things

Gather your cardboard discs and bottle tops and make holes in the middle.

up-cycled christmas decorations by Mini Mad Things

To make your tassels, wrap some cord around a piece of cardboard, remove from the cardboard and tie with another piece of cord. This cord will become the string for your decoration.

up-cycled christmas decorations by Mini Mad Things

Fold the tassel cords in half and tie with a cord to make your tassel. Then trim the ends of the cord.

up-cycled christmas decorations by Mini Mad Things

Now begin to thread your components to make your Christmas decoration. At the top tie a knot to stop the beads from coming off.

up-cycled christmas decorations by Mini Mad Things

up-cycled christmas decorations by Mini Mad Things

up-cycled christmas decorations by Mini Mad Things






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