Recently, the folks at French General sent me goodies to play with and I was just waiting for a rainy day and some inspiration to get started with them. That happened the other day. As I have shared, I am on a bent to re-do my tree with all homemade decorations this year. I’m not sure that I will be successful in that endeavor, but I will die trying! So, finding some free time, some pretty cardstock and a few other supplies, I made these French Inspired Paper Teardrop Ornaments. Super easy!
12″x12″ printed or plain cardstock
1/16″ Craft Punch
1. Firstly, cut 1 inch strips from some 12″x12″ double-sided cardstock. Mine came from French General.
2. Make a pile of three strips, one on top of each other. If you using printed cardtock, make sure that the prints are lined up.
3. I used a roller ball adhesive and affixed the strips on one end. I only glued about 1/2″ in from the end.
4. Gently bent the strips around and made a teardrop shape with the topmost strip. Glue that to the outside of the other glued end.
5. Repeat that with the next strip, making a slightly larger teardrop. Do it again with the outside , or last, strip.
6. Once the adhesive is dry, punch a hole using a mini hole punch (I used a 1/16″ Craft Punch from McGill) and string through some bakers’ twine to make a loop.
Here’s the paper pack I used from French General.
Next, I’m going to make these, which will be a nice variation.